CV reference number: 39191
CV HeadlineI am looking for seasonal or full time agricultural contracting work. I have spent the last year with a large scale contractor in Co Durham and the 2 previous years in New Zealand with agricultural contractors and I was born an raised on a dairy farm in Northern Ireland. I have many years tractor and telehandler driving experience and servicing machinery. I also have my HGV class 1 license and I am a time served Electrician. I also have several years fencing and draining experience.   I am a dedicated, hard working person who is will to work until the job is done. I can work myself or as part of a team, I don't shy away from any tasks and have a good sense of humour. 
Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3
Other qualificationsElectrical installations
Equipment experiencePloughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV 2 and 3, HGV1, Tracked machine, HGV 1 to 3, Baler, Tractor, Drilling
Other equipment experience15+ yrs experience driving a variety of tractors an loadalls. Experienced in all aspects of silage an most cultivation. Worked with diggers from 5-20 tonne.
Livestock experienceCalving, Sheep, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience15+ yrs milking cows in different parlours and herd sizes. Most recently (apart from home) I have milked in a 50 point rotary parlour milking 400 cows. Also I have worked with beef and sheep for a few years.
Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, hgv1
Personal information
NationalityNorthern Irish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture5ft10 100kgs.
Relevant health problemsNone
Other InformationMy father breeds Clydesdales and keeps Clydesdale stallions at home.
Marital statusYes - partner working in Lockerbie as a vet.
Where are you currently living?Dumfries and Galloway
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming backgroundMost farm work comes from living on my father's farm and I moved to Scotland to a 400 cow herd then onto 120 cow herd plus beef finishing unit. The last two seasons I have been in NZ working to agricultural contractors, seeding, drilling, power harrowing, ploughing, silage and maize work. Also mowing, raking and baling. I have also been working with contractor specialising in effluent and solid spreading. Most recently I was working for a large contractor in Co Durham do all aspects of contracting work. I
HobbiesSocialise, agricultural shows, cinema and go to the gym.
AvailabilityStart: 20/08/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionScotland
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