Agricultural Equipment Operator

in Desha County, AR

Job Description

Workers will operate, maintain, and repair gin equipment, vehicles, and machinery in connection with ginning of cotton. Load and unload cotton bales. Perform general maintenance, repairs, and safety checks of equipment and gin machinery. Operate ginning machinery. Operate various pieces of equipment, including, but not limited to, a module unwrapper, a bale strapper, a bale hoister, skid steer, forklift, front end loader and a cotton module feeder. Load cotton seed. Load cotton modules, bring them to the feeder, feed wires on press, un-tarp modules, move bales from press to bale slab.

Operate equipment in a manner to protect the operator, other workers, products and equipment. Tie, tag and bag bales of cotton as they come out of the press. Remove a sample of the cotton from each bale per supervisors instructions. Roll USDA Government Samples. Load
bales into vehicles for transport. Assist the gin operator with various duties such as making repairs to the equipment, clearing blockages, cleaning lint filters, refilling supplies, sweeping floors, removing trash buildup and picking up cotton on yard. Pick up trash, clean bathrooms, sweep floors and perform other farm and shed sanitation duties. Observe safe operating rules and follow employers directions.

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Job Posting: 3498425

Posted On: Aug 12, 2022

Updated On: Aug 12, 2022