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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Farmworker /laborer

Gonzalez Farm

Cornelius, OR

$17.97 per hour

INACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15032671880
Email address to Apply:
GonzalezFarmsJobs@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Other Irrigation Duties: 1. Remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields. 2. Lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts, such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools. 3. Observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water. 4. Disassemble, service and store pipe/mainlines/wheel lines across filed as specified intervals and after irrigation season. 5. Operate center pivot irrigation system. Perform standard repair and maintenance duties as required. 6. To meet minimum and acceptable performance standards, workers must, after a 10 day conditioning period, be able to move an average of at least (90) 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions. Workers must also be able to move (2) wheel lines per hour. 7. Remove/install paper cover. This job position encompasses irrigation of all crops that are grown, as well as other irrigation related job tasks that include, but are not limited to: 1. Operate/maintain irrigation equipment. 2. Irrigation related shoveling, ditching, weed eating, weed removal from ditch bank, field border cleaning, hauling and ground preparation. 3. Use of hand tools as needed for irrigation purposes include, but are not limited to, hoes, picks, bars, shovels, shears, clippers, loppers and saws. 4. Lift, carry and load/unload products or supplies. 5. Perform other irrigation related manual tasks Hand Lines: 1. Connect pipes. 2. Check the alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution. 3. Attach lines to water supply. 4. Prime/turn on pump. 5. Turn valves to start flow of water. 7. Move pipes through freshly irrigated crop and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times. 8. Lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 60 pounds on a sustained basis. Flood Irrigation: 1. Lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field. 2. Shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment of cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow. 3. Close gates in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded. 4. Open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch. 5. Siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas. 6. Shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water. 7. Mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. 8. Gated pipe installation and removal. Prime gated pipe system. Open and close all gates on gated pipes as irrigation management requires. Field/Packing House Lead Main duty is to ensure that crops that are being harvested on the field are getting to the packing area. Also, to provide field manager with needed supplies and equipment needed in the field for crops to be harvested.
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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience handling manual tasks associated with irrigation installation, flood irrigation. 4e) Must be able to lift and/or load 60lbs. 4g) Work may take place when temperatures are below freezing and above 100 degrees Fahrenheit. 4h) May require extensive pulling and/or pushing of tools, wheelbarrows, fruit containers, etc. 4i) May require worker to sit and/or walk for extensive periods of time while sorting, picking, examining, weeding, transporting, pruning, etc. 4j) Workers will be required to stoop and/or bend over while performing farm labor such as weeding, irrigating, pruning, picking, removing debris, etc. 4k) There will be repetitive movements while performing most of the farm labor duties, for example picking, sorting, pruning, shoveling, weeding, etc.
Number of Hours Per Week:
35
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 2:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Trade Name/Doing Business As:
Gonzalez Farm
Company Name:
Gonzalez Harvesting, Inc
Location:
Cornelius, OR 97113
Telephone Number:
+15037503573

Worksite

Address:
4244 SW Golf Course RD, Cornelius , OR 97113

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23087-884270
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
4/14/2023

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