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Jockey/Yard Driver - Nights

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Dallas
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Oak Farms of Dallas is looking for a Yard/Jockey driver to drive Tractor Trailer with capacity of more than three tons and usually with more than six wheels to transport materials to and from specified destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads.--Oak Farms Dairy--is a part of Dairy Farmers of America.--DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands.--Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy--from our farmer family owners--to people everywhere.------ Requires a CDL A commercial driver's license.-- Responsible for operating shuttles to move trailers from building to building, staging area and from various loading dock doors.-- Receiving instructions via radio and performing trailer shuttling to accommodate logistical needs.-- Responsible for performing daily maintenance checks of shuttle truck and reporting any malfunctions to the garage.-- Responsible for documenting all trailer moves on Yard Driver daily move sheets and submitting the daily move sheet to the shipping office upon the completion of the shift.-- Responsible for fueling of the yard truck as needed.-- Must be able to perform the duties of this role in ALL weather conditions.-- Couple and uncouple tractor trailer units.-- Connect and disconnect brake lines as needed.-- Maintain a valid Class A CDL and current DOT medical card.-- Perform "safety check" inspection of the trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.-- Secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift.-- Utilizing continuous improvement mindset, assist in identifying opportunities to improve processes.-- Know and comply with all Department of Transportation regulations per the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations handbook.-- Follow Good Manufacturing Practices.-- Maintain a clean, sanitary and safe work area.-- Follow all required work safe practices. This would include wearing of all required PPE in designated areas, confined space safety, safe chemical handling, fall restraints, etc.-- Responsible for food safety, pre-requisite programs and food quality related to designated area.-- Report any food safety and food quality related issues to management immediately.----

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Dallas , Jockey/Yard Driver - Nights, Professions , Dallas, Texas

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