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Production Operator 1 (Loader/Cyl Mtn/Cyl Repair)

Production Operator 1 (Loader/Cyl Mtn/Cyl Repair)

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Visually inspects and performs general maintenance on cylinder inventory.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Examines returned cylinders for surface defects such as dents, cracks and burns and move cylinders to designated work area, with the use of a cylinder cart.
  • Removes labels from cylinders and applies paint as needed.
  • Compares pressure reading with specifications and segregates cylinders that exceed prescribed expansion limits.
  • Removes valves from cylinders using wrench or valve-removal equipment after ensuring it is safe to de-pressurize the cylinder.  Maintains a system to ensure the valve is replaced on the cylinder it came from as well as screens/filters as appropriate.
  • Works safely and meets the requirements of all safety procedures and rules as prescribed by State, Federal, and the Company.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:   High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures or government regulations.  Ability to write reports and record data in readable fashion.  Ability to effectively present information and to respond to questions.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None required but must be able to pass training based on 100% testing.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The associate is frequently required to talk, hear, taste and smell.  The associate is occasionally required to walk, stoop, crouch and kneel.  The associate must regularly lift and/or move more than 125 pounds with the aid of material handling equipment.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision and the ability to adjust focus.  Must be able to hold steel stamps and strike them with a hammer with force necessary to permanently mark cylinders in the prescribed DOT format.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to wet conditions and moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and promotes a Drug Free Work Environment

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Other
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 9228
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Production Operator 1 (Loader/Cyl Mtn/Cyl Repair)


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