Airgas Usa LLC Driver - Safety Trainee in Denver, Colorado

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 [w/o 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: • High School Diploma or GED preferred. • 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 and 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.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability

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Job: *Operations

Title: Driver - Safety Trainee

Location: Colorado-Denver-80207-1706

Requisition ID: 20068