CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 16505

EXPERIENCED ENGLISH TRACTOR/COMBINE driver. Highly self motivated, honest, reliable, punctual, conscientious. 19 yrs farming/contracting experience. Sensible road driver with PA1 & HANDLER ticket. Trailer licence. lLoking for driving/gfw/or assistant management trainee position. S. West

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NDA

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming

Other qualifications

GCSE English and maths. Computer literate. GNVQ livestock husbandry. ND agriculture. MO5 fert. spreading. PA1. Telescopic handlers certificate. Skid steer licence. Attendee of Claas UK operators course for Lexion combines in 2008, 2010 and 2016. Car and Trailer test.(B+E)

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters, Fencing

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Pig

Other equipment experience

Experienced Fendt Vario and JCB Fastrac operator, driven most tractor and handler manufactures. Claas Lexion 520 Montana straw walker, two 570+ rotary TT combines (4000 acres total) and Lexion 770 35ft TT (5500 acres 2016+2017)with TOPCON and CLAAS RTK GPS equipment. 500 acres or so in 2019 on Lexion 780tt 42ft for Kemble farms and Cirencester Park farms (Bathurst Estates). 1000 acres Drilling with 6m Horsch drill (single season), Maize drilling (single season) crimping, power harrow drill, Claas quadrant baler 2100 and 2200. Ploughing, tanking, rear discharge spreader, quad rotor silage rake, buckraking, cultivating and mowing. 7000 acres swathing miscanthus with Claas Jaguar 960 SPF all over SW. Welding with ARC and some fabrication tasks. All other mechanical tasks on stock farm inc feeding with Keenan wagon. Also three seasons on a NH CX8040 combine (3700 acres total, including combining grass with both conventional and draper style headers) and silaging in Fendt 820/16t trailers for two separate contractors in East Dorset when quiet.

Other livestock experience

Some experience with indoor/outdoor pigs. Minimal milking but competent. Capable around horses. Experience with calves, cows and beef stock but not recently.

Personal information
Sex

Male

Other Information

Lots of contracting experience so long hours are no problem.Keen to further current skills and learn new ones where needed. Good sensible road driver. Works well in a team or alone and happy doing estate work/GFW as well as driving. Also interested in farming with the environment etc and learn about management side of business also. Happy to spread workload over forestry/gamekeepers assistant if required to make up workload in quieter times.

Age

38

Marital status

No

Nationality

English

Where are you currently living?

Devon

First language

English

Do you have the right to work in the UK?

Yes

Other languages

-

Hobbies

Golf, walking, squash, photography and being outdoors.

Pen picture (Height, weight etc.)

-

Relevant health problems

No

Farming background

Mostly contracting work, team player. Dairy farms, pig farm, large scale contracting, equine feed merchant, arable(combine)/equine. Miscanthus harvesting (similar to spuds) and foraging (swathing).

Preferences
Availability

Start: 18/04/2020 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

South West

Type of job

Permanent

Where would you like to work?

Southern England preferred but will consider anywh

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