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Heavy and Tractor-trailer Truck Drivers

Black Gold Farms Inc

Sturgis, MI

$25.09 per hour


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Job Description

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Job Duties:
1. Follow supervisor instructions always and arrive to work on time. 2. Conduct thorough and accurate pre-trip inspections on field trucks, semi-trucks & trailers. 3. Safe and correct operation of trucks. Perform duties in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. 4. Safe and correct hook-up of trailers. 5. Safely and correctly load/unload trailer with potato seed and tie down load as needed. 6. Correctly distribute potatoes in trailer to comply with state and federal regulations. 7. Follow delivery instructions to and from the harvesting location & accurately complete logs & other necessary forms. 8. Deliver & pickup other farm related materials when necessary to field locations. 9. Maintain and care for tarps, ropes, and all other driver/truck equipment. 10. Communicate with dispatcher, planter supervisors, field supervisors, & other co-workers, and field & farm receiving in a courteous, professional manner. 11. Participate in safety trainings, orientations and all other company meetings as required. 12. Report all injuries to supervisor immediately regardless of how slight they might seem. 13. When not operating the truck & trailer, employees will be required to participate in the basic maintenance and cleaning of the trucks/trailers. If driving duties are not available, workers will perform these duties on the farm or in the fields: 1. Use hand tools, including but not limited to: shovels, hoes, potato forks and knives. 2. Unloading and grading potatoes 3. Operating a forklift 4. Perform general farm duties as necessary. All tools will be provided at no cost.
Job Classification:
53-3032.00 - Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers

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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Employees must maintain a drivers license that allows them to operate a vehicle in the United States. Driving farm field trucks over 26,000 pounds will be required. Drivers are not required to have a Class A CDL due to the agricultural exemption according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Act 395.1((k)(1). Drivers must have at least 3 months experience driving a vehicle over 26,000 lbs. Due to the complexity of the weather and harvesting conditions, workers may be requested to work long days, as well as Saturdays, Sundays, or Federal Holidays, depending on the field conditions, crop yields, customer demands, and weather conditions. Therefore, hours above 40 hours per week may be offered, but are not guaranteed and are voluntary to be worked by the employee.
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7:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Black Gold Farms Inc
Sturgis, MI 49091
Telephone Number:


69331 Klinger Lake Rd, Sturgis, MI 49091

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