United Airlines

Ramp Service Employee - FSM

United Airlines - Posted 1 year ago
$19-20/hour  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Ramp Agent salary records



no experience required
Company size
84k employees

Ramp Agent Job description

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The Airport Operations department keeps operations at our airports running smoothly through planning, organization and supervision.

Job overview and responsibilities

Ramp Specifics:

  • Load, unload, and transfer baggage, cargo and mail from carts, conveyor belts, and containers, and on and off aircraft
  • Perform work that involves repeatedly lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling items that weigh about 40 lbs. on average and can weigh over 75 lbs. RSEs lift 75 to more than 100 pieces of cargo in 25 minutes (approximately one bag every 15 seconds)
  • Manually push/pull loaded carts into position for loading or hook up to pushback tractor
  • Bend, stoop, kneel, and crawl to move cargo into containers, aircraft, and carts frequently (1-9 times/hour) on a daily basis. Climb inside a cargo bin or aircraft belly to rearrange loads as necessary for balance and security
  • Guide aircraft into and out of the terminal jetway areas by communicating with pilots
  • Communicate with the Control Center and other departments to ensure efficient and safe aircraft and baggage movement
  • Operate a variety of equipment, including two-way radios, baggage transfer vehicles, and handheld tracking devices on a daily basis
  • Drive and operate various types of ground support equipment in loading/unloading aircraft, transferring cargo, and repositioning aircraft
  • Standing and walking continuously for an entire shift
  • Depending on the needs of the operations, your supervisor may require you to perform other functions as needed

Cargo Specifics:

  • Security Screen baggage and passengers
  • Assist with cabin inspections and cleaning, lavatory services
  • Ensure that tooling, equipment, vehicles, and facilities are operated in a safe and proficient manner and are always turned over in good order
  • Verify and inspect cargo by count, weight, size, dimensions, and physical condition of all shipments
  • Ensure proper and clear documentation of all pieces in the shipment (both inbound and outbound) is received
  • Ensure cargo shipments are maintained in the proper destination zones and containers while in transit through the facilities and via the service roads
  • Use a computer to monitor the movement and documentation of freight and flights (including arrival, data capture, pre-manifesting, and screening) via CARGOTRAC and CORE
  • Ensure company standards, policies, and procedures regarding safety, security, and station controls are followed and executed consistently
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of all security directives, manuals, tariffs, standards, policies, procedures and reference materials integral to safe and efficient operation

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.



  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Must be willing to work outside in all weather conditions (e.g., rain, heat, humidity) and in baggage areas that are open to the outside weather conditions
  • Must be willing to work in extreme weather conditions for extended periods of time
  • Must be willing to work where there will be exposure to high noise levels
  • Must be willing to work in a high-pressure, safety-sensitive, deadline driven environment
  • Must be flexible to work any shift assigned within a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week operation including weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. Hours can include late nights and early mornings
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Overtime available/required depending upon operational need
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be willing and able to travel to the U.S. for training
  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver's license (suspended, expired, revoked or denied licenses are not valid)
  • Must be able to clear a Background Check
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain credentials necessary for the position. Position-specific clearances include but are not limited to FAA, TSA, Port Authority, and US Customs
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the Federated States of Micronesia for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification


  • Previous outdoor work or work in jobs requiring heavy lifting and safety awareness

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