Operator

at Cargojet Airways Ltd.
Location Richmond, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

Accelerate your career with the most awarded Air Cargo Airline in Canada!
Cargojet is Canada's leading provider of time-sensitive overnight air cargo services and carries over 1,300,000 pounds of cargo each business night. Cargojet operates its network across North America each business night, utilizing a fleet of all-cargo aircraft Cargojet has been awarded one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies as well as being awarded the Shipper's Choice Award for the best Air Cargo Carrier in Canada for the past number of years. Being part of Cargojet will allow you to become a part of a diverse and vibrant family at the leading edge of the air cargo industry both domestically and internationally. Cargojet team members are dedicated, hardworking, and have a strong sense of leadership and commitment.

Primary Objective of the Position:

The chosen candidate will be responsible for operating the main deck/lower deck loader in a safe and proper manner and reporting any equipment damage or potential problems.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

To operate any/all ground servicing equipment
Report any abnormalities in equipment or equipment performance.
Stay fluent and on any new equipment or procedures.
Obey and operate according to all airport procedures
To operate any/all equipment for the duration of operation.
Responsible for any/all equipment. (Condition, fuel, performance).
Stay up to date on any equipment upgrades, changes, performance and policies.
Repeated and continuous lifting of packages up to 60lbs.
Sort packages based on customer, airport of destination, and other parameters.
Communicate piece counts, and package information to Lead Hands, and Supervisors.
Handle customer packages, and freight with due care and attention.
Ensure all safety and security protocols are adhered to.
Perform general housekeeping duties as required.
Perform tasks associated with Dangerous Goods Handling/Acceptance.
Meet time-sensitive deadlines for freight build-up/breakdown as part of a team dynamic.
Learn and apply specific training modules required for position (WHMIS, SMS, Dangerous Goods, Hazard Prevention, etc )
Perform other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Graduate or equivalent experience.
Ability to obtain a RAIC pass (Transport Canada Security Clearance).
Maintain valid AVOP
Hold a valid driver's license.
Excellent driving skills
Ability to drive in all weather conditions.
Ability to lift up to 60lbs repeatedly.
Ability to work within a "team first" environment, and complete common goals within time sensitive deadlines.
Excellent punctuality and attendance habits.
Ability to learn quickly, and adapt to fast changing customer requirements.
Willingness to take direction with a keen interest in further development within the Vancouver operation.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Flexible to work shift work, weekends and stat holidays.
Good organizational skills.
Basic reading and writing skills

Important to Know:

Cargojet is an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.
As a federally regulated workplace, Transport Canada mandates all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition for providing active duties effective Oct 30, 2021.
At Cargojet, we make safety the highest priority. Because of this priority and as we operate in a safety-sensitive environment, we require all employees to abstain from consuming Cannabis, in and outside of the workplace. This is a critical element of our drug and alcohol policy that all employees must comply with at all times.

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