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CV, British Rope Access, Painting and Blasting, Rigging, Offshore

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7297
(08/02/1975, male)
List top 5 skills: geotechnical works, offshore, painting and blasting, rigging, rope access
Short Bio:

I have:
OPITO Painting and Blasting
OPITO Rigging and Lifting (stage 1)
IRATA level 1
High Pressure Water Jetting
B A Breathing Apparatus training
UKOOA Offshore Medical Cert

Experience and knowledge of: Rigging, Painting/Blasting, Risk Assessment, Permits to Work, Method Statements, Health and Safety, COSHH, LOLER, HAVS, PUWER, Working at Height, Safe Systems of Work, Chartek Fire Insulation, High Pressure Water Jetting, Face Fit and Breathing Apparatus, geotechnical works, railway maintenance.

I am currently working for Cape plc on Cargill Mill and Refinery Installations. I also work as a Rope Access Technician Level 1. I have approximately 200 current hours working away from home for extended periods.

I was a Rope Access Technician over ten years ago but left the industry to move into the Education sector, teaching, mentoring and coordinating projects in schools and universities until 2012 and completing a BA hons degree while working full time. My approximate 500 rope access hours I had logged are no longer valid, but I hope this illustrates my level of experience and competency. I am also a qualified tree surgeon, working full time and part time since 1998.

I am committed to a career in the energy industry. I have a proven track record of commitment, versatility, intelligence and capability. I am keen to continue adding to my skill set and employability with additional training.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Spoken languages: 

Basic French, Basic Spanish, engish

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Bahrain, bulgaria, Germany, Indonesia, kuwait, Mauritania, Netherlands, nigeria, Norway, Oman, qatar, Romania, saudi arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom


Rope Access Technician (approx 100hrs) Dec 2012 – present

• Cape plc – Industrial Cleaner – cleaning oil refinery, high pressure water jetting, breathing apparatus, adhering to safety procedures, safe systems of work, permits to work, risk assessments, method statements etc – July 2013 – present

• Treefellers – Carrying out regular de-scaling, de-veg, geotechnical and arbour work on railways and urban sites around the UK (chainsaws, pick axes, prybars, hedge trimmers) – Jan 2013 – present

• Vertical Access – Carrying out on going Geotechnical work on railways in Cumbria (Mac Mat R installation, de-veg, aluminium safety barrier installation) – May 2013 – present

Tree Surgeon Jul 1998 – present

• Carrying out all aspects of Tree Surgery including safe dismantling, pruning, reducing, felling operations using arboriculture industry techniques in part time and full time capacities over the years.

Curriculum and Pastoral Support Officer

• Multiple Secondary and Primary Schools Sept 2003 – Jul 2012

Working with African/Caribbean pupils, coordinating black achievement project to raise attainment, increase motivation and promote a positive cultural identity.

 Rope Access Technician (approx 500hrs) Aug 2002 – Aug 2003

Working in a self employed capacity, carrying out various rope access operations in industrial installations/sites, commercial buildings, civil & railway engineering projects around the UK including: needle gunning, window cleaning, concrete/brickwork repairs, rigging and geo technical works.

Primary Learning Mentor

• St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School Dec 2001 – Jul 2002

Worked as part of a team of three Learning Mentors to support pupils and overcome barriers to learning.

• Our Lady and St Philomena’s Catholic Primary School Oct 2000 – Dec 2001

Worked individually as the sole Learning Mentor and was responsible for all pupils

Educational Support Assistant / Residential Care Assistant

• Lower Lee Special Boy’s School Sept 1999 – Oct 2000

Tree Surgeon (full and part time )

• Heartwood Tree Services Jul 1998 – Aug 2003

Worked as part of a small team of Tree Surgeons.

• Glendale Countryside Jun 1998 – Sept 1999

Worked as part of a large team in all aspects of Arboriculture.


CAPE plc July 2013

Water Jetting

Breathing Apparatus

Face Fit

MEARSK Training

BOSIET and MIST March 2013

UKOOA Offshore Medical Certificate

AIS Training

OPITO Painting and Blasting June 2013


OPITO Rigging and Lifting – Level 1 Feb 2013


IRATA level one – Industrial Rope Access Dec 2012

RPS Training

CCNSG Safety Passport Feb 2013

PTS Track Safety Certificate

Liverpool John Moore’s University

BA Hons 2:1 – Learning, Development and Support Sep 2005 – Jun 2009

Knowsley Community College

Horticulture – NVQ level 2 Sep 1996 – Jul 1997

Arboriculture – NVQ level 2 Sep 1997 – Jul 1998 NPTC cs units 30, 31, 36, 37, 38, 39 – Chainsaw Operations Certificate

Bluecoat Secondary School

Mathematics – GCSE grade C Jun 1991

English grade C

Biology grade C

Chemistry grade C

Liverpool Community College

Welfare in Society grade C Jun 1992

Driving Licence – Full UK 1992 (clean)