Posted on 09/11/2017

Dockworker / Freight Handling -- Saia LTL Freight

Saia Ltl Freight - Atlanta, GA

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Job Description

Efficiently sort, handle, and load freight into and unload it from over-the-road equipment, containers, city trailers, and/or straight trucks. This position routinely uses pallet jacks and forklifts in the loading and unloading of freight including shipments of Hazardous Materials freight.




Preferred Qualifications:




• Freight handling experience


• Forklift certification


• Handling of Hazmat training






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*Experience Required*


None required.




*More Details*






* Is your career taking you where you want to go?*




When it began in 1924, Saia (NASDAQ: SAIA) covered a two-state area: Louisiana and Texas. Today, Saia is one of the most successful carriers in the United States, providing regional and interregional LTL, non-asset truckload service, and third-party logistics. Much of Saia's growth has been accomplished through mergers and acquisitions *and we’re currently in the process of expanding to NJ and PA.* Headquartered in Johns Creek, GA, Saia is a growing corporation offering the best-in-class benefits and opportunities to inspire every member of our team. With over 9,000 employees dedicated to their jobs and our customers, you may discover your own career path at Saia.




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* The road to a great career starts with Saia!*




Today, Saia's network of 148 terminals covers 34 states in the U.S. as well as Canada.** Through our network of partners, we serve the balance of the U.S. including Alaska and Hawaii, plus Puerto Rico and Mexico. Through our three operating service groups - Saia LTL, Linkex, and Saia Logistics Services - we provide complete transportation and logistics solutions.




As a company, Saia is dedicated to providing every employee the opportunity and environment to continue to grow and contribute, individually and as part of a team. Perhaps that is why the average employee tenure at Saia is 8 years, nearly twice the national average, and why more than 300 employees have been with us for over 20 years.




For more information on Saia, visit the Saia website at .








* Dockworker / Forklift Operator / Free Driver Training Program*




If you’re an experienced forklift operator with freight dock or warehouse experience, don’t miss this opportunity to join one of the most successful LTL carriers in the U.S! Working for Saia means the opportunity to partner with a successful company and enjoy stability and security for you and your family.








* But don’t just take our word for it, here’s what some of our employees have to say:*




“Saia sets themselves apart because they invest in their drivers, their dockworkers, their mechanics, and their equipment." – Current Employee




“If you are a dockworker and you get in to the Dock-to-Driver Training Program, I promise you that your life is going to change, in a positive way!" - Current Dock-to-Driver Training Instructor




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* If you are looking for an opportunity to make more money, provide excellent benefits for your family, and have a chance to participate in our free driver training program, apply today!*




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* Our free Dock-to-Driver training program* is available to eligible Dockworkers (Part-Time or Full-Time) currently working for Saia for at least 90 days. Once you have successfully completed this training program, which is approximately 5 weeks, you become a Local City Driver Trainee for approximately 6-12 months (until you perform the requisite driving experience per Safety guidelines). Please note that this 5 week training program may be held at another location and travel may be required.




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* For more details, check out this video featuring employee in our Dock-to-Driver Training program:*








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* Pay*




$16.86 - $20.76 per hour




Start at up to $18.47 with 1 Year of experience




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* Job Responsibilities*




As a Dockworker you will be responsible for:




Using safe lifting techniques, efficiently sorting, handling, loading and unloading freight into/from over-the-road equipment, containers, city trailers, and/or straight trucks.




Using pallet jacks and forklifts in the loading and unloading of freight including shipments of Hazardous Materials freight.




Work days and shifts vary and the available schedule will be discussed during the interview.




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* Preferred Qualifications*




Freight handling experience




Forklift certification




Hazmat training




Previous freight dock or warehouse experience helpful








* Benefits*




At Saia, your success is our success! That’s why we work hard to provide you with what you need to build an awesome career. We are committed to rewarding superior employee performance so that when you work hard, your achievements won’t go unnoticed. * *




* We are proud to offer the following benefits*:




Health Insurance with Medical, Rx & Vision




Dental Insurance




Free Life Insurance




Free Short-term Disability




401(k) with immediate vesting & company match




Immediate eligibility for Holiday Pay




Paid Vacation days and Personal/Sick Days




Employee Stock Purchase plan




Credit Union








* Our Mission*




At Saia Inc., success comes down to taking care of the people who matter most – our customers, our employees and our shareholders. The rest will take care of itself.








* /"Provide best-in-class service – as defined by our customers – through quality processes in an environment that respects employees, advocates safety, recognizes excellence, and builds shareholder value."/*

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