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Terminal Operations Position - Union Casual

Company: Matson, Inc.
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Position at Matson Navigation Company of Alaska, LLC

About Us

Matson has been the leading ocean shipping and logistics provider throughout the Pacific since 1882. We are the supply chain lifeline for Hawaii, Alaska, Guam, and islands of the South Pacific. We also offer the top two ocean shipping services in the world's largest trade lane - Asia to the U.S. West Coast. With our subsidiaries Matson Terminals and Matson Logistics, our business focus is exceeding customer expectations with quality, reliability, and integrity.

We strive to operate in an environmentally sustainable manner and promote land-based environmental programs in Hawaii, Guam, and Alaska. We help improve the communities in which we work and live through our community giving program that annually supports hundreds of local organizations. And we work to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in our company, communities and industry through an active social equity program.

Matson is a great place to work, and everyone who works with us becomes part of the Matson ohana or family. Join our team and help us move freight better than anyone.

Learn more at matson.com.

About the Role

The Terminal Operations Position - Union Casual will support the terminal operation as on on-call, union casual employee. This position requires the individual to be available for work assignments on an on-call basis, Monday through Friday, typically from 8 AM to 6 PM. There is no guarantee of a minimum number of hours, and the job duties will vary daily depending on operational needs.

What you'll do:

  • Drive equipment to and from a customer's location within a 50-mile radius.
  • Safely move containers to and from the yard and dock locations, as well as to and from the Port of Tacoma.
  • Load and unload products and materials utilizing a forklift in the warehouse.
  • Perform duties related to auto moves and various shipment moves that require additional handling.
  • Constantly follow safety rules/practices to ensure performance of duties in a safe and consistent manner.
  • Comply with OSHA safe working rules and regulations.
  • Perform additional duties as directed by management.
    You have these skills:
    • Ability to perform all duties related to commercial driving.
    • Ability to work all shifts and overtime as needed.
    • Please note that this position is on a call-in, as needed basis.
    • Starting rate of pay is $27.30 per hour.
    • All candidates selected to interview must bring a current driving history record going back a minimum of 10 years.
    • Must be able to pass a background, drug screen, and Fit for Duty Test upon job offer.
    • Must join the union and stay in good standing with Teamster Local 174.
      And these qualifications:
      • Have and maintain a valid Class "A" Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Tanker, Air Brake, and HazMat endorsements.
      • Current DOT medical card.
      • Must be able to obtain and maintain a TWIC card.
      • Must be able to obtain and maintain a forklift certification.
        Extra credit if you have:
        • One (1) to two (2) years of Commercial driving experience.
          You meet these physical requirements:
          • The physical demand for this position requires the employee to be physically capable of working in a variety of environments and weather.
          • Physical activities include standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, bending, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and reaching.
          • Lifting 2 - 75 lbs of various types of components, tools, and equipment.
          • Carrying 2 - 50 lbs of various types of components, tools, and equipment.
          • Pushing 2 - 100 lbs of various types of components, tools, and equipment.
          • Pulling 2 - 100 lbs of various types of components, tools, and equipment.
          • Sitting 10% of time.
          • Standing 50% of time.
          • Walking 40% of time.
            At Matson, we're looking for people to build a unified team to maintain our values of trust, integrity, and reliability. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and thoughtfully challenge assumptions.

            Additional benefits include benefits available to union casuals under the Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust Fund, the Western Conference of Teamsters Supplemental Pension Trust Fund, the Teamsters National 401(k) Plan, and the Western Teamsters Welfare Trust. Matson does not control the benefits available under these plans, but it contributes to them on behalf of its Teamster employees. Casuals receive 1 hour of sick leave for every forty hours worked.


            Matson is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, AIDS/HIV status, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including, but not limited to, the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

Keywords: Matson, Inc., Tacoma , Terminal Operations Position - Union Casual, Professions , Tacoma, Washington

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