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Transportation Yard Support (Caldwell, ID) Trans FG

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 position assists in maintaining the upkeep of the Caldwell Simplot Transportation Terminal property and the Idaho Plant property.  This position also assists with hooking, unhooking, and driving diesel- or gas-powered trucks and trailers.

Key Responsibilities

This position works five days per week with daily on the job hours ranging from 8 – 10 hours, as needed to complete job assignments.

  • Shuttle trailers to the terminal or Boise for repairs
  • Bring trucks back to the terminal from the Plant; ensuring the trucks are weighed out, fueled, windows washed, and post trip conducted
  • Helps with snow removal/de-icing
  • Keeps the Terminal and Idaho Plant grounds free of trash and weeds
  • Cleans left over potatoes out of the trailers
  • Cleans inside of the bulk fuel storage
  • Stocks Caldwell VIR, log, and envelops
  • Keeps all fuel and DEF cabinets, hoses, and nozzles clean
  • Empties terminal and fuel island trash
  • Sweeps the fuel island and places oil waste in barrel
  • Responsible for refilling floor dry
  • Shuttles Truck Drivers to and from the Idaho Plant when needed
  • Back up labor for the Equipment Operator crew when short handed

Typical Education

One year over the road driving experience.  Driving school may substitute for 6 months of driving experience.

Relevant Experience

  • Must be at least 21 years of age, due to travel requirements for DOT
  • One year of over-the-road experience
  • Must accurately and timely complete company and DOT required forms

Required Certifications

Must have a valid Class A CDL with proper endorsements and a current DOT Physical

Other Information

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, bend over or stoop, crawl, and lift. The employee is occasionally required to sit in driver’s seat of truck while driving, as well as while waiting. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.  Must be able to hook up and unhook trucks and related lines to and from trailerThe employee is required to climb and balance while getting in and out of the truck and while hooking and unhooking lines to and from the trailer.  The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is in outside weather conditions during all-weather seasons of the year. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence and to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Job Requisition ID: 4545

Travel Required: Less than 10%

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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