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Ag Equipment Operator

Shoesole Farms, Inc.

Murtaugh, ID

$14.68 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production sugar beets, alfalfa, grain, triticale, corn, potatoes, and wheat. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to harvest truck driving. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach, and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, ferlize, haul manure to fertilize fields, and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload trucks; operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties. Duties related to Harvest Truck Driving will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: drive, load/unload 10 wheel and/or semi-trucks and 2 or 3 axle trucks; backup trucks in tight maneuvering condition; climb in and out of tall trucks and various truck beds and or trailers several times a day; operate telehandler with bale fork; operate tractors/ trucks to load/unload products; work with augers, gas motors; generators and electrical cords; watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly; adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions; transport products; keep a daily log of products and vehicle service; keep trucks in working order by performing small repairs and conducting daily general maintenance duties to mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment; report truck problems to farm mechanic. Irrigation duties will include the following: disassemble, service, and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.
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:
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with driving a 10-wheel truck. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license.
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Shoesole Farms, Inc.
Murtaugh, ID 83344
Telephone Number:


3195 North 4300 East (worksites within a 20-mile radius), Murtaugh , ID 83344

Job Order Details

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The highest applicable wage will be paid at the time the work is performed, for every hour or portion thereof worked during a work contract period, including any higher or lower adjustments published by the Department of Labor.
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