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Laborer in Norfolk, VA at Lansing Trade Group

Date Posted: 10/31/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This position is responsible for a wide variety of duties in the container drop yard operations; primarily loading containers. Position performs heavy manual labor in most job duties. The position also requires the ability to enter basic information about the container load into a spreadsheet and ability to drive a spotter truck.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. General maintenance on a container or chassis
  2. Inspect empty containers as received, and reject unsuitable containers
  3. Direct trucks to empty and filled container drop points in the yard
  4. Record basic information from the container into an excel style spreadsheet
  5. Operate a spotter truck to move containers with in the yard.
  6. General maintenance on other equipment, as needed 
  7. Performs general clean-up including sweeping, painting, and other housekeeping duties.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  1. Able to meet physical requirements of the position including, but not limited to:
    • Prolonged periods of standing and sitting
    • Working in confined spaces and from heights
    • Bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders
    • Working in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc.),
    • Lift up to 55 lbs. unassisted
  2. Strong multi-tasking and problem solving abilities
  3. Ability to input information accurately and completely into spreadsheet
  4. Ability to keep on task and maintain procedural adherence
  5. Demonstrate initiative to work independently while flexible enough to work in team
  6. Maintain a positive and respectful attitude 
  7. Willing to work overtime and weekends
  8. Exhibit regular and prompt attendance

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Repeatedly lift up to 55 lbs. unassisted


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