Yard Worker - Racine, WI

Racine , WI
Operations and Fleet Management
04-15-2019
Racine, WI
Depends on Experience 
Full-Time Hourly
Standard

Summary

A yard worker is responsible to transfer, secure, ands stage freight by operating the appropriate company equipment or vehicle so that loads will arrive at final destination in a safe, timely, and efficient manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Performs or assists in terminal maintenance by using motorized equipment and hand/power tools for the upkeep of the property.
    1. Organizes, cleans, and secures storage yard, and work areas to be free of any hazards.
    2. Report any broken or missing equipment to supervisor.
  2. Operates all terminal equipment and vehicles safely to limit risk and liability to the employee, visitors, and company.
  3. Assists with the preparing of all loads for shipping by following all DOT, OSHA, and company safety guidelines to protect the load, public, equipment, and property at all times.
    1. Looks up shipping instructions in computer system.
    2. Assists with loading/unloading and securement of loads as needed.
    3. Conducts required safety inspection checks daily
    4. Assists during the trailer stacking, unstacking, and securing.
  4. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education and Experience

  • Must have basic computer skills to be able to look up and enter information into computer system.
  • Must have the ability to operate vehicles and heavy equipment; valid driver’s license preferred. 
  • Must have forklift certification or become certified within 90 days of employment. 

Competencies

  • Must be self-motivated, able to multi-task and work independently.
  • Must be a team player, amenable to a variety of work projects.
  •  Must be analytical with the ability to apply data.
  • Must be proficient in responding to internal and external customer situations, responding to customer needs as required.
  • Must be able to both think creatively and provide creative contributions to projects.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a proactive commitment to ATS corporate values and the success of all staff.

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