Sample Resume for an Equipment Operator

Sample Resume for an Equipment Operator

Sample Resume for an Equipment Operator

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Juan Arcadio Garcia
1967 West Camelback Road  ▪  Phoenix, Arizona 85013  ▪  602.555.9051  ▪  602.555.2756

Equipment Operator

Safety-conscious with extensive experience operating large-scale equipment involving
 industrial, municipal, and residential construction-site preparation

  • Proficient with backhoes, excavators, graders, rollers, aerial buckets, skip loaders, boom trucks, water trucks, dump trucks, stompers, breakers, and sweepers.
  • Excel at coordinating site preparation and guiding crews to complete jobs on time and to specifications.
  • Outstanding safety record; ensure continuous availability of equipment through steadfast focus on regularly scheduled maintenance and comprehensive safety inspections.
  • Effective communication skills demonstrated through positive interactions with site managers, outside contractors, and junior on-site staff.

Professional Experience

Limestone Momentum — Phoenix, Arizona - 6/2010 to Present

Lead Equipment Operator

Oversee and directly perform extensive site preparation activities for company specializing in major industrial construction projects. Examine site conditions and conduct soil analyses. Operate earthmovers, graders, backhoes, and front loaders. Coordinate major equipment repairs with vendors and perform daily safety and operability inspections. Supervise team of four equipment operators, providing training to optimize workflow and ensure operations comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Achieved 96% operability rate for equipment due to continual emphasis on regular maintenance and inspection.
  • Demonstrated strong capacity for team building by leading site preparation team to complete mission-critical projects on time or ahead of schedule.

Rockin’ Earthworks — Phoenix, Arizona - 3/2007 to 6/2010

Senior Maintenance Worker

Operated several types of heavy construction equipment for municipal projects requiring backhoes, skip loaders, stompers, boom trucks, and sweepers. Identified equipment needs to complete multiple projects targeting street, sidewalk, and sewer line construction, maintenance, and repair. Ensured optimal operating condition of equipment; performed minor fixes and reported major repair needs to management. Trained junior maintenance staff on equipment safety.

  • Commended for dedication and commitment; held perfect attendance record for three years.
  • Maximized equipment uptime by suggesting improvements for reporting and completing repairs.

Macondo Industrial, Inc. — Phoenix, Arizona - 1/2003 to 2/2007

Equipment Operator

Performed site preparation work for residential construction company; operated various equipment such as backhoes, graders, front loaders, dump trucks, aerial buckets, water trucks, and small Bobcat tractors. Excavated foundations, leveled sites, prepared drainage and sewer lines, and performed gravel backfilling. Communicated extensively with site manager and contractors to ensure completed work met specifications.

  • Proactively learned to read and interpret blueprints with accuracy.
  • Commended as hardworking team player; remained flexible and committed to ensuring on-time project completion.

Licensure / Training

State of Arizona Class ‘C’ Commercial Driver’s License

On-site Equipment Safety Program