Custom Applicator

Heartland Co-Op
Jewell Junction, IA
Job Descriptions:

Applies agricultural chemicals and fertilizer by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Reads and understands label information from manufacturers and distributors of pesticides, fertilizers, and other products containing hazardous chemicals.

+ Evaluates label information to determine that directions for use are followed during application.

+ Applies products in a timely, effective and accurate manner.

+ Follows guidelines for recording information on weather conditions, product used, field conditions and rates.

+ Maintains equipment to insure safe and accurate application. Performs or ensures routine maintenance is performed.

+ Prepares, organizes, and maintains records to document activities.

+ During non-application seasons, performs maintenance on warehouse, location grounds and equipment.

+ Commercial Chemical Applicators License (1A,1B,1C) is required.

+ Maintain a valid Class C Commercial Drivers License with proper endorsements and commercial insurability at all times. Valid DOT physical is also required.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.

+ Project Management - Communicates changes and progress.

+ Cost Consciousness - Contributes to profits and revenue.

+ Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction.

+ Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.;

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume.

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.

Computer Skills:

Able to use computer equipment related to inventory, work orders, billing and on blending and application equipment.

Certificates and Licenses:

Chemical Applicators License (1A,1B,1C) is required. Maintain a valid Class C Commercial Drivers License with proper endorsements and commercial insurability at all times. Valid DOT physical is also required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and work with vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Depth perception. Employee is exposed to long seasonal hours.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Custom Applicator

From: Heartland Co-op

Sales Agronomist

Heartland Co-Op
Traer, IA
Job Descriptions:

Responsible for sales of agronomy input products and services for Heartland Co-op to production customers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Make sales calls throughout assigned territory to determine agronomy needs, create solutions and build long term relationships with customers that will generate sales of seed, fertilizer ag chemicals and agronomy services.

+ Develop and maintain a current list of customers and prospects and rate them based on potential size of operation, credit worthiness and other pertinent marketing information.

+ Utilize current marketing programs, products, services, and resources to sell agronomy products in an ethical manner.

+ Keep current on agronomic products, trends, problems and challenges to make educated recommendations to producers.

+ Recommends and sells products and programs to the producer within the company credit and pricing policies.

+ Relays competitive sales, pricing and marketing information to management in a timely manner.

+ Communicates with management about products being sold or prepaid and problems with products, programs, or producers. Relays requested sales contact and other pertinent information to management.

+ Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

+ Plans and carries out test plots at farms to demonstrate improved varieties of field crops such as corn and soybeans to use as a sales tool.

+ Other duties as assigned by Management.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Analytical - Collects and researches data.

+ Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

+ Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance.

+ Oral Communication - Responds well to questions.

+ Change Management - Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.

+ Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university: or four to five years related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, and ratios.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, accounting, and precision ag software.

Certificates and Licenses:

Maintain a CCA certificate as well as any other appropriate certifications. Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms: climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl: talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. Employee is exposed to long seasonal work hours.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50

pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Sales Agronomist

From: Heartland Co-op

Counter Sales - Operations

Heartland Co-Op
Kellogg, IA
Job Descriptions:

Receives and bills merchandise, accepts payment, waits on customer and assists location manager by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Stocks shelves or counters with merchandise

+ Answers telephone and assists customer with billing and statement questions.

+ Bill products, receive payments, run scale, track inventory including handling grain transactions at an agriculture retail site.

+ Assist location manager with maintaining grain, petroleum, feed and agronomy records.

+ Accept and record prepayment and bookings for products.

+ Clean and maintain display, counter and public areas.

+ Removes cash and reconciles amount of cash in register at end of day and prepares deposit.

+ Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance.

+ Team Work - Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

+ Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of grain and inventory software.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate. Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is exposed to long seasonal work hours.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Counter Sales

From: Heartland Co-op

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Retail Warehouse Associate - PT

Heartland Co-Op
Council Bluffs, IA
Job Descriptions:

Responsible for providing excellent customer service following company policies and procedures and selling products at the retail store by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Promote products and programs in a professional and business like manner.

+ Loads customer vehicles with product, observing required and reasonable safety measures.

+ Unloads trucks delivering product using proper equipment such as two-wheeled cart, forklift, etc.

+ Fills propane bottles for in-store customers as well as tanks for delivery to customers and locations.

+ Ensures propane tanks are not overfilled and safety is observed.

+ Replaces valves on bottles with outdated valves and performs bottle inspections as needed.

+ Performs other petroleum related duties.

+ Reacting to and reporting customer complaints tactfully and promptly.

