Ref No. Job Reference No. - 29477
Skilled Arable Machinery Operator job - Fife, Scotland
Arable
UK
KY7
Scotland
Description

Our arable services cover 1,600 hectares of cereals and potatoes, utilising modern Fendt tractors and Claas combines for efficient and effective cropping. This modern machinery underscores our commitment to quality and efficiency in all aspects of our farming practices.

The role of Skilled Arable Operator will require someone who can take responsibility for a variety of arable tasks to provide excellent service to our customers.

 

Key Responsibilities:

This role will include a range of farm tasks including but not limited to: Cultivations, trailer work, irrigation, excavator, and loader work.

 

Tractor Operations:


  • Safely operate tractors and attached implements for various agricultural tasks including primary and secondary cultivations

  • Conduct pre-operational checks and routine maintenance on tractors and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation

  • Assist in crop planting and cultivation, adhering to best agricultural practices

  • Collaborate with the farming team to plan and execute field operations effectively

 

Essential Qualifications / Traits:


  • Valid Driving License

  • Proven experience as Tractor Operator

  • Familiarity with GPS-guided machinery and precision farming technologies

  • Telehandler ticket

  • Experience in agricultural practices and crop management

  • Flexibility to work extended hours, including weekends, especially during peak farming seasons

  • Strong attention to detail with an emphasis on precision and safety

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Good physical condition, capable of working in various weather conditions

 

Desirable Qualifications / Traits :


  • Workshop Skills

  • PA1

  • PA2

  • PA4S&G

  • Perform routine maintenance and adjustments on agricultural vehicles to ensure optimal performance

  • Record operational data, such as crop yields and fuel use, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail

Job Length

Harvest / Seasonal

Dates

Start: 26/05/2024,
Finish: Not Specified

Pay

£12.00 - £13.50 per hour : depending on experience

Hours

39

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Accommodation
Accommodation

Yes

Accommodation Type

Family House

Accommodation Price

Not Specified

Other Accommodation Information

3 bedroom family cottage - located on the farm and within 5 minutes walk to main buildings.

More Information
Distance from shops and amenities

7 minute drive to Glenrothes, Fife

Smokers Accepted?

Yes

Driving Licence Required?

Full UK Driving Licence

Tractor

Other Information

Whilst we are advertising this as harvest, for the right candidate this may lead to a permanent position. 

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