Interested in a new trade and open to learning a new skill? This might the job you’ve been searching for!We are hiring now for a Yard Driver (Hostler-Yard Jockey) at our Salt Lake City, UT facility. If you enjoy driving, and have any experience towing anything, this will take you to the next level. OnTrac hostlers are responsible for safely positioning and maneuvering trailers to and from the dock. Experience driving a yard goat and moving trailers into and out of parking spaces, as well as, backing into dock doors preferred. Please note that this is a temporary "in-training" role. Upon successful completion of our week long hostler course, the role will become a permanent hostler role.Shift: Monday - Friday, 3AM - 11AM How you’ll be rewarded:Paid weekly!*Paid sick time and opportunity to contribute to a 401K.**Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account (employer contribution included), Health Advocacy Services, Employer paid Basic Life & AD&D**Employee Assistance Program for all employees A fun and energetic work environment Career Path, many of our employees are promoted into leadership or other operational roles! What you will do as our next Hostler:Maintain and contribute to a safe work environment by adhering to policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Safety Program. Properly pre-trip and inspect each trailer to meet DOT compliance standards Correctly position trailers on the dock using a yard switcher tractor Switching trailers as needed during the daily sort Hook up sets of trailers for line hauls leaving the facility Clearly communicate all trailer moves and trailer numbers with ops management Perform any other task or assignment as deemed necessary by the organization, including the daily sort What you will need to be successful:The ability to read and understand English and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual. Ability to work at a consistent rate performing highly physical work. Ability to work and make yard moves with the big picture in mind (yard awareness) High school Diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of both. Minimum one year driving experience. Clean driving record required. Candidates must successfully complete all pre-employment screenings and background check. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, possess valid identification, and be able to pass a TSA screening. This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties and working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job; however, management may revise job and tasks based on business needs including emergencies, staffing needs and workload. Work Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work in warehouse environment. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level is usually moderate. This is a safety sensitive position.
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