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Estes Express Lines Terminal Custodian in Joliet, Illinois

28474BR

Posting Title:

Terminal Custodian

Estes Facility:

Joliet IL

Job Summary:

Join Estes Today for a Rewarding Career at our Joliet IL location!

As a leading LTL freight carrier who has been in business since 1931, Estes Express Lines takes great pride in our custodians at terminals across the network. As a Custodian, you have an important job ensuring our terminals are kept clean and free of safety hazards so our freight may continue to move to satisfy our customers. Estes is rated one of the top safety companies in America. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career with opportunity for advancement, Estes is the place for you.

  • Perform general dock/warehouse cleaning and upkeep

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the employee break room

  • Maintain the yard and apron space immediately surrounding the terminal

  • Empty all dock platform and dock restroom trash receptacles

  • Maintain all safety ropes at each dock door

  • Break down all wooden crates and delivery debris to maximize dumpster capacity

  • Collect and stack all wooden pallets

  • Collect and organize all dunnage materials

  • Collect and organize all trailer load bars

  • Clear walkways and all public access areas during winter weather and apply salt to walkways as necessary

  • Receive and organize all terminal supply orders in the appropriate locations

  • Regular attendance is required.

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • 18+ years of age

  • Previous janitorial experience preferred

  • Stable employment history

  • Transportation experience a plus

  • Must be able to work and complete tasks within time constraints

  • Must follow all company safety practices

  • Night/weekend shifts may be required; must be flexible and dependable

  • Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to lift and/or move a minimum of 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to lift, twist, turn, and may climb. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. The employee may be required to work in high/precarious places, with hazardous materials, and in various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet to loud as required by the essential functions of the job.

Auto req ID:

28474BR

State:

Illinois

Organization Level:

Field

Company:

Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

General Labor

Employment Type:

Full-Time

City:

Joliet

Equal Employment Opportunity:

EOE, including disability/vets

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