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Ag Equipment Operator

Petro Farms

Gobles, MI

$18.50 per hour


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Our farm utilizes seasonal help from spring planting through fall harvest. Employees will assist with all aspects of corn and alfalfa/grass production. Preparing the land for planting starts in March and then planting occurs from April until June. In the summer months, July to September, employees will participate by picking up rocks and maintaining the crops. In the fall, harvest and production would be September through November. Employees will be hauling and spreading manure to maintain and enrich the farms soil quality. Laborers are responsible for preparing, maintaining, cleaning, and operating all machinery used for the handling of the manure. Additional job duties may include fence maintenance (not erecting), spraying crops with a self propelled sprayer, fueling equipment, possible concrete repair to existing structures and assisting with livestock exposition. Other jobs or tasks workers may be asked to perform are: welding - stick and mig, operate torch, machinery maintenance and repair, upkeep farm/facility maintenance (cow barns), tire changes, truck maintenance (air brakes), tractor/skid steer/loader maintenance, ready machinery for planting/harvest. Workers should have electrical knowledge of equipment. No new structures will be erected. Workers may be asked to assist the farm owners with the delegation of tasks to others. These workers will not have managerial duties. Workers need ability to drive a silage truck, hook and unhook trailers and farm equipment/fieldwork implements, and conduct daily truck maintenance. Must have the ability to drive trucks on road and in fields, operate skid steer, tractor, wheel loader, and perform equipment maintenance. Must be able to lift and carry 75lbs/75yds. Minimum 3 months of general farm labor experience required. Must be able to withstand the smell of manure. Must have ability to drive a tractor. Some truck driving skills, farm machinery mechanic skills, previous hands-on farm skills are necessary. Worker may be asked to use hand tools to complete daily tasks and responsibilities. Class F Certification required or the ability to obtain a Class F Certification.
Job Classification:
45-2091.00 - Agricultural Equipment Operators

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8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

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Petro Farms
Gobles, MI 49055
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3545 102nd Ave, Gobles, MI 49055

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