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Agricultural Equipment Operator

at Kirkpatrick Farming in HOLLY GROVE, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Workers will be responsible for doing repairs on machinery, operating of grain bin facilities, and driving semis delivering grain to the local mills and grain terminals. Workers will drive and operate mowers and farm machinery to plant, cultivate, and store grain crops. Workers will be required to perform routine maintenance. Workers will exam and listen to machines, motors, gasoline and diesel engines, and equipment for operational defects.Workers will dismantle defective units, using hand tools. Repairs or replaces defective parts using hand tools and shop tools. Workers will replace components, such as carburetors, fuel pumps, generators, ignitions points, and spark plugs. Reassembles, adjusts, and lubricates machines and equipment to ensure efficient operation. May install, repair, and wiring of motors to maintain electrical system. May assemble and erect new farm machinery and equipment. Attach farm implements, such as plow, disc, sprayer, and drill to tractor. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by the supervisor. Perform a variety of duties such as driving grain trucks to transport crops to elevator or storage area. Till soil: plant and cultivate grain.Workers will do pre-harvest grain bin maintenance. Duties will be to inspect inside of bin. Workers will check for birds nests, cracked belts, rough sounds in the motor, and any divots in the track. Inspect outside of bins, making sure the door is sealing properly with no visible gaps. Inspect ladders and steps for loose bolts, broken ladder rungs, and clear them of all obstructions. Workers will also inspect fan and heater. Workers will also haul Rice,Corn, Cotton, and Soybeans. Duties may vary from time to time.

Job Details

Company

Kirkpatrick Farming

Location

51 KIRKPATRICK LANE
HOLLY GROVE, Arkansas 72069
United States

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Job Posting: 2825754

Posted On: Jan 25, 2021

Updated On: Jul 15, 2021