Position

Local Delivery Driver (CDL B)

Company Name

Airgas

OTR/Local/Regional

Local

Posting Date

February 09, 2022

Expiration Date

July 31, 2022

Website Link

https://airgas.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=40837&tz=GMT-06%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

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Position Title: Local Delivery Driver (CDL B)

 

  • Des Moines, IA
  • Monday-Friday, First Shift
  • Home every night – Full Benefits – Consistent Hours – Stability!
  • Airgas operates a modern and efficient fleet. Most vehicles are under 6 years old and equipped with driver-friendly technology.

 For more information, contact Karis Graham, Sr Talent Acquisition Specialist at karis.graham@airgas.com.

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

As the “face of Airgas”, the Delivery Driver is responsible for safely and efficiently delivering compressed gas cylinders to local and regional business customers from an Airgas branch or plant location using a company provided straight or box truck. The Delivery Driver loads, unloads, delivers, and returns compressed gas cylinders while frequently interacting with Airgas customers.

 

In particular, you will: 

  • Safely loads, delivers and unloads cylinders containing compressed gases to customer locations.
  • Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes.
  • Establishes and maintains good customer relations. Listens to and helps resolve service inquiries and complaints.
  • Ensures that vehicle manifests, vehicle placards, cylinder labeling and load nesting and strapping at all times comply with Airgas safety standards and all government regulations
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections documenting deficiencies; ensures all safety items are in good working order.
  • Strictly observes all safety rules and promptly reports any accidents or injuries to management.
  • The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. 
 
 

Are you a MATCH? 

  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be 21 years old
  • Valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Valid USDOT Medical Examiner’s Certificate (card).
  • Hazmat Endorsement (H or X Endorsement). May consider individuals with the ability to acquire a Hazmat Endorsement.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle with an air brake system (no air brake restrictions on CDL).
  • Must have one (1) year of prior Class A or B professional driving experience within the last five (5) years
  • Must have a clean driving record to include no more than two (2) convictions; OR two (2) at-fault accidents in the last 3 years; OR  no more than a combination of one (1) conviction and one (1) at-fault accidents in the last 3 years.
  • In lieu of experience, may consider accepting a diploma from an accredited driving school or a combination of driving and prior Airgas specific experience.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively speak to customers and employees as well as legibly write.
  • Must have a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to regularly lift and move up to 60 pounds with or without the use of a hand truck for distances up to 25 feet. May be required to transport and move up to 800 pounds with the use of material handling equipment.
  • Lives by Airgas safety programs, OSHA, and all related rules, regulations, procedures which are applicable to this position’s responsibilities. 

 

Safety is Our Passion. Airgas helps its drivers and the public share the roads safely so people and our product all arrive safe and sound.  Airgas follows the FMSCA requirement for all motor carrier employers to run full queries of the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse database for any violations during the pre-employment process for all new CDL Driver Hires to ensure they are not prohibited from performing safety-sensitive functions.  All new CDL Driver Hires must register for the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse and allow Airgas consent to review their Clearinghouse record.

 

About Airgas

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading U.S. supplier of industrial, medical and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods and related products; one of the largest U.S. suppliers of safety products.

 

Through the passion and diversity of its 18,000 associates, Airgas fosters a culture of safety, customer success, sustainability and innovation. Airgas associates are empowered to share ideas, take initiative and make decisions.

 

Airgas is a subsidiary of Air Liquide, a world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health. Air Liquide is present in 78 countries with approximately 64,500 associates globally. 

 

Join us for a stimulating experience: you’ll find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do, in an open, collaborative and respectful environment.

 

Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

 

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

 

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, or disability





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