CV reference number: 19631
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Experienced tractor and machinery operator from Northern Ireland. aged 48 looking for tractor driving and farm work, very hard working. also hold HGV class 1 licence.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

National & international haulage licence

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, HGV 1 to 3, Tracked machine, HGV 2 and 3, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Ploughing, discing, subsoiling, pressing,drilling with vaderstad 6m drill, rolling, mowing with an auto swather, lifting silage and Lucerne with John Deere s/p harvester, carting grass and corn and pushing in with loading shovel..

Livestock experienceNot listed
Other livestock experience

None

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv, international, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age48
Nationalityirish
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5ft 10" 13 stone..

Relevant health problems

none

Other Information

Hello there,   Just to let you know a little more about my experience.    I have worked in England on a grain farm for the last 7 years. During that time i cultivated the land prior to seeding. Come harvest time i drove a combine. Unfortunately i do not have much experience using chemicals for spraying but willing to learn. I have been around farm machinery most of my life and i am use to maintaining the machines to keep them working and in good condition. I have a current heavy goods vehicle licence in the UK and Europe which i have held for the last 20 years.  In my last job i drove John Deere 6930, 7530, 8400, 7930, 8520 and a tracked John Deere 8320 RT. I also drove a John Deere 9780i CTS Combine with 30ft Zurn header. I also drove a Caterpillar TH 63 loader which we use for loading the grain trucks. I have experience with the John Deere GPS system which i used on most of the above machines.  I have also worked for Dengie horse feeds in Essex for the past 6 seasons driving a John Deere forager chopping 14000 to 15000 acres of Lucerne per season for the production of horse feed in their factory. You will not be disappointed with my work ethic or the way I handle your machinery .    Hope to hear from you soon,   Jim ...

Marital status

married .. working away from home doesn't bother the wife..

Where are you currently living?armagh northern ireland
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have worked for a farm contractor for 22 years and have a lot of experience on tractors and have also been the forager operator for Dengie crops in Southminster, Essex for the last 6 seasons. I also hold full hgv licence. I have worked in Essex doing cultivation and harvesting for the past 5 years.  This consisted of ploughing, discing, sub-soiling, pressing & drilling with a vaderstad 6m drill all with John Deere tractors and driving a JD 9780i with a 30 ft header. I have full working knowledge of the John Deere GPS system.

Hobbies

reading and walking.

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AvailabilityStart: 13/04/2018, Finish: 21/12/2022
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?anywhere
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