Harvest Student – Grain/Quadtrac Operator (15 weeks)

at Healthcote Farm
Location Dunstable, United Kingdom
Date Posted 12/01/2022
Category Agriculture
Food and Fresh Produce
Job Type Temporary Vacancies
Closing Date 11/02/2022
Start Date June 2022


How to Apply

Grain Cart / Quadtrac Operator

Required end of June to Mid October

A student required to join 2 other students on a young team on an estate in Bedfordshire with some other land 9 miles north and 9 miles south of the main base so experience of driving machinery on the road essential.

Machinery – 620 and 535 Case Quadtrac’s LEXION 770TT and 12m header, 240CVX and 230CVX Pumas (both equipped with RTK GPS) 18 tonne grain trailers and JCB loaders.

Job will primarily involve grain carting on public roads, topping, forklift operations. Later in the season (September onwards) a requirement to drive our 2nd Quadtrac STX535 equipped with RTK using 8.3m Cultipress and Rexius Twin, mole plough subsoil, etc.

Applicants MUST possess

  • Previous grain or silage carting experience
  • The ability to tidy in their work
  • Attention to detail to ensure job is done to a high standard
  • The capability to work long hours including weekends.

The position is rewarded with the following

Above average AWB rate of pay with lots of overtime available giving excellent earning potential as well as a performance BONUS. On farm accommodation is provided with electric, gas, water ALL FREE OF CHARGE. Meals at weekends whilst harvesting / drilling are also provided FREE.

Email a CV to andrewrobinson@heathcotefarms.co.uk please quote advertised job you are applying for.


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