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Hirschbach Motor Lines QUICK RESPONSE DRIVER in Davenport, Iowa


Objective of this position:

To assemble a team of highly skilled professional spotting drivers that are willing to travel on short notice to support all our locations. This team will aid current sites (vacation coverage) as well as start-up sites. Candidates will also assist with training as needed at any of the new start-ups. The team will be divided and assigned to each of the tree regions. The regional Site Managers will be assigned to “dispatch” team members to locations within their region. If needed, team members can also be dispatched to location outside their assigned region. This may be especially true for a new Spot start-up location.

Job Summary

  • Yard drivers are responsible for the movement and spotting of trailers on a customer’s facility on time and safely.

  • Assist with training current drivers and/or drivers for start up

  • Candidate will work from Home Site when not being utilized on the road. This may be day or night shift.

    Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible to maintain a neat and orderly lot oriented toward maximizing efficiency in servicing customer needs

  • Operate Yard Truck in a safe manner during numerous moves daily

  • Drive and operate vehicle safely

  • Must function and interact daily with plant personnel and compliant with safety requirements

  • Communicate using the 2-way radio with dispatch, operation, and customer personnel

  • Duties and tasks assigned by management

  • Must be able to work either day or night shift

    Qualifications and Skills

  • The candidates must reside near one of our current Spot locations and be willing to travel up to 70% of the time

  • Candidate must be willing to stay out up to 3 weeks at a time

  • Solid communication skills

  • Strong work ethic

  • 6 months of yard spotting experience

  • Must have a strong commitment to Safety and our Safety SOP’s

  • The candidates chosen for this team would have mastered ALL YMS systems we currently work with, including Spot Lite.


  • ​Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • 401 (k)

  • Paid time off

  • Holiday Pay

  • Clothing allowance

  • Steel toe boot reimbursement

    EOE. Offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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