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Truck Driver Spreader (Atlanta, GA)

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Job Title: Truck Driver Spreader (Atlanta, GA)
Location: Alpharetta, GA, South United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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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 Truck Driver - Spreader position
available at our Partners facility in Atlanta, GA.


The purpose of this position is to operate a spreader vehicle and perform
customer fertilizer applications on customer properties. May need to operate
vehicles to transport and deliver fertilizer, chemicals, and other hazardous
materials to internal and external customers.

Perform customer fertilizer
applications on Customer properties using a state of the art Chandler or
other Spreader Truck.
Maintain Application Logs and
Inventory for every application and account.
Perform Monthly Calibration pan
testing and maintain records of said calibrations to ensure spreads are
accurate and calibrated as an ongoing part of quality control.
Provide printed As
Applied/GPS Maps and Fertilizer application records and specifics for
Simplot and customers records.
Must carry out business
relationships in a professional manner and represent Simplot and its brand
professionally in their conduct and uniform.
Communicate with customers on
the job to be performed as it relates to coordinating the spreads at their
specific property.
Perform work at warehouse
during time periods of slow spreading on the calendar.
Other duties to be assigned
based on business need and to be determined by Turf Operations Supervisor
(may included, but not limited to Inventory, organization, cleaning, Fed Ex
Shipping, delivery of orders, etc.).
Be cross-trained to perform
local and long distance deliveries to assist Turf Operations Supervisor
during times of busy and peak delivery time frames.
Must be able to spend the night
away from the home at times during spread season and also if on a long
delivery run.

High school diploma or general
education degree (GED)
Three plus years related
experience and/or training.
Must possess a current, CDL/DOT
certified (Class A) valid driver's license.
DMV Hazardous Endorsement is
Forklift Certification is
greatly preferred.
Must have working knowledge of
applicable laws and regulations related to the required license and
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 have demonstrated ability
to manage up to 12 ton loads on tandem axle 20 ft. bed with piggy-backed
forklift or 17 ton loads on 32 ft. trailer with piggy-backed forklift.
Must be willing 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.
No drug or alcohol convictions
within the last 60 months and no moving violations within a 3 year period.
No preventable incidents within
the previous 5-year period.

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**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an
Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive
consideration 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.**
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Job Post Date: 09/12/19
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