CV reference number: 31278
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Highly experienced and skilled English farm worker tractor driver both wheeled and tracked machines also sprayer operator and mechanic seeks new position.  Seeking long term full time employment In role of head tractor driver sprayer operator ideally in the east Midlands east Anglia region  Ideally looking for full time employment but will also consider continuing self employed for a trial period  Am available to drive digger over the winter months for ditching maintenance and work 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

NVQ level two in Extensive Crop production. NVQ level two land based engineering. NVQ level two welding and fabrication. Seven GCSEs grades D and above including English, Maths and Science. PA 1 and 2 spraying certificates. PA 4s certificate. B+E trailer licence. Category H tracked vehicle licence. Telescopic forklift licence. Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate. NPORS 360 Excavator operators licence over 10 tonnes. Slingers and Signallers certificate. Confined Spaces Training course. NROSO registered. Member of the institute of agricultural engineers. Member of the welding and joining society. Shotgun and firearm certificates as well as DSC level 1 and fox control level 2 certificates. BPCA/RSPH level two pest control certificate Rodenticde use Phostoxin use Side arm flail mower

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Sprayers self proppelled and trailed models, ploughs mounted and semi mounted, vaderstad rapid 6 meter drill, vaderstad rexius and topdown cultivators, simba sl 500 cultivator, various cultivators power harrows, discs and presses, hedge cutters standard and specialist versions and grass care machinery. forklifts both telescopic and counter balance. potato planters destoners and harvesters mainly Grimme but some experience of standen sugar beet drills and harvesters i have also had experiance of gps systems 90 percent was john deere green star system as well as a small amount with trimble system. i have driven a variety of tractors mainly john deere 6 7 8 and 9000 series challenger 765 b and c rubber track crawlers and variouse case models. my experiance with combines has been john deere 2266 9780cts and claas 580 and 600 lexion combines in wheat barley oats osr beans and peas also grass seed also quads spread slug pellets. have experiance of grass managment mowing raking and also driving self proppelled forager in grass and small amount of maize work also rape swathing and irrigation of potatoes. I also have a lot of experiance using a variety of 360 excavators from 5 ton to 50 ton Volvo in a quarry also standard and long reach machines for use loading muck spreaders and also ditch maintenance weed clearing de silting also deepening dykes and re profiling of banks also a small amount of trenching for pipe laying and concrete also for creating horse arenas i have a licence that covers all sizes of machines. TWB Terminator for cultivation and drilling of OSR in 2018 Grading lines for potatoes Bailing round and quadrants also carting and wrapping and stacking

Livestock experienceNot listed
Other livestock experience

No experience of livestock

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageenglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

Insulin controlled diabetes which i have had since age of five I also have a pacemaker fitted following a period of ill health but now recovered from this and have letter from specialist consultant saying that am able to work drive machinery etc which can be forwarded if required

Other Information

As well as my farming experiance I have many years experiance of driving 360 excavators from 5 to 50 ton standard and long reach machines for ditching maintenance river maintenance pond and resivour construction I am also a fully qualified RSPH/BPCA. Level two peat controller and do this for a couple of farms and equine centres

Marital status


Where are you currently living?stamford lincs
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

I have been working on arable farms and gained experience in a variety of cultivation methods both min till and also ploughing for potato and sugar beet crops using a variety of machinery I am currently driving a John Deere 7270r for ploughing cultivation and land work also a 6930 with a Grimme GZ potato harvesters as required both of these are for a contractor I have also under done ditching work and installing culvert and new gateways for the same business. I have worked on a 2000 acre farm in south Lincolnshire and also a contracting firm that covered a large area but was closed down when the owner retired I have also spent time working on environmental and conservation sites as well as quarry driving machinery also servicing maintenance and repairs of machinery both new and old


 shooting both clay pigeon and vermin control Ploughing matches Restoring vintage machinery

AvailabilityStart: 01/12/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionEast Midlands
Where would you like to work?Midlands east Anglia Bedfordshire area
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