A-Gas Americas
  • 15-Aug-2019 (EST)
  • Operations -Direct
  • Rhome, TX, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

Class A Driver

Company Description

A-Gas is the global expert in the supply and full lifecycle management of specialty chemicals and gases, providing refrigerants, blowing agents, fire protection agents and carbon credit offsets to our customers around the world.   With industry leading recovery, reclamation, and gas processing technologies, A-Gas continues to lead the industry in developing cutting-edge solutions designed to protect the environment. The recent integration of Rapid Recovery and Diversified Pure Chem reinforce our continued commitment to our customers and the industry in which we serve. Together we become the number one provider in the end-to-end supply and reclamation service for our customers.

 

Job Purpose

Provide support by safely, efficiently delivering empty tanks and picking up full tanks at field locations throughout the country.

Reports to

Transportation Manager

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Safely operate truck and trailer in all weather conditions; including maintaining Department of Transportation (DOT) hours of service, insuring rest breaks are adhered to
  • Perform all Pre, Inter and Post trip inspections; responsible for regular maintenance, inspections and repairs to ensure that their truck remains safe and legal to drive
  • Pickup and deliver utilizing a 45' liftgate trailer and dolly
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs
  • Keep log of their activities and trips; ability to operate our onboard recording device (ELD)
  • Keep their truck, and associated equipment clean and in good working order
  • Transport hazardous material
  • Arrange loads as needed to meet DOT weight requirement
  • Take special precautions while driving
  • Plan routes and driving schedules, particularly for long-haul trips
  • Operate efficiently while maintaining DOT compliance
  • Conduct other projects and operational duties as assigned by Transportation Manager

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • Must have a minimum of two years of verifiable experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL with Hazmat, Tanker and Air Brake Endorsement
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check, motor vehicle records check, pre- employment drug screen and DOT physical 

Key Leadership Competencies

  • Able to analyze problems and implement effective solutions
  • Well organized with good attention to detail
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Team work and communication
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Able to work well within a team and build effective relationships, internally and with external customers
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms
  • Adapts flexibly to new challenges and circumstances

Why A-Gas

We provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. A-Gas offers a culture unlike any other: a sense of fun, sense of purpose, professionalism, leadership, openness, honesty, trust and respect. It's our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability and Life Insurance.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Profit Sharing Program
  • Competitive PTO, plus 10 paid holidays

But in the end, it's not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our vision of supplying innovative and sustainable environmental solutions to our customers.

 

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