Anchorage, Alaska

Overview

Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Lynden Air Cargo conducts operations within Alaska as well as other locations around the world, utilizing its fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Lynden's structure provides employees with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization. The Loadmaster is responsible for all aspects of loading and unloading of freight on company aircraft, monitors and directs the building and loading of cargo for scheduled service flights, and assists with warehouse duties, as assigned.
Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Responsible for preparation of aircraft for loading and unloading of freight.
  • Determines proper weight and balance of the aircraft and loads the aircraft within limits for safe flight.
  • Coordinates the loading and unloading activities with ground personnel.
  • Directs all loading and off loading of routine loads for scheduled service.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

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); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Current Driver License

Current Passport

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Upon completion of training, must be able to demonstrate ability, knowledge, and skill to qualify for Loadmaster I Certificate of Qualification for Loadmaster.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time. Must be available to travel domestically and internationally without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases.

Must pass a DOT physical and obtain a medical card to operate a commercial vehicle in excess of 10,000 pounds.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderately loud to very loud.

COMMENTS:

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.

A post conditional offer of employment physical, drug test and background investigation are required as well as proof of COVID vaccination.

Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details: Work Authorization Information EEO Poster EEO Poster Supplement

Lynden Air Cargo, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or national origin.

Veterans and Minorities are encouraged to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Priority referrals for protected veterans.

Anchorage, Alaska

The Lynden family of companies provides transportation and logistics solutions in Alaska, Canada, the Pacific Northwest, Hawaii and around the world. Extensive multi-modal capabilities allow customers to optimize time and money by shipping via air, land or sea, or in any combination. For more than a century, Lynden has been helping customers get the job done.

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