US Foods Yard Jockey in Norcross, Georgia

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

The primary function of this position is to maneuver tractor trailers for the purpose of loading various products (meats, produce, frozen foods, groceries, dry goods) while providing safety and security for the division yard and dock area.. It is further required that above function be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.


US Foods is one of the leading concept foodservice distributors in the U.S., and is seeking a Yard associate to service the Georgia facility. The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintain and maneuver equipment on yard prior to dispatch
  • Ensure the safe movement of equipment around yard and warehouse
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • Maintain equipment during loading process
  • Drop and hook tractor to trailer
  • Coordinate equipment for maintenance and repair

# EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/GenderIdentity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status  


Education/Training: High School Diploma/GED preferred; however, must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide). Must have Commercial Drivers License (CDL), class A. Must meet the medical requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT)

Related Experience: Minimum 1 year over the road commercial driving experience or 6 months of food or beverage delivery experience.


Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, and tools used to perform the job.

Must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Must be able to work the scheduled/assigned times and required overtime for the position.

Must know/have ability to learn MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work.

Must be able to apply tire chains.

Must be able to perform coupling procedures for the Tractor/Trailer.

Must have excellent customer service skills.

Must be at least 21 years of age.

Physical Requirements:

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:1. SIT Frequently (may be continuous on long hauls)2. STAND Occasionally3. WALK Frequently4. DRIVEFrequently (may be continuous on long hauls)JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light)Frequently3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Frequently4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Occasionally 5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) OccasionallyJOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary)Occasionally2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally3. 25-50 lbs (Medium)Never4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy)Never5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy)Never

Primary Location: Norcross-GA

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Delivery

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time