Why Work for Saddle Creek?
Saddle Creek is in the logistics business. Over the past 50 years, our associates built Saddle Creek into what it is today by treating each other with respect and working together to succeed. Our people make a difference every day to our clients, to our business, and to each other. The growth and success we've experienced requires smart, dedicated people working in a supportive environment.
Growing our family since 1966. Will you join us?
Shift: Tuesday-Saturday 4pm-12am
Yard Drivers assists in the organization and maintenance of trailers in our yard. Yard Drivers perform the job on Saddle Creek yard locations and are not required to go over public roads. This position contributes to the goal of exceptional service in meeting the delivery schedule, and takes action when needed to communicate and resolve problems.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Safely maneuver a tractor and trailer combination vehicle in a compact yard area
Complete yard check daily
At direction of Management and/or yard management system, move empty trailers to shipping doors, set loaded trailers to the doors and remove loaded/empty trailers from dock doors
Perform and document pre and post shift safety inspections
Lift and open trailer doors and slide trailer tandems when necessary
Frequently bend to place and remove wheel chocks
Safely enter and exit yard tractor numerous times per shift
Safely maneuver equipment with good backing skills
Adhere to all safety policies
Keep tractor in a clean, sanitary condition at all times
A high school diploma or equivalent is required
Must be 21 years of age or older
Must have a valid driver's license
Must have a minimum of 1-year experience in the operation of a tractor-trailer unit in a yard driver/warehouse setting
Must be able to work independently, and demonstrate good customer service skills.
Must be able to work overtime and adjust schedule as needed
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background investigation
Complete benefits package
401k with company match
Personal time after 90 days
Shift differential for 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts
Saddle Creek Logistics