J. G. Boswell Company Information
From the fertile soil of California’s San Joaquin Valley to the open fields of New South Wales, Australia, J. G. Boswell Company has a rich history of working with the land. In 1925 the J. G. Boswell Company planted in California’s San Joaquin Valley and grew to become one of the largest farmers in the world. Boswell produces, processes and markets tomatoes and Pima cotton as well as rotation crops such as wheat and alfalfa. Pistachios are also a significant crop that Boswell has been growing since about 2015. The company has taken its farming tradition and enhanced it through innovations in every step of the growing process and has developed many of the new techniques and equipment used in modern farming today.
Refuel, lubricate and perform other daily maintenance on agricultural equipment and heavy machinery as necessary.
Record fuel/oil and other consumables used on handheld computer.
Perform oil/filter changes and other preventative maintenance on schedule.
Perform basic truck and equipment repairs.
Maintain truck and other equipment in clean and proper working order.
Report unsafe hazards on equipment and fuel storage facilities.
Transport and set up and remove irrigation pumps on field sites as needed.
Must be willing to perform any tasks assigned by supervisor when needed.
Adhere to all regulations as required by the company, DOT, CAL-OSHA, and all other relevant government, agency or authority.
Actively participate in the company’s safety program.
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, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or general education (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
Must have a current valid California Class “A” Driver License, including HazMat, Air Brake, and Tanker Truck endorsements.
Preferred to have knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance and operation.
Must have basic ability to understand, speak, read and write in English.
Ability to understand and speak Spanish can be helpful.
Must be able to work as part of a team.
Must be observant, organized and detailed oriented.
Must function well in a fast-paced environment.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee will be required to frequently sit, bend at waist, and twist at the neck/waist. They must also be able to frequently simple grasp, power grasp, push/pull with their arms, and reach above/below their shoulders. The employee will be required to occasionally walk, stand, bend at the neck, squat, climb, kneel, and repetitively use their hands.
Must be able to occasionally lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds.
Must be able to pull fuel hose to 100ft max.
Must be able to climb on and off different types of irrigation pumps and equipment as well as service truck.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals.
The employee may also encounter diesel spills, and other hazards such as bees/wasps/snakes.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.