Yard Jockey/Switcher II CDL-A - 3rd Shift - Full Time in Chester at Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

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Job Description

Requisition ID: 127027 

Posting Locations: Chester; Sandston 

Pay Range: $17.80 - $22.25, depending on experience

Rate Frequency: Hourly 

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  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off plus paid holidays
  • 401(k) with Company matching on a dollar-for-dollar basis
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Group Health Insurance – Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability
  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

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Job Overview

This is a 3rd shift position with hours of 10:30 PM - 6:00 AM.

The Switcher II-CDL is responsible for the transport of full and empty trailers between the docks and the designated drop parking locations in the “Trailer Yard” to support the inbound unloading and the outbound loading warehouse operations in a safe, accurate, and efficient manner. This position will perform inspections of the trailers for any discovered issues of mechanical maintenance needs before moving, tagging out any trailers requiring attention, and communicating any discovered issues to warehouse management and, or fleet maintenance. This position may also occasionally be required to operate a forklift and, or other PIT equipment within the warehouse.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Transport full and empty trailers between the docks, public roadways, and designated drop parking spaces
  • Inspect trailers before transporting to identify issues of mechanical maintenance needs and, or potential safety hazards
  • Maintain organization of the trailer yard to ensure the efficient and safe transport of trailers.
  • Maintain cleanliness and safety of work area and warehouse
  • Perform other tasks including pallet building as determined and requested by management.
  • May perform duties other than switching as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Require continuously climbing steps to get in and out of Switcher Tractor
  • Ability to read, write, and use a radio.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere while walking and repetitively lifting 30 lbs.
  • Ability to lift, up to 75 lbs.
  • Ability to collaborate within a team environment
  • Ability to coordinate and organize efficient and dependable warehouse processes.
  • Ability to adapt to needs of role in different work areas throughout the workday and meet minimum expectations of those different work areas
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions from a computer screen.
  • Attention to detail and ability to differentiate our packages.
  • Ability to work while exposed to the elements and in a noisy and non-climate controlled (hot in summer, cold in winter) environment.
  • Intentional self-starter who takes initiative and proactively seeks out value-add opportunities
  • Flexibility in Scheduling is required as work hours are subject to change based on business demands

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Knowledge acquired through 1 to up to 3 years of work experience
  • CDL-A (Commercial Driver’s Licenses) 

Preferred Qualifications

PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) Certification including Pallet Jack, Forklift, Double Forklift, and Switch Tractor.

Work Environment

Noisy and non-temperature-controlled environment (Hot in summer/Cold in winter).

Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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