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Estes Express Lines Dock Dockworkers in North Bergen, New Jersey

The Dock Lead position is responsible for all regular dock responsibilities and may coordinate and provide direction to other dock workers as it relates to work assignments only. Work the dock loading and unloading freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck or by handStrap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shiftingCheck for mis-loads, hang manifest, call trailer movesClose down trailers for O/B DispatchResponsible for O/B cut schedulesAssist with HUB freightAssist with coordinating assignments on the dockRegular attendance is requiredThis is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasksQualificationsHigh School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background18 + years of agePrior dock experience requiredExperience in the transportation industry preferredStable employment history preferredAbility to operate a forklift (7500 lbs. vehicle) or previous forklift certification preferredAbility to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70lbsPhysical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.Must be computer literate (knowledge of AS/400 and MS Office a plus)Must possess strong written, verbal and listening communication skillsStrong organization skillsAbility to work as a team in the coordination and direction of work assignments to other dock workersMust have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependableMust be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of ConductMust be able to interact well with othersMust be able to work independently, or in a team settingMust be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple prioritiesMust be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlinesMust pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background checkMust be authorized to work in the United States EOE/Vets/Disabled

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