Estes Express Lines Temporary Part Time Dock worker Trainee in Mankato, Minnesota


Posting Title:

Temporary Part Time Dock worker Trainee

Estes Facility:

Mankato MN

Job Summary:

The Temporary Part Time Dockworker Trainee position may be hired when there is a strong, positive reference from a current Estes’ employee. This is a position in training; therefore, the incumbent must work with a qualified employee at all times until their dock training is completed (maximum of 3 months). It is Terminal Management’s responsibility to assess the incumbent’s readiness to perform all of the functions of the position in a safe, efficient manner.

Training to be provided

  • Proper load and unload of freight using a, pallet jack, hand truck or by hand

  • Strap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shifting

  • Accurate recording of the condition of freight as it arrives at the terminal

  • Pre-shift and post-shift inspection of dock equipment, what to look for and who to report issues to

  • Forklift training/certification

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances; Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned; Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks


  • 18+ years of age

  • Must be able to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70 lbs.

  • Physical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.

  • Must be able to follow training instructions and ask for help when needed

  • Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependable

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must be capable of lifting a minimum of 70 lbs.

  • Responds well to questions; 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

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

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Organization Level:



Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

General Labor

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