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Equipment Operator

J&K Whatley Farms

Odem, TX

$13.88 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13618130106
Email address to Apply:
office@whatleyfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Operate farm equipment (tractors with implements and harvest equipment) during the season to plant, cultivate, fertilize, protect, and harvest cotton, grain sorghum, and corn crops. Operate vehicles to and from fields and tow trailers with water and fertilizer. Move farm equipment to and from fields. Daily maintenance on equipment. Operate GPS in equipment. Maintain cattle pastures and pens by mowing, repairing fence, can other maintenance duties. Clean and control brush in pastures. Maintenance on buildings. During summer harvest hours worked can range from 45-80 hours per week.
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:
Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity.
Number of Hours Per Week:
52
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:30 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
J&K Whatley Farms
Location:
Odem, TX 78370
Telephone Number:
+13618130106

Worksite

Address:
15560 County Road 1630, Odem, TX 78370

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-22325-600329
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
A worker can earn bonuses and/or wage increases based on performance and length of service with the employer, this benefit is at the sole discretion of the employer.
Date Posted:
12/8/2022

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