Airgas USA, LLC , a leading gas producer/distributor is seeking a ROUTE DRIVER to join our Birmingham, AL Medical team.
**This is a very physical job that is labor intensive, so the ideal candidate will be required to load, deliver, and unload straight-truck containing compressed gas cylinders, liquid cylinders and hardgoods for delivery to the customers on the scheduled route; make 5 – 20 delivery stops per day; and be able to work in inclement weather.**
The Route Driver position will deliver products to businesses, customer homes, and other medical gas customers on a scheduled route or intermittently. Serve customers by meeting customer needs and resolving customer problems. Drive a straight-truck loaded with compressed gas cylinders, liquid cylinders and hardgoods for delivery to the customers on the scheduled route. In addition, this position assists with miscellaneous duties at the branch which include, but are not limited to maintaining the dock, shipping and receiving and helping on the counter as needed.
• 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.
• Establish and maintain good customer relations, by communicating in person with customers, providing information on cost, ordering and delivery times, etc.
• Identify and monitor customers’ needs and work with them to maintain proper hardgood and cylinder levels to minimize or eliminate emergency 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 and endorsements.
• 1 Year Driving Experience
• CDL A or B w/ Hazmat & air brake (NO EXCEPTIONS)
• Clean MVR / driving record
• Be able to routinely handle up to 100 lbs
• Forklift experience a plus, but not necessary
• Respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
• Must be at least 21 years old
• Understand highway traffic signs and signals
• Basic computer experience or knowledge a plus.
• Must be able to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public.
Looking for a great company to work for? You’ll Find It With Us! Airgas South offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Tuition Reimbursement and more.
Airgas is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment.
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