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Package Handler- Switcher PT

Company: FedEx Cross Border
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Auto req ID: 306815BR Position Type: Part time Employee Type: Non-Exempt 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. Other Job Description Information Part Time Early Morning Switcher Must have weekend availability Schedule subject to change due to business needsAddress: 800 N. Frederick Ave City: Gaithersburg State: Maryland Zip Code: 20879 Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P208/Gaithersburg Colocation EEO Statement FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforceSearch Engine Description: Operations

Keywords: FedEx Cross Border, Washington DC , Package Handler- Switcher PT, Professions , Gaithersburg, DC

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