SAFETY TRAINEE

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POST DATE 9/11/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

Airgas Gonzales, LA

Company
Airgas
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
09509-1055
AJE Ref #
576137882
Location
Gonzales, LA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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.



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



Qualifications

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