Package Handler- Switcher PT Job at FedEx Ground Careers US – 3.4 in Middletown, CT
Full-timeEstimated: $31,000 – $42,000 a year3 hours ago
- Driver’s License
- Communication skills
Full Job Description
- 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.
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: 49 FedEx Drive
Zip Code: 06457
Domicile Location: P062
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce
Company: FedEx Ground Careers US – 3.4
Company Location: Middletown, CT