Agronomy Operations

Added: August 2, 2018

Job Location: Portland, Iowa

We are working with one of the most progressive agronomy retailers in the Midwest in search of a Custom Applicator to assist in daily operational duties. This person will operate a commercial sprayer or floater for the purpose of applying crop inputs to producer fields.

Skills that are necessary to safely, accurately and efficiently apply fertilizer and pesticides including the following:

  • Safe operation of liquid floatation and post spray application equipment
  • Safe operation of dry fertilizer application equipment
  • Calculating rates per acre to determine number of loads and amounts required per load
  • Proper loading and mixing procedures
  • Follow proper maintenance procedures and schedules for application equipment
  • Follow all company polices and perform all assigned tasks in an efficient and safe manner
  • Keep all equipment and work areas neat and clean
  • Always represent and promote the company in a positive light
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Good math skills
  • Willing to work extended hours and weekends when needed
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • CDL or ability to obtain within 30 days

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