Security/Trailer Inspector, Laredo, TX

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America Req #1740
Friday, September 10, 2021
Hours: 8am - 5pm Hours may vary. Overtime likely.
 

 

SUMMARY

Responsible for maintaining an overall safe and secure work environment at the Landstar Mexico Operations facility and yard (LMO).  This will be done by inspecting, maintaining, documenting, and communicating all defects and security breaches regarding Landstar owned equipment or facilities.  Conducting ongoing Security and Safety education to our facility employees, agents, BCO's, vendors and carriers will be key to long term success.                                                     

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Maintain complete, accurate and up to date trailer information in Landstar's TIMS system

Communicate trailer arrival information with appropriate facility personnel

Inspect trailers for DOT compliance, signs of wear and mechanical defects

Locate and inspect trailing units for satellite tracking device and defects

Document and communicate defects regarding equipment to Landstar's approved maintenance vendor

Maintain complete, accurate and up to date equipment yard inventory

Maintain complete, accurate and up to date inspection reports

Complete a Safety/Security Walk Through as prescribed, document and report defects to management

Maintain a functional camera operations system

Maintain the safety/security of the fence and building perimeter

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.                                                

                                   

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

Proficient in Excel and Internet

Working knowledge of iSeries/400, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint, preferred

Problem solving/analytical skills

Excellent organizational skills

Must be a self-starter, able to prioritize and work with little supervision

Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Attention to detail and ability to follow directions and instructions

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic mechanical ability

Ability to work in damp atmosphere

Ability to repeatedly lift 50 lbs. overhead

Ability to repeatedly enter/exit Landstar equipment

Powered Industrial Truck Certified

Regular and timely attendance is also an essential job function

 

PREFERRED SKILLS

Compliance with 49 CFR Part 396.19 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in order to perform an Annual Inspection

Compliance with 49 CFR Park 369.25 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in order to perform brake inspections and adjustments.

DOT/FMCSA Inspector Certification

Familiarity with CTPAT rules and regulations

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and State of Texas Level II Security License required; one to three years previous experience in trailer mechanics and inspection, a must.  DOT/FMCSA certification preferred.                  

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, write, speak and interpret documents and reports in both English and Spanish.  The ability to effectively communicate in Spanish and English is a must.                                               

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers.                                            

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.                                                     

                                   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, climb a ladder or kneel for up to an 8 hour shift.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, sit; and talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

 

Ability to sit at a work station for up to an 8 hour shift and perform computer and telephone work.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.

 

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