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Yard Hostler at Express Messenger Systems, Inc

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Vancouver, Washington

Job Description:

OnTrac is hiring for a Hostler at the Vancouver facility!!! 

Do you have a clean 5 year MVR?

Would you be interested in a new trade and open to learning a new skill?? 

Look no further!!

This position is graveyard Sunday - Thursday 1:00 am - 9:00 am  is the approximate work schedule. 


Paid Weekly !!!!

Benefits included Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K , Sick pay, vacation pay and Float days 


  • Maintain and contribute to a safe work environment by adhering to policies and procedures as outlined in the Company Safety Program

  • Properly pretrip 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

  • Cleary communicate all trailer moves and trailer numbers with ops management

  • Perform any other task or assignment as deemed necessary by the organization

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

This position requires:

  • 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 perform a variety of tasks in a warehouse environment.

  • 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)

 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.


Physical Demands:

 While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to communicate verbally.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, bend, climb, push, pull, twist or crouch.  The physical activity associated with this position is considered high.  The employee will regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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