Yard Driver

Neovia Logistics | Romeoville, IL

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Posted Date 4/05/2020


Job Summary

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials and/or trailers around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. This position will never leave the property of Neovia or the facility while in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle. This position is not authorized to operate a Neovia commercial motor vehicle on any public roadway, or where the general public has access.


Essential Functions

1. Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, to move or transport loaded/unloaded trailers.

2. Inspect load for safety and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.

3. Position lifting devices under trailer for transport to designated areas.

4. Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.

5. Move controls to drive gasoline- or electric-powered trucks, cars, or tractors and transport materials between loading, processing, and storage areas.

6. Perform routine maintenance on vehicles or auxiliary equipment, such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging batteries, fueling, or replacing liquefied-gas tank.

7. Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels.

8. Signal workers to operate safely around trailers and vehicles.

9. Hook tow trucks to trailer hitches and fasten attachments, using hitch pins.

10. Other duties as assigned




Minimum Required Qualifications

1. High School Diploma

2. 1 - 3 years’ relevant experience

3. CDL class A or B

4. Air Brake endorsement


Additional Desired Qualifications

1. Completion of Commercial Driving School

2. OSHA training as required

3. Company specific training as required

4. Warehouse experience a plus


Key Skills and Competencies

1. Ability to work in a fast paced environment.

2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

3. Interpersonal skills necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, other business areas.


Physical Requirements

1. Requires walking, carrying, reaching, standing, and stooping

2. Requires lifting/lowering, pushing, or pulling of various weights

3. May require drug and alcohol testing

4. Must be drug and alcohol free, no exceptions

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