Package Handler- Switcher CDL FT - Ellenwood

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POST DATE 8/30/2019
END DATE 9/29/2019

FedEx Ellenwood, GA

Ellenwood, GA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Auto req ID: 212431BRPosition Type: Full TimeEmployee Type: Nonexempt

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. NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Education

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. Commercial Driver s License (CDL Class A) to operate in interstate commerce is required. 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.% of Travel for the Position: N/AAddress: 3120 Anvil Block RdCity: EllenwoodState: GeorgiaZip Code: 30294Domicile Location: P308

EEO Statement
FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforceSearch Engine Description: Operations