In today’s job market, resumes need to be designed to capture the employer’s attention instantly – since on average, employers screen each resume for less than 10 seconds. The trend of building strategic resumes for specific positions is rapidly gaining popularity. Your resume must be convincing enough to make the potential employer want to meet you! This is possible if you summarize the position relevant skills in an optimized manner.

The main purpose of an excavator operator resume is to present a snapshot of the candidate’s job relevant skills. You need to convey who you are and what you are capable of in terms of excavator operations.


Excavator Operator Resume Sample


Neil Harold

677 Yale Apartments | Bessemer, AL 87332
(008) 444-6666 | neil . harold @ email .com


Energetic professional with solid experience in operating heavy equipment and machinery equipped with buckets or dozer blade to excavate, push and load materials. Skilled in sloping, ditching and leveling ground. Particularly effective in operating manual and hydraulic controls attached to heavy excavators.

Key strengths include:
✔ Excavator Operation (All functions)
✔ Mechanical knowledge
✔ Pipe Laying
✔ Hitachi 350 excavator operations
✔ Valid CDL

• Capable of compliance with all railroad regulations issued by the FRA (Federal Railroad Administration)
• Considerable knowledge of excavator operations related safety protocols
• Matchless dexterity and exceptional control over the heavy vehicle operations
• Excellent depth perception with capability to take accurate measurements using measuring tapes
• Skilled in making mathematical conversions of measurements in various units


Jr. Excavator Operator | SWPR, Bessemer, AL | 11/2012 – Present

• Carry out clean up and support activities as and when needed using excavators, bulldozers and skid steers
• Operate and maintain heavy machinery including excavators
• Assist in completion of end of project reports by providing accurate statistics of work done and area cleared

Key Achievements
• Fixed a major issue with the hydraulic controls in the equipment and saved the company repairing/replacement cost

Excavator Operator | U.S Pipe, Bessemer, AL | 05/2010 – 10/2012

• Carried out massive excavation assignment to facilitate underground wiring and piping
• Conducted gravel placement and craning for scaling purposes as and when required
• Coordinated with the team of architects and workers to determine the exact dimensions required
• Trained the new personnel in excavation operations and company policies regarding the same

Key Achievements
• Operated the excavator on an exceptionally rocky terrain for a housing society project in 2012 successfully that three other excavator operators had given up on
• Trained various staff personnel effectively in excavator operation

High School Diploma | St. Paul High School, Bessemer, AL | April 2010