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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Irrigator

Hobson Ranch Management

Hamilton, MT

$16.54 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
hobson9951@gmail.com
Web address to Apply:
https://montanaworks.gov/

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa and grain. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to Irrigation. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season. Operate vehicle, motor bike, or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers; maintain/ repair fencing.
Job Classification:
45-2092.00 - Farmworkers and Laborers, Crop, Nursery, and Greenhouse

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:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:
48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
6:00 A.M. - 7:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Hobson Ranch Management
Location:
Hamilton, MT 59840
Telephone Number:
+14063709951

Worksite

Address:
372 Eastside Highway, Hamilton, MT 59840

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24046-723750
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/5/2024

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