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Ag Equipment Operator

Van Kooten Ag Service, Inc.

Volga, SD

$16.47 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16056959686
Email address to Apply:
jndvk@msn.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
15
Job Duties:
Job requires the operation of self-propelled custom class harvesting machines and tractors to harvest a variety of grain and foraging crops; adjusting the speed of cutters, blowers, conveyors, and height of cutting heads using hand tools; changing cutting heads as appropriate for crops; performing mechanical repair, maintenance, and regular service of machinery; blowing out radiators when temps rise; driving heavy trucks to transport crops to elevators or storage facilities; and driving trucks to transport harvesting equipment between work locations. Manual labor in the form of pressure washing and tire cutting, moving, and changing while machines are in fields will also be required. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. Pay increase or bonus may be possible depending on experience and merit.
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:
6
Special Requirements:
Job requires having or being able to obtain a driver's license after 30 days of hire. Basic English literacy and math skills are required. Time spent taking one written license test and one driving test will be considered paid time. Additional testing, if required, will be the workers' expense. Extensive sitting or walking will be required when operating harvesting equipment for multiple hours per day.
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Van Kooten Ag Service, Inc.
Location:
Volga, SD 57071
Telephone Number:
+16056959686

Worksite

Address:
46287 209th St, Volga, SD 57071

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22136-177096
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
5/27/2022

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