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Equip Operator Truck Driver Caldwell Trans FG

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are 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. 


This position provides transport services for materials such as waste, starch, and batter; shuttles frozen trailers, and provides a variety of support dependent on Idaho plant Campus and Transportation needs. A full understanding of equipment operation, trucks, our business, and strong critical thinking skills are necessary.


Base Schedule: Day 6:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., Night 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Employees will typically work 2 on, 2 off, 3 on, 3 off, having every other weekend off. Schedule may vary based on training/coverage needs.

Key Responsibilities



  •  Ensures that equipment in assigned area of operations is monitored and properly maintained.
  •  Ensures sanitation and proper cleaning of equipment and work area.
  •  Monitors waste such as potato byproduct, dirt, rocks and vine.
  •  Ensures self-compliance with Company policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Transportation, DOT/FMCSA, and Plant Policies.
  •  Maintains necessary level of communication with team members and other support groups and ensures that interaction is conducted in a participative style conducive with operational goals.
  •  Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices and policies.
  •  Utilizes paper, computer and computer programs to communicate, document, and track information and ensures that all documents and reports are completed accurately in a timely and efficient manner.
  •  May assist with training other personnel.
  •  Ensures that additional accountabilities required by management are handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.


Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training



  • Valid CDL Class A license and valid Med Cert.
  • • Lift truck license or the ability to obtain.
  • • Experience with a front end loader and dump truck.
  • • Ability to operate small equipment and tools to maintain plant operations.
  • • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and regularly bend over.
  • • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • • Ability to interact well with employees throughout the organization as well as internal customers in a professional manner.
  • • Working knowledge of input into computer systems to facilitate job duties.
  • • The ability to notice, resolve, and/or repair routine or serious problems, understanding of when to report issues to others as necessary.
  • • Must be willing to accept a wide variety of job assignments and work under general direction in a fast paced environment.

Job Requisition ID: 1578 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): FG Transportation - Caldwell 

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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