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Yard Jockey - (21258)

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Description
Full time CDL A Yard Jockey position!
 
Starting Rate $18.77/hour
After 12 Months $20.02/hour
Overtime Eligible
 
About the position:
 
This current opportunity will be based in Lithia Springs, GA.  The yard jockey will be expected to move trailers around the yard and to a local maintenance facility using a tractor-trailer.  Additionally, the yard jockey will be expected work in the warehouse and be a backup driver for our delivery route drivers.  This position requires a wide range of skills from practicing safe driving and delivery to top-notch customer service. 
  • Work Schedule – Our yard jockeys generally work Monday – Friday.
  • Compensation – Our yard jockeys are paid hourly and are eligible for overtime!
  • Benefits – Our excellent benefits package includes health insurance, 10 paid holidays, profit sharing, 401k, and paid vacation during the first year.
 
QUALIFICATION AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:  Job Specifications – Eligibility Requirements
  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License and doubles endorsement if twin trailers are pulled at location.
  • Have an acceptable accident and moving violation Motor Vehicle Record.
  • 2 years previous tractor-trailer (or straight truck, depending on equipment) driving experience including winter driving experience.
  • Ability to read, write and perform simple mathematical calculations with general mental ability to handle receipts, read maps, read road signs, maintain logs, etc.
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions and take directions via on-board computer system and by phone.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.
  • Knowledge of D.O.T. regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, vehicle inspection and maintenance.
  • Meet or exceed the medical standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
  • Satisfactorily pass a drug test.
Qualifications
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
 
  • Ability to sit and remain alert while driving for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to shift manual transmission and operate foot pedals.
  • Ability to perform frequent squatting or crouching to handle position and secure windows and doors.
  • Able to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab as many as 45 times a day or more.
  • Able to perform frequent pushing or pulling of windows and doors weighing up to 100 pounds on a dolly or cart.
  • Able to frequently carry windows and doors weighing up to 50 pounds of varying size and shape and occasionally carry windows and doors weighing up to 100 pounds.
  • Able to frequently reach for cargo above shoulder level, at waist level and below waist level for maneuvering and directing the controls to operate the truck.
  • Able to hook/unhook various commercial vehicle combinations, manually lower and raise landing gear, operate the fifth wheel lever, lock and release pintle-hooks, attach and release safety chains, open and close cargo doors, climb into and off of vehicles, fuel vehicles and check engine oil coolant levels.       
 
 
Job:
Transportation/Drivers
Location:
Lithia Springs, GA US
Organization:
Andersen Corporation
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