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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Equipment Operator

Santa Margarita Ranch, LLC

Yerington, NV

$16.63 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Email address to Apply:
smranch775@gmail.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
1
Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, grass, and small grain hay. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to minor agricultural equipment maintenance and repairs. The job duties of the Mechanical Assistant may include the following responsibilities: adjust, repair and service farm machinery such as wheel loaders, tractors, tillage implements, planting equipment, trucks, harvesting equipment, and other farm implements; notify shop supervisor when machinery malfunctions; perform minor mechanical adjustments, repairs, and lubrication on farm machinery; repair or replace defective parts using hand tools such as grinders, saws, drill presses, hand drills, pressure washers, painting tools, and tire repair tools; may assist in the repair of axles; replace and repair tarps; inspect mechanical equipment to locate damage, defects, or wear and report findings to supervisor; perform general cleanup of shop areas, fields, crop storage, and farm areas; load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, forklifts, or transfer augers; clean equipment; perform miscellaneous duties related to general farm work and general cleanup of farm property. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach, and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize, and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds by hand or burning; remove rocks from field; replace/repair fencing; perform general cleanup of farm areas; drive, load/unload farm trucks; 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. 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 on pump; 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. Pivots: operate, maintain and repair system. 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; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Other Irrigation Duties: assist with irrigation mainline installation; 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.
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:
No
Special Requirements:
Applicants must have 20 days experience with the applicable job duties 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 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:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Santa Margarita Ranch, LLC
Location:
Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:
+17753027136

Worksite

Address:
136 East Walker Road, Yerington, NV 89447

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24078-809350
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
3/25/2024

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