Custom Applicator - Piatt County Service Company - Monticello, IL

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Under the direction of the Location Manager, operates commercial sprayer/spreader or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer field. Performs all job functions in a timely and accurate manner to increase customer satisfaction and maintain the reputation and profitability of the organization.




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


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 routine maintenance on all facility equipment, including, oil changes, lubrication, and cleaning of application equipment as recommended in operators manual to maximize equipment reliability and service life.


Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on/off trucks, trailers, or other




Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards.


Adheres to the company environmental health and safety policies and training.


Performs buildings and grounds maintenance as assigned.


Performs other duties as assigned.




Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof.


Demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate sprayers, floaters, single or tandem axle trucks and other equipment and to meet company and DOT standards.
Demonstrated core competencies including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.


Must have or obtain a CDL and maintain a satisfactory driving record.


Must hold and maintain, or have the ability to obtain, all required pesticide or fertilizer licenses or certifications in states where crop production inputs are applied. If applicable, 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.

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Nearest Major Market: Champaign
Nearest Secondary Market: Urbana

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