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J.R. Simplot Company Labor Before 90 Days Silica AB in Overton, Nevada

Labor Before 90 Days Silica AB


Overton, NV, US, 89040

The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. The J.R. Simplot Company is a true farm-to-table company with operations that touch every aspect of agriculture, including seed production, farming and ranching, plant sciences, fertilizer manufacturing, food processing, commercial product development, and distribution.


General Laborers work in various areas and perform a variety of jobs and tasks required to maintain smooth operation and to assist when specific needs arise.

Key Responsibilities

  • Include the following but others may be assigned.

  • General plant clean-up including shoveling, sweeping, washing

  • Operating heavy equipment, haul truck, cat loader, forklift, skid steer

  • Completing daily workplace examinations and safety checklist.

  • Comply with company and department safety policies and procedures. Focus on safety for yourself, as well as all individuals working in or touring your area.

  • Maintaining company and MSHA safety compliance (lock/out tag/out, fall protection etc.) Understand and use proper PPE & safety fall protection.

  • Maintaining a clean and orderly work area daily.

Skills and Abilities

  • Good written and oral communication skills; legible handwriting.

  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees, officials, and the public.

  • Ability and agility to perform various labor tasks in all weather conditions and environmental areas, carry up to 80lbs, climb stairs and ladders, and be comfortable with enclosed spaces and heights.

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, and overtime.

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be self-directed.

  • Valid driver’s license or ability to get one

  • Basic computer skills

  • Problem Solver: ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

Other Information

  • Must have an acceptable safety record.

  • Must have an acceptable attendance record.

  • Must be able to work independently, with minimal supervision

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands of this position include climbing steep grades with unstable material, walking areas with uneven terrain, walking for long durations, and climbing stairs while carrying equipment. May be required to, but not limited to, the following: sit, stand, kneel, crouch, climb, bend, and reach for unspecified time periods during a shift. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment consists of working around various pieces of equipment and moving parts. In the mine it is very dangerous and dusty. Work exposures may include, but not limited to, the following conditions: wind, rain, extreme heat, extreme cold, noise, dust, humid, wet, heights, trenches/pit, repetitive motion, shock impact to hands and joints, chemical and electrical hazards.

Job Requisition ID: 2220

Travel Required: None

Location(s): Silica Mine - Overton

Country: United States

The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.

If you require technical assistance, please email us at careers.contact@simplot.com.