Ag Operator - Evergreen FS - Arrowsmith, IL

 

Evergreen FS is farmer-owned cooperative serving the needs of customers in McLean, Woodford, Livingston, Dewitt and Macon counties. Providing a full range of farm supplies and services including agronomy, seed, fertilizer, fuel, structures, custom turf, financing, marketing advice and products. Specializing in the production of corn and soybeans and operate several grain elevators as part of our operations. Evergreen FS offers a full line of energy products including gasoline, ethanol, biodiesel, diesel fuel, propane and lubricants to our customers at competitive prices. Evergreen FS is a member of the GROWMARK system.

 

 

Overview

 

Operates commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer fields. 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.

 

 

Key Responsiblities

 

Applies 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 

 

Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance

 

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. Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bills of lading, delivery slips, and invoices are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices. 

 

Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis. 

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Responsible for maintaining, repairing, rebuilding, and/or servicing location equipment, vehicles, and structures as needed

 

Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image

 

Collects/records soil sample information using proper procedures

 

May be required to assist in other departments of the company.

 

Follows Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply

 

Performs all other duties as assigned

 

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REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years of related work experience

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development

 

Must have or obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements, a satisfactory driving record and valid medical card.

 

Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, a Commercial Operators License and all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses for applying and working with chemicals. 

 

Responsible for renewing licenses or certifications as required and reporting status of licenses or certifications to the Location Manager.

 

Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant

 

Occasionally exposed or required to: 

  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Noisy conditions
  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards, requiring utilization of appropriate safety measures
  • May be required to work at varying heights
  • Lift 51 - 70 lbs.

 

Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position

 

Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply.

 

Evergreen FS, Inc strives to provide a Total Rewards package that delivers exceptional pay for exceptional performance, recognizes your dedication to our mission and helps us attract and retain the highest caliber of talent.  The cornerstone of our benefits package is the defined benefit pension plan along with a 401(k) plan, health and disability insurance, and other voluntary group benefit programs.

 

Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.  We are an equal opportunity employer.

Company
Growmark
Posted
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Arrowsmith, IL 61722, US