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Ag Pilot (Fort Lupton, CO)


Boise, ID, US, 83702

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.


Fly specially equipped aircraft low over crops to spray pesticide and fertilizers onto growers fields.

Key Responsibilities

Pre-flight/Post-flight checks: Assure Airplane is airworthy.  All fluids are within operating limits.

Application: Maneuver airplane safely in all aspects related to Aerial application. Before/during/and after all applications are made.

Record Keeping: Keep Accurate application/maintenance/and personal records required by the FAA and the Dept of Ag(EPA)

Typical Education

Technical/vocational certificate or equivalent

Relevant Experience

One to three years

Required Certifications

FAA Commercial License 

FAA part 137 sign off

Commercial Applicator pesticide license 

Other Information

Knowledge of basic agronomy and Pesticides preffered

Job Requisition ID: 2898

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Global Grade 3 

Location(s): Ft. Lupton, CO

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.**

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian