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Cargo Handler/Dock Worker
EAST BOSTON MA 02228
Category: Other
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  Job posted:   Sun Mar 11, 2018
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Cargo Handler/Dock Worker
Cargo Handler/Dock Worker
Forward Air LTL
East Boston, MA
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Forward Air, Inc. has a network of freight terminals located near airports across the U.S. and Canadian cities. The foundation product for Forward Air is our expedited LTL service, offering highly reliable transit and on-time, damage-free deliveries between cities every day. By locating terminals near airports and maintaining a scheduled transportation network, we are a convenient and consistent service provider with broad geographic coverage.
As an industry leader - we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

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 are 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


+ Ability to obtain certification and safely operate forklift and other equipment as needed (All necessary training will be provided)


+ 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



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


+ All applicants are subject to a criminal background investigation



Benefits for Full Time Employees:



+ Performance bonuses available


+ Industry leading benefits package


+ Paid holidays & vacations


+ Great advancement opportunities



Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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