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Ramp Service Cargo Agent

Company: Worldwide Flight Services
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

***** $15.00 per hour******
Provides Ground service of aircrafts by preparing for aircraft arrival and departure;placing aircraft; loading and unloading cargo. Maintaining a safe and secure environment. Prepare for shift duties by reviewing flight schedules and departures; inspecting and coordinating use of equipment. Preparing for aircraft arrival by readying equipment such as tow vehicles, wheel chocks, and belt-loaders; taking positions; removing debris from tarmac.

  • Places aircrafts by guiding pilots to move and stop using hand electronic signals. Secure aircraft by placing wheel chocks; guiding jetbridge or placing stair ramps to aircraft door; opening and latching exit doors; tying propellers; connecting communications and power. Prepares aircraft for departure by loading cargo that is in ULD's onto the aircraft or loose cargo into the belly of the aircraft; removing wheel chocks and other securing, communications; sorting and scanning cargo and loading into ULD's; loading and unloading cargo from small feeder aircrafts; deicing wings; guiding pilots to leave area using hand and electronic signals; operating tow vehicles to push back aircraft.
  • Maintain safe, secure and healthy work environment by following organization, hazardous materials and environmental standards, and legal regulations; noting unsecured conditions; wearing personal and protective equipment; cleaning work areas.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


    Required Skills
    Load and unload aircraft of cargo weighing up to 70 lbs. in and out of aircraft within confined cargo areas, push, pull, and position loaded containers weighing up to 3,200 lbs. on rollers with/to aircraft.
    Driving vehicles with gross weights of 3,000 to 80,000 lbs. in areas congested with aircraft, moving and stationary vehicles and equipment as well as positioning vehicle up to aircraft requiring depth perception and the ability to distinguish colors, red, green, and yellow.
    Engage in push-out of aircraft driving 80,000 lb. vehicle or assist by providing guide function to driver using depth perception in congested areas or speaking to cockpit during push-back procedure.
    Transport cargo to and from aircraft driving 3,000 lb. vehicle using depth perception to negotiate vehicle with attached carts through congested area. Read "off-load" sheets to determine destination of cargo.
    While performing aircraft push-out and/or towing functions, engage in proper specific ground to cockpit communication via hand signals and voice commands, with and without, the assistance of sight or visual aids.
    Ability to successfully communicate with others.
    Ability to work in a high-noise level environment.
    Ability to understand and react to verbal commands and safety warnings, with and without, assistance of sight or visual aids.
    Pull, push, and lift bags weighing up to 70 lbs. onto or from a conveyor belt.
    Pull water hose from stationary cabinet and connect to aircraft.
    Lift, connect overhead and remove overhead, 40 lb. KVA electric cable to/from aircraft.
    De-ice aircraft at heights of up to 20 - 80 ft. lifting and holding nose, spray exterior of wings and fuselage with glycol.
    Ability to judge distances.
    Ability to confront and question unauthorized personnel in secured areas, and report their presence to authorities as necessary.
    Reports to work on a regular and timely basis.
    Required Experience
    Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have a Valid Driver's License, High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Computer familiarity necessary. Demonstrates qualities of initiative. Must be able to lift 50 to 70 pounds (31.9kg). Ability to work weekends (ie. Friday, Saturday, Sunday), holidays, and days off. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language. May be necessary to speak other language(s), in addition to English, depending on customer contract. Must be able to maintain airport authority access, and be able to work scheduled shifts. Must be able to follow direction and work safely.Avail ShiftsTUESDAY-FRIDAY 4:45AM-7:45AMMONDAY-THURSDAY 7:00PM-10:00PMFRIDAY 6:30P-9:30P

Keywords: Worldwide Flight Services, Lafayette , Ramp Service Cargo Agent, Sales , Lafayette, Louisiana

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