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Farm Worker/laborer

Downey Irrigation LLC

Garden City, KS

$16.47 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Perform the following primary duties on a farm for a farmer like: assist with the installation and repair of agricultural irrigation systems on farms. Assist with the installation and repair of feedlot/dairy, fresh water and wastewater drainage systems including pumps, discharge piping, underground piping and valving on farms.Effectively operate support equipment such as backhoes, loaders, pump rigs, cranes, trucks on farms. Secondary tasks performed on the farm for the farmer include: maintain equipment and tools, maintain inventory, complete daily work reports/data sheets, read and understand instructions/maps of worksites. Package and load supplies, equipment and material onto semi at headquarters and drive to the farms listed on Addendum B of the ETA 790A. Ensure safety of the crew, materials and equipment, compile vehicle inspection reports and perform regular maintenance and repairs on equipment and tools. Must be able to communicate with crew efficiently and effectively. Equipment: Loader / Backhoe; Skid Steer w/Attachments; Trencher; Truck Mounted Pump Hoist; Straight Trucks; Semi Trucks w/Flatbed Trailer; Crawler/Loader; F550 w/CraneCrops: Agricultural Drainage
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

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Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a CDL within 30 days of hire. Employer requires drug screen post-hire at employers expense due to the liability of driving trucks on public roads. Failure to pass drug screen will result in termination of employment. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Frequent stooping is required. Repetitive movements is required. Wage rate may increase with verifiable experience. Employer may reward exceptional work with monetary or other benefits in addition to those listed here in his sole discretion.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Downey Irrigation LLC
Garden City, KS 67846
Telephone Number:


525 N. Industrial Drive, Garden City, KS 67846

Job Order Details

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