+ Following policies and procedures established to prevent loss of cash and merchandise due to actions by employees, vendors, and customers.

+ Receiving, pricing, stocking, rotating and counting merchandise in store and warehouse.

+ Assist management in maintaining buildings, equipment, and grounds.

+ All other duties associated with a high-volume retail outlet.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.

+ Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Required Experience:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Quick Books accounting and inventory software.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Retail Warehouse Sales Associate - PT

From: Heartland Co-op

Grain Settlement Clerk

Heartland Co-Op
West Des Moines, IA
Job Descriptions:

Summary:

Processes receiving, settlement and payment of grain purchases as well as processing truck and rail shipments and settlements of grain sales for Heartland Co-op.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Process contracts, settlements and payments for grain purchased by Heartland Co-op from customers.

+ Process truck and rail shipments, settlements and payments for grain sold by Heartland Co-op.

+ Interact with customers on the phone or in person regarding grain bids, contract options, and buying grain.

+ Answer customer questions regarding grain settlements and policies regarding docs, discounts and storage rates.

+ Maintain a high level of customer service and a friendly atmosphere.

+ Operates truck scales weighing grain in and out of Heartland Co-op facilities

+ Able to work long hours and weekends.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Required Experience:

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.

+ Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities.

+ Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.

+ Customer Service &ndash: Responds to requests for service and assistance.

+ Dependability &ndash: Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

+ Attendance / Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

+ Safety and Security &ndash: Observes safety and security procedures.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AS 400 grain and inventory software.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

PCP Level: 2

Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. Required walking or standing to a significant degree: or requires sitting most of the time but entails pushing and/or pulling of arm or leg controls.

Keyword: Grain Settlement Clerk

From: Heartland Co-op

Propane Delivery Driver

Heartland Co-Op
Jewell Junction, IA
Job Descriptions:

Drives tank truck/bobtail to deliver gasoline, fuel oil, lubricating oil, or liquefied petroleum gas to customers by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Contact current and potential customers to inform them of petroleum marketing programs. Analyze current/potential customers to match program to their needs.

+ Promote products and programs in a professional and business like manner.

+ Loads truck with product, observing required and reasonable safety measures.

+ Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. Informs and assists locations with promotions and pricing information.

+ Delivers product to customers tanks making sure correct products are loaded, tanks are not overfilled and safety is observed.

+ Records amount delivered and issues ticket to customer.

+ Collect for accounts that are past due or cash only. Delivers product to customers within the company credit policy and pricing structure.

+ Turns in sales information and money on a routine basis to allow form timely processing.

+ Monitor and record inventory at bulk plant, ordering product as needed.

+ Performs routine maintenance on vehicle.

+ Performs other petroleum related duties.

+ Measures, cuts, threads, and connects pipe to feeder line and installed tank. Trenches line to proper depth where appropriate. Makes necessary repairs or installations and tests equipment to insure performance.

+ Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.

+ A valid Class B CDL drivers license with applicable endorsements, DOT physical and commercial insurability must be maintained at all times. The driver must keep valid endorsements required by the industry in place at all times.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

+ Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs.

+ Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of AS 400 accounting and inventory software.

Certificates and Licenses:

A valid CDL Class B driver's license with applicable endorsements, DOT physical and commercial insurability must be maintained at all times. The driver must keep valid endorsements required by the industry in place at all times. CETEP training as required by industry and Heartland Co-op standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and smell.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Propane Delivery Driver

From: Heartland Co-op

Grain Truck Driver (heavy)

Heartland Co-Op
Kellogg, IA
Job Descriptions:

Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport materials to and from specified destinations, by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Drives truck to destination.

+ Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.

+ Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.

+ Loads and unloads truck. Cleans compartment after unloading as necessary to avoid contamination.

+ Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.

+ Performs routine maintenance on vehicle, including but not limited to, daily pre and post trip inspections.

+ Assist location and Feed Mill Operator with operational duties, as time allows, ensuring an efficient production schedule.

+ Ensure trucks promote a positive image of Heartland Co-op by keeping the interiors and exteriors clean as conditions allow.

+ Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License with proper endorsements and commercial insurability at all times. Valid DOT physical is also required.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

+ Customer Service - Meets commitments.

+ Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

+ Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment.

+ Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

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 instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed.

Certificates and Licenses:

Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Drivers License with proper endorsements and commercial insurability at all times. Valid DOT physical is also required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear and smell. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50

pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Grain Truck Driver (heavy)

From: Heartland Co-op

Millwright

Heartland Co-Op
Guernsey, IA
Job Descriptions:

Installs and maintains machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints and other drawings in industrial establishments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Reads and interprets blueprints, layout plans, vendor installation and operation manuals, and other schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

+ Dismantles machines using hammers, wrenches, crowbars and other hand tools.

