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Irrigator 1 ZX Ranch LL

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

Assists in the general operation of a large scale alfalfa farm through maintenance and repair of irrigation pivots and related farming equipment, and

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair pivot irrigation systems to ensure adequate irrigation for crops. Assist in irrigation operations when necessary by digging corrugates, repairing and transporting irrigation equipment, and assisting with other tasks as needed.

Assist in operating farm equipment to perform farming functions including discing, plowing, ripping, planting, spraying, and cultivating in order to prepare soil and plant crops according to schedules.

Assist in maintaining the farm's physical property which may include building and/or repairing fences, spraying and/or burning ditch banks for weed control, and building and/or repairing related farm buildings.

Performs a variety of maintenance tasks during the winter months to ensure smooth operation of the farm.

QUALIFICATIONS  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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Prior related experience pivot irrigation systems and general farming operations

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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 stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, and climb ladders to work at varying heights. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally 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 in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Requisition ID: 11996

Travel Required: None

Pay Grade: Step and Grade 

Location(s): L&L ZX Ranch - Paisley 

Country: United States

 

$16.51/hr, Plus annual incentive plan eligibility

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
  • Paid Family Building Leave
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance program (where applicable)
  • Education Assistance
  • 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.**


Nearest Major Market: Medford