Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter

14 Jun 2019
15 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Experienced Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter

Salary: Circa GBP13 per hour

Location: Berkshire (Based in Winkfield)

Job type: Full Time, Contract

Business overview

Shorts Group Limited is an established, independent family-owned business offering excellent quality and services having 60 years of experience in serving the various aspects of the construction, agricultural and waste management industries.

We currently have an opportunity for a Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter to join our team in Winkfield.

Job description for the Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter

Reporting to the Agricultural Manager, the Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter will be hedge cutting and operating general machinery. Duties include:

Hedge cutting to a high standard
Fertilising, crop care and Lime spreading - using variable rate application using KRM, Kuhn spreaders
Using a loader tractor to handle bale
Ploughing with a 5 furrow reversible plough
Drilling grassland and covering crops with a power harrow drill
Spraying grassland with mounted sprayer
Transporting diggers and machinery with tractors
Maize Drilling and Muck and compost spreading
Haylage Hay Making
Operating JCB Telehandlers

Requirements for the Tractor Driver / Hedge Cutter

Hedge cutting experience
Telehandler ticket
PA1 & PA2 is advantageous
Knowledge of relevant agricultural health and safety policies and procedures
Experienced in all operations and tractor work
Willing to work long unsociable hours at busy periods during the year as and when required
Self-motivated with a can do attitude
Flexible and adaptable (including seasonal work hours variations)
Good communication skills within team and with customers, contractors etc.
Work effectively in teams and be able to work co-operatively
Physically able to perform manual work

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