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Equipment Operator

Merillat Orchards LLC

Rapid City, MI

$18.50 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Workers will operate tractors, hydraulic cherry shakers, forklifts and other equipment for the harvesting of cherries. There will be some hand pruning of cherry trees and vegetation around fences with chain saws and/or loppers, and removal of excess vegetation by hand. Workers will clean, adjust, repair and perform routine maintenance on equipment (ie: lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts and other wear parts). Workers will maintain grounds and perform maintenance on buildings, fences and clean equipment as needed. Work will be performed outdoors, in all weather conditions. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides or related chemicals may affect a worker's ability to perform the job. This opportunity requires workers to have 3 months experience in maintaining and operating farm equipment, 3 months of experience in tree pruning and workers must be able to lift 50lbs and climb ladders.
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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Hours listed in Section A.6 are the anticipated hours to be worked. These hours could increase or decrease based on weather conditions, crop delay, pests or disease, crop yield, available labor, and or productivity. Use of cell phones during work hours is prohibited, supervisors will have phones in case of emergency.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Merillat Orchards LLC
Rapid City, MI 49676
Telephone Number:


12974 Chippewa Trail, Rapid City, MI 49676

Job Order Details

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A worker can earn bonuses and/or wage increases based on performance and length of service with the employer, this benefit is at the sole discretion of the employer.
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