The chosen candidate will be responsible for the safe delivery of bulk liquids from Praxair's production plants to customers. He must know and complete all documents required by DOT / Transport Canada and Praxair policy. In particular, he must load and unload trailers with cryogenic liquids and CO2, as well as gas tube trailers. He must be able to work up to 70 hours nights and any day of the week, including weekends. He must be in good shape and alert at all times.
Main Responsibilities are (but are not limited to):
- Be able to work up to 70 hours per week, 14-hour night shifts, on a 5/2 work schedule. Be able to drive for at least two hours at a time.
- Inspect the vehicle and equipment and, to do this, open the cab hood, inspect the engine and components, top up the fluid levels (oil, fuel, defrost), inspect the fifth wheel coupling by sliding. under the trailer, inspect the engine / trailer cabinet, etc.
- Be able to climb into and out of the cab (three feet from the ground) several times a day, using the three-point method.
- Be able to remove the hoses (up to 50 lbs.) From the trailer tubes, lift them 3 to 4 feet off the ground and connect them to the trailer and tanks, using 20lb hammers in some cases.
- Be able to climb onto the rear platform of the trailer to open and close the loading and unloading valves.
- Be able to climb onto the tractor rear platform to connect and disconnect the hydraulic hoses.
- Always behave in a professional manner, including loading at factories and unloading at customers.
- Stand for up to an hour to monitor the unloading of the trailer.
- Complete all related documents, including those pertaining to the transport of dangerous goods (TDG).
- Read the meters or indicators and calculate the volumes delivered.
- Operate a computerized system at the terminal and in the cabin, record data and meet the requirements associated with deliveries.
- Wear appropriate safety equipment - face shield, hard hat, ear protectors, shoes, gloves, Nomex clothing.
- Submit the product to quality assurance testing and record the results to meet IDGPSA requirements.
- Have the mechanical skills necessary to deal with equipment failure.
- Spend waiting time in the bunk of the tractor cab or in a hotel room, as needed.
- In winter, clear snow from access to tanks and unloading valves.
- Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor or manager.
- High school diploma or equivalent experience.
- Appropriate class 1 provincial driver's license, valid, without endorsement, with endorsement for air brakes.
- Three years of experience in tanker truck driving (including "B Train") and unreserved record.
- Clean driver’s abstract (with less than 1 moving violation in the last 3 years).
- Valid FAST / EXPRES card.
- Willingness to comply with policies, procedures and regulations.
- Emphasis on safety and customer satisfaction.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.