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Dot Foods, Inc. Trailer Spotter in University Park, Illinois

Location: University Park, IL Department: Transportation Reports To: Transportation Director

Your Role: A trailer spotter / yard jockey at Dot Transportation is responsible for safely and efficiently spotting trailers on the yard or at the dock door per instructions from the operations clerks.

  • Safely and efficiently drive trailers between pads, doors and buildings on a timely basis.

  • Slides tandems effectively to meet state bridge laws.

  • Accurately weighs loaded trailers.

  • Inspects spotter tractors, performs basic maintenance and fueling, and reports equipment problems.

  • Checks refrigerator unit operations to ensure adequate product and temperature integrity.

  • Performs trailer washing.

  • Perform lot and /or yard checks.

  • Applies lean thinking and tools to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position.

Role Specifics:

  • Schedule- Wednesday - Saturday 6:00AM to 5:00PM

  • Work Environment - Temperature extremes (summer and winter conditions) working in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions.

What Can Dot Offer You?

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 60 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • Highly competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Family-friendly work environment

  • Ongoing training and development

Safety: This position assume responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

We Need You To Have:

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree.

  • Ability to pass physical abilities test to meet standards of job and DOT requirements

  • Sufficient hearing and vision necessary to operate powered equipment safely

  • Safe driving record.

We’d Like You To Have:

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with HAZMAT and Tanker Endorsements.

  • Experience in a fast-paced, safety-sensitive environment

Job ID: 2021-10656

External Company Name: Dot Foods, Inc.

External Company URL:

Street: 251 Central Avenue

Post End Date: 10/28/2021