Applicator I – NEW CENTURY FS – LaPorte City, IA
New Century FS is a full-service agriculture and energy supplier dedicated to providing high quality products and services for the purpose of improving customer profitability. Headquartered in Grinnell, Iowa with branches in 9 counties; New Century FS provides agronomic services, fuel and lubricant services and precision farming applications. New Century FS is part of the GROWMARK System, a regional agricultural cooperative serving more than 250,000 customers across North America.PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENTOperates commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer field. In addition, operates and maintains single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment. Performs all job functions in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONSApplies crop production inputs to fields and growing crops according to recommended rates, procedures, and following all pesticide labels. Records application data according to regulations and standards. Sets up material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for blending and delivery of products. Blends products according to recommended rates and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment to meet company and DOT standards Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes. Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or railcars. Ensures products are evenly balanced and distributed on trucks/trailers and proper axle weights are met. Responsible for the inventory control and turns in application records on a daily basis. Assures all product is accounted for with either an invoice or delivery ticket. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONSResponsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed Collects/records soil sApply for this job.