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Truck Driver - Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher - Penske Logistics

Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: STOCKTON
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Whats the Job?

Ready to put your truck-driving career in high gear? Make the shift and fuel your career as a Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher for Penske. Join a team of professional truck drivers committed to delivering products safely and on time. Were proud to move freight for some of the worlds biggest brands. (Yes, were more than just the yellow trucks.)

Youll be with a stable, nationwide company that is known for having the best equipment, great management, clear communication and a fantastic safety record. We pay every Friday, and for most of our driving positions, youre home daily. Yes, daily.

Are you ready to take it to the next level? Come drive for Penske.

The Specifics:

Route/activity: Yard jockey/yard switcher is responsible for moving trailers around the lot. At least 1 year of hostler experience required.

Shift: Night shift on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and every other Wednesday (start time may range from 6pm-8pm) or Monday through Friday, start time around 2pm.

Equipment: Yard goats, hydraulic fifth wheels, 28'-53' trailers.

Compensation: $21.63/hour with OT starting after 8 hours.

Main Responsibilities:

Driving your assigned truck safely and responsibly

Following all federal and/or state laws, regulations, and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines

Reporting problems with your truck, as well as accidents, traffic violations, and damage before and after route

Acting as the main point of contact with your customer

Why Penske is for You:

Outstanding company safety record

Premier Driver Recognition Program

Home daily for most positions

Competitive starting salary

Career stability

Opportunity for growth

Excellent benefits, including lots of time off

Superior trucks and 24/7 roadside support

Dedicated accounts

Lots of training opportunities

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General Requirements:

CDL Class C license/non-CDL (and up)

Currently hold, or ability to obtain, a non-excepted interstate DOT medical card required

1 year of verifiable yard hostler/jockey experience in the last 3 years

3 years DMV/MVR record with two or fewer moving violations or accidents

Excellent customer service skills


Focused on safety

Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education and criminal history) and drug screening required

This position is regulated by the Department of Transportation or designated as safety sensitive by the company, and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is required. Associates must have the ability to accept responsibility for their own safety, as well as the safety of others.

Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The associate must be able to see and hear. 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 associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

The associate must be able to legally operate a motor vehicle and safely and frequently enter/exit the vehicle as well as the rear cargo area.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Penske

When you join Penske, youre joining a team that cares about doing its best. We work together to ensure the customer is satisfied and the highest level of safety is reached. Thats true for the nearly 5,000 drivers driving for Penske across the country.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. We have operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, and we provide supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world, including Ford, GM, BMW, Whirlpool and more. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Want to learn more? Visit

Work Locations: 4199 Gibraltar Ct Stockton, CA 95206

Primary Location: United States-California-Stockton

Zip: 95206

Job: Driver

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Driver

Req ID: 2103971

Keywords: Penske Truck Leasing, Stockton , Truck Driver - Yard Jockey/Yard Switcher - Penske Logistics, Other , STOCKTON, California

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