Jun 11, 2022

Tanker Driver

  • Airgas Inc
  • Riverside, CA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Class A Bulk Delivery Driver

* Location - Riverside, Ca
* Schedule - Thursday through Monday, w/alternating on call work weekends and holidays.
* Hours - Varying Start Times
* Rate of Pay - $26.76/hr OT after 8 hours, Increase to $27.69 after successful completetion of training
* Stops per day - Average 2 Stops
* Driver Hours - Guaranteed 40 Hours, typically 50 - 65 hours/week
* Miles per week avg. 800 - 1500
* Layover(s) - Minimum 1 Night/week, possibly 2. Overnight layovers on rotation with other drivers depending on customer business needs. Hotel accommodations provided.
* Equipment - Class A Tractor Trailer, Class B, Tanker, Bobtail


The Class-A Driver position will deliver products to local customers on a scheduled route or intermittently. Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtain signatures from customers for receipt purposes. Listens to and resolves service inquires and complaints. Engage in loading/unloading truck procedures. Performs pre and post-trip vehicle inspections, documenting deficiencies, and ensures all safety items are in good working order. Maintains neat, clean, and professional personal appearance and maintains vehicle appearance in a professional manner.


* Safely perform SOPs specifically related to the handling of Anhydrous Ammonia/Ammonium Hydroxide.
* Communicate in person with customers regarding any SOPs.
* Maintain load manifests and all other vehicle documents, ensuring they are correctly completed and balanced with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries.
* Ensure all safety rules are strictly observed.
* Maintain appropriate driver's license/endorsements.
* Ability to read and comprehend material safety data sheets.
* Must be able to drive hazardous cargo for up to 8 hours; frequent bending is also required.
* Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
* Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
* Must have basic computer experience (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Must meet all physical qualification standards imposed by regulation for drivers.
* Must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.
* Must be able to work overtime if necessary.
* Some overnight stays may be required on a limited basis.

Other Duties as Required: This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of this position. Incumbents are expected to follow any other reasonable instructions and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor. The performance of this job in a safe manner and keeping with established Airgas policies is a condition of employment.


* At least 25 years old
* Class A CDL with at least 2 years CMV experience - experience must be within the last 4 years and tanker/hazmat endorsement are required before hire date.
* Graduation from an accredited truck driving school with diploma will count as 1 year of required experience.
* No preventable accidents of any kind in the last 3 years.
* No more than 2 minor tickets in the last 3 years.
* No serious violation ticket (speeding 15 , reckless driving, etc) in the last 3 years.
* No suspensions of CDL in the last 3 years except for "Failure to pay child support".
* No DUI on the last 7 years.
* Must be able to lift 60 lbs or more.
* High school diploma or equivalent preferred.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers or employees of the Company.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Are you looking for a great company to work for? You'll find it With Us! Airgas offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, and 401(k).

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

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