Overview

Cypress Employment Services has a client in Bessemer, AL looking for a Yard Jockey. 
 
Job Description: 
The  Hostler/yard jockey are combined positions and cross-trained in areas in the yard to provide the
most efficient teamwork to work the train. The daily responsibilities will be assigned by the site supervisor and
will entail a step progress in learning yard duties.
 
Groundman Duties
Perform ground duties; requiring to climb on and off railcars and locking down boxes
In coordination with Crane Operator by providing safety signals help load and unload the train
Capacity Duties
 Perform pre and post trip inspections on equipment and chassis, provide necessary reports on damaged equipment
Move containers and chassis in the yard by utilizing a capacity
Pick up and keep clean the inside of the equipment, was the outside of the Capacity daily
Gate Inspector Duties
Check in & out Tractor Trailers at the gate, confirm paperwork & Rail billing is complete and accurate
Physical inspection of the chassis and container, inspection of seal and verification to paperwork
Enter interchanges into the system at the time of interchange (real time)
Provide truckers with parking assignments and update logs/systems as needed
Crane Operations / Taylor Duties
Perform pre and post trip inspections on equipment
Load and unload railcars by utilizing an overhead crane or Side Picks
Pick up and keep clean the inside of the equipment
Container Yard (CY Yard) Duties
Perform pre and post trip inspections on equipment
Maintain inventory of all boxes and chassis in the CY Yard
Stack containers by utilizing a side loader / perform lift off and lift on’s as needed
Locate and segregate paper grade containers and CARU containers
Outgate and ingate containers and set ups
Entry of moves in Depot System Software
Wash off equipment, including gas tanks for equipment daily.
All duties General Essential Functions
Operate all equipment in a safe manner and in accordance to company policies
Cross trained in all yard functions including gate inspector, CY yard, all equipment operations, perform general labor and maintenance
Practice good hygiene, wear company uniforms and keep your equipment and breakroom clean in accordance to company policies and safety protocols
 Responsible for creating and maintaining process manuals for responsibilities in coordination with the site supervisor and provide at least annual updates
Yard Duties as needed such as maintenance, upkeep and cleaning.
Requirements:
Must have high school diploma or equivalent
Must have at least 1 year Yard Jockey or CDL experience
Must be able to work overtime and weekends when needed
Must be able to preform job functions wearing assigned PPE
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check 
Schedule: 2nd shift 
Pay: $21 -$23 DOE