Yard Jockey
U.S. Foodservice - New London, CT

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13001856

Basic Purpose

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The primary function of this position is to spot the correct trailers to the dock doors and move them as necessary within the yard.

Description

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The primary function of this position is to spot the correct trailers to the dock doors and move them as necessary within the yard.

This position will also be required to drive a Tractor Trailer or tandem for the purpose of delivering various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods) to company and customer drop-off sites and return empty trailer(s) to the distribution center in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation regulations. This aspect of the job may also require the unloading of a trailer upon occasion at the drop-off sites. Backup Shuttle driver during vacations or as necessary.

Position will work 6pm to 230am

Qualifications

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Education/Training:
High School Diploma/GED preferred; however, must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide)

Must have a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL), Class A issued by the state of legal residence with doubles and other necessary endorsements and be DOT qualified.

Must meet the medical requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT)

Related Experience:
Minimum 1 year over the road commercial driving experience or 6 months of food or beverage delivery experience or successful completion (diploma) from an accredited community college, Technical school, or Truck driver training school that has been pre-approved by the division safety staff or Zone safety lead.

Physical Requirements

Physical Requirements: Must be able to pass DOT physical. Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to perform the following physical activities for described length of time:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:
STAND, WALK, DRIVE, SIT Frequently

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:
1-10 lbs (Sedentary), 10-20 lbs (Light) , 25-50 lbs (Medium), 50-100 lbs (Heavy), Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Occasionally

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:
1-10 lbs (Sedentary), 10-20 lbs (Light) , 10-20 lbs (Light), 20-50 lbs (Medium), 50-100 lbs (Heavy), Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Occasionally

JOB POSSIBLY REQUIRES WORKER TO:
Push/pull and Climb/balance Frequently
Stoop/Kneel/Bend Frequently
Reach above shoulders occassionally
Grasp objects Frequently
Manipulate objects - frequenly
Twisting - frequently

Primary Location

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CT-New London-Yantic/Norwich

Schedule

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Full-time

Shift

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Day Job

Job Function

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Delivery

Job Level

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Individual Contributor

Travel

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No

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