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Posted On: 2012-03-15
Category: Transportation
Location: Grand Praire, Tx.
Job Type:
Full Time
Education: High School
Duration: Travel: n/a Yes
JOB DUTIES:
  • Load carts/baskets of clean linen onto truck and secure so as to protect carts and linen from movement while in transit.
  • Unload carts/baskets of linen at designated hospital/clinic and move them to designated area(s). Check all soiled holding areas for soil and load truck to maximum capacity with carts/baskets of soiled linen.  Check aisles, rooms, hallways for empty carts/baskets and return all of them to the laundry, when appropriate.
  • Upon arrival at NTHCL, immediately unload soiled linen and weigh, record on computer.  Some hospitals may have specialty linen or linen to be credited.  The carts containing this linen should be taken to the Customs Department or shipping personnel, along with the correct paperwork.
  • Verify shipment against manifest prepared by shipper.  Obtain approval of complete shipment from shipper prior to departure.  Prior to departure, have manifest initialed by shipper and complete your portion of the manifest and initial.
  • Assist in work at shipping dock and cart make-up departments while waiting for load, as well as on deliveries assigned by Transportation Manager.
  • Maintain a clean truck and inform Transportation Manager of any problems with trucks or equipment.  Fuel truck at approved locations, when necessary.
  • Perform related duties as assigned by Transportation Manager.  This includes unexpected special deliveries or soiled linen pick-up at various hospitals or clinics, as needed.
  • Perform vehicle inspection and provide Transportation Manager with daily inspection record.
  • Maintain daily communications with Transportation Manager and NTHCL managers.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • At least 18 years of age
  • U.S. authorization to work
  • Clean, current Texas Motor Vehicle Report
  • Pass physical and drug screen
  • Pass criminal background check – no felonies
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Available to work days or nights; including some weekends
  • Meet physical job requirements:
    • Walking/standing most of 8-hour work day
    • Able to lift 50 lbs.
    • Able to pull wheeled carts filled with clean linen weighing up to 300 lbs