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Hostler/Switcher

Company: YRC Worldwide
Location: Everett
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY

Yard Hosters will be responsible for moving trailers on terminal premises, hook and unhook trailers, connect air hoses and electrical lines, fuel equipment, conduct visual inspections, and install and remove tire chains from trailers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Comply with all company policies local work and safety rules, and federal, state, and local regulations that govern the industry.
  • Climb in and out of tractors and trailers, and move trailers on the terminal premises or on a public thoroughfare. Hook and unhook trailers.
  • Drop and hook trailer(s) and change the configuration of equipment as necessary.
  • Connect air hoses and electrical lines, install and remove tire chains, and manually crank dolly wheels.
  • Perform visual inspections of equipment as required by supervisors. Conduct minor repairs of commercial motor vehicles when instructed to perform such services at the direction of company management.
  • Fuel equipment and perform safety inspections on the equipment.
  • Lift and move freight as necessary to assist dockworkers.
  • Perform duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be age 18 or older.
  • Must be able to read, write and converse in English. Must be able to carry out both written and oral instructions.
  • Must be able to follow posted safety rules and safe operating procedures to insure proper techniques, such as lifting, are performed in the manner as which is described.
  • Must be able to work various shifts and days of the week.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Keywords: YRC Worldwide, Everett , Hostler/Switcher, Other , Everett, Washington

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