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Class A CDL Truck Driver

Location: 

Fullerton, CA, US, 92831-4904

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. We are 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

The purpose of this position is to operate vehicles (tractors/trailer/tankers) to transport and deliver fertilizer, chemicals, and other hazardous materials to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • May assist with recordkeeping related to warehouse/inventory responsibilities.
  • Unload turf, seed, and fertilizer product from commercial delivery trucks. Ensure proper storage and handling of products. Load company delivery trucks with customer products. Pulls parts from inventory by use of forklift, or other company equipment.
  • Additional Key Activities: Seasonally, long hours may be required.
  • Maintains DOT and DMV standards with regard to transport and placarding of hazardous materials and non-hazardous
  • Operates tractor/trailer combinations, and forklifts to transport hazardous materials to internal & external customers. This includes over-the-road driving to various locations.
  • Performs general maintenance on trucks which may include, but is not limited to, replenishing fuel, checking and replenishing oil levels, washing trucks, and taking trucks to the shop for scheduled service maintenance. 
  • Maintaining accurate and up-to-date driver's logs and inspection sheets.
  • Operates forklift for general loading and unloading of products using required safety procedures and safety equipment 100% of the time.

     

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

2+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

  • Forklift experience is required.
  • Must possess a current, CDL/DOT certified (Class A) valid driver's license.
  • DMV Hazardous Endorsement is Preferred
  • Three plus years related experience and/or training preferred.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage up to 12 ton loads on tandem axle 20 ft. bed with piggy-backed forklift or 20 ton loads on 42 trailer with piggy-backed forklift.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to drive a 10-speed manual transmission.
  • Knowledge of the local geography is preferred to assist in locating farms and fields. 
  • Ability to maintain maintenance records for equipment.
  • Ability to take on dispatching duties when necessary. 
  • Ability to lift 50lbs multiple times throughout the day.

Job Requisition ID: 4155 

Travel Required: None 

Location(s): STH Retail - Fullerton 

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.**

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.