A functional or skills based resume is ideal for a driving position if you have less experience or changing your career [ath. It is a type of resume that focuses on the candidate’s skills instead of experience.

Starting usually with a profile summary, the document states candidate’s qualifications, core competencies and job relevant skills in a clear and attractive manner.

If you posses a class A driver’s license then your resume needs to be decorated accordingly to create a winning impression on the potential employer.


Class A Driver Skills Resume Sample


Martin Gold

89 Derek Drive, Mansfield, OH
Cellular: (003)222-4444 ■ Home: (004)666-4444
martin @ email . com


Customer-focused and energetic driver with 5+ years’ verifiable driving experience of more than 200000 miles. Possess a Class A CDL Driver’s License with Hazmat endorsement. Proven success in moving passengers and freight to their destination in safe and timely manner.

✔ DOT regulations✔ Pre/post trip inspections
✔ Clean motor vehicle record MVC✔ Precautionary maintenance
✔ TWIC card holder✔ Driver tech system
✔ Log maintenance✔ Monitoring of fuel efficiency
✔ 2×2 wheel trolley operations✔ Cleanliness of vehicle


• Excellent map / GPS reading capability
• Customer service oriented
• Information regarding USPS guidelines and requirements
• Demonstrated ability to comprehend material safety sheets and instructions
• Forklifts and pallet jacks
• Able to follow written and verbal instructions with attention to minute details


Local Driver | Omni source, Mansfield, OH | Dec 2010 to Present

• Deliver merchandise to various customers on daily and weekly basis timely
• Assist in loading and unloading the vehicle safely
• Operate the vehicle loading and unloading machinery expertly
• Maintain merchandise inventories and keep delivery logs up to date
• Report any malfunction in the vehicle or equipment immediately
• Receive cash and check on delivery on the company’s behalf when instructed
• Interact with customers on daily bases, note down and forward any orders or complaints regarding delivery or merchandise
• Conduct regular pre and post route inspections of the vehicle and keep it clean and well oiled
• Report any accident as first priority to the management

★ Key Accomplishments ★
• Devised a computerized delivery log system and implemented it at the company’s premises
• Trained 20 new drivers regarding forklift handling and maintenance
• Worked extra shifts at Christmas to cater deliveries for special clients in time of staff shortage due to holidays

High School Diploma | State College, Mansfield, OH

• Good mathematical skills
• Load lifting ability up till 100 lbs