Agricultural Equipment Operator

in Jefferson County, AR

Job Description

Seasonal/Temporary work 02/07/2022 through 11/18/2022

Workers will perform assigned duties as instructed by the supervisor. Applicants must be 18 years or older. Minimum of 3 months experience required. Must be able to obtain a driver's license within 30-90 days of hire. Duties may vary from time to time. Workers will be required to operate farm implements such as Case or Caterpillar tractors for purposes of tillage and planting during the spring planting
season. Workers will also be required to operate the necessary chemical applicating equipment in order to maintain and prevent weeds and pests throughout the growing season. They will also be required to operate implements such as Case and Caterpillar tractors with the necessary farm implements (i.e., grain cart) during the fall harvest season. Workers will also be responsible for driving
semi-trucks with hopper trailers for transporting grain to elevators, maneuvering grain cart attachments, as well as basic knowledge of farm implement maintenance. During the summer months, day-today responsibilities will include manual labor as required to install and maintain irrigation systems (i.e. poly pipe, levee gates, etc.), miscellaneous duties in and around the shop, including but not limited to small tool work, torch welding, machinery repair, and other daily maintenance. Must be able to lift 75 100lbs. All tools, supplies and equipment will be provided at no cost to the workers. General Specifications and Physical Requirements of the Job: The majority of the workday is spent on ones feet and outdoors. Workers may stand in one place for any period of time. Workers must be able to climb, stand, sit, stoop, squat, kneel, crouch, bend (from the waist), push, pull, reach and lift. Work is performed in outdoor agricultural fields and involves exposure to sun, wind, rain, soil, mud, dust, heat, cold and other natural elements. Worker must be able to withstand working in the direct sunlight and weather conditions ranging from hot and humid weather, moderate rain and cold while
performing their required job duties. Workers should expect periods of little/no work during growing time. Hours and days of work may vary due to weather conditions. Proper work attire is required. No personal cell phone use on the job. Cell phone use in the field should be limited to contact with the supervisor and other employees as necessary to perform job duties. Due to possible date of need
changes, worker is required to purchase travel insurance if available. We will reimburse the worker for transportation cost (including travel insurance) and subsistence to the employers work site from the place of recruitment upon completion of 50 percent of the contract period. Transportation payment will be no less (and is not required to be more) than the most economical and reasonable common carrier transportation charges for the distances involved. A copy of the work contract or a copy of the ETA 790 in lieu of a work contract, and any modifications, will be provided to the worker on the day the work commences. If the employee is unable or unfit to perform the duties listed after the 14 day pretrial, the employee will receive warnings, hours may be reduced to the minimum allowed in the certified petition or terminated.

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Job Posting: 3148142

Posted On: Nov 29, 2021

Updated On: Nov 29, 2021