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Truck driver

Bowie, Maryland, United States
February 26, 2018

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Matthew Bea

Bowie, Maryland ***** Cell: 202-***-****

Transportation Reserve Army Officer seeking a lasting career with a company in which I can use my driving skills to be an asset and team player in the company.


Skilled driver for Army Reserves

Experience and interest in driving education and logistics

Knowledge of utilization of computer tracking system (GPS)

Knowledge of general safe driving procedures

Knowledge in retail industry

Skilled in office procedures

Strong customer service knowledge

Work well in team environment or independently

Expert in MS Office-Word, Excel, Access

Typing speed 45 wpm

Work History

Driver, 10/2011 to Present

946 Transportation Company, Army Reserves–Newark, DE

Operate all wheel vehicles and equipment over varied terrain and roadways.

Manage load, unload, and safety of personnel being transported.

Oversee and check proper loading and unloading of cargo on vehicles and trailers.

Employ convoy defense techniques.

Identify, correct or report all vehicle deficiencies.

Prepare vehicle for movement/shipment by air, rail or vessel.

Fleet Coordinator, 10/2014 to 12/2016

George Washington University(GWU), Washington, DC

Drove and maintained GWU fleet of vehicles in accordance with GWU policies and procedures by properly maintaining vehicle licenses, maintenance, and reports.

Assured accuracy of parts inventories.

Maintained divisions parts inventory budget.

Coordinated repairs, service and maintenance of company vehicles.

Reviewed periodic repair procedures to ensure completeness, accuracy and efficiency.

Recommended vehicles for replacement and arranged for necessary disposal or auction.

Investigated vehicle accidents and forwarded outcomes to upper management.

Transport Driver, 10/2013 to 10/2014

Metro Access, Washington, DC

Conducted pre- and post-trip inspections to ensure proper operating condition of vehicle and on-board equipment.

Successfully performed scheduled manifest by picking up all clients on time and delivering them to their destinations safely and within a reasonable time frame.

Ensured the safety of all passengers by use of appropriate on-board restraints.

Ensured safe and clean vehicle condition at the start and end of each shift.

Communicated effectively with dispatch or central office personnel via two way radio.

Adjusted to variables in normal working conditions, including adverse weather, traffic and construction, passenger problems, accidents and trip changes.

Provided excellent customer service including assistance in boarding and deboarding, supplying information, and responding appropriately in the event of emergency.

Diffused difficult situations and maintained order onboard vehicle.

Documented thoroughly the course of the day including odometer readings, times, and passenger information.

Accurately collected and reconciled cash fares collected from customers.

Employed all techniques of defensive driving to minimize the risk of accidents and passenger injuries.

Maintained a safe work area and focus on safety.

Maintained a professional demeanor.

Sales Floor Associate, 01/2013 to 06/2013 and 01/2017-02/2017

Walmart – Severn, MD

Provided excellent customer service.

Worked under pressure to meet floor stocking deadlines

Promptly answered customer calls.

Followed proper procedures for handling claims.

General knowledge about all sections of the store and products within each department.

Replenished stock from the warehouse.

Promptly cleaned all spills. Kept the floor clear of objects.

Followed all safety and emergency rules and regulations.

Ensured that all displays were secured properly.

Package Handler (Entry Level), 08/2011 to 11/2011

UPS-Bowie, MD

Lifted, lowered and slid packages weighing between 25 and 70 pounds.

Assembled, lined and padded cartons, crates and containers manually to prepare them for shipment.

Sealed containers using glue, nails and other fasteners.

Examined and inspected containers to make sure they were ready to be transported to the customer.

Pulled out packages that were improperly labeled, sealed or backed for reprocessing.

Used a variety of tools to prepare packages for shipping including box sealing tape, heat sealers, staple guns and stretch wrap.

Handled fragile items and hazardous materials in a safe manner according to company and government rules and regulations.

Placed containers on proper conveyor belts and in chutes to go to the loading dock.

Loaded boxes, cartons and other packages onto trucks for delivery.

Made use of computer programs and spreadsheet software to track inventory.

Worked on a team to process all packages by the end of the shift.

Cleaned the work area at the end of a shift.


Undergraduates Degree Program: Business Administration-Fall 2014

Howard Community College-Columbia, SC

High School Diploma

Northumberland High School-Heathsville, VA

Deployment to Afghanistan- 11/2012-11/2013

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