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Kansas Department of Commerce Agricultural Equipment Operator in Atwood, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11350686 Performs duties like: drive and operate farm machinery to plant, spray, harvest and store grain crops. Attach farm implements, such as planter, grain bagger, grain bag unloader, grain cart, strip till rig and drill to tractor. Spray herbicides; plant and spray crops. Tow harvesting and seeding equipment. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Monitor and maintain center pivot irrigation equipment. Operate strip till rig. May need to assist with farm building construction. General lubrication, service (check fluids) and mechanical repair to farm machinery. Drive grain trucks to transport crops to elevator or storage area. Farmstead care such as mowing and building repairs. Operate loader and 6-way blade for field road and field maintenance. Operating ATV's and various utility equipment. Rodent control. Weed control in pastures.Crop List: Corn, Wheat, Sorghum, and Soybeans.List of Equipment: Large MFWD tractor, Small articulating 4WD tractor, 24 row (60') planters with bulk hoppers, 50' air seeder, 120 foot self propelled sprayer, Combines, Grain Cart, Strip Till Rigs, Grain bagger, Grain bag unloader, Semi tractors, Grain Trailers, Sprayer Tender Trailer, Seed tender, and an Auger. Workers will purchase food and prepare meals in employer provided fully equipped kitchen. Employers will make sure workers have access to a grocery store at least once per week.For the entire duration of the work contract, transportation from the housing location to the work site and back each day will be provided at no cost to the worker.