Custom Applicator

$18.00 - $23.00 hourly
  • Agricruit
  • Olney, IL, USA
  • Apr 13, 2024
Full-time Agronomy

Job Description


Assist in the performance of essential daily plant operations and duties including:

Essential Job Functions:

- Assist in the operations of the plant including facilities, and service to patrons as well as assisting with bookkeeping transactions include billing, monthly inventory, and all monthly reporting necessary for the operation of the plant.
- Must be willing to assist Crops, Petroleum and LP in marketing activities as needed
- Must have knowledge of Agvance or be prepared to learn proper operation of the software
- Must have proper communications skills for interaction with patrons and fellow employees
    - Apply crop production inputs, both liquid and dry materials, to fields and growing crops according       to recommended rates and procedures, communicating crop and field conditions
    - Assist in field scouting as needed and directed by Location Manager and/or Crops Specialist    
- Assist with material handling, blending, storage, transport and application equipment for accurate and efficient blending and delivery of products.
- Must be willing to work in all departments as needed (Crops, structures, petroleum, and LP maintenance) 
    - Repairs and rebuilds equipment as needed.
    - Maintains all equipment and facilities for safe and efficient operation.
    - Follows all safety practices and procedures.
    - Helps to ensure fellow employees follow all safety practices and procedures.
- All other duties assigned.

-    Must have a Class A CDL driver’s license with HAZMAT and TANKER designation and a valid commercial pesticide operator’s license or willing to obtain them.

Other Skills and Abilities:

-    Must be able or learn to operate a lift truck, shop equipment, skid loader and basic computer operations. 
-    Must be able to lift 50lbs. repetitively. 
-    Willing to accept new procedures and updated application equipment