Originating Mail Sorter Featured
- Boston, Massachusetts
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Originating Mail Sorter job at Menzies Aviation in Boston MA
Description, duties, responsibilities
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Loading unloading mobilizing staging sorting scanning and/or building bulk mail handling units (HU) mail transport equipment (MTE) and air containers (ULD) to meet established service delivery tasks timelines and customer expectations. Other duties may be assigned.
Originating Sort Responsibilities:
Processes and distributes incoming bulk mail volume from local plants for tender to air carrier following specific job instructions by performing the following duties:
Ensures the protection and safeguard of personnel US Mail and property; in that order.
Assists drivers in unloading mail transport equipment (MTE) from tractor-trailers.
Positions MTE in a neat and organized fashion in the staging areas.
Reviews air container dispatch and routing tags for accuracy prior to scanning and building mail.
Reports bad air container dispatch and routing tags to the supervisor.
Inspects air containers for damage and reports damage to the supervisor.
Ensures all mail units within each air container are scanned under the correct parent barcode.
Ensures that each mail unit is reviewed for proper destination and routing prior to being placed in the intended air container by verifying the routing tags on the mail.
Ensures that all mail units are handled with care so as not to damage any parcels.
Ensures all available space within each air container is utilized and filled with mail.
Communicates missent unlabelled damaged and other exception mail units found to the supervisor for proper handling and distribution.
Ensures empty MTE leaving the building area are directed to their intended storage area.
Ensures building areas are stocked and replenished with full mail MTE once empty MTE are removed.
Pulls large air containers across ball-decking/slave-pallets to the truck loading area.
Ensures safe and proper loading of air containers on tractor-trailers.
Ensures all mail is cleared from both the floor and containers at the end of the operation.
Maintains a neat work area to prevent possible tripping hazards and obstructions.
You may have other duties assigned.
General Hiring Requirements:
Stringent Background check pre-employment D&A screen and legal US work status required.
Minimum five-year US residency required.
Must meet Selective Service requirements (see www.sss.gov).
Must have reliable transportation to get to and from work.
Must be available to work the hours needed for the position to ensure completion of daily operations.
Unhindered availability: Tuesday – Saturday 02:00 – 08:00; Sunday 03:00 – 09:00
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and understand documents such as safety rules training guides and posted procedures. Ability to write legibly in English on routine operational logs lists or forms. Ability to speak and understand English to communicate effectively with a diverse group of employees supervisors and customers.
Ability to understand and follow assignments and instructions in written verbal diagram or schedule form. Ability to exercise good judgment and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
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 regularly required to stand walk stoop bend and communicate. Ability to work in a physical fast-paced dead-line based work environment and pay attention to detail. The employee frequently is required to bend reach and lift 25+ lbs. on a repetitive basis. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
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.
All mail processing is conducted within the secure confines of a 30000-sq.ft. warehouse. While work is primarily performed indoors the employee is subject to all weather conditions and should therefore dress appropriately. Operational times are subject to variation in the event of fluctuating volume or transportation delays. The employee will frequently navigate through changing floor plans based on daily equipment stockpiles and inventory. The employee may regularly traverse over roller-deck and slave-pallet surfaces. The employee will likely perform job functions inside ULDs (air containers). Determined by assignment the employee may regularly or occasionally perform job functions inside docked semi-trailers and box truck beds. The employee must be able to maintain awareness of surroundings always.
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.
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.