CV reference number: 52697
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I believe that I would be an asset to your company for the following reasons:

I am a confident, ambitious, proactive and self-motivated individual. I have a strong passion for agriculture, its past present and future. I am looking to settle and grow my interest, knowledge and skills into a long term successful professional career. In recent years I have worked on a large scale arable farm performing a variety of tasks, I have spent two seasons on a contract harvesting crew in the USA as a Combine operator.

I have experience in the safe operation and maintenance of the following vehicles and machinery,John Deere S670 combine harvester, John Deere 8345R 6175R, 6215R. JD 3415 Telehandler.JCB 535 Telehandler. JCB 4220, 2170 Fastrac. Claas Xerion. Liebherr loading shovel. Volvo loading shovel. Other power tools chainsaw, grinders, drills, jack hammers ect.

I am familiar with precision agriculture tools and techniques having used the John Deere Greenstar system during time spent in the United States. As well as the Claas system whilst Digestate spreading with the Xerion and Joskin

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Project management certificate. School grade 12 pass met university entry requirements. First aid certificate. English foreign language teaching certificate. Studied logictics management university. Studied architectural technology university.

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Telehandler/fork lift, Fencing
Other equipment experience

I have experience in the safe operation and maintenance of the following vehicles and machinery, John Deere S670 combine harvester, John Deere 8345R 6175R, 6215R. JD 3415 Telehandler. JCB 535 Telehandler. JCB 4220, 2170 Fastrac. Claas Xerion. Liebherr loading shovel. Volvo loading shovel. Other power tools chainsaw, grinders, drills, jack hammers ect.

Livestock experienceBeef, Sheep
Other livestock experience

Basic experience in beef and sheep, having spent two weeks on a farm in back South Africa. l a basic understanding of the concepts and activities that take place on the farm from record keeping and was present when the sheep were having ultra sounds taken to determine the number of lambs the ewes were carrying. With regards to the cattle I have done a bit of medicating through injection. I have an understanding of how to recognize when an animal sheep or cattle is in poor health, as well as some of the symptoms of various pests and viruses. I feel I was able to learn as much as was possible during my two week period at the farm and look forward to learning more as I move forward into the future.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age28
NationalitySouth Africa
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

190cm, 90kg.

Relevant health problems
Other Information

South African

Marital status

Yes Fiance living together

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

Duties: Daily machine operation duties included. Liebherr loading shovel. Compost production line. Volvo loading shovel. JCB 535 Telehandler. John Deere 6175R, 6215R. JCB 4220, 2170 Fastrac. Claas Xerion. Daily Activities.Carting of various materials via tractor trailer. Grain carting, straw carting, straw stacking, digestate spreading, digestate carting. Rolling, Cultivating. Compost turning. Grain store operation. General farm activities. Building, fencing, grain store maintenance and construction, Concrete slab laying, general machinery maintenance.grounds management. Reason for Leaving: Further career development and progression and variety. 2016 Name of Company: Befort Harvesting LLC, USA (April–December 2016)  Held: Agricultural worker and Combine Harvester Operator. Duties: Daily operation and maintenance of combine harvester, general assistance in workshop servicing a number of harvesters, vehicles and implements. Worked as part of a small 8-10 person crew, which was part of a larger 50 person company crew. Harvested a variety of crops namely: Wheat, barley, corn (dry), soybeans, across a number of states, namely: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Idaho, Washington and Missouri. Crew leader in Kansas and Missouri, leading a small team of 6 semi-trucks, 2 grain carts, and 2 combine harvesters. Communicated with team members, and liaised with farm owners and elevator personnel.

Hobbies

Rugby,sports,outdoors and off road motorcycling Surfing

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AvailabilityStart: 06/01/2020, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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