Grimmway Enterprises

ORGANIC HARVEST OPERATOR

Posted Date 5 months ago(1/2/2020 2:06 PM)
Job ID
2019-3878
Job Locations
US-CA-Lamont
Category
Processing/General Labor
Shift
VARIOUS

Overview

PURPOSE:                              

 

Responsible for operating the harvester.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Safely operate harvester.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on machinery.
  • Travel to different fields.
  • Wash and clean harvesting equipment.
  • Inspect machinery for damage/wear and tear and report findings.
  • Practice and enforce company safety policies and procedures, including public road rules.
  • Complete necessary paperwork as required.
  • Perform other duties as required or directed by harvest supervisor.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Ability to frequently move about out in the farming fields. Ability to operate various farming equipment. Ability to continuously work outdoors all day in various and sometimes extreme weather conditions. Ability to continuously work with product and equipment at ground level. Ability to work on uneven terrain both on foot and while aboard moving equipment. Ability to get on and off various stationary and moving equipment. Ability to manipulate small parts. Ability to operate hand and power tools. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. Must wear corrective lenses if required/listed on driver’s license. Must be able to move items weighing up to 75 lbs.

Additional Info

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Must have 2 years experience with farm equipment.
  • Have ability to safely operate heavy equipment, tractors, vehicles, and tools.
  • Must have knowledge of and experience working with mechanical systems.
  • Flexible to work in various locations and have source of reliable transportation.
  • Must have the ability to travel, 5 months out of the year, as required to: Yuma, Coachella and Westmorland.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean DMV driving record.
  • Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical and functional capacity evaluation. 

Benefits

Hourly Employees

  • Subsidized benefits package including Medical and Dental coverage
  • Generous vision reimbursement allowance for each covered family member per calendar year
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid Time Off/Paid Sick and Safe Time
  • Employer-paid life insurance
  • Discounted gym memberships with InShape health clubs
  • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California

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