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Package Handler- Switcher FT

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Basic Job Info

 
Company
 
Location
US-PA-Northampton
 
Job Type
 
Begin Date
8/10/2020
 
End Date
9/9/2020
 
Base Pay
N/A
 
Employment Type
Full-Time/Part-Time
 
Manages Others
False
 
Relocation Covered
False

Job Description

Auto req ID: 239172BR
Position Type: Full Time
Employee Type: Nonexempt
Job Summary

Responsible for the movement of trailers to and from the unload / load doors and throughout the yard. May also be responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions

• Performs trailer switches defined as hooking and moving a parked trailer from the yard to a load/unload door or hooking and moving a trailer from a door to the yard.
• Communicates with management and/or central control to coordinate trailer movements in the yard.
• Documents trailer moves using the Yard Management System (where available) or switcher cards.
• Performs pre- and post-trip inspections on switcher equipment.
• Understands and demonstrates effective yard switching safety processes and procedures.
In addition to the above essential functions, Switchers may also be required to perform Package Handler essential functions as follows:
• Utilizes “hand-to-surface” methods for all package handling.
• Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, conveyor system carts and load gratings.
• Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours.
• Determines the appropriate conveyor system by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly.

Minimum Education

None

Minimum Experience

No experience required; six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

•Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file.
•Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods.

• Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly.
•Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices.
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.

Address: 1000 Willowbrook Rd
City: Northampton
State: Pennsylvania
Zip Code: 18067
Domicile Location: P182
EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

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Transportation Services
Warehouse & Distribution

Job Requirements

 
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