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Yard Jockey in Jonestown PA

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Mastronardi Produce
Title: 
Yard Jockey
Date: 
07/30/2020
Job ID: 
YARDJ03421
Location: 
Jonestown PA
Degree: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Not Specified
Job Types:
Production Worker, Warehouse Labor
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Our Jonestown Distribution Center, a 218,000 sq. ft. refrigerated facility operating 24/7, is currently seeking a Yard Jockey/Shunt Driver to join our team.The essential function of this position is to assist in providing timely and safe re-positioning of commercial tractors and trailers to designated areas located on facility property.

Shift: 2nd shift (7:00 pm - 6:30 am) working an alternating 3 day-4 day work week (equivalent to working approx. 14-16 days per month)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the daily cross-dock switching operation by switching tractors and trailers to the appropriate locations on company property.
  • Ensure that the load is safely and correctly placed and is secured by using ropes, chains, and slings to avoid damage to the truck or to the goods.
  • Responsible for tractor and trailer maintenance, performing daily vehicle inspection such tires, lights, brakes, oil, water and maintaining fuel levels.
  • Participate, support and comply with all health, safety requirements by reporting any accidents, incidents or equipment damage that occur.
  • Perform daily yard check and ensure equipment and facility grounds are organized and in proper working condition
  • Perform as backup forklift driver, successfully able to operate a stand-up forklift, to assist in loading/unloading of trailers
  • Complete daily reports, accurately and timely; Communicate with other warehouse departments as needed, throughout shift

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both in spoken and written formats
  • Must have current driver\u0027s license with a clean driving record
  • Minimum of 1 year\u0027s experience operating a Stand-up Forklift
  • Must be able to move full skids of produce with a manual pallet jack
  • Complete a background and drug test screening
  • Must have manual dexterity to perform computer skills
  • Complete a background and drug test screening

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work outside year round under various weather conditions
  • Must be able to work in our refrigerated warehouse with 50° F controlled zones.
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. with or without accommodation
  • Position requires sitting, standing, walking and bending, squatting, and crawling on a regular basis

We are pleased to offer the following Benefits:

  • Weekly pay with direct deposit or debit card options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Health Insurance Plans Life Insurance
  • 401K and Life Insurance Options
  • Paid time off and holiday pay
  • Employee Engagement & Recognition Programs
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement


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