CV reference number: 52138
CV Headline

Organised, motivated and experienced farm worker,looking to progress and develop my farming career in the UK. Have solid experience and genuine references.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsCity and Guilds
Other qualifications

A Levels Business Studies Geography Biology General Studies PA 1 PA 2 Rough Terrain Forklift - Booked for December 2017 Looking at starting my BASIS - Certificate in Crop Protection in 2018

Equipment experienceDrilling, Ploughing, Fencing, Tracked machine, PA2, PA1, Baler, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Operation of fixed chassis and articulated tractors up to 600 Hp, both wheeled and tracked. Drilling with Vaderstad , John Deere disc drills (Both 6m), along with seeding operations in Australia with 61ft Morris and Bourgault tyne seeder Bars/Seed carts. Spraying experience includes operation and maintenance of 2017 36 meter Miller Nitro front mounted boom with a 6100 liter tank, with the assistance of Trimble guidance and Field IQ, Operation of a 36 meter John Deere 4940r with 6000 liter tank. Combine driving includes operation and maintenance of a JD 9660 with 36ft header, New Holland 2014 CR 9090, 2016 CR 9.90 both with 45ft MacDon flexi draper headers. All primary cultivations and ploughing. New holland and Claas square balers, Mchale Fusion round balers John Deere, Claas and Pottinger Triple Mowers Windrowing experience includes operation and maintenance of MacDon 205 and 155 (15ft and 30ft Headers) and Miller Nitro (40ft Headers), all crop types from Brassicas and Ryegrass in New Zealand to canola in Western Australia. JCB and Manitou telehandlers JCB 434 and Caterpillar 936G Loading shovels Limited earthmoving experience but have worked with graders, dozers and 360's (8 tonne Kubota) GPS experience with Greenstar and ITEC compatibility (SF1,2) and Trimble fM 1000 and FMX 1000 programmes (RTX signal).

Livestock experienceLambing, Sheep, Beef
Other livestock experience

Lambing seasons.Tasks included bedding, feeding and animal husbandry. Contract cattle work, mustering on both horses and bike with helicopter assistance on some of the largest pastoral properties (2,000,000 acres +) in Northern Australia.Processing cattle in the yards included drafting, branding and educating weaners and loading trucks.

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

6ft 12.5 stone

Relevant health problems
Other Information

In my current and previous job roles I demonstrate that I am an excellent communicator, down to earth and collected person. I enjoy working independently but also appreciate the importance of team work and possess qualities to lead and inspire others. In addition to this, I have a passion for arable farming operations and precision agriculture systems. I am hard working with a keen eye for detail, and I would be very grateful for the opportunity to progress and develop my farming career, coupled with my enthusiasm and determination to make a success of it.

Marital status

Long term partner of 5 years

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

I have just returned from a full-time role in Australia, where I worked on a 14,000-hectare dryland cropping property, owned and managed by a company who farm 65,000 hectares in Western Australia. My main responsibilities were, operation, maintenance and repairs of harvesting equipment. Post-harvest I became the main sprayer operator, responsible for pesticide/fungicide applications with a 36-meter Miller Nitro self-propelled boomspray


Play Rugby,Young farmers, tennis, walking and shooting

AvailabilityStart: 11/11/2017, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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