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Agricultural Equipment Operators and Irrigators Workers

Sabor Farms, LLC.

Hollister, CA

$19.75 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+18314240870
Email address to Apply:
hr@saborfarms.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
60
Job Duties:
Agricultural product: Parsley, cilantro, beets, leeks, radish, bok choy, napa, spring-mix, kale, cabbage, fennel spinach, cauliflower, and mix lettuce, tomatoes, celery. Under the direction of the field supervisor, workers perform general irrigation work of vegetable fields via drip tape/sprinkler irrigation, drip tape irrigation installation, repair and maintenance and sprinkler installation, repair, and maintenance. Installation, removal, painting and moving pipes. Performs maintenance and general clean up in and around vegetable fields such as weeding with a long handle hoe around irrigation valves, pipes, and trash removals. Tractor driving activities for purpose sprinkler irrigation pipe. Reports break downs and understands and abides by our safety procedures and performance standards. Can fill out maintenance and progression sheet. Harvest Weeding: Under the direction of the field supervisor, workers walk on uneven furrows looking for weeds around crops and in between product and uses a long-handled hoe to clean out unwanted product. The worker then cleans the lot for any unwanted leaves and foreign objects on the beds and removed them. Hoeing is the removal of undesirable (competition for water and nutrients) weeds around the base of the crops. It is accomplished with the use of long handled hoe. No kneeling or squatting is required. In most cases this is required once per season. The job duty of weeding will be executed with long-handled hand tools. Occasional or intermittent hand weeding in a stooped, squatting, or kneeling position is incidental to the non-hand thinning operation and constitutes 20 percent or less of the workers` weekly labor time. Employer will abide by California Code Regulations at Title 8, Section 3456. Transplant: Under the direction of the field supervisor, the transplant machine is pulled by the tractor. The tractor driver is responsible for supplying the machine with plant trays. Once plant trays are loaded on the machine, the loader then continues to supply each worker sitting on the machine with plants. As the machine moves through the field, workers remove plants from trays while riding on the machine, using both hands, without breaking the plants or roots and drop-down cone carousel. Workers walk behind the transplant machine replanting, using a hand trowel filling missing plants at the proper spacing and or fully covering existing plants with dirt. When walking on the bed, workers must take care not to trample or damage the plants or bed top. Workers who walk on the bed carry a basket with plants at their waist. By bending at the waste and using a trowel or spatula they will dig a hole, insert plant, and appropriately cover with dirt. The process is repeated. Plant trays can weigh up to 25 lbs. Agricultural Equipment Operator: Workers will drive and operate various farm equipment to perform farm field preparation such as planting, cultivating, fertilizing, farming, and maintaining farms. Will attach and adjust farm implements to tractors such as discs, plows, lasers, rippers, cultivators, listers and planters and will ensure equipment is operating properly at optimum performances. Workers must conduct daily maintenance check prior to operate the tractor, monitor, and drive tractors safely and efficiently over difficult terrain. Tractors have a capacity of under 26,001 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). Commercial drivers' license not required to drive tractors. Will need to operate an ATV or tractor to perform most duties. Can perform general maintenance on the ATV, reports break downs and understands and abides by our safety procedures and performance standards. Can fill out maintenance and progression sheets.
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:
1
Special Requirements:
Minimum Job Qualifications: Agricultural Equipment Operator specific requirements: Must have sufficient knowledge of tractor mechanics to make simple and minor adjustments and repairs to tractors. Workers will be required to understand and operate GPS operating system. Required to have knowledge of driving a tractor, must pass tractor safety training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor in a safe manner. Required basic knowledge of driving an ATV, must pass an ATV safety training and demonstrate ability to operate ATV in a safe manner. Required basic knowledge of driving a tractor, must pass a tractor safety training and demonstrate ability to operate tractor in a safe manner.
Number of Hours Per Week:
42
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
2:00 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Sabor Farms, LLC.
Location:
Salinas, CA 93901
Telephone Number:
+18314240870

Worksite

Address:
8352 Fairview Rd, Hollister, CA 95023

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24046-721736
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/1/2024

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