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Veterans Preferred - Fleet Safety Specialist

Company: US11345-AIRGAS Airgas USA, LLC
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -R10030822 Fleet Safety Specialist (Open)

Vancouver, WA (Admin) - ManagementLongview, WA - Retail shop, Renton, WA - Filling industrial, Seattle, WA - Retail shop, Tacoma, WA - Filling industrial

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

Fleet Safety Specialist

- Vancouver, WA area or Seattle, WA area
- Expected travel: 60-80%
- $550.00 per month car allowance
- Salary: $70,360 to $87,183 depending on experience, 5% target annual bonus
- Airgas Suite of Benefits and Programs Offered:
- Healthcare Benefits - Medical, dental, and vision options
- Healthcare and Dependent Care Pre-tax Savings Options (FSA, HSA)
- Basic life and AD&D with the option to purchase additional coverage for yourself and your dependents
- Short and long-term disability coverage with optional buy-up
- 401(k) retirement plan with company match effective upon hire
- Vacation accrual of up to 80 hours per year, which increases up to 120 hours after your third anniversary
- Seven (7) Company observed paid holidays per calendar year and hours count towards the calculation of overtime!
- Up to three paid floating holidays per calendar year, amount determined by hire date
- Paid parental leave after 12 months of employment
- Tuition assistance and CDL scholarship options after 6 months of employment
- Career Development Opportunities
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As Fleet Safety Specialist you will be responsible for all safety-related aspects of driving and distribution at Airgas with all drivers who operate a vehicle for the company, with an emphasized focus on commercial fleet drivers and their activities. Your ultimate goal is to ensure an accident- and injury-free work environment through the development and implementation of policies and procedures, training programs (including but not limited to the driver mentor program), ongoing driver engagement initiatives, methods of accountability, and continuous improvement of fleet safety processes and outcomes. You will also assist with ensuring compliance with fleet- and distribution-related aspects and activities regulated by OSHA, FMCSA, CGA, DOT, DHS, EPA, and applicable Codes of Federal Regulations (CFRs).

In particular, you will:

  • Emphasize and demonstrate the Airgas accident- and injury-free culture.
  • Develop a driving culture that encourages "Good Catch" and "Potential Customer Delivery Site Risk" submittals, always performing "Get Out And Look" (GOAL) before backing, and immediate incident reporting.
  • Perform "Safety Engagements" and "OCRs" (Observe, Correct and Reinforce) and solicit feedback for program improvement.
  • Take ownership for the development, training, implementation and ongoing support of the Driver Mentor program in alignment with divisional objectives.
  • Regularly participate in driver safety meetings.
  • Assist with pre-employment interviewing, driver demonstrations, and evaluations.
  • Provide Smith System Training for employees that operate a vehicle for the company.
  • Train and coach new and existing drivers on use of fleet tools, equipment, processes, routing practices, safety practices, and other applicable aspects of fleet safety as needed.
  • Perform annual driver demonstrations with all drivers who operate a vehicle for the company; prepare reports of findings with recommendations for corrective action; follow-up observations with constructive coaching and retraining when deficiencies are observed.
  • Monitor and follow up on data from electronic safety systems and vehicle camera applications.
  • Administer road tests and truck inspection for commercial drivers, including checking for violations noted within the Electronic Logging device (ELD).
  • Perform audits of drivers, vehicles, and vehicle maintenance facilities.
  • Assist drivers with making deliveries, including material/cylinder handling during ride-alongs as appropriate during the course of scheduled ride-alongs.
  • Ensure locations maintain the proper vehicle maintenance, driver vehicle inspection and log file.
  • Lead driver-related accident and injury investigations and incident reviews with management.
  • Assist with DOT and HSE compliance audits.
  • Assist with various office and administrative duties, such as providing driver related safety training for monthly safety meetings, maintenance of safety records, regular reporting on fleet safety activities and outcomes to manager groups.
  • Create and present (virtually and in-person) fleet safety data/content to various audiences.
  • Drive commercial vehicles as needed for training, demonstration, and emergencies.


    Are you a MATCH?

    • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in industrial or occupational safety, or a similar discipline relevant to this position (preferred).
    • Certification in at least one (1) occupational safety-related program such as OSHA 30, OSHA 511, Associate Safety Professional (ASP), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Safety Trained Supervisor (STS), Certified Driver Trainer (CDT) or a similar certification relevant to this position required prior to employment OR able to attain such certification within 180 days of hire (required).
    • Minimum five (5) years of commercial/fleet driving experience preferred.
    • Minimum one (1) year Class A CDL with Hazmat, Airbrake, and Tank endorsements operating a commercial vehicle with a clean and safe driving record OR ability to earn Class A CDL with Hazmat, Airbrake, and Tank endorsements within 180 days of hire required. Maintenance of these certifications is required throughout the duration of employment in this position.
    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a safety-focused capacity OR previous safety leadership experience in a related industry preferred.
    • Must possess a valid drivers license, clean driving record, and appropriate level of auto insurance coverage. Must have reliable transportation and be able to work flexible hours at multiple facilities to meet management expectations.
    • Expected to travel up to 60% - 80% of the time including multi-day overnight travel throughout the NorPac region (Oregon, Washington, Alaska).
    • Intermediate skills operating a computer and using Google Platform is required.
    • Must possess knowledge and understanding of DOT, OSHA, FMCSA, & DHS rules, regulations, and training requirements.

      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

      We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.

      Please click here to view the EEO Know Your Rights poster and here to view the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination poster. Airgas, an Air Liquide Company invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company's written Affirmative Action Plan or Policy Statement. This plan or policy statement is available for inspection upon request by contacting Human Resources at 844-myHR4AG (844-694-7424).

      Airgas, an Air Liquide Company and its group of companies does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities and is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to the known disabilities of such individuals so as to ensure equal access to benefits and privileges of employment. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact us by phone at 844-myHR4AG (844-694-7424) or by email to .

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