Local Route Driver - Class A or B

Nashville, TN

Job status
Full time
Job description
Airgas USA, LLC is now hiring a Local Route Driver - Class A or B.

• Pay is $22.00/hour average, depending on experience and qualifications
• Eligible for an annual safety bonus of $700
• Eligible to receive gain sharing

We offer a full benefits package that includes:
• Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
• Life Insurance
• AD&D Insurance
• Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Vacation
• Sick time off
• Paid holidays
• 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match,
• Tuition Assistance
• and much more!

Receive a $2,000 bonus when you sign on with us!

Home Every Night - Benefits - Consistent Hours - Stability

As a Driver for us you can expect to:
• Drive a Class A or B Hazmat vehicle loaded with compressed gas cylinders, liquid cylinders, and hard goods to deliver to customers on scheduled route.
• Pick up empty cylinders from customer sites.
• Record deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtain signatures from customers for receipt purposes.
• Listen to and resolve service inquiries and complaints.
• Load/unload truck.
• Perform pre & post trip vehicle inspections, documenting deficiencies and ensuring all safety items are in good working order.
• Maintain neat, clean, and professional personal appearance.
• Maintain vehicle appearance in a professional manner.
Education requirements
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Experience requirements
• 1 year of CDL driving experience or graduated from an accredited truck driving school.
• At least 21 years old with a valid Commercial Driver’s License. Current Hazmat endorsement is preferred. Note: Hazmat endorsement will be required to perform the job and if not held already, must be obtained within 60 days after hire and prior to driving our vehicles.
• Clean MVR
• Must have a Class A or B with HAZMAT endorsement and clean MVR.
• Must be able to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.
• Must be able to safely drive a forklift.
• Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
• Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.
• Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
• Upload, deliver, and download safely to customers hard good orders as well as cylinders containing compressed gases; return empty cylinders to plant for refilling.
• Establish and maintain good customer relations.
• Communicate in person with customers, providing information on cost, ordering, and delivery times, etc.
• Maintain load manifests, barcodes, FDA lot numbers, and all other vehicle documents, ensuring they are properly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.
• Maintain appropriate driver’s license.
• Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed and any accidents or injuries are promptly reported to management.
• Operate a forklift, pallet jack, and other warehouse equipment.
• Work with customers on maintaining proper cylinder levels.
• Assist customers when necessary.
• Assist with inventory, general housekeeping, and other duties as required.
• Ability to routinely lift 25 to 75 lb., and occasionally lift 76 to greater than 100 lb. Also required to push and pull liquid containers weighing up to 1,000 pounds.
• Ability to frequently bend, stoop, crouch, reach, grasp, feel, and perform repetitive motions.
• Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and finger activities including the tightening of ratchet binders.
• Ability to drive hazardous cargo for up to 8 hours and able to work overtime, when necessary.
• Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.

About us:
Airgas USA, LLC, an Air Liquid company, is the nation’s leading single-source supplier of gases, welding, and safety products. Known locally and nationwide, our distribution network serves more than one million customers of all sizes with a broad offering of top-quality products and unmatched expertise. Airgas’ customer base includes those in the manufacturing, health care, construction, energy, hospitality, and food service industries, among others. Discover an exciting Career with Airgas and apply today!

Apply via e-mail with resume attached or online.

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.