Operations Support 1 (Guadalupe, CA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our Simplot Growers Solutions facility in Guadalupe, CA.
SUMMARYThis position consist of driving field to field applying chemicals and fertilizers via tractor, reading product labels and following delivery tickets (recommendations). Spraying jobs consist of 12 row, 4 row, and banding/line spray. RESPONSIBILITIES Operates all spray equipment Able to drive spray tractor and calibrate equipment Operates computers on equipment Requires mixing, loading, and application of pesticides/fertilizers Performs daily vehicle inspections QAC may be required Handle and delivers bulk and packaged chemicals as needed Clean and maintain application equipment Assists mechanic as needed Maintain application/spray records Perform other duties as assigned in other departments if needed Training Provided: Chemical mixing and loading Operation of application equipmentREQUIREMENTSBasic Qualifications: (required) Must meet minimum age requirement (21 for Hazardous Endorsement) High school diploma or GED CDL Class A with Hazmat and Tanker Endorsements Able to lift/carry up to 75lbs Must pass pre-employment drug screen Must meet DOT and Company requirements Able to read, write, and communicate in English Able to work additional hours to meet business demands, nights and weekend shifts a mustPreferred Qualifications: (desired) QAC Qualified Applicator Certificate Chemical application education Previous application experience Farming backgroundOther information:One plus years related experience. Knowledge of basic farm equipment and operation. Skills: Ability to do a variety of tasks in succession, i.e., blending products together, loading a truck, and driving the truck to a farm. Licenses: Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with endorsement to drive a ten-wheeler on the highway; generally referred to as a Class A. 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.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.Hourly Pay:
Hourly rate based on experienceQuarterly acre bonus Full benefits HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID# 6475External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 6475Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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