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Farming Technician

Posted on: September 7, 2022
Maintenance Floater

Website adamscattle Adams Land & Cattle, LLC

A progressive, family owned cattle feeding business.

We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and disciplined individual to assist with all aspects of production farming near our operation in Broken Bow, Nebraska.

This person will be responsible for:

Completing planting, fertilizing/chemigation, herbicide/insecticide application, cultivating, irrigating, chopping, harvesting, haying, strip tilling, and planting cover crops in a production farming setting.
Operating GPS-controlled farming equipment.
Completing preparatory dirt work, field maintenance, and improvement projects.
Completing annual equipment rebuild schedule during winter months.
Hauling silage.
Spreading manure per outlined plan.
Supporting agronomy processes including performing soil sampling and moisture checking.
Maintaining equipment and vehicles in a good state of repair to prevent unnecessary downtime by ensuring they are utilized, cleaned, greased, and washed properly.
Ensuring preventative maintenance and repair work are completed in a timely fashion to prevent unnecessary downtime.
Assisting with completing required inspections, logs and records, including, but not limited to corn/fertilizer/insecticide application, effluent pipeline inspections, effluent application, manure/effluent testing, sludge/pond levels, pond inspections, chemigation permits, irrigation water testing, and bank inspections.
Maintaining pond effluent pumps/infrastructure, completing effluent pipeline inspection, and pumping of sludge, as required.
Spraying and/or other seasonal activities.
Communicating with all areas/departments.
Respectfully collaborating with internal and external resources, as appropriate. Building and maintaining strong internal and external business relationships.
Maintaining work areas in an organized, clean, and safe fashion.
Identifying continuous improvement opportunities in work area.
Completing other duties, as assigned.
Recognizing that weather conditions may require a constant change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.
Supporting any and all efforts needed during storm recovery.

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Commitment to safety and quality culture.
Previous farming experience.
Familiar with the day-to-day crop production operations.
Mechanical interest and aptitude with a knowledge of general mechanics.
Pivot irrigation experience preferred.
Experience with GPS-controlled equipment preferred.
Ability to use analytical techniques for problem solving, coordination, and decision making.
Driven, organized, action-orientated, analytical, and ability to multi-task.
High attention to detail.
Individual must be team-oriented.
Strong communication and customer service skills.

This position requires:

A valid drivers license.
Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally, 25-50 pounds of force frequently and 10-20 pounds of force constantly.
Standing, sitting, walking, carrying, and lifting/lowering frequently; pushing/pulling, bending, twisting, climbing, reaching/handling/grasping, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling and stairs rarely.
Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@adamslandandcattle.com