1st Shift Yard Switcher
- Expired: November 14, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Our Huntersville location has an immediate opening for a 1st shift full-time yard switcher. The right candidate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle to perform necessary duties.
CDL preferred but not required.
Operates a switch truck to locations on terminal lot to hook/pick up trailers or unhook/drop trailers.
Maneuver the vehicle safely at various speeds and/or in difficult situations including, but not limited to inclement weather and/or in areas of tight (limited) maneuvering.
Good backing skills.
Maintains communication via two-way radio.
Performs other related work as required that may include greenhouse/warehouse support.
Must be able to move the trailers into and out of the docks
Need to post 75 trailers daily
Help out in any other job function as needed
Minimum Training and Experience:
At least 1year of experience in operation of heavy trucks.
Any equivalent combination of training and or experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Minimum 1year experience with yard switching.
Must be able to sit and drive safely while remaining alert.
Must be able to accomplish duties in various outdoor weather conditions.
Must be able to lift 30 lbs. above head unassisted
Must be able to work in an environment with dust and allergens
This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities, and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of people assigned to this position. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. All employees may be required to perform activities outside of their normal job responsibilities from time to time as needed.
EOE - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
Weekends and overtime may be required
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