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Nevada Onion, Inc.

Yerington, NV

H2A Available Job

Number of Workers Requested:  20
Worker will be required to perform a variety of irrigation duties related to the production of onions and pumpkins. 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; workers possessing the proper licensure may be asked to transport other farm workers. Flood Irrigation: lift gate in side of flooded irrigation ditch/pipe permitting water to flow into bordered section of field; shovel and pack dirt in low spots of embankment or cut trenches in high areas to direct water flow; close gate in ditch/pipe when bordered section is flooded; open gate or connect pipe to underground pipe system that releases water flow into reservoir or ditch; siphon water from flooded reservoir or ditch to channel water into designated areas; shovel or hoe soil to clear ditches/furrows and build embankments to appropriately channel water. Other Irrigation Duties: observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water; 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 irrigation and provide the contact information of at least one reference who can verify experience and performance. 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):  7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Employer Information

Company Name:  Nevada Onion, Inc.
Location:  Yerington, NV 89447
Telephone Number:  +17754633642

Worksite Address:

Bartels Ranch (no physical address), Yerington, NV 89447

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