Dock Worker/Forklift Operator

Central Transport - Houston, TX2.9

Full-time$18 an hour

Dock Worker/Forklift Operator

Central Transport is an industry leading Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) transportation carrier. We are one of the nation’s largest LTL carries and have experienced significant growth over the last several years. As we continue to expand our network, we are seeking quality individuals to fill openings at our Houston, TX Terminal.

Positions Available:

Part-Time Freight Handlers/Dock Workers

Starting Pay: $17.50/hour

As a dock worker your responsibilities will Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Loading, unloading and staging skids and customer freight.
  • Building loads (using freight tools) to ready multiple trailers for departure.
  • Ensure accurate freight inventory w/ help of Handheld scanning technology
  • Coordinate correct and efficient loading of trailers.
  • You will spend approximately 90% of the time operating the forklift.
  • Recouping/Repairing pallets/freight as needed
  • Dock Platform/Apron/Trailer/Yard Cleanliness

Job Requirements:

  • Must have previous fork lift experience
  • The ability to perform freight handling duties with a manual pallet jack/fork lift
  • The ability to follow instructions, either while working independently, or as part of a team
  • A stable/consistent work history
  • Reliable Transportation
  • Willingness/Ability to pass a drug screen , physical and background check

All qualified individuals are invited to apply in person, You can do so Monday-Friday

Our facility is located at:



We tailor our operations, our technology, and our employees’ education to provide our customers with a shipping experience that provides value to their supply chain. Our commitment is simple. We want to enable our customers to operate their businesses successfully, smoothly, and profitably. Central Transport is privately held, financially rock solid, and firmly positioned for the future.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.50 /hour


  • Forklift: 1 year (Required)