Package Handler- Switcher FT

5 days ago
Job Description

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


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.

Other Job Description Information

Sun-Th 10:30am approx. start time

Position Type: Full time
Employee Type: Non-Exempt

EEO Statement

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

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