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Dock worker

Company: Estes Express Lines
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryProperly load and unload freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck or by handStrap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shiftingResponsible for accurately recording the condition of freight as it arrives at the terminalPerform pre-shift and post-shift inspection of dock equipmentRegular attendance is required.This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background18+ years of ageExperience in the transportation industry preferredStable employment history preferredPrior operation of a forklift or previous forklift certification preferredMust be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.Physical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependableMust be able to lift approximately 70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the jobMust be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of ConductMust be able to interact well with othersMust be able to work independently, or in a team settingMust be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple prioritiesResponds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlinesMust pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background checkMust be authorized to work in the United StatesPhysical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to lift and/or move a minimum of 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to lift, twist, turn, and may climb. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance.Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee may be required to work in high/precarious places, with hazardous materials, and in various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet to loud as required by the essential functions of the job.

Keywords: Estes Express Lines, St. Paul , Dock worker, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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