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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Whole Seed Farm LLC

Atkinson, NE

$18.32 per hour


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Job Description

Full Time:
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Job Duties:
Shipping: Operate equipment to load seed potatoes onto lines to ship on trucks, set up potato conveyor and piler line, sanitize equipment, guide potato trucks to potato line, monitor flow of potatoes, remove debris from potato line. Empty debris in truck, clean and sanitize line and trucks. Preparing seed potatoes for planting: Operate equipment to load seed potatoes onto cutting line, setup and fill large plastic totes for storing seed potatoes, move totes around with fork lift, moveequipment between storages, collect potato samples off of the line, empty skid-steer into debris truck and weigh at scale, empty debris truck, ensure all potatoes are removed from equipment and trucks between lots, clean and sanitize line and trucks Planting: Move equipment between fields, clean and sanitize trucks, drive trucks to/from fields, clean and sanitize all equipment between seed lots, position culverts for ventilation system, operate tractors for tilling and planting, operate skid steer and piler to load potatoes on planter. Hours worked are dependent on the weather.
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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Special Requirements:
Whole Seed Farm LLC requires workers to have a driver's license when operating farm equipment vehicles. Whole Seed farms will facilitate H-2A workers getting a driver's license. All tools, supplies, and equipment required to perform the duties assigned will be provided to the workers without charge or deposit charge. Whole Seed farm LLC guarantees the worker employment of 494 work hours which is equal to at least three-fourths of the 94 workdays of the total contract period. If a worker voluntarily abandons employment before the end of the contract period or terminated for cause, and the employer provides timely notification to the NPC and DHS which will relieve subsequent transportation and subsistence cost and the 3/4 guarantee.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Whole Seed Farm LLC
Atkinson, NE 68713
Telephone Number:


48002 879 Road, Atkinson, NE 68713

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