Driver- Yard Spotter
FDD - Industry, CA

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The position consists of, but is not limited to efficiently & safely move vehicles as needed to requested locations

Operate “yard tractor” to move trailers.

Operate tractor trailer combinations.

Move equipment in a timely manner to requested locations, at a safe speed.

Inspect and complete a pre trip for the yard tractor, prior to first move.

Inspect equipment prior to moving for damage and report any immediately to Supervisor/Foreman.

Operate different types of refrigeration units, including “plug in”.

Start refrigeration units (pre cool) prior to putting equipment to cooler.

Maintain housekeeping and remove and trash from the yard tractor by end of shift.

Complete all forms and paperwork as required.

Meet departmental safety, quality and productivity goals.

Follow and enforce established policies, processes and procedures and report any violations to management for corrective action.

Accurately complete and submit assigned reports and maintain logs and other records.

Proactively interact and communicate inter and intra-departmentally to ensure consistent and efficient work flow.

Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


Must have a valid class A, and current medical card IF OUTSIDE APPLICANT
Warehouse, and driving experience preferred
Must have 2 years experience driving yard dog, if internal applicant.

  • Must be knowledgeable of DOT rules and regulations.
Read, understand, and carry out instructions.

Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Assess and resolve problems.

Comply with safety and operational policies, procedures, and processes.

Maintain excellent attendance.

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English.
Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

  • Valid Forklift Certification
  • Valid CDL (if new hire) or Yard Spotter Certification obtained within 90 days of position appointment with a maximum of 2 attempts (if internal placement) Note: This position is subject to the Random Drug Testing Program.
Dean Foods is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

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