CV reference number: 37806
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Highly skilled arable operator with extensive drilling and spraying experience looking for position in South West.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

GCSE'S including Maths, Science and English. FACTS qualified

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

Claas Lexion 770/750 with 35 and 30ft headers; Bateman RB55; Vaderstad 6m drill; Kuhn Axis 50.2 fertilizer spreader; Fendt, John Deere & New Holland tractors 200+ Hp. New Holland TJ420 on a 60ft GPS air seeder; John Deere 4720 27m SP sprayer with GPS & John Deere 9860 STS Rotary combine with 36ft header. Amazone 8 row maize planter; Claas Quadrant Baler; McHale 998 Big square bale wrapper; All aspects of GPS use.

Livestock experienceBeef
Other livestock experience

Bedding down, feeding up, TB testing.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age33
NationalityWelsh
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

N/A

Marital status

Wife and daughter

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

Born and raised on a mixed farm in South Wales and worked full time in farming since I was 17. I have strong workshop skills and can generally fix 90% of breakdowns. I have a lot of experience with GPS systems having used them since 2008. I am currently head tractor driver on 1100ha contract farming where I do the majority of spraying and share the drilling, combining, fertilising and cultivating with the owner. Before that I lived in Saskatchewan, Canada for four and a half years where I was an owner operator truck driver for 2.5 years hauling grain and bulk fertiliser and head tractor driver for 2 years on a 2,400ha farm. I have worked for 3 large contractors in the UK, one at home in South Wales and the others in England in Nothamptonshire and West Sussex. My roles for the contractors included drilling, baling, cultivation and every other general tractor driver job in between. My livestock skill are fairly basic where my previous roles on farms I have been involved in the general husbandry from young stock to finishers.

Hobbies

Rugby, shooting.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorset/Wiltshire/Gloucestershire
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