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Company: FedEx Freight, Mount Vernon, IL
Job Title: Dockworker - Part-time
Date Posted: 09/12/2012
Industry: Labor
Summary:

This is a part time position.
Transport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.
 
Position Information:
• Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
• Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system
• Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
• Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
• Verify and complete required documentation and reports
• Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
• Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
• Perform other duties as required
Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent, preferred
Must be at least 18 years of age
Prior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or fork lift operations preferred
Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock plates weighing approximately 100 pounds,
and to open trailer doors requiring approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more
Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift
Ability to follow instructions and complete required training
Ability to work independently and/or as a team member
Previous dock/warehouse experience preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS:
Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise
Hours may vary due to operational need
Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented
 

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