Route Driver - CDL A
Company: Airgas Inc
Posted on: September 6, 2020
AIRGAS SOUTHEAST, a subsidiary of Airgas USA, LLC. the nations
leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and
welding supplies, has a ROUTE DRIVER position open at our
TUSCALOOSA, AL location.
Drives up to a 20-ton truck loaded with compressed gas cylinders,
liquid cylinders and hardgoods to deliver to customers on a
scheduled route. Loads/unloads truck and sets up cylinders for
customer use. Picks up empty cylinders from customer sites. Records
deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures
from customers for receipt purposes. Listens to and resolves
service inquires and complaints. Performs pre and post trip vehicle
inspections, documenting deficiencies and ensures all safety items
are in good working order. Maintains neat, clean and professional
personal appearance, and maintains vehicle appearance in a
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
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.
Work with customers on maintaining proper cylinder levels
Perform counter sales and assist customers, when necessary.
Assist with inspection and filling of cylinders.
Assist with inventory, housekeeping, showroom displays, and
demonstrations as required.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
1 year driving experience or driving school training, and/or 3
years of verifiable driving experience.
Class A CDL with HazMat endorsement & airbrakes.
Industry and related product knowledge, as well as experience
handling compressed gases, preferred.
Customer service or sales experience, preferred
Computer experience or basic knowledge in computer order entry
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 inquiries,
and to make entries on reports and records.
Strong verbal communication skills, self-starter, self-motivated,
sense of urgency, well-organized, ability to achieve goals, and
ability to focus and pay attention to detail.
Ability to analyze a customers situation and help resolve customer
Team player with positive attitude.
Willing to improve skills and techniques by attending classes on
employees own time.
Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different
personalities and backgrounds.
No at-fault accidents or moving violations in previous 3 years.
Ability to read and comprehend Material Safety Data Sheets
Ability to routinely lift 25 75 lbs., and occasionally lift 76 to
greater than 100 lbs.
Must be able to drive hazardous cargo for up to 8 hours, Frequent
bending also required.
Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet
Must be able to work overtime when necessary.
Must be able to work outdoors in varying temperatures.
Ability to perform functions during occasional climbing, balancing,
kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and finger activities.
Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
LOOKING FOR A GREAT COMPANY TO WORK FOR? YOULL 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status,
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