Maintain a safe working environment by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly.
Inform designated employees or departments of items loaded or problems encountered.
Examine freight to determine loading sequences.
Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.
Check specifications of materials loaded or unloaded against information contained in work orders.
Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads.
Transmit and explain work orders to laborers.
Prepare and maintain work records and reports of information such as employee time and wages, daily receipts, or inspection results.
Inspect equipment for wear and for conformance to specifications.