Agricultural Mobile Plant Operator ploughs a field ready for replanting

Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator

Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operators operate agricultural and horticultural plants to clear and cultivate land, and sow and harvest crops.

Overview

Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operators operate agricultural and horticultural plants to clear and cultivate land, and sow and harvest crops.

Day-to-day

  • prepares and positions plant for operation
  • operates tractor-drawn and self-propelled plant to plough land and sow, fertilise, cultivate and harvest crops and avoid damaging crops
  • adjusts speed, height and depth of implements
  • keeps log tallies and writes work reports
  • services plant and performs minor repairs.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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