Transport Driver
Airgas Inc. - Abilene, TX

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JOB SUMMARY: Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons to transport materials to and from specified destinations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Handle the loading, unloading and delivering procedures necessary to transport cylinder gases and hard goods to area branches and plants.
  • Drives truck to destination. Prepares receipts for load picked up.
  • Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. Loads and unloads truck.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, water and others as required.
  • May perform emergency roadside repairs such as light bulb replacements.
  • Secures cargo prior to and during transit.
  • Works safely and meets the requirements of all safety procedures and rules as prescribed by State, Federal, and the Company.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE : High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three to five years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS : Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers or associates.

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

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess valid class A Commercial Driver’s License with hazardous material and tanker endorsements and no air brake limitation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform 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 associate is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit while making deliveries; use hands to finger, handle, or feel while making deliveries; reach with hands and arms; talk to or hear customers; and smell leaking gas from cylinders. The associate is occasionally required to climb or balance. The associate must regularly lift up to 60 pounds and move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision; depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Overnight travel may be required, depending on the delivery sites.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate 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 associate is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The associate is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment

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Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG), through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation’s leading suppliers of industrial, medical and specialty...