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Dock Worker
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Job Purpose Statement


When you’re looking for excellence, look no further than New Penn. Our commitment to our customers and employees shines through in everything we do. As one of our dock employees, you will be responsible for safely loading and unloading freight using a fork lift, pallet jack or other equipment to handle freight that varies in size and weight. Work days and hours vary.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload freight utilizing fork lift, pallet jack or material handling equipment
  • Balance and roll drums on barrel truck
  • Use fork lifts, hand trucks, and pallet jacks etc.
  • Secure cargo using chains, load bars, wood blocks, straps etc.
  • Complete inspection reports, bills of loading, manifests, and accident reports
  • Verify loads are correct, and note any overages, shortages or damages
  • Comply with all regulations for safety and efficiency
  • Keep dock and equipment clean at all times

Required Education and Experience: 

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively
  • Accurately perform mathematical calculations
  • Ability to work various days and hours
  • Work in all-weather conditions
  • Pass company-administered drug test
  • Operate essential material handling equipment to perform tasks

Preferred Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 months experience operating a forklift


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