Dock Worker (Full-time) - Tacoma, WA - Reddaway

New Penn Tacoma, WA

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.


* 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.


* 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.

* Passes a Company-administered physical performance test

Reddaway is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Minorities/Females/Persons with Disabilities/Protected Veterans