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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Somerset Straw Farm LLC

Princess Anne, MD

$17.20 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17172780227
Email address to Apply:
Somersetstrawllc@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, handtrucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and balers. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Direct and monitor the activities of work crews engaged in harvesting activities. Weigh crop-filled containers, and record weights and other identifying information. Drive trucks to haul bales of hay from farm to barn. Drive and operate farm machinery to harvest and store crops. Tow harvesting equipment. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Use GPS auto-steer systems. Employers will provide handheld radios free of charge in each vehicle the workers will use for the entire duration of the contract period. These radios can contact supervisors or emergency services
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 sitting is required. Overtime and taking holiday is mandatory.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Somerset Straw Farm LLC
Location:
Princess Anne, MD 21853
Telephone Number:
+17172780227

Worksite

Address:
Farm, 10020 Stewart Neck Rd, Princess Anne, MD 21853

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539076
Multiple Worksites:
No
Additional Wage Information:
$17.20 per hour in Maryland; $15.81 per hour in Virginia.
Date Posted:
1/23/2024

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