Are you ready to drive trucks and solve transportation mysteries? As a Yard Specialist, you will be a vital member of Amazon's Transportation Operations Management team. Yard Specialists drive terminal tractors, communicate with carriers and control the accuracy of Amazon Fulfillment and Sortation Center trailer yards.
Things to know about working in an Amazon Trailer Yard:
We're committed to providing one of the safest work environments. This means you wear a reflective vest, stretch, provide safety tips, and recognize each other for working safely.
We have a relaxed, casual dress code (as long as your attire meets our safety requirements)
As a Yard Hostler you will:
Correspond with multiple shipping companies and demonstrate comprehensive understanding of shipping systems, requirements, rules, and obligations to support yard organization and minimize delays.
Conduct daily coordination with fulfillment center operations departments, transportation peers, and carriers to ensure all trailers arrive and depart on time with zero defects.
Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the trailer yard through meticulous attention to detail and daily yard audits.
Consolidate data from multiple sources to support daily workflow and business needs.
Operate a spotter truck, moving trailers between trailer yard and dock doors, and logging all trailer moves to maintain accurate yard inventory.
These are the essential physical functions of the position to be performed with or without accommodation:
Stand and/or walk throughout a minimum 8 hour shift
Lift and/or move packages, most weighing 35 pounds or less
Regularly bend, lift, stretch, and reach below the waist and above the head
Climb in and out of the spotter truck numerous times per day; hooking and unhooking trailers