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Diamond I, Inc.

Burley, ID

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  6
Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of alfalfa, corn, dry beans, barley, sugar beets, and wheat. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production. General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: maintain, drive, attach and operate farm implements/tractors/equipment to till soil, plant, cultivate, fertilize and harvest crops; make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; may mix and/or spray chemicals (according to appropriate restrictive use laws, when/if applicable); remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; remove rocks from field; maintain/repair farm buildings, fences, and other structures.; perform general clean up of farm areas and clean farm machinery; drive, load/unload farm trucks and Ag exempt, non-CDL semi/10-wheel trucks; ; transport crops from field to storage and/or to market; operate motor bike or all-terrain vehicle in the course of performing duties; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. Irrigation duties will include the following: Hand lines: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn on pump; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis. Wheel lines: start gasoline engines and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals; maintain wheel lines to keep straight. Pivots: repair tires/gear boxes and general maintenance; push on switch that activates circle sprinkler system. Flood Irrigation: open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water; mix and apply proper solutions to fill holes/cracks in pipes, ditches, and spillways, and make minor repairs to metal, concrete, and wooden frameworks in pipe and ditch valves and gates. Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand tools; operate pipe press in repairing aluminum pipes; assist welder in repairing main lines and hand lines; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; repair riser pipes on main line which includes digging down to main line; disassemble, service and store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.

Job Requirements

Experience Required:  No
Special Requirements:  Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. Applicants hired must be able to obtain a valid Drivers License as driving on public roads may be required. Applicants hired must be able to drive a 10-wheeler. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.
Number of Hours Per Week:  48
Work Schedule (Start/End time):  5:30 A.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Diamond i, Inc.
Location:  Burley, ID 83318
Telephone Number:  +12084312026

Worksite Address:

756 Highway 81 (including fields/worksites within a 10-mile radius), Burley, ID 83318

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