Commercial Truck Driver Resume Sample

Updated on: June 26, 2023

Resumes that win you an interview need to be written after a lot of planning and must be tailored to suit the needs of the employer, for each Commercial Truck Driver position you apply for. Never leave resume writing for the last moment!

Take your time to list your skills and then arrange them as per the job requirements listed by the target employer.

A resume for the position of a commercial truck driver should ideally begin with a profile or summary, listing some core competencies, followed by a detailed list of qualifications.

It is also recommended to mention your accomplishments as well as responsibilities during professional experiences. In case you don’t have much work experience, it’s ok to cite some relevant volunteer work.

Sample Resume for Commercial Truck Driver Position

Christopher James
Redmond, WA 76443
(000) 555-3333

Commercial Truck Driver

Hardworking and results-oriented driver with 12+ years’ experience in driving a diverse range of heavy vehicles. Adept at driving vehicles with air brakes, dual transmission, and automatic transmission controls. Well-practiced in loading and unloading trucks and dumpers.

• Class A CDL
• Excellent physical eye-hand dexterity and immaculate ability to read maps accurately
• Demonstrated ability of long route driving in accordance with federal traffic laws for heavy vehicles
• Knowledge of basic mechanical issues with heavy vehicles, especially trucks


Truck Driver
Kim’s Cosmetics, Redmond, WA
2013 – Present
• Save one very sensitive vehicle from transmission replacement by the timely diagnosis of a problem and mechanical assistance request
• Deliver merchandise to assigned designations in time and safely
• Maintain delivery and pick up entries and submit at day end for synchronization
• Maintain the vehicles in operational updated condition and report if any maintenance or repair is required
• Coordinate with other drivers and manager regarding route clearance

Truck Driver
ABC Company, Redmond, WA
2006 – 2013
• Earned the best driver award twice
• Load and unload vehicles at various platforms assigned
• Clean assigned vehicles and schedule regular vehicle washes
• Keep track of fuel filling and consumption, maintain fueling record with original bills

High School Diploma
Redmond High School, Redmond, WA | 2005

• Knowledge of long-route vehicle driving safety precautions
• Medical and drug clearance
• Preventive maintenance of vehicles
• Strong work ethics