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Apprentice Service Technician

Location: 

Caldwell, ID, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

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.

Are you looking to begin an exciting career 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 mechanically inclined person to join us as an Apprentice Service Technician. Under the guidance of a seasoned service technician trainer, we will train you over the course of our nine-month program to assume the service technician role.

 

At AmeriGas, 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
  • Career Advancement
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

Job Summary:

The Apprentice Service Technician trains under the supervision of a Service Trainer, learning to install, maintain, and service all customer and company propane equipment in a safe manner while providing excellent customer service. The Apprentice Service Technician will learn to drive a service truck with a crane and boom attached, in order to deliver, install, and remove tanks of various sizes at customer locations. The Apprentice Service Tech will be trained to complete field repairs of tank valves and seals and to find and repair leaks at customer sites.

 

Education and Experience Required:

  • Mechanical aptitude, experience or training required
  • One to two years’ work experience preferred
  • Commercial Driver’s License is required, either upon hire or within the first nine months of employment

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Employment is contingent upon the completion and our evaluation of a drug-screening test and a criminal background check in accordance with company policies and applicable laws and regulations.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

  • Maintain service vehicle by reviewing maintenance record, perform pre- and post-trip inspections. Secure truck and equipment consistent with security policy
  • Consistently handles safety issues in a calm manner and uses knowledge of safety procedures to arrive at an effective resolution
  • Proactively identifies and reports safety concerns and violations at the plant or customer sites
  • Performs all daily functions in a safe manner by adhering to all federal and state codes and regulations, in addition to all AmeriGas Safety and Operations Policies and Procedures; utilizing all Personal Protective Equipment;
  • Deliver and pick up customer storage cages; repair storage cages as needed
  • Complete field repairs of tank valves and seals; finds and repairs leaks at customer sites
  • Drive a flatbed truck with a crane and boom attached to deliver, install, and remove tanks of various sizes at customer locations

 

 

  • Proactively follows up with co-workers and customers after service is complete to ensure all commitments have been met

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Installs and services customer and company installations by utilizing mechanical skills to examine equipment
  • Assist in the delivery of propane as required by location manager.
  • Maintains inventory controls and completing appropriate paperwork for all work completed.
  • Generates income for the location by accurately recording materials and labor utilized in service calls and installations
  • Communicates and distributes location specials and marketing programs to customers and promotes the use of additional propane gas appliances.
  • Promotes location growth by responding to direct sales inquiries from potential customers

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Must be resourceful and excel at problem resolution.
  • Must be service-oriented and sales minded.
  • Must be able to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Any state and local licenses required.
  • CETP training
  • DOT licensing; Must be able to obtain CDL with HazMat, tanker, and air brakes endorsement by the end of the program.

 

Education and Experience Required:

 

 

 

  • Mechanical aptitude, experience or training required

 

 

  • One to two years’ work experience preferred

• Commercial Driver’s License is required, either upon hire or within the first nine months of employment.

 

Working conditions:

 

 

 

  • Environmental conditions such as rain, mud, ice, snow, and uneven terrain may affect this job, as the employee spends most of the workday outdoors.

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.


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