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Truck Driver - Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher - Penske Logistics

Company: Penske
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Job Description:

Description: What’s the Job? Ready to put your truck-driving career in high gear? Make the shift and fuel your career as a CDL Class A/No Touch Yard Jockey. Join a team of professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time. We’re proud to move freight for some of the world’s biggest brands. (Yes, we’re more than just the yellow trucks.) You’ll be with a stable, nationwide company that is known for having the best equipment, great management, clear communication and a fantastic safety record. We pay every Friday, and for most of our driving positions, you’re home daily. Yes, daily. Are you ready to take it to the next level? Come drive for Penske. The Specifics: • Route/activity: Home daily, no touch freight. Yard Jockeys are responsible backing and pulling trailers from loading docks, moving equipment to the maintenance shop, and performing driving duties and special assignments as directed by the Operations Supervisor or Manager. • Shift: Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., with an additional paid 4 hours for 40 hours a week. • Equipment: Ottawa Yard Mule. • Compensation: Hourly pay. $18.66 per hour Main Responsibilities: • Performs inspection of vehicle prior to and after operation of, moves trailers in and out of dock as directed by management, couples and uncouples double trailers • Chocking trailers as they are spotted for loading and unloading and pulling from doors, the placement of nose supports for 28 ft trailers when spotted at dock doors • Orderly maintaining of the yard, inspection of trailers prior to loading. -Support and participate with Safety Team meetings and activities • Also may perform duties of lift driver, scanner, maintenance and other tasks assigned by management. • Will be responsible for inputting data into the yams phone. • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor Why Penske is for You: • Outstanding company safety record • Premier Driver Recognition Program • Home daily for most positions • Competitive starting salary • Career stability • Opportunity for growth • Excellent benefits, including lots of time off • Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support • Dedicated accounts • Lots of training opportunities Qualifications: General Requirements: • At least 23 years old • CDL Class A license with Airbrake endorsement • 2 year of documented tractor-trailer driving experience in last 5 years • 3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations or accidents • Excellent customer service skills • Reliable • Focused on safety • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education and criminal history) and drug screening required Physical Requirements: The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • The associate must be able to see and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. • While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. • The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area. Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer About Penske When you join Penske, you’re joining a team that cares about doing its best. We work together to ensure the customer is satisfied and the highest level of safety is reached. That’s true for the nearly 5,000 drivers driving for Penske across the country. Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. We have operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and we provide supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world, including Ford, GM, BMW, Whirlpool and more. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Want to learn more? Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com. Work Locations: 4300 36th Street Grand Rapids, MI 49512 Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Grand Rapids Zip: 49512 Job: Driver Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Driver Req ID: 1915015

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