CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 44915

Harvest related position. Post combining season availability (approx. 2nd week Sept). ** inc. non-tractor & off-farm roles ** Short-terms considered. EXPERIENCED & conscientious. Love driving. No dependents ! Broad Skill Set: self-employed Electrician / Industrial Maintenance / Farming / Driving.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

BTEC, City and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Arable, Other

Other qualifications

HND Agriculture with mechanisation, year 1. PA1. Telehandler Certificate (2011). Electrician's Apprenticeship - NVQ 3. HNC Building Services Engineering - Electrical Installations. ECA (Electrical Contractors Association) Regional Apprentice of the Year, year 2002. City & Guilds Medal for Excellence, year 2003. Current 18th Edition Electrical wiring regulations, City & Guilds 2391 cert.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence, Tractor Licence, LGV/HGV Truck

Equipment experience

Tractor, PA1, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Other harvesters

Livestock experience

Dairy, Beef, Calving

Other equipment experience

Operating MF, John Deere, JCB Fastrac, New Holland, Fendt & Mercedes Unimog tractors, up to 400hp. 18T trailers, on all roads. Carting, onion windrowing, harvesting onions & potatoes and grain. Land preparation including power harrowing & bed tilling. Mowing. Hedge Trimming. Big bale haulage. - 36' tri-axle specialist flat bed. Telehandler cetificate previously held (expired). - experienced on Merlo, JCB, Manitou & Claas telehandlers (brand new & s/h). Operating / managing grain drying/storage/handling/sampling facilities. Drying with 100T/hr semi-automatic system and storage/handling significant volumes, successfully. Basic welding and workshop skills. Have been formally trained during college (many years ago) in PA 1, but have never sprayed on commercial scale. Treat equipment and people how I would want others to do to me, with respect. Hold HGV class 2.

Other livestock experience

Relief milking, herds up to 220 cows. Other general cattle (beef & dairy) handling experience, including calving.

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Self-employed, single with flexible commitment and no dependents. Especially interested in new opportunities, experiences and learning. Open to new challenges. Have worked in a few counties in mid/east England and Scotland. Also enjoy travel and experiencing new areas. Respectful, experienced, responsible, mature, single, conscientious and teachable male from Northern Ireland - currently in Sth Lincs - with no dependents seeking (seasonal) position. Willing to take responsibility. Happy with travel. Good quality, clean accommodation expected, ideally with (some) evening meals would be very welcome, or self-contained. NB. Complimentary references available - **Although I request that they are only contacted following an initial conversation with myself only. This is purely to protect Referees' time, as previously inundated with calls. ** My Availability dates and duration flexible. Already committed for combining season ( approx. 1st / 2nd week Sept. finish). Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.



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Single. No dependents. Good quality, clean accommodation expected, and ideally (some) evening meals would be very welcome..



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Involved in church and serving in the community. Clay pigeon shooting. Snooker. Enjoy walking, cycling, travelling and generally being outdoors.

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Relevant health problems

None. Non smoker, non drinker.

Farming background

Studied HND Ag with mechanisation (arable option) 1998. Redirected career to electrical industry, completing electrical apprenticeship & HNC Building Services Engineering (electrical). Continued my involvement with agriculture part-time, including several seasons on the harvest on large, modern, high-tech arable farming businesses of 3500 - 5500 acres in England. Mainly tractor driving (Claas, John Deere, Massey, Fendt, JCB Fastrac & Mercedes Unimog), up to 400hp, including grain cart with new 18T trailers & bale cart on 36' flat rigid, new Claas, JCB, Merlo telehandlers. And also grain drying, with up to 100T/hour continuous flow & storage handling (14000 T) roles. Also grass silage harvesting experience, including raking, especially on smaller scales around home in Northern Ireland & Scotland.

Qualified & Registered JIB Technician grade Electrician - Industrial, Commercial & domestic, over 20years experience.

Currently operating in Sth Lincs.


Start: 14/09/2020 Finish: Not Specified

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