National Renewable Energy Laboratory Shipping and Receiving Specialist in Golden, Colorado
Shipping and Receiving Specialist
CO - Golden
Limited Term (Fixed Term)
Hours Per Week
Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)
Annual Salary Range: $45,700 - $73,000
Offers will typically be made in the bottom half of the listed range. NREL takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.
Under limited supervision, work cross-functionally in a complex receiving, distribution, stockroom and shipping operation. Inspect, accept, process and document all inbound and outbound shipments within the receiving and or shipping role. Ensuring the safe transportation of all shipments/packages throughout the laboratory (Onsite and Offsite) are met in accordance with DOT, Federal motor carrier safety regulations and Transportation safety manual within the distribution role. Perform stock-checks, replenish stockroom inventory and pull stockroom orders as part of the stockroom functions/responsibilities. Other related duties include supporting an offsite warehouse as operational needs dictates.
Interact daily with FedEx, UPS, USPS, DHL and local vendors
Assist in loading and unloading of inbound and outbound shipments, including transfers
Operate warehouse equipment such as Forklifts, pallet trucks/jacks, dock plates etc.
Perform inter-organizational management of USPS mail and interoffice mail service
Collect and return items of excess property on behalf of Property Management
Perform delivery duties as assigned or directed
Comply with workplace safety and material handling requirements
Screen goods and equipment for accountable property and coordinate further actions with other members of the Government Property team
Perform process self-assessments in accordance with personal property program
Input and extract data from computer-based Oracle cost accounting system
Perform other duties as assigned by Lead/Manager
Maintain 49 CFR/IATA dangerous goods certification
Performs all receiving duties including receiving of hazardous materials
Conducts reporting discrepancies in relations to inbound shipments
Audit order details against package contents
Prepare receiving reports and update receiving manifest
Reconcile split, incomplete or incorrect receipts
Stages received items on loading docks corresponding with distribution route
Prepares end of day reports and maintains a safe and clean working area
Deliver all packages assigned to route throughout the laboratory including Haz Materials
Pick, load and transfer packages including hazardous materials
Build documentation package for transport of hazardous materials
Perform pre-trip and post-trip inspection of commercial motor vehicles and report any issues
Document each delivery event and obtain signature for all deliveries
Ensures vehicle/truck cabin and bed are kept clean from debris
Prepares all outbound shipments including hazardous materials
Coordinates with property management to ensure all outbound property equipment(s) are processed accurately
Determine proper packaging, handling, storage and transportation methods
Prepare shipping documents (Air-bill, BOL, SLI, Shipping labels, etc.)
Schedule pick-up and provide tracking information to shipper and consignee accordingly
Maintain inventory on all shipping supplies and a safe and clean working area
Ensure and sign off on all items pulled by NREL staff and verify products and counts
Pull and stage stockroom orders for delivery
Interact and assist with inventory questions or product information from NREL staff
Assist with stockroom inventory
Verify, accept and document incoming inventory
Coordinate with Lead/Manager on ordering out of stock items/back-orders
Specialist II- High School Diploma or equivalent and 1 or more years of related experience.
Specialist III- High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 or more years of related experience.Or, relevant Associate's Degree and 2 or more years of related experience.
Additional Required Qualifications
- Level III Qualifications: Must hold and maintain a CDL license with a hazardous material endorsement to be qualified for a Level III.
- 49 CFR/IATA dangerous goods certification
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance; pension benefits; 403(b) Employee Savings Plan with employer match; and sick leave (where required by law). NREL employees may be eligible for, but are not guaranteed, performance-, merit-, and achievement- based awards that include a monetary component. Some positions may be eligible for relocation expense reimbursement.
* Based on eligibility rules
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