Yard Driver

Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/1/2018 12:45 PM)
Job ID
2018-1925
# of Openings
1
Category
Shop

Overview

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Prime, Inc.

 

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

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This position is responsible for maintaining organization and production in the Springfield terminal yard by performing the following duties:

 

  • Spotting inbound and outbound trailers;
  • Organize and keep yard free flowing and organized;
  • Expedite trailers to shop for shop associates;
  • Ensure sufficicent equipment is savailable for trailer shops;
  • Must have good communication with other associates;
  • Provide excellent customer service to Prime driver and shop associates; 
  • Additional work-related tasks as needed. 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Knowledge

Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.

 

Abilities

Strong organizational, computer, and customer service skills required. Multitasking and a flexible schedule required.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

A High School diploma or GED is required; one to three years related experience and/or training preferred.

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires the ability to get in and out of trailers and hook/disconnect trailers multiple times per day. Candidate must be able to lift and carry 20lbs (includes mattress lift, rebar and sledge hammer to unlock brakes). Candidate must also be able to push and pull 80lbs (includes fuel hose, truck cab hood and clutch). Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.

 

Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions.

 

Licensing/Certification

 

Must have valid CDL with clean driving record.

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