CV reference number: 60665
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26 year old Skilled individual looking for a challenging forward thinking farm for long term career, operating Machinery with a key eye for detail. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNDA, NVQ Level 1
Other qualifications

National Diploma in Agriculture, NROSO, Foundation Basis.

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

PA4 g/s Several years of Full time Spray Operator with a vast range of crops and high Ha’s covered. Covered most aspects of arable/vegtable operations with good general knowledge. Workshop skills to a good level with an eye to detail. Combine experience lexion 460, 560 and 780

Livestock experiencePig
Other livestock experience

Outdoor pig unit.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age26
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

Currently on the Tesco Future farming foundation, looking to then complete full basis and facts course within time.

Marital status

Partner and a daughter.

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

Head Tractor Driver/ Sprayer /Combine driver Jan 2005 - Feb 2011  ● Only Employee on 900ac farm carry out all operations from ploughing, fertilising, drilling, and combining. Quickly proved myself to be very highly skilled, trusted, motivated and dedicated worker. Completing any job to the same level regardless of the time, day or skill level required. Gathered experience and knowledge with GPS for field work and fertiliser application. Main Operator on Sands SLC sprayer 3000l 24m. Main Operator on Lexion 460/560 combine for 3 seasons. ● • Learnt a very high level of workmanship ● • Oversaw day to day running of farm ● • Recognised the importance of accuracy ● • Became very dependable and conscientious ● • Satisfied contract farmers ● • Completed several training programmes Fabricator/ Head Tractor Driver - Park Farm Feb 2011-Feb 2012 ● Welder/Fabricator on a mixed arable/outdoor pig unit, undertook any repair tasks and fabrication of new arcs. Head tractor driver from drilling to cultivation so with occasional stockman work. ● • Learnt a very high level of workmanship ● • Leadership skills gained through overlooking new pig site move ● • GPS Drilling/fert applications ● • Welding/ Fabrication Self Employed by an Agricultural Services company Feb 12 - Jan 15 ● Successfully gained a great customer/dealer relationship, busy throughout the year and built up a good reputation for the work I carried out. ● •Arable farms – Combining Lexion560, Main cultivations, Spraying Sands SLC, Mig Welding, Drilling and Farm duties ● • Sugar Beet Tractor work. ● • Parsley Harvest ● • Pea harvest – Pea Group ● • Sprayer Contracting Bateman RB26 Second driver for  Agri contracts (Cereals, Asparagus, Grassland, Onions, Carrots) Contract Slug Pellet applications ● • Greenvale Potato Harvest ● • Maize Clamping on Piston Bully for Large Maize contractors - Oarnold Sprayer Driver Jan 15 - Oct 15  ● Full time sprayer and fert applications. Under seeing all chemical store stock takes and audits. Gaining knowledge of asparagus growing and conservation of wildlife. Winter months spent destoning and root crop harvesting. Sprayer driver / Drillman Oct 15-Jan 16  ● Full Time sprayer driver. Sands 4000l Horizon and Drillman. Modern fendt tractors along with 6m Vaderstrad. Also carried out workshop maintenance and trailer work using Larrington Sock spud trailers. Gained great relationships and with the fitters. Sprayer Driver Jan 16 - Present  ● Lead sprayer operator on a Bateman RB35 and recently Agrifac Condor. Covering all crops from Cereals, Parsnips, Carrots, Rye, Maize, Potatoes, Onions,Sugar beet, Peas and Beetroot. Covered a total of 34,000ha since starting at Greens. ● Gained great communications with Bateman/ Agrifac and also Agleader/Trimble. Trialing new software and helping with software faults. Organising stock audits, Liaising with manufactures for repairs/servicing for whole spraying fleet and Assisting with the day to day running of spraying operation for all sprayers.

Hobbies

Dine out, Spend time with family, Enjoy projects and building projects. Collect Diecast Lorries.

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 15/05/2018, Finish: 31/08/2018
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Norfolk/Suffolk
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