Plant Overview

Alcoa Wenatchee Works

6200 Malaga - Alcoa Hwy.
Malaga, WA 98828
USA
Time Zone: Pacific
Make sure you enter in Main Gate. Call ahead on CB channel 19.

Contact Information

Brian Stokes
email

Driver Handouts:

Use these directions - Google not accurate
Guard Questions
Driver Check In Sheet
Tarping Instructions

Message to the carriers from Alcoa Wenatchee Works:

Drivers must wear required safety equipment at all times. Closed toe shoes, long pants, and long sleeved shirts required. Drivers must watch 12 minute safety video prior to entrance. Drivers will maintain 13 ft. clearance from trailer during loading and unloading.

Shipping / Receiving

Shipping: Casthouse Flatbed Loading/Unloading Area

Equipment types allowed:

Flatbed, Sidekit, Stepdeck, Lowboy

Commodities:

Equipment, Miscellaneous Commodities

Special requirements:

Safety equipment required, engine must be shut off and brakes engaged.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, First served

Contact:

Guard House or Brian Stokes
509-663-9227 or 509-663-9364
Guard House or Brian Stokes

Shipping: Casthouse Van Loading/Unloading Dock

Equipment types allowed:

Vans, Containers

Commodities:

Equipment, Miscellaneous Commodities

Special requirements:

Safety equipment required, tractor must remain attached to trailer at all times. Dock Leveler system use required.

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, First served

Contact:

Guard House or Brian Stokes
509-663-9227 or 509-663-9364
Guard House or Brian Stokes

Receiving: Stores receiving dock

Equipment types allowed:

Vans, containers

Commodities:

Equipment, Miscellaneous Commodities

Hours of operation:

Monday to Friday 08:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Appointments required:

First come, First served

Contact:

Guard House or Brian Stokes
509-663-9227 or 509-663-9364
Guard House or Brian Stokes

Driver Safety Equipment

Hard Hat

  • Hard hat required (Alcoa provides)
  • Hard hat with chin strap not required

Hearing Protection

  • Hearing protection required (Alcoa provides)

Safety Glasses

  • Safety glasses with side sheilds required (Alcoa provides)

Full Body Harness

  • Full body harness not required

Neon Safety Vest

  • Neon safety vest required (Alcoa provides)

Shirt

  • Shirt with long sleeves required (Alcoa provides)

Pants

  • Long pants required (Alcoa provides)

Footwear

  • Closed-toed boots required (Alcoa provides)

Fall Protection

Fall Protection at Location

  • Stationary platform - driver back in
  • Stationary platform - driver pulls through
  • Movable platforms (manual)
  • Movable Platforms (electric or pneumatic)
  • Overhead trolley beam with harness system
  • Netting that attaches to truck
  • Air bags or foam pads positioned next to truck
  • Guard rails placed on side of truck
  • Safety curtains at open dock doors

Load Securement/Tarp Assistance

Blocking and Bracing

  1. Material provided by Alcoa
  2. Tools provided by driver
  3. Performed by driver

Assistance with tarping of freight is not available to flatbed drivers.

Driver Amenities

RESTROOM ACCESS

  • Employee restroom
  • Portable toilet

FOOD AND WATER

  • Drinking water
  • Vending machines
  • Cafeteria

WAITING AREA

  • Waiting room
  • Heat
  • Air-condition

COMMUNICATION SERVICES

  • Telephone
  • Pay Telephone
  • CB Communication with guards or dock
  • CB Channel: 19

SCALE INFORMATION

  • Scale in required?
  • Scale out required?
  • Axle weights provided to driver? Available 4 miles away for free

ACCESS PRIVILEDGES

  • Overnight parking
  • Non-driving passengers allowed in plant
  • Minimum age for admittance to plant: 16 years
  • Passengers have access to facilities
  • Pets allowed