Dry Ice Operator

As a dry ice operator, you fulfill a critical role within nexAir Carbonic’s operations. You’ll produce and package dry ice to provide nexAir’s customers with the reliable, high-quality products they rely on.

At nexAir, you’re covered.

Our benefits package is built for you and your family.

  • ​Competitive pay
  • Home daily
  • Comprehensive retirement plan
  • Full medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Substantial vacation and leave
  • Tuition reimbursement to further your education

Job Details


Specific Job Responsibilities:

Our dry ice operators are hardworking individuals who play an essential role in our productivity.  They are focused, determined individuals who take pride in their job responsibilities.

  • Loading and packaging dry ice daily in accordance with quality standards.
  • Operating a pallet jack or forklift to maneuver dry ice boxes as required to meet production needs.
  • Complying with all established safety and quality policies and procedures.
  • Completing clean-up functions including, but not limited to, sweeping, washing, painting, trash removal and pick-up.


At nexAir, our company culture centers around our fast-paced, positive work environment. We are seeking dry ice operators who are enthusiastic and ready to get to work. We are looking for:

  • A driven professional with a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) who can read and write
  • An eager candidate, preferably with at least one year of prior work experience in a production or manufacturing environment
  • A reliable team member with a stable employment record and good attendance
  • A hardworking employee who can understand and follow the direction of supportive supervisors
  • A safety-minded individual who respects the need to don personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hardhats, safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, and gloves
  • A dedicated team member who will do shift work and has the flexibility to work overtime as needed

While performing the essential duties of this job, dry ice operators are regularly required to stand and walk on concrete for an extended period, bend, use their hands and arms, and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Dry ice operators must be able to enter and exit a forklift and slide empty dry ice boxes weighing approximately 200 pounds. Our dry ice operator employees also occasionally work near moving mechanical parts and hazardous materials and are regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risks of electrical shock. These employees are regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.


  • Hourly, Non-Exempt Employee
  • Full-time




  • High School or better.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

I’ve been blessed to work for three generations of leaders with their own management styles. Each has served as a beacon to employees and improved the company in his own way. Over the years I’ve learned so much, been provided with so many opportunities for which I am sincerely grateful.


Vice President of Human Resources, Crosstown

All of the people I’ve met from the beginning to now feel like family, but it’s the customers who keep me going. Every morning I wake up thinking about my customers and how I can best meet their needs.

-Roosevelt “The Tank”

Route Driver, Huntsville

Since I started with the company, it has done nothing but grow and adapt to the world around it. From acquiring new businesses to merging with other companies, the diversity in service makes me confident nexAir is here to stay and will continue to grow.


Branch Operations Manager, Birmingham

I’m proud to work at nexAir because our co-workers and leadership come together to create a company that promotes growth and development. Everyone’s goal is to be successful, and there is no better feeling than one team, one dream.

-Farrel Thompson

Manager, McLean