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Semi Driver Burley SWS LL

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

Operates gasoline and/or diesel powered tractor/trailer combinations to transport agriculture products such as feed commodities and other materials in loose or packaged form. 

Key Responsibilities
  • Operates a tractor/trailer combination to transport agriculture products, feed commodities and livestock; drives local haul and/or long haul.
  • Completes pre- and post-trip inspections, checking for defects. Checks all equipment including lights, brakes, tires, etc. Replenishes fluids such as fuel, oil and water. Submits written report of all defects to the Trucking Manager. Maintains truck and trailer to include washing both.
  • Maintain a daily driver’s log in compliance with Company policy and DOT (Department of Transportation) regulations. Follows all regulations and laws, maintaining DOT and DMV standards with regards to safe transport.
  • Assists in loading and unloading of products with the ability to operate forklift and lift up to 50 pounds.
Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred; minimum of one year over-the-road driving experience and/or equivalent training from a certified driving school; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, road signs, maps, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write simple correspondence.

Relevant Experience
1+ years related experience and/or training
Required Certifications

Must possess and maintain a valid CDL/DOT Class A driver’s license, with all endorsements except buses. Must be able to pass DOT physical, both written and driving tests, and have a thorough knowledge of DOT driving regulations. Work days may include nights, weekends and holidays, depending on business need and delivery schedule.

Other Information

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to fumes, dirt and dust, or airborne particles and vibration. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job Requisition ID: 2497

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Location(s): SWS Retail - Burley 

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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