Transport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:1. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck2. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system3. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)4. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary5. Verify and complete required documentation and reports6. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed7. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures8. Perform other duties as required
Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
QUALIFICATIONS:• High school diploma or equivalent, preferred• Must be at least 18 years of age• Prior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or fork lift operations preferred• If hostler/yard mule duties required, experience preferred• Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator• Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)• Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more• Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift• Ability to follow instructions and complete required training• Ability to work independently and/or as a team member• Previous dock/warehouse experience preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS:• Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise• Hours may vary due to operational need• Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented