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Connecting employers with military veterans!

Connecting employers with military veterans!

Posted by: Averitt Express on Nov 14, 2017


Location:

Houston, TX

Job Description:

Our dock associates are the backbone of our facilities. Using digital scanners and top-notch modern equipment, they manage the day-to-day loading and unloading of freight throughout our system in a safe and professional atmosphere. Due to the familiarity with how we work, they make great candidates for operational leaders when new positions open.
PRIOR DOCK/WAREHOUSE/FORKLIFT EXPERIENCE PREFERRED
Dock Worker Benefits:
- Competitive pay
- Profit sharing and 401k plans
- Other career advancement opportunities within Averitt
- Clean & safe facilities

Essential functions:
Load/Unload freight -lift requirement: 80 lbs
Move freight - force requirement: 54 lbs
Open/Close trailer door - force requirement: 46 lbs
Count freight
Operate scanner
Complete manifest
Operate forklift
Regular predictable attendance

Averitt Express is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.Requirements
- 18 years of age
- No convictions for Reckless Driving within the past 5 years
- Valid Driver's License
- No convictions for DUI within the past 5 years
- No suspensions or revocations within the past 5 years
- No more than 3 moving violations within the past 3 years

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About Averitt Express

Averitt Salutes You! If you've served in the military, we'd love for you to consider working with us. Your leadership and professional experiences have prepared you to overcome great challenges. You know more than anyone what it means to work as a team and value others. You believe in what you do, and you're willing to work to make it great. We think you'd make a great fit here, and we would be proud to work alongside you. We’re honored to be recognized as a “Patriotic Employer” by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, or ESGR. The honor commends our efforts in “contributing to the national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force.” Averitt has career opportunities for military veterans in a variety of areas: * Driver (Local, Regional, Dedicated & Flatbed) * Leadership * Diesel Mechanics * Dock * Sales * Admin/Customer Service If you are or were employed within the past year (12 months) in a military position requiring the operation of a military motor vehicle equivalent to a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), you are eligible for a waiver to apply for a CDL without skills testing. Simply complete the form at www.averittcareers.com/documents/Military_CDL_Skills_Test_Waiver.pdf and provide it when you apply for your CDL. To learn more about Averitt's job opportunities, visit: www.averittcareers.com/home.html. Article: The Value of Hiring Veterans in Transportation - http://knowledgecenter.averittexpress.com/the-value-of-hiring-veterans-in-transportation

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