Tender Truck Driver

Job Description

Drives tender truck loaded with liquid fertilizer to custom applicators by performing the following duties.

Job Location

Norton, KS

Job Type

Full-Time

Job Duties

Drives truck into position to load at filling rack.• Opens valves or starts pumps to fill tank.• Reads gauges or meters and records quantity loaded. • Drives truck to customer’s premises.• Performs daily walk-around, checks truck and equipment daily, and reports any deficiencies.• Monitors equipment for fertilizer or chemical leaks.• Checks swath width and plugged tips on the application equipment and alerts operator of problems (custom applicator can’t see behind the machine).• Watches and listens for anything unusual which may not be detected from within the cab of the applicator equipment.• Completes DOT and other required documentation and paperwork.• Immediately cleans up any spills of product.• Complies with US DOT drug or breathe alcohol testing requirements and complies with Ag Valley Co-op’s Drug and Alcohol Policy.• Performs maintenance and light repairs on truck and equipment as required.

Education / Experience

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Agricultural background beneficial. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement

Contact Info

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