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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Landus Cooperative

Rake, IA

$18.00 per hour


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Job Description

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Elevator operations: Receive and unload grain operations. Keep facility clean and safe by cleaning grain areas and sweeping floors. Grain train loading operations including opening lids and sealing train cars. Operate a skid loader to clean up debris and grain detritus around the facility. Enter confined space, accompanied by at least one other employee pursuant to safety protocols, to clean out bins and boot pits. Assist in tarping grain piles. Fertilizer and chemical operations: Fill NH3 nurse tanks during season with another employee. Operate a forklift to move products. Keep facility clean and safe by cleaning agronomy areas and sweeping floors. Apply fertilizer in the field. General maintenance of the facility: Ability to learn and run power tools and agricultural equipment. Grease bearings, conveyors, and check oil in gear boxes. Identify issues or problems, such as when a bearing is bad or a broken wire on hazard monitoring equipment. Operate a lawn mower and weed eater. Employees may operate company owned trucks for transferring grain and fertilizer from farm to co-op and co-op to farm. Workers may drive tractors and operate designated towing vehicles (trucks, pick-ups) for operation if equipment, such as fertilizer tanks and application toolbars, to fertilize crops or transfer grain. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Employer will instruct workers in the safety and operation of equipment before use. Workers must operate equipment in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops, and property. Workers who are able to obtain a US driver's license may be asked to operate vehicles and/or drive other workers. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required.
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

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Workers must have 3 months experience working with agricultural equipment. Workers who are able to obtain a US driver's license may be asked to operate vehicles and/or drive other workers. Employer-paid post-hire drug testing required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Landus Cooperative
Des Moines, IA 50309
Telephone Number:


314 North Main Street, Rake, IA 50465

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