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Field Technician - Water Logic Services (Stockton, CA)

Location: 

Fresno, CA, US, 93720-1572

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

This role will partner with experienced Salespeople/Crop Advisors to support the sales effort and service activities and learn the Salesperson/Crop Advisor function. The trainee will participate in a personalized training program to develop competencies in selling appropriate product and supplies to industry customers, and to learn support operations through functions such as blending, delivery, equipment setup, and maintenance. Incumbents must complete the Sales Trainee program within a maximum of two full seasons. To be successfully promoted to a Salesperson/Crop Advisor (or other permanent position), the trainee must: - Successfully complete all aspects of the personalized training program - obtain, or be able to obtain within one year of Sales Trainee program completion, CCA/PCA certification (or relevant certification within trainee s chosen business path) - obtain all state required licensing upon completion of the Sales Trainee program - receive a PDP rating of 1, 2, or 3 during each rating period, with progress check meetings at least once quarterly - have at least one new customer obtained by him/herself to start a book of business - be open to relocation within an Area and/or within the company Placement in a permanent position, and the timing of such placement, is at management discretion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Complete equipment installation, repair and other work as assigned.
  • Chemical pump maintenance.
  • Field Service reports. 
  • Installation of pumps and water treatment for irrigation systems in a farm setting
  • Conduct preventative maintenance/repairs on chemical feed pumps. Maintain inventory of spare parts, tubing, lube oil for each pump.
  • Maintain effective two-way communication with the primary representative or their supervisor if they are not available, so that they are continually aware of all personal, business and training needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

  • Light welding knowledge
  • Must have irrigation experience in farm fields
  • Mechanical aptitude, familiarity with electrical and plumbing basics related to feed and control equipment
  • Must pass a background check and drug screen
  • Computer skills (iPad operation)

Required Certifications

  • Preferred - Class A driver license
  • HazMat license (preferred) or have the qualification to obtain

Other Information

 Health Care Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision) + OT & PTO (vacation time). 

Physical and Mental Requirements: 

  • Climbing, ascending, and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and industrial equipment using feet, legs, hands and arms. Reaching and extending hands and arms in any direction.
  • Standing and walking for sustained periods of time.
  • Pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, and stooping for sustained periods of time.
  • Using upper extremities to move objects and equipment with steady force.

Job Requisition ID: 7650

Travel Required: None

Location(s): SGS Office - Fresno 

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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