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Req ID: P25-102459-2

PH - Switcher PT-3

Package Handler
  • Company: Federal Express Corporation
  • Category: Package Handler
  • Employment Type: Part Time
  • Worker Sub-Type: Regular
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours:
  • Remote: No
  • Location: 8451 Willard Drive, Breinigsville, PA 18031, United States

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


Preferred Qualifications:

Pay Transparency: Up to $21.50

Pay:

Additional Details:


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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