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Ag Equipment Operator

Howell Farming Company, Inc.

Goldsboro, NC

$14.16 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19197341118
Email address to Apply:
gfhowell7@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
www.ncworks.gov

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Agricultural Equipment Operator: Operate tractors to transplant, cultivate, machine harvest and plow crops. Operate towed machines such as transplanters and sprayers to plant, fertilize, dust and spray crops. May operate forklift to load and unload harvested 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 employer or supervisor. 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. 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. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. 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 drivers 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 150 hp tractors with farm implements. 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 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 workers 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 workers supervisor. Operador de Equipo Agrcola: Operar tractores para trasplantar, cultivar, cosecha con mquina Y arada la cosecha. Operar mquinas de remolques como trasplantadores y pulverizadores para plantar, fertilizar, pulverizar y pulverizar los cultivos. Puede operar caretillas elevadoras para cargar y descargar cultivos cosechados. Observar y escuchar el funcionamiento de las maquinarias para detectar problemas. Resolver problemas, reparar y realizar trabajos de mantenimiento pequeos en vehculos y equipos agrcolas. Conducir camiones y remolques de granja para acarrear materiales, suministros, y cosechados de la granja a los lugares designados segn lo dirige el patrn o el supervisor.
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:
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. Use of personal cell phone or other personal electronic device during working hours strictly prohibited except for work-related calls or emergencies and violation may result in immediate termination. 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 drivers license issued by
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Howell Farming Company, Inc.
Location:
Goldsboro, NC 27530
Telephone Number:
+19197341118

Worksite

Address:
164 Frankie's Lane, Goldsboro, NC 27530

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22087-015264
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/6/2022

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