Tax AirFreight Inc.
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Full-Time Dock Worker (2nd Shift)
at Vangent, Inc
Reporting to assigned Supervisor, the dock worker loads, unloads, and stages freight as directed or required.
Performs loading, unloading, and staging of freight on the appropriate motor carrier and in dock facilities in a safe, effective, efficient, accurate, and timely manner.
Completes and processes appropriate paperwork while performing daily duties/responsibilities. Understands, supports, and promotes Tax-Air's philosophy and commitment to safety and security.
Promotes and maintains a flexible, cooperative, positive, team-oriented and customer-focused attitude within and between co-workers, departments, and other Tax-Air terminals.
Ensures that all freight paperwork is complete, accurate, legible, and processed in a timely manner.
Uses scanning equipment, as required, to register bar codes for tracking freight in the Tax-Air Ultra Pro system.
Safely, effectively, and efficiently operates material handling equipment as required (lift trucks, tow motors, etc.) to perform daily duties/responsibilities.
Checks shipments and/or freight and material received for correct items, counts, packing/crating/tagging etc.
Ensures safe and proper loading of freight within each vehicle (bracing, strapping, labeling freight, etc.) to minimize the possibility of damaged freight.
Understands, supports, and actively promotes Tax-Air's philosophy and committment to safety and security.
All other duties as assigned by the dock supervisor and/or the team leader.
Must be self-motivated with the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast-paced, constantly changing, and stressful environment.
Must be able to safely and efficiently operate material handling and dock-related equipment including forklifts, hand trucks, tow motors, dock hooks, etc.
Must be forklift certifiable through Tax-Air's forklift certification program for OSHA compliance.
Must have at least average math competence/skills with the ability to verify freight counts, read and apply labels, understand load manifests, freight staging, etc.
Must be team-oriented and safety conscious.
Proficient utilizing various dock and office equipment, such as: forklift, dock hook, general material handling equipment, banders, calculator, copier, imaging equipment, scanning equipment, etc.
Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
Minimum of 6 months prior forklift experience; a combination of applicable work experience and/or education conducive to success in a warehouse/dock role will be considered.
Forklift certification with experience loading/unloading commercial vehicles and staging freight is preferred.