Christopher Pinkston

Christopher Pinkston

Skills

Skills

Comercial Driver

Ability to operate many types of large and small equipment and hand tools. Maintain perfect driving record through safety and continuos dedication. To plan and organize priorities for the most expedient completion of tasks. Operate trucks with 5,8,10 and 13 speed transmissions. Hardworking and reliable with a customer-friendly attitude. Mechanically inclined; perform light vehicle maintenance and repair work. Experienced working outdoors under inclement conditions for extended periods of time  

Education

Education

Mckinney High School

Work History

Work History

Commercial Driver

Rodman Transportation
  • Operate an 18 wheeler belly-dump to transport flexbase for state highway job.
  • Provide prompt courteous service to job contractors. Averaging 4 loads per day.
  • Maintain trip logs reflecting locations and distance traveled and fuel consumption.
  • Perform vehicle inspections and repairs and trouble shoot vehicle malfunctions on the road.
  • Maintain safe vehicle and conditions in compliance with company and highway regulations.
  • Maintain a perfessional relationship with contractors and workers alike on job sites.
Jul 2008 - Sep 2008

Comercial Driver

Sunset Logistics
  • Operated tractor-trailer end dump to transport materials for redi-mix concrete companies.
  • Tansported materials to various locations with a demonstrated ability to navigate thick city traffic.
  • Read a driver dispatch and planned the loads accordingly to maximize time and fuel.
  • Had to back vehicle into tight spots over uneven ground to find a spot to safely unload.
  • Adhered to DOT regulations and plant rules to keep violations to a minimum.
Mar 2008 - Jun 2008

Automotive Technician

  • Performed schelduled maintenance as well as repairs to various GM vehicles.
  • Completed various classes and test onlline provided by GM to further educate myself.
  • Demonstrated talent for quickly and accurately diagnosing mechanical failures and determining correct repair actions.
  • Displayed solid commitment and loyalty to the company, often working overtime, and taking on difficult tasks.
  • Maintained constant dedication to qaulity, maximized accuracy, and ensured jobs were completed right the first time.
Sep 2006 - Mar 2008

CDL A Driver / Aircraft Fueler

Evertts Air Fuel
  • Operated tanker tractor-trailer to transport fuel within interior Alaska.
  • Safely load different fuel types at different refineries and follow precautions to minimize the risk of injury or accedent.
  • Plan refinery loads and quantity to ensure product is on time with strict aircraft schedules.
  • Operate tractor-trailer with hazardous materials through extreme weather such as sub-zero temps, limited visability and traction, in a safe and timely manner.
  • Made ruetine stops and drops at gas station to ensure quantity and qaulity of fuel.
  • Followed strict DOT rules and regs, and used correct placard for type of fuel.
May 2006 - Aug 2006

CDL B Driver

  • Operate dump truck to remove building materials from job sites.
  • Operate skid steer tractor to load trucks and get final grade.
Mar 2006 - May 2006

Hazmat Response Team

SET Enviromental.
  • Achieve 40 hour hazwoper certification with all PPE levels.
  • Assisted in the response and clean up of hazardous spills.
  • Operated box truck to transport materials and tools neccesary for cleanup.
  • Operate fork lift truck to load trailers with pallets and drums.
Jan 2005 - Aug 2005

CDL B Driver

Bartoo Redimix
  • Operate concrete mixer truck to deliver concrete to various job sites.
  • Made sure concrete was correct slump to deliver to job.
  • Deliver concrete in timely and safe manner.
  • Perform DOT pretrip inspections , follow DOT regulations.
Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

CDL B Driver

TXI Redimix
  • Operate concrete mixer truck to deliver concrete to job sites.
  • Check the slump of concrete for specific job requirments.
  • Perform DOT pretrip and follow DOT regulations.
  • Keep truck clean inside and out.
  • Deliver concrete in a safe and timely manner.
Apr 2003 - Dec 2003

Automotive Mechanic

Eldorado Motors
  • Perform regular maintenance as well as make repairs on GM vehicle.
  • Completed various online tests to better myself for the position.
  • R&R transmissions and serviced drivetrain components.
  • Displayed solid commitment to company working overtime and tackling tough tasks.

Objective

  • To secure a position as a truck driver with a leading delivery or consumer product company.
  •  Tractor trailer driver position bringing strong experience, credentials and technical skills.

Summary

  • Offer 5+ years of experience transporting construction supplies and hazardous materials for various industries.
  • Maintain air brake certification and class A CDL with hazmat, tank, doubles/ tripples endorsements.
  • Possess a very strong work ethic and excellent driving record, with safety in mind always.
  • Knowledgeable of DOT saftey regulations, pretrip inspections, filling out logs, and map reading abilities.
  • Recognized for ability to plan, organize and coordinate priorities in an expedient manner.
  • Technically and mechanically inclined with the ability to troubleshoot, determine, and repair basic vehicle and equipment problems.
  • Personable and professional with a strong customer service oreintation and problem solving skills.
  • Accustomized to working under harsh weather conditions; easily lift and carry more than 50 pounds.