Jockey

7522BR
Posting Title:
Jockey
Location:
Halethorpe MD
Job Summary:
+ Handle and maneuver tractor/trailers and other large equipment safely to facilitate the loading and unloading operations in the yard
+ Perform pre-shift and post-shift inspections of the yard equipment
+ Cube trailers and properly load trailers
+ 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
+ Work in outdoor weather conditions
+ Perform all duties of dockworker as requested
+ Communicate effectively with Dock supervision, Line Haul drivers and Fleet Services personnel
+ 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
Qualifications
+ 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
+ Experience in the transportation industry a plus although not required
+ Stable work history
+ Ability to operate forklift (3,000 lb. vehicle) or previous forklift certification
+ 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 and maneuvering dolly which takes approximately 65 lbs. of pressure
+ 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
+ Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70lbs
+ 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
Auto req ID:
7522BR
State:
Maryland
Company:
Level 2 Logistics Division - Division of Estes
Job Category:
General Labor
Employment Type:
Full-Time
City:
Halethorpe
Equal Employment Opportunity:
EOE/Vets/Disabled


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