Handler 2nd Shift in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 10/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
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  • Duration:
    4 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $17.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is supporting a client that is an American multinational courier delivery services company. The company is known for its overnight shipping service, but also for pioneering a system that could track packages and provide real-time updates on package location (to help in finding lost packages), a feature that has now been implemented by most other carrier services.

Job Description

  • Responsible for physically loading and unloading packages by hand, including placing, pushing, lifting, carrying and pulling the item in an efficient and safe manner
  • Package handlers may be rotated through various positions such as a Quality Assurance, Unloader, Loader, Facer, Scan Weight and Key etc.
  • Using safe package moving and handling techniques to help employees and minimize the risk of injuries
  • Communicating with fellow employees and supervisors
  • A package handler must have strong interpersonal skills

Job Duties

  • Sorting packages and placing them on sorting machines that transfers the goods to loading docks
  • Handling goods and documents in a busy warehouse setting
  • Loading/unloading packages and parcels on and off under the instructions received by supervisors
  • Communicate efficiently with fellow workers, supervisors and other members of the team
  • Well versed with automated and manual packaging machines
  • Moving and storing materials and products
  • Assisting with the unloading trucks and displaying teamwork with other employees
  • Managing inventory control procedures and cycle counting to ensure the safe handling of parcels and packages
  • Loading heavy packages onto the conveyor belt or on delivery trucks

Job Requirements

  • Must pass drug screening and background checks for employment as package handlers
  • Must be in good physical shape and must possess the strength and ability to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Must be punctual and capable of working under the employer’s instructions as to how the packages must be moved
  • Must possess patience and good communication skills to work in a noisy environment

2 Shifts available. 

Location: At the Airport

Duration: November 26th to December 24th

Pay: $17/ hour