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Truck Driver Kailua Kona Partners AB


Kailua Kona, HI, US, 96740-2664

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.


The purpose of this position is to operate company supplied commercial motor vehicles (tractors/trailer/straight trucks) to transport and deliver palletized fertilizer, chemicals, seed, limited HAZMAT classified products and other materials to customer locations. This postion does offer a $1000 sign on bonus and an additional $1000 retention bonus.

Key Responsibilities

Operates Class A/B tractor/trailer combinations/straight trucks, warehouse, and trailer mounted forklifts to transport hazardous materials to customer locations.

Loads and unloads truck according to company supplied BOLs, secures loads on trailer for safe transport.

Maintains DOT and DMV standards regarding transport and placarding of hazardous materials and non-hazardous.

Responsible for 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.

Miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, attending training sessions, providing back-up when needed, etc.

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Must possess a current, CDL/DOT certified (Class A) valid driver's license.

DMV Hazardous Endorsement is preferred but not required.

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 ft. trailer with piggy-backed forklift.

Must have demonstrated ability to drive a 10-speed manual transmission.

Forklift Certification is greatly preferred.



Required Certifications

Class A CDL with Hazmat 

Other Information

Job Requisition ID: 6906

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Location(s): STH Retail - Kailua Kona 

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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