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Package Handler- Switcher PT

FedEx Ground

This is a Contract position in Wheeling, IL posted May 6, 2021.

Auto req ID: 272665BR 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 NoneMinimum 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 Local Candidate PreferredTentative Work ScheduleTUESDAY THRU SATURDAY10:00 P.M. – 3:00 A.M.Address: 1430 South Wolf Road City: Wheeling State: Illinois Zip Code: 60090 Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P602/Wheeling – OTP EEO Statement FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforceSearch Engine Description: Operations