Yard Spotter in Joliet, IL at Capstone Logistics LLC

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    2250 South Chicago Street
    Joliet, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/2/2019
  • Job ID:
    25001

Job Description

YARD DRIVER/SPOTTER
JOLIET, IL
$600-650 WEEKLY PAY
1ST & 2ND SHIFT, MONDAY-FRIDAY (SOME SATURDAYS)
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Capstone Logistics is the premier provider of 3rd Party services in distribution centers across the nation. With a foot print of over 500 DCs in 45 states and Canada, Capstone is THE preferred partner for many major Retailers, Groceries and specialty companies. With high-growth expected this year, we are looking for top talent that is interested in career opportunities to grow with us

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Yard Driver/Spotter and they have to have a Class A CDL because they are driving on a public road. Under the direction of the Transportation, Shipping, and Receiving Managers the Spotter is responsible for the movement of trailers to facilitate warehouse sorting and the processing of merchandise for shipment or storage.

These would be the Essential Duties:

  • Operate yard truck in a safe manner during numerous roll-on/roll-off procedures daily involving loaded and empty trailers
  • Drive and operate vehicle under 15 mph in and around the warehouse and storage lot/staging area
  • Be cognizant of the reality that the operation is a low mileage severe duty function requiring particular attention to preventive maintenance checks and services as well as actual scheduled vehicle maintenance
  • Must be aware that operations occur on asphalt, concrete, and gravel surfaces in a hostile environment often contaminated with material subject to embedding in tires
  • Responsible for accounting for records involving container numbers, gross weights, tire weights, and net weights on the scale log sheet to include source and type of material
  • Must function and interact on a daily basis with warehouse personnel and comply with warehouse safety requirements
  • Communicate using cellular telephone or 2-way radio with dispatch, operations, and warehouse personnel
  • Security of valuable commodities and the storage commodities and the storage area itself are a major area of concern for the Yard Jockey, occasionally requiring guidance from supervisory personnel regarding disposition
  • Duties and tasks additionally assigned by Management

WHAT SUCCESS LOOKS LIKE:

  • High-energy individual with a strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated with ability to work with limited supervision
  • Independent decision maker as needed to accomplish tasks
  • Lift and carry a minimum of up to 75 pounds repeatedly throughout shift
  • Handling of freight as directed by Capstone management and customer, meeting company standards, customer time lines and maintaining a safe work environment
  • Calculate and communicate load pricing to drivers; collect fees and balance at end of shift
  • Keeps Site Supervisor and Manager informed regarding conditions on the dock, accomplishments and concerns; contributes suggestions for improvements
  • Flexible work schedule due to changing operational needs
  • Strong organization and prioritizing skills
  • Sit or stand for periods in office as well as warehouse environment (concrete flooring and changing temperatures)

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH US:

  • Career growth -- We look to promote from within first
  • Over 500 Sites nationally
  • Join our travel team, see the country, learn how all of our sites operate
  • Paid Training
  • Safety Incentives

Additional Details:

A Class A CDL is required for this role


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