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Equipment Operator Truck Driver (Night Shift)

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.


Supports plant by supplying transport services for materials such as waste, starch, batter, beer tankers, and fiber in a manner consistent with safety, quality and production goals.  Operates forklift, front end loader, dump truck, variety of trailers and Company vehicles including tractor/trailer combinations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain a valid Class A CDL and valid Medical Certificate
  • Ensures that equipment in assigned area of operations is monitored and properly maintained.
  • Ensures sanitation of equipment and work area during operations and proper cleaning during downtimes.
  • Utilizes computer and computer programs to communicate, document, and track shift information and ensures that all documents and reports are completed accurately in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensures self-compliance with Company policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Transportation, DOT/FMCSA, and Plant Policies.
  • Ensures that interaction with team members and other support groups is conducted in a participative style conducive with operational goals. 
  • Ensures there is no injury to self or others by following safe work practices (including Standard Operating Procedures) and policies.
  • Timely removal of rock and vegetative debris from Raw Receiving via dump truck.
  • Utilize forklift to ensure frozen totes are dumped, and hauled to pit.
  • Stage Company trucks in Raw Receiving Area to be unloaded as needed.
  • Shuttle unloaded Company trucks back to terminal, ensure they are fueled.
  • Pre-Load sludge trailers for L&L with a front end loader as needed.
  • Scale in and scale out loads as needed.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of input into computer system and retrieval of data to facilitate job duties.
  • Class A CDL
  • Current Medical Certificate
  • 1 year OTR driving with 100,000 logged miles OR 6 months driving experience in addition to satisfactory completion of an accredited driving program.
  • 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.

Other Information

  • Must be available to work weekends.
  • Must be available to work night shift (6pm-6am).
  • Able to work under general direction.
  • Able to troubleshoot and make necessary repairs.
  • Able to listen and communicate effectively.
  • Able to perform basic math (including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division).
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency in basic computer skills.  Experience with Microsoft Office Suite is preferred.

Job Requisition ID: 7012

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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