The Temporary Part Time Dockworker Trainee position may be hired when there is a strong, positive reference from a current Estes' employee. This is a position in training; therefore, the incumbent must work with a qualified employee at all times until their dock training is completed (maximum of 3 months). It is Terminal Management's responsibility to assess the incumbent's readiness to perform all of the functions of the position in a safe, efficient manner.
Training to be provided
Proper load and unload of freight using a, pallet jack, hand truck or by hand
Strap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shifting
Accurate recording of the condition of freight as it arrives at the terminal
Pre-shift and post-shift inspection of dock equipment, what to look for and who to report issues to
Regular attendance is required
This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all 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
18+ years of age
Must be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.
Physical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.
Must be able to follow training instructions and ask for help when needed
Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependable
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
Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.
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.