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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Sharkey Ag Services LLC

Hollandale, MS

$12.45 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16628203426
Email address to Apply:
sharkeyagservices@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Job duties require operating heavy equipment including, but not limited to, fertilizer and lime self propelled applicators, front end loaders, self propelled sprayers, forklifts, backhoe, excavator, conveyors, self propelled mower, tender trailers, tractors with various implements attached, combines, pick up trucks, and semi trucks to transport equipment to and from jobs as well as to harvest and transport crops to elevator or storage areas. Job will also require using hand tools to perform repair and maintenance on field and fertilizer equipment, removing undesirable plants and objects from fields, cleaning equipment with pressure washers, cleaning in and around shop areas to ensure that operational areas are maintained and organized, using mowers and other tools to maintain yards and facilities. Other manual duties include securing equipment for transport, laying and removal of poly pipe and other irrigation systems, mechanic work, maintenance of all fertilizer applicators/associated equipment, farm equipment, headquarters and office locations, painting around the shop as needed, loading and shoveling fertilizer and lime, securing equipment for transport, and shovel work. Daily job duties may vary. Basic English literacy, reading, and math skills are required. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a drivers license within 30 days of hire and have 3 months of experience. Applicants must be able to use and understand the GPS equipment and variable rate technology within the machinery. Increase or bonus may be possible depending on experience or merit.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
3
Special Requirements:
Job will require periods when workers may be exposed to varying weather conditions and extensive pushing, pulling, sitting, walking, stooping, bending, or repetitive movements. Random drug testing and criminal background checks may occur post-hire at the employers expense. These checks may be performed to ensure a safe housing and work environment for all workers.
Number of Hours Per Week:
60
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sharkey Ag Services LLC
Location:
Rolling Fork, MS 39159
Telephone Number:
+16628203426

Worksite

Address:
325 Delta City Road, Hollandale, MS 38748

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22194-350445
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/5/2022

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