UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

TRANSPORTATION HELPER

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8551 (WFSE Campuswide)

BASIC FUNCTION

Assist in loading and unloading trucks and vans; perform pick-up, transfer and delivery of equipment and supplies, building furnishings, construction materials, and refuse.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under direct supervision, assist in the transportation of a variety of items and in the servicing and cleaning of vehicles.

TYPICAL WORK

Assist in the pick-up and delivery of a variety of items such as livestock, steel and iron supplies, furniture, custodial goods, laboratory supplies and equipment, and parcel post;

Load and unload vehicle; use dollies, hand trucks, and other equipment incidental to transport of supplies and equipment or hand carry freight to appropriate designation;

Check material and supplies; pack, crate, prepare and label materials for shipment and/or delivery; obtain receipts upon delivery and record shortages and/or breakage on proper forms;

Unpack, assemble and store material and supplies;

May assist in preparation of orders for transport;

May perform vehicle servicing such as washing, waxing, cleaning of interiors, etc.; may operate gasoline pump serving customers;

May perform some driving under the direct supervision of a qualified driver;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Physical ability to do required work.

New Class: 6-16-77
Revise Class: 8-4-89
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05