Yard Driver Resume Samples

A Yard Driver will work in a truck yard and take responsibility for organizing a tractor-trailer and operating the vehicle in a safe and efficient manner. while the job duties may vary widely, the Yard Driver Resume gives a glimpse of the following common tasks and responsibilities – making sure the trucks and trailers are ready for loading, unloading, and transport; operating equipment such as semi-trucks, and yard tractors, moving trailers around the truck yards, cleaning and repairing the vehicle, performing regular maintenance of the trailer and conducting the pre-trip and post-trip inspection.

As applicable for every driver, even these operators are required to possess the following qualifications – ability to load and unload cargo or other heavy items; physical fitness and stamina; endurance, strong mechanical skills; and knowledge of rules and regulations pertaining to the DoT. A high school diploma and CDL are required.

Yard Driver Resume example

Yard Driver Resume

Objective : Over 5 years of experience in construction, custodial and driving. Worked as a crew member to a supervisor of four crews around 16 to 23 employees under supervision.

Skills : Construction managment, Sales, Custodial, Supervisor.

Description :

    1. Performed driving duties in a safe and responsible manner.
    2. Moved 53-foot trailers in congested parking lots and loading dock areas.
    3. Had to work weekends, holidays, and night shifts.
    4. Pumped incoming raw milk from tank trucks into storage tanks, documented volume into inventory in a DSD dairy production environment with quality and efficiency being a major concern.
    5. Sampled milk from the vent hole of the truck into the bottle for laboratory analysis.
    6. Took the temperature of the milk and recorded data and temperature readings.
    7. Connected hoses between sanitary valves of truck and storage tank, started the pump, and turned valves to transfer milk to tank, read the milk-flow meter, and recorded volume pumped.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Long


Sr. Yard Driver Resume

Objective : Create a work environment that is honest and respectful to one another. Diligent and motivated to improve processes, streamline operations and increase production. Exceptional worker Determined to cut costs without impacting the quality of products and services.

Skills : Leadership And Management, Computer, Painting, Carpentry, Drywall Installation, General Construction.

Description :

    1. Drove an Auto Car model industrial spotter truck on the yard.
    2. Received documentation regarding necessary movements of trailers from yard spots to dock doors and vice versa.
    3. Communicated with shift supervisors, warehouse personnel, and dispatch via CB radios to receive and give updates on trailer movements and locations.
    4. Operated spotter in safe and professional manner.
    5. Worked alongside warehouse personnel when needed to unload, load, receive, and put away product.
    6. Loaded products weighing up to 200 pounds each onto trailers for delivery using a clamp style stand up forklift.
    7. Unloaded products weighing up to 200 pounds each onto warehouse floor to be received into company system using clamp style stand up forklift.
    8. Received and put away product according to product type in warehouse using clamp stand up style and standard style sit down forklifts.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Yard Driver Resume

Headline : Ensures the job operates efficiently by implement planning and appropriate procedures. Qualified to effectively approach and understand the public, communicate verbally and in writing, and obtain the ability to handle potentially stressful situations.

Skills : Forklift, RR, RC, Center Rider, PE, Yard Truck Certified, Organization.

Description :

    1. Communicates with individuals verbally and or in writing.
    2. Inspects and ensures the quality of the maintenance of tractor/trailers.
    3. Operates tractor/trailers and accordingly to all circumstantial weather/traffic conditions.
    4. Utilizes warehouse management systems/yard management systems/radio to move trailers to designated locations within the yard and nearby overflow locations outside of the yard.
    5. Ensures the safety of myself and the individuals surrounding.
    6. Operates the safest appropriate speed of process for weather and traffic conditions.
    7. Maintains the safety and quality of tractor/trailer usage.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Heavy Equipment

Yard Driver III Resume

Objective : To obtain an entry level position where can utilize the skills that have acquired as a yard jokey and enhance the company's productivity and reputation. Highly motivated self-starter with a professional attitude.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Customer Service, Truck Driving.

Description :

    1. Turn on refrigerated trailers so they could cool down to proper temperatures so we could load pallets of the product on them to either be shipped to distribution warehouse or directly to stores.
    2. Used a forklift or pallet jack to pull the product from holding racks to put in trailers.
    3. Helped palletize boxes of product on pallets to be taken in the warehouse to be wrapped and put in holding racks.
    4. Able to get certified on forklifts and pallet jacks to do the job.
    5. Worked well with others on the crew.
    6. Used forklift and pallet jacks to load or unload product from racks.
    7. Used Yard truck to move trailers in and out of docks.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Yard Driver II Resume

Objective : Learned a lot in endeavors thus far, but still have many things to learn and would like to do so with your company.

