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Agricultural Equipment Operators

JFT Harvesting, Inc.

Palm City, FL

$12.08 per hour


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Potato harvesting and tasks that are further defined as follows: Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of mechanical (not electronic) principles. Agricultural equipment operators use a variety of farm equipment to plow and sow seeds, as well as maintain and harvest crops. They may use tractors, fertilizer spreaders, balers, combines, threshers, and trucks. These workers also operate machines such as conveyor belts, loading machines, separators, cleaners, and dryers. Workers may make adjustments and minor repairs to equipment. Drives gasoline or diesel powered tractor to move materials, draw farm implements, tow trailers, pull out objects embedded in ground, or pull cable of winch to raise, lower, or load heavy material or equipment: Fastens attachments, such as graders, plows, and rollers, to tractor with hitchpins. Drive and control farm equipment to till soil and to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops. Place hydraulic motors on field truck backing up to flume; Work with manager to keep steady flow of product; Pull floor boards out of potato truck bodies; Pick weeds and dirt clumps and bad potatoes out before the washer; Sort potatoes for grade; ag, box or stack clean sorted potatoes; Change sizing chains on grader; Keep workplace clean; Monitor bagging equipment; Replace consumables in packaging operation; Stack bags and boxes on pallets; Make boxes, some manually, some mechanically; May operate forklift; Paint equipment; Shovel cross ditches and install plastic spillways; Shovel cross ditches after rain to speed removal of water; Cover exposed potato seed; Dig samples of potatoes by hand to determine when to desiccate; Cut grass, pull weeds, operate a weed eater; Repair pallets; Drive tractors; Mechanical duties. Job is outdoors and continues in all types of weather. Workers may be requested to submit to random drug or alcohol tests at no cost to the worker. Failure to comply with the request or testing positive may result in immediate termination. Drug testing and background checks may occur during the interview process, and will be conducted at the sole cost and discretion of the employer. Must be able to lift 75lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday and able to lift and carry 75lbs. in field. All work experience must be verifiable. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

The job/industry classification and description includes general information on the position from ONET/OES and the North American Industry Classification System. Please review Job Duties and Job Order for more information.

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TRAINING: The employer will provide six (6) days of training. ENTRENAMIENTO: El empleador proporcionar seis (6) das de capacitacin.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
JFT Harvesting, Inc.
Lake Placid, FL 33852
Telephone Number:


501 SW Long Drive, Palm City, FL 34990

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