Careers

At Tri-County Ag and Tri-County Iron, we are committed to finding the right individuals who will help keep our team competitive in the industry, strategic in the market, and approachable to our customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. If you are interested in applying for an available position, please send your resume and cover letter to mvolz@tri-countyag.com.


Job Title: Truck Driver (Seasonal)

Job Function: Trucking, Freight, Material Handling

FLSA Status (US): Non-Exempt

Department: Operations

Reports To: Location Manager

Assignment: Seasonal

 

Summary:

The Truck Driver is a role that specializes in operates a single, tandem or multi-axle configuration truck for delivery and/or pick-up of agronomy and/or energy products following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem or multi-axle configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques
  • Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights and brakes.
  • Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on truck, trailers by hand or by forklift truck.
  • When loading, ensures loads are evenly balanced and distributed from the front of the trailer to the back and from side to side, as well as checks axle weights and loads them in accordance with DOT regulations.
  • Ensures all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.
  • Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery slips, and invoices are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.
  • Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards
  • Follows Tri-County Ag’s code of conduct, EH&S, OSHA, and DOT policies and procedures as they apply
  • Other duties may be assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

This position will have no direct reports.

 

Qualifications:

A successful candidate will excel in customer service, project management, dependability, high quality work, attention to detail, safety and punctuality.

 

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, or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education:

 

High school diploma/general education degree (GED) with equivalent industry experience (5+ years) is required.  Must have and maintain a Class A CDL license with tanker endorsements and any other applicable certification, license or permit, maintain commercial insurability, and satisfactory driving record, as applicable.

 

Experience:

  • 4+ years of trucking experience, preferably within a manufacturing or agribusiness company.
  • Previous experience operating a forklift and/or PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) training and certification is preferred.
  • Previous experience operating agricultural equipment is preferred, but not required.

 

Knowledge and Skills:

 

  • Operating all assigned vehicles, single, tandem or multi-axle configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques is required.
  • Strong reasoning ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions
  • Demonstrated skills with project management, time management, and customer/vendor interaction is preferred.
  • Above average communication skills; be able to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • 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 a proportions, percentages, area circumference and volume.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and root cause analysis.
  • Proven knowledge of operating farm equipment including but not limited to tractors, sprayers, spreaders, planting and harvesting equipment.
  • Operating a forklift and/or PIT (Powered Industrial Truck) training and certification is preferred.
  • General knowledge of machinery and mechanical equipment, including shop equipment, is preferred.

 

Travel Requirements:

 

Moderate single-day business travel may be required, mostly during application season. Minimal overnight business travel may be required.

 

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

 

  • Majority of work is performed in either a warehouse environment or outdoors, which can expose employees to conditions including but not limited to dust, noise, and uneven walking surfaces.
  • Regular work hours are 8:00am – 5:00pm with flexibility to work after-hours as needed; M-F. Typically requires seasonal work on weekends.
  • Occasional work is performed in an office environment, which can expose employees to temperature fluctuations (hot/cold).
  • Required intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required such as walking, standing, stooping, bending, climbing, and lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs frequently; 100lbs occasionally.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice

EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.