CV reference number: 61833
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Experienced Case Combine driver   

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNot listed
Other qualifications

Life time in farming!

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

Tractors and kit to numerous to mention from Fergy 28 to John Deere 8360. Case Combines from 2188, 2388, 7088, 7120, 9120, demo 8240 & Farr Combines. Silage and hay making kit, mowers, tedding, small & large 4 rotor rakes and bale wrappers. Carting and stacking bale kit. Grass & maize silage stack making. Small square baler and round baler models. Ground ripping, discing and power harrowing etc. NZ equivalent of HGV1. Deep ground ripping and blade work D7 Bulldozers. Telehandler/Forklift. Some experience on a 360/digger. NZ and UK styles of fencing. Experienced in farm new builds and shed/building maintenance including Shepherds Hut making.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Grew up on dairy, beef, sheep and horticulture family farm. Milked cows for some 20 odd years. Sheep shearing also for 5 years. Sharemilked herds up to 500 in number.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international, tractor
Personal information
SexMale
Age56
NationalityNew Zealand
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

height 5'11" weight 15 stone

Relevant health problems

No

Other Information

Lifetime in pretty well all aspects of farming including arable, dairy & mixed farming. Shearing and farm building construction and maintenance. Enjoyed 15 years driving mostly Case Combines in the UK, Australia and New Zealand working long harvest hours for farm owners and agricultural contractors.

Marital status

My wife is a UK citizen. 5 grown up independent adult children.

Where are you currently living?North Auckland
Do you have the right to work in the UK?No
Farming background

Sharefarming and farm ownership milking 500 cows rearing all young stock and taking care of cultivation of summer feed crops etc. Seasonal harvest work in the UK, Aussie & NZ. Worked for various farm contractors involved with silage and hay making, maize and arable cropping. Combine driving involving all crops from Wheat, barley, oats, oil seed rape, peas, beans, chick peas etc. Run 700 ewes and been a shearer.

Hobbies

Family, Vintage motorcycles, yachting, fishing, Hebrew history, shepherds huts, etc

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 31/05/2018, Finish: 31/10/2018
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?UK
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