CV reference number: 61486
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Combine operator, supervised and controlled 36 harvesters and tractors under contract in Zimbabwe.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Unfortunately no agricultural qualification, but have years of experience with operating and Harvest.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Ploughing
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 300hp. Operated and maintained N5 Allis Chalmers combine with 30ft headers for 5 years. Grown up operating combines and tractors from the age of 6 yrs. Worked on Lord Pembroke's estate in Wiltshire on the harvest in 1989.

Livestock experienceBeef
Other livestock experience

Have AI certificate, helped run a herd of Brahman Pedigree herd of approximately 500 head. Selected blood lines for breeding purposes.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
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SexMale
Age58
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

1.80m 135kg

Relevant health problems

In good health no problems

Other Information

As you can see, I stopped work in 2016 as there was a cash problem in Zimbabwe. My wife, Jane, has been supporting us, since then, caring in the UK.

Marital status

Married, Wife Jane

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

1982 - 1984 helped run a herd of Brahman Pedigree herd of approximately 500 head. Selected blood lines for breeding purposes. The farm was approximately 2000 hectares most under irrigation. My main responsibility was to run the workshop and help with the herd. 1984 - 1989 I was manager of a fleet of 36 Combine harvesters, 20 tractors and various trailers contract harvesting crops throughout Zimbabwe. Crops include wheat, barley, soya beans, Sorghum, maize and harvested Rape in England. 1990 - 1992 Worked for a borehole company repairing and maintaining boreholes mainly in Harare 1992 - 2013 Director, of family farm in Juliasdale, Zimbabwe. My responsibility was the maintenance and upkeep of the farm in general. The Farm was only 140 Hectares but was highly productive. We grew Flowers (Hypericum), Apples and potatoes. 2013 - 2016 Worked in partnership with The Bhovhenzi Family in Juliasdale, opening a workshop for repairs and maintenance for all vehicles, tractors and earth moving equipment. Unfortunately the cash situation in Zimbabwe deteriorated and we were unable to operate. 2016 - ? My lovely wife has been supporting us caring in the UK, as I have yet to find employment.

Hobbies

Enjoy reading, Orchids, watching cricket and rugby.

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AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionAnywhere
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