Americold

Courier

Job Locations US-GA-Pooler
Location : Name Savannah Pooler
ID
2021-14998
Functional Group
Operations
Schedule
Monday - Friday 5:00am to 2:00pm

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools, and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food industry supply chain and to help put food on tables around the world.
 
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates temperature-controlled warehouses around the world. We have over 16,000 associates and offer a wide variety of career opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, administration, business development, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility: 

Drive a light vehicle, with a capacity of less than 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW), primarily to deliver or pick up documents and/or other items. May load and unload vehicle.

Essential Functions:

• Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons to transport items to and from specified destinations, such as railroad stations, plants, residences, offices, or within industrial yards.
• Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights, or brakes, to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
• Load and unload trucks, vans, or automobiles.
• Maintain records, such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements, as required.
• Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
• Perform emergency repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, or spark plugs.
• Read maps and follow written or verbal geographic directions.
• Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles.
• Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
• Other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

• High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
• Valid, unrestricted driver’s license
• Good driving record
• Must be at least 21 years of age

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor
• Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal and customer service communication skills sufficient to read and interpret road maps and road signs and partner with customers and other co-workers
• Demonstrated mathematical skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals sufficient to complete required papers and documents
• Demonstrated possession and application of reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, and speaking skills necessary to interact and respond to customers, co-workers, and management staff effectively
• Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems in a fast-paced environment where deadlines and scopes may change regularly while maintaining accuracy
• May be subject to conditions and other stresses and fatigue related to driving a motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in various weather conditions

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to sit for long periods of time in a vehicle
• Ability to repeatedly and quickly adjust vehicle controls to exact positions for several hours per day
• Demonstrated manual dexterity and coordination of two (2) or more limbs with normal movements while sitting, standing, or lying down
• Demonstrated ability to talk, hear, and see sufficiently to complete assigned tasks; must be able to visually identify details from distances
• May be required to carry loads related to travel and occasionally lift, carry, position, or move objects weighing up to fifty (50) pounds
• Demonstrated ability to relate to others beyond giving and receiving instructions sufficient to partner with colleagues without exhibiting behavioral extremes.
• Demonstrated judgment skills sufficient to identify which of several objects is closer or farther away and to accurately ascertain distance between self and other objects

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

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