GILBERT MENESES SALAZAR, JR.
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Class A driver and certified heavy equipment operator with 25 years of experience in operating heavy and light equipment on a diverse range of construction sites and projects. I possess a State of Arizona Class A with doubles and triples as well as tanker endorsements. I have 10+ years of driving experience in lowboy trailers, belly dump trailers, end dumps, water tankers, and over the road semi-trucks. I work well independently as well as part of a team. I’m dependable, flexible, and ready to work. Although grateful for and satisfied in my current career, I greatly welcome prospects for new career opportunities and challenges. WORK EXPERIENCE
CLASS A CDL DRIVER
Gila Concrete 201 W. Phoenix Street Payson, AZ 85541 August, 2018 - present 928-***-****
Transport various materials to different job sites with Super 16 dump truck and belly dump. OVER THE ROAD (OTR) INTERSTATE TRUCK DRIVER
Giltner, Inc. - Jerome, ID
July, 2017 – July, 2018
Transported various items such as produce, meats, and dry goods across the United States. FEDEX INTERSTATE DRIVER
Benagui Trucking / David Essig Trucking – Phoenix, AZ August, 2015 – June, 2017
Over the road interstate driver responsible for the delivery of mail and packages to FedEx depots across the United States.
CERTIFIED HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Pinal County Public Works – Florence, AZ
January, 1995 – February, 2015
Operated various pieces of equipment such as lowboys, loaders, backhoes, side brooms, water trucks, belly dumps, chip spreader, rubber tire rollers, knowledgeable in blue topping surveying. I also assumed leadership on certain projects. LOADER OPERATOR
Rock Solid – Coolidge, AZ
1998 – 2000
Loaded trucks with various materials, stockpiling of materials, repair and changing of screens on wash plant.
Gibby’s Inn and Cantina and Helen’s La Fiesta Restaurant – Florence, AZ 1990 – 1995
Management of family-owned business, hiring and supervision of employees, ordering and inventory of supplies, stocking, custodial work, management of finances, public relations for business.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Florence High School – Florence, AZ
• Over the road driver (OTR) – 3 years
• Flatbed – 10+ years
• CDL – 10+ years
• Operation of Qualcom – 3 years
• Logistics – 3 years
• Proficient in operating various heavy and light equipment
• Proper tie-down/ load securement – 10+ years
• Knowledge of Dept of Transportation (DOT) rules and regulations in various states – 10+ years
• Basic knowledge of diesel mechanics and minor repairs – 10+ years
• Basic computer skills
• Familiar with geography and roadways throughout Pinal County
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Supervision over work crews
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR / DRIVER
February, 2002 – Present
Certified through local technical assistance program (AZTAP) on operating heavy and light equipment and driving various trucks such as lowboy, belly dump, end dump, and water tanker.
TIE DOWN / LOAD SECUREMENT
July, 2014 – Present
Certified in the correct procedure to tie down and secure heavy machinery. Class offered by the Arizona Dept of Public Safety (DPS) and taught by a certified CDL officer. Training held at Empire in Mesa, AZ.
CLASS A CDL
January, 1996 – Present
TANKER ENDORSEMENT / DOUBLES AND TRIPLES
January, 1996 - Present