Monday , May 27 2024

Amazon Careers – Transportation Associate

Website Amazon

Job Description:

Are you ready to drive commercial motor vehicles over the road, solve transportation mysteries, and help Amazon deliver world class service to our customers? As a Transportation Associate, you will be a vital member of Amazon Transportation Services. Transportation Associates will perform trailer moves, coordinate yard activities (such as check in, traffic flow, internal communications with docks, etc.), conduct yard audits, complete driver training programs (Hostler, CDL School, etc.), and operate multiple vehicle asset types over the road as assigned in accordance with business need to support Amazon’s transportation network.

Due to interstate operating authority commerce regulations, candidates must be at least 21 years or older. Candidate must hold a valid state-appropriate driver’s license, be able to obtain their Driver Qualification File (DQF) and Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), and be eligible to drive in accordance with DOT requirements. Amazon does not sponsor for immigration, including for H-1B, TN, and other non-immigrant visas, for this role.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, and DOT regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, trailer designations, violation and incident reporting requirements, break periods, etc.)
  • Follow hostler and delivery schedules, track and report working hours and breaks at appropriate times, adhere to yard safety policies, obey all applicable traffic laws, and drive in accordance with weather/road conditions.
  • Operate CMVs over the road as required while staying on predetermined routes and using approved equipment.
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations and make safety a priority at all times.
  • Complete driver vehicle inspection reports on equipment and notify managers of any maintenance or delivery issues encountered.
  • Work at locations within node on an as needed basis to support the business, 40 hours/week and overtime as required.
  • Perform various functions within the yard, support site operations teams, internal transportation field teams, and external carriers, as needed, to ensure all trailers arrive and depart on time with zero defects and to maintain a fluid trailer pool.
  • Operate Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) on non-public roads or in yard to move trailers to/from dock and parking locations.

Job Requirements:

  • Work a flexible schedule/shift/work area, including weekends, nights, and/or holidays
  • 1+ year of experience working with computers and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with diverse audiences.
  • Ability to follow and enforce safety measures and policies to all who operate vehicles on behalf of Amazon and those who enter the yard, including vendors and senior team members.
  • 21 years of age
  • Able to lift up to 49 pounds, stand/walk for up to 10-12 hours, and be able to frequently push, pull, squat, bend and reach with or without reasonable accommodation
  • High School or equivalent diploma
  • Work 40 hours/week, and overtime as required
  • Hold a valid and active driver’s license

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pine Bluff, AR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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