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W&I INSPECTOR / DOCK FT in Cincinnati, OH at Ward

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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Job Description

JOB TITLE:  Weighting & Inspection Inspector / Dock Full Time
 
REPORTS TO:  Weights and Inspection Manager & OPS Supervisors
 
OVERVIEW OF ROLE:  To always service the customer first by accurately reviewing freight class and weight information pertaining to a customer bill of lading. Assuring the proper class and weight are applied to these bills of lading. Loading & loading Freight, and adhering to all paper work.  
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•         Understand the function of the W&I within the Ward Trucking system.
•         Assist the Dock supervisor in maintaining the weighing of freight.
•         Establish and maintain effective communication with service center personnel.
•         Other Duties as assigned by Manager of Weights & Inspection.
•         Daily acts in a leadership role with other dockworkers both full-time and casual.
•         Full supports all technologies and process, introduced by Ward, that's intended to
          improve efficiencies. Support would include adherence to training programs
•         Meet established productivity, and revenue goals.
•         Learn about Hazardous materials and handle them in a safe, correct manner in
          accordance with training received.
•         Use forklift in a safe and appropriate manner.
•         Perform work in a safe, efficient manner. Walking & checking freight on the dock and
          inside the trailer.
•         Load andunload freight under the direction of the lead dock worker or dock
          supervisor
•         Strip trailers and move freight using appropriate freight handling equipment to
          appropriate trailers to be loaded according to specifications on manifests or other
          paperwork.

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
•         Basic knowledge of the transportation industry.
•         Basic understanding of the classification of freight.
•         Must have a familiarity with computers.
•         Must possess good analytical and mathematical skills.
•         Correctly complete all required paperwork.
•         Must be able to read and write, complete company and government and
          governmental forms, and understand written company policies and government
          regulations.
•         Must participate in random drug testing of all non-DOT employees.
•         Must be able to work on the dock for extended hours in the summer, fall, and winter.
•         Must have a working knowledge of or the ability to acquire knowledge of the
          procedures necessary to perform all aspects of freight handling in a safe and
          efficient manner, including properly planning and loading trailers.  Experience in
          forklift operation preferred
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•           Must be able to successfully pass a post offer physical agility test, specifically
            designed for the tasks associated with the position. The physical demands for this
            position are "Heavy", as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles:  Exerting 50
            to 100 lb of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 lb of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20
            lb of force constantly to move objects, physical demand requirements are in excess
            of those for medium work.
•           Specific physical demands include, but are not limited to:
            - Carrying:  Occasional, up to 75 lbs., up to 40 feet
            - Pushing: Occasional,  up to 600 lbs., up to 100 feet
            - Pulling: Occasional, up to 600 lbs., up to 100 feet
            - Lifting - Floor to Knee, Knee to Waist, Waist to Shoulder: Occasional, up to 75 lbs.
            - Stooping, Twisting, Balancing, Bending, Climbing, Crouching, Kneeling, Standing:
               Occasional
            - Sitting: Frequent
 
 
This job description does not necessarily represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as circumstances change.