CV reference number: 34046
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Highly motivated, friendly, driven and adaptable individual who is reliable, conscientious and happy to work as part of a team as well as individually.  A fast learner with a high degree of responsibility that comes with being 47 years of age.   A willingness to work long hard hours to high pressure deadlines with an attitude that farming is a vocation not a job!

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Lantra - Rough Terrain Telescopic Handler certificate held. NPTC - PA1 & PA2 & PA4S certificates held.

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Tractor & Trailer(extensive) including Grain Carting and Roadwork, ploughing, Drilling, 6m Power Harrowing, Pressing, Tedder, Rake, Topper, Flail Mower, hedgecutter, trailer loading/unloading with telehandler and tractor front loader, Baler, Bale Packer (Arkusin), Hay Mower, Vaderstad- Rexius Twin, Fertiliser Spreading GPS and non GPS, section control. I hold rough terrain tele-handler license (Lantra.) as well as NPTC PA1, PA2 and PA4s. Skilled at using telehandler in field and barn, loading artic grain trailers, all aspects of haymaking, silage and haylage. Square and round baler operation in production of hay, straw etc. Experienced with upto 14ton 360 excavator. Good mechanical/hydraulics knowledge, fault finding, practical ability and workshop skills including ARC & MIG welding and oxy-acetylene heating and cutting. Extensive chainsaw experience although no ticket held. Good knowledge and experience with GPS/RTK-GPS/DGPS navigation systems JD 6155R, MF 6480, NH T7230,NH T7270, MF 7726, CAT Challenger etc..

Livestock experienceSheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Livestock experience - sheep husbandry, experience of working a lambing shed delivering and caring for new Born lambs. I am capable and willing to add other livestock to my skill set.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age47
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languagesNone
Pen picture

Five foot eleven inches

Relevant health problems
Other Information

Full Clean Driving License(1988)

Marital status

I am currently live with my partner. I have three children (twin daughters aged 22 and a son aged 15) who live with their mother.

Where are you currently living?Essex
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have been passionate about farming from a young age and now I am in a position to realise my life's long ambition. Having previously worked on a sheep and hay farm producing 12,000 traditional bales a year, 2016 saw me working on a 4000 acre arable farm as part of a large team, working an average of 80-100 hours a week. Apart from harvesting, cultivation, drilling, equipment maintenance and general farm duties, I was also tasked with many lone working operations. 2017 has seen me once again in a position of responsibility, in particular taking charge of drilling 350 acres of OSR and being responsible for ploughing in excess of 500 acres. As well as the usual harvest tasks I am still keen to secure a permanent employment position. 2018 has seen me on a 2500 acre contracting business, gaining further experience and responsibility including client liaison.

Hobbies

Shooting, beating, game keeping, dog walking.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 27/10/2018, Finish: 22/05/2040
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Essex
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