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Field Worker

Heritage Farms, LLC

Holtville, CA

$17.51 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17605505804
Email address to Apply:
jrios@heritagefarmsllc.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
23
Job Duties:
Agricultural Field Worker Duties: • Sudan Grass and Alfalfa harvest (hand and machine) • Clean and washes different types of equipment, vehicles and machinery. • May be assigned to install and collect mice traps in production fields. • Transport equipment to different locations. • Conduct company errands as assigned. • Clean and clear debris. • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers. • Maintain a safe working environment and use appropriate personal protective equipment. • Comply with company policies, safety regulations and legal guidelines. • Performs other tasks as assigned. Qualifications: • Comfortable working with small equipment or ability to learn new skills. • Team player and effective collaborator. • Ability to perform tasks quickly and accurately. • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic. Selection Guidelines: • Some experience in farming including the operation of tractors and other farm equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Physical Requirements: • Communicates orally with management and co-workers by telephone or in person. • Required to stand and walk for extended periods of time during work shift. • Routinely required to stoop, bend, kneel, lift, and reach, in the performance of job function. • Requires the essential use of hands, speech, eyesight, and hearing. • Spend most of the time outdoors, exposed to potentially difficult environment conditions. • Lifting limitations for this position: 30-50 lbs. Agricultural Equipment Mechanic Job Duties: • Inspect vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose issues accurately. • Inspect vehicle computer and electronic systems to repair, maintain and upgrade. • Conduct routine maintenance work (replacing fluids, lubricating parts etc.) aiming to vehicle functionality and longevity. • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use. • Repair or replace broken or dysfunctional parts and fix issues (e.g. leaks). • Provide accurate estimates (cost, time, effort) for a repair or maintenance job. • Keep logs on work and issues. • When needed, fabricates special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings. • Maintain equipment and tools in good condition. Maintain a safe working environment and use appropriate personal protective equipment. • Comply with company policies, safety regulations and legal guidelines. • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • Proven experience as auto mechanic work. • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles. • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods. • Ability to handle various tools (e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift). • Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc. • Familiarity with government regulations, legal issues, safety protocols and procedures. • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. • Excellent communication skills, oral and written. • Ability to prioritize, multitask and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced changing environment.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
Minimum Job Qualifications: Three months sudan grass and alfalfa harvest or 3 month experience on harvest machines and agricultural farm equipment (tractors, trucks, diesel/hydraulic equipment) or 3 months experience commercial truck driving. Workers must be able to lift 60-90 lbs frequently. Work is performed outdoors in open fields and can involve exposure to sun, wind, mud, dust, heat, cold and other elements of the normal outdoor grove environment. Temperatures can range from 20 degrees F to over 100 degrees F during the period of employment. Workers should come prepared with appropriate clothing and footwear for the work and working conditions described.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Heritage Farms, LLC
Location:
Holtville, CA 92250
Telephone Number:
+17605505804

Worksite

Address:
2355 E US HWY 98, Holtville, CA 92250

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22092-031861
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/20/2022

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