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CV, British Experianced Mechanical Engineer seeks employment worldwide

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18067

List top 5 skills: commissioning, good team player, management, self motivated, troubleshooting
Short Bio:

Apprenticeship served on railways in the uk progressed to to manager served 31 years on mechanical maintenance on the railways then moved to Rolls-Royce working in power stations on diesel and gas generators and gas turbines was also plant manager in Nigerian gas powered station just returned from Nigeria as a engineering manager working with generators

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, General Management

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Work Experience

July 2012-present day Broadcrown West Africa Based in Lagos nigeria as Engineering manager responsible for planning maintenance on service contracts for generator sets from 10kva to 3,3mw gas generators allocating staff to the workload,negotiating new contracts,responsible for stores and spare parts,on the job training,troubleshooting,maintaining records,preparing quotes for repairs also deal with warranty claims

STM Engineering August 2011-July 2012 working mainly on ships main and auxillary engines various make also underwater work tailshafts,propeller overhauls and inspections,also remove rolls-royce gearboxes overhaul and refit

Negris Nigeria, Wapco cement works power station(Customer to Rolls-Royce my employer) March 2002 – To August 2011 position Resident service engineer/plant manager

The Equipment Is 3 x 3.3Mw Rolls-Royce Bergen lean burn gas engines 1000 rpm, 3 Mirlees diesel engines , High and low pressure pumps, Siemens plc control system,woodward governor engine programme,I was involved in construction and commissioning,Preparing commissioning documents,method statements,risk assessments,alignment of engines checking resilient mounts,crankshaft deflections,confirm operation of all auxillieries,supervise pipework fittings and internal cleanliness prior to flushing of lub oil and coolant systems,check all shutdown and safety systems of engine,check fire and gas shutdown systems,set up engine control system,check plc control system,load programme into woodward governor,confirm air system is operational for starting,start and test engine to operational standard carry out bearing checks etc,confirm load connection to cement factory by syncronising to 11kv system,follow running procedures to manufactures specification,confirm peak pressures,exhaust temperatures,load sharing of the 6 engines 3 gas,3 diesel,confirm load transfers to other engines if 1 engine trips,carry out fuel and lub oil consumption tests document all findings,produce daily,weekly,and monthly logs,report to customer on daily basis,train local labour on operation and maintenance of power plant,carry out trouble shooting on all equipment,carry out modifications and special checks as required, order and monitor all spares ,also during this time work at Cadbury power station in Lagos on medium speed Allan diesel engine investigating big end bearing failure,which involved removal of all cylinder heads pistons liners carry out hardness test grinding of crankshaft to determine depth of hardness carry out dye penetrant test record all figures ,after external company re profile crankshaft rebuid and test engine sign off all paperwork,also worked with caterpillar hfo engines in Sokoto Nigeria and Caterpillar gas turbines at Ikorodu power station Nigeria and solar mars turbines at Ewekoro power station,also ge turbines maintained

Thomson Animal Food producing factory power station Belfast February 2002- 4weeks . Lead Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for Rolls-Royce

Supervise and carry out 40000hr service on 16 cylinder gas engine using local labour,tasks included obtain permits to work,removal of all cylinder heads,pistons,cylinder liners,oil coolers, abb turbochargers,timing chain,all main bearings,lub oil pump,coolant pumps,camshaft bearings,start air distributor,refit all components,check clearances to specification,check all alarm and safety systems,flush all systems prior to restart,check crankshaft deflections,carry out pressure checks,start engine carry out bearing checks,load engine syncronise to factory system,carry out peak pressure tests,monitor all temperatures,check overspeed,complete all paperwork for customer

Megha Cement Factory Power Station Bangladesh Position held September 2001 to January 2002

Resident Maintenance Engineer for Rolls-Royce

Duties Working with 4 Rolls-Royce Bergen Gas engines and 1 Perkins diesel 1mw black start generator duties were to maintain and service all engines and auxilleries,compose daily,weekly ,and monthly reports,troubleshoot all aspects of the power station,liase on a daily basis to discuss load profiles for the day,programme any changes to siemens plc system,download data from woodward governor,carry out training of local labour to customers requirements this included operators and technicians,order and monitor all spares

Global cement factory for Rolls-royce August 2001-September 2001 Mechanical Engineer

Deputising for the commissioning engineer on the commissioning and load bank testing of 2 Rolls-Royce Bergen 18 cylinder gas engines incuding bearing checks,sound testing ,lub oil consumption tests,fuel consumption tests,recording all findings reporting to site and project manager

Nailsea pumping station for rolls-royce May 2001-July 2001 Position held Service Engineer.

