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Agricultural Equipment Operators

Wilson Farming Partnership

Holly Grove, AR

$13.67 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+15015166223
Email address to Apply:
twilson@farmersupply.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by the supervisor. Duties may vary from time to time. Workers will drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, and store grain crops. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc and drill to tractor. Till soil: plant and cultivate grain such as rice, soybeans, corn, milo, and wheat. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Perform a variety of duties such as driving grain trucks to transport crops to elevator or storage area no more than 20 miles from the farm. Must be able to lift 75-100 lbs. Workers will also haul rice, corn and soybeans. Workers will do pre-harvest grain bin maintenance. Duties may be to inspect inside of bin. Workers will check for birds’ nests, cracked belts, rough sounds in the motor, and any divots in the track. Workers must be familiar with grain bins. Inspect outside of bins, making sure the door is sealing properly with no visible gaps. Inspect ladders and steps for loose bolts, broken ladder rungs, and clear them of all obstructions. Workers will also inspect fan and heater. Workers will be responsible for doing minor repairs on machinery, operating of grain bin facilities and driving semis delivering grain to the local mills and grain terminals on the farm – No CDL required. Workers will operate and use the following farming equipment and tools: John Deere tractors, shovel, scoop, 4 wheelers, big trucks, track line, power units, side by side, pickup trucks, welder, shop tools, poly pipe. Workers may transport workers to/from worksite and housing and to/from the grocery store each week. • Workers may adjust, make minor repairs to farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. • Attach farm implements or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. • Guide products on conveyors to regulate flow through machines, and to discard diseased or rotten products. • Irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps. • Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. • Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. Detailed Work Activities • Irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps. • Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. • Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. • Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. • Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. • Operate equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. • Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops. • Position boxes or attach bags at discharge ends of machinery to catch products, removing and closing full containers. • Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers. • Walk beside or ride on planting machines while inserting plants in planter mechanisms at specified intervals. • Weigh crop-filled containers, and record weights and other identifying information.
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:
All tools supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. Valid Drivers License required to operate the companys vehicles. Must be able to obtain a drivers license within 30-90 days of hire. Applicants must be 18 years or older. 1-year experience required on agricultural equipment operating. The employer may conduct a criminal background check pre-hire on all new applicants at the employers expense. Hours of work may increase/decrease depending on crop yield and or weather and can occur at any time throughout the season. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach, and lift. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid w
Number of Hours Per Week:
50
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Wilson Farming Partnership
Location:
Holly Grove, AR 72069
Telephone Number:
+15015166223

Worksite

Address:
19213 Hwy 17, Holly Grove, AR 72069

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23345-557628
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
12/28/2023

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