CV reference number: 33446
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A skilled and experienced Tractor / Sprayer / Combine Operator, with an enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident attitude, with a very keen passion on the operating of modern farm machinery with a very good knowledge of its working capabilities and maintenance, someone who's passionate about all aspects of crop production, an enthusiastic team player who enjoys being part of a successful team and is just as keen working on his own and is prepared to work long hours through the busy periods in the farming year.   

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds, NVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

Easton Agricultural College, Craftsman certificate, PA1 PA2A safe use of pesticides certificates, NRoSO register sprayer operators certificate, Telescopic loader and counter balance fork lift truck certificates, Chainsaw maintenance and safe use certificates, First Aid at work certificate, Fire Fighting certificate.

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Other harvesters, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

I have been involved in the operating arable farm machinery for over 30 years using Tractors up to 300hp for heavy cultivation and ploughing, Spraying and liquid fertilizer application with self-propelled and trailed sprayers with booms up to 36m , Drilling cereals with pneumatic drills up to 8m in width, Combining with claas and new holland combines with cutter bars up to 10.6m, I have skills in the workshop; maintenance, servicing and repair of farm machinery, Welding mig and arc welding, MY skills and achievements around the farm do cover a wide range of farming tasks.

Livestock experiencePig, Beef, Dairy
Other livestock experience

I do have experience working with livestock; relief milking, winter feeding and strawing down of the livestock.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
Profile Picture
SexMale
Age50+
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

I am a non smoker who is in good Healthy, good looking ! but running the 3 minute mile is a problem now a days, my height is 5 ft 9 inch and weight is 13 st 6 lb.

Relevant health problems

NONE

Other Information

I won top prize at school in the hobbies club for my making of a model of an oil rig, and I played the drums in a rock band which won the best band in Norwich.

Marital status

Married to Wendy and we have 4 grown up children who have all now flown the nest ( but still daddy can you just) But now I have the TV remout to myself.

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

I grew up on a farm and as a young boy this was my play ground and where i earned my pocket money, I started my farming career as stockman/relief milkman/general farm worker on a mixed dairy/arable farm after about 3 years I was asked if I would like to drive the combine which any young man would jump at the chance of doing and you know i jumped, This started my career as a tractor/combine drive off, I attended Easton Agricultural College for the training and qualification in arable farming on my road to becoming an experienced and skilled arable operator, but we still keep on learning new technology in this ever changing industry of ours.

Hobbies

I do take a keen interest in local football (Norwich City) only, Formula 1 motor racing, I do enjoy a good laugh Dad's army and show like that do this for me, watching the RAF Red Arrows and old vintage farm machinery at work, Playing the drums and jamming with a few friends over a beer or two, watching the wildlife on walks in the country side with my wife, relaxing in the garden with family and friends with a barbecue with a fine bottle of wine or two.

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AvailabilityStart: 01/05/2018, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk / Suffolk / Cambridgeshire
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