Dockworker

Published
October 15, 2020
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Are you looking for a position with a nationally known company and industry leader? AmeriGas Propane, the largest distributor of propane in the United States, is searching for an energetic and detail oriented person to join us as a Dock Worker.

At AmeriGas, our employees are the keys to our success and we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to excellent starting pay:

•    Exceptional medical, dental and prescription benefits
•    401(K) with company match
•    Generous bonus potential
•    Paid time off (including holidays)
•    Uniforms
•    Paid Training
•    Annual performance reviews and salary increases 
•    Propane discounts
•    Career advancement
•    Tuition reimbursement

Job Summary:
The Dockworker primarily works in the outside dock area of the AmeriGas facility.  The employee is responsible for unloading empty propane cylinders from the truck(s), carrying them inside the dock area to the refill station, and refilling the cylinders.  The filled cylinders are then moved back to the dock and reloaded onto the truck(s) for the next day’s delivery.  Other duties may include cylinder repair and maintenance, providing customer training on dispensing propane, and handling refills for walk-in customers.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Ability to climb steps/ladders, walk 1-5 miles and carry multiple propane cylinders weighing up to 75 lbs each
•    Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and climbing in and out of the truck

Education and Experience Required:
•    1 - 2 years’ work experience in manufacturing is preferred
•    High School Diploma or GED

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

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Are you looking for a position with a nationally known company and industry leader? AmeriGas Propane, the largest distributor of propane in the United States, is searching for an energetic and detail oriented person to join us as a Dock Worker.

At AmeriGas, our employees are the keys to our success and we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to excellent starting pay:

•    Exceptional medical, dental and prescription benefits
•    401(K) with company match
•    Generous bonus potential
•    Paid time off (including holidays)
•    Uniforms
•    Paid Training
•    Annual performance reviews and salary increases 
•    Propane discounts
•    Career advancement
•    Tuition reimbursement

Job Summary:
The Dockworker primarily works in the outside dock area of the AmeriGas facility.  The employee is responsible for unloading empty propane cylinders from the truck(s), carrying them inside the dock area to the refill station, and refilling the cylinders.  The filled cylinders are then moved back to the dock and reloaded onto the truck(s) for the next day’s delivery.  Other duties may include cylinder repair and maintenance, providing customer training on dispensing propane, and handling refills for walk-in customers.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Ability to climb steps/ladders, walk 1-5 miles and carry multiple propane cylinders weighing up to 75 lbs each
•    Lifting, pushing, pulling, bending and climbing in and out of the truck

Education and Experience Required:
•    1 - 2 years’ work experience in manufacturing is preferred
•    High School Diploma or GED

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.

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