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Yard Truck Operator

Company: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area
Location: Maumelle
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob Description of Yard Truck Operator:The Yard Truck Operator drives and operates a shuttle truck to transport trailers to appropriate location(s) on the premises in observance of traffic and safety regulations.Duties and Responsibilities of Yard Truck Operator:

  • Chocks rear wheels of vehicle prior to any loading or unloading, and removes same chocks prior to driving away. Operates trailer and dock doors and removes and/or installs safety devices as needed or as necessary.
  • Ensures truck(s) and trailer system(s) are secure and in working order, including seals, jacks, and doors, by performing service duties such as checking oil, water, fuel, and air levels in tires and truck seals.
  • Reports any maintenance needs or equipment malfunctions to appropriate supervisor and maintenance personnel.
  • Loads and unloads truck(s) and railcar(s) by using forklift, pallet jack, or dock loader, and moving product onto and/or off of pallet in correct position following instructions for equipment operation. Reports faulty equipment, damage to racks, and other safety hazards to appropriate supervisor.
  • Obtains and maintains necessary paperwork and related records, inventories product(s) as needed or as necessary, and labels, sorts, wraps, and/or ties product using proper equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains a work area free and clear of loose debris, wood, plastic and other obstacles which may impede operations, and sweeps work area as needed or as necessary.
  • Performs other driving and/or warehouse-related duties as required or as requested.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of Yard Truck Operator:
    • Demonstrated ability to enter and exit truck as well as hook and unhook trailering equipment.
    • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal and customer service communication skills sufficient to read and interpret shipping invoices and other warehouse documents and partner with customers and other co-workers.
    • Demonstrated mathematical skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals sufficient to complete required papers and documents.
    • Demonstrated possession and application of reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, and speaking skills necessary to interact and respond to customers, co-workers, and management staff effectively.
    • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and scopes may change regularly while maintaining accuracy. Demonstrated ability to self-start with little or no direction preferred.Physical Requirements of Yard Truck Operator:
      • Demonstrated ability to sit for long periods of time in a vehicle. Also must be able to repeatedly and quickly adjust vehicle controls to exact positions for several hours per day.
      • Demonstrated manual dexterity and coordination of two (2) or more limbs with normal movements while sitting, standing, or lying down. This does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
      • Demonstrated ability to talk, hear, and see sufficiently to complete assigned tasks. Must be able to visually identify details from distances.
      • May be required to carry loads related to travel and occasionally lift, carry, position, or move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds.
      • Demonstrated ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions sufficient to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.
      • Demonstrated judgment skills sufficient to identify which of several objects is closer or farther away and to accurately ascertain distance between self and other objects.
      • Demonstrated ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
      • Demonstrated ability to tolerate environments that may have temperatures at or below freezing for extended periods of time.Qualification & Requirements of Yard Truck Operator:
        • Must have formal education equivalent to high school diploma
        • Must be 18 years of age or older
        • 2 years' experienceAbout the Central Arkansas Workforce Development AreaThe Central Arkansas Workforce Development Centers specialize in recruiting and placing skilled professionals in a variety of industries on behalf of employers in Central Arkansas. We help people find jobs and provide workforce solutions to businesses.CAPDD/Arkansas Workforce Center is an "equal opportunity employer/program," and "auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities." Arkansas Relay Service: 1-800-285-1121 (Voice) 1-800-285-1131 (TDD) or TDD 711.Powered by JazzHRaXcMutSgie

Keywords: Central Arkansas Workforce Development Area, Little Rock , Yard Truck Operator, Other , Maumelle, Arkansas

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