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Ag Equipment Operator/livestock Worker

Deberrard Cattle Co. LLC

Laramie, WY

$14.68 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Perform any combination of the following tasks required in equipment operation, farmwork and the production of crops: adjust alignment of pipes ; adjust gates and pipe connections to control water flow; adjust valves to start and/or adjust water flow; adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions; apply medications to cuts and bruises; apply, monitor, and control fertigation (applying fertilizer through irrigation) chemicals applied through irrigation system; dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery; evaluate the condition of the crop/weather and adjust harvesting activity based on evaluation; irrigate soil through operation of sprinkler systems which includes but is not limited to adjusting valves to start and/or adjust water flow, using proper material and methods to repair irrigation equipment; loading/unloading trucks; maintain/drive/attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, apply chemicals and harvest crops; maintenance of farm structures; mix specified material or chemicals and dump solutions/powders into irrigation system or sprayer machinery; observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions; operate maintain and repair all components of a sprinkler; operate multiple types of pumps; perform some maintenance and adjustments to implements/tractors/equipment; removal of excess plant growth from farm grounds; remove pipe from fields and place in storage; remove pipe from storage; shovel and pack dirt in low spots or cut trenches to direct water flow; use proper material and methods to repair irrigation equipment. Perform any combination of the following tasks attending to livestock: apply herbicides to noxious, invasive and poisonous plant species on grazing areas; apply medications to cuts and bruises; assist in the maintenance of tools, equipment and handling facilities necessary to production; assist with castration of livestock; assist with the vaccination of livestock by herding into corrals and/or stalls or manually restraining animals ; attend to pregnant livestock and newborn offspring (including night checks); brand, tag, clip or otherwise mark young animals for identification purposes; build and/or maintain fence and facilities to ensure the safety and health of animals and forage; clean and disinfect livestock corrals, pens and handling facilities; examine animals to detect diseases and injuries; feed and water and ensure adequate provision of both; guard against predatory animals and from eating poisonous and/or noxious plants; lift and stack bales of hay and sacks of grain and mineral onto a feed truck or wagon; operate and tend equipment such as pickups, 4-wheelers, tractors, tub grinders and skid steers trailers (livestock, utility and flatbed); spray livestock with insecticide.
Job Classification:
45-2093.00 - Farmworkers, Farm, Ranch, and Aquacultural Animals

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

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Required to: perform tasks capably and efficiently without close supervision. live and work singly or in small groups of workers in isolated areas for extended periods of time. to ride, handle and tend horses in a manner to assure the safety and health of the worker, co-workers, horses and livestock. to operate equipment and machinery required to perform job duties indicated in a safe and responsible manner. to maintain equipment and machinery to a standard established by the employer. work outdoors in all types of weather and may experience occasional exposure to hazards such as poisonous snakes, biting insects and extreme temperature. attend animals during all hours of the day as required for their safety and well-being. maintain and manage remote housing locations in a safe and responsible manner. work with and around farm machinery such as tractors for supplemental feeding purposes and ATVs for movement of livestock. demonstrate commonsense and awareness of safe equine
Number of Hours Per Week:
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Deberrard Cattle Co. LLC
Laramie, WY 82070
Telephone Number:


152 Ryff Rd, Laramie, WY 82070

Job Order Details

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Plus Room
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