CV Ref No. CV Reference No. - 93009

Suckler herdsman / mechanical engineer and welder

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualifications

NVQ Level 1,2,3

Type of farming wanted

Mainly Livestock

Other qualifications

I have an engineering qualification at an NVQ level 3.

Driving Licence

Full Car Licence

Equipment experience

Tractor, Baler, Tracked Machine, Telehandler/Fork Lift, Fencing

Livestock experience

Beef, Sheep, Calving

Other equipment experience

I have driven tractors, telehandlers, forklifts and mini diggers. I have towed livestock trailers and bale trailers up to 20 foot in length. Previously I have used hay turners and rakes. In addition to this I have mechanical engineering experience I have put this to use repairing and maintaining tractors and machinery such as balers, muck grabs, hay turners, toppers, mowers and trailers. I have also welded gates, feeders and trailers.

Other livestock experience

I have worked on a suckler herd of around 160 cows and calves. The experience I have gained is in the management of stock, as such I have experience in calving, breeding, tb testing, foot trimming and administering medication. Alongside the day to day management jobs such as bedding down, feeding, moving livestock and general stock duties.

Following on from this, I have also gained experience in working sheep with my girlfriend

I have herded stock, Dagging, foot trimming, worming, feeding and bedding, race work and pen work.

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Marital status

My partner is also looking for a job along side myself in the same place if possible She has a similar skill set and experiences


United Kingdom

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Walking our dogs Shooting with my partner Restoration of vintage cars and tractors Visiting agricultural shows and country fairs.

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Relevant health problems


Farming background

2013-2018 Engineering Company. Machinists/Mechanical engineering nvq level 1 to 3. Skills gained included machining and manufacture of part, welding and fabrication, maintenance of vehicles

2018- present self employed. Machinists/Mechanical/maintenance engineer. Time keeping, working independently, organising and prioritising jobs. Machining and welding bespoke components for many applications including vintage cars, tractors, machines, farming implements and equipment

Reconditioning and rebuilding engines, gearboxes, axles and components on vintage cars, tractors and generators etc.

2018- 2021

Part time herdsman at a 60 head herd of blonde Aquitaine x cattle

Roles includes: calving, calf rearing, tagging and banding, hoof trimming

Cattle moving, tb testing

2019- present

Part time herdsman on a 160 head herd of beef cattle mainly limousine x, blues and Angus x

Roles includes: calving, calf rearing, tagging and banding, hoof trimming

Cattle moving up and down road to farm, tb testing

2021- present

Part time Sheephand at a 500 head flock

Roles include

Feeding, bedding, Worming, bolusing, dagging, foot trimming,

Race work, pen work and movments


Start: 01/12/2021 Finish: Not Specified

Preferred region

West Midlands

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