Over The Road Truck Driver Resume Samples

An Over The Road Truck Driver is hired to transport various goods, chemicals, products, and equipment over long distances. The job description entails securing cargo, assisting in loading and unloading cargos, and preventing damages during transportation of goods. A well-drafted Over The Road Truck Driver Resume indicates the following duties and tasks – safely transporting freight between various locations, performing truck inspections before and each trip, carefully planning routes, maintaining the company truck such as washing, cleaning, and monitoring tire pressure; maintaining a logbook, notifying the dispatcher and customer about the delay in delivery times; and assisting in the loading and unloading freight duties.

The nature of the job demands the following skills – a clean driving record; proven work experience as an OT driver, sound knowledge of road safety regulations; the ability to use road maps and GPS services, the ability to work long hours, strong organizational and time management skills; and the ability to drive under inclement weather conditions. A class A CDL and a high school diploma are commonly depicted on resumes.

 

Over The Road Truck Driver Resume example

Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Seeking a position with the right company where skills can be utilized to their fullest and provide optimum service for customers.

Skills : Forklift Operator, CNC Machine Operator.

Description :

    1. Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
    2. Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
    3. Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
    4. Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
    5. Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
    6. Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
    7. Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Office Technology


Sr. Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Headline : 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 : Security, Sales, Machine Operator, Fork Lift Operator.

Description :

    1. Drove trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
    2. Obtained receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
    3. Checked conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
    4. Checked all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
    5. Checked vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
    6. Collected delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
    7. Coupled or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Business Office Technology


Jr. Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Summary : Experienced with operating a fork lift, high lift, cherry picker, and jack sacker Previous supervisory experience Class A CDL since 2008 Ability to work independently as well as a team player Able to communicate and interact effectively with individuals of all levels Basic computer skills and ability to read blue prints.

Skills : Carpentry, Auto Body Repairs, Building Maintenance.

Description :

    1. Cranked trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
    2. Drove electric or hybrid-electric powered trucks or alternative fuel-powered trucks to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
    3. Drove trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes in compliance with state regulations.
    4. Drove trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
    5. Performed shipping and receiving duties.
    6. Inspected truck before and after trips, secured cargo, and delivered products to the customers.
    7. Communicated with dispatchers, customers, and supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Accident-free safe driver with clean MVR with no violations. Looking for a local driving position. Highlights Strong communicator Up-to-date on DOT regulations Customer-oriented Clean MVR Efficient trip planner Courteous and polite demeanor Hazmat Endorsements Air Brake Certification Over the road experience Dependable and reliable.

Skills : Self-starter, independent worker Expertise in map reading, route planning, fuel consumption Highly Skilled at reorganization and Process improvement of Logistics.

Description :

    1. Complied with departmental standards by verifying and completing all required documentation and logs.
    2. Followed company dispatch instructions and communicated with dispatch as required for delays, arrivals, and equipment problems.
    3. Managed a route distribution of both toxic and perishable items across Mid-West and East Coast distribution centers performing daily pre-trip and .
    4. Complied with departmental standards by verifying and completing all required documentation and logs.
    5. Followed company dispatch instructions and communicated with dispatch as required for delays, arrivals, and equipment problems.
    6. Coordinated daily delivery schedules based on customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
    7. Processed shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each load.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate's

Associate Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Conscientious Truck Driver knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Looking for a local driving position. Highlights Strong communicator Up-to-date on DOT regulations Customer-oriented Clean MVR Efficient trip planner Courteous and polite demeanor Hazmat Endorsements Air Brake Certification Over the road experience Dependable and reliable.

