Mesquite, Texas

Auto req ID: 268470BR
Position Type: Full time
Employee Type: Non-Exempt

Job Summary

Responsible for the movement of trailers to and from the unload / load doors and throughout the yard. May also be responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Functions

• Performs trailer switches defined as hooking and moving a parked trailer from the yard to a load/unload door or hooking and moving a trailer from a door to the yard. • Communicates with management and/or central control to coordinate trailer movements in the yard. • Documents trailer moves using the Yard Management System (where available) or switcher cards. • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections on switcher equipment. • Understands and demonstrates effective yard switching safety processes and procedures. In addition to the above essential functions, Switchers may also be required to perform Package Handler essential functions as follows: • Utilizes “hand-to-surface” methods for all package handling. • Loads and unloads packages onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, conveyor system carts and load gratings. • Lifts, carries, pushes and pulls packages on a continuous and repetitive basis for approximate shifts of two to four hours. • Determines the appropriate conveyor system by scanning packages, reading labels and charts, verifying numbers and memorizing information and sorts packages accordingly. NONESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Education

None

Minimum Experience

No experience required; six (6) months of experience as a package handler or switching/CDL operator experience preferred.

Required Skills, Abilities and / or Licensure

• Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a Department of Transportation (DOT) file. • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL – Class A) to operate in interstate commerce is required. • Ability to understand and follow instruction regarding work duties and safety methods. • Ability to discern numbers and information in order to sort packages correctly. • Ability to use basic tools and equipment such as skate wheel rollers, dock carts, hand-held scanners, chutes and unloading devices. • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment.

% of Travel for the Position: N/A
Address: 5005 Samuell Blvd
City: Mesquite
State: Texas
Zip Code: 75149
Domicile Location: FXG-US/USA/P755/Mesquite Colocation

EEO Statement

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce

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Mesquite, Texas

FedEx Ground, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), is headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is a leader in cost-effective package ground shipping, offering dependable service to businesses and residential customers throughout the U.S. and Canada. Through 95,000 employees, more than 600 distribution hubs and local pickup-and-delivery stations, and 61,000 motorized vehicles operated by 5,700 locally-owned small businesses, FedEx Ground transports more than 8.3 million packages daily. The company reported annual revenue of $18.4 billion in fiscal year 2018.

History

Founded in 1985 as RPS; rebranded as FedEx Ground in 2000.

Headquarters

Pittsburgh, Pa.

Principal Officer

President and CEO Henry J. Maier

FY18 Revenue

$18.4 billion fiscal year 2018

Workforce

More than 95,000 team members

Average Daily Volume

More than 8 million packages

Service Area

Service throughout the United States and Canada

Ground Fleet

More than 60,000 motorized vehicles

Operating Facilities

  • 32 ground hubs and over 500 pickup/delivery stations
  • 25 FedEx SmartPost distribution centers

Dropoff Locations

  • 37 Hubs
  • 31 FedEx SmartPost Distribution
  • >550 Pickup/Delivery stations
  • 635 FedEx World Service Locations
  • 1,850 FedEx Office Locations
  • 6,500 FedEx Authorized ShipCenter (FASC) and Third-Party Retail Locations
  • 8,250 FedEx Onsite Locations and FedEx Ship&Get Lockers

Awards

  •     Fortune's -World's Admirable Companies
  •     Fortune -100 Best Companies to Work For
  •     Fortune -One of the 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans
  •     Women’s Business Enterprise National Council -One of America’s Top Corporations for  Women’s Business Enterprises
  •     Fortune Magazine -World's Most Valuable Brands
  •     Reputation Institute -100 Most Reputable Companies in the World
Customer Service

1-800-Go-FedEx® (1-800-463-3339) or customer support at fedex.com

FedEx Ground: U.S.
FedEx Ground provides 100-percent coverage to every business address in the United States, with small-package delivery in one to five business days in the continental U.S. and in three to seven business days to Alaska and Hawaii.


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