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XPO, Inc. Dockworker (Hostler) in Dallas, Texas

Dockworker (Hostler)

Requisition Id: 372857

Business Unit: LTL


Dallas, TX, US, 75247

What you’ll need to succeed as a Dockworker (Hostler) at XPO

Minimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • A valid driver’s license

  • Able to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator

  • To pass a company-paid, post-offer, pre-hire (physical essential functions) test

  • Available to work a variety of shifts due to varying freight volumes, including days, evenings, nights and weekends

Preferred qualifications:

  • Tractor/trailer experience (3 axle tractor, 53' trailer)

  • Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry

  • Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment

  • Experience loading and unloading trailers

  • Basic written and verbal communication skills

  • Desire to succeed with strong attention to detail

About the Dockworker (Hostler) job

Pay, benefits and more:

  • Experienced forklift operators can start at $28.25/hour

  • Full health insurance on day one

  • Life and disability insurance

  • Earn up to 13 days PTO over your first year

  • 10 paid company holidays

  • 401(k) option with company match

  • Employee stock purchase plan

  • Education assistance

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Move trailers throughout the property

  • Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack and forklift

  • Efficiently load freight a minimum of 1 day per week

  • Operate a hostler in all types of weather; safely walk and stand for extended periods

  • Safely operate heavy equipment, including moving, positioning and connecting/disconnecting a converter dolly with an average weight/pull force of approximately 128 lbs.

  • Work in a safe, efficient manner while adhering to company safety policies

  • Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments

Dockworker (Hostler)s are required to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes and weights to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally

  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel

  • Walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery

About XPO

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.

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