Air Products And Chemicals Puyallup , WA 98373
Job Description: and Qualifications
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, has an immediate opening for an experienced Driver/Operator with mechanical skills for a Nitrogen Services Technician position in Puyallup, Washington.
This position requires travel to customer sites with nitrogen services equipment to purge lines and perform various duties, both in and out of state. Frequent travel with the ability to work variable schedule (including nights and weekends), 40 hour pay is guaranteed. The position requires 10-20% driving, while 80-90% of the work will be working as an Operating Technician/Mechanic to operate and maintain equipment in peak operating condition. There will be times during slow periods that techs will be on call at home.
Average 1st year earning potential: $85,000-$95,000+
Technicians will be required to commit to working either a schedule of 16 days on/4 days off or 8 days on/2 days off. Technicians will often be on the road the duration of their scheduled shift, working 12 hour days, depending on available work. There is typically significant overtime due to long stretches of continuous days worked. Technicians can opt to work their scheduled days off for an increased rate of pay. There will be on call responsibilities while working at home or home terminal. Individuals will support customers at their site, operating specialized, state-of-the-art equipment and respond to emergency calls.
QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:
High School diploma/GED
Class A CDL with Tanker and HazMat endorsements
Experience driving and maneuvering heavy equipment along with a clean driving record
Must be willing to work rotating shift or split shift as customer demands change
Have scheduling flexibility
Often get called the same day to get to a customer as soon as you can safely arrive and perform the customer job
Rapid response similar to firemen except you get on a plane and are sometimes gone for over a month
Often asked to work through days off, which come every 16 days, which means you can work more than one month straight with no days off
Extensive time away from home
On call when not on days off, so you cannot plan anything that would interfere with a call in.
Strong mechanical or I&E background
Good people skills/direct customer interface
Commercial Driver's License and Mechanical Aptitude Required.
Ex Military with technical skills encouraged to apply.
Oil Field Service experience a plus
Must live within 60 Minutes of Puyallup, WA
Opportunity for significant earnings potential of $95,000 plus
Very affordable Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
Company-paid Life Insurance
Paid Holidays and Vacation
To learn more, visit About Air Products.
Air Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status.
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