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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Tunica Gin Corporation

Tunica, MS

$13.67 per hour


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Job Description

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Ginner/Press-Workers must be able to monitor and adjust equipment and controls. Some controls may be computer touch screen controls. Inspect machinery and equipment to ensure that it is clean and in safe working order. Following the directions of their supervisor, workers will perform some routine minor adjustments on equipment when necessary, using hand and power tools, occasionally while being 30 feet in the air. Must not be afraid of heights. Replace defective parts components or systems. Workers may be asked to do some welding. Workers must be able to walk, bend and sit for long periods of time. Work is done in all kinds of weather (from extreme heat, rain and extreme cold). Working hours may vary due to the availability of the crop, weather conditions, mechanical issues, etc. Must be able to unwrap modules, limited work with a computer, and cleaning duties. Workers may also operate a small tractor (under 75 hp) and drive a forklift with bale clamps. Workers will check and maintain proper fluid levels and refill propane tanks. Safety training for the use of all equipment and tractors will be provided. To ensure the safety of all employees, those interested in operating machinery must be able to communicate with and adequately follow instructions given by management. Management reserves the right to restrict employees from operational duties who do not show proficiency to effectively communicate with management and may therefore place other employees’ safety at risk. ** ** The ability of an employee to safely operate machinery will be left to the discretion of management. May drive workers to job site and or grocery. Workers must be able to work independently with minimum supervision. Workers should be able to conduct their jobs safely and responsibly and should not require constant supervision.
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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Applicants must be 18 years or older. Employer may conduct background checks on all new applicants for employment. Must have two months experience in cotton gin processing. Valid Drivers License required if asked to drive vehicles. Workers may be required to workday and/or night shift. Work begins at assigned time depending on what shift, day, or night. Workers must not have any physical limitations that would prevent them from climbing up or down stairs and/or ladders. Workers must be able to work all day standing up. Workers should expect periods of little/no work and hours and days will vary due to weather conditions beyond the employers control daily hours may be extended due to harvesting demands. Workers must have multi- limb coordination ability while standing and walking for long periods. Workers will make repetitive movements, extensive sitting, walking, lifting, repetitive movements, pushing and pulling, and stooping.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tunica Gin Corporation
Tunica, MS 38676
Telephone Number:


1050 Tunica Gin Road, Tunica , MS 38676

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