CV reference number: 58431
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Experienced tractor driver/GFW seeks full time work, wide ranging experience.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA
Other qualifications

HGV Class 1, PA1 and 2, Rough terrain telescopic FLT, Counterbalance FLT, Reach FLT

Equipment experienceTractor, Baler, PA1, PA2, Tracked machine, HGV1, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing, Ploughing, Drilling
Other equipment experience

Tractors up to 400 hp, ploughing, cultivating. All potato work from planting to harvesting. All sugar beet work from planting to harvest cart. Baling, hay making, silage making, fertiliser application, crop spraying, granule application. Daffodil bulb growing from planting to harvesting.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing
Other livestock experience

Milking during pre college year. Helping with stock work including feeding with a TMR feeder. Providing lambing assistance to shepherd.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, hgv1
Personal information
SexMale
Age52
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

1.8m 100kg

Relevant health problems

Slight walking issue

Other Information

· Gaining and retaking counterbalance forklift certificate with high scores. · On own initiative took and passed test to gain certificate in rough terrain telescopic forklift operation. · Identified and told site manager at Hall and Woodhouse about a company which could take over removal of digested sewage sludge after incumbent company increased prices excessively. · Day release course at Worcs. College of agriculture whilst working at and Sons. Awarded machinery student of the year. · Attaining HGV Class 1 licence. · Distinction grades given for practical sections of N.D.A. college course

Marital status

Live with partner

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

December 2017 to July 2018 also December 2018 to present day, Agricultural and quarrying contractor, wide variety of jobs. July 2018 to November 2018 also July 2017 to December 2017, Self employed, Working as an HGV Class 1 driver for a friend in Cambs driving his tipper lorry on grain transport including collecting from farms and stores to deliver into stores, mills and docks. December 2013 to April 2017, Warehouse Operative, Responsible for accurately picking and sending orders to dispatch, receiving and checking incoming goods, stock check and control. March 2013 to December 2013, Field Farm. Sprayer operator, general farm worker. Responsible for all crop protection chemical applications, assisting with all other operations in the livestock and arable areas of the business. April 2002 to February 2013,  Ltd. · Racking Cellar operative, gained knowledge of operating all machines and procedures in department. · From early 2011, took on the role of Effluent Treatment Plant operator in conjunction with Racking Cellar duties. · Assisting engineers with maintenance and repair procedures on equipment. · Putting together “to do” lists for annual machinery overhauls. July 1989 to March 2002, E.Ltd. · Tractor driver / machinery operator · Starting in July 1989, spending 2 weeks on daffodil bulb grading line working up to being main tractor driver doing primary cultivations with 410HP crawler tractor along with other jobs as necessary. Sept. 1985 to Sept 1986  Sons · Pre-college work experience farm, working with crops, machinery and animals including milking 80 cows twice a day.

Hobbies

Reading, Theatre, Music both recorded and live, Computers, Motor Racing, Caravan holidays

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AvailabilityStart: 01/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Havant +20 miles
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