Feb 12, 2020

Yard Goat Operator - Los Angeles/ Long Beach, CA

  • Maersk Oil
  • Carson, CA, USA
Full Time Permanent Production

Job Description


Damco Distribution Services, Inc., part of the Maersk group, specializes in warehousing, distribution, and transportation.
Your shoes were likely made in China. Have you ever wondered how they got to your local retailer? Or what's in that shipping container going down your local highway? At Damco Distribution Services, we know. In fact, we facilitate the distribution and movement of freight every single day.

Each of our client's supply chain is evaluated to optimize efficiency from factory production, all the way to end user delivery. The goal is not only to minimize lead times but also to minimize inventory levels and costs, thus making the client's business more flexible. Our warehouse network spans from East to West Coasts of the United States and in Canada. Our services include transloading and automated sortation, cross-docking, replenishment, drayage management, and inland transportation.

We offer

When you join our team, you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues, and broaden your world view through our international network.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match, paid time-off, and a parental leave policy which is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.

Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers' global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world's largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains. Join us and play an important role offering logistics and supply chain services for our customers!

Key responsibilities

•Maintains a daily movement log and PM inspections sheets for team
•Places a trailer stand under all 20 foot equipment to be worked at the dock
•Ensure that yard and related yard equipment is clean, orderly and in safe operating condition; inspects all empty equipment for cleanliness and for any damage; reporting any damages to supervisor
•Ensures that all loads are properly secured
•Maintains safety rules at all times
•Ensures all equipment doors are properly secured to the side of the equipment prior to movement
•Assist in monitoring FIFO (First in, First out) equipment in yard and report discrepancies to immediate supervisor
•Assist 3rd party carriers reposition equipment as necessary
•Ability to lift material weighing 40 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 75 pounds
•Performs job related duties as specified by management

We are looking for

•Successfully pass a yard truck operator evaluation
•High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; not required
•Minimum one year driving experience
•Able to speak, read and write English
•Yard tractor operator certification and training
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks; multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment
•Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required. Overtime may be required.
•Ability to work nights, holidays and weekends is required.

The purpose of this document is to provide a summary of the generic functions/tasks associated with this position. It is not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible position responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties of the incumbent might differ from those outlined here and additional duties may be assigned at the manager's discretion. The position description details as outlined below are also subject to change and may be reassigned at any time.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

In the warehouse setting, employee may be walking, standing and/or loading goods for long periods of time. The ability to bend/stoop, reach above shoulder level, walk; stand; carry of light to heavy goods weighing up to 50 pounds is required. Should be able to hear & speak clearly using phone / headset to communicate with customers; be able to navigate, view & enter information on the computer. At times may be required significantly extended shift hours based on business need.

Relocation Not Available; Must have US work authorization
Damco Distribution Services Inc.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.

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