CV reference number: 73322
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Andrew - Available to work Immediately.  Personal Profile: I am a dedicated and enthusiastic individual, I am now looking for a new and challenging position, one which will make best use of experienced knowledge in all industries, and were I can gain more experience and enable further personal and professional development.

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

Accomplishments CSCS Qualified Telehandler Qualified (ITSSAR) PASMA Qualified IPAF Qualified SMSTS Qualified Skills Gained: Driving skills - Gained driving long base vans and cars all over the country (including London with Universal Services) Use of hand and electrical tools – Gained while at universal services and matrix port services using hand tools and electrical all the time. Health and Safety Experience – Over the last 7 years I have gained a lot health and safety experience working on construction sites.

Equipment experienceTractor, Telehandler/fork lift, Other harvesters
Other equipment experience

2008-2011 Assistant/Green keeper: For 6 months, I worked working alongside the head green keepers doing duties like cutting glass around the course including the green and bunkers with mowers/tractors and other landscaping equipment such as hedge trimmer, other sorts of movers and Garden tools. Course maintenance such as cutting down trees was also part of my job at the golf club. 2010-2013 General Farm Assistant: During the time of my 3 year employment, I worked within team of 4 or more on a poultry farm for ducks. Some of my duties included looking after the welfare of the ducks, culling the sick, collecting eggs, racking eggs, tractor work doing straw chopping 8 shed sometimes by hand. The tractor drove was a Massey Ferguson with with chopper on the back, I would reverse in to the back of the 60 metre shed and slowly drove out spreading the straw evenly in the shed. I also worked a lot in the telehander doing duties like loading and unloading of straw bales and stacking them at 6 bales high in the straw barn. I would load the straw into the straw chopper as well. I would also have to use the telehander to muck out the duck sheds and load muck into trailers. Grass cutting and general maintenance on the farm was part of the duties. I also had to take water readings make sure feed was switched on and working. I also covered the managers roles when she was on holiday. 2013-2017 Installation Engineer – Working for Universal services my duties include the installation of sports equipment on new build schools and sport centres and also worked in old school and leisure centres this included climbing fames, gym equipment and basketball goals which I had to make up using the bolts and hard where. Them I would install the equipment into place using power tools and hard tools, sometimes 110v power tools with used. I make deliveries to destinations across the country, driving long wheel based vans and Luton vans. Other duties include making and distribution of the sports equipment.  2017-2019 Mechanical fitter – Port/Dock work: While working at a Port I worked on the quayside cranes. Five of these cranes were heightened by 9.25 meters and a further 5 by 5.25 meters; this included the relocation of the cranes to a temporary construction site, the electrical upgrades and installation of new spreader cable reel systems and various automation and mechanical fitting improvements. My main duties on site included driving the telehander. I worked on JCB 540-170 with a 17 meter ranch putting up and taking down welding performs up. I also had to take down the stairs and ladders off the crane and put new ones back on all working at 10-15 meters up. I would have to unload HGVs with equipment and materials that were used on site. I also had to drive and use cherry pickers up 40 meters to install new parts onto the crane I would also have to use power tools and hand tools and 100v power tools such as drills and 110v powered machines. While at Felixstowe I was trained in confined space and worked closer with the fireman so we could work inside the crane legs. I also did a 1 day training course I so could drive the quay crane when works needed to be done on the trolley or along the boom. Another one of the duties was store man my duties were to make sure the site was clean and to make sure there was no health and safety issues. Escort vehicles and people onto site using company car and Cleaning of site office, canteen, toilets and drying room. 

Livestock experienceCalving, Poultry
Other livestock experience

While working as a farm assistant one of my jobs was to do eggs store checks, Up to 80,000 eggs would be collected in a week, they would have to be sorted into clean and dirty and racked and put until a refrigerator unit until a company lorry collected them. I would also have to take stock checks on how many eggs we had and send them to the office. I also covered the managers roles when she was on holiday.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, tractor
Personal information
First languageEnglish
Other languagesN/A
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6”1.. 14 stone, strong.

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

Please refer to Equipment/Store Experience for more info.



AvailabilityStart: 15/06/2019, Finish: Not Specified
Type of jobAny
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Suffolk/Norfolk
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