This is a secondary agricultural application to provide ground support for aerial application business. The worker will only work on employer owned or leased property within Arkansas. Duties will include: Fuel the plane by connecting and disconnecting fuel hose to and from the airplane. Mix chemicals. Read and understand a load ticket. Load the planes with chemical by connecting and disconnecting load hose to and from plane. Load plane with fertilizer/seed by driving and operating heavy-duty automatic transmission loader truck. Drive water trucks to bring water to the satellite airstrips as needed. Clean all equipment used daily. Mowing and maintaining airstrips using a tractor to pull a mower/bush hog. Spraying weed killer around the air strips and buildings. Repair holes / washed out areas, and remove debris that collect on airstrips due to storms and wind. Other duties also include regular maintenance of dry and liquid mixing equipment and loading equipment, washing the loader trucks and airplanes every day as well as regular maintenance on the equipment like tractors, lawnmowers, and pickup trucks.
Crops: Rice, corn, Beans, Cotton, Wheat