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.
. 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.
No experience required six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.
.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.
Sun-Th 10:30am approx. start time
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