U.S. Xpress, Inc. Utility Worker in New Caney, Texas

Summary - Utility Worker (Wash Bay Tech)

Entry-level position of general helper.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Cleans any combination of the following: inside and outside of trailers, shop floor, & equipment.

  • Assist technicians with clean up or removal tasks.

  • Drives company vehicle for any of the following: needed pickup or drop offs; to move equipment in and out of shop and wash bay.

  • Cleaning company units as directed

  • Can log trailer numbers into a spreadsheet to track productivity.



  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma.


  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.


  • Ability to communicate well verbally.

  • Basic English reading and writing skills including the ability to write legibly.

  • Valid Driver’s license required.

Supervisory Responsibility:none

Work Environment:Will work in infrequent temperature and humidity extremes up to 100% of work day (this includes working outside/inside, in docks, and in Distribution Centers); will work on computer and use phones 5% of less of work day; operates the company vehicle up to 95% of work day.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms.

  • Must be able to stand frequently with use of full body weight.

  • Must be able to walk at least 1000 feet within a work day.

  • Occasional sitting when driving trucks.

  • Must be able to reach at least 72 inches frequently and across midline.

  • Have constant grip and feeling when handling and carrying items or equipment.

  • Must be able to crouch, squat or kneel to a minimum height of 18 inches.

  • Must be able to crawl and stoop under a minimum height of 44 inches.

  • Must have good and constant balance with no impairments.

  • Must have ability to climb up to 51 inches with use of one 24inch step and pull of full body weight.

  • Must be able to occasionally have to walk up and down a ramp.

  • Must be able to climb at least 12 stairs at a time with use of a hand rail.

  • Must be able to climb a ladder with 12inch steps with use of upper body pull.

  • Will need constant use of hands, arms, legs, and feet.

  • Must be able to lift items up to 75 pounds and lower items up to 51 pounds. This includes high lifts up to 54 inches and medium lifts up to 36 inches.

  • Must be able to carry up to 75 pounds when needed and up to 100 feet.

  • Must be able to push up to 50 pounds and pull up to 120 pounds.

  • May be exposed to infrequent vibrations and stressful traffic conditions.

  • Will infrequently be exposed to heights, confined spaces, and at heights between 6-9 feet.

  • Must be able to endure periodic medium to heavy physical activity, exposure to temperature and humidity extremes and cardiovascular fitness.

This is an hourly position with a paygrade of HR05.

Date Posted: 10 / 11 / 2017

City: New Caney

Shift Details: Mon-Fri 3:00pm-11:30pm

State: TX

Requisition Number: 9994

Shift: Weekday - Nights

Full/Part Time Status: Full Time