Energetic and motivated Tractor driver/ Farm Worker seeking Arable/beef job in Dorset, Wiltshire or Hampshire.
City and Guilds
Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming
Level 3 Diploma in Agriculture
Level 3 Extended Diploma in Agriculture
-City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Forklift Truck Operations - Rough Masted & Telescopic (2014)
-City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (2014)
-City & Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Veterinary Medicines (2014)
-City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Sit Astride All Terrain Vehicle Handling (2014)
-City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Pesticides - PA1 & PA2 (2014)
10 GCSE including English and Mathematics
Full Car Licence
Tractor, Combine, Baler, Ploughing, Drilling, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/Fork Lift
Dairy, Beef, Calving
9 Years experience operating a variety of different tractors Including New Holland (200hp CVT), John Deere (6000 series up to modern 6250r with Direct drive + Isobus + greenstar) Massey Ferguson (1 year 7620 dyna 6 with loader)
Fendt 724 (1 silage and maize establishment season) Valtra 180hp 2 years general contract work.
Spraying- Used John Deere 24m trailed machine for 1 year for pesticide applications on 500 acre arable farm, also used for some contract work including spraying grassland for turf production.
Drilling- Used Tage Combination drill in New zealnd for 1 season, this was a simple drill of 3m working width which also had the ability to apply fertiliser(double hopper)
Also in NZ I used a 4m pneumatic fodder beet drill.
Since NZ I was using a Vogel & Noot 3m pneumatic power harrow drill to establish wheat, barley, turnips, grass and also wild flowers.
I have had a lot of experience in large scale farming operations/ contracting. Therefore gaining a vast amount of experience with silage operations (grass and maize silaging, muck spreading, slurry tanking, silage raking (2 rotor and 4 rotor), bale wrapping (Tanco mounted round bale wrapper and Mchale 998), mowing, grain carting, loader work (2 straw seasons), power harrowing and cultivating.
I have some experinece with beef cattle however this experince is fairly limited with my main involvement with cattle has revolved around general day to day duties such as feeding, bedding, assisting with TB testing and general day to day checks of cattle. Mainly beef but have helped on dairy farms before with feeding, bedding and tb testing.
Start date negotiable dependant on notice period for current employer.
My hobbies include walking, cycling, motocross/enduro racing.I am a current Member of The ACU (Auto Cycle Union) Former Chairman of my Local Young Farmers club.
Lived on family's own farm since birth therefore worked on Dorset arable and beef farm during school holidays carrying out roles such as grain cart, primary cultivations/producing false seedbeds, hedge cutting, fencing and other general farm duties including grain store maintainance and cleaning as well as loading lorries etc. I have worked on numerous different farms picking up practical skills and experience in arable work such as ploughing(5 furrow Dowdeswell+press, cultivations/seedbed preparation, combination drilling (vogel & noot 3m power harrow drill), spraying (John Deere 24m trailed machine), round baling (John Deere round baler) and some relief combine driving using a small 24ft John Deere straw walker combine, I was combining crops such as wheat,barley and also grass seed.
I have also worked for an agricultural contractor where I was responsible for the upkeep of my own tractor and any machinery used so competant to service tractors and machinery. I spent 5 months working and travelling in New Zealand in 2015/16 where I worked for a contractor where I was responsible for drilling cereals, grass and fodder beet as well as bale wrapping and other silage related work. Currently working within the family business as an apprentice butcher however seeking to revert back to land based work in the arable/beef farming sector to grow my experience operating machinery such as sprayers, seed drills etc.
In previous employments, I have operated a wide variety of different machinery, I am competent to operate and adapt to a variety of tractors wether they be John Deere, Fendt, Massey Fergusson, Valtra, New holland etc.
Start: 30/04/2021 Finish: Not Specified
Dorset, Wiltshire, Hampshire.