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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 11/19/2016

UNFI Rocklin, CA

Company
UNFI
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
8217-935
AJE Ref #
575987034
Location
Rocklin, CA
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

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Job Description



Weekly Schedule

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MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

SATURDAY



Yard Driver

10:00 - 18:30

18:00 - 02:30

OFF

02:00 - 10:30

02:00 - 10:30

02:00 - 10:30

OFF



POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for moving tractors and trailers on the premises, starting refrigeration units, preparing trucks for deliveries.

EEO / VETERANS / DISABLED

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES:

* Sets tractor trailer combinations for loading product scheduled for delivery.

* Starts refrigeration units; checks units periodically.

* Pulls loaded trailers away from dock and secures trailer doors.

* Coordinates loading schedules with warehouse supervisors.

* Ensures trucks have received pre-trip inspection prior to driver departure.

* Notifies drivers of potential late load situations.

* Ensures returning trucks are refueled, if necessary.

* Assists warehouse personnel with unloading/cleaning trailers.

* Operates powered industrial equipment such as electric pallet jacks and forklifts, as necessary.

* Performs other duties as necessary and required

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

* High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

* Ability to pass a written exam and road test.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:.

* Understanding of related computer applications.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

* Prefer minimum of one year verified experience operating a tractor trailer. Must be 21 years of age.

* System implementation experience is preferred.

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

* Ability to speak, read and write English well.

* Safe driving skills, ability to drive large tractor trailers and ability to use forklifts and related delivery equipment.

* Ability to read maps and written directions.

* Ability to pass a post-offer employment physical and drug test and subsequent enrollment in a random pool of drivers for drug and alcohol testing as required by law.

* Strong Interpersonal, communication, organizational and customer service skills.

* Ability to communicate with co-workers and supervisors.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.