Duties Carry out major overhaul on Allan 6 cylinder diesel engines removing all.cylinder heads,pistons,liners,all bearings,honing of cylinder liners,check ovality of pistons,grinding and lapping of all valves and seats refitting all components test running and loading after repair handing over to customer

Pilkingtons power station st Helens August 1999-May 2001 Position Held Assistant

New installation and construction of chp power station consiting of 9 RollsRoyce 18 cylinder medium speed gas engines and 2 beel boilers which would operate off waste heat of the engines using a damper system,alignment of all engines,boilers and all auxillery equipment incuding lub oil tanks,air tanks,ventilation systems,installation of scada systems,installation of control cabinets,construction of control room,check installation of fire and gas safety systems,check all pids.supervise fitting of all piework and connection of all pumps,check rotation of all pumps,pickle and flush all pipewrok,supervise nitrogen cleaning of gas pipework,supervise filling and pressure testing of cooling systems incuding radiators,flushing of liub oil systems flow checks,crankshaft deflecton checks,check conforms with all paperwork,prepare engines for test running ensuring all control and safety systems work,carry out testing to manufactures specification,bearing checks,load checks timings determined by specification,consumption tests,shutdown and safety tests,check scada system works,make changes to woodward governor settings,check noise levels to enviromental standards,on completion sign off and hand over to customer after carrying out all snagging lists and outstanding work required by customer,stayed on to operate and maintain plant with service engineers carrying out all minor and major overhauls including removal and refiiting of alternator after failure and repair

trofac Facilities Management Position Held, Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor.

British Railways 1968-1999

Served 5 year mechanical apprenticeship which included day release at college to obtain city and guilds in mechanical craft studies 3 parts,during my apprenticeship I worked on various machines lathes,milling machines,drilling machines,also worked stripping and building sulzer and English electric diesel engines which included heavy lifts in and out of locomotives alignining the engines carry out coupling of all pipework,pumps,crankshaft deflections,fitting of generators in crewe railway works,on completion of my apprenticeship I moved to a locomotive maintenance depot in crewe where I worked on maintenance and overhauling various diesel engines including.sulzer,mirlees,English electric,cummings,general motors,I progressed to ultra sonic inspector testing cylinder head studs,locomotive and rolling stock axles,also dye penetrant testing,I them became a maintenance supervisor in charge of a team of engineers responsible for everyday running of the depot planning workload and inspecting work carried out to satisfactory standard,this also incuded heavy lifting using overhead cranes and telescopic rail cranes,also involved load bank and commissioning testing I then became a rerailing supervisor which incuded attending rail crashes lifting locomotives and rolling stock in volved in derailments and crashes,I then became engineer working on the royal train which involved extensive travel around the uk escorting the royal family ensuring the locomotives pulling the train ran smoothly and efficiently reporting to the chief operating engineer on board the train

Education and Training. 

Academic Qualifications.

Secondary school education.

Technical Qualifications.

City and Guilds Mechanical Engineering 1968-1973.South Cheshire college






Training Courses and Certificates.



Health & Safety Training Rolls-Royce and British Railways. (In House).

Q & A Award. (In House).

Manual Handling, Lifting, Slinging & Crane Operations.1975.

Bruff rerailing course

Authorised Gas Tester.

First Aid. Various

Chemical awareness(In House)

Grinding wheel mounting(1971)

.Risk assessment,method statement etc

.Supervisory and management seminars

Ndt testing 1984

Basic hv course manweb 2000

UK Safety Passport. (Renewed 2009)

Rerailing and crane/strke heavy lifting couses many

Fitnees to work medical 2009

Fitgas,gas installer and safety standards(1999)

Operation and maintenance of beel and viessman boilers

Plc and woodward control systems in Bergen Norway

Scada system training

Evacuation procedures and the use of fire extinguishers and Minerva fire detection