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Equipment Operator 1 Grandview Feedlot LL a

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 operates heavy equipment and related implements to accomplish various assigned farming and/or construction tasks by performing the following duties.

Key Responsibilities

Operates equipment such as Tractors, bulldozers, loaders, and dump trucks to perform maintenance and/or construction projects and to level and bed livestock pens during winter months; assists in loading and removing manure to keep pens clean.

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisors.

Performs light maintenance on equipment such as replenishing fuel, checking oil levels, ensures equipment is properly greased and that equipment is serviced in a timely manner by mechanics.

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 regularly required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception.

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 regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Typical Education
Relevant Experience

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to employees and managers of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate basic mathematical problems.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Work may be performed in pens with animals present. Some experience working around livestock is highly desired.

Required Certifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be a licensed driver of single axle vehicles.

A minimum of one to three months experience operating equipment is required; further on the job training will be provided.

Other Information

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to employees and managers of the organization. Demonstrated ability in the operation of various pieces of heavy construction equipment and specialized farm equipment. Ability to properly mix and apply agricultural chemicals and fertilizers. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Job Requisition ID: 2570

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Simplot Livestock Co Feedlot - Grand View 

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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