in Pope County, AR
tart-up / Set-up
Perform Pre / Post trip safety check on the vehicle in accordance with DOT regulations.
Locate and Attach Trailer
Locate Yard Tractor* in the yard, climb into the vehicle (using a handle 60” from ground level and (2) vertical steps 12” to 20” up to the cab floor at 36”) and drive (18” to 24” reach to controls) it to the loading dock area.)
Communicate with the Loader in person or via two-way radio to identify the proper trailer.
Ensure that the trailer doors are open and secure.
Attach the trailer to the Yard Tractor, manually crank the landing gear up (reach 18” /42” above ground /50 lb. push to turn up) and connect the brake lines.
Transport Trailers To and From Loading Dock
Drive the Yard Tractor and Trailer to the appropriate loading dock or yard storage location.
Secure Trailer / Remove Tractor
Secure the trailer by manually cranking the landing gear to the ground (reach 18” /42” above ground /40 lb. push to turn down) and removing the 5th wheel pin (32” reach/ 45” above ground level/ 50lb. static pull to release).
Release the brake lines, ensure the trailer is secured and drive the Yard Tractor away from the trailer.
Maintenance / Clean-up
Red tag” the trailer or tractor for repair or maintenance as needed.
Check all fluids by manually pulling open the hood of the truck (35lb.static force) and release bungee latches.
Conduct trailer inspections to identify holes, leaks, or any other damage or wear.
Drive the Yard Tractor or Tractor to fuel island for fueling and appropriate daily service as needed.
Clean out cab of tractor and place all trash in proper receptacle.