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FEDEX FREIGHT EAST INC Freight Handler in DES MOINES, Iowa

Transport freight across dock area to/from trailers for loading to trailers.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:less than/strong>less thanbr>1. Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including but not limited to:i forklift, pallet jack and hand truckless thanbr>2. Verify documentation matches freight description (e.g. type, weight, hazardous materials), using current electronic or manual systemiless thanbr>3. Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope)less thanbr>4. Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessaryless thanbr>5. Verify and complete required documentation and reportsless thanbr>6. Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as neededless thanbr>7. Perform hostling duties if requiredless thanbr>8. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/proceduresless thanbr>9. Perform other duties as requiredless thanbr>less thanbr>Disclaimer:i 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.less thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>QUALIFICATIONS:less than/strong>less thanbr>i High school diploma or equivalent, preferredless thanbr>i Must be at least 18 years of ageless thanbr>i Prior experience in warehousing, freight handling and/or fork lift operations preferredless thanbr>i If hostler/yard mule duties required, experience preferredless thanbr>i Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculatorless thanbr>i Basic written and verbal communication skillsiless thanbr>i 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 moreless thanbr>i Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shiftless thanbr>i Ability to work independently and/or as a team memberless thanbr>i Previous dock/warehouse experience preferredless thanbr>less thanbr>less thanstrong>WORKING CONDITIONS:less than/strong>less thanbr>i Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noiseless thanbr>i Hours may vary due to operational needless thanbr>i Frequent contact with service center personnel; fast-paced, deadline oriented

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