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Airgas Usa LLC Plant Operator Technician II in Pueblo, Colorado

Airgas is the nation’s largest distributor of packaged atmospheric gases for use in medical, industrial and specialty applications and is part of Air Liquide, the world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health.

*Generous benefit package: *

Benefits start after 30 days!

Medical, dental, vision, paid holiday and vacation time, 401(k), life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, employee assistance program and employee discounts.

We provide opportunities for personal and professional growth and we'll support your educational and career goals with our generous tuition reimbursement program.


Fills high pressure cylinders (Industrial, Medical and Mixes) following compression temperature / pressure method.


Operate and safely maintain equipment for pumping or repackaging gases into cylinders.

Perform all required pre-fill and post-fill inspections and tests before cylinders are released.

Ensure cylinders are adequately maintained – cylinders requiring maintenance or repair are removed from service until corrected.

Regularly inspect and maintain pumping apparatus and associated pressure gages and monitoring devices.

Fill cylinders or containers to proper pressure or weight, whichever is appropriate.

Ensure cylinder filling records are accurately maintained and that all required procedures are followed in order to comply with local, state and federal regulations.

Ensure any accident or injury is promptly reported to management.

Conduct periodic checks of plant for safe and efficient operation.

Operate a forklift, pallet jack and other warehouse equipment.

Maintain neat, clean and orderly plant appearance

Perform mathematical calculations

Assist with loading and unloading trucks and/or trailers when required

Assist with inventory, general housekeeping, and help customers when necessary.

Pay range:$15.00 - $16.00 hourly

Incentive pay:This position is eligible for incentive compensation in the following program: quarterly bonus program

*Employee benefits: *As an Airgas associate, you will have access to a wide array of benefit plans and programs designed to encourage the well-being of you and your family. Benefits include: • Medical coverage, Health Savings Account (if you elect the Bronze HSA plan) • Dental coverage • Vision coverage • Participation in the Healthcare and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts • Short-term and Long-term Disability • Life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance • Voluntary hospital indemnity, critical illness and personal accident insurance • Discounted auto, home and personal property coverage through MetLife • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) • Pre-tax commuter transportation benefit • Tuition Assistance • 401(k) Plan (including a company match contribution after your first year of employment) • Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, jury duty and funeral/bereavement leave.


Ability to perform very heavy work – routinely lifts 25 – 75 lbs, and occasionally lifts 76 to greater than 100 lbs.

Ability to perform work during prolonged standing up to 8 hours; frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, feeling and repetitive motion also required.

Ability to perform work during occasional climbing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling and finger activities.

Ability to read and comprehend Safety Data Sheets (SDS).

Must be able to safely drive a forklift.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work during prolonged standing, frequent bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, grasping, and feeling.

The employee is required to reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

The employee must be able to routinely lift and / or move 25 – 75 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 76 – 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally work at customer sites and may be exposed to mechanical office machine parts, adverse conditions or weather.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

The employee must be able to operate in a drug-free workplace.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Job: *Operations

Title: Plant Operator Technician II

Location: Colorado-Pueblo-81001

Requisition ID: 30306