Flatbed Driver Resume Samples

A Flatbed Driver operates and drives the flatbed trucks to transport goods from one place to another. While the job duties are same as other transport drivers, the following are certain core duties seen on the Flatbed Driver Resumeloading and unloading trucks; answering to customer inquiries; planning deliveries, collecting payments from customers; keeping the truck in good operating conditions; ensuring safe transportation, monitoring road conditions, following all applicable laws, filling up fuel, and washing windows; following accident procedures in case of any accidents; and reporting serious mechanical issues to the supervisor.

To undertake this challenging role, the driver requires the help of the following job skills – superb driving skills; knowledge of shipment protocols, mechanical skills; safe driving history; time management, customer service, the ability to follow the GPS and maps accurately; and flatbed hauling experience. A high school diploma or GED is sufficient for this role. However, a CDL is mandatory.

Flatbed Driver Resume example

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : Motivated Driver focused on efficiently and safely navigating routes to guarantee incident-free, on-time deliveries. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment, are properly positioned

Skills : Unload Trucks, Pre-Trip Inspections, Tarp Loads, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Verified all dispatch instructions. 
    2. Notified supervisor of any customer or delivery problems. 
    3. Informed the management team of any deviations.
    4. Ensured that all required shipping documentation accompanies all deliveries. 
    5. Inspected cargo for count accuracy. 
    6. Performed all functions in accordance with operation and safety guidelines.
    7. Maintained a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and awareness of surroundings.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Safety


Flatbed Driver Resume

Summary : Seeking to develop a long-lasting relationship with the company. Demonstrated ability to support the management and coordinate the tasks of multiple studies. 

Skills :  Trip-Planning, CDL, Safe Driving.

Description :

    1. Drove to customer location, total length tractor, and trailer is 68 feet.
    2. Secured each load using chains or straps and tarp if required.
    3. Read over paperwork and bol making sure everything is accurate.
    4. Paid close attention when getting loaded as not to be overweight on axles and total weight.
    5. Properly executed people's net (electronic logs) to be in accordance with dot policies.
    6. Delivered load with no damage to the product.
    7. Maintained a safe driving record, delivered on time.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BA in Arts


Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : A highly motivated professional driver with a verifiable record of accomplishment spanning 10 years. Strong communication abilities self-motivated and energetic individual with can-do customer service.

Skills :  Unload Trucks, Pre-Trip Inspections.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines.
    2. Detected and eliminated or minimized safety hazards.
    3. Operated forklifts, hand trucks, pallet jacks, to move, load, arrange, rearrange and unload the freight.
    4. Hooked/unhook trailers from tractor itself and the pushing, pulling, placing, lifting, and attaching or detaching of various types of converter gear when necessary.
    5. Understood and carried out instructions given orally or in writing.
    6. Transported material 45 feet in length and 46,000lbs in weight.
    7. Secured load using load locks as required.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : Seeking a full-time position that will allow using a strong work ethic and experiences in customer service to help the firm build stronger client relationships.

Skills : Customer Service, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Transported deliveries locally and over the road.
    2. Safely loaded and unloaded deliveries according to the size of load and content description.
    3. Maintained a daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
    4. Submitted all delivery documentation in a timely manner.
    5. Reported all accidents, damage, and malfunctions involving company equipment to management.
    6. Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during, and after trips.
    7. Inspected vehicle and immediately reported any defects to a supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in HIstory

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : To operate yard truck to pull, transport, load, and discharge breakbulk or empty and loaded containers using standard equipment such as flatbed trailers, pipe trailers, and mafis.

Skills : Safe Driving, Transport Goods, Shipping and Receiving, Vehicle Inspections. 

Description :

    1. Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
    2. Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
    3. Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times, and alternate routes.
    4. Hooked and unhooked trailers from the tractor and converter dollies.
    5. Submitted a daily mileage log with a trip sheet, fuel, maintenance, and delivery documentation.
    6. Transported freight from origin to destination in a safe and timely manner.
    7. Checked load accuracy and stability before each trip.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS in Science

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : Seeking to continue a career with an organization that will utilize management, supervision, and administrative skills to benefit mutual growth and success. A dedicated individual who gives 100% to accomplish a task.

Skills :  Pre-Trip Inspections, Driving Skills, CDL.

Description :

    1. Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is good.
    2. Inspected loads to ensure cargo is secured.
    3. Drove the truck to weigh stations before and after loading along routes.
    4. Uncoupled and coupled trailer and connecting airlines and electrical lines.
    5. Read the bill of lading during and after delivering freight.
    6. Secured loads with binders, straps, and chains to ensure secured freight.
    7. Paid attention to details that were given to ensure safe and on-time delivery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma in Arts

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position with an organization that allows stretching the leadership, and business skills to further the performance of the organization.

Skills : Client Relationship, Navigation Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed daily DOT Pre-trip Inspections.
    2. Maintained orderly paperwork and electronically send it in once a week.
    3. Received load pickup and route information digitally.
    4. Secured load for transport, according to good practice.
    5. Ensured load and bill of lading match up.
    6. Delivered load to customers in a safe, timely manner.
    7. Delivered product within assigned route schedule and time windows.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate in ME

Flatbed Driver Resume

Headline : A Safety-oriented Driver and knowledgeable about proper handling of heavy machinery, including pallet jacks, cherry pickers, and forklifts. Works well independently and as part of a team. Truck driver versed in DOT safety regulations, inspections, maintenance, and on-time deliveries.

Skills : Tarp Loads, Customer Service, Trip-Planning.

Description :

    1. Delivered to residential and commercial locations.
    2. Avoided time delivery delays by carefully planning the best routes.
    3. Received pick-ups and delivered them to the warehouse.
    4. Drove multi-stop routes and made deliveries of Hazmat freight.
    5. Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.
    6. Inspected and maintained vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, and brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
    7. Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : A highly motivated professional driver with a verifiable record of accomplishment spanning 10 years. Seeking to obtain a management position in high-end luxury goods that will utilize prowess in team management.

Skills : CDL, Safe Driving, Vehicle Inspections, Transport Goods.

Description :

    1. Ensured compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards, and guidelines.
    2. Understood and carried out instructions given orally or in writing, including those on manifests and other shipping documents.
    3. Transport material 45 feet in length and 46,000lbs in weight.
    4. Secured load using load locks as required.
    5. Hauled of various materials such as steel, wood, and metal bundles. 
    6. Maintained safe operations of the truck to include pre/post-trip inspections. 
    7. Reported any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BA in Arts

Flatbed Driver Resume

Objective : Responsible for moving different commodities, utilizing heavy equipment, and performing a variety of physical & labor-intensive tasks within the terminal.

Skills : Inventory Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for achieving production requirements.
    2. Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed.
    3. Made sure that products were produced on time and are of good quality.
    4. Set up and verified the functionality of safety equipment.
    5. Coordinated procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
    6. Drove flatbed truck/trailer to pick up and loading bales of cardboard from commercial businesses.
    7. Drop/pickup intermodal containers at railroad yards.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.Com in Commerce