Quick Apply - Part-Time - Ramp Agent at ORD Airport Envoy Air, an American Airlines Group Company
Company: Envoy Air
Posted on: January 6, 2022
2 Minute Apply - Envoy, American Airlines Group Company
Who we are:
Would you like to work for a stable, secure, and fast-growing
airline where you will be stimulated, challenged, and have the
opportunity to develop your career? If so, read on! Come and work
with the best of the best at Envoy Air, a subsidiary of American
Airlines, where you will join a team committed to providing
Amazing employee flight privileges within the American Airlines
Training and development programs to take your career to the next
Comprehensive health and life benefits (subject to location)
PAY RATE - $16.50/HR!
HIRING IMMEDIATELY! NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED!
Perfect Attendance Winter bonus: $500
To be eligible, ground employees with perfect attendance must be
actively working scheduled hours beginning on November 15 th , 2021
through December 10, 2021 and remain on payroll through December 31
Employees will not qualify for this bonus if they fail to work any
Pay date: December 31, 2021
How will you make an impact at Chicago O'Hare International Airport
Ramp Agent Responsibilities:
Engage in aircraft push-back and/or towing functions by driving or
providing a guide function by walking the aircraft out to tarmac.
Must be able to accurately judge distances and distinguish between
the colors red, white and yellow.
Occasionally lift set of wheel chocks weighing between 37.8 lbs.
and 38.8 lbs. and place them around aircraft front wheels.
Pull cargo hold door using upper extremities with a force of up to
Load/unload aircraft cargo (minimum lifting requirement 75 lbs.)
unassisted within confined cargo areas.
Must be able to move around freely in cargo hold.
Load aircraft following specific directions (load plan) insuring
all weights and locations indicated, by compartment, are
Pull, push, carry and lift bags and packages weighing up to 75 lbs.
onto/from a conveyer belt, baggage cart or ground.
Move baggage cart by pushing or pulling with upper extremities
using forces between 82.4 lbs. and 113.1 lbs.
Occasional reaching above the shoulder, knee to shoulder and below
knee when performing tasks such as connecting GPU, stacking bags at
top of baggage cart, placing cones around aircraft, and placing
wheel chocks around nose gear.
Frequent extension of the neck and upper back while performing
tasks such as making eye contact with captain to direct plane, and
with the agent in the jet bridge to give "all clear" for jet bridge
movement: also required when loading or unloading bags and making
Aircraft for ground services and lavatory service.
Frequent rotation of the neck, upper and lower back while
performing such tasks as identifying bags for loading/unloading
from terminal carouse to baggage carts and into cargo holds. Also
required while viewing moving vehicles, people and items left in
gate areas in order to maintain an accident free environment.
Frequent reaching below knees, knee to shoulder and above shoulder
when performing tasks
such as loading/unloading bags on belt loader or terminal carousel,
connecting/disconnecting aircraft push back cable, making/removing
connections to empty lavatory vehicle, marshaling aircraft,
cleaning aircraft windshields and when stacking bags in cargo
Occasional stooping while moving bags to/from baggage carousel,
belt loader, valet carts, connecting air, power, and lavatory
Occasional kneeling/crouching/squatting while performing tasks such
as loading/unloading bags from the terminal carousel, baggage cart
and when making aircraft connections and when working in the cargo
hold of the aircraft.
Frequent handling using finger dexterity required while seizing,
holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise using one or two hands
when performing tasks such as moving bags to/from terminal
carousel, valet carts, or operating various ramp vehicles.
Operates vehicles in areas congested with aircraft, moving and
stationary vehicles and equipment and positioning vehicle up to
aircraft requiring depth perception and the ability to distinguish
colors, red and yellow.
Engage in proper specific ground to cockpit communication via voice
and/or hand signals.
Transport cargo to/from aircraft or other designated locations by
driving vehicles while towing baggage carts, dollies or a
combination of both. Requires depth perception to negotiate vehicle
with attached carts through congested area. Read "off-load" sheets
to determine destination of cargo.
Provides external aircraft servicing functions including lifting
and moving hoses and/or cables for potable water, ground power,
lavatory servicing, and air start.
Pull portable air hose adaptor using two hands to/from aircraft
using forces up to 66.6 lbs.
Tolerate dust, jet fumes, and potentially toxic and/or dangerous
chemicals which may affect the respiratory system, eyes or the
Tolerate constant exposure to high-noise level environment wearing
personal protective equipment.
In some locations, de-ice aircraft at heights of up to 80 ft.,
lifting and holding nozzle to direct a glycol/water stream at
Constant balancing to maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling
while walking across ramp areas that may be wet, snow or ice
covered or contain obstacles to cross or avoid. Balance is also
required when climbing and walking across baggage belt to
load/unload aircraft cargo holds as well as lifting bags to gate
agents on Jet Bridge.
Visually survey operational areas for any foreign debris which
might be ingested into aircraft engines, as well as oil spill or
ice patches which may cause personal injury.
Work safely during extreme temperatures and weather conditions.
Who are we looking for?
Minimum age: 18
High school diploma, GED, or international equivalent
Possess a valid, unexpired and unsuspended state driver's license;
some license restrictions may prohibit a candidate from being
considered for this role as they will drive ground equipment at the
Ability to work rotating shifts including day shifts, overnight
shifts, weekend shifts, holiday shifts, and rotating days off
Flexible to work additional hours with short notice when
Must be able to carry, bend, lift and turn with bags and other
items weighing up to 75 lbs.
Must be willing and able to work outside in variable weather
Must enjoy working under deadlines, working a physical job
outdoors, and have an interest in the airline industry
Must be able to read, write, fluently speak, and understand the
Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
Please note: The description is intended to provide a brief
overview of the position. It's not intended to be an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties, expectations, and skills
required of those in this position. Duties and expectations may be
subject to change at any time.
Envoy Air is an Equal Opportunity Employer -
Envoy Air Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines
Group, provides regional flight service to American Airlines under
the American Eagle brand and ground handling services for many
American Airlines Group flights. The company was founded in 1998 as
American Eagle Airlines, Inc., following the merger of several
smaller regional carriers to create one of the largest regional
airlines in the world. Envoy is headquartered in Irving, Texas,
with hubs in Dallas/Fort Worth, Chicago and Miami, with a large
ground handling operation in Los Angeles. Connect with Envoy on
Twitter @EnvoyAirCareers , on Instagram @EnvoyAirCareers , and on
Facebook at Facebook.com/envoyaircareers and
Winter - Perfect Attendance Bonus for all U.S.-based crewmembers
and ground employees (please check specific requirements for
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