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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Jake Steelman Trucking

Bovina, TX

$13.88 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

Full Time:
Number of Workers Requested:
Job Duties:
Employees will be required to drive a tractor for long periods of time. There will be several applications. I.E. - deep tillage, planting, harvesting, cultivating, etc. The operator will be required to hook and unhook multiple attachments to the tractor. Irrigation duties will also be present. Workers will be required to work on sprinklers as needed. Employees will be required to complete routine equipment maintenance and repairs from changing flat tires to gearboxes. Once the sprinkler is started employees will be required to clean nozzles and make sure water is flowing adequately from each hose. They will get wet. Rain suits and all tools necessary will be provided. All equipment will be expected to be well taken care of and kept clean. A couple times during the season employees will also work with livestock. We will round up cattle by horse or 4-wheeler. Calves will be sorted and processed. This is small minor part of the job description and only occurs when cattle need to be worked. During the harvest season the main duties will include driving a truck during silage harvest. Employees will need to drive trucks during silage harvest to haul the harvested crops from the fields to storage locations. Employees will need to do daily maintenance on the truck and small mechanical repairs as needed. Employees will need to grease the truck and oil chains as directed. The trailers will be self-unloading by hydraulics. Employee will load in the field and haul the silage to a dairy and unload. Drivers will be expected to stay alert and cautious. We will also need to haul and spread manure on the fields. During baling season, employees will need to haul the hay from the fields to storage. Employees will pull a flatbed trailer to haul hay bales. Bales will be loaded by the employee with a tractor or pay loader. Once the trailer is loaded the driver will strap down the hay bales and deliver to desired location.
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:
Months of Experience Required:
Special Requirements:
Job requires extensive sitting and exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures. Employer will conduct post-hire drug tests at no cost to employees to enforce a drug free workplace policy. Failing a drug test will result in termination. Employer will conduct post-hire criminal background checks at no cost to the employee and will not employ anyone with a violent/theft criminal background. Must have a regular drivers license and be able to obtain a CDL or equivalent within 30 days of hire. Require 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Jake Steelman Trucking
Bovina, TX 79009
Telephone Number:


735 County Road R, Bovina, TX 79009

Job Order Details

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