Job - Lead Equipment Operator

Job Title: Lead Equipment Operator

Job Order #: KG-6729

Location: Northeast Illinois

Salary Range: $0 - $60000

Commission / Bonus:

Benefits: 6-8 paid holiday + week vacation after 1 year & 2 after 2 years


- Good equipment operator
- Routine maintenance and general repairs
- Good communication skills
- Dependable and hardworking
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Experience with pivot irrigation is a big plus


Hansen Agri-PLACEMENT is seeking a Lead Equipment Operator for this Illinois farm. Job duties will be operating newer farm equipment including planter, fertilizer applicator, swather, combines, center pivots and grain trucks. Will assist in vehicle and machinery maintenance and general farm upkeep. Farm uses GPS and precision Ag such as yield and protein monitors in harvesting, variable rate fertilizing in planting, so prefer some computer experience. Working longer hours during planting, irrigation and harvest is to be expected. No livestock. Winter season consists of grain hauling and equipment maintenance and equipment manufacturing in shop. Winter hours average 40 hours. A strong crop background and experience with large farm equipment, large truck, and pivot irrigation operation are preferred attributes. Prefer a candidate who was raised on a farm,has made farming their career and has a passion for Agriculture.

Contact Info:
To be considered for this position, please refer to the Job Order # above and email your resume to Kerry Glandt at or call 308-382-7399. Please fill out our online application if you are not currently registered.

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