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Packing & Crating Specialist

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Packing & Crating Specialist

JobID: 23339-1229415

Location: Springfield or McLean, VA, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Packing & Crating Specialist

United States of America - Virginia

Springfield or McLean

**Job Summary**

Developmental packers/craters, using established processes and procedures, perform routine packing of various materials to include electronic and computer equipment, construction material, administrative supplies, and medical items for shipment domestically or overseas. Positions work under minimal supervision and may assist more experienced packers and craters in moderately-complex packing/crating activities.

+ With minimal guidance from contractor supervisor, packs various materials for shipment domestically or overseas.

+ Performs all established packing steps for a wide variety standard, routine materials (e.g. electronic and computer equipment, construction material, administrative supplies, and medical items) to include, measuring boxes, weighing, cubing, banding, burlaping, and filling with instapack or other types of packing material as appropriate.

+ Assists in the preparation of appropriate shipping documentation and labeling as required for surface and/or air transportation as appropriate.

+ With minimal guidance from contractor supervisor, assists in routine to moderately-complex crating activities using established procedures.

+ Assists with the measuring and cutting of wood and assembly of the entire crate used for packing non-standard items such as vault doors, small generators, communications equipment, etc.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Performs routine, standard maintenance on machinery on an as needed basis, e.g., oiling, cleaning, filter changing, etc.

+ Prepares custom boxes through the operation of an industrial carton making machine.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Some knowledge of routine packing procedures.

+ Some knowledge of carpentry techniques.

+ Some knowledge of HAZMAT regulations.

+ Good communication and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to apply basic mathematical skills when measuring, weighing, etc.

+ Ability to use power tools and machinery.

+ Ability to operate a forklift

**Preferred Qualifications**

Six months of progressively responsible packer/crater work experience.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Craft/Trade_

**_Business Group_**

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _178649BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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