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Published on Jan 20 2022

General Farm/irrigation Worker

$14.68  per hour
Visa required: H-2A
From Feb 28, 2022 to Nov 10, 2022

Employer

5498 Black Mesa Road
Glenns Ferry, ID 83623
United States

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Job description

Worker will be required to perform a variety of duties related to the production of potatoes and corn. The majority of the work activities during the overall contract period, however, will be related to general farm work/irrigation/crop production.
General Farm Work will include the following responsibilities: make minor mechanical adjustments and repairs on farm machinery; remove undesirable and excess growth from crops or farm grounds; replace/repair fencing; perform general clean up of farm areas.
Irrigation duties will include the following:
Solid Set Pipe: connect pipes; check alignment of pipe and adjust for proper water distribution; attach lines to water supply; turn valves to start flow of water; disassemble lines and carry pipes across fields at specified intervals; move pipes through freshly irrigated crops and/or plowed fields where mud may be deep at times; lift and carry pipe sections weighing approximately 40 pounds on a sustained basis.
Other Irrigation Duties: remove pipes/wheel lines from storage and lay out/place in predetermined patterns in fields; 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 store pipes/mainlines/wheel lines after irrigation season.
To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10 day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.

Special Requirements

Applicants must have 20 days experience with farm/irrigation work. To meet minimum acceptable performance standards when irrigating, the worker must, after a 10-day conditioning period, move an average of at least 48 40-foot sections of 3-inch pipe or 44 40-foot sections of 4-inch pipe per hour under normal working conditions.

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