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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Franklin Farms

Newellton, LA

$14.53 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+13182822417
Email address to Apply:
walkerhead@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Franklin Farms is a row crop agricultural operation in which field prep and planting generally begin in the month of February and harvest is typically completed by November. We raise corn, soybeans and cotton. Extra help outside the core employee group is not needed outside of these months as there are not many activities in these months. Job duties will include: prepare fields for planting, attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools, operate tractors, planters, sprayers, seed drills, irrigation equipment, operate other farm equipment, engage in planting, weeding, spraying and/or harvesting activities, fertilize, dust, and spray crops, irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps, install, maintain and repair pivot irrigation systems, load and unload crops or materials, manually or using conveyors, forklifts, or transfer augers, load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks, manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery, mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into machinery, attach equipment extensions or accessories, load crops and unload crops, operate equipment to harvest crops, complete maintenance and repairs on irrigation equipment, drive pickup trucks to haul crops, supplies, and tools, inspect, adjust, and complete routine maintenance and repairs on equipment. Employees must have the ability to learn and operate GPS guidance systems. Employer may provide pay increases for performance, longevity and/or experience at employer’s discretion. Employer may provide performance bonuses at the end of the contract at the employer’s discretion.
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 repetitive movements. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must have a regular driver's license. Requires 3 months farm experience.
Number of Hours Per Week:
40
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Franklin Farms
Location:
Newellton, LA 71357
Telephone Number:
+13182822417

Worksite

Address:
102 Mailbox Road, Newellton, LA 71357

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23345-557497
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/2/2024

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