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Cargo Handler/Forklift Operator

Company: Forward Air
Location: Hazelwood
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition: Cargo Handler Job Description:Forward Air is seeking capable and career-oriented individuals to work in our fast-paced shipping/dock operation. Our Cargo Handlers are responsible for loading and unloading freight on our trailers in a safe and timely manner. Frequent lifting, pulling, pushing, and carrying of freight is required. All necessary training and materials for this position are provided.Core Responsibilities & Duties:Responsible for the loading/unloading of 53 ft. commercial trailers and the operation of scanners Use handheld scanners to efficiently track and maneuver freight through our distribution network Accurately label boxes and prepare freight for shipment Safely load and unload trailers by utilizing equipment such as hand trucks/pallets jack and forklifts Must be able to obtain certification and safely operate forklift and other machinery as required Verify documentation and condition of freight to assure quality standards are achieved Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to ninety (90) pounds Maintain a clean and safe working environment Other duties as assigned Job Requirements & Qualifications:Excellent communication and problem solving skills Strong team player that thrives in a fast-paced environment Must be flexible to work weekends and overtime as needed Forklift and general freight handling knowledge is a plus Must be 18 or older Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Forward Air, Springfield , Cargo Handler/Forklift Operator, Professions , Hazelwood, Illinois

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