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ARABLE OPERATOR/PLANT OPERATIVE

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Time served agricultural worker from leaving school.Although formally educated my interest in farming came before my exams and from a young age was helping on the local farm. I learnt to operate all forms of agricultural equipment and machinery. I have a lot of experience with all agricultural equipment and heavy plant, including maintenance and repair. I am a competent Arable worker and have over 40 yrs experience of agricultural and heavy plant equipment. I consider myself trustworthy and I am use to hard work. Previously I have built and extended properties, including loft conversion.. This includes building work, plumbing, basic electrical work, all aspects of maintaining a property and land/garden. I have done hard landscaping, use of all garden implements, strimmers, mowers etc. Im a good worker, pay attention to detail and able to work on my own initiative. I am an honest man and can turn my hand to most things. I can also provide my own overalls, safety boots and tools.

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, Tracked machine, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

All types of Agricultural Equipment, Tractors, Balers including round. Track machinery sprayers,top dressing, fertilizing, precision drilling, ploughing. 360, loading shovel. forklift, telehandler.

Livestock experienceNot listed
Other livestock experience

No stock experience

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age57
Nationalitybritish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5'11

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

YES

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

WORK EXPERIENCE Plant Operator in Wiltshire  – January 2016 to present Operate and maintain quarry plant and equipment including washplant. This includes 360, loading shovel. The site produce aggregates of all sizes and sand. October 2015 to January 2016 Actively seeking work. Head Tractor Driver/fitter  - Malmesbury - May 2015 to Oct 2015 (made redundant) Responsible for maintenance and repair of all farming equipment. Involved in all aspects of hay making, from cutting to baling, also straw bailing. Have used all types of farming equipment. Skills Used Time served experience in all aspects of Arable farming from leaving school. Head Tractor Driver on a Farm - Hampshire - March 2014 to May 2015 Responsibilities Tractor driver on a large herb farm. Responsible for all aspects of farming herbs from ploughing, cultivation and planting. Spraying and fertilising of crop. Maintenance of all farming equipment and servicing. In charge of workshop. Reporting to farm manager. Accomplishments Found out that I was allergic to Chamomile Herb, so therefore can't work another harvest. Skills Used Able to plan and execute farming procedure for herb farming. knowledge of farming year for the crop. health and safety procedures with agricultural equipment. Able to work alone or in a team. communication skills. knowledge of pesticides and fertilizers and able to calculate applications of these chemicals per acreage.. Tractor Driver/fitter Agricultural Contractor and Quarry Manpower Services - 2010 to 2014 Responsibilities March to October Agricultural work and October to March working in the quarry. Self employed agricultural contractor Chris Wood Contracting - Cirencester - 2005 to 2010 Responsibilities Self employed/contracting arable farming and quarry work. HGV Recovery and Breakdown Mechanic  - Westbury - 2000 to 2005 Responsibilities Attending roadside breakdown on 3.5 to 44 ton vehicles. Recovery of said vehicles if roadside repair not possible. Prepare vehicles for MOT Fault finding and diagnostics. Plant Operator  - Ashton Keynes - 1995 to 2000 Responsibilities using and maintaining a large array of plant equipment including loading shovel, dozers and 360's. maintaining and repairing mobile and static Plant Equipment HGV 1 Driver  - Cirencester - 1990 to 1995 Responsibilities Operating a service. Maintenance and repair of vehicle Farm worker  - Cirencester - February 1976 to January 1990 Responsibilities Operating and maintaining a large array of farming equipment used in Arable farming, tractor, plough, combine etc. also repair and maintenance of all the equipment. Learnt to maintain hydraulic systems and electrical wiring of machinery.Welding. Accomplishments Learnt all aspects of Arable farming and maintenance of all equipment used.

Hobbies

READING. BOWLING. CINEMA

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AvailabilityStart: 01/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
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