Sample Dredge Operator Resume

Notice how the job seeker in this sample dredge operator resume opens with a clear objective of what he wants. He then lists only those previous work experiences that pertain to this particular job. All dredge operator resumes should include this vital information.

Harold Job-Seeker
459 Kenton Place
Any Town, USA 99999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


Position as a Dredge Operator


Heavy equipment operator license; safety-conscious; reliable employee


Dredge Operator, 2000 to present:

Butterfield Construction Company, Small Town, USA.

In charge of operating a power-driven dredge to excavate and maintain navigable channels in waterways and to pull out sand and gravel at the bottom of lakes, rivers, and streams. Also responsible for directing workers who place shore anchors and cables, and laying additional lengths of pipes from the dredge to the shore and in pumping flat-bottom boats.

Apprentice Dredge Operator, 1998-2000: Butterfield Construction Company, Small Town, USA. Assisted the dredge operator with dredge set up, assessing excavation site, sometimes starting and stopping the engine to operate the equipment.


A.A., Equipment Operations, 2000, Little City Vocational School, Little City, USA


American Association of Heavy Equipment Operators

Vice President, 2005

NOTE: Write a complete dredge operator resume, including expanded information of the kind you see in this condensed sample. Employers expect about two pages. Include your work experience as a dredge operator as well as your training and recognition.