Dock Worker / Forklift Operator


Full Job Description

  • Load and unload freight on trailers using a motorized forklift, pallet jack or manually in compliance with state and federal DOT guidelines. Use various loading techniques, such as loading tight or cross loading.
  • Transport self and/or freight continuously throughout the service center in a forklift on non-forgiving surfaces.
  • Utilize Dock Yard Management System to consistently monitor freight shipment locations throughout the service center.
  • Read and interpret shipping labels. Familiarity with, and in some cases ability to complete the various forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping orders, city stripping manifests, freight bills, overage/damage movement reports and exception forms.
  • Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Previous forklift experience a plus
  • Able to complete company and governmental forms and comprehend written company policies and governmental regulations.
  • Ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when needed.
  • Must be able to have a flexible work schedule in order to meet customer pickup and delivery schedules

As a Full Time member of our Family, you are eligible to receive:
  • Health, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Credit Union access, Vacation & Holiday

Posted 35 days ago
Salary: $23 /hr
Location: Depew, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
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