Lead Cargo Handler Platform

Title-Lead Cargo Handler Platform

Job Summary
This position is typically promoted from internal talent and must have previous dock experience. The Dock Lead position is responsible for all regular dock responsibilities and may coordinate and provide direction to other dock workers as it relates to work assignments
only.

Essential Functions
• Work the dock loading and unloading freight using a forklift, pallet jack, hand truck or by hand
• Strap, brace and pad freight to prevent damage or shifting
• Check for mis-loads, hang manifest, call trailer moves
• Close down trailers for O/B Dispatch
• Responsible for O/B cut schedules
• Assist with HUB freight
• Assist with coordinating assignments on the dock

Required for All Jobs
• Regular attendance is required.
• This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform
any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks.

Qualifications
• High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education and experience, which would provide
an equivalent background
• 18 + years of age
• Prior dock experience required
• Experience in the transportation industry preferred
• Stable employment history preferred
• Ability to operate a forklift (7500 lbs. vehicle) or previous forklift certification preferred
• Ability to push or pull a loaded pallet jack and/or hand truck with a minimum load of 70lbs
• Physical activities include: standing, walking, lifting, twisting, turning, etc.
• Must be computer literate (knowledge of AS/400 and MS Office a plus)
• Must possess strong written, verbal and listening communication skills
• Strong organization skills
• Ability to work as a team in the coordination and direction of work assignments to other dock workers
• Must have the ability to work all shifts, including overtime and weekends; must be dependable
• Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job

Estes Minimum Standard
• Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct
• Must be able to interact well with others
• Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting
• Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities
• Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the
ability to meet deadlines
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check
• Must be authorized to work in the United States

Physical Demands
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 frequently required to lift and/or move a minimum of 70 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel and
reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to lift, twist, turn, and may climb. The employee is frequently
required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and climb or balance.

Work Environment
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 is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and fumes or
airborne particles. The employee may be required to work in high/precarious places, with hazardous materials, and in various weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment ranges from quiet to loud as required by the essential functions of the job.