Dock worker

Estes Express Lines, Inc. Fort Smith, AR
Job Summary

* Properly load and unload freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck or by hand

* Strap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shifting

* Responsible for accurately recording the condition of freight as it arrives at the terminal

* Perform pre-shift and post-shift inspection of dock equipment

* Regular attendance is required

* This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks


* High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

* 18+ years of age

* Experience in the transportation industry preferred

* Stable employment history preferred

* Prior operation of a forklift or previous forklift certification preferred

* Must be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.

* Physical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.

* Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependable

* Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

* Must be able to interact well with others

* Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

* Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

* Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.

* Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

* Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

* Must be authorized to work in the United States

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