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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Lutz Farms

St. Landry, LA

$12.45 per hour


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Job duties include operating equipment to harvest and haul sugarcane in connection with the harvesting of a perishable crop; perform manual labor to assist in harvesting/unloading sugarcane; repair/maintain farm vehicles, implements, mechanical equipment and trucks; 3 months previous experience of operating sugarcane harvest equipment required. Job involves extensive sitting, exposure to extreme temperatures, repetitive movements, and frequent stooping; must be able to lift 50 lbs; travel may be required to and from field locations; transportation is provided; drug screening may be required upon hire and randomly (paid for by employer). Bonus may be paid at the end of contract at the discretion of the employer. Base hours offered is 49 hours; additional hours are usually offered during a plentiful season and may include 10-40 additional hours of work depending on the nature of the season. Las tareas incluyen el manejo de equipo para cosechar y acarrear caña de azúcar en relación con la cosecha de un cultivo perecedero; realizar trabajo manual para ayudar en la cosecha/descarga de caña de azúcar; reparar/mantener vehículos agrícolas, implementos, equipos mecánicos y camiones; Se requiere experiencia previa de 3 meses de operación de equipo de cosecha de caña de azúcar. El trabajo consiste en sentarse extensamente, exponerse a temperaturas extremas, movimientos repetitivos y detenerse con frecuencia; debe ser capaz de levantar 50 libras; puede ser necesario viajar hacia y desde los lugares de destino sobre el terreno; se proporciona transporte; el examen de detección de drogas puede ser requerido al contratar y al azar (pagado por el empleador). La prima se puede pagar al final del contrato a discreción del empleador. El horario base ofrecido es de 49 horas; se suelen ofrecer horas adicionales durante una temporada abundante y pueden incluir de 10 a 40 horas adicionales de trabajo dependiendo de la naturaleza de la temporada.
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45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

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Lutz Farms
St. Landry, LA 71367
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1330 St. Landry Highway + surrounding farmland within an 18 mile radius., St. Landry, LA 71367

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