CV reference number: 32576
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Lots of nice n'firm, big, beautiful round………..bales!!! I can help you with this year’s silage harvest, Let me introduce myself.

My name is Ivor. Experience in all silage operations from mowing trough to ensiling.

A self-employed tractor driver seeks work from April to July. A mature, reliable operator with knowledge and insight into a variety of different tractor operating systems. Is looking for a recurring annual opportunity to work long hours. Over the first cut Silage harvest would suit the best but any work considered. Previous jobs included chopping, carting and ensiling silage, round bailing, mowing etc.

Experience in operating large agricultural machinery and equipment.Familiar with StarFire 3000 Receiver.Able to work as part of a team or on own initiative. Hard working, organized, conscientious and sets a high standard in own work. Likes to keep equipment in clean and good condition. Possesses maintenance skills. And the ability to use a pressure washer, grease gun and brush when needed.

Has excellent communication aptitude, competent at completing paper work, field to corn, store to store records, Passports, etc.

Capable skid steer loader, mini digger and backhoe loader operator.

Has own caravan for accommodation which can be placed on the yard for extra security.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

Telehandler card. Life time experience.

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

• Experienced and conscientious driver. Familiar with: JD 6+7000 R Series with StarFire 3000 Receiver. JCB 2170 fastrack CNH T7/ Puma. MF 7618. CVT, Power shift. Semi manual gearboxes. JCB 435S loading shovel and many telehandlers.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep
Other livestock experience

Little bit, sheep catching, cattle herding,

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
Profile Picture
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5 ' 7 80 kg glasses short brown hair.

Relevant health problems


Other Information

Lives overseas during the winter months.

Marital status


Where are you currently living?Powys Wales.
Do you have the right to work in the UK?Yes
Farming background

Tractor driver, Shropshire. 2018 Worked for an Agricultural contractor. Main jobs were spreading chicken manure, FYM and Lime. Operated JD 7310r with Bunnings disc spreader and JCB435S loading shovel on chicken muck and JD 6215r with loader on the lime, both with StarFire 3000 Receiver. Farm worker, Bury St Edmunds 2017-2018 Worked for large contract farming operations, Duties included daily maintenance,corn carting, pushing up corn, grain store cleaning and general farm work. Stacking big square bales. Loading trailers with corn, and chicken manure. Loading big square bales on to 40 ft trailers. Tractor driver, Leicestershire. 2016 Worked on a large arable unit growing Barley OSR and Wheat, Main duties were corn carting driving a MF 7618, JD6190r with a 17t Larrington trailer and topping field margins using a Major topper. Daily checks included greasing trailers, checking tire pressures, blowing out filters and a visual check for deficiencies. Tractor driver, Lincolnshire. 2015 Worked for a manager/consultant on two units within small teams. Duties included daily checks of tractors and implements, Corn carting using 200+ hp tractor along with Bailey and Larrington trailers. Operated telehandlers to push up corn, move soil, pallets of chemicals and FYM. Topping field margins, mowing stubble, sub soiling, cultivations with 8-12 meter equipment. Cleaning out corn sheds, under floor ducts and general farm work, kept detailed records of field to store, moisture content during harvest. Tractor driver, Wales. 2005 Worked for an Agricultural contractor carting silage, direct drilling Brassicas, FYM spreading. Operated New Holland tractors Case skid steer loader. Tractor driver, Australia. 1994 – 1995 Drove large tractors and chaser bins on Australian farms for the harvest season. Drove Case, IH, Chanberlain and JD tractors. Allis-Chalmers rotary combines. Tractor driver, Wales. 1986 - 1993 Worked with local farm contactors, operated farm machinery for long hours.Responsibilities included daily mechanical checks. Main driving jobs included chopping, carting and ensiling silage, Round and small square bailing, flat eight sledges, Plowing, Combine driving, FYM spreading using rotor spreaders, lime spreading. Cultivations, corn drilling and direct drilling. Hedge trimming.

AvailabilityStart: 01/04/2019, Finish: 01/07/2019
Type of jobSeasonal
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Anywhere
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