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Switcher Driver/Operator (CDL)

Kelly Services

Sanford, NC
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Job Title Switcher Driver/Operator (CDL)

Jobid US4577MM_24710857

Location: Sanford, NC, 27332, USA

Description **Job Description**

: Responsible for the movement of trailers to and from the unload / load doors and throughout the yard. May also be responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner.


- Performs trailer switches defined as hooking and moving a parked trailer from the yard to a load/unload door or hooking and moving a trailer from a door to the yard.

- Communicates with management and/or central control to coordinate trailer movements in the yard.

- Documents trailer moves using the Yard Management System (where available) or switcher cards.

- Performs pre- and post-trip inspections on switcher equipment.

- Understands and demonstrates effective yard switching safety processes and procedures.

- In addition to the above essential functions, Switchers may also be required to perform Package Handler essential functions as follows:

- Utilizes -hand-to-surface- methods for all package handling.

- Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, conveyor system carts and load gratings.

- Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours.

- Determines the appropriate conveyor system by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly. Minimum Education


VII. Knowledge / Abilities / Skills

- Must have a valid driver-s license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file.

- Commercial Driver-s License (CDL - Class A) to operate in interstate commerce is required.

- Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods.

- Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly.

- Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices.

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.

Functional / Technical Skills:

- CDL Class A License (Current)


- Able to work independently and with a team.

- Able to speak, read, and comprehend English.

- Help meet the goals of the Distribution and Warehouse requirements.

- Good communication skills.

- Demonstrates good judgment and common sense when approaching line issues.

Education Requirements:

- High school diploma or GED equivalent

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**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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