Tarper in Sweetwater, Texas, US at TMC Transportation

Date Posted: 3/17/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

TMC Transportation is the nation’s largest employee-owned, open deck transportation company. Founded in 1972, and headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, TMC provides expert transportation services and supply-chain management solutions throughout the 48 contiguous states. If you’re seeking a rewarding career at a dynamic company built on integrity, innovation and dedication to quality and customer service, then join us in our Destination of Excellence.

TMC Offers:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Employee Ownership - ESOP!
  • Life Insurance
  • Short term and long term disability
  • Paid Vacation

We are looking for 1st shift Tarpers to join our team starting April 10, 2023. The position will be housed out Georgia Pacific’s distribution center in Sweetwater, TX.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The primary function for a Tarper is to assist and secure tarps on pre-loaded trailers.

Must be able to pass a BACKGROUND CHECK as well as a DRUG SCREEN & PHYSICAL


  • Tarp pre-loaded trailers per customer requirement
  • Run tarp machine
  • Apply pre-protective covering to secure loads
  • Other duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • High school diploma preferred
  • Strong work history and ethic


The physical requirements and work environment described are representative of those present while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Must have the ability to drive a commercial vehicle within short distances (less than 2 miles) from terminal location
  • Ability to lift 80lbs
  • Ability to climb on and off of truck trailers and loads