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- Job requires the operation of various tractors and farm equipment to till soil; work ground; prepare and maintain land; and plant, irrigate, fertilize, spray, cultivate, harvest, and transport crops to elevator or storage area. Equipment that workers may be required to operate includes, but is not limited to, tractors with various implements, sprayers, combines, back-hoes, mowers, track-hoes, and ATVs. Non CDL farm trucks will be loaded with agricultural products and driven on the farm and to storage facilities. Job also requires loading seed into planters; properly mixing chemicals; loading chemicals into sprayers; changing combine cutting heads; rouging fields and using hand tools to remove undesirable plant varieties, trash, and other objects from fields; welding; performing general maintenance, repairs and/or clean-up of storage sheds, pivot points, buildings, barns and all farm equipment; baling hay; ensuring operational areas are organized and well maintained; using hand tools and equipment to repair, clean and maintain farm vehicles, machinery and specialized machinery and agricultural equipment; regularly servicing equipment; receiving crop for storage at grain storage facility; disposing of spoiled grain; transporting grain from fields to grain bins; loading and unloading grain into trucks while keeping grain level; operating augers and grain conveying equipment; and shoveling grain. The job will require workers to tend to livestock as required. There are few typical days and workers may be required to change duties and/or locations often and engage in various general functions. Daily duties may vary depending on crop, weather, and field conditions. The employer reserves the right to increase workers' pay or provide bonuses based on tenure, performance, or other factors that are solely based on the discretion of the employer.
Employees will perform custom combining crew duties only at the locations of the fixed site growers listed in the itinerary. Custom combining duties will include operating combines, tractors with grain carts, and non CDL farm trucks to harvest crops. While performing harvesting duties workers will be required to perform repair, maintenance, and service on combining equipment when necessary. Workers will also be required to change cutting heads of combines when necessary. All duties related to planting, irrigating, spraying and cultivating crops will only be performed on the farm and in relation to the crops owned and controlled by Lorang Grain, LLC.
- Job Classification:
- 45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators