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Agricultural Equipment Operator

Tennessee Valley Cooperative LLC

Athens, AL

$14.68 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+12563683122
Email address to Apply:
taylor.mcrae@alafarm.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
8
Job Duties:
Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, handtrucks, forklifts, or transfer augers. Mix specified materials or chemicals, and dump solutions, powders, or seeds into planter or sprayer machinery. Spray fertilizer or pesticide solutions to control insects, fungus and weed growth, and diseases, using hand sprayers. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, combines, and irrigation equipment. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers. Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary. Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chains, binders, or covers.
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:
Minimum of 3 months of experience is required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30 days of hire. Lift and carry items weighing up to 60 pounds. The worker will be exposed to extreme temperatures. Extensive pushing and pulling is required. Extensive sitting is required. Repetitive movements is required. Overtime and taking holiday is mandatory. Employer requires drug screen and background check post hire at employer's expense due to the liability of operating expensive tools and equipment and the presence of children on the farm.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Tennessee Valley Cooperative LLC
Location:
Athens, AL 35611
Telephone Number:
+12563683122

Worksite

Address:
1968 Hwy 31 South, Athens, AL 35611

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-23363-599289
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
1/9/2024

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