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- Agricultural Equipment Operator: prepare soil for planting, plant, cultivate and mechanically harvest wheat, soybeans, flue-cured tobacco and sweet potatoes. Operate or tend equipment or machinery used in wheat, soybean, flue-cured tobacco and sweet potato production, such as tractors, sprayers and self-propelled combines. Operate towed machines such as discs, cultivators, grain carts, and sprayers. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect problems. Troubleshoot, repair and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles and equipment. May drive farm trucks and tow farm trailers to haul farm related materials, supplies, and harvested crops to designated locations as directed by the farm manager. The use or possession or being under the influence of illegal drugs or alcohol during working time is prohibited. 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. All testing will occur post-hire and is not a part of the interview process. Negative result may be required post-hire and before commencing work. Must be able to lift 75 lbs. to shoulder height repetitively throughout the workday. Basic literacy and mathematical ability required. Though not a hiring requirement, if a worker drives a company vehicle during the period of employment then at the time of operating the company vehicle the driver must possess a valid driver’s license issued by a U.S. state or foreign equivalent and operate the company vehicle in accordance with the license restrictions and vehicle classifications applicable to that license. Requires minimum 3 months verifiable work experience operating up to 250 hp equipment. Must commit to work entire contract period.
Workers may be required to perform work that is incidental to farming the crops listed in the application. All other duties, if any assigned, will be those duties of Farm Worker, Diversified Crops, DOT code 407.687-010 (SOC (ONET/OES) code 45-2092.02). This is a very demanding and competitive business in which quality specifications must be rigorously adhered to. Sloppy work cannot and will not be tolerated.
The worker understands that if he abandons his employment or is terminated for cause prior to the end of the anticipated period of employment, the worker will forfeit the ¾ guarantee and reimbursement of certain transportation costs. Excessive absences and/or tardiness cannot be tolerated and may result in termination.
Daily individual work assignments, crew assignments, and location of work will be made by and at the sole discretion of the employer and/or worker’s supervisor. Workers may be assigned a variety of duties in any given day and/or different tasks on different days. Workers will be expected to perform any of the listed duties and work on any crop as assigned by the employer and/or worker’s supervisor.
Operador De Equipo Agrícola: preparar el suelo para plantar, plantar, cultivar y cosechar mecánicamente trigo, soja, tabaco curado al humo y camote. Operar o cuidar equipos o maquinaria utilizados en la producción de trigo, soja, tabaco curado al humo y camote, como tractores, aspersores y cosechadoras autopropulsadas. Opere máquinas remolcadas como discos, cultivadores, carros de granos y pulverizadores. . Observar y escuchar a la operación de maquinaria para detectar problemas. Solucionar problemas, reparar y realizar el mantenimiento de menor importancia en los vehículos y equipos agrícolas. Manejar camiones y remolques agrícolas para transportar materiales agrícolas relacionados, suministros y cosechas a los lugares designados como lo dirige el gerente de la granja. Trabajador puede operar una cosechadora/segadora mecánica para cosechar estos cultivos. Se prohíbe el uso o posesión o estar bajo la influencia de drogas ilegales o alcohol durante el tiempo de trabajo. Los trabajadores pueden ser sol
- Job Classification:
- 45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators