Operations/Custom Applicator

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Primary Objective:  To operate and maintain location equipment and facilities for the benefit of IAS and its member owners.  Also, to provide quality, efficient, and safe custom application and/or delivery of crop nutrients and protection products.


Major Accountabilities:

The following duties are typical for this job.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Report to assigned workplace at time specified; report late arrivals or absences to supervisor prior to start time
  • Maintain required licenses, physicals, etc. necessary to perform job requirements
  • Repairs and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment; documentation of work performed
  • Operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities
  • Backup custom application of crop nutrients and protection products
  • Submission of custom application paperwork timely and accurately
  • Assist with the distribution of farm supply products and grain when assigned
  • Notification of shop tools, inventories of supplies, or replacement parts needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of shop and warehouse areas in which you are working
  • Participate in safety and job-related training programs provided by the company
  • Follow company policies and procedures regarding safety and conduct
  • Create a positive, professional image to customers and community
  • Accept and carry out other assigned duties given by location manager
  • As a commitment to serving the customer, and to support ongoing business needs this position may be required on occasion to report to and work for another IAS location.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Mechanical aptitude including basic understanding of mechanical, hydraulics, and piping systems and knowledge of various machines and tools including their design, use, repair, and maintenance.
  • Displays a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment towards completing assignments efficiently.
  • Ability to communicate information or ideas effectively in written or oral form.
  • Ability to organize, deal with change effectively, and work on multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Possess math skills when performing basic operations.


Physical Requirements/Environmental Adaptability: (See Attached detail)

  • Requires static strength to lift, push, pull, or carry objects with a minimum weight of 50 pounds.
  • Also, flexibility to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.
  • Also, trunk strength and ability to use abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time.  Some tasks involve repetitive motion.
  • Agricultural Environment – Possible exposure to seasonal weather, outdoor conditions, and agriculture products.
  • Personal Protective Equipment may be required for some tasks.


To apply for this job email your details to tayler.reynolds@ias.coop