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- Agricultural Equipment Operator: cultivates and mechanically harvests flue-cured tobacco, peanuts, sweet potatoes, soybeans, cotton, corn, wheat, oats, and rye. Operate or tend equipment or machinery used in agricultural production, such as tractors, self-propelled combines, and irrigation equipment. Operate towed machines such as seed drills and sprayers to plant, fertilize, dust and spray crops. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect problems. Troubleshoot, repair and perform minor maintenance on farm vehicles and equipment. 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. Soybeans, Corn, Rye, Oats, and/or Wheat: Workers will walk along rows as specified by employer and remove weeds and grass from fields by hand or using a hoe. Workers will cultivate by hand or with mechanical cultivator attached to farm tractor. Worker may operate mechanical combine to harvest these crops. 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 200+ h.p. equipment including 6-row, self-propelled cotton harvester and GPS guided equipment.
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 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 Agrcola: cultiva y cosecha mecnicamente tabaco curado al humo, cacahuetes, camotes, haba de soja, algodn, maz, trigo, avena y centeno. Operar o tienden equipo o maquinaria utilizada en la produccin agrcola, como tractores, cosechadoras autopropulsadas y equipos de riego. Operar mquinas remolcar como sembradoras y pulverizadores para plantar, fertilizar, polvo y rociar los cultivos. Observar y escuchar a la operacin de maquinaria para detectar problemas. Solucionar problemas, reparar y realizar el mantenimiento de menor importancia en los vehculos y equipos agrcolas. Manejar camiones y remolques agrcolas para transportar materiales agrcolas relac
- Job Classification:
- 45-2092.02 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop