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WorkSource Oregon Yard Hostler Myers Container (NE Portland) in PORTLAND, Oregon

Myers Container is an industry leader in the manufacturing & recycling of industrial steel packaging solutions. Joining the Myers team offers both the stability of an established market leader with the enthusiasm of an energetic ownership and management team. Myers Container is in need of a Yard Hostler for our Myers Container location at 8435 NE Killingsworth Ave., Portland, OR 97220 Required to join the union upon hire and pass a pre-employment drug screening (marijuana is considered an illegal drug). General Position Summary: Switch trailers from the yards to the dock and vice versa Essential Functions. Switch trailers from the yards to the dock and vice versa in a timely manner to meet production needs. Inspects switcher truck daily and notify dispatch when any repairs are needed Inspects trailer lights, tires and licensing. Notifies the transporation manager if repairs are needed and verify that the required repairs are made. Examines the completed load at the dock for accurate status ID tag and proper securing of loaded drums. Records drum counts on bills of lading. Reports to management on yard condition and assists with clean-up efforts. Assists in directing and off-loading customers and common carriers on site. Monitors trailers in the yards and re-position trailers to fully utilize the yard when applicable. Works with the production supervisor to best coordinate inbound trailers and stage trailers for production runs. Assists with trailer loading and unloading (training provided). Secondary Functions Assists loading dock and receiving when additional employees are needed. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Truck driving skills Education and Experience High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent Truck driving experience required Physical Requirements: Sitting in tractor for extended periods of time while switching trailers Standing for extended periods of time while helping loading dock and receiving Lifting 35-60 lb. drums during loading and unloading Pulling/Pushing - requires exerting force on a regular basis so that the object is moved to or away from the employer (constant). Mental Requirements: General Intelligence - must have the ability to learn and comprehend basic instructions and orientation to the job Motor Coordination Skills - must be able to coordinate eyes, hands and fingers accurately and handle precise movements. Verbal Intelligence - must have the ability to understand the meaning of words and respond effectively. Must be able to read and write Work Environment: Noise - exposed to loud noise inside the plant and required to wear earplugs in the plant at all times. Exposed to mechanical hazards and atmospheric fumes/vapors Outdoor environment with heat, cold, uneven ground vehicle traffic For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.