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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Bert and Wetta Abilene Inc

Abilene, KS

$17.33 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17855717296
Email address to Apply:
cmcafee@usalfalfa.net

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
5
Job Duties:
We produces 1/4 inch alfalfa pellets and alfalfa meal that is sold in bulk form. We currently grow close to 4,000 acres of alfalfa. We typically try to get 4-6 cuttings per field. We also do a lot of hay grinding at our facility. We use 7-8 Field Queen Choppers to harvest the alfalfa and 4-5 tandem axle farm trucks to haul the chopped alfalfa to our Dehy Plant. Employees will operate and do the daily inspections on the cutter in a safe working manner, as well as haul chopped hay from the field to our processing plant. Employees will assist with all aspects of growing/harvesting this crop, and complete general farm duties as assigned. Employees will need to complete routine repairs and maintenance on equipment. Per state regulations, employer is exempt from a commercial CDL requirement for farm trucking. No commercial truck driving is 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

Experience Required:
Yes
Months of Experience Required:
3
Special Requirements:
Job requires a regular drivers license within 30 days of hire. Require 3 months experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Bert and Wetta Abilene Inc
Location:
Abilene, KS 67410
Telephone Number:
+17855717296

Worksite

Address:
509 SE 4th Street, Abilene, KS 67410

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23336-539176
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/15/2023

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