Kyran Brill

  • Experienced Farm Assistant/Farmhand/Equipment Operator
  • Komga, South Africa
  • Jun 24, 2022
Full time Contracting Dairy Drystock Farm Services Other

Personal Summary

I am an efficient and confident individual with demonstrated experience of working in the farming and harvesting industry.
I have also gained 5 years of general farming and harvesting experience in the United States.
Currently, I am self-employed in South Africa as I have my own farming operation which includes livestock and general farming practices where some of my key responsibilities within this role included:
 - Grain storage and transportation 
- Field preparation and planting 
- Irrigation and spraying (chemigation & fertigation) 
- Truck driving (18 speeds) 
- Drilling for cover crops before winter 
- Maintenance on various farm equipment
- Overseeing a Angus beef herd of +- 1300 head and sheep.
- Cutting, raking and bailing (hay) 
- Silage chopper and combine operater
- Harvesting of corn, soya beans and popcorn
- Tractor operator (modern tractors, GPS, grain carts etc.)
- Overseeing day to day milking of 900 jersey cows and dry stock
- Poultry farming  
- Bulldozer and excavtor operator 
I believe these along with my extensive work experience will provide a solid foundation for this position
For more information on my profile, you will find attached my CV, which highlights my achievements associated with the areas of my farming experience.
I hope to have the opportunity to discuss this exciting position further with you. Please feel free to contact me on my mobile at any stage to answer any questions you may have in regard to my application.

Work Experience

Farm assistant
Jan 2019 - Dec 2021 Anderson Farming (USA)

- Truck driving

- Crop farming

- Grain transporting

- Management of Cattle and sheep

- Poultry

- Irrigation ( Fertigation & chemigation )

- Pasture management

- General mechanics

- Management of dairy

- Equipment operator 

Equipment operator
Jan 2018 - Dec 2019 Geer Harvesting (USA)

- Transporting and harvesting of silage

- General mechanics

- Equipment operator 

Farmhand
Jan 2017 - Dec 2017 Kruger Blasting/ Dunbo Farming

- Cattle and sheep farming

- Irrigation

- Blasting 

- General mechanics 

Education

Jan 2012 - Dec 2016 Winterberg Agricultural High School