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Semi Driver (Caldwell, ID)

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 and feed commodities in regional delivery area.

• Assists in loading and unloading of products with the ability to operate forklift and lift up to 50 pounds.

• 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. 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.

Education and/or Experience

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.

Requirements

Must possess and maintain a valid CDL/DOT Class A driver’s license, with all endorsements except buses.

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.

Distinguishing Features

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.

Work Environment

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: 4711

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SWS 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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