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Ag Equipment Operator

Droge Farms Inc.

Manhattan, MT

$15.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+14065807588
Email address to Apply:
Gdroge60@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
4
Job Duties:
Agricultural employee is required to work with many different types of farm machinery for soil preparation, crop planting and harvesting. Worker will be required to drive and control farm equipment to till soil, seed/plant, fertilize, spray pesticides, cultivate and harvest small grain and pulse crops. Employee is required to maintain and make minor repairs of the equipment they operate. Mechanical skills and experience are required to use equipment necessary to perform the tasks above. Worker will be required to perform routine mechanical repairs and maintenance on farm equipment; welding experience is preferred. The worker is also required to attach farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer, or harvester, to tractor, using mechanic’s hand tools; load and unload trucks manually or using hand truck, loader, or transfer auger; Minimal maintenance fencing will be required along with facility and grounds maintenance. To work as a general farm laborer requires physical coordination, decision-making ability, mechanical aptitude and driving skills. The ability to listen to and follow verbal directions is imperative. The job entails working outdoors in all types of weather (extreme heat, cold, wind dust, rain and snow). Worker must crouch, bend, lift and carry items weighing up to 100 pounds. Worker is required to have a current driver’s license. Employer provided items (at no cost to the worker): All tools and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned as well as transportation between worker(s) on-site housing and the work site. A cell phone or two way radio will be provided for emergency and ranch communications at no cost to the worker (excluding long distance charges).Repetitive duties to be completed on a regular/daily basis include: a. Mechanics and upkeep of farm equipment b. Mechanics shop kept in working order c. Preparing and storing equipment used in fieldwork d. Field work (includes all phases of field preparation, spraying, harvest, irrigation) e. Communicate with employer using business radio of cell phone f. Duties as assigned daily Drivers license required, 3 months experience is required. Long/odd hours with split shifts required during harvest and seeding. Increased wage and bonuses possible based on experience.
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:
Employer provided items (at no cost to the worker): All tools and equipment necessary to perform the duties assigned as well as transportation between worker(s) on-site housing and the work site. A cell phone or two-way radio will be provided for emergency and ranch communications at no cost to the worker (excluding long distance charges). The expected work schedule may be required in a split shift due to the nature of the job duties. Hours may vary due to weather, time of year and the requirements of the job. Work may be offered more than the specified hours per day, but only required to work the hours specified. Work may be offered 7 days a week but only required 6 days a week.
Number of Hours Per Week:
45
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Droge Farms Inc.
Location:
Manhattan, MT 59741
Telephone Number:
+14065807588

Worksite

Address:
7590 Stagecoach Trail Rd, Manhattan , MT 59741

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23339-546146
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/13/2023

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