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Class A CDL Driver/Applicator - Ballico SGS AB

Location: 

Ballico, CA, US, 95303-9756

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

Under general direction, performs a variety of job responsibilities which may include operation of a newer model application equipment, delivery of fertilizer and chemical products to customers, equipment and plant maintenance and fertilizer blending.

Key Responsibilities

  • Loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers
  • Performs varied responsibilities such as: equipment and plant maintenance including welding, pump and engine overhauls, painting, and general housekeeping responsibilities; loading and delivering fertilizer and chemicals to customers; operating equipment to blend fertilizer; monitoring product application by calculating amounts, calibrating equipment, controlling application rates, and cleaning and storing equipment after application process; receiving and unloading product and performing warehouse inventory and storage functions.                                                               
  • Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc. 
     

Disclaimer - The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • 2+ years related experience and/or training preferred
  • Agriculture/farming background preferred
  • Knowledge of the local geography/roads/farms a plus
  • Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation
  • Basic knowledge in the areas of mechanical, electrical welding and metal fabrication are a plus.  Includes, but not limited to: 
  • assist with equipment rebuilds
  • Ability to set-up and calibrate a variety of application/injection equipment
  • Ability to maintain maintenance records for equipment
  • Familiarity with GPS units
  • Attention to detail
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Bilingual a plus

Skills and Required Certifications

  • Valid Class A CDL License
  • CDL Endorsements: 
  • Hazardous (HM)
  • Double/Triple (D & T)
  • Tanker (TV)
  • Must have or be willing to obtain Qualified Applicator's Certificate (QAC)
  • Field Tractor Experience 
  • Must be able to wear a full face respirator
  • Must be able to learn and adhere to Hazardous Materials PPE
  • Must be able to life a minimum of 50lbs

Other Information

Relocation is not available for this position.

Job Requisition ID: 11034

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Retail - Ballico 

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

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