Custom Applicator/CDL Driver - West Central FS - La Harpe, IL

COMPANY: West Central FS






Operates commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer fields. Operates and maintains single or tandem axle trucks, multi-axle configuration trucks for delivery and/or pick-up of agronomy and/or energy products and other equipment. 



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





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


Performs all other duties as assigned





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, all required pesticide or fertilizer applicator licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied  


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


Ability to work extended hours 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. 

Nearest Major Market: Peoria

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