Driver Trainer
Dundalk, MD  / Hyattsville, MD 
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Job Description
R10011361 Driver Trainer (Open)


Dundalk, MD - Filling industrialHyattsville, MD - Acetylene production & filling

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

This is a hybrid role splitting time between Training and Driving. This is a great opportunity for an experienced driver looking to mentor our current drivers.

The Driver Trainer position is responsible for the coordination of the driver training program in an area, maintaining regulatory compliance documentation, and helping promote an overall strong safety and compliance culture.

As the " Airgas" the Delivery Driver is responsible for safely and efficiently delivering compressed gas cylinders to local and regional business customers from an Airgas branch or plant location using a company provided straight or box truck. The Driver loads, unloads, delivers, and returns compressed gas cylinders while frequently interacting with Airgas customers.

Airgas operates a modern and efficient fleet. Most vehicles are under 6 years old and equipped with driver-friendly technology, such as On Board Computers, collision avoidance technology, latest camera technology and GPS navigation.

Driver Trainer Responsibilities:

  • Assist/Train new and existing associates in driver training/defensive driving techniques including the Smith Driver System, loading and unloading procedures, completion of required paperwork, fuel efficient driving and other techniques, company policies, and regulations; must be available for early start times
  • Assist/ train new and existing associates in the safe use of forklift. Conduct forklift refresher training.
  • Administer road tests as part of the new driver selection process.
  • Conduct annual driver road tests for all drivers
  • Assist location managers in completing annual driver demonstrations.
  • Complete follow up training that is identified through observation rides or accident investigations.
  • Investigate unsafe delivery sites, as required.
  • Help with or provide training required by government legislation including drug and alcohol training.
  • Work safely and meet the requirements of all safety procedures and rules as prescribed by State laws, Federal law, and Airgas policies.

Delivery Driver Responsibilities:

  • Safely loads, delivers and unloads cylinders containing compressed gases to customer locations. Delivers compressed gas cylinders to external and internal customer sites.
  • Records deliveries and pick-ups on a load manifest and obtains signatures from customers for receipt purposes. Collects empty cylinders or rejected or unsold merchandise. Returns empty cylinders to either a plant or branch location for refilling.
  • Establishes and maintains good customer relations. Listens to and helps resolve service inquiries and complaints.
  • Provides timely communication back to manager or to the customer's assigned Airgas sales associate regarding any changes or issues experienced by the customer.
  • Performs cylinder inspections per operating procedures.
  • Maintains load manifests and all required vehicle documents by ensuring they are properly completed and reconciled with truck counts and shipping documents before and after deliveries. Ensures that vehicle manifests, vehicle placards, cylinder labeling and load nesting and strapping at all times comply with Airgas safety standards (SAFECOR) and all government regulations including, but not limited to, those issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections documenting deficiencies; ensures all safety items are in good working order.
  • Strictly observes all safety rules and promptly reports any accidents or injuries to management.
  • Operates a pallet jack, forklift and other warehouse equipment; works in warehouse or on dock as needed.
  • 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.
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  • Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License required
  • HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid USDOT Medical Examiner's Certificate (card).
  • Hazmat Endorsement (H or X Endorsement) preferred.
  • No Air Brake restrictions on CDL


  • Minimum of 5 years of CDL driving experience.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must have excellent organizational, written and oral communication and customer service skills. Ability to use computers; prefer experience with MS Office or Google Suite applications.
  • Prior knowledge of safety related and OSHA regulations preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to read and comprehend material data sheets.
  • Must have a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment.
  • Prior experience in the gas, welding and safety supply industries preferred.


Your differences enhance our performance

At Airgas, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, disability or any other protected characteristic. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.


Equal Employment Opportunity Information

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5+ years
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