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Agricultural Equipment Operator

River Vista Farms, LLC

Colusa, CA

$19.75 per hour


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Job Description

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Observe and listen to machinery operations to detect equipment malfunctions. Operate or tend equipment used in agricultural production, such as tractors, 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. Workers will conduct pre-harvest, post-harvest, and end-of-season activities including repairing, cleaning and preparing farm equipment for following season. Operate tractors and small ATVs to prepare land for planting, plant seeds, apply fertilizers and/or apply pesticides, irrigation installation and maintenance, harvest, and prepare the ground for the next crop. Ground preparation, planting, irrigating, hoeing, pruning, cultivation and harvesting of all crops to include, walnuts, almonds, pecans, wheat, rice, sunflowers, cucumbers, melons, squash, and tomatoes. In order to perform this kind of work, workers must be able to work outside for at least 8 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to perform all listed activities manually as well as mechanically, while working rapidly and skillfully with hands. The worker will be provided all necessary equipment to perform these tasks. Workers must be able to listen, understand, and follow the instructions of company supervisors and managers. Workers must be willing to perform all duties according to the employers rules and regulations during the contract period. Performing physical activities that require considerable use of arms and legs, moving the entire body such as lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling materials by hand, hoeing tomatoes, melon, cucumbers, squash, and sunflowers. Set up and operate irrigation equipment. Clear and maintain irrigation ditches. By hand, planting and pruning almonds, walnuts, and pecans. Use tools shovel, long-handled hoe, pruning shears, siphon pipes. Workers will be provided with all necessary equipment to complete tasks, and equipment must be returned once tasks have been completed. Must be willing to ask questions when instructions are unclear. Must be eager to use safe work practices, listen, learn, and work, diligently, steady-paced, and maintain the pace of the crew. In order to perform this type of work, workers must be able to work in a variety of weather conditions on occasion and have the requisite strength and endurance to do repetitive tasks while meeting stated performance standards. Please see addendum C
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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This job requires a minimum of 3 months of agricultural equipment operator and agricultural experience working in diversified crops, handling manual and mechanical tasks, including agricultural field work. Verifiable work experience is required. Please see addendum C.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
River Vista Farms, LLC
Colusa, CA 95932
Telephone Number:


3536 Hwy 45, Colusa, CA 95932

Job Order Details

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