Company: Cougle's Recycling Inc.
Posted on: June 10, 2021
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This position requires a motivated individual with
tractor-trailers and forklift experience. The person must be
skilled at backing (including tight areas), organization, and
This position consists of two major functions: jockeying
trailers to the proper docks (as requested) for unloading and the
organization of trailers in our lot to ensure that drivers can hook
up and leave in an expedited manner. When not engaging in the two
major functions it will be expected that the jockey personnel will
assist in loading and unloading internal and external trailers and
All trailers must be placed quickly and efficiently, which is
essential for the dock to keep an ongoing flow of material supplied
to the sorting line and balers. Jockey efficiencies and
organization also allows the drivers to effectively service our
When performing unloading/dock functions precise record-keeping,
legible and accurate completion of the paperwork is expected. You
would be responsible to ensure that all downgrades or load issues
are documented via photographs and supplied quickly to customer
service. They must load supplies & containers for delivery to the
customer as well as the state of the vehicle as it leaves our dock
(all trucks should be clean and swept off after unloading and prior
Duties and Responsibilities
Work with fellow employee's dock, dispatch, drivers to ensure
good communication, teamwork, and effective work habits.
Coordinate with the dock supervisor to determine the most
efficient, effective way to schedule the placement and removal of
trailers for unloading and truck preparation.
Ensure proper trailer inspection and grading as well as the
orderly and concise completion of all paperwork.
Ensure that all trailers are swept clean free from debris and
correctly set up for delivery to the customer's facility (when
performing dock functions).
Work to maintain an orderly and organized work area at all times
in our trailer yard and on-dock as well as throughout the facility
where the material is stored.
Assist all drivers indiscriminately with their needs and
requests. Confer with dispatch and the area supervisor if the
request seems unusual, unreasonable, or is not possible.
Take pictures and report to customer service any problems with
equipment or loads which may come in. Customers should be contacted
immediately with the problem so that it can be addressed and
- Ensure that you are following safety regulations, are alert,
and wearing high visibility gear.
Your job controls the entire flow of material to the dock which
in turn provides material to our sorting lines and balers. The
unloading and setting up of trailers allow our logistics department
(drivers) to service our customers. If you do not effectively
manage your area; sorting and baling may be halted, drivers will be
delayed, and customers will be left dissatisfied. Inaccurate
completion of the dock ticket or grading could lead to immediate
damage to our relationship with our customers; it is essential for
all customers to be compensated correctly for what they have and to
receive accurate feedback on any damages to our equipment or
improper or unsafe loading.
Job Training, Qualifications, and Requirements
Must be able to work well with fellow employees.
Must be able to take and follow instructions from the dock
supervisor, logistics manager, or plant manager in order for the
most efficient operations.
Must be trained and competent in the safe operation of a jockey
truck and tractor-trailer (including backing in tight areas).
Will be required to take and pass a forklift and skid loader
Must be computer literate.
Will be required to unload pallets, bales, and containers of
material from straight trucks and trailers ensuring material is
taken to the appropriate area(s).
Ability to learn correct recyclable material grades and organize
Maintain, clean and inspect equipment before each shift and
report any issues or concerns (including but not limited to; jockey
truck, trailers, and forklifts)
Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
Prepare trailers as required (including sweeping and clean the
inside of trailers.)
Ability to move and stack pallets.
- Ability to lift 50lbs (not continuously).
Keywords: Cougle's Recycling Inc., Reading , Yard Jockey, Other , Hamburg, Pennsylvania
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