Over The Road Driver Resume Samples

An Over the Road driver is a driver who drives trucks, lorries, dump trucks, and box trucks over long distances. The job description entails conveying goods, equipment, raw materials, and sometimes wastes and chemicals between locations and terminals. A well-drafted Over The Road Driver Resume mentions the following core duties and tasks – maintaining a logbook and ensuring all necessary documents are maintained, recording damages and shortages; ensuring safe transportation and delivery of freight, reporting on damages incurred during transportation and maintaining the vehicle in good working condition.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – strong communication skills, average numerical skills, in-depth knowledge of the routes, expansive knowledge of road signs and safety procedures, excellent driving skills, and immense physical strength. If you are looking to work as an OTR Driver, then you should demonstrate on your resume a valid driving license and formal education to the extent of a high school diploma or its equivalent.

Over The Road Driver Resume example

Over The Road Driver Resume

Headline : Obtains Department of Motor Vehicle Operator License Obtains Commercial Driver's License (CDL) (B) Safety Air Brake & (P,S) Endorsements Outstanding Customer Service Proficient in Defensive Driving Skills Effective Problem solving /analytical skills.

Skills : Road Truck Driving, Experience Refrigerated Trailer.

Description :

    1. Performed warehousing functions involving the return, repair, storage of furniture.
    2. Received incoming stock, assuring that stock number, nomenclature, and quantity agree with information contained on documents.
    3. Reviewed furniture items for damages and refuses to sign for damaged furniture.
    4. Reviewed items for damages and refuses to sign for damaged or missing items.
    5. Signed for proper incoming items on receipt document.
    6. Transferred furniture to specific homes and other business location(s) accordance with established rental store policies and procedures.
    7. Annotated exact addresses on receipt documenting and entering location changes into computer.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Sr. Over The Road Driver Resume

Objective : Aviation Manager with over of Helicopter experience, Platform Instructor Warrant Officer Career College, Warrant Officer Advanced Course, Aviation Resource Management, Flight Operations, Aviation Safety, Security and Operations Management within the Department of Defense, Department of State and the Defense Services industry.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Student Over The Road Instructor.

Description :

    1. Referred any unusual or difficult problems to supervisor for action.
    2. Assured that proper quantity, of furniture selected, agrees with information contained on documents.
    3. Operated various tractor-trailer combinations for extended periods of time, over long distances between company/customer facilities, terminals, yards or work sites in order to pick up, transport and deliver freight in a safe, timely and efficient manner.
    4. Performed all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and comply with all federal, state, and local regulations for the secure and safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV).
    5. Understood and carried out instructions given orally and in writing, including those on manifests, bills of lading and other shipping documents to determine the location and time of delivery.
    6. Conducted a thorough pre-trip inspection of the equipment assigned as prescribed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the company.
    7. Inspected tractor and trailer for defects during and after trips and submit a written report on the condition of the tractor and trailer at the end of each trip.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Over The Road Driver Resume

Objective : To obtain employment as a Delivery Driver with Sparklettes Water- DS Services . utilizing great skills in delivery management and excellent driving record to contribute the company's mission and goals.

Skills : Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, Excel, Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Safely operated tractor trailer equipment in different configurations as assigned, with varying weights as allowed by law, under all types of climatic conditions, terrain, road conditions and traffic situations.
    2. Extended periods of time, over long distances, either direct or by way of other intermediate points, in accordance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations as well as company policy.
    3. Droped, hooked, spoted, switched and otherwise interchange equipment, including the hooking and unhooking trailers from the tractor itself and the pushing, pulling, placing, lifting and attaching or detaching of various types of converter gear when necessary.
    4. Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
    5. Collected delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
    6. Maintained logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and Federal regulations.
    7. Reported vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Asst. Over The Road Driver Resume

Objective : Innovative and dedicated skilled worker with extensive experience in Materials Management, Warehousing, Customer Service, Forklift Operation and Multiple Trades.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Technician.

Description :

    1. Secured cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
    2. Drove trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
    3. Doive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
    4. Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when require H & C TRANSPORT LLC.
    5. Considered one of the best drivers in the Division due to a high on time delivery history with little or no glass breakage.
    6. Drove routes were from city to city.
    7. Transported freight to the same city on a regular basis.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate Over The Road Driver Resume

Objective : Truck Driver versed in DOT safety regulations, inspections, maintenance and on-time deliveries, offering 5 years verifiable and proven on-time delivery exp. Reliable, committed, motivated, and organized to getting to each location efficiently and safely. Navigating routes to guarantee incident-free delivery. Customer-focused and strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact with others. Quick learner with management potential. Possesses a strong work ethic and excellent driving record.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Injections, Pallet Jack, Automotive, Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Performed ad hoc runs because shippers requested varying service to different cities every day.
    2. Kept a log of activities, the condition of the truck, and the circumstances of any accidents.
    3. Loaded and unloaded cargo.
    4. Hauled specialty cargo to destinations familiar with procedures or certified to handle the materials.
    5. Picked up and delivered furniture.
    6. Maintained a daily, legible DOT log book and submitted corresponding documents.
    7. Submitted all delivery documentation in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Over The Road Driver III Resume

Summary : Driver proficient at driving a broad range of commercial trucks that include 18-wheelers and vehicles with air brakes. Also have a TWIC card that is current and ready to use. Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations.

Skills : Management, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Accounts Payable, Office Equipment, Computer.

Description :

    1. Transported deliveries locally and over the road.
    2. Reported all accidents, damage and malfunctions involving company equipment to management.
    3. Pushed and pulled dollies into place and cranked lever to raise and lower landing gear on semi-trailers.
    4. Inspected the truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips.
    5. Checked shipping papers to determine the nature of load and checked for the presence of hazardous materials.
    6. Operated delivery vans in accordance with company safety policies and procedures.
    7. Established and maintained excellent customer relationships.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Over The Road Driver II Resume

Objective : To obtain an Electronic Technician position that builds on demonstrated troubleshooting, maintenance and testing skills or in engineering development arena.

Skills : OTR Driving Experience, Frame-less trailer end dump and pneumatic tank experience.

Description :

    1. Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
    2. Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
    3. Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
    4. Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
    5. Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
    6. Hooked and unhooked trailers from the tractor and converter dollies.
    7. Submitted reports on the condition of the truck at the end of each trip.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Over The Road Driver I Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging position in an environment where current skills will be effectively utilized to assist in advancing a business that offers a stable employment opportunity. Eager to acquire new skills, dealings, and technological advancements.

Skills : Can Run Track Hoe, back Hoe, bobcat, dump Truck.

Description :

    1. Trip planned delivery to ensure on time arrival.
    2. Delivered customer orders to homes and places of business within established time frames.
    3. Interacted with customers and vendors in a friendly and timely manner.
    4. Inspected truck to make sure brakes, windshield wipers, lights were working and that a fire extinguisher, flares, other safety equipment were aboard and in working order.
    5. Accurately planned a trip to squeeze the most out of the time allowed.
    6. Learned the best routes to take, the best times of day for travel in certain areas and the nature of the terrain and how these factors affected travel time.
    7. Responsible for completing paperwork for each load hauled, as well as paperwork required for Hours of Service.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Over The Road Driver/Executive Resume

Headline : Able to meet and exceed any business goal regardless of any obstacles presented. Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to maintain quality and productivity standards. Known to be a hard worker, dedicated, motivated, and always having a great attitude. Driven to get results and possess excellent work ethics.

Skills : Heavy machinery operator, Class A CDL, Forklift Operator.

Description :

    1. Dealt with dispatchers, safety department, other motorists, truck stop employees, shippers, receivers, law enforcement personnel, including highway patrol, local and city police and DOT officers as a professional.
    2. Kept up to date on all rules that pertained to Hours of Service.
    3. Utilized knowledge of loading freight in order to comply with weight limitations, and adjust weight (between axles) in order to bring an overweight load into compliance.
    4. Inspected truck to make sure brakes, windshield wipers, lights were working and that a fire extinguisher, flares, other safety equipment were aboard and in working order.
    5. Performed duties as a Combination Man with responsibilities for loading and unloading trucks, driving both local and haul all across the country.
    6. Maintained excellent safety record as well as DOT physical certification.
    7. Operated forklifts, hand trucks and pallet jacks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates In Computer Technician And LAN Network

Over The Road Driver Resume

Objective : Experienced and accomplished truck driver looking to utilize background in transportation to obtain an entry level position with an organization that offers an opportunity for growth and advancement.

Skills : Driver, Inventory management.

Description :

    1. Took orders for new delivers.
    2. Drove long distances, most times across all USA.
    3. Filled up on fuel, clean truck, and wash windows.
    4. Reported to a dispatcher any incidents encountered on the road.
    5. Monitored road conditions and watch for traffic congestion.
    6. Followed all applicable traffic laws.
    7. Inspected their trailer before and after the trip, and record any defects they find.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma