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Experienced and skilled Arable Operator. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNCA, NDA, NVQ Level 1,2, Btec, City and Guilds
Other qualifications

NC Agriculture ND Agriculture Welding ATV Forklift BE Trailer licence PA4S Telehandler NRoSO Member

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

In my current position as Arable foreman and head tractor driver I am responsible for Drilling- Using Vaderstad rapid and Mzuri Pro till on variety of min tilled and ploughed ground. Drilling a wide range of crops including wheat, rape, oats, barley, beans, hemp, grass etc. All Primary Cultivations- sub soiling, potato bed forming etc. Combining, Ploughing, Hedge cutting, Relief spraying and fertilising. General farm work including dung cart, straw cart, loading grain lorries. Relief to farm manager during holidays and absences. Negotiating face to face and via telephone with tractor and machinery dealers. Ordering of parts/tools required, sourcing and negotiating best price quotes. All machinery maintenance and repairs including welding, routine maintenance and servicing of tractors and implements. While employed as head tractor driver in Winchester, I was responsible for Combining, Fertilising and spraying, ploughing, hedge cutting, general farm work. All machinery maintenance and repairs including welding, routine maintenance and servicing of tractors and implements. While Employed full time as a machine operator within a large team to carry out all main contracting operations. Using modern machinery and techniques, main tasks and responsibilities include: Spraying arable, grassland and amenity work including polo pitches Carrying out fertilising on grassland and arable and also using GPS systems Drilling including cereals, grass, cover crops and stubble turnips. Ploughing, Cultivations, Mowing, Raking, Baling, Hedge cutting, Clamp and telehandler work, Fencing. Liaising on a daily basis with customers via telephone and visits. While employed at Eartham Partnership I was completing all Ploughing,Cultivations,Fertilising,Relief Combining,Relief Drilling. And assisting with livestock work including Beef Cattle and sheep, doing Fencing and Pest Control.

Livestock experienceDairy, Beef, Sheep
Other livestock experience

Feeding, fencing, stock movement etc.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languages
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Relevant health problems
Other Information

I am an experienced and dedicated farm worker from a farming family spanning many generations. I am a highly reliable and punctual person who is hardworking and committed in all tasks. I am an outgoing and friendly person who is able to interact well with people on all levels. A highly motivated and intuitive worker who enjoys working both within a team or alone and who always takes huge pride in my work and will always complete tasks to the highest standard.  

Marital status

Married with two children.

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

Currently head tractor driver/foreman on mixed farming estate. Worked in contracting as well as mixed farms. Raised in a farming family.

AvailabilityStart: 01/03/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
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