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Plant Operator Job

DATE POSTED: Aug 24,2016


CATEGORY : Production

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2016-4437

FULL JOB TITLE: Plant Operator-Alpaugh CA

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Monitoring/operating equipment and associated systems within standard operating conditions and limits.
  • Responds to and appropriately addresses process upsets.
  • Helps perform start up, shut down and operation of process from a field role. Must be fully qualified to operate the plant from the Warehouse Operator role.
  • Identify possible or current operating problems and recommend action to resolve any deficiencies in rate, quality or mechanical operation.
  • Identify actual or potential maintenance problems and take appropriate action to see that they are addressed.
  • Responsible for housekeeping in Warehouse area.
  • Load rail cars and trucks with dry product.
  • Load rail cars and trucks with nitric acid and liquid fertilizer products.
  • Safety of employees and contractors.

Qualifications of the position include:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Ability to read, understand and apply operating procedures.
  • Able to use computers for job functions and training.
  • Ability to excel in a team environment.
  • Experience in process plant operations is a plus.
  • Troubleshooting and analytical ability.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol test.
  • Ability to pass a background check (consisting of educational verification; criminal background; reference check).

*EOE plus AA employer

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