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Join the team and family at J.S. West

Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at J.S. West, that is exactly what you’ll experience. With nearly 300 employees, that might seem impossible…but it’s true. One of the reasons is that J.S. West has 17 locations throughout the Central Valley, with each location having five to 50 employees.
The propane divisions are located in Placerville, Colfax, Angels Camp, Sonora, Modesto, Fresno, and Oakhurst. There are egg processing plants and chicken ranches in Hilmar, Livingston, and Farmington. In Modesto, you will find a retail feed store and the corporate office. Because of the wide scope of businesses, there is a diversity of positions. A few job titles are delivery driver, feed store clerk, sales associate, accounts payable, maintenance mechanic, manager, night janitor, quality control, and receptionist.

Excellent Benefits

  • Vacation
  • Sick Leave
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • ESOP
  • 401(k)

Available Positions

Angels Camp

  • Sales Person – Angels Camp, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at JS West that is exactly what you’ll experience. JS West & Companies is all about family. We’re employee owned and family operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers and community.

    JS West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Sales Person to be based in our Angels Camp region and help expand our operation. Reporting directly to the General Manager, in this position you will develop and nurture relationships with businesses and industry entities, coordinate with customer service and technical personnel to ensure customer satisfaction, negotiate and close new sales agreements to meet productivity and sales goals, while contributing to marketing plans to continually increase our customer base and gallon volumes.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses and industry entities such as home builder associations, real estate companies, and other trade organizations to cultivate new business prospects.
    • Actively participate in industry organizations and attend trade shows to continually build a professional network.
    • Pursue targeted new business and negotiate new sales agreements to increase customer base year over year. Follow up on sales leads. Call or visit potential customers, initiate mailings and other related activities.
    • Negotiate and close sales contracts and service agreements. Improve and meet required productivity/sales goals.
    • Champion a positive, professional image of JS West & Companies to create customer goodwill and foster referrals and repeat business.
    • Follow up with new accounts to ensure customer satisfaction and fulfillment of the job.
    • Maintain relationships with key accounts to ensure continual customer satisfaction. Implement existing sales and serve agreements consistent with company guidelines.
    • Coordinate with Technicians to effectively service customer accounts. Assist with customer issue resolution.
     

    Technical Knowledge:

    • Familiar with fuel industry concepts, trends, practices, and procedures, including government regulations.
    • Thorough knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and best practices.
    • Basic understanding of oil and gas fired appliances and distribution systems.
     

    JS West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays.

    Position pays a base rate plus commission.

    Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com

Colfax

  • Cylinder Exchange Route Driver – Colfax, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at J.S. West that is exactly what you’ll experience. J.S. West & Companies is all about family. We’re family owned and operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers and community.

    J.S. West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Cylinder Exchange Route Driver based in our Colfax region that can thrive in a fast paced work environment. Reporting directly to the Manager, in this position you will be responsible for making safe and efficient deliveries to commercial customers. Our ideal candidate will have driving experience and posses a safety conscious attitude.

    Job Requirements:

    • A valid class C license with Hazardous Materials Endorsement
     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Fill LPG tanks safely at our location and delivery/exchange empty tanks at customers location
    • Examine and re-qualify cylinders and tanks as needed
    • Maintain and improve shop and plant as needed to maintain a safe and efficient workplace
    • Perform mechanical repairs and tank repairs, re-valve, paint, and cleanup around service area
     

    We expect our Cylinder Exchange Drivers to:

    • Pass a pre-employment DOT physical, drug screen, physical therapy evaluation, and a background check
    • Have good interpersonal skills and be willing to take direction from the manager
    • Offer great customer service and be team focused
    • Be enthusiastic about safety
     

    J.S. West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays.

    Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com or fax to 209-569-5063

  • Sales Person – Colfax, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at JS West that is exactly what you’ll experience. JS West & Companies is all about family. We’re employee owned and family operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers and community. JS West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Sales Person to be based in our Colfax region and help expand our operation. Reporting directly to the General Manager, in this position you will develop and nurture relationships with businesses and industry entities, coordinate with customer service and technical personnel to ensure customer satisfaction, negotiate and close new sales agreements to meet productivity and sales goals, while contributing to marketing plans to continually increase our customer base and gallon volumes.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses and industry entities such as home builder associations, real estate companies, and other trade organizations to cultivate new business prospects.
    • Actively participate in industry organizations and attend trade shows to continually build a professional network.
    • Pursue targeted new business and negotiate new sales agreements to increase customer base year over year. Follow up on sales leads. Call or visit potential customers, initiate mailings and other related activities.
    • Negotiate and close sales contracts and service agreements. Improve and meet required productivity/sales goals.
    • Champion a positive, professional image of JS West & Companies to create customer goodwill and foster referrals and repeat business.
    • Follow up with new accounts to ensure customer satisfaction and fulfillment of the job.
    • Maintain relationships with key accounts to ensure continual customer satisfaction. Implement existing sales and serve agreements consistent with company guidelines.
    • Coordinate with Technicians to effectively service customer accounts. Assist with customer issue resolution.
     

