Linde to hold Jobs Fair for drivers in the Houston TX market

June 11, 2014

Houston TX-area truck drivers looking for an excellent paying job with great benefits are invited to attend a Jobs Fair, to be held by Linde North America, a member of The Linde Group, a world leading gases and engineering company.

The Jobs Fair will take place at the Springhill Suites, 5169 I-10 East Baytown TX (281-421-1200) on:

  • Friday,  June 20 – 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, June 21 – 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Hiring personnel, including distribution, safety, and training managers, will be on site conducting the interviews. Actual driver testing also will be performed at the site.

“We’re offering qualified drivers an opportunity to join a world-class company that offers premium pay with annual bonuses, a package of benefits that is the best in the industry, and a signing bonus of $2,000,” says Bruce Berthold, south region transportation manager for Linde. “Successful candidates will be delivering cryogenic liquids--oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and carbon dioxide--to customers in Houston and surrounding markets.”

Linde is building a state-of-the-art air separation unit (ASU) at the Houston Ship Channel with a transportation hub in Baytown that is part of a more than $200 million Linde investment that includes a gasification train, creating the world’s largest gas-based partial oxidation complex for the production of syngas products for petrochemicals. The ASU, the largest such Linde plant in the United States, will produce liquid oxygen, nitrogen, and argon for delivery to the rapidly growing market for industrial gases in the Houston Channel area. The liquid carbon dioxide will be delivered from the Linde plant in Bayport

Interested applicants should bring with them a Class A commercial driver’s license with hazmat and tanker endorsements, a valid medical card and, if possible, a recent motor vehicle report. Successful candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, at least three years verifiable driving experience, and be accident-free for at least three years.

“We’re encouraging ex-military personnel with equivalent credentials to apply,” Berthold says.