Load and unload freight in a timely manner utilizing the appropriate motorized and manual equipment and by hand as needed.
Description of Essential Job Functions:
Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.
Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand as needed.
Utilize mobile hand held devices for tracking shipments.
Safely climb in and out of trailers.
Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs frequently and greater than 75 lbs occasionally).
Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery.
Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
Verify and complete required documentation and reports.
Ability to handle hazardous materials.
Adhere to company safety policies.
Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-pace and deadline oriented.
Safely work in adverse weather conditions.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.
Skills & Experience:
Prior dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry is a plus.
Prior forklift experience in a freight / less than truckload environment preferred.
Prior experience loading and unloading trailers preferred.
At least 18 years of age.
Highly motivated individual with attention to detail.
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 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.
Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Pass a company paid Post Offer Pre-Hire screen (physical essential functions) test.
Con-way Freight is the premier provider of reliable, regional, inter-regional and nationwide LTL service to customers large and small across our integrated, single North American network of LTL operating locations.
Recently, Fortune Magazine named Con-way the "Most Admired Company" in the transportation and logistics industry. At Con-way, you will work alongside a top caliber management team that not only understands the transportation industry but the importance of utilizing and developing top talent. If you are looking to build a solid and long-lasting career where you will be recognized and rewarded for your hard work, look to Con-way. Apply today and find out why thousands of people have made Con-way their employer of choice!
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