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Dockworker - seasonal


Truckee, CA, 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.

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:

• Required federal, state and local licenses/permits/certifications for work being performed

• Knowledge of propane along with the safe operation in filling and storage operations

• Within first six months in the position, incumbent must meet training and certification requirements for the position

• Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, contractors, customers, and the general public

• 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:

• At least 21 years old with a valid CDL with HazMat and Air Brake endorsements

• Willingness to work outdoors in all weather and driving conditions

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.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove

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