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Agricultural Equipment Operator

David Stock Farm Services Inc

Fergus Falls, MN

$15.37 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
dsfsinc@prtel.com
Web address to Apply:
minnesotaworks.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
3
Job Duties:
Crops/Commodities: Corn, soybeans, small grains. This job requires a minimum of six months of verifiable prior experience operating/servicing agricultural equipment such as combines, tractors, sprayers, and balers. Crops to be harvested and/or hauled include corn, soybeans, small grains. Workers must be able to perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency. Operates self-propelled custom class harvesting machines to harvest a variety of grain and oilseed crops. Adjusts speed of cutters, blowers and conveyors, as well as the height of the cutting head, using hand tools. Changes cutting head as appropriate for crop and prepares for transportServices machinery and makes in-field repairs. Assists in the transport of seed to fields and fills planter as needed. Drives 4-wheel drive tractor to pull tillage equipment. Drive tractors, planters, and balers, and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops/commodities at a diversified farming operation. Use farm equipment to cut, pull, dig, thresh, clean, chop, bag, or bundle harvested crops. Load/unload harvested crops/commodities or other materials manually or with mechanized equipment such as conveyors, or handtrucks. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bushhogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying, mowing, tedding, raking, baling, and stacking. 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. Work is to be done in the field for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, insect spray, related chemicals, etc. may affect workers' ability to perform the job. Workers should be physically able to do the work required. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. 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. Workers may drive light company vehicles on farm. 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. 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. Employer assures that workers will be provided transportation from living quarters to work site every day (for workers who must be provided housing under the applicable regulations.) Persons seeking employment as experienced Agricultural Equipment Operator must be available for the entire period requested by the employer. Applicants must be able to furnish verifiable job reference(s) or comparable third party documentation from recent employer(s) establishing acceptable prior experience. Successful applicants will be subject to a trial period of up to five 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 retains the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but does not demonstrate the willingness to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.
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, sprayers, and balers. Crops to be harvested and/or hauled include corn, soybeans, small grains . Workers must be able to perform all duties with accuracy and efficiency. Must be able to lift/carry 60 lbs. Employer-paid drug testing required. Clean driving record required. Must have or be able to obtain drivers license within 30 days following hire. Workers with appropriate licenses and a valid doctor's certificate may be asked to drive other workers. Workers may drive light company vehicles on farm.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
David Stock Farm Services Inc
Location:
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
Telephone Number:
+12187392020

Worksite

Address:
15545 Co. Hwy 112, Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22171-296385
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/5/2022

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