Job openings for Gate Inspectors in Bessemer, Alabama area.

Job Description:

Position Summary

To master and cross-train on all the activities that support gate inspections for "roadability" inspections.

This critical position acts as the first point of contact into the yard and includes the following responsibilities:

  • Strict enforcement of yard and safety rules
  • Accuracy with data entry
  • Ability to pay close attention to details

Salary Type:
  • DOE
  • Wage
  • Education: High School Graduate / GED

    • Life and/or work experience in areas of chassis, container, and truck knowledge (very desirable)
    Required Certifications/Licensing/Education/Training:
    • Existing certification for inspection of domestic or international chassis and containers (very desirable)
    • Willingness to participate in internal chassis and container inspection classes held on site
    • IICL Chassis Inspector's Certification (recommended)
    Job Requirements:

    Essential Functions

    Reasonable Accommodations Statement:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Essential Functions Statements:

    • Perform chassis inspections and reporting
    • Identify defects on chassis and container equipment
    • Accurately enter gate interchanges into ITOPS at the time of interchange (realtime gate)
    • Perform equipment location assignments
    • Perform container transfer between modes of transport
    • Outgate dispatch of equipment and successful turnover of the dispatch to the assigned final delivery carrier
    • Manage and greet all visitors and appointments following our company's security C-TPAT process
    • Stop all outbound drivers and have the driver sign off and confirm the parking place he spotted the equipment within the yard

    Position Qualifications

    Competency Statements:

    • Safety Awareness: Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety
    • Accuracy: Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly
    • Customer Oriented: Ability to take care of the customer's needs while following company procedures
    • Detail Oriented: Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task
    • Accountability: Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions
    • Working Under Pressure: Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
    • Friendly: Ability to exhibit a cheerful demeanor toward others

    Skills & Abilities

    Computer Skills:

    • Basic data entry and typing

    Physical Demands

    • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Must have physical strength to open and close container doors
    • Must be able to reach container doors to open and close

    Work Environment

    • Must be able to work outside


    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, subject to random testing
    • Must be 19 years of age or older

    Requires Valid Driver's License: Yes

    Criminal Background Check: Yes

    Drug Screening: Yes

    About Darrell Walker WorkForce

    Darrell Walker Workforce is an Employment Agency offering job placement, temp staffing, and career opportunities in the Birmingham, AL metro and north Alabama. Integrity, professionalism, and quality service are integral components in our relationships with both job-seekers and employers.

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    We are an EEO Employer. Except where permitted by law, employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.