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Laborer - Temporary Don Plant

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Job Description

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.

Summary

General Laborers work in various areas and perform a variety of jobs and tasks required to maintain smooth operation and to assist when specific needs arise. Seeking temporary labor to provide support at Simplot Don Plant across several departments to manually clean out equipment, plant grounds and heavy labor tasks. Daily duties could include use of fire hose and pressure washing equipment, operating heavy equipment, safety watch, fire watch, working in confined spaces with full protective equipment, lifting heavy loads, sweeping, picking up trash, pulling weeds, shoveling mud, dealing with hazardous chemicals, etc. All responsibilities require the wearing of proper protective equipment including respirator when necessary and access equipment via ladders, stairs and tight spaces.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support multiple departments as needed and assigned by management.
  • Cleaning out plugged ducts, lines, tanks, and or vessels. Cleaning of equipment in Confined Spaces such as kilns, burners, digesters, flash coolers, and etc. Support help on individual plant down days.
  • Operating pressure washers to 3500 psi. Water blast with pressurized hose. Operating a small tractor and weed mower. Operating skid loaders. Operating needle guns and jackhammers.
  • Safety watch (monitor air quality for safety of co-workers) Trained as a Safety Watch for Confined Spaces.
  • Climb ladders, stairs. Enter and work in confined (enclosed) space
  • Painting, mowing lawns, shoveling up of dirt and dry fertilizer products, sweeping of storage bays and general plant areas. Jack hammering of scale build up, dirt, concrete (use of 30# lb. to 50# lb. jackhammers).
  • Wear rubber gear, dust mask, face shield and goggles
  • Additional Key Activities: Lifting of bags and equipment not to exceed 50# lbs.
Typical Education
  • Education: High school education.
Relevant Experience
  • Previous Industrial experience helpful
Other Information
  • Must have an acceptable safety record.
  • Must have an acceptable attendance record.
  • Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision.

Job Requisition ID: 1610

Travel Required: None

Location(s): AB Don Plant - Pocatello

Country: United States

**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants 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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