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Nitrogen Tanker / Transport Drivers - Corpus Christi, TX
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Posted:
November 02, 2016
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10611
A Super Opportunity Awaits You!
Airgas Priority Nitrogen, an Air Liquide company, the nation's leading single-source supplier of gases, welding and safety products is seeking Nitrogen Tanker / Transport Drivers for national field work.

JOB SUMMARY:
Nitrogen Tanker/Transport Drivers support the company through safe, legal, and courteous operations of our nitrogen pumping equipment. Assignments require driving company equipment to and from worksite locations. Drivers could be in the field on assignment for up to 28 consecutive days. Position expectations include maintenance of field equipment, rigging up/down pumps and loading / unloading bulk nitrogen tanks. Following training, drivers are expected to understand and conform to DOT and company policies regarding safe operations and maintenance of the equipment operated during the normal course of work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Safety First Culture: Safely drive Class A Nitrogen Tanker Truck to destination and operate equipment on vehicle to safely load or unload nitrogen.
• Responsible: Responsible for pre- and post-trip inspections, and adhering to Smith Safe, Cone and G.O.A.L. programs and practices.
• Detail Oriented: Maintain records using handwritten logs or on-board computer that includes hours of service, vehicle inspections, job and maintenance reports, service tickets, and shipping manifests according to state and federal DOT regulations.
• Team Member: Provide support to other transport drivers and operators as required.
• Good Housekeeping: Maintains truck cleanliness and performs general maintenance on equipment as needed.
• Flexibility: Must be willing to drive company vehicles to national field locations, operate equipment in all types of weather conditions, and adhere to schedule determined by client demand.
• Direction: Read maps and follows written and verbal geographic directions.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Airgas Priority Nitrogen is a highly safety driven and customer service oriented company. Applicants should possess the same attitude and high standards in regard to safety and customer service. At some locations trucks are equipped with Drive-Cam. At all locations we require the use SMITHSAFE, CONE/Goal and other safety procedures and practices.
• Must be available to work in the field on assignment for 28 consecutive days.
• Must be able to drive hazardous cargo for 10-14 hours daily; frequent bending also required.
• Must be able to work extended hours/weekend, plus overnight stays are necessary.
• Must be able to safely operate a forklift, pickup truck/company car and tractor trailer.
• Must have basic knowledge of
• Basic knowledge of cryogenic pumps, tanks, transports, hydraulic equipment and diesel engines preferred.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
• High School Diploma or GED preferred but not required

DRIVING EXPERIENCE:
Must have verifiable over-the-road Tractor-Trailer driving experience and have driven more than 50 percent of the day in all categories listed below:
• Current Airgas Associate:
o Currently driving Class A Tractor-Trailer with 12 months experience in that equipment.
• External candidate:
o Must have 5 years Class A Tractor-Trailer experience in last 9 year
o OR 2 years Class A Tanker experience in the last 4 years.
• Driving school graduate
o Must have 2 year Class A Tractor-Tractor experience in the last 4 years.
• Military Driver Candidate:
o Driver candidates with 2 year Tractor-Trailer Tanker experience with confirmation of experience.
• Upon hire all new drivers must successfully complete the following Airgas Tanker Training:
o Perform at least 8 hours of classroom training
o Complete 100 hours of on-road training by a driver trainer or similar.
o Successfully pass a written test with 90% or better and correct to 100% with a trainer.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
• Constant (68-100% of work time).

COMPUTER SKILLS:
• Basic knowledge of computer systems and able to use Internet.
• Onboard computer system on some vehicles.
• Webcam on some vehicles

COMMUNICATION and/or CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS: .
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, maps, gauges and telemetry, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals using the English language.
• Maintains contact with Senior Operation Technicians to receive instructions.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
• Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• Must possess valid class A Commercial Driver License with Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) and Tanker endorsements.
• TWIC card is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to routinely lift, carry, push and pull 10 - 40 lbs., and occasionally lift, carry, push and pull 41 - 100 lbs.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and smell.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
• The associate must meet all physical qualification standards imposed by DOT regulations for drivers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Qualifications:
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, 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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