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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Binder AgVenture

Forest City, MO

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16605720001

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
We have a great opportunity available for someone to join our company as an Equipment Mechanic/ Equipment Operator to assist with our corn and soybean crop production. This individual will perform a variety of roles including operating tillage equipment, maintaining farm equipment, hauling grain to and from our bins, shop organization and maintenance and running irrigation pivots. Employees will need to perform preventative maintenance on agricultural equipment and implements planters, harvesters, tillage. Involves changing bearings, sprockets, chains, etc. Perform preventative and light maintenance on diesel trucks. Guidance from Manager. Haul grain via semi-truck to local terminals, learn to accurately load trucks, monitor, and report grain moisture and grades to minimize discounts received from elevator. Do land improvement such as laying drain tile and running scrapers for building terraces and improving drainage. Follow all required safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment Operator Role: May, Sept, Oct, and Nov. Operate farm equipment including tractors, auger cart, tillage, drive & unload trucks at harvest, help watch dryer and monitor grain levels in bins. Daily preventative maintenance of equipment, maintain accurate field records, load seed in shuttles tracking what hybrid/variety has been loaded and adhere to safety requirements. Irrigation/Grain Hauling Role: Jun, Jul, and Aug. Run and do maintenance on irrigation equipment. Learn to put on fertilizer and fungicides through pivots including safe handling of chemicals and accurately calculating and recording amounts used. Perform preventative and light maintenance on diesel trucks. Guidance from Manager. Haul grain via semi-truck to local terminals, learn to accurately load trucks, monitor, and report grain moisture and grades to minimize discounts received from elevator. Employees must be able to work on a team as well as work independently and must be able to work extended hours and Saturdays. Employer may provide performance bonuses at the end of the contract at the employer’s discretion. ***Please note that in 2023 and all future application our starting date will be March 1 to cover our entire crop season starting with Planting.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Job requires extensive sitting, walking, frequent stooping, and exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job requires a regular drivers license and 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
55
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Binder AgVenture
Location:
Forest City, MO 64451
Telephone Number:
+16605720001

Worksite

Address:
31669 Highway T, Forest City, MO 64451

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22069-968194
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/16/2022

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