Package Handler- Switcher FT
Company: FedEx Ground Careers US
Posted on: September 24, 2022
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
--- 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
--- Utilizes "hand-to-surface" methods for all package
--- 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
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
---Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work
well in a fast-paced team environment. Address: 2490 S 7600 W
Zip Code: 84044-1586
Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P836/Magna
Auto req ID: 361046BR
Position Type: Full time
Employee Type: Non-Exempt
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer
(Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse
workforce Search Engine Description: Courier/Tractor-Trailer
Warehouse & Distribution
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