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Yard Hostler

Syfan Logistics Steele, AL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

We are seeking a Yard Hostler!

Job Summary:
Move all trailers on FITCO and BR Williams lot safely from scale to parking to dock to drop
yard to FITCO yard ready to go on next load. In constant communication with FITCO on
company phone for trailer movements. Assist with fueling of trailers, inspecting of trailers and
other items as needed. Work closely with FITCO to assure customer service is met. Work
schedule is 12 hour shifts Friday through Thursday as 7 days on and 7 days off and weekends as
in rotation. Perform Inspector duties on weekends. Perform other duties required for the good of
the business and as assigned by appropriate management.
Work Performed:

  • Complete Daily Yard Dog Inspection at beginning of each shift
  • Complete Yard Hostler Shift Movement Report noting every trailer that was moved on a daily basis
  • Move dropped trailers from scale to parking space or to dock
  • Move tankers around on the yard
  • Move hopper bottoms around on the yard
  • Move trailers from parking space to dock or warehouse at FITCO request
  • Verify loaded trailer are positioned over drains correctly
  • Take empty trailers to drop yard
  • Bring empty trailers to FITCO from yard
  • Drop empty trailers for outbound trucks
  • Place broth tags on loaded broth trailers
  • Complete In Inspection on every incoming trailer
  • Complete Out Inspection on every hopper and tanker before leaving the yard
  • Perform Yard Check at beginning of shift noting trailer number, temperature and reefer level when working the weekends. Trailers are located on the FITCO yard and BR Williams drop yard.
  • Complete Trailer Temperatures for Raw Material/Broth Loads on all loaded trailers from information compiled from Yard Check and then every 3 hours while on weekend shift
  • Weekend Day shift temperatures check: Performs at 0600, 0900, 1200 and 1500
  • Weekend Night shift temperatures check: Performs 1800, 2100, Midnight and 0300
  • Complete Trailer Washing Log when assisting with washout
  • Maintain reefer fuel in the pickup tank and maintaining fuel log
  • Fuel reefer units daily as needed and trailers as they are ready to leave the yard
  • Assist with daily scheduled spraying of trailers for flies on weekends Education/Training


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL license
  • Must have a clean MVR
  • Must possess a general knowledge of trailers
  • 6 months experience as hostler


  • Average communication and interpersonal skills
  • Legible penmanship
  • Attention to details
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member
  • Ability to hook, drop, pull and back 48’ and 53’ trailers in tight spaces
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to perform inspection of equipment for operating deficiencies
  • Ability to perform routine adjustments to equipment
  • Ability to read and interrupt Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Ability to assist personnel in proper and safe operation of all equipment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work in all types of weather, outside
  • Ability to maintain physical lifting, pushing, pulling, repetitive bending, squatting, stooping, climbing stairs, walking, standing, and night visual

Minor mechanical knowledge is prefered.

Syfan Logistics

Why Work Here?

A name known in the transportation industry for great service, an outstanding company culture, great pay and full benefits.

“Our company is a nationwide leader in transportation logistics, technology and innovation. But at heart, we are a family of professionals who share these basic, simple attributes: We’re faith based. We’re team driven. We’re service-minded with a servant heart. We’re hard-working but love to play hard too. Most of all, we’re not afraid to ask to be blessed, so that we may be a blessing to others in all we do.” — Greg Syfan, President


103 national drive anniston alabama 36207
Steele, AL


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