The Loadmaster is responsible for all aspects of loading and unloading of freight on company aircraft, monitors and directs the building and loading of cargo for scheduled service flights, and assists with warehouse duties, as assigned. Lynden Air Cargo is a US part 121 all-cargo airline based in Anchorage, Alaska. Lynden Air Cargo conducts operations within Alaska as well as other locations around the world, utilizing its fleet of L382 Hercules aircraft. Lynden's structure provides employees with the family environment of a smaller company, and the competitiveness, expectations and rewards of a large, global organization.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Responsible for preparation of aircraft for loading and unloading of freight.
Determines proper weight and balance of the aircraft and loads the aircraft within limits for safe flight.
Coordinates the loading and unloading activities with ground personnel.
Must have the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.
Directs all loading and off loading of routine loads for scheduled service.
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); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Current US Driver License
Current US Passport
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Upon completion of training, must be able to demonstrate ability, knowledge, and skill to qualify for Loadmaster I Certificate of Qualification for Loadmaster.
Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods of time (up to a total of 6 out of 12 months a year).
Must be available to travel domestically, to Canada and other international locations without restrictions, including entrance onto foreign military bases.
Must pass a DOT physical and obtain a medical card to operate a commercial vehicle in excess of 10,000 pounds.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderately loud to very loud.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice.
A post-conditional offer of employment background check and pre-employment drug test are required. Random drug testing is required of all Lynden Air Cargo employees.
Must be able to pass a post-hire fingerprint-based criminal history records check with no disqualifying criminal offenses.
Federal law requires Lynden Air Cargo to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Lynden Air Cargo will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. Details may be found here: http://bit.ly/2nk3jWa
Lynden Air Cargo is a federal contractor and an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. Lynden Air Cargo policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. To achieve our goal of equal opportunity, Lynden Air Cargo maintains an affirmative action plan through which it makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and advance in employment qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities & protected veterans. Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.
LYNDEN AIR CARGO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER