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Equipment Operator

Smith and Sons

Bishop, TX

$13.03 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Workers will operate and maintain farm equipment and vehicles including (but not limited to) Combines, Cotton pickers, Grain Elevators, Sprayers, Tractors and other row crop machines. Workers will operate equipment to cultivate, harvest and seed row crops of Corn, Cotton, and Grain, load and unload trucks and grain elevators. Workers must possess 6 months of previous, verifiable equipment operation experience. Workers are expected to possess the skills to work in the production of crops or agricultural commodities listed in this job order. The introductory period for all crop activities is 2 days starting with the first day of employment to acclimate the worker to the physical demands of the job and to familiarize workers with job specifications and to demonstrate proper methods and crop or commodity specific issues. Work may be performed in high humidity. Must be 18 years of age or older. Employer is a drug-free workplace. Drug testing is conducted post-hire at the employer's expense and is not part of the interview process. Work requires frequent stooping or bending, and repetitive movements. Workers my stand in the upright position and work on feet for extended periods of time. Los trabajadores operarán y mantendrán equipos y vehículos agrícolas, incluyendo (pero no limitado a) Combines, recolectores de algodón, elevadores de granos, pulverizadores, tractores y otras máquinas de cultivo de fila. Los trabajadores operarán equipos para cultivar, cosechar y sembrar cultivos de maíz, algodón y grano, cargar y descargar camiones y elevadores de granos. Los trabajadores deben poseer 6 meses de experiencia previa en el manejo del equipo verificable. Se espera que los trabajadores posean las habilidades para trabajar en la producción de cultivos o productos agrícolas enumerados en esta orden de trabajo. El período introductorio para todas las actividades de cultivo es de 2 días a partir del primer día de empleo para aclimatar al trabajador a las demandas físicas del trabajo y familiarizar a los trabajadores con las especificaciones del trabajo y demostrar los métodos adecuados y las cuestiones específicas de los cultivos o productos básicos. El trabajo se puede realizar con alta humedad. Debe tener 18 años de edad o más. El empleador es un lugar de trabajo libre de drogas. Las pruebas de drogas se llevan a cabo después de la contratación a expensas del empleador y no es parte del proceso de entrevista. El trabajo requiere agacharse o doblarse con frecuencia, y movimientos repetitivos. Trabajadores mi posición en posición vertical y trabajar en pies durante largos períodos de tiempo.
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.

Job Requirements

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Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity. Las horas enumeradas en la Seccin A.6 son las horas previstas para trabajar. Estas horas podran aumentar o disminuir segn las condiciones climticas, el retraso de la cosecha, las plagas o enfermedades, el rendimiento de la cosecha, la mano de obra disponible o la productividad.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Smith and Sons
Bishop, TX 78343
Telephone Number:


1508 CR 77, Bishop, TX 78343

Job Order Details

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A worker can make more depending on merit, experience and if bonuses are earned. Bonuses are based on performance and are at the sole discretion of the employer. See Addendum C/Véase la adición C
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