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Ag Equipment Operator

RD Farm Group

Poplar Grove, AR

$11.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18702689612

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
10
Job Duties:
Drives and operates primarily John Deere farm machines equipped with GPS such as tractors, trucks, sprayers, and harvesters to perform specified farm activities like plant, cultivate, harvest, store crops such as corn, soybeans, rice, cotton, wheat; Hitches soil conditioning implement, such as plow, cultivator, harrow to tractor, and operates tractor and towed implement to furrow and cultivate soil; Drives tractor and operates designated towed machine, such as seed drill or planter, to plant, fertilize crops; Tends sprinkler system that irrigates land: Lays out strings irrigation pipe along designated settings in field; Connects using snap lock or wrench to tighten collar clamp; Starts engine and adjusts controls of sprinkler system across field or pushes on switch that activates sprinkler system, and starts pump that forces water through system to irrigate crops; Observes to ensure uniform distribution of water to all areas; Lubricates, adjusts, and repairs or replaces parts to maintain system using handtools; Disassembles system and moves it to next location after specified time intervals; Prepares harvesting machine by adjusting speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head or depth of digging blades according to type, height, weight, and condition of crop being harvested, and contour of terrain; Drives self-propelled harvesting machine to cut, thresh, clean, store crops; Moves switches, pulls levers, and turns knobs and wheels to activate and regulate mechanisms; Refuels engine, lubricates machine parts, and monitors machine operations to ensure optimum performance; Drives truck or tractor with trailer attached to move crops or equipment to designated locations; Unload grain onto conveyor to storage bins or elevators
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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
6
Special Requirements:
See ADD C
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
RD Farm Group
Location:
Marvell, AR 72366
Telephone Number:
+18702689612

Worksite

Address:
4045 PC 350, Poplar Grove, AR 72375

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-21330-727027
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/3/2021

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