Mainly Arable, Mixed Farming
SCQF National 4 SFRS employability awards level 4
Tractor, Ploughing, PA1, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, 360 Ticket, Fencing
Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving, Poultry
I am an experienced tractor driver, I have done, grass rolling, topping and mowing (butterfly mowers) fertiliser spreading, raking silage, carting chopped silage, carting baled silage, agg bagging silage, wrapping and stacking silage, cut roadsides and hedges with a side arm flail hedgecutter, carted many crops from a combine, peas, beans, lin seed and barley, grain rolling, power harrowing, ploughing, dung spreading, lime spreading, slurry pumping, emptying reeds and carting dung. Loading trailers with bales, materials etc, shifted diggers and dumpers on low loader. Driven 3cx jcb, 360 digger up too 25 tonne, rubber duck, loaded lorries, dumpers, spread gravel/grading, re-enstated ground, bedded cows with straw bedder, used mixer feeder wagons, experienced chainsaw operator, tree felling, winching.
I was a cattleman for 2 years, a mixed heard of 150 cattle, limousine, Angus, Charolais, blue grey, somentol. I was responsible for feeding, bedding, calving and managing the cattle’s welfare including giving approved medicines, dosing and tagging, also there was the fattening of last years calves to be done and get ready for selling, clipping heads, shaving backs, tails, toes to be clipped.
In a relationship with my girlfriend.
Perth and Kinross
Gym, biking, dog walking, driving and working on cars, fitness.
6.0 ft 14 stone
I am from a farming background, a small family run farm in the Scottish highlands with beef cattle and sheep. I’ve Been involved in the industry from the time I could touch the pedals. I have a passion for farming and big machinery, being good at what I do and I would like to try and interest younger people in the farming sector.
My working experience is from the two main jobs that I have had...
Machine Operator (February 2014 - November 2016) (August 2017 - January 2019)
R. A Laird Contractors
My main duties in this role were the operation of various machine plant vehicles up to 25 tonnes working in an agricultural settings performing ground works and all types of cultivation on tractors and diggers, whereby I was responsible for hedge cutting, loading and unloading of materials etc, in accordance to health & safety practices. Experienced on tractors, dumpers, diggers, forklift etc.
Farm worker (November 2016 – August 2017)
My main duties in this role were the Head Tractor Driver and a Stockman whereby I was tasked with the welfare of the farms livestock and also the usage of tractors on-site in terms of the cultivation & transport of crops, animals and other relevant items between varying fields on the estate. All tractor man duties including ploughing, fertiliser spreading and using butterfly mowers etc.
Start: 28/01/2020 Finish: 20/09/2030