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Ramp Agent (AM & PM Shifts)
South Bend, IN
SHIFT HOURS: AM: 5:30 AM - 8:30 AM | PM: 7:15 PM - 10:15 PM
Here at Quantem Aviation Services, we are a contractor who handles the loading and unloading of our customer's aircraft. We marshal the planes in, set them up, unload/reload, wrap-up, and send them out. Most packages shipped on the planes are loaded into a ULD (Unit Load Device). We handle the movement of the ULDs on and off the aircraft and in and out of the facility. The ULDs are transferred onto dollies which are equipped with a roller system. As a team, we work together to control the flow of the ULDs throughout the operation as they may on average of 3,000 lbs. So you must be able to push/pull and be able to lift in excess of 50lbs.
We work in all outdoor elements, SNOW, RAIN, HEAT, WIND, and whatever else Mother Nature deems necessary for the season.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Properly and safely loads and unloads freight. Including build up and break down of cargo pallets and freight containers following guidelines.
Protects freight from elements, damage and vandalism.
Verifies upon receipt from customer shipment pieces, weight, dimensions and airworthiness.
Verifies upon delivery to customer shipment pieces and airway bill numbers.
Ensures all QAS and customer safety standards are met and maintained.
Holds equipment certifications and operates equipment safely.
Must successfully complete all training classes.
Obtains proper security documents for all shipments.
Performs other duties assigned by QAS management.
Compliance with all applicable environmental laws and permits.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma or GED Required.
Valid US driver’s license.
Must be able to pass all required background and clearance requirements.
Successful completion of required airport badging process and pre-employment drug screen is required.
Intermediate computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Routinely required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; speak clearly and hear efficiently.
Employees must routinely lift and/or move up to, or in excess of 70 pounds.
Employees must have the ability to climb 15 foot heights for work.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Exposure to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
Noise level in the work environment is excessive at times.
As a federal contractor we conform to all laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job postings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.