Jockey Driver

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Position Summary:

Jockey Driver is responsive to the Warehouse Manager regarding the movement and spotting of containers to facilitate the needs of the warehouse in sorting and processing material for shipment or storage.  Jockey Driver is responsible for timely movements and thorough knowledge of on-hand inventory and positioning.

Tasks and Duties:

  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly storage lot oriented toward maximizing efficiency in serving the plant needs
  • Operate Jockey Truck in a safe manner during numerous roll-on/roll-off procedures daily involving loaded and empty containers
  • Drive and operate vehicle under 15 mph in and around the plant and storage lot/staging area
  • Be cognizant of the reality that the operation is a low mileage severe duty function requiring particular attention to preventative maintenance checks and services as well as actual scheduled vehicle maintenance
  • Must be aware that operations occur on asphalt, concrete, and gravel surfaces in a hostile environment often contaminated with material subject to embedding in tires
  • Responsible for accounting for records involving container numbers, fuel and temp setting, and seal numbers 
  • Must function and interact on a daily basis with plant personnel and comply with plant safety requirements
  • communicate using cellular telephone or 2-way radio with dispatch, operations, and plant personnel
  • Security of valuable commodities and the storage area itself are a major area of concern for the Jockey Driver, occasionally requiring guidance from supervisory personnel regarding disposition
  • Duties and tasks as assigned by management

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Forklift Certification
  • Driver's License

Job requirements:

  • Capable of heavy lifting up to 70 pounds
  • Possess good mathematical skills
  • Capable of following written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to read
  • Ability to work various shifts
  • Possess a strong resistance to a cold environment

We are a drug-free facility.  Applicants must pass a drug screening test and background check.


Location: Savannah, GA
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