Safely handle and maneuver tractor/trailers and other large equipment to facilitate the loading and unloading operations in the yard
Perform pre-shift and post-shift inspections of the yard and dock equipment
Properly cube, load and unload freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck or by hand
Properly load freight to prevent damage and shifting in transit by blocking and bracing and thru the use of load bars, straps, dunnage and air bags.
Accurately set up, break down and hook trailers safely
Ensure all pup trailers have tilt bar to be lowered prior to loading of freight
Raise and lower landing gear
Monitor yard for unsafe drivers and non-employees; notify management
Work in outdoor weather conditions
Perform all duties of dockworker as requested
Regular attendance is required.
This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.
High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background
18+ years of age
Must have a valid Driver's License
Stable work history
Ability to operate forklift (7500 lb. vehicle)
Must be able to push or pull loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70lbs
Physical abilities include: standing, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.
Must be capable of dropping/hooking and coupling trailers which involves cranking landing gear, pulling 5th wheel pin which takes approximately 65 lbs. of pressure; and maneuvering a trailer dolly
Night/weekend shifts may be required
Must have an acceptable MVR
Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct
Must be able to interact well with others
Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting
Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities
Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Estes Express Lines, Inc.