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Praxair, Inc. Class 3 Driver (Full Time) - New Glasgow, NS in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

Class 3 Driver (Full Time) - New Glasgow, NS


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Praxair Canada a subsidiary of Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 300 company with 2016 sales of $11billion, a leading industrial gas company in North and South America and one ofthe largestworldwide. The company produces, sells and distributes atmospheric,process and specialtygases. Praxair products,servicesand technologies are making our planet more productive bybringing efficiency and environmental benefits to a wide variety of industries,including,chemicals,food andbeverage,healthcare, manufacturing, primary metals and many others.

At Praxair you’lljoin 27,000 talented and diverse people in more than 50 countries, working tomake a difference in the world and make our company successful. Our people workon challenging and meaningful projects and are trusted to take onresponsibility early in their careers. Their contributions are valuable to ourcompany, our customers, our communities and our shareholders. Explore our siteand learn how your talent can make an impact at


Praxair Canada Inc. is currentlyrecruiting for a Delivery Driver (Class 3) for its Package Gases business. Thisposition is in New Glasgow, NS.

As a Driver you will beresponsible for the delivery of high-pressure cylinders, liquid containers,etc. to customer locations. In addition, you will also:

  • Load and unload cylinders, count and record quantities and styles of product to ensure actual load complies with shipping documents

  • Manage cylinder distribution route

  • Check and placard vehicle according to Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) regulations 

  • Follow operating and safety procedures while completing the assigned tasks 

  • Complete shipping orders and related paperwork 

  • Complete trip reports, fuel tickets and other necessary reports 

  • Conduct pre and post trip inspections noting and explaining defects or deficiencies to supervisor 

  • Identify need for repairs and/or maintenance to vehicles and is accountable to ensure the maintenance or repairs are conducted with a minimum of disruption to the operation.



You will bring with you to thisposition:

  • Minimum 2 years of Class 3 driving experience 

  • Valid, incident free, applicable provincial Driver's License with air brake endorsement

  • Ability to manipulate a variety of cylinder sizes and weights as required

  • Able tomanage cylinder distribution route 

Assets :  

  • Knowledge of compressed gases and safe handling 

  • Mechanical aptitude 

  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) and Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) training 

We offer a competitivesalary, a comprehensive flex-benefits plan, a pension plan, tuitionreimbursement, employee discounts and much more!

Praxair has an extensivebackground check process which includes a criminal background review,pre-employment medical, driver’s license and abstract review, and may alsoinclude reference checks, employment and education verification as well asothers.

Praxair Canada Inc. iscommitted to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visibleminorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from thesegroups are encouraged to apply.

Praxair Canada Inc. iscommitted to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicantsrequiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process areencouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.We will work with you to meet your needs.

Job Operations

Primary Location Nova Scotia-New Glasgow

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 20000709