Dock Worker

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Warehousing/Logistics



JOB SUMMARY

The primary function of a Dockworker is to efficiently sort, handle, load and unload freight into over-the-road equipment, in accordance with oral and written instructions, as well as federal and state regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Load and unload cargo, with or without supplemental aids.
  • The work may include tasks such as rolling 600 pound drums into place and overhead loading of freight weighing as much as 80 pounds.
  • Uses good judgment to load and secure freight in such a way that the trailer can be operated safely and efficiently over the road to prevent damages.
  • Properly and efficiently completes all necessary paperwork required by law, regulation or Company policy. 
  • Verifies the load against the shipping papers, noting in writing any overages, shortages or damages.
  • Comprehends and complies with hazardous materials regulations and emergency responses.
  • Communicates with supervision regularly to report conditions.
  • Sweeps or cleans up dock and equipment.
  • Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers effectively.
  • Must accurately and efficiently perform mathematical calculations necessary to do the work.
  • Has a satisfactory past work and history record that shows no indication that applicant cannot reasonable fulfill duties of the job.
  • Is able to understand and implement safe, efficient freight handling and lifting procedures.
  • Is able to work on non-forgiving surfaces and/or in adverse weather conditions at times.
  • Is able to operate a fork lift and other freight handling equipment when required.
  • Can perform the work required in a timely manner and maintain adequate production in order to meet service schedules.
  • PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 6 months experience operating a forklift
  • YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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