    Technical Knowledge:

    • Familiar with fuel industry concepts, trends, practices, and procedures, including government regulations.
    • Thorough knowledge of sales and marketing techniques and best practices.
    • Basic understanding of oil and gas fired appliances and distribution systems.
      JS West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays. Position pays a base rate plus commission. Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com
  • Delivery Driver – Colfax, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at JS West that is exactly what you’ll experience. JS West & Companies is all about family. We’re employee owned and family operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust, and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers, and community.

    JS West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Delivery Driver based in our Colfax region who can thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Reporting directly to the District Manager, in this position you will be responsible for providing safe and efficient service to both residential and commercial customers. Our ideal candidates will have driving experience and possess a safety conscious attitude.

    Job Requirements:

    • A valid class A or B license
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Tank Endorsement
    • Air Brakes
    • Pass a pre-employment DOT physical, drug screen, physical therapy evaluation, and a background check
    • Be enthusiastic about safety
     

    We expect our Delivery Drivers to:

    • Have good interpersonal skills and be willing to take direction from the manager
    • Offer great customer service and be team focused
    • Drive safely to and from delivery destinations
    • Interact with customers to obtain payment, signatures and provide receipts
    • Observe speed limits and obey all road signs
    • Perform simple vehicle maintenance (i.e. cleaning interior and exterior, filling tires with air, etc.)
     

    JS West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays.

    Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com

    If you have any questions please call HR at 209-577-3221

  • Service Technician – Colfax, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at JS West that is exactly what you’ll experience. JS West & Companies is all about family. We’re employee owned and family operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust, and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers, and community.

    JS West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Service Technician based in our Colfax region who can thrive in a fast-paced work environment. Reporting directly to the District Manager, in this position you will be responsible for providing safe and efficient service to both residential and commercial customers. Our ideal candidates will have plumbing experience and possess a safety conscious attitude.

    Job Requirements:

    • A valid class A or B license
    • Hazardous Materials
    • LPG/Plumbing knowledge
    • Pass a pre-employment DOT physical, drug screen, physical therapy evaluation, and a background check
    • Be enthusiastic about safety
     

    We expect our Service Technicians to:

    • Have good interpersonal skills and be willing to take direction from a manager
    • Offer great customer service and be team focused
    • Drive safely to and from service destinations
    • Perform service work as required and as department policy dictates
    • Perform "Gas Checks" as policy requires
    • Report safety violations and follow through to ensure that those are fixed
    • Perform on-call duties on a regular basis
     

    JS West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays.

    Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com

Modesto

  • Cylinder Line Worker – Modesto, CA

    Our Story

    Most people like to be a member of a family and a part of the team. Here at JS West that is exactly what you’ll experience. JS West & Companies is all about family. We’re employee owned and family operated and have been for more than a century. Our whole philosophy of business embraces the bonds, trust and loyalty found in the family unit and extends to our family of employees, customers and community. JS West has an exciting and inviting opportunity for a Cylinder Line Worker based in our Modesto region that can thrive in a fast paced work environment. Reporting directly to the Cylinder Manager, in this position you will be responsible for working the cylinder plant production line. Our ideal candidates will possess a safety conscious attitude

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Stack bottles on pallets
    • Fills bottles on propane carousel
    • Valve and de-valve bottles
    • Degas bottles
    • Loads bottles on production line
    • Hangs bottles on paint line
    • Examine and re-certify cylinders
    • Performs leak tests

    We Expect Our Cylinder Line Workers To:

    • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, physical therapy evaluation, and a background check
    • Have good interpersonal skills and be willing to take direction from the manager
    • Perform duties in a safe and responsible manner
    JS West offers excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, ESOP, 401(k), Vacation, Sick Leave, and Holidays. Please send resumes to jobs@jswest.com or fax to 209-569-5063