PH - Switcher PT-4 at FedEx

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Sikeston, Missouri





Job Description:

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 Function
* 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.
* Peforms other duties as assigned




Minimum Education
*None required



Minimum Experience
*No experience required; six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.



Knowledge Skills and Abilities
* 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.



Job Conditions
* May work in hot and cold temperatures
* May work in an environment with fumes
* May work in an area with loud noise





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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodations are available for qualified individuals with disabilities throughout the application process. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations in the application or hiring process should contact recruitmentsupport@fedex.com.


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