Yard Driver
FDD - New Orleans, LA

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SUMMARY: Operates tractor trailers combination to move trailers to designated locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: All matters listed herein are considered to be essential job functions. There may be other job functions which are essential, but are not listed below. Brown's Dairy may revise this description at any time deemed necessary.

Moves trailer to designated loading site.

Spots and switches trailer as directed.

Cleans, washes, fuels trailers; and inspects for damages

Services switcher tractor by checking and replenishing liquid levels and draining air tanks.

Loads/unloads and sorts/stacks pallets.

Perform any other assigned tasks.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/of ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or general education degree (GED); or, ability to complete on-the-job training. Ability to successfully complete company driver test.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, writes or prints, and speaks in simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.

REASONING ABILITY: to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple instructions, and to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess and maintain a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) with at least a class “A” rating and an air brake endorsement. Where required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The candidate must pass a pre-employment DOT physical and drug screen where required, or a company physical and drug screen prior to commencing work.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands; stretch and reach with hands and arms; climb and balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, and depth perception. Must have full range of body motion.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold and/or heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The employee will be required to use all personal protective equipment provided by the company in compliance with OSHA regulations.


Must be able to work with others;

Must be able to handle multiple tasks effectively;

Must be able to organize work;

Must be able to maintain good relations with co-workers;

Must maintain professional attitude;

Must show courtesy to co-workers, customers, relatives of employees, and others with whom contact occurs.

Any other duties assigned by management.

SAFETY: Obey all safety rules.

REMARKS: The above job description is intended to describe the duties of an employee in general terms and does not necessarily describe all of his or her duties.

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