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Transport Driver - Atlanta, GA
Location:
Atlanta , Georgia
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
15733
Airgas Southeast, a subsidiary of Airgas USA, LLC. the nation's leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding supplies, has an Transport Driver position available in our Atlanta, GA Plant.

JOB SUMMARY:



In the Transport Driver position you will drive 1 ton to 45' tractor trailer to transport industrial, specialty and medical gas cylinders to and from specified destinations. Our Transport Drivers verify load manifest, loads/unloads truck, perform pre and post trip vehicle inspect, document deficiencies and ensure all safety items are in good working order; as well as maintain neat, clean and professional personal appearance, and maintain vehicle appearance in a professional manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspect vehicle before and after use according to DOT and company maintenance checklist.
  • Upload, deliver and download safely to customers hardgood orders as well as cylinders containing compressed gases; return empty cylinders to plant for refilling.
  • Maintain load manifests and all other vehicle documents, ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.
  • Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.
  • Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed.
  • Comply with all DOT and OSHA regulations.
  • Maintain appropriate drivers license.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with special applications such as tube trailers and bulk tankers.
  • Assist with loading and unloading trucks and/or trailers when required.
  • Assist with inventory and/or filling cylinders, when necessary.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Class A CDL with HazMat and Tanker endorsements & airbrakes
  • One year driving experience and/or driving school training.
  • Accident Free/Point Free driving record of at least 5 years.
  • Forklift certified.
  • Industry and related product knowledge, as well as experience handling compressed gases, preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must meet all physical qualification standards imposed by regulation for drivers.
  • Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquires, and to make entries on reports and records.
  • Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.
  • Ability to routinely lift 25 - 60 lbs.
  • Must be able to drive hazardous cargo for up to 10 hours; frequent bending also required.
  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Must be able to work occasional overtime if necessary.
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from 30 to 100 degrees.
  • Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.

Looking for a great company to work for? You'll Find It With Us! Airgas USA, LLC. offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement and more.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their 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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