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Wilbur-Ellis Company Crop Applicator Pewamo, MI in Pewamo, Michigan

Are you familiar with the laws, regulations, and safety rules governing pesticide application, and the handling and storage of chemicals? Do you possess a Class-A CDL with Hazmat and tank vehicle endorsements? Do you have experience with basic measurements and calculations for calibration of gallons per acre, and acres per tank? If so, we want to hear from you!For nearly a century, Wilbur-Ellis has experienced success and growth in marketing and distributing agricultural products and services. Join us and grow your career with a strong and profitable industry leader offering competitive compensation, tremendous growth and development opportunities, and a people-first work environment. Come grow with us!General Purpose and Scope of Position:Wilbur-Ellis is seeking a Crop Applicator to be responsible for the safe and legal application of plant protection and fertilizer products to a wide range of crops and sites. The applicator calculates product and carrier quantities, properly mixes and applies plant protection and / or fertilizer products using various types of application equipment.Key Skills and Abilities Include:bull;Must be familiar with all laws and regulations governing pesticide applicationbull;Must possess or obtain (Wilbur Ellis can help obtain license) a commercial driverrsquo;s license with endorsements for Haz-Mat and Tank vehiclesbull;Must comprehend basic measurements and calculations for calibration (gallons per acre, and acres per tank)bull;Must have working knowledge of all application equipmentbull;Clean DMV recordbull;Able to work with minimum supervisionbull;Accurately locate application sitebull;Must possess or obtain (Wilbur Ellis can help obtain license) the Qualified Applicator's Certification license and attend all required safety training meetingsbull;Must complete bi-annual medical examsbull;Must participate in a DOT random selection for drug and alcohol testingbull;Must participate in a 30-day blood testing for Cholinesterase Monitoringbull;Must be able to work odd hours during peak season (6-7 days, 10-14 hours, depending upon crew assignment)bull;Ability to travel to other branches, meeting locations or customer farmsKey Personal Attributes Include:bull;Personable mannerisms with growers and fellow employeesbull;Strong time management skills with the ability to set prioritiesbull;Maintain positive communication with supervisor and growerbull;Excellent written and verbal communication skillsbull;Ability to remain detail-oriented with a wide range of responsibilitiesSpecific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:bull;Proper application of fertilizer and plant protection products.bull;Process work orders against scheduled dates and timebull;Comply with all applicable laws and regulations at all timesbull;Follow all Wilbur-Ellis Company safety rulesbull;Lift containers weighing up to 80 lbs.bull;Coordinate the use of equipment and make sure that it is returned in good working condition.bull;Perform a pre-trip inspection before leaving the yardbull;Arrive at the correct job site without undue delaybull;Properly complete necessary paperwork (application records, shipping papers, driver daily report, and all info on work orders)bull;Properly handle and store all chemical containersbull;Ensure that equipment is repaired or serviced in order to avoid delays in equipment availabilitybull;Participate in blood testing and/or alcohol testing when scheduledbull;Perform necessary maintenance and re

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