Sort cargo before loading and unloading. • Read work orders or receive instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs
Essential Duties Achieve operational performance and service goals. Provide assistance to front-line employees in performing functional tasks
Build-up, break-down, and sort of freight, mail, and baggage, as applicable. Safe and proper acceptance, handling and transfer of freight, mail and
Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
Education and training:
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