Founded in 2003, Richmond-based Estes Forwarding Worldwide (EFW) is a domestic and international freight forwarder. At EFW, we are always on. Our commitment to personal service has made us a leader in logistic solutions across the globe. With offices across the country, EFW offers a full range of domestic and international solutions—including air, ocean, ground and international transportation—that few competitors can match.
The Dock Worker is responsible for safely and efficiently unloading, sorting, handling and loading freight in accordance with verbal and written instructions, as well as Federal, State and customer regulations.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent required. A combination of education and experience will be taken into consideration.
Experience working in Freight Forwarding or Transportation industry preferred.
The Dock Worker must be a team player with a high level of energy and self-motivation. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and ability to work with little direction in a fast-paced environment.
Must be PC proficient with ability to type and update computer system quickly and accurately.
Candidates must possess ability to repetitively lift a minimum of 70lbs and work on your feet all day.
Applicants must be able to pass TSA screening to work in an IAC environment.
Candidates will understand and carry out instructions given orally and in writing, including those on manifest and other shipping documents.
Candidates must possess good judgment; know when to escalate issues and when to try to resolve.
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.
At this time, EFW will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
EFW prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a drug screen and a background check.
EFW offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status.
EFW is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.