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Yard Driver - all shifts ($16+/hr)

Why Work for Saddle Creek?

Saddle Creek is in the logistics business.  Over the past 50 years, our associates built Saddle Creek into what it is today by treating each other with respect and working together to succeed.  Our people make a difference every day to our clients, to our business, and to each other.  The growth and success we have experienced requires smart, dedicated people working in a supportive environment.   Growing our family since 1966.  Will you join us?

Saddle Creek is looking for Yard Drivers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, or weekend am/pm shifts) to join our team in our new warehouse in Newnan, GA.  Get in on the ground floor and receive competitive pay and benefits starting July 16, 2018.

Job Description Summary

Yard Drivers assists in the organization and maintenance of trailers in our yard.

This position contributes to the goal of exceptional service in meeting the delivery schedule, and takes action when needed to communicate and resolve problems. 

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

• Safely maneuver a tractor and trailer combination vehicle in a compact yard area

• Complete yard check daily

• At direction of Management and/or yard management system, move empty trailers to shipping doors, set loaded trailers to the doors and remove loaded/empty trailers from dock doors

• Perform and document pre and post shift safety inspections

• Lift and open trailer doors and slide trailer tandems when necessary

• Frequently bend to place and remove wheel chocks

• Safely enter and exit yard tractor numerous times per shift

• Safely maneuver equipment with good backing skills

• Adhere to all safety policies

• Keep tractor in a clean, sanitary condition at all times

Job Requirements

• A high school diploma or equivalent is required

• Must be 21 years of age or older

• Must have a valid driver’s license

• Must have a minimum of 1-year experience in the operation of a tractor-trailer unit in a yard driver/warehouse setting

• Must be able to work independently, and demonstrate good customer service skills.

• Must be able to work overtime and adjust schedule as needed

• Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background investigation

Benefits

• Complete benefits package

• 401k with company match

• Paid weekly

• Vacation immediately

• Personal time after 90 days

• Paid holidays

• Shift differential for 2nd, 3rd and weekend shifts

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