Skills : Powerpoint, Motorola MC70.

Description :

  • Moved vehicles from the end of the production line to a designated spot in the parking lot.
  • Scanned VIN numbers and identifying vehicles, moving them to the correct location.
  • Drove truck with a box van, drove semi with flatbed and a portable forklift, drove flatbed that was a dump bed, loaded material onto the trucks.
  • Drove truck with box van, drove semi with flatbed and portable forklift, drove flatbed that was a dump bed, loaded material onto the trucks.
  • Moved trailers from doc doors to parking area and from the parking area to doc doors help with customers coming into the yard, fuel refers trailer.
  • Used Yard truck driver, loading, and unloading trailers, order picking, layer stacking, put away driver, replenishment driver, huller driver.
  • Operated yard truck, single and double power equipment, scrubbed, stock picker, forklift, batteries changing station, clamp lift.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS

Yard Driver I Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging and rewarding position with a reputable company who offers advancements opportunities consistent with proven ability.

Skills : Graphic Design, CSS, HTML, Forklift Operator, Video Editing.

Description :

     

  • Completes work assignments and priorities
  • Complies with company policies, procedures, and standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ensures quality and safety requirements
  • Maintains trucks and trailers.
  • Helps maintain yard cleanliness and neatness of lumber materials.
  • Picks orders, load, and unload trucks (vendor and BGS) when directed.
  • Assists customers in the yard, shed, or warehouse.
  • Helps forklift operators as directed.
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Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Asst. Yard Driver Resume

Summary : Yard Driver is responsible for transporting trailers to and from the docks and to the yard. Moving jack stands, lifting load bars, strapping and un-strapping loads.

Skills : Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, HVAC, Appliance Repair, Engineering.

Description :

    1. Performed complete walk around inspection of yard truck and trailers before moving.
    2. Checked oil, fuel, and fluids. Check that all tires have correct air pressure also.
    3. Reported all damages or issues to supervisors.
    4. Assisted common carriers to move trailers under their supervision.
    5. Had over sixteen years on job with no accidents or write ups.
    6. Used Drive safely and coordinate with other drivers and ware house dispatch.
    7. Made production of 12 trailers per hour daily.
    8. Trained other drivers for several years on yard.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS

Yard Driver/Worker Resume

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

Skills : Forklift Operator, Driver.

Description :

  • Helped maintain yard cleanliness and neatness of lumber materials.
  • Picked orders, load, and unload trucks (vendor and BGS) when directed.
  • Assisted customers in the yard, shed, or warehouse.
  • Helped forklift operators as directed.
  • Installed protective devices, such as bracing, padding, or strapping, to prevent shifting or damage to items being stored or transported.
  • Assigned to a truck, help the driver navigate to the job site, and unload the truck at the job site.
  • Assisted with inventory and verify computations against physical count of stock.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Education

Lead Yard Driver Resume

Summary : To obtain a Yard Driver position in which can utilize experience to the mutual benefit of employer.

Skills : All Power Equiment, Reach Truck, Forklift.

Description :

    1. Handled the movement of trailers to and from shipping and receiving doors.
    2. Responsible for maintaining an inventory of yard trailers.
    3. Responsible for maintaining control of the trailer parking lot and all equipment located in the trailer parking lot.
    4. Responsible for fueling equipment and reporting any mechanical problems and maintain the cleanliness of the truck.
    5. Responsible for cleaning lot during low volume periods and perform other duties consistent with the efficient operation of the DC and other duties deemed necessary by the transportation manager.
    6. Operated all power equipment for shipping, receiving, and reach truck.
    7. Responsible for receiving, processing, stocking, selecting, moving, and loading by hand or powered industrial equipment manufactured goods received by the distribution center in preparation for shipment to Lowe's retail stores.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Yard Driver Resume

Headline : Seeking a career opportunity that will give an opportunity to use education and experience. Consideerer an ambitious, movitated worker of many types.

Skills : All Microsoft Office Applications, WMS, Oracle, Red Prairie, Freight Optimizer.

Description :

    1. Checked brakes, oil, tires, and electrical systems.
    2. Ensured that the load is correctly placed and secure it by using ropes and chains to avoid damage to the truck or goods.
    3. Verified delivery documents.
    4. Transported goods to their destination.
    5. Maintained a logbook with details of trips, including rest breaks on long trips.
    6. Cleaned, inspected, and service vehicles.
    7. Conducted daily trailer inventory for the facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
General Studies