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Equipment Operator

Grant 4-D Farms, LLC

Rupert, ID

$16.54 per hour


Recruitment Information

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Job Description

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Job Duties:
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production and harvest of alfalfa, barley, corn, potatoes, sugar beets and wheat. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to agricultural equipment operation. Duties will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments/repairs on farm machinery; remove rocks from field and rows in front of harvesting equipment; drive, load/unload farm/Ag exempt, non CDL semi/10-wheel trucks on, or between, farm worksites; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; aid operator in correct machine performance; 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; carry gas and maintenance supplies through fields; lift/adjust sections of wheel lines weighing 75 lbs. to maintain proper alignment and course; adjust rotational position for proper irrigation; disassemble lines to maintain/clean gaskets and drains; maintain wheel lines. Pivots: push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system; repair/replace flat or inoperable tires/drivelines/gear boxes; maintain pivot tracks as needed with shovel; maintain pivot. 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. Duties related to the Harvesting of Potatoes will include the following: Will apply techniques as instructed by the employer to: remove rocks from rows in front of harvesting equipment; alert equipment operator of equipment clogging/malfunctions; aid operator in correct machine performance.
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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Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/harvest work and tractor driving and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid drivers license as driving on public roads will be required.
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Work Schedule (Start/End time):
8:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:
Grant 4-D Farms, LLC
Rpert, ID 83350
Telephone Number:


707 East 600 North (including fields/worksites within a 25-mile radius), Rupert, ID 83350

Job Order Details

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