CV reference number: 67336
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Sprayer operator, combine and tractor driver looking for work in the Dorchester area.

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2,3, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

NVQ Level 3 in Livestock Production First aid (Renewed February 2011) Vet medicine Disbudding Castrating DIY A.I. Telescopic handler (Renewed Nov 2011) PA1 & PA2 (Passed 09/03/2009) PA4 (Passed 15/03/2017) PA6 (Passed Oct 2011) ATV’s (Passed May 2008) NROSO registered

Equipment experienceTractor, Combine, Baler, PA1, PA2, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters, Fencing
Other equipment experience

19 years experience working on dairy and arable farms. In my current post I am the Sprayer Operator (Driving a Bateman RB35) - Covering 1600ha on employers farm and on customers’ farms. Combine Driver (Operating a John Deere 670i) - on employers farm and on customers’ farms covering 800ha. Tractor Driver - Cultivations, Mowing, Bailing, Wrapping and general farm work. I have also operated the forager (John Deere 7300) cutting 160ha of maize. Kuhn combination drill - drilling game covers, grass seed and cereals.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Lambing, Calving
Other livestock experience

Worked on Velcourt dairy farms for 12 years, gaining an NVQ Level 3 in Cattle production. In a previous job I have been a stockman for 200 young stock. This involved - the day to day running, completing vet medicine records, vaccinations, animal health treatment, food rations and using the feeder wagon.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence
Personal information
SexMale
Age36
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture
Relevant health problems

None

Other Information
Marital status

I have a wife and two young boys.

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

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT 2013 – Present Sprayer Operator, Combine and Tractor Driver. Sprayer Operator (Driving a Bateman RB35) - Covering 1600ha on employers farm and on customers’ farms. Running the spraying side of the business - Customers contact me directly, I plan the day to day running and complete the recommendations and invoices. Combine Driver (Operating a John Deere 670i) - on employers farm and on customers’ farms covering 800ha. Tractor Driver - Cultivations, Mowing, Bailing, Wrapping and general farm work. I have also operated the forager (John Deere 7300) cutting 160ha of maize. PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT 2012 - 2013 Combine and Tractor Driver. Combine Driver (Operating a New Holland TX78) – on employers farm and on customers farms. Tractor Driver - Cultivations and general farm work. 2005 - 2012 Stockman and Tractor Driver for a Velcourt Farm. Stockman - For approximately 200 young stock. Tractor Driver - Solid fertiliser for 4000 Acres, Mowing, Drilling game strips, ATV spraying, Cultivations, Clamp work for silage and maize, Topping, Rolling, General maintenance, Loading lorries with telescopic handler, Relief spraying with Bateman RB35 with Ag leader technology and general farm work. Weekend and relief feeder. 2000 - 2005 Stockman and Tractor Driver for a Velcourt Farm. Stockman/Feeding Vet medicine records Tractor driver Relief dairy and holiday milker 1999 - 2000 General Farm worker. 1998 - 1999 Worked for an Agricultural contractor.

Hobbies

In my free time I enjoy shooting, which I undertake with friends and family. However, my technique and success rate leaves much to be desired. Playing in a local skittles team in the Dorchester league allows me to socialise and meet new people.

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AvailabilityStart: 01/01/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionSouth West
Where would you like to work?Dorchester area
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