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Idaho Department of Labor General Farm/Irrigation Worker/Mechanic in American Falls, Idaho

This job was posted by https://idahoworks.gov : For more information, please see: https://idahoworks.gov/jobs/1938806

Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of wheat, potatoes, sugar beets and\ brown mustard. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to\ general farm work/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; paint/repair farm structures; perform general cleanup of farm areas;\ transport crops from field to storage; operate motor bike/all-terrain vehicle/pickup in the course of performing duties.\ Maintenance Duties will include: Maintain/repair/service/adjust machinery and equipment, repair or replace defective\ parts, fabricate parts using hand tools, welders, grinders, drill press, torches, or saws, inspect/examine/equipment to\ locate defects or wear, clean and lubricate equipment, parts or tools, disassemble equipment for maintenance or\ repair, drive trucks to haul product, drive pickup to haul tools, maintain repair maintenance records, maintain a clean\ work area. Irrigation duties will include the following: Wheel lines: start gasoline electric motors and operate controls to move lines across fields at specified intervals. Pivots: Operate controls to program movement of pivot; hand shovel to free pivots when stuck. Other Irrigation Duties: lubricate, adjust, repair and replace parts such as sprinkler heads and drive chains using hand\ tools; observe revolving sprinklers and adjust to ensure proper operation and uniform distribution of water;\ disassemble, service and reassemble pipes/wheel lines after irrigation season.