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Safety Trainee / Driver

at Airgas, Inc.

Posted: 2/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 21743
Categories: Drivers
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Job Description

JOB SUMMARY:
The basic function of the Safety Trainee is to learn to support and augment a successful Operations Department with a variety of work activities, with the goal of becoming qualified to drive a commercial motor vehicles [with a hazardous materials endorsement] and to become familiar with the business.  Common tasks include working on receiving, inspecting, maintaining, shelving and pulling of company equipment.
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Safety Trainee is capable (with supervision) of performing some safety functions and is also responsible for the following:
  • Rig up safety equipment.
  • Learn how to safely operate a commercial vehicle and to obtain a CDL license [with a hazardous materials endorsement]
  • Receive or assist in receiving equipment in from the field.
  • Inspect equipment for damage/worn parts.
  • If damage or badly worn parts are identified, set item aside for repair, part replacement, or other corrective action consistent with the company's standard procedure or supervisor's instruction.
  • Breakdown equipment, work-lines stripped.
  • Completely clean equipment and reassemble.
  • Shop test equipment on Posicheck.
  • Run pressure washer, clean and roll hoses.
  • Sweep and clean shop.
  • Help and support the work needs of coworkers and other employees.
  • Ability to lift between 50 lbs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Area Manager.
  • 24- hour on-call as scheduled and when on-call must be able to report to work within 45 minutes
  • Overnight travel required which includes travel/driving long distance; may require being out of town for extended periods of up to 60 days. 
     
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education and/or Experience:
  • Requires High School Diploma or GED
    • Must have a valid driver's license with good driving record
    • CDL with  Hazardous endorsement is required within 6 months of hire; including successful completion of all DOT requirements which includes a DOT physical, drug test and background check in order for be considered for continued employment

SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Good with mechanical applications for assembly/disassembly.
  • Ability to climb heights.
  • Ability to enter into confined spaces.
  • Ability to instruct others.
  • Use of hands, arms, eyes and voice and to meet all CDL medical qualification standards.
  • Ability to hear in the case of an alarm situation.
  • Requires mechanical aptitude.
     
    TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT which will be required and/or available for further development:
  • Airgas On-Site Safety Orientation
  • Basic Plant Operations
  • Basic Haz Whopper
  • Basic Confined Space Entry
  • Standard CPR/First Aid
  • Basic Fire Training
  • H2S Training
  • Work Permit systems
  • Accident/Incident reporting
  • Fall Protection
  • Ladder Safety
  • Hazard Identification
  • Hazardous Material 126/181
  • Basic operation and maintenance of breathing air compressors
     
    Breathing Apparatus (SCBA/SABA)
  • Breathing Apparatus Maintenance and Cleaning
  • Breathing Apparatus Fit Testing
  • Breathing Apparatus Selection
  • Breathing Apparatus Use and Manufacturer's Specifications
  • Scott Field Level Maintenance training
     
    Personal Protection Equipment (NFPA Level B, C & D)
  • SCBA/SABA, Air Purifying Respirators
  • Hooded chemical – Resistant Slash Suit
  • Gloves – Chemical –Resistant
  • Hard Hats
  • Nomax Coveralls
  • Goggles (Chemical – Splash)
  • Safety Glasses
  • Gloves Leather Palm
     
    Detection Equipment (Operation and Troubleshooting)
  • Personal Electronic
  • Portable Electronic
  • Fixed Electronic
  • Tube Type
  • Calibration of monitors, fixed and portable
     
    Reports and Forms Used/Required
  • Service orders
  • 24 Hour reports
  • Rig up sheets

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Shop and yard environment; may be frequently exposed to wet, humid, outside weather conditions and vibration; works in customer environments; high pressure, chemicals, shop traffic. The noise level in work environment is usually moderate but can require hearing protection.
     
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: See attached Physical and Mental Requirements for the position
We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits including medical/dental, life & disability, and 401(k) plan with match

Qualifications

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