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Delivery Driver -- McAllen, TX at Airgas Inc in McAllen, Texas

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

A successful Delivery Driver will have safety and DOT compliance as their top priorities. AIRGAS USA, LLC an Air Liquide company is a distributor of Industrial, Medical, Specialty and Welding gases along with Safety and Welding related products. This department is physically and technically challenging and fast paced. Deliver Drivers need to have a high degree of interest working in a busy plant production environment, which requires a sense of urgency and willingness to do whatever it takes to support our customers. Customer relations and effectively communicating customer needs with all process leaders, is crucial to the success of a Delivery Drivers. Delivery Drivers deliver our products over an established route & provide excellent customer service that facilitates 100% customer satisfaction.


* Complies with all safety requirements, safety procedures and rules as prescribed by Airgas Inc., DOT, State and Federal agencies. Working safely is our number one priority.

* Operates forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment to safely load/unload compressed gas and liquid cylinders to and from delivery vehicles using store order sheets/manifests.

* Drives truck to deliver gasses and hard goods to customer's place of business, collects empty cylinders, rejected or unsold merchandise and loads truck.

* Writes customer order and instructions, records sales or deliveries information on daily sales and delivery record sheet.

* Listens to and resolves service complaints, while providing feedback to supervisors about customer complaints and needs.

* Cleans inside of truck and performs routine maintenance checks on truck.

* Ensure any injury or accident is reported immediately.

* Represents Airgas Inc. in a professional and dignified manner at all times

* Positions cylinders in manifold racks. Operates equipment for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders.

* Performs all required pre-fill and post-fill inspections and tests before cylinders are released. Cylinders requiring maintenance or repair are removed from service until corrected.

* Regularly inspects and maintains pumping apparatus and associated monitoring devices.

* Fills cylinders or containers to proper capacity by either setting pressure gauge to specified reading and watching for indication of full cylinders, adjusting valves and observing gauge to fill cylinder to specified pressure, observing scale indicator to fill cylinders to specified weight or filling cylinder to excess, rolling cylinder onto scale and connecting exhaust line to release excess gas and attain prescribed weight.

* Accurately maintains cylinder filling records and ensures that all required procedures are followed in order to comply with local, state and federal regulations.

* Completes and attaches warning and other identification tags, labels and decals to cylinders.

* Loads cylinders onto vehicles using hand truck or lift gate and records type and quantity of cylinders.

* Other duties may be assigned.



Must possess valid CDL Class A

Must possess hazardous material and air brakes endorsements

Minimum of 1 year of commercial driving experience

Must have the ability to perform very heavy work routinely lift 25 75 lbs., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment

Basic math skills (e.g. arithmetic, fractions, percentages)

Must be able to work overtime as needed



Minimum of 2 year customer service experience

Minimum of 1 year experience driving a forklift

Minimum of 1 year experience in a plant or manufacturing environment



High School diploma, GED or equivalent combination of experience


Certificate from accredited commercial truck driving school

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 perform very heavy work routinely lift 25 75 lbs., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 125 lbs. The associate is regularly required to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours, frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion also required. The associate must have the ability to perform work with occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, and pulling and finger activities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

This position requires travel approximately 70% of the time, mostly within the assigned area and by company vehicle.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.