IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING WAGES FOR TEMPORARY AGRICULTURAL JOBS

The Department of Labor recently announced new minimum wage rates, called Adverse Effect Wage Rates (AEWRs), that employers must offer and pay, at the time work is performed, to nonimmigrant H-2A workers and workers in corresponding employment beginning on the effective date of the new wage rates. To see the new hourly AEWRs for non-range occupations (effective December 29, 2021) and the national monthly AEWR for herding or production of livestock work on the range (effective January 1, 2022), please visit: https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/foreign-labor/wages/adverse-effect-wage-rates

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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Demaray Harvesting & Trucking, L.L.C.

Casa Grande, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
tim@demarayharvesting.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
30
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: harvesting of grain, grass and oilseed crops. Operates self-propelled Class 7 or 8 combine to harvest a variety of grain, grass and oilseed crops. Adjusts speeds of cutters, blowers and conveyors and the height of the harvesting platform, using hand tools when necessary. Changes harvesting platform as appropriate for crop and prepares for transport. Drives tractor and grain cart to unload combines while moving in the field and transfers into trucks. Drives transporter trucks short distances to haul harvest machines between worksites and haul grain to the farmer bins or local grain store. Services machinery, trucks and trailers and makes in-field repairs. Service would include lubrication of grease points, and inspection and maintenance of fluid levels, tire air pressures, belt and conveyer chain tensions, radiator and filter function and brake performance. Repairs would include removal and replacement of tires, wheels, bearings, belts, wear parts, filters, brake shoes, wheel seals, suspension parts, lights and lenses and chain or chain links. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Workers must assist in loading trucks to prevent overloading and to correctly distribute load. Work may also include mechanized field work using power equipment. By way of example and not limitation power equipment may include tractors, grain carts, planters, sprayers, cultivators, grain augers and other equipment. Workers will be expected to be able to operate agricultural equipment and trucks with or without direction. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Due to the remote and unique nature of the work to be performed, the employer will provide at no cost to the workers, an effective means of communicating with persons capable of responding to the worker's needs in case of an emergency, specifically business band radios. Persons seeking employment as experienced Agricultural Equipment Operator must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial period of up to thirty days during which their performance of required tasks will be evaluated. If the performance is not acceptable to the employer the worker's employment will be terminated. Employer has a drug policy that requires pre-employment testing, as well as post-employment employer-paid random, upon suspicion and post-accident testing. These policies are carried out uniformly for all employees, both foreign and domestic. Tests are conducted in accordance with DOT standards after the initial employment offer has been extended and accepted. Drug testing is not required as part of the interview process, but any worker who fails a mandatory drug test and is unable to obtain the required licensing as a result will be terminated. An applicant for this job must be available to work for the entire itinerary. An applicant referred to the employer after the labor certification has been granted, but before 50 percent of the work contract period for the entire itinerary has elapsed, must be available and willing to join the employer at whatever place the employer is located at the time and remain with the employer for the duration of the itinerary. Employer attests that it has sent (or will promptly send) original surety bond to CNPC.
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:
This job requires a minimum of six months of verifiable prior experience operating/servicing agricultural equipment such as combines, tractors, trucks, grain carts, sprayers, planters and balers. Workers must be able to perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Saturday work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid drug testing required. Must have or be able to obtain the appropriate driver's license to permit driving of air brake equipped trucks within 30 days of hire. Must be able to pass test for said licenses in language in which administered. Must furnish to employer a current drivers abstract showing acceptable driving record.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Demaray Harvesting & Trucking, L.L.C.
Location:
Casa Grande, AZ 85194
Telephone Number:
+19522151277

Worksite

Address:
2082 Curry Rd., Casa Grande, AZ 85194

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22166-283181
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/23/2022

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