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Job Details

Dockworker Hostler

Company name
XPO Logistics, Inc.

Rock Island, IL, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Transportation

Posted on
Oct 15, 2020

Valid Through
Jan 28, 2021

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Job Information

XPO Logistics Inc

Dockworker (Hostler)


Rock Island


This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Pay starts at $18.17 Move the freight that moves the world forward. At XPO Logistics, one of the world's leading logistics and transportation companies, we provide the solutions that organizations around the globe count on. As the Dockworker Hostler, you'll play an important role in making sure freight gets where it needs to go. You'll work alongside a top caliber management team that understands the transportation industry and knows how to bring out your best. If you're looking for a growth opportunity and a chance to build a career you can be proud of, join us at XPO. Pay, benefits and more. We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more. What you'll do on a typical day:

Move trailers throughout the property

Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand, as needed

Efficiently load freight a minimum of 1 day per week

Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods of time

Safely operate heavy equipment, including a converter dolly

Work in a safe, efficient manner while adhering to company safety policies

Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments

What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:

To be at least 18 years of age

A valid driver's license

Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator

To pass a company-paid, post-offer, pre-hire (physical essential functions) test

Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends, due to varying freight volumes

It'd be great if you also have:

Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry

Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment

Experience loading and unloading trailers

Basic written and verbal communication skills

Desire to succeed with a strong attention to detail

This job requires the ability to:

Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally

Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including a pallet jack, forklift and by hand

Safely operate heavy equipment, including moving, positioning and connecting/disconnecting a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.

Be part of something big. XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding CO ID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.Equal Opportunity Employer?minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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