Tuesday , February 7 2023

Old Dominion Employment – Forklift Operator

Website Old Dominion

Job Description:

Old Dominion Freight Line is currently looking for a Dockworker to join our OD Family Culture.  Our Dockworkers successfully load and unload freight throughout the shift using a forklift or manually in a safe, efficient manner. Will perform work associated with warehousing, material handling, and other related duties as assigned.  Would have flexible scheduling availability to include third shift, evening, weekend, and some holidays. Dockworkers are critical members of our OD Family; they help to accurately deliver our customer’s freight and help keep our promises.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.
  • Load and unload freight on trailers using a motorized forklift, pallet jack or manually in compliance with state and federal DOT guidelines. Use various loading techniques, such as loading tight or cross loading.
  • Utilize Dock Yard Management System to consistently monitor freight shipment locations throughout the service center.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Read and interpret shipping labels. Familiarity with, and in some cases ability to complete the various forms utilized in freight movement such as shipping orders, city stripping manifests, freight bills, overage/damage movement reports and exception forms.
  • Transport self and/or freight continuously throughout the service center in a forklift on non-forgiving surfaces.
  • Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when needed.
  • High School Degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Able to complete company and governmental forms and comprehend written company policies and governmental regulations.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to have a flexible work schedule in order to meet customer pickup and delivery schedules
  • Previous forklift experience a plus

Job Details:

Company: Old Dominion

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Montebello, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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