A tractor driver is responsible for operating a tractor to transport goods or materials. They must be able to operate the tractor safely and efficiently, and follow all traffic laws. Tractor drivers may also be responsible for performing basic maintenance on their vehicles.

Tractor Driver Job Responsibilities

  • Drive a tractor to plow fields or haul equipment and supplies
  • May operate a farm machinery to plant, cultivate, and harvest crops
  • Perform maintenance on the tractor and other farm equipment
  • Keep records of acreage planted, chemicals used, and time spent on each task


  • To operate a tractor to transport farm equipment, materials and personnel.
  • To maintain the tractor and associated equipment in good working order.
  • To complete daily maintenance checks on the tractor.
  • To comply with all health and safety regulations when operating the tractor.

Tractor Driver Job Skills & Qualifications Needed

  • Skills:
  • Ability to operate a tractor
  • Knowledge of farming techniques
  • Good physical fitness
  • Ability to work long hours outdoors
  • Qualifications:
  • A valid driver's license