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Job Title Yard Jockey
Location Terrell, TX
Department Transportation
FLSA Status Non-Exempt


Lineage Foodservice Solutions (LFS) is a new division of Lineage Logistics, the world's largest temperature-controlled logistics company.

Please note: our interview process is designed to comply with CDC recommendations. Your safety is of the utmost importance to us.

At Lineage Logistics, our six values help guide how we behave and define what we hold most important: Safe, Trust, Respect, Innovation, Bold, Servant Leadership. We all play a position that is key to the company's success. Join our team that is growing both domestically and internationally.

LFS is looking for a Yard Driver who will provide trailer moves between doors for loading and unloading while working in an environment that values/promotes professionalism and excellence.

Shift is Sunday through Thursday, 11:30am until finished. CDL A license preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring correct trailer in designated door for loading and proper hook up between designated tractor and trailer.
  • Place outbound trailer/truck to assigned loading dock.
  • Set temperature on thermo king unit as required.
  • Hook assigned tractor to trailer according to daily schedule.
  • Communicate with supervisor on all changes due to equipment breakdown and/or availability.
  • Communicate with Receiving Supervisor on unloading sequence of backhauls.
  • Communicate with maintenance garage on equipment schedule for inspection lane.
  • Coordinate equipment hook up.
  • As weather requires, park equipment at heater outlets as required.
  • Complete special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Drop trailers at vendors for loading, then pick up at a later time or day
  • Take empty trailers to vendors for backhaul pick ups
  • Assist management in rescuing drivers with HOS issues

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the qualifications, knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to operate company vehicles in a variety of different weather conditions. Must possess ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to other employees of the organization. Ability to work independently. Good computer skills including MS Office (excel, word, outlook). Ability to properly operate a vehicle.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma with a minimum of one (1) year of CDL driving or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

CDL license

Work Environment / Physical Demands

The work environment characteristics and physical demands described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Why Lineage

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers' requirements. Beyond that, you'll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We'll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. Like being with friends, we understand respect and care about our team members.

About Lineage Logistics

Lineage Logistics is a warehousing and logistics partner committed to delivering sophisticated, customized, and dependable cold chain solutions to leading food, retail, agriculture and distribution companies. We serve customers who put a premium on excellence and reliability to ensure our nation's food supply is handled, stored and delivered safely and securely through the entire supply chain.

Benefits

Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, competitive pay, excellent Health and Dental benefits, 401K, and Paid Time Off and Sick Days.

 

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