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Yard Jockey

Date: Apr 29, 2019

Location: San Diego, CA, US, 92111

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

Transport Topics ranked XPO Logistics #1 out of the top 50 logistics companies 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 Jockey, 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:

  • Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Demonstrated ability to read and write; able to complete required paperwork and understand bills of lading, manifests and freight bills
  • Proven ability to hook up and disconnect a yard jockey, and drive a truck and/or tractor trailer combination with power steering
  • Ability to meet the minimum physical requirements stipulated in Section 391.41 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Availability to work 52 weeks per year, 5 days per week, along with planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel 
  • Work for extended periods of time on various surfaces that may be uneven or slippery
  • 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 provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We’re the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego