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- Chicago, Illinois
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Ramp Agent job at Menzies Aviation in Chicago IL
Description, duties, responsibilities
This position is at ORD: Chicago OHare International Airport
The Ramp Agent will be responsible for loading and unloading of luggage freight and cargo on and off commercial aircraft in the outbound bag room and the baggage claim area. Driving and operating small specialized commercial vehicles. Position requires heavy lifting pushing pulling bending stretching and frequent kneeling.
Primary Accountabilities and Duties:
+ Comfortably and continuously lift/move 70 lbs. of cargo and baggage on and off aircraft and transport it between aircraft airport terminals and air cargo facilities.
+ Frequent bending stretching push/pulling stacking and kneeling in small confined locations.
+ Operate motorized equipment.
+ Read and interpret aircraft weight and balance loading instructions hazardous material identification labels aircraft loading manifests and baggage and cargo routing tags.
+ Ensure the safe and secure operations in accordance with the highest possible standards of health safety security and all government statutory requirements.
+ Required to attend the mandatory training imposed by the Company and Airlines as per job role.
+ Perform aircraft de-icing during winter operations.
+ Comply with Company uniform standards.
+ Perform other duties as assigned.
Essential Skills and Qualifications:
+ Must be at least 18 years of age.
+ Must pass drug testing.
+ Must be able to speak read and write in English proficiently.
+ Valid driver’s license in good standing.
+ Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays.
+ Work is done primarily outdoors must be comfortable working in all weather conditions.
+ Must pass FBI background check and obtain Airport security badge.
+ Prior Ramp experience preferable
+ High School or better
Licenses and Certifications
+ EMPLOYEE BADGE
+ DRIVERS LICENSE
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about discussed or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge (b) in furtherance of an investigation proceeding hearing or action including an investigation conducted by the employer or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Menzies Aviation Company Overview
With more than 200 airport operations across 6 continents, Menzies Aviation relies on more than 30,000 employees to ensure that our services hit the heights which are expected of us. We believe that true excellence is only delivered by people with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. We offer landside and airside services tailored to our customers needs, timed to their schedules, and delivered by teams with the knowledge, tools and passion to set standards rather than chase them. Our core services include Ground Handling, Cargo, Fueling, Executive Services and Offline Services.