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Air Cargo Handler in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Air Cargo Handler prepares, stages, loads, and unloads all cargo on and off of the aircraft, either manually or mechanically.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Verify and maintain safety of aircraft, aircraft ramp area, and aircraft cargo uploads and offloads
  • Pre-check and operate fuel trucks, stair trucks, aircraft tugs, baggage cart, mini-sweeper, generator start equipment, and other aircraft support/servicing equipment
  • Maintain applicable logs and records
  • Assure needed supplies and equipment are available and ready to support operations
  • Coordinate with US military units and loadmasters to ensure cargo is loaded properly onto aircraft
  • Maintain clean, safe, and neat work environment at all times
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Ability to handle stressful job situations successfully, including working extended hours
  • Ability to work at simultaneously loading and unloading multiple aircraft
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with a variety of military and civilian personnel from various ethnic, cultural, and geographical backgrounds
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education
  • Minimum one (1) year of air cargo handling experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Civilian driver license
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification on forklift operation
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 70 pounds
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


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