Turf Operations Support (Class A CDL) Kapolei


Kapolei, HI, US, 96707-1720

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.


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

Key Responsibilities

   •    Maintains and operates company assigned vehicles according to DOT and DMV standards regarding safe transportation and placarding of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. 
•    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.  
•    Maintains accurate pre and post trip driver's logs and inspection sheets. 
•    Operates warehouse forklift, prepares product for delivery, securely loads product on the truck for delivery to customer locations using company required safety procedures at all times. May be asked to preform will call pickups as needed.
•    Responsible for offloading products at customer locations, while assisting customers with rotating products as needed. Exceptional customer service and professionalism always expected. 
•    When not driving will be expected to perform varied responsibilities including but not limited to: equipment and warehouse maintenance, general housekeeping, loading and offloading inbound and outbound shipments, cleaning and storing of products and equipment, inventory, and product rotation and storage.   
•    Other miscellaneous duties such as assisting with special projects, completing training, providing back-up when needed, etc.
Disclaimer - These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. 

Typical Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Relevant Experience

1+ years related experience and/or training

Other Information

•    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, 20-ton loads on 42 ft. trailer with piggy-backed forklift, and/or 48 ft. van trailers.
•    Must have demonstrated ability to drive a manual transmission.  
•    Forklift Certification is greatly preferred. 
•    Must have working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to the required license and certifications. 
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, road signs, maps, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
•    Ability to do basic math. 
•    Must be able to understand and carry out written and/or oral instructions/directions. 
•    Must be able to follow all applicable safety procedures. 
•    Work days may include nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on need and delivery schedule. 
•    Thorough knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) driving regulations. 

Job Requisition ID:  14017

Travel Required: None

Location(s): T&H Retail - Kapolei

Country: United States

Wage range or rate of pay: (INSERT)/HR 

The compensation offered to the successful applicant may vary based on factors including experience, skills, education, location, and other job-related reasons.

Attractive total rewards package that includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision coverage
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (where applicable)
  • Relocation Assistance Program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance (where applicable)
  • Benefits details available at simplotbenefits.com

**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.**