Log Truck Driver Resume Samples

A Log Truck Driver operates heavy trucks that transport logs and other wood products over the road. Working mostly for forest product companies, these drivers complete the duties mentioned on the Log Truck Driver Resume – ensuring cargo is properly secured; performing pre-trip, en route and post-trip inspections of equipment and accessories; planning trip logistics and obtaining the required documentation to transport goods; maintaining logbooks; loading and unloading cargo; following traffic laws, planning routes using GPS systems; following accident procedures; inspecting trucks and recording issues; and recording cargo deliveries.

This job is right for those possessing the following skills – a passion to drive, mechanical skills, the ability to pass drug and alcohol tests; the ability to help customers; and a high level of physical abilities. There are no formal educational requirements for this role, however, drivers are expected to hold a CDL with all required endorsements. A current TWIC card is also needed.

Log Truck Driver Resume example

Log Truck Driver Resume

Objective : As a Log Truck Driver, responsible for delivering logs from logging units to mill sites. and also load and secure log loads and transport to the destination.

Skills : Class A CDL Truck Driver, Good Communication Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Checked all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
  • Checked conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Collected delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions, and routes.
  • Coupled or uncoupled trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Cranked trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Performed routine daily maintenance on all trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment, including fueling, servicing, and minor mechanical repairs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School diploma


Log Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Seeking a Log Truck Driver position an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Operate Forklift, Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Drove the truck to the landing site, get loaded for the mill.
  • Checked straps at top of the hill before entering the highway.
  • Delivered logs to the mill, unstrapped load, and roll-up straps.
  • Hauled logs through the valley. Safely operated truck over varied difficult terrain. 
  • Loaded and unloaded freight to assure safety and minimize the risk of damage and dangerous conditions.
  • Required to strap the logs and used automated air inflated equipment.
  • Performed daily inspection of the truck.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Log Truck Driver Resume

Objective : A trustworthy and hard-working individual looking to Log Truck Driver and extensive experience in Truck Driver. Passionate about working in Transportation. Also, provide great customer services to customers.

Skills : Heavy Machine Operator, Good Communication Skills.

Description :

  • Maintained a daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
  • Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during, and after trips.
  • Transported deliveries locally and over the road.
  • Completed basic maintenance such as minor repairs to keep the vehicle neat and running properly.
  • Pushed and pulled dollies into place and cranked lever to raise and lower landing gear on semi-trailers.
  • Established and maintained excellent customer relationships.
  • Checked shipping papers to determine the nature of load and checked for the presence of hazardous materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
G.E.D In CDL

Log Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Experienced, hardworking equipment operator looking to join a company of motivated professionals. More than 5 years of experience in Log Truck Driver positions. Action-oriented with the strong ability to communicate effectively with others. Core Qualifications

Skills : Attention to detail, Experienced Forklift Operator.

Description :

  • Drove truck, equipped with a long-tongued trailer, to haul logs from forest to mill or storage yard.
  • Complied with weight restrictions on roadways travel and other regulations related to driving commercial trucks on public roadways.
  • Performed proper pre-trip inspection of the vehicle prior to trip and post-trip inspection upon return.
  • Learned and operated onboard computerized time and load info tracking.
  • Met dispatch schedules on time.
  • Performed duties in a safe and efficient manned transport finished goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants or retail and distribution centers.
  • Inspected vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Log Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Over 5 years of experience, as a Log Truck Driver. Most recently, have been working as a Truck Transport Driver. To learn and operate onboard computerized time and load info tracking.

Skills : Heavy Equipment Operator, Delivery Specialists, Maintenance Skills.

Description :

  • Inspected equipment for safety prior to use, and performed necessary basic maintenance tasks.
  • Graded logs according to characteristics such as knot size and straightness, and according to established industry or company standards.
  • Drove straight or articulated tractors equipped with accessories such as bulldozer blades, grapples, logging arches, cable winches, and crane booms, to skid, load, unload, or stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush.
  • Drove tractors for the purpose of building or repairing logging and skid roads.
  • Calculated total board feet, cordage, or other wood measurement units, using conversion tables.
  • Delivered timber to different paper factories.
  • Consisted of loading logs onto log trailers, trimming of logs, and strapping loads of wood securely onto trailers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Log Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Seeking a qualified Log Truck Driver position, responsible for Loading and securing log loads and transport them to destination. Also, perform daily inspection of truck

Skills : Good Communication Skills, Customer Service.

Description :

  • Drove semi-truck, equipped with a long-tongued trailer, to haul logs from forest to mill or storage yard.
  • Maneuvered truck into loading position according to signals from the loading crew.
  • Fastened chain or cable binders around logs to secure the load on the trailer during transit.
  • Released binders upon arrival at the unloading site.
  • Completed numerous mechanical duties to maintain the vehicle at federal regulated standards including, but not limited to, changing tires, changing oil/filters, replacing parts, etc.
  • Documented and logged work/rest periods and miles spent driving and retain fuel/toll receipts.
  • Drove truck and trailer to haul logs in a safe and efficient manner to designated company locations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Log Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Log Truck Driver with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Forklift Operator, CDL Truck Driver - Class A.

Description :

  • Inspected truck equipment and supplies and reported problems and safety hazards to supervisors.
  • Drove company truck for local and intra-state pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Maintained pre-shift daily log books, too and from locations Kept DOT regulated log books Kept up on maintenance issues on a daily bases Hauled logs.
  • Hauled logs from various landings to mill.
  • Hauled logs from logging sites to mills.
  • Reported directly to the owner of the company as both a part-time and full-time log truck driver.
  • Planed routes and meeting delivery schedules.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certified Truck Driver

Log Truck Driver Resume

Headline : Looking for an opportunity to work in a Log Truck Driver, where all knowledge, skills, and experience can be used to the fullest and also have the opportunity to learn more about the Transport Operator field.

Skills : Heavy Equipment, Transport Logs, CDL.

Description :

  • Drove a tractor/trailer within a 600-mile a day distance.
  • Climbed into and out of the cab at various inspections and servicing points, as well as loading and unloading points.
  • Responsible for chaining tires during extreme weather conditions.
  • Performed minor mechanical repair work while on the road such as adjusting brakes, checking oil, or refueling ·as needed.
  • Thrown wrappers over a load of logs and connecting them together with binders to ensure that the logs stay on the truck.
  • Abided by all DOT road & safety requirements.
  • Maintained all logs accurately, timely and legible load and secure log loads and transport to the destination.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Truck Driver

Log Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Seeking a Log Truck Driver position an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Vehicle Inspections, Customer Service, Management Skills.

Description :

  • Complied with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
  • Maneuvered trucks into loading or unloading positions.
  • Collected and verified delivery instructions.
  • Reported defects, accidents, or violations.
  • Maintained driver logs and vehicle inspection reports.
  • Completed driver log and truck performance forms.
  • Conducted pre-trip inspection of truck and trailer.
  • Performed routine daily maintenance on all trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment, including fueling, servicing, and minor mechanical repairs.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED

Log Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Organized Truck Driver with a proven track record of delivering within specified time frames. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential.

Skills : Heavy Equipment, Operating Skills, Driving Skills.

Description :

  • Properly secured loads, with ratchet straps, chains, binders, and winch.
  • Safely climbed on/off equipment and tractor/trailer multiple times a day.
  • Effective time management skills to stay on track for deliveries/pick-up.
  • Utilized safe driving techniques at all times.
  • Completed equipment inspection reports upon delivery/pickup of equipment.
  • Completed dot required daily inspections on all trucks and trailers and all dot related paperwork.
  • Safely load/off-load heavy equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma