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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Chem Gro of Houghton, Inc.

Houghton, IA

$16.19 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13194707598

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
We need seasonal employees to assist with application of fertilizer and anhydrous ammonia to fields. Employees will need to haul fertilizer by driving fertilizer and chemical tender trucks to take fertilizer to applicator in the field. Employee will need to fill and haul anhydrous ammonia nurse tanks. Fill tanks at the main location and haul them to the applicator at the field. Operate a semi-truck to pick up grain from the field and deliver it to storage locations. Apply fertilizer to the field with a self-propelled spreader. Apply chemicals to the field with a self-propelled sprayer. Employees will need to work in the shop at the main location to fix equipment and prepare it for busy seasons including cleaning vehicles, tidying up the shop/workspace. Employees will need to complete routine repairs and maintenance on equipment. ***Please note that in 2023 and all future application we will be adjusting our starting date to March 15 to cover our entire crop 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:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Employer will conduct post-hire drug tests at no cost to the employee to enforce a drug free workplace policy. Failing a drug test will result in termination. Employer will conduct post-hire criminal background checks at no cost to the employee and will not employ anyone with a felony/theft criminal background. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job requires a regular drivers license and employee must be able to obtain a CDL or equivalent within 30 days of hire. Requires 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Chem Gro of Houghton, Inc.
Location:
Houghton, IA 52631
Telephone Number:
+13194707598

Worksite

Address:
504 Main St, Houghton, IA 52631

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22220-402347
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
8/29/2022

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