Grain Elevator Opr PR01 1st Shift/Full Time/Humboldt, Grainery, TN

Tyson Farms
Baltimore, TN
United States
Job Description

Job Details:

This position is responsible for performing tasks assigned by supervisor that are associated with the day to day operations of a grain elevator under supervision.  Must complete the entry level requirements prior to being a Class 1 operator. This position pays $16.60/hr.

The following information describes the physical activities that are performed during the normal work day by the team members performing this job classification.  The percentage of the normal work day that the physical activity is conducted will be identified as follows:

**Rarely 1-5% of the time in an eight (8) hour work day

**Occasionally 6-33% of the time in an eight (8) hour work day

**Frequently 34-66% of the time in an eight (8) hour work day

**Continuously 67-100% of the time in an eight (8) hour work day

Vision (continuously) needed to perform job duties safely.

Balance (continuously) good balance needed to walk safely.

Stand (continuously) stand while waiting for trucks to enter and exit dump pits while unloading.

Forward bend (continuously) required to forward bend to open trailer doors and lift rail car lids.

Walk (frequently) walk a few steps at a time while unloading trucks.

Walking (frequently) Required to walk to and from break area and to work stations as well as beside company railroad tracks.

Push (frequently) push with a force up to 25# to sweep grain.

Reach (frequently) reach down to lift railcar lids.

Grip (frequently) grip with a force up to 25# to hold and operate brooms and scoops.

Computer (frequently) use a computer to load/unload trucks and when loading rail cars.

Reach (occasionally) reach up to open dump trailer latches.

Hours worked:  8 to 14 hours per day. Guaranteed 40 hours per week.  Increased hours during harvest seasons (JUNE-JULY, AUGUST-NOVEMEBER) which varies upon weather and company need.

Breaks: As needed.

Work Environment:

Need to be able to work in a Dusty Environment

Be able to work in heat during summer, cold during winter, and rain if needed.

Need to be able to stand for long periods of time between breaks.

Climb ladder

Climb Stairs

Ability to operate trailer doors/tarps

Opening some dump trailers could require reaching over head.

Ability to bend over and lift railcar lids when opening and closing lids.

Ability to bend over and seal railcar hopper doors.

Ability to lift 75 lbs.

Ability to work at heights up to 200’

Equipment/clothing used to perform job

Safety Vest Hard hat Company radio Safety glasses Gloves Steel toe boots Pants Company Provided Work shirt Brooms Scoops

This job description is not necessarily a complete list of all job requirements or working conditions.  The employer has the right to modify essential job functions, physical demands of the job and job qualifications at any time.

We offer a full range of benefits and perks including:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Telehealth services
  • Well-Being Support Programs
  • FSA and HSA available
  • 401k
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long- Term Disability
  • Fully Funded Education
  • Discount Program

The functional job description as written for the position of Elevator Operator Class 1 is an accurate reflection of the job and the critical demands.

180 days wait period from last termination date.

Selection Criteria

Openings for this position will be filled by the most qualified, eligible bidder per Tyson’s Job Bidding Policy. Must submit application in WORKDAY

**This position is slated for team members who are currently working at this facility or complex. If candidates from this location are not selected, applicants from other locations or external will be reviewed.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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