Skills : Management, Forklift Exprience, Quality Control, Security Guard and Field Manager,Public Relations and Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Maintained compliance with DOT regulations.
    2. Responsible for following company policies and procedures Perform and .
    3. Obtained and maintained proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation.
    4. Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
    5. Balanced and handled expense accounts for each trip.
    6. Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
    7. Hooked and unhooked trailers from the tractor and converter dollies.
    8. Loaded and unloaded trailers with mechanical freight handling equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate's

Over The Road Truck Driver III Resume

Objective : To obtain a promising position that will lead to a prosperous and long-term career in Warehouse. Abilities Dedicated, personable, and responsible trucker, with over 2 years combined commercial truck driving experience. Educational background includes 2 years of college in Physical Education. Professional skills include professional and paid training provided by well-established trucking academy.

Skills : Healthcare, Driver.

Description :

    1. Loaded and unloaded trailers with mechanical freight handling equipment.
    2. Picked up and delivered loads across states.
    3. Maintained a log book for DOT regulations.
    4. Followed safety rules and regulations for each state.
    5. Drove a class A truck along east coast and Deliver produce and other refrigerated product to the northeast and east coast Fill out daily log .
    6. Commercial Freight Transportation Nationwide Deadline oriented, with customer's time schedules.
    7. Complied with requirements for Federal Motor Carrier Regulations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
History Of Barber

Over The Road Truck Driver II Resume

Objective : Seeking a challenging and rewarding position that allows to utilize skill sets and knowledge to enhance employer operation with a very dependable and knowledgeable employee that will work above and beyond duties to ensure success to the Company.

Skills : Management, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Complied with requirements for DOT vehicle regulations.
    2. Responsible for Piecing and labeling all inventory before stocking the warehouse.
    3. Responsible for stocking of items into inventory systems.
    4. Responsible for Picking and stocking inventory in preparation for sales floor.
    5. Responsible for Using pallet jacks and power pallet jackets to move products throughout the warehouse.
    6. Prepared warehouse for the truck crew to unload trucks overnight.
    7. Maintained cleanliness of the warehouse.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Certificate

Over The Road Truck Driver I Resume

Objective : To obtain a job within chosen field that will challenge and allow to use education, skills and past experiences in a way that is mutually beneficial to both self and employer and allow for future growth and advancement.

Skills : MS Office, Customer Service, Sales.

Description :

    1. Followed all federal and state guidelines under DOT regulations.
    2. Transported and off-load ice, operated forklift to move pallets of ice within the various warehouses.
    3. Operated tractor-trailer combination (Dry Van 53"), applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations, to transport and deliver products to various businesses.
    4. Inspected truck before and after trips and submitted report indicating truck condition.
    5. Read bill of lading to determine assignment.
    6. Ensured loads were secured.
    7. Communicated daily providing or obtaining information from dispatcher.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate's

Lead Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Over the road truck driver skilled at driving a broad range of commercial trucks that include box trucks, 5-speed, 18-wheelers and vehicles with air brakes. Holds both Tanker and Hazardous Materials Endorsements. Knowledgeable about DOT safety regulations and efficient route planning. Skilled Truck Driver with over 33years transporting product accident-free in various industries. Capable of working long hours in all weather conditions with an excellent driving record.

Skills : Fork Lift Operator, Janitorial.

Description :

    1. Obtained customer's signature as required.
    2. Inventoried and inspected goods to be moved.
    3. Maintained drivers log according to I.C.C.
    4. Ensured cargo is secured properly compliant with safety requirements.
    5. Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
    6. Retained valid proof of insurance and registration in vehicle at all times.
    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
High School Diploma

Over The Road Truck Driver Resume

Objective : Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities. Areas of expertise Include the use of power equipment, customer and management skills as well as general warehouse duties.

Skills : Customer and management

Description :

  • Maintained records required for compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Transported freight from origin to destination in a safe and timely manner.
  • Checked load accuracy and stability before each trip.
  • Operated tractor-trailer combinations, including doubles and triples.
  • Submitted e-log, daily vehicle inspection reports, daily mileage log with trip sheet, fuel, maintenance and delivery documentation.
  • Checked load accuracy and stability before each trip.
  • Maintained equipment, managed time and loads and made deliveries within the time constraints.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate