Hand dig and lay rice gates and maintain irrigation system. Repair fences. Drive and control farm equipment and attached farm implements to till soil and to plant, irrigate, cultivate, and harvest grain crops. Adjust, inspect, repair and service farm machinery. Specifically they will set up and operate irrigation equipment: operate tractors, tractor-drawn machinery, and self-
propelled machinery to plow, harrow soil, or to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops, including both manual driving and GPS controlled systems. Job seekers will not be required to have a driver's license prior to hire. They will repair and maintain farm vehicles, implements, and mechanical equipment; report to farm owners/managers as needed. They will drive grain trucks and
tractor-trailers, and use various hand tolls as required for task. Manipulate controls to set, activate, and adjust mechanisms or machinery. Observe and listen to machinery operation to detect equipment malfunctions. Attach farm implements such as plows, discs, sprayers, or harvesters to tractors, using bolts and hand tools. Drive trucks to haul crops, supplies, tools, or farm workers. Adjust, repair, and service farm machinery and notify supervisors when machinery malfunctions. Operate towed machines such as seed drills or manure spreaders to plant, fertilize, dust, and spray crops. Load hoppers, containers, or conveyors to feed machines with products, using forklifts, transfer augers, suction gates, shovels, or pitchforks. Irrigate soil, using portable pipes or ditch systems, and maintain ditches or pipes and pumps. Load and unload crops or containers of materials, manually or using conveyors, hand trucks, or forklifts, or transfer augers.