Dockworker (Hostler)

Requisition Id:  372848
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Sacramento, CA, US, 95823

What you’ll need to succeed as a Dockworker (Hostler) at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Able to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
  • To pass a company-paid, post-offer, pre-hire (physical essential functions) test
  • Available to work a variety of shifts due to varying freight volumes, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Tractor/trailer experience (3 axle tractor, 53' trailer)
  • Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry
  • Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment
  • Experience loading and unloading trailers
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to succeed with strong attention to detail

 

About the Dockworker (Hostler) job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Expected pay range: $25.79 to $31.34 per hour. Pay is on an annual step progression. Actual compensation may vary due to factors such as experience and skill set.
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year
  • 10 paid company holidays
  • 401(k) option with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education assistance

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Move trailers throughout the property
  • Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack and forklift
  • Efficiently load freight a minimum of 1 day per week
  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods
  • Safely operate heavy equipment, including moving, positioning and connecting/disconnecting a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.
  • Work in a safe, efficient manner while adhering to company safety policies
  • Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments

 

Dockworker (Hostler)s are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery  

 

About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

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.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Sacramento