The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Shipping & Receiving Maintenance Specialist within Hospital Operations to: receive, sort, document, and deliver packages, both perishable and non-perishable; change HVAC air filters on preventative maintenance schedule; assist Maintenance staff and Central Supply staff as needed; and to deliver in-house mail.
Receives/accepts, inspects for damages, and distributes all inbound freight, supplies, and equipment to all departments in the hospital - approximately 150 or more parcels daily. Validates delivery manifests to ensure accuracy of shipments regarding materials delivered and numbers of parcels delivered. Accepts and distributes all gas and oxygen cylinders. Distributes fluids and other medical supplies to locations in the Veterinary Medical Center in cooperation with Central Supply. Makes arrangements for outgoing materials with delivery companies. Maintains clean, safe, and secure dock area.Make sure dock and surrounding area is open for delivering drivers. Returns shipments as needed, making sure the correct return authorization is attached to each carton and all paperwork is attached. Because some parcels delivered the CVM do not clearly indicate the person or room number intended to receive the parcel, the employee must locate and confirm the intended consignee.
Changes HVAC filters on a regular and scheduled basis as directed by the supervisor. Maintains accurate log of dates and types of filters changed.
Assists maintenance staff on work orders, routine building and grounds maintenance, moving furniture or lab equipment, and room set-up & break-down for room seating, etc. Assists in Central Supply as needed.
Sorts and delivers in-house mail for all of CVM.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Needed:
Strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to perform physically demanding manual labor such as lifting, pushing, pulling, etc. Ability to operate a forklift. Basic computer skills.
Internal Number: 209069
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