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Agricultural Equipment Operators

at K and C Farms Inc. in Watson, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Seasonal/Temporary work from 4/25/21 thru 11/15/21...

Drive tractors and operate other mechanized farm equipment to plant, cultivate, and harvest soybeans and rice. Prepare and/or clear land for planting using mechanized or hand equipment to remove trash, rocks, or other debris or material that may interfere with planting or harvesting activities. Level land by moving dirt and other materials. Equipment may include tractors, dozers, planters, mowers, plows, sprayers, cultivators, power shears, chainsaws, bobcats, skid loaders, high lifts, and trucks or
other vehicles. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms on machinery. Adjust speeds of cutters, blowers, and conveyors and height of cutting head. Clean, adjust, repair, and perform routine service on equipment (e.g., lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, checking belt and conveyor tensions, and maintaining tires, wheels, bearings, belts, and other wear parts). Repair or replace defective parts. Attach farm implements (e.g., plows, harrows, discs, sprayers) using hand tools. May assist with other general farm maintenance or repairs. Load seed into hoppers and assist with mechanical soybean planting. Rogue soybean on foot. Remove off-type soybean varieties and other plants using hand tools.
Rogue rice fields on foot when fields are under full flood. Remove off-type rice varieties and other plants from each field using hand tools to maintain rice seed purity, in accordance with applicable quality standards. Receive rice crop for drying and storage at drying facility. Clean and sanitize work areas. Install/maintain irrigation systems and water lines. Move and install irrigation pipes and equipment. Apply fertilizers, plant growth chemicals, conditioners, and other plant related treatments at the correct times depending on plant type, growth, climate and crop conditions. Workers must operate all equipment properly and in a manner that protects operator, others, the employers products and property. Mow, cut, and weed fields. Perform ditching, shoveling, hoeing, hauling, ground preparation, and other manual tasks. Perform manual and mechanized tasks including but not limited to: bush hogging fields; disking; aerating; seeding (using mechanical drills and seeders); fertilizing, weed spraying and mowing. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with farm building/field maintenance and repairs. Build/repair fences. Using the employers vehicles, licensed drivers may transport workers, supplies/materials and/or haul grain and may be offered additional hours. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honey bees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Persons seeking employment in this position must be available for
the entire period requested by the employer. Employer reserves the right to discharge an obviously unqualified worker, malingerer or recalcitrant worker who is physically able but is unwilling to perform the work necessary for the employer to grow a premium quality product, or for any other lawful reason.

Job Details

Company

K and C Farms Inc.

Location

190 Robertson Loop
Watson, Arkansas 71674
United States

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Job Posting: 2848044

Posted On: Feb 25, 2021

Updated On: Feb 25, 2021