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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Agricultural Equipment Operator

Central Valley Ag Cooperative (NW)

Orchard, NE

$18.32 per hour

ACTIVE

Recruitment Information

Telephone Number to Apply:
+17856142397
Email address to Apply:
paula.newlin@cvacoop.com

Job Description

Full Time:
Yes
Number of Workers Requested:
2
Job Duties:
Responsible for driving and controlling application equipment for the purpose of applying agronomy products. Perform necessary upkeep, maintenance, and repairs of application equipment. Delivering agronomy products and seed products to farming operations. Assist with handling of agronomy products and operations of liquid and dry plant, including loading and unloading fertilizer at liquid. Monitor inventories of bulk tanks. Workers could drive tractors and operate designated towing machines (trucks, pick-ups not to exceed 26,000lbs) for operation if equipment such as fertilizer tanks, application toolbars, to fertilize crops. Move sprayers and drive pick-up trucks between worksites. Help with loading and unloading of grain products. Assist with the train loads. Aid with grain monitoring and maintaining grain quality. May operate stationary equipment. Operation of seed handling equipment, load seed tenders & delivery of seed. Soil collection, safely operate ATV, probe soil in producer’s fields, bag soil & deliver soil to CVA location. Service farm machinery, pump engines, trucks and trailers make in-field repairs. service/repairs include but is not limited to: fueling, changing filters, inspecting for wear and or failure, lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, tire air pressures, belt and conveyer chain tensions, radiator and filter function, and brake performance, removing and replacing tires, wheels, bearings, belts, wear parts, filters, brake shoes, wheel seals, suspension parts, lights and lenses and chain or chain links. Metal fabrication to repair equipment or create equipment are also applicable. Assist with building field maintenance and repairs. All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning equipment, mowing grass, delivering, and receiving goods and supplies, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. Workers may assist in handling products weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Employer will instruct workers in the safety and operation of equipment before use. Workers must operate equipment in a manner that protects operators, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops, and equipment. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. Use power equipment including but not limited to tractors of various horsepower, mowers, plows, ATV. Employer may provide performance bonuses at the end of the contract at the employer’s discretion.
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:
3
Special Requirements:
Job requires extensive sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive movements, frequent stooping and exposure to extreme outdoor temperatures. This job requires a minimum of 3 months of verifiable agricultural experience. Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs. Clean driving record required. Capability to achieve necessary regular state drivers license in accordance with state law within 15 days following hire. Must be able to communicate in English. Employer-paid, post-hire, upon suspicion and post-accident drug tests will be conducted to enforce a drug free workplace policy. Failing a drug test will result in termination. Employer will pay overtime.
Number of Hours Per Week:
54
Work Schedule (Start/End time):
7:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Central Valley Ag Cooperative (NW)
Location:
York, NE 68467
Telephone Number:
+17856142397

Worksite

Address:
86288 516th Ave, Orchard, NE 68764

Job Order Details

ETA Case Number:
H-300-24141-013092
Multiple Worksites:
No
Date Posted:
6/4/2024

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