The Yard Driver will assist operations in an active trailer yard, performing a variety of duties including operating a spotter truck for day to day functions, moving empty and full trailers to and from the warehouse loading area to meet the daily requirements for business needs, and proficiently backing trailers into dock doors and parking slips.
We are actively seeking candidates for 1st Shift: 7 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. Monday - Friday (Saturdays as needed)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Coordinates with Warehouse Management on equipment prioritization and utilization. Ensure the yard is set up correctly for the inbound and outbound side of the building utilizing the daily door sheet.
- Drive tractor-trailer within yard or within short distances outside of yard, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering on the road and on Company premises.
- Perform yard audits of trailers as requested
- Inspect trailers/trucks for defects, pre/post trip and submit inspection report indicating condition.
- Follow procedures set forth by Supply Chain Management on time and attendance
- Emphasize safety and quality commitments for the department and ensure 100% compliance with the departments’ processes and procedures.
- Ensure overall facility security and report any suspicious activity/persons to your immediate Supervisor.
Education, Experience and Other Qualifications:
- High school diploma or GED
- Valid Class A CDL License
- Meet all DOT Requirements
- No less than 3 – 5 years of driving over the road/yard driving experience
- Understanding of general work practices in warehousing and distribution center processes and procedures
- Ability to read and understand documents such as BOL’s , freight logs and intermodal trans documents, safety rules, operating and procedure manuals.
- Competitive pay plus quarterly bonus
- Benefits package including medical, dental, and vision
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Onsite Cafeteria with monthly gift card
- Career growth opportunities