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TRACTOR DRIVER WITH PA1 AND PA2 QUALIFICATIONS

Full Time | Permanent Colchester 7 months ago

Our client based in Colchester are looking for a tractor driver to join their team! Must have PA1 and PA2 qualifications. Experience preferred but not essential.

Main Purpose of the Job

 

As a skilled tractor driver, your responsibilities will include, completing maintenance duties, and all general farm task. You will be expected to be able to carry out tasks using farm implements e.g. Spraying, fertiliser, drilling, cultivations, and irrigation, etc.

 

Team Structure

As a skilled tractor driver, your responsibilities will include, completing maintenance duties, and all general farm task. You will be expected to be able to carry out tasks using farm implements e.g. Spraying, fertiliser, drilling, cultivations, and irrigation, etc.

 

Main Responsibilities

1

Driving and carrying out regular maintenance on tractors and other agricultural equipment

2

Operate Tractors and machinery safely and efficiently

3

Carry out daily routine checks on vehicles to ensure they are safe to operate, and any faults are reported to the growing manager

4

To ensure that health & safety is always adhered to and that all incidents and accidents are reported to the management team

The spraying and fertiliser application on indoor and outdoor crops

To assist with the drilling of baby leaf crops both indoor and outdoor

To assist with cultivations where required across the farm

The setting up and movement of irrigation equipment

The movement of agricultural equipment, produce or other items with a tractor or trailer 

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Other general farm tasks as and where required to include tasks like, green burning, hoeing, crop cover, sanding, site maintenance.

Key Performance Indicators

 
  1.  

Must be hard working and physically fit

 

Must be punctual and have good time keeping

 

3

Must have the ability to carry out duties unsupervised, in all weather conditions, and irregular hours as and when required

 

Must demonstrate a good understanding of Health and Safety

 

Must have the ability to follow written and verbal instructions

 

Skills and Experience

 

Previous experience driving modern agricultural equipment

 

A good level of spoken English is desirable but not essential

 

A Full Clean Driving Licence

 

PA1 and PA2 required

 

Forklift/Teleporter certificates not essential

 
       

Special Tasks

Other ad hoc duties as needed by the farm. Training will be provided where required to carry out unfamiliar tasks and or where specific certificates are required. There will be the scope for operators to learn new skills and tasks if they can demonstrate the appropriate skill level.

Other Duties

This list of duties is not intended to be exhaustive but gives a general indication of tasks and responsibilities. All employees are expected to work in a flexible manner and acknowledge that tasks not specifically covered in their job description are not excluded. Overtime and flexible working times will be required within this role due to the seasonality of the farm.

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