Central Valley Ag Cooperative
(Region 1)
Orchard, NE

H2A Available Jobs

Crops/Commodities: Fertilizer application, drive trucks and operate heavy duty farm equipment to apply fertilizer and crop chemicals to fields. Operate equipment to agitate and transfer fertilizer in storage tanks and bins. Loading and unloading of grain and agronomy products. Apply fertilizer and crop chemicals in field in safe and efficient manner via spray equipment and trucks. Monitor high pressure hose and pump engines while fertilizer is transferred from tanks to farms via truck in field. Workers could drive tractors and operate designated towing machines (trucks, pick-ups) for operation if equipment such as fertilizer tanks, application toolbars, to fertilize crops or transfer grain. Workers may also haul fertilizer and water via tankers from farm to field or tank farm (warehouse) to field. Assist with forage and silage harvest: cut hay, rake and or merge for drying, deliver chopped feed to feed bunk via truck and/or tractor and trailer, pack feed with tractor, cover silage piles. May also bale hay and or straw, move with skid loaders or high lift loaders, and transport to storage location. Utilize excavation equipment to clear fence lines and pastures and perform various other tasks from customer base. Use power equipment including but not limited to tractors of various horsepower, mowers, plows, excavation equipment, power shears, chain saws, high lifts, skid loaders, UTV. Must operate agricultural equipment safely, with or without direction. All machinery and equipment to be cleaned after use. Service farm machinery, pump engines, trucks and trailers make in-field repairs. service/repairs includes but is not limited to: fueling, changing filters, inspecting for wear and or failure, lubricating grease points, inspecting and maintaining fluid levels, tire air pressures, belt and conveyer chain tensions, radiator and filter function, and brake performance, removing and replacing tires, wheels, bearings, belts, wear parts, filters, brake shoes, wheel seals, suspension parts, lights and lenses and chain or chain links. Welding and metal fabrication to repair equipment or create equipment also applicable. Move farm equipment sprayers and drive trucks between worksites. Lift, carry, and load/unload products or supplies. Assist with building field maintenance and repairs. All workers will be responsible for picking up trash, cleaning equipment, mowing grass, delivering and receiving goods and supplies, sweeping floors and other farm sanitation duties. Power wash or rinse out/off fertilizer application equipment between work sites and after worksite job completion. Work is done in the field for long periods of time. Workers may assist in handling product weighing up to 50 pounds and lifting to a height of 5 feet. Workers must work on their feet in bent positions for long periods of time. Work requires repetitive movements and extensive walking. Work required in fields when plants are wet with dew and rain, and may be required during light rain, snow, moderate winds, direct sun, high humidity and extreme temperatures. Temperatures in fields during working hours can range from 20 to over 95 degrees F. Workers may be required to work during occasional showers not severe enough to stop field operations. Allergies to ragweed, goldenrod, honeybees, insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, or related chemicals may affect a workers ability to perform the job. Workers should be able to do the work required with or without reasonable accommodations. Workers must obey all safety rules and basic instructions and be able to recognize, understand and comply with safety, pesticide warning/re-entry and other essential postings. Employer will instruct workers in the safety and operation of equipment before use. Workers must operate equipment in a manner that protects operator, visitors, other workers, products, trees, crops and equipment.

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