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Equipment Operator / Field Operations / Farmhand
We are seeking a Equipment Operator/Field Operations to join our team!
Work of this class involves responsibility for performing manual farm work which requires a moderately high degree of manipulative skill. Work ordinarily includes the operation of tractors and other farm equipment. It is performed under the direction of an employee of a higher grade, but constant supervision is not required because of the farm experience of employees in this class. Work is reviewed intermittently while in progress and upon completion for compliance with instructions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Works as semi-skilled farm laborer on a farm; performs duties such as plowing, harrowing, cultivating, fertilizing, irrigating, cutting, raking, baling, and harvesting farm crops on assigned plots and acreage.
Operates a cotton picker, combine, tractor, moving and spraying equipment, chain saws, carry all, front end loader, hay baler, and other common and specialized equipment used in general farming operations.
Cares for livestock, including the feeding, and medication of animals; checks animals for sickness and other disorders.
Mixes soil, sand, and fertilizers according to specifications; prepares insecticide/ herbicide solutions and operates spray equipment on assigned plots and acreage for insect/ weed control.
Changes oil, greases, and makes limited repairs to farm equipment and machinery; assists in the general repair and maintenance of farm buildings.
Performs related work as required.
5+ years experience in farming including the operation of tractors and other farm equipment; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Some knowledge of practical farm operations, such as plowing, planting, irrigation, fertilizing, cultivating, and harvesting of crops.
Some knowledge of the care of livestock.
Some knowledge of the use and service requirements of plows, cultivators, combines, tractors, planters, sprayers, and other farm equipment and implements.
Ability to care for livestock.
Ability to understand and carry out routine oral and written instructions.
Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to variable weather conditions.
Skill in the use and care of equipment used in farming.
Hourly wage commensurate with experience, ranges between 8.00 and 10.00. Medical Insurance provided. Paid vacation and holidays
535 HCR 4223
Hillsboro TX 76645
About Kaddatz Auctioneering & Farm Equipment Sales:
Kaddatz is an internationally known source for agriculture equipment and used, rebuilt, and new aftermarket parts since 1950! . We supply inventory to dealers, exporters, and customers. We have an extensive inventory of both new and used equipment at all times. Over 120 farm tractors and combines and more than 250 ag implements for salvage. We also farm corn, cotton, and wheat as well as raise cattle.
Company address: Kaddatz Auctioneering & Farm Equipment Sales, Hillsboro, TX, United States
Posted date: 1 year ago
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