Bus Builder 17 years’ experience

Serial No: 11121
Skills keywords:  interior finishing
Current location:  United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: Scottish
Spoken languages: english

Work Experience

1997 – 2014 ALEXANDER DENNIS, Camelon / Falkirk, Scotland

Coach Builder

The largest bus building company in Europe offering expertise in the construction of buses and mono-rail carriages for bombardiers used in airports throughout the world.

• Enthusiastically participating in all opportunities for continuing professional development including completing comprehensive training in all aspects of bus construction and mono-rail carriage building

• Diligently reading and interpreting technical drawings for the allocated area of build and fitting the parts to the bus or mono-rail carriage accordingly, ensuring consistent compliance with Safety regulations and deadlines

• Training apprentices in all aspects of vehicle body building, monitoring ongoing performance and providing support as necessary to maintain standards whilst encouraging continual professional development

• Developing productive working relationships with colleagues at all levels through effective team work, reliability, punctuality and a consistently positive attitude

• Expertly operating a wide range of air tools, including pop rivet guns, mono guns, drills, pad-saws, air fed mastic guns and air buffs, ensuring adherence to established safe working practices

• Selecting and safely utilizing appropriate hand tools to complete tasks, including files, hammers, taps / dies and tin snips

1987 – 1997 ROYAL NAVY

Leading Marine Engineer

• Successfully completing comprehensive and challenging training, resulting in progression from Marine Engineer to Leading Marine Engineer

• Leading, developing and motivating a team of men within the section allocated and confidently making decisions impacting the entire ship

• Overseeing the daily operation / maintenance of machinery; air compressors, refrigeration, air conditioners, steering gear, boilers, main engines, hydraulics, diesel generators, fire pump systems and distilling plants

Education & Qualifications

Traineeship: Bus Building, 2.5 years

Alexander Dennis, Scotland, UK

4 O-Levels: Mathematics, Technical Drawing, Craft & Design and Arithmetic

Grangemouth High, UK

Professional Development

 PVC Wheel Replacement, Alexander Dennis

 Mobile Scaffolding (towers), Alexander Dennis

 Overhead Cranes, Alexander Dennis

 Forklift License, Royal Navy

 Power Boat (Stage 2), Royal Navy

 Auxiliary Machinery, City & Guilds, Royal Navy

 Basic Sea Survival Course, Royal Navy

 Advanced Fire Fighting Course, Royal Navy

Personal Details

Driving license: Full; clean