Farm and Facility Maintenance

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Located in Huxley, IA

Salary: $14 per hour

Express Employment Professionals of Ames, IA is currently seeking an independent and self-driven individual to perform facility and farm maintenance at our client’s facility in Huxley, IA! This is a long-term, full-time position.

This position involves various levels of field and building maintenance working independently. The individual must be 100% committed to promoting safe work practices and ability to work extended hours when needed.

Responsibilities

· Operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of farm equipment not limited to planters, combines, strip and conventional tillage equipment, rotary mowers, forklifts, and sprayers.

· Building maintenance activities to include but not limited to: painting, electrical repair and troubleshooting, carpentry, plumbing, inventory and organization of spare parts, lighting replacement, monthly and weekly housekeeping reports, and safety inspections.

Qualifications

· Flexibility to work both full time (overtime included) during peak seasons (planting and harvest) and part time other times of the year.

· Excellent time management skills

· Ability to operate, maintain and repair farm/seed/field equipment

· Knowledge and ability to use handheld PC and/or iOS devices

· Valid driver’s license in good standing

· Class B CDL License preferred

· Experience with field plot trials preferred

· Broad knowledge of crop production and farming practices

· Familiarity with seed production practices

· Farm equipment operation, maintenance and repair

Physical labor components include; heavy lifting, bending, walking, and working under adverse weather conditions (heat, humidity, cold).

*** EXPRESS REFERRAL BONUS! ***

If you, or anyone you know, is looking for a new employment opportunity send them to Express Employment! Express offers a $50 bonus for any referral! Referral must work 100 hours to qualify (approximately 1 month).

Express Office: Ames
1110 Buckeye Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
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