Loads, unloads and transfers cargo from barges, warehouse, equipment, and customer vehicles to facilitate the shipment of freight to, from and within Alaska. Employee may be expected to travel to other locations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned
Attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus one to two years tractor-trailer driving and/or forklift operator experience or equivalent combination of education or experience (or as determined by Service Center Manager). Knowledge of current customers, requirements and processes is helpful.
Certificates and Licenses:
Possession of valid class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with hazardous material endorsement in addition to an acceptable driving record is preferred.
TWIC card required.
Forklift certification for operating fork trucks with lifting capacities between 3,000# and 100,000#.
Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with co-workers, supervisors and managers, to understand procedures and warning signs and or markings in the English language, to respond to inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions, and procedure manuals and shipping documents; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to communicate effectively with other employees and customers.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide two digit numbers.
Ability to understand detailed written and oral instructions; ability to prioritize and problem solve in time/safety-sensitive situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear while communicating with customers and co-workers in person or via telephone or radio.
Employee must be able to sit, stand or walk for extended periods. Employee is frequently required to use hands, fingers and arms to steer and operate controls while lifting, transporting, moving or securing freight and is occasionally required to kneel, stoop or crouch to examine equipment and cargo.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
REQUIRED PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE):
Employee is required to wear PPE as outlined in Company’s Industrial Health and Safety Manual Chapter 2.27 PPE Program, which may include hard hat, safety toe shoes/boots, gloves, safety glasses/goggles, hearing protection, respiratory protection and arctic gear.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, however hearing protection may be required.
Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.