Dock Worker (Hostler)
Requisition Id: 60198
Business Unit: LTL
Riverton, IL, US, 62561
Pay starts at $17.19
Move the freight that moves the world forward.
At XPO Logistics, one of the world's leading logistics and transportation companies, we provide the solutions that organizations around the globe count on. On our team, you'll play an important role in making sure freight gets where it needs to go. You'll work alongside a top caliber management team that understands the transportation industryand how to bring out your best. If you're looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, join us at XPO.
Pay, benefits and more.
We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.
What you'll do on a typical day:
Move trailers throughout the XPO Logistics property
Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed
Efficiently load freight a minimum of 1 day per week
Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time
Safely operate heavy equipment: move, position and connect/disconnect a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.
Work in a safe, efficient manner, adhering to company safety policies
Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments
Work on a dock that is not climate-controlled for many hours at a time
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you'll need:
To be at least 18 years of age
Basic written and verbal communication skills
Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
Desire to succeed with strong attention to detail
Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes
Ability to lift freight and other objects up to 50 lbs. frequently, and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally
Pass a company-paid post-offer, pre-hire (physical essential functions) test
It'd be great if you also have:
Prior dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry
Prior forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment
Prior experience loading and unloading trailers
Be part of something big.
XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oral, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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