+ Moves machinery and equipment using hoists, dollies, rollers and trucks.

+ Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails, using cranes, hand tools and power tools.

+ Constructs foundation for machines using hand tools and building materials, such as wood, cement and steel.

+ Aligns machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers and plumb bobs.

+ Assembles machines and bolts, welds, rivets or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures using hand tools and power tools.

+ May operate engine lathe to grind, file and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.

+ May use transit and level for equipment setting.

+ Loads, transports and unloads materials, tools, equipment and supplies.

+ Performs lubricating maintenance, cleaning activities, or repair of tools, machines, and equipment.

+ Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

+ Apply shop mathematics to solve problems.

+ Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects.

+ Make decisions based on measurable criteria.

+ Perform a variety of duties, which may change often.

+ Operate machinery, such as welding equipment, cutting torches, misc. power and hand tools.

+ Work at heights without fear.

+ Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.

+ Performs routine maintenance and housekeeping in elevator. Records maintenance and housekeeping performed in appropriate log book.

+ Solid understanding of confined space entry policy and procedures, as well as, lock out - tag out policy and procedures.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

+ Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Required Experience:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

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.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate. Welding certificates is preferred.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and sometimes moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Millwright

From: Heartland Co-op

Facility Operations/Maintenance - Rail - FT

Heartland Co-Op
Kellogg, IA
Job Descriptions:

Drives locomotive, load & unload freight cars, handle grain, clean and general maintenance at Heartland Co-op facilities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Prepare rail/trailer cars for loading by opening lids, inspecting for foreign debris, closing and sealing bottom.

+ Load cars/trailers by running grain spout, closing lid after filling and locking lid.

+ Unload freight (grain/fertilizer) from train/trailers.

+ Direct grain based on grade to proper bin.

+ Load trucks/trailers with grain/fertilizer using end loader.

+ Inspects locomotive before run to verify specified fuel, and general maintenance are in order.

+ Responsible for grain bin measurements.

+ Performs routine maintenance and housekeeping in elevator. Responsible for records maintenance and housekeeping performed in appropriate log book or applicable maintenance program.

+ During times when grain/fertilizer are not being loaded or moved, cleaning activities in the elevator including sweeping and shoveling of grain and dirt.

+ Responsible for monitoring and recording temperature cables, walking flats, tracking fan usage, monitoring bunker storage, monitoring grain dryer output and other location specific duties to ensure exceptional grain inventory quality.

+ During seasonal slow times assist with agronomy, feed and petroleum operations as needed.

+ Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

+ Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Required Experience:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

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.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate. Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and sometimes moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Facility Operations/Maintenance - Rail

From: Heartland Co-op

Facility Operations/Maintenance - Truck - FT

Heartland Co-Op
Jewell Junction, IA
Job Descriptions:

Load & unload tractor/trailer, trucks and wagons, handle grain, clean and general maintenance at Heartland Co-op facilities by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Prepare trailers for loading by opening tarps, inspecting for foreign debris, closing and sealing bottom.

+ Load trailers by running grain spout, conveyors, grain vacuums and other loading equipment.

+ Unload freight (grain/fertilizer) from trailers.

+ Direct grain based on grade to proper bin.

+ Load trucks/trailers with grain/fertilizer using end loader.

+ Responsible for grain bin measurements.

+ Performs routine maintenance and housekeeping in elevator. Responsible for records maintenance and housekeeping performed in appropriate log book or applicable maintenance program.

+ During times when grain/fertilizer are not being loaded or moved, cleaning activities in the elevator including sweeping and shoveling of grain and dirt.

+ Responsible for monitoring and recording temperature cables, walking flats, tracking fan usage, monitoring bunker storage, monitoring grain dryer output and other location specific duties to ensure exceptional grain inventory quality.

+ During seasonal slow times assist with agronomy, feed and petroleum operations as needed.

+ Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

+ Other duties may be assigned.

Competency:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

+ Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.

+ Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

+ Dependability - Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.

+ Quantity - Meets productivity standards.

+ Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Required Experience:

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/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.

Language Ability:

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, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

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.

Computer Skills:

No Computer skills needed.

Certificates and Licenses:

May be required to maintain a current weighing license and grain grading certificate. Must maintain a valid driver's license and commercial insurability at all times.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and sometimes moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.

PCP Level: 4

Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.

Keyword: Facility Operations/Maintenance - Truck

From: Heartland Co-op

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