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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in loading and unloading incoming and outgoing freight at railroad stations: Determines number of workers and equipment required to load or unload freight, using information obtained from waybills, other shipping records, and personal experience.

  • 2) Examines each item of freight for size and weight to determine sequence of loading so that maximum amount of freight can be loaded into each car.

  • 3) Gives instructions to MATERIAL HANDLER to load freight into cars.

  • 4) Records description of each item of freight and number of car in which it is loaded.

  • 5) Compares items of freight loaded or unloaded with listing on waybill or other shipping records to ensure that all freight is routed to specified destination.

  • 6) Informs adjustment department of damaged freight.

  • 7) May notify railway clerical employee to affix door seal when freight car has been loaded.

  • 8) Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.




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DOT:   910.137-026

Job Number: 4287