Cylinder Delivery Driver (Kauai)

Hawaii Gas   Lihue, HI   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on June 12, 2022
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Cylinder Delivery Driver (Kauai)

Performs skilled tasks of average difficulty as a Cylinder Delivery Driver and Installer Helper following specific policies/procedures/methods in responding to written/verbal instructions. Performs as a Tank Truck Driver when required.

Performs all the duties of Cylinder Delivery Driver to include the following:
Picks up cylinder delivery invoices, determines daily delivery route, and loads required gas-filled cylinders from loading dock onto truck.
Performs pre-delivery trip check on truck following DOT, Company and /or department safety specification; fuels truck, checks truck to ascertain proper equipment are available and truck is in good operating condition.
Drives truck to customer premises, unloads cylinders using hydraulic tail gate and delivers cylinders with hand truck to installation site. Disconnects empty cylinders, reconnects filled cylinders, and tests connections with soap and water solution. Relights appliance pilot light and replaces leaking regulators as required.
Loads empty cylinders onto truck and returns to the recharging station receiving dock and unloads empty cylinders.
Retrieves cylinders as required or necessary.
Maintains and refills cylinder. Inspects cylinders for serviceability and checks for certification compliance; re-inspects and re-stamps cylinders in accordance with NFPA regulations where required
Assists higher grade crewmembers such as Leadman and Installer 1/C in any and all of his/her job duties such as:
The delivery, setting/relocation and installation of LPG tanks, cylinders and/or appliances including the piping from tank to riser; installs meters, valves and regulators. Utilizes leak­ detecting solution and gas detection or measurement equipment to ensure the integrity of the installation and system. The removal of LPG tanks and cylinders and plugging of gas lines following established procedures and/or processes.
The installation, maintenance, relocation, repair, replacement and/or termination of the gas mains and services distribution systems using manual tools of the trade including pick and shovel, and operating various equipment such as jack hammer, pavement breaker, mud gun, pneumatic or gas-powered tampers, drill gun, electric drill, etc. Inspects, checks, test pipe system with air or gas; reads/interprets pressure gauge to determine system is not leaking and is performing according to design.
General maintenance of tanks in the field including: Chipping rust and painting; removing covers; repairing or replacing fittings, regulators and meters; servicing valves, etc. Cuts/threads pipe using pipe cutter/threader machine and installs pipe and fittings.
Performs emergency response function as required such as trouble calls for tanks and performs emergency response function; effectuates emergency repairs and/or shuts-down gas supply when appropriate/necessary. Stands by at the site when necessary until properly relieved by appropriate personnel.
Provides and extends at all times a courteous and tactful demeanor when dealing with all customers or the public. May advise or instruct consumer in the proper and efficient operation of their appliances/equipment.
Maintains necessary truck supplies and equipment.
Performs clerical/administrative duties such as preparing reports, inputting data into the computer, etc.
Works in a safe and responsible manner. Complies with and where required enforces all safety rules, regulations and practices in effect and established/adopted by the Company. Cooperates in the fullest in the promotion of safety, safe work habits, and good housekeeping to include the reporting and rectifying, as qualified, any unsafe conditions or act. Maintains all EH&S training on a current basis.
Performs in other positions as required such as Tank Truck Driver, Installer etc.; receives appropriate higher grade in accordance with the C.B.A.


Required Education and/or Work Experience:

Completed all required Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal/State, OSHA Federal/State and NFPA courses or programs. Must maintain at least minimum passing scores per regulations, for all recurring Federal/State and NFPA courses or programs.
At least one year progressive and successful experience in the job duties described, based on normal progression.
Must be a safe and competent driver, cognizant of all traffic laws and have a clean traffic abstract.
Basic knowledge of pertinent codes, regulations, standards, and safety rules such as NFPA #58 and #59 and local plumbing code, in addition to standard practices and procedures.
Must have good working knowledge of departmental operating rules and procedures and be proficient in the proper use of the tools, materials, and equipment of the trade.
Requires a high degree of mechanical aptitude and a good safety record.
Ability to operate a computer with designated software programs.

Preferred Education and/or Work Experience:

Preferably a high school graduate with technical schooling.

Required Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation:

Must possess a valid Class B, CDL license with Hazardous Material endorsement, with no restrictions on air brakes or transmission type, and valid Medical Examiner's Certificate per 49 CFR 391.4 I through 391.49.

Working Conditions/Environment/Physical Demands:

Primarily outdoors in all types of weather and field conditions.
Degree to which exposed to gas fumes varies from light to an occasionally heavy concentration requiring the use of a gas respirator.
Required to work in confined spaces to include trenches, manholes, pits and vaults and at high elevations.
Subject to work on weekends, holidays and nights to include emergency call outs.
Good physical condition to perform the requirements of the job and maintain certification/qualification/license.
No back or serious eye limitation or restriction on respirator use.
Must not have acrophobia or claustrophobia. Must be medically classified as a good risk for heavy labor work; work generally involves moderate to heavy degree of physical effort.

We are proud to be an EEO/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled employer

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance testing

Qualified applications with criminal history will be considered for employment

Hawaii Gas

Lihue , HI