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Dock Worker/Forklift Operator- Early AM Shift

Company: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc.
Location: Tonawanda
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Are you someone who never rests on their laurels, always strives to go above and beyond, and is committed to keeping your PROMISES? Do you appreciate a company culture that is open, fosters work-life balance, and a dynamic team environment? Then Old Dominion is the home for you. We take pride in being the best in the industry, and from our humble beginnings we know that our People and our Family Spirit are the main ingredient in our secret sauce to success. At Old Dominion we are looking for individuals to join the OD Family that will provide innovative solutions and exceed expectations to keep OD the premier transportation solutions provider.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.ResponsibilitiesLoad 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.Transport self and/or freight continuously throughout the service center in a forklift on non-forgiving surfaces.Utilize Dock Yard Management System to consistently monitor freight shipment locations throughout the service center.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.Hand load, rewrap or stack freight as necessary.Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.Perform other duties as assigned.QualificationsHigh School Degree or equivalent preferred.Must be able to read, write and speak EnglishPrevious forklift experience a plusAble to complete company and governmental forms and comprehend written company policies and governmental regulations.Ability to properly operate hand held mini-computer when needed.Must be able to have a flexible work schedule in order to meet customer pickup and delivery schedulesCompensation Range:The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. $17.05 - $31.05Join the OD Family Today!As a Full Time member of our Family, you and your family are eligible to receive:Great Health Benefits including a Zero premium medical plan for employee only coverageShort Term & Long Term DisabilityFlex Spending Accounts401k Retirement plan with company match and additional company annual discretionary match opportunityNon-qualified retirement plan(s) availableLife Insurance12 Days Paid Time Off9 Company Paid Holidays including a birthday holidayWellness ProgramCredit Union access, Vacation & HolidayTuition Reimbursement for Drivers and TechniciansOld Dominion Freight Line, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, and/or gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, Vietnam Era and/or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law(s).

Keywords: Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc., Tonawanda , Dock Worker/Forklift Operator- Early AM Shift, Professions , Tonawanda, New York

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