Yard Jockey

  • Posting Date

    September 26, 2018

  • Location

    Virginia Beach

  • Job Type

    Temporary to Permanent

  • Category

    Transportation

Description

SALARY:  $20.00 per hour

  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly storage lot oriented toward maximizing efficiency in servicing the plant needs.
  • Operate Yard Truck in a safe manner during numerous roll-on/roll-off procedures daily involving loaded and empty containers.
  • Drive and operate vehicle under 15 mph in and around the plant and storage lot/staging area.
  • Be cognizant of the reality that the operation is a low mileage severe duty function requiring particular attention to preventive maintenance checks and services as well as actual scheduled vehicle maintenance.
  • Must be aware that operations occur on asphalt, concrete and gravel surfaces in a hostile environment often contaminated with material subject to embedding in tires.
  • Responsible for accounting for records involving container numbers, gross weights, tare weights, and net weights on the scale log sheet to include source and type of material.
  • Must function and interact on a daily basis with plant personnel and comply with plant safety requirements.
  • Communicate using cellular telephone or 2-way radio with dispatch, operations, and plant personnel.
  • Security of valuable commodities and the storage area itself are a major area of concern for the Yard Jockey, occasionally requiring guidance from supervisory personnel regarding disposition.
  • Duties and Tasks as assigned by Management.

Qualifications

  • CDL-A required and Yard Jockey experience is preferred
  • One year or more experience
  • Need to have reliable transportation
  • Positive Attitude
  • Team Player
  • Reliable