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Fleet Diesel Mechanic


Caldwell, ID, US, 83607-9211

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.


This role may perform lead worker responsibilities in regard to maintenance shop and equipment which includes maintenance scheduling, parts purchasing, maintenance recordkeeping, co-worker training, shop area management, metal fabrication and specific mechanical skills. Reports and makes operational recommendations to Manager.

Key Responsibilities
  • Attends training sessions and safety meetings. May assist in safety meetings on shop related issues, responds to special projects and provides back-up when needed.
  • Performs varied responsibilities such as general equipment maintenance, welding and equipment fabrication stainless steel pipe fitting, engine overhauls (Cummins, Cat, gas engines, etc.), repairs to any rolling stock in fleet (gas or diesel) and maintenance and repairs to all applicators. 
  • Assists, trains and oversees co-workers helping with shop tasks and assignments. Purchases all shop supplies and parts to assure best price and availability.                                                       
  • Keeps maintenance records on all trucks and trailers so we are in compliance with DOT regulations. Responsible for housekeeping of shop area and also must respond to emergency breakdowns away from the Unit.
Typical Education
High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Relevant Experience
3+ years related experience and/or training
Required Certifications
Certified Diesel Mechanic

Job Requisition ID: 567

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS West Canyon Retail - 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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