Dan Landers

  • Fruita CO

Truck Driver - Safety Specialist

Work History

Work History
Feb 2015 - Apr 2015

OTR Truck Driver

High Country Transportaion
  • Over the road truck driver.
  • Hopper Bottom trailers (Grains, Fertilizers, rock, dirt, etc.)
  • Electronic Logs (Quallcomm)
  • Pre/Post trip inspections
  • Loading and unloading using various methods (Pits, floor, augers, etc..)
  • Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, Kansas, Oklahoma, Idaho, Wyoming mostly, but other states were included.
  • Most of the time driving with 80,000 pounds
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015

CDL Trainer - Instructor

Sage Truck Driving School
  • Instructing new students on proper driving techniques of semi trucks.
  • Classroom instruction to students working towards their CDL licence
  • Hands on instruction on trucks on proper chaining, coupling, uncoupling, shifting, RPM Selection, braking, engine braking, and all aspects of proper truck driving.
  • Winter/adverse weather driving instructions
  • Students under my instruction had a very high success rate of obtaining their CDL and going on to start a career in trucking.
Aug 2007 - Aug 2013

Safety Supervisor

RNI Trucking
  • Working in the Colorado area as a Safety Supervisor, I spent a lot of time in the field doing one on one with employees.
  • Accident, Incident, and spill investigation and reporting.
  • Drug and Alcohol testing and reporting.
  • Conducting Safety Training, Monthly Safety meetings, and tail gate meetings.
  • Implementing and enforcing policies, safety committees, and management round table safety discussions.
  • Vehicle and employee safety inspections.
  • Shop inspection and safety training for shop personnel
  • Provided onsite training.
  • Conducted daily DOT pre-trip inspections according to a set checklist.
  • Planned and led training programs on staff development.
  • Created testing and evaluation procedures.
  • Created effective training course objectives, course content and all materials.
  • Delivered training material to a diverse audience of both blue and white-collar professionals.
  • Led trainings for up to 25 employees on a regular basis.
Aug 2006 - Aug 2007

Truck Driver

RNI Trucking
  • Operate tractor-vacuum tank trailer to transport fresh water and/or
    flow back for oil and gas operations in the states of Colorado and Utah.
  • Duties include loading and unloading
  • Completing work tickets and/or disposal tickets
  • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Worksheets
  • Maintain inventory of tools, fittings, hoses and equipment
  • Wearing appropriate protective equipment (PPE)
  • Completing daily logs and observing all safety rules and regulations in accordance with
    OSHA, DOT and EPA guidelines and performing other duties as assigned.
  • Preformed daily pre and post trip inspections on equipment
Mar 2006 - Aug 2006

Truck Driver

Crete Carrier Corp.
  • Loading/Unloading Box trailers
  • Daily Pre/Post trip inspections of Truck, trailer, and cargo
  • Over the road truck driver in the lower 48 states
  • Used forklift and pallet jack, cycle count, transferred freight off pallets and skids
  • Maintained accurate records and documentation
Mar 2004 - Mar 2006

Truck Driver/owner Operator

Prudhoe Bay Freight
  • Loading and unloading of flat beds including operating equipment to load
  • Over the road truck driver in the lower 48 states and Canada
  • Daily Pre/Post trip inspections of truck, trailer, and cargo
  • Heavy hauling of over dimensional loads across country
  • Permits, POE, Pilot and police escorts, navigation, pre planning, and execution of deliveries

Education

Education

OSHA Specialist

OSHA Academy 
132-Hr OSH Safety Professional Certification
  • 48-Hr OSH Manager
  • 40-Hr OSH Specialist
  • 36-Hr OSH Supervisor
  • 36-Hr OSH Trainer
  • 36-Hr SC/Team Leader
  • 32-Hr SC/Team Member
1948 - 1996

Degree

Utah State University

Major in BIS (Business Information Systems) and Computer Networking

-No Degree- 2 years (1996

1992

High School Graduate

Duchesne Utah

High School Graduate (1992)

Skills

Skills

  • DISA Urine Collector Training - 49 CFR Part 40 Regs and Five (5) Proficiencies
    • Breath Alcohol Technician
    • Swab Alcohol Technician
  • ARCH Protections Training (Bill Barrett Corp)
  • OSHA 10 hour – General Industry Safety & Health
  • Confined Space Certified
  • Forklift Certification 1-22-13 (Forklift Classification D)
  • Shell Upstream Americas Certificate of Completion
    • Onshore Wells Worksite Expectations
    • Shell UA Online General HSE Orientation
  • PEC Premier 3-10
  • Brake Adjustment Inspection Certification
  • Basic Plus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Adults 2-9-12
  • Colorado CDL (Commercial Driver License)
  • Medical Examiners Certificate 5-2-12
  • Colorado Department of Transportation Flagger Training Certification 10-30-11
  • Colorado Pilot/Escort Driver Certification 10-30-11

Employee Safety

Working as a Safety Supervisor for 7 years has given me a keen eye for safety in the working environment. I pride myself in outstanding safety records and numerous safety awards throughout my career.

vehicle

I have driven most semi trucks on the market and I am proficient in shifting most types of transmissions in the various setups on different trucks.