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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Fitts, Fitts & Pate Iv

Moorhead, MS

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+16622070463
Email address to Apply:
pwfitts@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
All work is performed on a farm for a farmer. Workers would perform duties like loading seeds into planters and drive tractors attached to planters. Typical maintenance on farm equipment such as checking and adding lubricants, fix flat tires, small repairs such as replacing hoses etc. Assisting with irrigation of crops by laying poly pipe and removal at end of the season. Monitoring irrigation progress by walking in the fields. Driving tractors attached to scrapers and other field equipment. Operation of dozers and excavators. Performing precision landforming with aid of lasers and GPS systems. Typical maintenance on dirt moving equipment such as checking and adding lubricants, fix flat tires, small repairs such as replacing hoses etc. Removing failed parts off tractors and putting them back on tractors such as hydraulic hoses, air condition parts, rear and front differentials, transmissions, or anything needed repaired on a tractor. General maintenance on trucks. Driving tractors attached to grain carts to move harvested grain from combine harvesters to trucks for delivery to the grain storage facilities located on employers' farms. General upkeep of shop area including cleaning, mowing, and weed eating. Spraying ditches and shop yard for weeds. Equipment: Tractors, scrapes, combines, dozer, trackhoe.
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:
Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Extensive pushing and pulling is required. Extensive sitting is required. Extensive walking is required.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Fitts, Fitts & Pate Iv
Location:
Moorhead, MS 38761
Telephone Number:
+16622070463

Worksite

Address:
174 Moorhead Itta Bena Rd., Moorhead, MS 38761

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539009
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/14/2023

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