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Dockworker (Hostler)

Company: XPO
Location: Greencastle
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Solutions driven success. 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. Pay, benefits and more.

  • Experienced forklift operators can start at $27.62/hour
  • Full health insurance on day one
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over the course of 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, forklift and by hand, as needed
    • 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 of time
    • Safely operate heavy equipment, including a converter dolly
    • Work in a safe, efficient manner while adhering to company safety policies
    • Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
      • To be at least 18 years of age
      • A valid driver's license
      • Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
      • To pass a company-paid, post-offer, pre-hire (physical essential functions) test
      • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends, due to varying freight volumes It'd be great if you also have:
        • 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 a strong attention to detail This job requires the ability to:
          • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up 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 of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
          • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including a pallet jack, forklift and by hand
          • Safely operate heavy equipment, including moving, positioning and connecting/disconnecting a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.Be part of something big. 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.
            Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO, Frederick , Dockworker (Hostler), Professions , Greencastle, Maryland

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