CV, Electrical Technician with Offshore Experience

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14569

Skills keywords: defect rectification, maintenance, permit to work, troubleshooting
Short Bio:

I'm a reliable Electrical Technician with recent Offshore experience in the North Sea. I previously served for 24 years in the Royal Navy in Engineering Maintenance. I'm now looking for a new opportunity offshore/overseas.

Current location: Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere

Education And Qualifications

• NVQ Level 3: Engineering Maintenance (Electronic) • Safety Passport CCNSG/ECITB
• City & Guilds Parts 1 & 2: Electrical Engineering • Full Clean Driving Licence
• COMPEX Hazardous Area EX01-04 (2013) • CA Emergency Breathing System
• BOSIET / MIST & Medical (2013)
• IRATA Level 1 Rope Access • 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations
• Vantage Card No. 1311852
• STCW 95 Reg. V1/1 Para 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.4 Intermediate Sea Safety Course (2012)

Skills Set

• Troubleshooting & Defect Rectification • Tag Out and Safe Isolations of Electrical Systems
• Ex Installation, Testing and Inspection • Permit to Work Procedures
• Planned Preventative Maintenance • User Defined Maintenance Management Systems
• AC/DC Motors • General Purpose Test & Measuring Equipment
• Heat Trace Installation
• Navagational Aids
• ISSOW Level 1 and 2 – BP
• 440V/115V/24V Three Phase Distribution • Ordering and Upkeep of Spare Parts
• Reporting and Compliling Feedback on Maintenance
• Liaising with 3rd Party Inspectors
• Maintenance Crew Handover Routines

Professional Experience

Electrical Technician Cape Industrial Services(Offshore)
May 14 – Present

• Carries out EX electrical installation, testing and inspection in hazardous areas on BP Andrew Platform in the North Sea
• Updates associated paperwork to reflect remedial work carried out to pass inspection
• Uses equipment drawings to plan cable runs with use of assorted cable containment equipment
• Utilises rope access techniques in accordance with IRATA guidelines when required
• Completed BP ISSOW Level 1 and 2 control of work training to become a Performing Authority
• Attends toolbox talks and takes part in Dynamic Risk Reviews to comply with BP and Cape Golden Rules policy
• Fully adheres to work permit guidelines at all times with Stop the Job measures taken should work scope change

Electrical Technician & Ops Coordinator Air2Work
Jun 13 – Dec 13

• Responsible for ensuring the availability and reliability of a fleet of Breathing Air Systems and upkeep of associated paperwork
• Undertook troubleshooting and repair of Breathing Air systems at client worksites and at Air2Work Service Facility
• Liaised extensively with 3rd party inspectors, as required to get Breathing Air Systems approved for use offshore
• Provided on call assistance to Breathing Air System users 24/7 as part of a duty rota
• Delivered training to prospective Breathing Air System users at service facility or client worksites if necessary
• Maintained client relations for logistics management and to gain product feedback as well as holding accountability for overall workshop facilities management on a daily basis
• Assisted in the establishment of a service procedure for Breathing Air Systems which enables team to receive units back from hire and effectively maintain them along with appropriate documentation ready for re-hire

Leading Engineering Technician Maritime Aviation Support Facility
2011 – 2013

• Carried out planned, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and defect rectification of the Phalanx weapon system
• Directed manpower and provided effective support to Maintenance Supervisor
• Adhered to Permit to Work, Tag out and Risk Assessments to comply with Integrated Safe Systems of Work
• Planned maintenance routines to de-conflict with vital operations
• Commended by the Commanding Officer for conduct during sea acceptance trials for a newly fitted Phalanx weapon system, taking the lead effectively, culminating in successful live firings at sea

Leading Engineering Technician HMS Ocean
2008 – 2011

• Contributed to the continuation of successful operations during a manpower shortage by taking on an additional workload to include maintenance and preparations of all close range weapons as well as the testing of the flooding and spray systems for the largest ammunition storage complex in the Royal Navy
• Responsible for carrying out maintenance and defect rectification of the Phalanx weapon system as well as the ships Navigational aids
• Provided effective support to Maintenance Supervisor and managed a comprehensive workload during a very busy trials period which saw the department achieve a very good assessment from an outside authority

Leading Engineering Technician Royal Artillery C-RAM
2007 – 2008

• Fulfilled a ten month attachment to the Royal Artillery including training in Texas followed by a six months operational tour in Basra, Iraq as part of the Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar team, engaging incoming rockets and mortar
• Carried out maintenance of land based Phalanx Weapons System in arduous conditions and under the constant threat of rocket and mortar attack ensuring maintenance and defect rectification tasks were completed swiftly with minimum downtime
• Delivered training to a group of soldiers in Texas, enabling them to become confident watch keepers on the land based Phalanx Weapon system, operating the local control panel to engage incoming targets, perform daily tests, identify defects and contribute towards loading crew
• Secured recognition from Commanding Officer at end of tour as Best Leading Engineering Technician out of a team of 16

Leading Engineering Technician Royal Fleet Auxiliary Naval Support Unit
2004 – 2007

• Carried out the maintenance, preparation and defect rectification of the Phalanx Weapon System, close range guns and all small arms weapons on board the Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels Fort George and Fort Victoria
• Completed a six month rotation period between each ship including extensive handover period between maintenance teams to ensure each site was up to date and all outstanding issues were rectified before transfer
• Awarded Long Service and Good Conduct Medal in 2006

Leading Engineering Technician Various Royal Navy Ships and Bases
1989 – 2004

• Completed initial Military training before embarking on trade courses and on the job training and assessments
• Served on various Royal Navy warships for periods between one and three years as part of the Engineering department
• Carried out planned preventative maintenance and defect rectification on a wide range of Electrical and Mechanical Equipment
• Took part in large scale Military Operations worldwide in often hostile, high pressure environments