Cargo Handler Job at Menzies Aviation – in Montréal, QC


Read air waybills, bills of landing and freight manifests to determine the items to be moved, gathered or distributed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read air waybills, bills of landing and freight manifests to determine the items to be moved, gathered or distributed.
  • Convey freight from receiving areas to storage or to other warehouse areas using forklift or other designated handling equipment.
  • Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as consignee or destination.
  • Sort and store dangerous goods in proper area.
  • Complete requisitions, work orders or request for materials, tools or other stock items and distributes items to other locations.
  • Open bales, crates, and other containers for break down. Record counts of items received or distributed.
  • Weighs and counts items for distribution within warehouse to ensure conformance to company standards and airway bill.
  • Performs cargo build-up and/or breakdowns, freight to and/or from skid, pallets or ULDs.
  • Perform X-ray or other pre-flight security checks on manifested cargo as required
  • Ensure that work areas are clean and hazard free of loose nets, strap, etc.
  • Must practice all company’s Safety Policy inclusive of, but not limited to: wearing PPE, equipment operation, safe lifting procedures or obeying speed limits when driving company vehicles and equipment.
  • Data entry on web-based computer system
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be eligible to work in Canada
  • Must be able to obtain a RAIC security clearance through the airport
  • Legal age (18) in Alberta
  • Valid Class 5 (minimum) Driver’s License, excluding graduated licenses
  • AVOP DA is an asset
  • Forklift skills an asset (training is provided)
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Warehouse experience an asset
  • Airline experience an asset
  • Must be flexible and available to work all shifts including weekends and holidays

Job Type: Full-time


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Montréal, QC (preferred)


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • warehouse: 1 year (preferred)
  • handling cargo: 1 year (preferred)
  • general labour: 1 year (preferred)



  • RAIC (preferred)
  • AVOP/DA (preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (preferred)
  • Day Shift (preferred)

Work remotely:

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

About the Company

Company: Menzies Aviation –

Company Location:  Montréal, QC

Estimated Salary:

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