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Kansas Department of Commerce Agricultural Equipment Operator in Plains, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11415685

Performs duties like: drive and operate farm machinery to plant, cultivate, harvest and store grain crops. Tow harvesting equipment. Drive and operate self-propelled combine. Must be able to perform a variety of duties including harvesting, delivering seed and fertilizer, checking irrigation systems, hooking and unhooking implements, inspecting equipment, mowing, etc. General lubrication, service (check fluids) and incidental repair to farm machinery. Drive grain trucks to transport crops to elevator or storage area. Determine productivity and performance of various applications of seed, fertilizer and chemicals. Must have a good understanding of precision agriculture. Crops: Corn, Beans, Cotton, Milo, Winter Wheat Equipment: S780 Combines with 40' heads, 8370R Tractors, 9520RX Tractor, Peterbilt Trucks, TL irrigation center pivots, Zimmatic Irrigation center pivots

Must be able to work alone or in team environment.

Must be able to maneuver around equipment and up ladder. Must be able to work flexible and extended hours during harvesting and plantings seasons

Must be able to perform basic problem solving skills in electrical and mechanical areas. Must be able to communicate clearly progress of jobs througout the day. Must be able to arrive to work on time.