Utility Relief Driver – Little Falls

1st Shift | Full-Time| Little Falls


Are you looking for an opportunity to start something new or build your career somewhere rewarding? Then look no further! Central McGowan is now hiring Utility Relief Driver to join our team in Little Falls. Central McGowan is a leading, family-owned supplier of gases, supplies, equipment, service and more!


Our benefits include:

  • Competitive wages
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Annual Profit sharing
  • Paid Time Off (yes, even on your Birthday!)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Volunteer Time
  • Short term disability, term life, and ADD insurance
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Employee rewards and recognition events
  • Paid Training
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Endless career growth and opportunities

Position Overview

  • Shipping and receiving of hard goods, consumables, and cylinders from outside vendors as well as internal transfer of goods.
    • The transfer of products between St. Cloud and Little Falls Branches (in absence of a transfer driver).
    • The loading and unloading of cylinders and hard goods off the St. Cloud transfer truck.
    • Distribution and stocking of items from the St. Cloud transfer truck.
    • Maintenance of stocking levels and inventories in warehouse and in store.
    • Shipment and receipt of incoming freight, checking in merchandise, matching purchase orders to sales orders and distributing to appropriate department or warehouse space.
    • Cycle counting inventory and cylinders.
  • Serve as relief route driver for multiple routes
    • Use ACM handheld units.
  • Receipt of incoming merchandise from outside vendors
    • Helping unload incoming freight trucks.
    • Receipt and unloading of incoming materials and compare information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment. Once a packing list or shipping document is received it must be given to accounts payable.
    • Sort, count, package, label, insure, unpack, and/or log inventory which is received.
    • Verify that all incoming freight matches our purchase orders.
    • Stock warehouse inventory using our bin location system.
    • Be able to reads orders and locate products using our bin location system.
    • Inspect shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor and/or purchasing personnel.
    • Deliver items to requisitioning departments.
  • Fill Propane and Chemtane cylinders
    • Inspect, label, and maintain all propane cylinders to remain complaint.
    • Safely fill and operate fuel gas filling station.
  • Ship various products using multiple carriers
    • Be able to locate products and pull orders using our bin location system from delivery tickets.
    • Ensure that all orders are pulled correctly and communicate with sales personnel or purchasing if there are questions or discrepancies.
    • Make necessary changes to delivery tickets to ensure the customer will receive the exact shipment they are expecting.
    • Enter in orders and generate delivery tickets using our TIMS software that is turned in by route delivery drivers.


  • High School degree or equivalent, preferred.
  • CDL Class B license with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements, required (will sponsor to obtain as necessary).
  • 1-2 years of industry experience, preferred.
  • Forklift Certification, a plus.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50lbs consistently throughout the day.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Advanced computer skills, and proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Self-starter with good attitude and aptitude.
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize.
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work with a wide range of personnel, both internal and external.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving ability


Central McGowan is a Minnesota Based independent and family-owned distributor of welding and industrial equipment, gases, supplies, abrasives, safety equipment; beverage carbonation solutions and dry ice; and FANUC-authorized integrator of robotic and automation solutions. specialize in three areas: welding equipment and supplies, gases, and automation. Our liquid bulk gas fleet touches almost every corner of the state with nitrogen, argon, oxygen, helium, and carbon dioxide deliveries. We pride ourselves in being a full-service provider for bulk gas, high pressure cylinders, gas technologies, welding equipment, machines, supplies, safety equipment, abrasives, and consumables. We’re also among the few Minnesota distributors with the capability to help seamlessly integrate robotic technology and automation into businesses.

It’s been through the hard work and ingenuity of dedicated employees that we’ve grown our services and product offerings to where they are today.

If you are looking for an opportunity for future growth/advancement and to be part of a great team, this could be the opportunity for you!

EEOC Statement

Central McGowan is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.