Dock Worker

Employment Type

: Part-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



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. 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. * Ability to push/pull/lift up to 75 pounds frequently, greater than 100 pounds occasionally. * 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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