IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Farm Equipment Mechanic and Service Technician

Blaine Larsen Farms, Inc.

Dalhart, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
H-2AJobs@snakeriverfarmers.org
Web address to Apply:
https://www.workintexas.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of corn, grain, hay and potatoes. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to maintenance, repair and upkeep of farm vehicles, trucks and machinery. Farm Machinery Maintenance Work will include the following responsibilities: maintenance, repair and overhaul farm vehicles, trucks and machinery. Equipment may include: wheel loaders, tractors, tillage implement/planting/harvesting equipment and other implements when necessary. Repair or replace defective parts, using hand tools, milling and woodworking machines, lathes, welding equipment, grinders or saws; inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects or wear; examine and listen to equipment; read inspection reports; tune or overhaul engines; clean and lubricate equipment, parts or tools to repair or maintain them in good working order to allow proper functioning; adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance; adjust vehicle components according to specifications; disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair; repair defective engines or engine components and worn, damaged or defective mechanical parts; replace motors; fabricate parts, components or new metal parts, using drill presses, engine lathes, welding torches and other machine tools (grinding or grinding torching); replace and pack bearings; replace and re-lace belting; repair bent or torn sheet metal; service vehicles to maintain functionality; remove tires; repair axels; repair and replace trailer tarps; test and replace electrical circuits, components, wiring and mechanical equipment using test meters, soldering equipment and hand tools to ensure proper functioning; reassemble machines and equipment following repair, testing operation and making adjustments as necessary; install machine or equipment replacement parts; move large objects using heavy equipment; drive trucks to haul tools and equipment for onsite repair of large machinery; read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed; record details of repairs made and parts used; maintain detailed repair or maintenance records; calculate bills according to record of repairs made, labor time and parts used. Perform general cleanup of farm maintenance and repair areas and a clean rock/weed free work area.
Job Classification:
49-3041.00 - Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians

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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
6
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 6 months experience with the applicable job duties. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid driver's license within 60 days of hire as driving on public roads may be required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Blaine Larsen Farms, Inc.
Location:
Dalhart, TX 79022
Telephone Number:
+18063776208

Worksite

Address:
12295 County Road 11, Dalhart, TX 79022

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21322-713649
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
Date Posted:
12/10/2021

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