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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.

To become an Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator

Skills employers are looking for

  • Tractor Driving

  • Global Positioning System (GPS) Equipment Operation

  • Farm Machinery Operation

  • Irrigation

  • Communication Skills

  • Forklift Operation

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