CV reference number: 46024
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45 year old Tractor/combine/sprayer operator looking for a challenging and rewarding full time position ideally within 1 1/2 hours of London. 

Qualifications and Experience
Relevant qualificationsNVQ Level 1,2
Other qualifications

NVQ Supervisory Management NVQ Asphalt Technology NVQ Specialised plant and machinery operations ( articulated dump truck & loading shovel) Telescopic rough terrain licence Rigid forklift licence Chainsaw Safe use of welders Portable fire extinguishers First aid Pa1, Pa2 & Pa4 ( nroso registered) Rodent control

Equipment experienceFencing, Telehandler/fork lift, PA2, PA1, Combine, Tractor
Other equipment experience

Having gained experience in most arable operations, my main duties are spraying, combining and cultivation work. I am used to John Deere and Case tractors, Bateman self propelled sprayer, John Deere and Class combines. I also have experience in fertiliser and slug pellet application. I have had some use on a mini digger and hedge cutting.

Livestock experienceBeef
Other livestock experience

The estate where I am currently employed is arable but the estate where I was previously employed I gained over 10 years experience With a small suckler herd of Hereford/Friesian cow crossed with a Charolais bull. Although not a herdsman I have experience of feeding, bedding up, calving and general care of the cattle and a herd of around 100 red and fallow deer.

Type of farming wantedMainly Arable
Driving LicenseFull Car Licence, international
Personal information
SexMale
Age45
NationalityBritish
First languageEnglish
Other languages
Pen picture

5' 10" medium build

Relevant health problems

None

Other Information

N/A

Marital status

Married, one dog, one cat, no children.

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

I have gained much experience throughout my working life, although mainly agriculture I also have experience in the quarrying and haulage industry. I am currently employed on a 2000 acre arable estate growing cereal crops where my main duties are combining and spraying along with general farm work. My previous employment was on a large 2600 acre estate where I worked for over over 10 years as main sprayer/combine operator along with general farm work associated with a large arable estate including cattle and deer. I have also worked on a large arable/vegetable farm . I have worked on varying soil types ranging from heavy clay to grade 1silt.

Hobbies

I enjoy being outdoors in the countryside, travel and spending time with family and friends

Preferences
AvailabilityStart: 12/08/2017, Finish: 09/10/2036
Type of jobPermanent
Preferred regionAnywhere
Where would you like to work?Within one half hours of London
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