CV reference number: 40467
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Experienced arable operator with a passion for farming always wanting to learn new skills,started working on my Uncle's farm which was a dairy and tillage farm at the age of 10,That's where my passion for farming began working with an agri contractor during the summer months when I got my licence at 16 doing silage carting before moving onto harvesting, baling hay and combining crops have done many different trades in my time till now but I'm always drawn back to farming

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Qualified cabinet maker,year course in reasheath Natwich agricultural college Cheshire for a agricultural machinery maintenance course,professional hgv driver,concrete block machine operator,loading shovel operator in quarry, (IASIS) qualified in level 6 Fetac crop protection course which is equivalent to (BASIS) in the uk ,first aid and manual handling training qualified in both fetac registered,registered pesticide user with the department of agriculture in Ireland

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, HGV 2 and 3, HGV 1 to 3, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Driving CAT Challenger, John Deere, Massey and New Holland tractors.   Claas combines up to 30 ft headers sowing with one pass combined drills and min till drills, spraying with trailed Amazone and hardi sprayers also experienced on John Deere self propelled 5430i sprayer have used small square baler as well as round Lely and Claas balers, 3 point linkage fertilizer spreading plus trailed Bredal and Amazone spreaders, mowing and raking grass and harvesting silage, Hawe chaser bin and carting, beet lifting, beet sowing, ploughing with Kverneland and Lemken ploughs, hedge cutting, JCB, CAT and Volvo loading shovels.  HGV trucks and trailers.

Livestock experienceCalving, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

Relief milker, herding and calving of suckler cows feeding and bedding and yard scrapping, experience with horses

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, international, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age48
Nationalityirish
First languageenglish
Other languagesnone
Pen picture

6 ft 12.5 stone

Relevant health problems

No health problems

Other Information

Always give 100%,long hours not a problem ,conscientious, honest and reliable.  Always a can do attitude and looking to learn new skills in farming.

Marital status

3 grown up children

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

Cabinet maker for four years until qualified.   Worked with agricultural contractor for five years after that, HGV driver for 11 yrs for a quarry company move to head of concrete block maker with same company for 4 years until i took up the position of head tractor driver on the same companies arable enterprise which involved 800 acres of tillage and 200 acres of grass where I did all the ploughing, sowing fertilizer spreading, grain harvesting, beet lifting, mowing, hedge cutting and machinery maintenance as well as communicating with the agronomist and grain merchants

Hobbies

Cycling/horse riding

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AvailabilityStart: 29/07/2017, Finish: 30/09/2017
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionEast Midlands
Where would you like to work?Essex/Nottingham
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