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Driver Class B with Hazmat - Chesire, CT
Location:
Cheshire , Connecticut
Posted:
November 17, 2017
Reference:
15694
Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?

Move your Career forward with Airgas as a Deliver Driver Class B with Hazmat in Cheshire, CT!

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is the leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products; and a leading U.S. supplier of refrigerants, ammonia products, and process chemicals. Dedicated to improving the performance of its more than 1 million customers, Airgas safely and reliably provides products, services and expertise through its more than 18,000 associates, over 1,100 locations, robust e-Business platform, and Airgas Total Access telesales channel. As an Air Liquide company, the world leader in gases, technology and services for Industry and Health, Airgas offers customers an unrivaled global footprint and industry leading technology and innovations.

Check out what a career at Airgas can offer you!

As a Delivery Driver Class B with Hazmat, your responsibilities include:

As the "face of Airgas", the Delivery Driver is responsible for safely and efficiently delivering compressed gas cylinders to local and regional business customers from an Airgas branch or plant location using a company provided straight or box truck. This position loads, unloads, delivers, and returns compressed gas cylinders while frequently interacting with Airgas customers.

  • Safely loads, delivers and unloads cylinders containing compressed gases to customer's place of business. Delivers compressed gas cylinders to external and internal customer sites. Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes. Collects empty cylinders or rejected or unsold merchandise. Returns empty cylinders to either a plant or branch location for refilling.
  • Establishes and maintains good customer relations. Listens to and helps resolve service inquiries and complaints. Provides timely communication back to manager or to the customer's assigned Airgas sales associate regarding any changes or issues experienced by the customer.
  • Performs cylinder inspections per operating procedures.
  • Maintains load manifests and all required vehicle documents ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries. Ensures that vehicle manifests, labeling and load are in compliance with regulatory guidelines such as those pertaining to the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Airgas safety standards (SAFECOR).
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections documenting deficiencies & ensures all safety items are in good working order.
  • Ensures all safety rules are strictly observed & any accidents or injuries are promptly reported to management.
  • Operates a pallet jack, forklift & other warehouse equipment.
  • Works in warehouse or on dock as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each job duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.


Required Education/Licensing/Certification:
  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid Class B Driver's License.
  • Valid Medical Examiner's Card.
  • Hazmat & Airbrake Certifications (or ability to acquire certifications as a condition of employment).
  • Must have one (1) year of prior Class B professional driving experience within the last four (4) years and a clean driving record to include no more than one (1) moving violation per the DOT and 2 in a personal vehicle per the state DMV within the last three (3) years.
  • In lieu of experience, may consider accepting a diploma from an accredited driving school or a combination of driving and prior Airgas specific experience.
  • Prior experience in the gas, welding and safety supply industry preferred.


Airgas offers a full benefits package that includes:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, Tuition Assistance and much more!

What do our Team Members have to say about being part of the team?

"Great place to work with great growth potential" - Director, Atlanta

"Opportunity to advance and a great safety program" - Driver, Cheshire

"Fun people to work with and flexible management" - Sales Specialist

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

A little about us:
Airgas is a company of hardworking men and women dedicated to helping our customers succeed.

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