Dock Worker - LAX - Santa Fe Springs in Santa Fe Springs at The Custom Companies Inc

Date Posted: 7/15/2020

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Do It Right The First Time----Make It Happen----Appreciate Your Customer

These are just some of the values we hold dear and have made us a successful full service transportation company for over a third of a century! With terminals in the Chicagoland and Los Angeles areas we offer exciting and rewarding careers in the transportation industry from coast to coast! We have a dynamic and fast paced work environment and are committed to delivering quality service to our clients. We seek talented and experienced professionals who truly want a career!

We are eager to attract the best so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes a 401k with an immediately vested Company contribution; paid time off; insurance (medical, dental, vision and more)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

Thank you in advance for considering The Custom Companies, Inc. as your future employer.


Load and unload freight in a safe, efficient manner to avoid shipping errors that result in customer claims or complaints.


  • Performs reweighs for each shift
  • Performs daily freight inspections
  • Loads trucks
  • Unloads trucks
  • Inspects trailers for suitability before loading
  • Sweeps out equipment
  • Performs basic housekeeping
  • Recoups/palletizes/shrink wraps freight freight as needed
  • Performs daily inspection of lift truck, other equipment
  • Performs dock checks
  • Performs other duties as required


  • Knowledge of basic dock procedure
  • Forklift experience in cross-dock operation
  • Ability to identify, report on recurring problems/safety issues


  • 1-2 years forklift experience


  • Remain Injury Free by following Workplace Safety rules
  • Prevent Claims through proper handling, unloading, loading of customers freight
  • Complete assignments promptly to ensure loads wrap and depart on schedule
  • Enhance profitability by properly utilizing trailer space (load high & tight)
  • Reweigh freight to ensure its classified and rated correctly


If you are new to the dock you will start as an unloader. With experience and our training you can move to a loader position. If you are interested you can either continue your career as a spotter and perhaps get a CDL and become one of our P&D drivers. Or if you desire there are avenues toward lead, supervisory and management positions! One of our dockworkers is now an Executive Vice President!! The right person will have a long future in our Company Family!! That could be you!

You must fill out an application to be considered. We will not look at a resume, only on-line application submissions will be considered!! Apply on-line at click ' Apply Now' and click on the position of interest.


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