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Cargo Handler

Company: Forward Air
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*Position: Cargo Handler*

*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 is 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
* Must be able to obtain certification and safely operate forklift and other machinery as required
* 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

*Job Requirements & 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
* Must be 18 or older

*Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.*

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Forward Air, Atlanta , Cargo Handler, Other , Atlanta, Georgia

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