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Farm Equipment Operator

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Job Order #: 5778720

Employer Name:
McDougall Acres Ltd.
Wage/Salary Info:
$24 - $30/hour
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Full Time
Length of Employment:
Grade 12
3-5 Years
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McDougall Acres Ltd.

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Peroline McDougall

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McDougall Acres is a progressive pedigreed seed farm and processing plant, located minutes from Moose Jaw, looking for an experienced farm equipment operator who wants to work in a positive team environment and can operate John Deere equipment during the growing season.  Grain movement and maintenance during the offseason.  Position starting wage range is $24 - $30/hour and is dependent upon applicants demonstrated level of experience.

Successful applicant:
* Has a working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of agricultural equipment, specifically spraying & seeding, including the operation of GPS and Auto-steer equipment.
* Works safely, adhering to safe farm practices when handling chemicals, tools and operating equipment.
* Must be able to read, understand and follow work instructions in a safe, accurate and timely manner.
* Can demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills.
* Must be able to maintain accurate field records.
* Ability to calculate spraying rates using conversions and label instructions.
* Can work as a team player as well as independently.
* Is willing to work longer hours during seeding and harvest periods.
* Applicant must have a valid Class 1A driver's license with a clean abstract.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Working with others
 - Job task planning and organizing
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Public transportation is not available
Specific Skills
 - Write daily basic progress reports
 - Plant, cultivate and irrigate crops
 - Operate and maintain farm machinery and equipment
 - Harvest crops
 - Fertilize and spray crops
Type of Equipment
 - Tractor
 - Seed drill
 - Loader
 - Farm truck
 - Fertilizer equipment
 - Crop sprayer or duster
 - Combine
Type of Farm Operations
 - Grain, oil and forage crop
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Handling heavy loads
 - Physically demanding
 - Attention to detail
 - Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Work Site Environment
 - Confined spaces
 - Outdoors
 - Noisy


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