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Field Workers

TLC Custom Farming Company, LLC

Scottsdale, AZ

$14.79 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+19289200948
Email address to Apply:
ldelacruz@tlcfarming.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
12
Job Duties:
TLC Custom Farming Company, LLC (“TLC Farming”) is a fixed-site grower which owns and/or controls its work sites (listed below) and all agricultural commodities produced at such sites. EIN 45-3937246 TLC Custom Farming Company, LLC is not a Farm Labor Contractor. Headquarters: 350 W 16th St Ste 401, Yuma, AZ 85364 phone: (928) 726-1541. Directions: From I-8 E, take exit 172 for Winterhaven Dr toward S 4th Avenue JOB DUTIES: Agriculture Field Irrigator: All work is performed in the field on the farm. Workers will unload sprinkler pipe from trailer and set up irrigation system, check and unplug sprinkler birds to ensure uniform irrigation, move sprinkler pipe multiple times in conjunction with other operations until crop is harvested, load sprinkler pipe onto trailer, install drip hose and set up drip tape system, repair in-field drip hose leaks, and remove drip tape at harvest. Other duties may include welding or splicing of drip tape, stacking of irrigation pipe, cleaning, maintaining, and repairing of sprinkler pipe and accessories, shovel and other work assigned by the supervisor. Pre-irrigation Unloading and Loading of Sprinkler Pipe: Workers walk on uneven furrows. Workers lay (or pick up) sprinkler irrigation pipes by securely connecting (or disconnecting) one pipe to (or from) another until end of irrigation line. Teams are made up of 3 workers. One worker drives a tractor with a trailer that carries aluminum pipes, while the other two workers walk behind. There are two sizes of aluminum pipe: 30’ x 3” weighing approximately 25 pounds and 30’x10” weighing approximately 50 pounds. Under the direction of the field supervisor, workers remove pipes one at a time by bending at the waist and manually unloading (or loading) pipes into (or from) the furrow to set up the field for irrigation. Pre-irrigation unloading and loading is done in fallow fields. Solid Set Unloading & Loading of Sprinkler Pipe: Workers walk on uneven furrows. Workers lay (or pick up) sprinkler irrigation pipes by securely connecting (or disconnecting) one pipe to (or from) another until end of irrigation line. Teams are made up of 3 workers. One worker drives a tractor with a trailer that carries aluminum pipes, while the other two workers walk behind. There are two sizes of aluminum pipe: 30’ x 3” weighing approximately 25 pounds and 30’x10” weighing approximately 50 pounds. Under the direction of the field supervisor, workers remove pipes one at a time by bending at the waist and manually unloading (or loading) pipes into (or from) the furrow to set the field up for irrigation. To set up an irrigation system, workers may install 10-inch mainline aluminum pipe that distributes water to lateral 3-inch lines. Solid set unloading and loading of sprinkler pipe is done when fields are planted with seeds (or transplants) or after harvest. Unplugging Sprinkler Birds: Workers walk across beds on wet, uneven furrows. Workers move within the field, searching for non-working or plugged sprinklers. Workers use employer- provided tools to unplug sprinklers. Workers must avoid stepping on and smashing the seeds and/or plants. Moving Sprinkler Lines: Workers walk across beds on uneven furrows. As directed by supervisor, workers move sprinkler pipes, one at a time, to furrows by securely connecting one end into the other. The latch must securely fit and lock into position. Workers must avoid stepping on and smashing the seeds and/or plants. There are two sizes of aluminum pipe: 30’ x 3” weighing approximately 25 pounds and 30’x10” weighing approximately 50 pounds. To set up an irrigation system, workers may install 10-inch mainline aluminum pipe that distributes water to lateral 3-inch lines. (Continues on Addendum C)
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:
1
Special Requirements:
One month of experience in agriculture field irrigation, field sanitation, harvesting one the listed commodities, or agricultural equipment operation or maintenance is required for all positions. Specific requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Workers must stand, sit, crouch, bend, reach, lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds in the course of performing required activities. Must have use of both hands and be able to use hand tools. No smoking, illegal drugs, alcohol or weapons of any sort in the housing or working fields. Ability to communicate in English or Spanish is required for training and safety purposes. (Continues on Addendum C)
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
5:00 A.M. - 12:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
TLC Custom Farming Company, LLC
Location:
Yuma, AZ 85364
Telephone Number:
+19287261541

Worksite

Address:
Scottsdale Ranch 1-15 E. Indian School Road & N. Dobson Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22182-328970
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
7/29/2022

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