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Airgas, Inc

Safety and Compliance Specialist (NOLA)

Airgas, Inc - Ventura, CA

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Airgas, an Air Liquide company is Now HiringSafety and Compliance Specialist for San Luis Obispo, Kern, Ventura and Northern Los Angeles CountiesAre Safety, Ethics and Excellent Customer Service important to you?

Are you intrigued by supporting customers and growing sales with commercial and research labs, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and also manufacturing and aerospace companies?

Are you ready to be part of a passionate and hard-working team eager to drive our business forward?

Discover an exciting Career with Airgas as our Safety and Compliance Specialist!

As the leading U.S. distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and hardgoods, Airgas has a focus on quality products—but we recognize that it's the quality of our people that makes our success possible. With more than 17,000 associates working in approximately 1,100 locations—branches, retail stores, gas fill plants, specialty labs, gas production facilities and distribution centers—chances are, there is a career at Airgas custom fit for you.  Bring your competitive drive to Airgas and ability to work in a fast-paced, results oriented environment!


Safety and Compliance Specialist ensures company compliance with environmental

reporting and occupational safety by performing regular safety audits, new hire

safety orientation, training and inspections of machinery, equipment and

general working conditions.  The incumbent will assist in Company

investigation(s) and follow-up(s) relative to vehicle accidents and employee

injuries, property damage, near miss incidents and customer incidents involving


all associates are in compliance with local, state and federal Occupational

Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules.Routinely

inspecting and/or tour Company facilities to detect existing or potential

health and safety hazards, and recommends corrective or preventive measures

where indicated; performs periodic internal safety audits and assures that the

results of these reviews are made available to the Director of Safety.Performing periodic safety, environmental, and other regulatory

audits; prepares reports of findings with recommendations for corrective

action.Assess and recommend controls to environmental aspects and

impacts.Organize, file, and maintain large amounts of compliance related

documentation and records.Participate on the Airgas AERO Team (responding to emergency

situations as a HazMat Technician); must be certified or able to get a

certification to wear Level “A” chemical suit and Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

(SCBA).Able to evaluate unsafe situations, conditions and behaviors of

others during ride-a-longs, safety observations and site visits.Document and track observations and other tasks and activities to


from site to site within assigned area (or others as needed) to conduct

facility environmental and safety audits including but not limited to noise

level testing, toxic fumes, OSHA and NFPA regulations and other safety hazards

and violations.Reports

findings and suggests corrections for any safety violations found.Monitors

and assigns corrective actions for good catches and observations in assigned


incidents for root cause(s) and propose preventive/corrective measures.Demonstrates

proper use of safety equipment.Review

and confirm/update of all licenses and permit information.Review

training files for all associates.Maintain

the Intelex (software reporting/tracking system) data base for training,

incident and injury reporting, testing, auditing and inspections.Assist

and review training and mentoring of all new hires on Airgas safety policies

and procedures as well as any government required regulations.Other

duties and responsibilities may be assigned.','!*!SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE

WILL:Minimum 2 years experience managing mandatory reports and regulations with the following agencies required:  DOT, EPA, CUPA, CERS, AQMD, SWPPP, FDA, DTSCBe

committed to safety and team excellence.Be

personable, professional, responsive, and bring value to the customer’s


at least an Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year College or

technical school with emphasis on Safety or at least 3 years of related work

experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and


successful at building and maintaining strong customer service relationships.Exercise

strong communication skills both verbal and written.Be

willing to travel throughout their assigned areas with occasional overnight


able to work individually and in team environments.Ability

to learn and adapt to new technologies and equipment.PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 


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. Employee

must have the ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as

Safety Shoes (with metatarsal guards), Safety Glasses, Hard Hat, and other PPE

as required/when needed.Able

to stoop and bend during site visits.Able

to frequently and actively listen and exchange information.Employee

will be required to observe and assess information received via computer.Requires

use of computer, telephone and operation of a motor vehicle (able to drive long

distances as needed).Employee

will frequently be required to transverse through office and/or manufacturing

locations.Must be able to observe and

inspect production equipment.Ability to routinely lift & move up 25 – 40 lbs. up to 10 feet

away. May

occasionally be required to lift and move over 60 lbs. with assistance.While

performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand,

walk, sit, and talk or hear.The

employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach

with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.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.Must have reliable, appropriate transportation (Must maintain a

valid driver license).While

performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving

mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals,

outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.Job

requires visitation to various Airgas and customer sites, which have varying

environments/conditions, layouts, and accessibility.  Including but not limited to unpaved and

uneven surfaces, hot/cold temperatures/climates and varying noise levels.Frequent regional travel.Occasional overnight travel.Airgas offers a full benefits package includes:Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick, Paid Holidays, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, an Employee Stock Purchase Program, Tuition Reimbursement and much more...

What do our Team Members have to say?

“Great place to work with great growth potential” - Director, Atlanta

“Opportunity to advance and a great safety program” - Driver, Cheshire

“Fun people to work with and flexible management” - Sales Specialist

Airgas will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.EOE AA M/F/Vet/DisabilityQualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.','Safety & Health','Regular','United States-California-Ventura-93001','United States-California-Burbank-91505, United States-California-Bakersfield-93308, United States-California-San Luis Obispo-93401, United States-California-Glendale-91203, United States-California-Ventura-93003','Full-time','Aug 28, 2017','Safety and Compliance Specialist (NOLA)']);


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Location: Ventura, CA

Company Profile:
Airgas, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies industrial, medical and specialty gases, and hardgoods. The company operates through two business segments, Distribution and All Other Operations. The Distribution segment offers industrial, medical, and specialty gases, as well as hardgoods, such as welding equipment and related products. It offers atmospheric gases including nitrogen, oxygen, and argon; helium; hydrogen; welding and fuel gases, such as acetylene, propylene, and propane; carbon dioxide; nitrous oxide; various gases; special application blends; and process chemicals. This segment also rents gas cylinders, cryogenic liquid containers, bulk storage tanks, tube trailers, and welding-related and other equipment. The All Other Operations segment produces carbon dioxide, dry ice, and nitrous oxide; distributes refrigerants, anhydrous and aqua ammonia, and process chemicals; and provides technical and refrigerant reclamation services. Airgas, Inc. also produces atmospheric gases and supplies safety products. The company markets its products and services through various sales channels, including branch-based sales representatives, retail stores, strategic customer account programs, telesales, catalogs, eBusiness, and independent distributors. It serves various industries, including manufacturing and metal fabrication; non-residential construction; life sciences and healthcare; food, beverage and retail; energy and chemical production and distribution; basic materials and services; and government and other industries. The company has operations in the United States, and Canada, as well as Mexico, Russia, Dubai, and European countries. Airgas, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania.