Odorant Delivery Driver Job - #741135

Arkema


Date: 01/15/2022 09:30 AM

City: Pineville, Louisiana

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

SITUATION IN ORGANIZATION:


This position reports to the Logistics Manager and has no direct reports.



JOB DIMENSIONS:


The Odorants Delivery Technician is responsible for the safe Delivery and transportation of Light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/Propane) in tank trucks or other DOT approved containers. Additionally, the Odorants Delivery Technician is self-direction responsible for to meet all regulatory requirements and safety during transportation and delivery of Light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/Propane) to customers across North America, using Odor Tech’s Mini Bulk trucks, bulk equipment and associated equipment. The Odorants Delivery Technician will be required to make decisions regarding the operation of and or connection to Odor Tech’s delivery and/or yard equipment in the absence of direct supervision.



KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


75% driving cross country, 25% technician.

  • Meeting Training requirements for the position of Delivery Technician. Directly supervised activity (5%)
  • Loading: vessels for delivery of light Mercaptans in assistance with Facility Operators. Directly supervised activity (1%)
  • Customer Relations: contact prior to transport to ensure proper scheduling and safe access to the customer site can be gained. Self-Directed activity (10%)
  • Prepare trucks for delivery schedules and ensure all equipment meets DOT guidelines and regulations. Self-Directed activity (5%)
  • Transport light Mercaptans to Customers’ sites according to DOT regulations and Arkema standards. Self-Directed activity (60%)
  • Deliveries of light Mercaptans. Self-Directed activity (5%)
  • Complete paperwork for expenses and deliveries. Self-Directed activity (7.5%)
  • Participate in driver meetings and discussions. Directly supervised activity (1.5%)



CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT:


Driver/Technician will interact with:

  • Facility Operators at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Management at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Office personnel at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Marketing Manager (Internal)
  • Customer Purchasing agents (External)
  • Customer’s field personnel (External)
  • State and local Authorities (External)
  • Public Residents throughout the delivery process (External)
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents



REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and background check
  • Previous experience or training in the petrochemical industry performing similar work
  • Current Louisiana CDL license in good standing
  • Hazmat endorsement
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Long distance driving
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to perform in a self-directed environment



DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES:

  • Maintenance of DOT log books
  • Weekly expense reports
  • Delivery reports to customer service and customers
  • Other paperwork as associated to the delivery process
  • Mechanical activities pertaining to deliveries, scheduling and maintaining records for Odor-Tech logistics equipment
  • Keeping training records up to date
  • Maintaining license and certificates for eligibility to perform delivery tasks
  • Building Customer relationships for Customer’s local technicians


SITUATION IN ORGANIZATION:


This position reports to the Logistics Manager and has no direct reports.


JOB DIMENSIONS:


The Odorants Sr. Delivery Technician is responsible for the safe Delivery and transportation of Light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/Propane) in tank trucks or other DOT approved containers. Additionally, the Odorants Delivery Technician is self-direction responsible for to meet all regulatory requirements and safety during transportation and delivery of Light Mercaptans (odorants for natural gas/Propane) to customers across North America, using Odor Tech’s Mini Bulk trucks, bulk equipment and associated equipment. The Odorants Delivery Technician will be required to make decisions regarding the operation of and or connection to Odor Tech’s delivery and/or yard equipment in the absence of direct supervision.


KEY ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


75% driving cross country, 25% technician.

  • Meeting Training requirements for the position of Delivery Technician. Directly supervised activity (5%)
  • Maintain qualification to perform yard duties, and execute as necessary, including: filling, transfer and loading of cylinders; emergency shutdown, golf-cart use, operational and portable flaring procedures; sample packaging & shipping; purchasing of materials & resources as needed. Responsible for more technically complicated delivery jobs
  • Responsible for performing Odorflex jobs as needed
  • Will serve as backup to the Logistic Manager as needed
  • Loading: vessels for delivery of light Mercaptans in assistance with Facility Operators. Directly supervised activity (1%)
  • Stay up to date on current Motor Carriers Safety training
  • Serve as SME on Bulk Trailer Contractor training
  • Customer Relations: contact prior to transport to ensure proper scheduling and safe access to the customer site can be gained. Self-Directed activity (10%)
  • Provide training and mentoring to new junior Delivery Driver Technicians
  • Prepare trucks for delivery schedules and ensure all equipment meets DOT guidelines and regulations. Self-Directed activity (5%)
  • Must maintain all Driver certifications in addition to obtaining Operator certifications
  • Transport light Mercaptans to Customers’ sites according to DOT regulations and Arkema standards. Self-Directed activity (60%)
  • Deliveries of light Mercaptans. Self-Directed activity (5%)
  • Complete paperwork for expenses and deliveries. Self-Directed activity (7.5%)
  • Participate in driver meetings and discussions. Directly supervised activity (1.5%)


CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT:


Driver/Technician will interact with:

  • Facility Operators at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Management at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Office personnel at Pineville facility (Internal)
  • Marketing Manager (Internal)
  • Customer Purchasing agents (External)
  • Customer’s field personnel (External)
  • State and local Authorities (External)
  • Public Residents throughout the delivery process (External)
  • Supports the site HES policy and complies with all regulatory and internal requirements
  • Participates in HES activities provided by site management and Arkema Inc. (e.g., Behavioral Base Safety, SafeStart, etc.)
  • Supports and promotes the reporting of all health, safety, environmental, near-miss, accident or injury incidents



    REQUIRED EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS/WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Passing of a pre-employment physical and background check
  • 5+ years of previous experience in the petrochemical industry performing similar work
  • Current Louisiana CDL license in good standing
  • Hazmat endorsement
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Qualified to perform yard duties
  • Long distance driving
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness and ability to perform in a self-directed environment



    DEMONSTRATED COMPETENCIES:
  • Knowledge and ability to maintain DOT log books
  • Effective communication & leadership skills
  • Understanding of weekly expense report process
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Experience preparing delivery reports to customer service and customers
  • Thorough understanding of all paperwork requirements associated to the delivery process
  • Knowledge and experience with mechanical activities pertaining to deliveries, scheduling and maintaining records for Odor-Tech logistics equipment
  • Keeping training records up to date
  • Maintaining license and certificates for eligibility to perform delivery tasks
  • Building Customer relationships for Customer’s local technicians



A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €8.8 billion ($10.4 billion USD) in 2018, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 55 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation.


Arkema Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arkema Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence.

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