Farm Operations Technician in East Grand Forks, MN

K & D Krueger Farms & Sons
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Job Description

The Farm Operations Technician is a full-time benefited position and will assist in the raising of corn, soybeans, hard red spring wheat and sunflowers on a family-owned farm near East Grand Forks, MN. The technician has the responsibility, with a team, to operate various pieces of farm equipment including but not limited to seeding equipment, application equipment including a sprayer and fertilizer spreader, combine, tillage equipment and semi-tractors.

This is all to assist in raising a productive and profitable crop. This person will need to be knowledgeable in and be able to utilize various types of ag related technology. Various other job duties may be assigned and asked to be completed.


· Ability to operate various farm equipment including fertilizer spreader, sprayer, combine, semi-tractor, tillage, and other pieces of farm equipment

· Ability to regularly perform maintenance on the farm at regular service intervals

· Assist in repairing and maintaining farm equipment and general buildings

· Ability to operate and utilize precision agriculture apps and programs (like John Deere Operations Center)

· All other duties assigned


· Be a team player with a positive attitude and trustworthiness

· Good communicator

· Knowledge of safe workplace practices

· Prior experience operating farm equipment

· A willing attitude and desire to learn new skills

· Ability to troubleshoot problems and plan solutions

· A valid driver’s license, no CDL is required, but preferred


· Hourly pay (with overtime)

· Simple IRA with company match

· Paid time off

· No work on Sundays


K & D Krueger Farms & Sons is a 4th generation family farm located in Northwest Minnesota and Northeast North Dakota growing corn, soybeans, sunflowers, and hard red spring wheat in Polk and Grand Forks counties. We are continually growing and adapting our farm to be technologically competitive and share a fair return on investment with our owners, employees, landlords and other partners.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • East Grand Forks, MN: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Farming: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location