Dock Worker, Laredo, TX

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America Req #1739
Friday, September 10, 2021
HOURS: 8-5 M-F but may vary 

 

SUMMARY

Ensure that all freight loads crossing the Mexico border are correct and comply with shipping documents and meet applicable US DOT  safety standards and practices.

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Transfer freight within dry vans or from platform trailer to platform trailer by hand, pallet jack, Powered Industrial Truck, or overhead crane
  • Yard hostling (transfer empty and loaded equipment in and out of dock doors, numbered trailer parking spots, and crane areas within the Landstar trailer yard)
  • Ensure freight quantities, type, and labels match legal shipping documents and key into database 
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Calculate figures and amounts such as adding total weight on a conveyance
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to evenly distribute weight on a trailer to scale per USDOT and block/brace all loads
  • Must have the ability to take initiative and direct a helper

 

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • No related experience required
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • NCCCO Overhead Crane Certification Preferred; CDL Class B Driver's License Preferred

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – X is required to complete the job

Sitting for extended periods

Lifting/Carrying up to 20 pounds

Standing for extended periods

Lifting/Carrying more than 20 pounds

Extended periods viewing computer screen

Repetitive motions

Walking

Bending/Stooping

Reaching/Grasping

Seeing (outside of computer usage)

Hearing

Pushing/Pulling

Other

Working conditions – outside as well as enclosed dock with limited ventilation

 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential requirements of this job.

Landstar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Landstar will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should send an e-mail to employment@landstar.com.

 

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  • Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America