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Ag Equipment Operator

Ag Tech Drainage

Sauk Centre, MN

$15.37 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Drive and operate excavator, dozer, tile plow, farm tractor, along with pickup truck as well as possibly semi and dump truck. Will need to be able to dig set-in holes (keeping dirt separate), locate pipes, and hold grades without a spotter. Must be able to make connections and backfill using a sawzall and/or a cordless drill. Would need to be able to backfill set-ins and over-cut using bulldozers. Must have the ability to learn GPS technology along with operating the plow. Needs to be able to operate a farm tractor. All positions will require general maintenance and keep equipment clean, along with any manual labor that may come up as the daily tasks occur. Employer may request but cannot require workers to work more than 40 hours in a work week, or on their Sabbath or on Federal Holidays, due to weather conditions and other farm-related factors beyond the employer’s control. Equipment: Shovel, Sawzall, Drill, Pickups, Dozer, Excavator, Commercial Grade Tile Plow, Farm Tractors, and GPS Equipment. Interdrain 2050GP Tile Plows (3), John Deere 470G Excavator, John Deere 350D Excavator, John Deere 210G Excavators (4), John Deere 950K Dozers (2), John Deere 850J Dozer, John Deere 7920 Tractors (2), John Deere 7820 Tractor, John Deere 7730 Tractor, Chevrolet 2500 Pickup Trucks (6), Kenworth T800 Semi Trucks (2) Kenworth T800 Dump Truck
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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No minimum education required. Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire. Must have a CDL. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. Extensive sitting is required. Exposure to extreme temperatures is required. Frequent stooping is required. Repetitive movements are required. Employer requires drug screen post-hire at employers expense due to the liability of driving trucks on public roads. Employer requires criminal background check post-hire at employers expense due to expensive tools and equipment. Failure to pass drug screen and/or criminal background check will result in termination of employment.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Ag Tech Drainage
Sauk Centre, MN 56378
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40536 Us Highway 71, Sauk Centre, MN 56738

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