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Heavy Equipment Operator – $2,500 Hiring Bonus

Posted on: May 22, 2024
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Website adamscattle Adams Land & Cattle, LLC

A progressive, family owned cattle feeding business.

Adams Land and Cattle is seeking a self-motivated individual to assist with the pen maintenance at our South Lot in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Our heavy equipment team operates a broad variety of modern equipment for optimizing the living environment of cattle and to support the other earth moving aspects of a large cattle and farming operation. Operational skills include precision GPS operation of large dirt scrapers and bull dozers, as well as loaders, articulated dump trucks, skid steers, motor graders, tractors, excavators, and backhoes. This is a great opportunity for a critical thinker who enjoys operating equipment. 

 

This person will be responsible for:

Operating various equipment such as loaders, articulated dump trucks, tractors, skid steers, dirt scrapers, grader, and dozers in a safe manner.
Piling manure, loading trucks, hauling manure, drag scraping pens, repairing bunkpads and vet pen areas, cleaning bunkpads, tracking drainways for drying, clearing mounds for cattle comfort, GPS dozing of drainways as needed, etc.
Executing the goals to maintain and repair pens according to the strategy outline by the management team.
Ensuring the quality of pen maintenance and repair workmanship supports the overall lowest cost program by minimizing damage to pens, reducing replacement dirt, and reducing future activity, if possible.
Ensuring that equipment is maintained, greased, washed, and preventive maintenance activities completed in a timely fashion.
Supporting any and all efforts needed during storm recovery.
Completing daily activity sheets, load sheets, equipment maintenance logs, etc. in an accurate and timely fashion.
Recognizing that weather conditions may require constant change in activities and that cattle comfort is first and foremost regarding this activity.
Working effectively in a team environment to complete tasks.
 

Ideal candidate would possess the following qualifications:

Mechanically inclined with working knowledge of large diesel powered equipment.
Demonstration of skills, knowledge, and experience in pen manure management and pen maintenance.
Ability and willingness to learn and operate multiple pieces of equipment as needed to support the team.
Proficient in routine and preventive maintenance of equipment.
Individual must work well in team-oriented environment.
Commitment to safety and quality culture.
Experience to align with the Heavy Equipment levels established for the position.

 

This position requires:

Valid Drivers License.
Driving a vehicle or piece of equipment up to 95% of the day.
Individual must be able to work in adverse weather conditions.
Exerting 50-100 pounds of force occasionally; 10-20 pounds of force constantly. Sitting, twisting, and reaching/handling/grasping frequently; standing, walking, carrying, lifting/lowering, pushing/pulling, bending, climbing, stairs, and kneeling/crouching occasionally; crawling rarely.
 

Compensation Details:

Starting Wage: $20.00 to $25.00 per hour.
$2,500 Hiring Bonus
Comprehensive Benefits which begin on Day 1 of employment including medical, dental, vision, bonus plan, paid time off, company match 401(k), and more!

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