Freight Handler Part-Time

Salt Lake City, UT

Job status
Part time
Job description
FedEx Freight has immediate openings available for our part-time Freight Handler position at our two Salt Lake City facilities. We have one at 2325 South 3200 West at West Valley City and the one at 750 North 5600 West in Salt Lake City.

Salt Lake City Hub:
Part-time Freight Handler
18 total openings
3 separate shifts

North Salt Lake City Hub:
Part-time Freight Handler
15 total openings
3 separate shifts

Position Overview:
Transport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.

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.
Education requirements
High school diploma or equivalent, preferred
Qualifications
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Prior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or fork lift operations preferred
• If hostler/yard mule duties required, experience preferred
• Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
• Basic written and verbal communication skills
• 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 work independently and/or as a team member
• Previous dock/warehouse experience preferred
Responsibilities
1. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to: forklift, pallet jack and hand truck
2. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual system
3. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)
4. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
5. Verify and complete require documentation and reports
6. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
7. Perform hostling duties if required
8. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
9. Perform other duties as required

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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