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Position:  Truck Washer - Garden City Terminal
Location:  Savannah, GA
Job Id:  816
# of Openings:  0

TICO is an equipment logistics solutions company that has been in business since 1946. While based out of Savannah, TICO has locations throughout the coast and interior United States. TICO owns and operates over 1500 Jockey Trucks/Terminal Tractors and 800 plus specialty trailers.
Use hand-held 2000- PSI pressure wand and a scrub brush to clean exterior of TICO terminal tractors and GPA- leased tractor cabs as needed in order to provide first class clean tractors for Georgia Ports Authority and for TICO tractor lease program.  Clean tractor cab interiors as needed. Report repair and/or maintenance requirements to shop personnel for follow-up. 
  • Assist personnel with minor repair and maintenance of yard tractors.
  • Assist personnel with shop and yard clean-up functions.
  • Clean interior of cab as needed.
  • Clean out debris from wash bay gutter for disposal at least once per week using shovel to gather debris into trash container. 
  • Complete all daily tasks assigned 
  • Comply with Company/agency policy/procedures.  Maintain a safe, and clean workspace (including bays, shop area, and yard).  Wear required personal protective equipment during the performance of job duties.
  • Connect pressure wash wand hose to water supply, and connect filtration system/pump to electrical power source.  Apply detergent solution to truck, using detergent pressure wand.  Clean tractor truck exterior with power washer wand and long-handled scrub brush, cleaning undercarriage and wheels.  Use tractor hydraulic controls to move tractor cab forward to clean engine area, underneath chassis, and sway bar.
  • Disconnect filtration system pump from electric power source after wash operation has been completed.
  • Drive small forklift truck to move items in yard to optimize yard space area.
  • Drive small forklift truck to move trash containers from wash bay area as needed.
  • Drive tractor from yard wash line into wash bay.  GPA JO tractor trucks have priority.
  • Learn and follow all company safety procedures.
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Replace detergent/washer wands to storage positions, and ensure all hoses are safely stored.
  • Return yard tractor truck to ready line position.
  • While performing all yard tractor truck wash duties, it is important to keep any water spray away from vehicle air filters as well as all electronics in the tractor cab.
Tractor truck washers work with electric/gas-powered pressure washers on a daily basis.  They frequently handle a variety of other tools, including wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, and forklift trucks.  They are expected to know how to handle/operate them safely.
Current/valid driver’s license, TWIC Card, and forklift operator certification.  Maintain all certifications required by OSHA and Company safety programs.

The Truck Washer must hold the wash wand with both arms extended at head height while washing the equipment. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up 50 pounds, as well as manipulate loads up to 150 pounds.  Climbing steps up to 24 inches high into and down from trucks is required and performed up to 30 or more times daily.  Brisk walking from vehicles up to 5 hours per day is usual.  Employees frequently work with dirty and greasy parts, and stand or squat in awkward positions.  The ability to talk and hear is required.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus


We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees and their families which includes health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, vacation and paid holidays.

TICO is a Drug-Free Workplace.


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TICO is an equal opportunity employer. Our organization is firmly committed to abide by all the laws pertaining to fair employment practices. This commitment is supported by policies and procedures that foster a nondiscriminatory workplace. All persons having the authority to hire, transfer, pay, train or promote personnel shall support, without reservations, a non-discriminatory policy of hiring or transferring to any vacancy any qualified applicant without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other protected status.