Warehouse Speciality Gas Filler
Airgas Inc - Cheshire, CT
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To fill specialty gases and maintain the Quality Assurance program for conformance to the appropriate product/cylinder specification.
This presupposes that the employee involved in the filling of specialty gases is well versed in basic cylinder filling procedures and properties of gases being used as outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures as well as familiar with applicable federal, state and local laws.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge and skill requirements for the filling of special pure gases and gas mixtures include:
Internal cylinder preparation
Cylinder prefill checks
Cylinder filling equipment
Cylinder filing procedures
Calibration of required instrumentation
Responsibilities also include assisting in the functions of other classifications as directed.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
o High School Diploma or Equivalent.
o Familiar with general filling procedures of compressed gases
o Familiar with safe handling practices of compressed gases
o Familiar with basic analytical functions
o Must be able to operate analytical software package after appropriate training
o Familiar with CGA pamphlets V-1, S-1.1, and S-7 after appropriate training
o Must Maintain, Review and File all medical gas paper work in accordance with Airgas Medical Gas Manual
o Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.
o Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
o Ability to work flexible schedule to meet management requirements and customer expectations
o Ability to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
o Ability to operate in a drug-free workplace
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee 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 employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and smell.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
Ability to perform very heavy work 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 1000 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.
Frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion required.
Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and finger activities including the tightening of ratchet binders.
Must be able to safely drive a forklift.
Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 100 degrees.
Talk to and hear customers/co-workers as well as smell/hear leaking gas from cylinders.
(The above job functions are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities associated with this position and are not intended to be all inclusive.Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.)
The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
In lieu of the above, any equivalent combination of training and experience that provided the aforementioned knowledge, abilities and skills may be considered at the discretion of Airgas East, Inc.