Dock Worker, Laredo, TX

Landstar Transportation Logistics, 601 Vidal Cantu Road, Laredo, Texas, United States of America Req #2326
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Excellent benefits package including 2 weeks vacation after 90 days and another 2 weeks vacation after 1 year of employment, medical and dental insurance, flex time, 8 paid holidays per year and 401K!



Ensure that all freight loads crossing the Mexico border are correct and comply with shipping documents and meet applicable US DOT  safety standards and practices.



  • Transfer freight within dry vans or from platform trailer to platform trailer by hand, pallet jack, Powered Industrial Truck, or overhead crane
  • Yard hostling (transfer empty and loaded equipment in and out of dock doors, numbered trailer parking spots, and crane areas within the Landstar trailer yard)
  • Ensure freight quantities, type, and labels match legal shipping documents and key into database 
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Calculate figures and amounts such as adding total weight on a conveyance
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights Ability to read, write, and speak English
  • Ability to evenly distribute weight on a trailer to scale per USDOT and block/brace all loads
  • Must have the ability to take initiative and direct a helper



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
  • No related experience required
  • Forklift certification preferred
  • NCCCO Overhead Crane Certification Preferred; CDL Class B Driver's License Preferred


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS – X is required to complete the job

Sitting for extended periods

Lifting/Carrying up to 20 pounds

Standing for extended periods

Lifting/Carrying more than 20 pounds

Extended periods viewing computer screen

Repetitive motions




Seeing (outside of computer usage)




Working conditions – outside as well as enclosed dock with limited ventilation


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential requirements of this job.

Landstar is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Landstar will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities where appropriate. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should send an e-mail to


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  • Pay Type Hourly
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