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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Champion Farms, Inc.

Hemingford, NE

$16.47 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
referrals@maslabor.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Corn, wheat, hay. Mechanics will perform regular preventative service, maintenance and repairs on various types of equipment, mainly irrigation pivots, to ensure efficiency of operation. Job duties will include the regular servicing of farm equipment, tractors and vehicles. Inspect equipment for wear, damage, or specific problems that might affect performance. Perform tune-ups, including diagnostics for repair or replacement, and adjust or replace items as necessary. Inspection and preventative service of fleet will regularly expose workers to moving mechanical parts. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repair. Build/repair fences. Workers may be asked to operate equipment. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employer’s products and property. Failure to comply with safety requirements and operating instructions may result in disciplinary action up to and including immediate termination. Employer requires all newly-hired employees to take and pass an employer-paid drug test before starting work. Drug test not required for prospective applicants prior to hiring decision. All testing is conducted uniformly after an initial job offer has been extended and accepted by the new hire. Workers testing positive will be immediately terminated and paid for all hours worked between the first date of employment and the date of termination, if any. In the case of a non-local or foreign worker who is terminated for failure to pass a drug test, the employer will arrange least-cost transportation to the worker's place of recruitment, at the worker's expense. The employer will also test upon reasonable suspicion of use. Clean driving record required. Must have or be able to obtain driver’s license within 30 days following hire. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may be asked to drive other workers.Must successfully complete pesticide handling safety training with option for continued license/training for willing participants. Supervisor(s) will provide instructions and directions to workers. Workers must be able to comprehend and follow instructions and communicate effectively to supervisors. Unusual, complex or non-routine activities will be supervised. Workers expected to perform basic duties in a proficient manner without close supervision. Must be willing/comfortable working independently with little to no supervision. Employer may request, but not require, workers to work more than the stated daily hours and/or on a worker’s Sabbath or federal holidays. Workers will have an unpaid lunch break. Worker must report to work at designated time and place each day. Daily or weekly work schedule may vary due to weather, sunlight, temperature, crop conditions, and other factors. Employer will notify workers of any change to start time. TERMINATION. All workers will be subject to a five-day trial period, during which the employer will evaluate workers' performance of required tasks. Employer reserves the right to terminate a worker at the conclusion of the trial period if the worker’s performance fails to satisfy the employer’s reasonable expectations, or is otherwise unacceptable. Employer may terminate a worker for lawful job-related reasons, including but not limited to situations in which the worker: (1) Is repeatedly absent or tardy; (2) malingers or otherwise refuses, without cause, to perform the work as directed; (3) commits act(s) of misconduct or repeatedly violates the Work Rules; and/or (4) fails, after completing the five day trial period, to perform work in a competent and skillful manner, consistent with the employer's reasonable expectations. Non-U.S. workers may be displaced as a result of one or more U.S. workers becoming available for the job during the employer’s recruitment period.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operator

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:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months agricultural equipment mechanic experience. Applicants must be able to furnish verbal or written statement establishing relevant prior work experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid pre-employment and post-hire drug testing required. Clean driving record required. Must have or be able to obtain driver's license within 30 days of hire.
Number of Hours Per Week:
38
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Champion Farms, Inc.
Location:
Hemingford, NE 69348
Telephone Number:
+13084873641

Worksite

Address:
6655 Dodge Rd, Hemingford, NE 69348

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22090-026570
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/6/2022

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