TWU Ramp Agent
Company: Worldwide Flight Services
Posted on: January 16, 2022
The work of a Ramp Agent includes the following: loading and
unloading of cargo (mail, express, baggage, freight, and company
material) on and off aircraft; the transporting of cargo between
terminals and aircraft; the ramp transfers of cargo where required;
the receiving, delivering, and physical handling of freight and
company material, export at the designated express docks, mail and
baggage in the outbound baggage room; the completion of forms and
messages related to and necessary for the performance of the
designated locations of the functions described. The cleaning and
servicing of cabin interiors, including cockpit and lavatories;
draining lavatories; checking, handling, assembling, removing and
installing passenger service cabin furnishings and supplies.
Transporting such furnishings and supplies to and from aircraft.
Assisting in loading, unloading and racking both filled and empty
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
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,
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
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
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
Pull water hose from stationary cabinet and connect to
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.
Must be at least 18 years of age. 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
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