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Yard Driver - 3rd Shift at Jacobson Warehouse in Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

3rd Shift, Sunday - Thursday, 10:30pm - 6:30am

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 in North America, and Forbes named us one of America’s best employers. At XPO, moving product is vital to our long-term success and we need people with the skill and dedication to take care of business. As the Yard Driver, you will be responsible for moving freight around the yard, as well as loading and unloading trailers by hand or with the use of equipment. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Drive a yard jockey from dock to dock

  • Pick up and deliver trailers to the specified docking area

  • Perform pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections

  • Load and unload freight

  • Complete required paperwork and communicate clearly (verbally and in writing) with supervisors and associates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 6 months of relevant experience

  • A valid driver’s license with a clean driving record over the past 2 years

  • Ability to read and write and accurately complete paperwork

  • Understanding of bills of lading, manifests and freight bills

It’d be great if you also have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Availability to work a flexible schedule, including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Walk, climb, bend, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull   

  • Reach (including above your head)

  • Work for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery

  • Connect and disconnect a yard jockey

  • Drive a truck and/or tractor-trailer combination with power steering

  • Lift up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 100 lbs. occasionally; may also move up to 500 lbs. on wheeled carts 

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.