Estes Express Lines Lead Dock worker in Savannah, Georgia


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Lead Dock worker


Savannah GA

Job Summary:

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 hand

  • Strap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shifting

  • Check for mis-loads, hang manifest, call trailer moves

  • Close down trailers for O/B Dispatch

  • Responsible for O/B cut schedules

  • Assist with HUB freight

  • Assist with coordinating assignments on the dock

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This 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 tasks


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • 18 + years of age

  • Prior dock experience required

  • Experience in the transportation industry preferred

  • Stable employment history preferred

  • Ability to operate a forklift (7500 lbs. vehicle) or previous forklift certification preferred

  • Ability to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70lbs

  • Physical 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 skills

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to work as a team in the coordination and direction of work assignments to other dock workers

  • Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependable

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must 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 deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

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Estes Express Lines

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General Labor

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