Posted: Wednesday, September 6, 2017 1:33 AM
JOB TITLE: TRACTOR DRIVER (NON:UNION)
Under minimal supervision performs a variety of tasks using a tractor and/or all:terrain vehicles. Duties include mowing, discing, cultivating, hedging, harvesting, fertilizing and applying chemicals. Also repairs, maintains, connects, and disconnects equipment used to execute duties.
:Operates tractors (25HP:100HP) with attached or towed equipment, safely and accurately in open fields and confined vineyards.
:Performs routine tractor maintenance, connecting, disconnecting, calibration and adjustment of equipment, cleaning and washing of equipment.
:Prepares soil in fields by mowing, discing, grading, shifting dirt.
:Navigates proficiently in and out of the vine rows smoothly while stopping and starting attached equipment.
:Handles agricultural materials, such as pesticides and other agricultural chemicals using tractor equipment in a safe manner.
:Documents daily activity (date, ranch name, hours worked, job performed, tractor and equipment identification, name and quantities of material used) and completes equipment inspection checklist.
:Identifies and avoids problematic situations, such as areas that are too wet to treat, and situations which are hazardous to equipment, personal safety and the safety of others.
:Recognizes ranches and blocks by name; knowledgeable with surroundings and travels on the safest roads between different blocks.
:Understands and follows company safety rules and regulations.
:Reports daily to the supervisor any equipment problem, trellis problem or other observed problem.
:Maintains satisfactory attendance, to include timeliness.
:Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable quality, environmental and safety regulatory considerations.
:This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Gallo does not sponsor for employment based visas for this position, now or in the future.
:2 harvest seasons operating various types of tractors and mechanical farm equipment safely and effectively.
:Required to work rotating shifts.
:Skilled in reading, comprehending, interpreting and executing simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.
:Skilled in writing simple correspondence.
:Skilled in adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing using whole numbers.
:Required to lift and move equipment weighing up to 75 pounds.
:Required to possess a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
:High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution plus 4 harvest seasons operating various types of tractors and mechanical farm equipment safely and effectively.
:Successfully completed one hundred (100) hours on six different pieces of Gallo farming equipment and executed close proximity driving, safe and efficient operation of the tractor and attachment, and the ability to back up safely with attachments.
:Experience working independently on projects.
:Experience writing reports and procedures manuals.
:Experience communicating with technical support and service providers.
:Experience engaging in basic wood and low voltage electrical projects.
:Bilingual in English and Spanish.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
• Location: North Bay, saint helena
• Post ID: 81270967 northbay