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Post Date10/21/2020
Job TypePart Time
Positions Available3
Company NameGavilon

Grain Elevator Operator

Actively load/unload grain transported by truck and rail, maintain general appearance of the facility, monitor, maintain, and operate equipment within the facility. Looking for candidates comfortable working at heights of 200+ feet, able to work a flexible schedule (nights, weekends, holidays, and OT) when necessary, and willing to be outside year-round. This position is looking for team players with strong work ethic and good attendance. We offer competitive salaries and benefits!

  Job Responsibilities:

  • Weighing and grading of in-bound and outbound grain using both computer and manual tools to measure the grain and record it.
  • Unloading trucks and rail cars, use of approved tools/method(s) to open the door on a truck or trailer to allow the grain out. 
  • Ability to Transferring and piling of grain using small and large front end loaders operating both inside and outside.
  • Loading various vessels including trucks, rail cars, containers and barges as applicable. Includes ascending and descending ladders on rail cars, trucks, load-out towers, platforms, etc., within guidelines. General maintenance of equipment, required to climb to the top of the grain storage bins (approx. 200 feet) using appropriate tools and procedures to maintain equipment, requires climbing on ladders to elevation.
  • Housekeeping of grain elevator and grounds, using appropriate tools/methods to conform to company expectations.
  • Must work in confined space areas with respiratory and fall protection as required.

Other Job Functions:

  • All other duties as assigned by management

Position Details



  • Experience working in a grain elevator is preferred, but not required.
  • Steel toe or sturdy leather boots are required on the job site.
  • Must be willing to submit to a drug test & background check.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and personal vehicle to drive to various work sites.
  • Comply with company policies and safety regulations.
  • Willingness to work overtime as required.

Special Demands:

  • Ability to frequently lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently move safely over uneven terrain or in confined spaces
  • Ability to frequently work in various climates and weather conditions
  • Ability to frequently wear personal protective equipment correctly
  • Ability to occasionally climb ladders

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Grain Elevator Operator