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CV, Ex British Army Craftsman Looking for work in the middle-east

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 15378

List top 5 skills: defence driver, mechanical engineering, security
Short Bio:

I am an extremely motivated and highly dedicated individual and have served for over 10 years in the British Army.
I have developed team leadership skills while motivating and supporting junior colleagues and have the ability to work effectively and productively whilst under pressure. Enjoys being part of, as well as leading, a successful and productive team and can be relied upon to work independently without supervision. Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and can communicate effectively

Current location: 

United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

Fijian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Iraq, Middle East, Oman



Career summary

2002 – 2013 BRITISH ARMY (ROYAL ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERS)

Ex Forces (REME) Mechanical Engineer.

• February 2002 –(12years) Serving in the British Army, both in barracks and on deployment, while specialising in the field of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

• Vehicle mechanic and junior manager

Vehicle/Equipment Inspector

HM Forces (Army)

January 2003

Inspected a wide range of vehicles and equipment to VOSA standard. Which Ensured Drivers/Operators could meet targets set with the minimum of disturbance to routine.

Ensured all aspects of the Health and safety at work act; adhered to minimise the risk of injury.

Carried out daily checks to ensure registers for lifting tackle, COSHH, and PPE were up to date.

Successfully maintained the workshop COSHH cabinet contents and associated safety data sheets.

Recorded and maintained hard copies and database copies of vehicle inspection reports, to achieve a successful pass on yearly external equipment audits.

Assessed the costing of damage to vehicles after road traffic accidents, major assembly failure and roadside bombs.

Liaised and tasked relevant outside repair agencies to undertake work on contracted equipment, ensuring equipment is fit for purpose and ready for next scheduled use.

Attended weekly meetings with senior management, extracted and disseminated relevant information to my team.

Used and passed on knowledge of MANCAT II the MAN Truck Diagnostic computer.

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer

Vehicle Mechanic Team Member

Diagnosed and repaired faults on various equipment types.

Supervised and certify the repairs carried out by more junior tradesmen.

Achievements:

Highlighted, documented and provided a solution to a costly problem with valued equipment which has an essential role in Afghanistan.

Eased the transition between old and new documenting and reporting system. From paper and filling cabinets to a computer system. This involved teaching myself then training others on the workings of the system.

Identified the lesser skilled members of my team and rectified these issues with appropriate remedial training.

Spent time in the Middle East as part of the Operational Mentor and Liaison Team. Giving the Afghanistan National Army vital Knowledge and Training to Work safely, efficiently and without Supervision in the future

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer (Vehicles)

• Vehicle Inspector 2009

Inspected a wide range of vehicles to VOSA standard. Which Ensured Drivers/Operators could meet targets efficiently

Recorded and maintained hard copies and database copies of vehicle inspection reports, to achieve a successful pass on yearly external equipment audits.

Assess the costing of damage to vehicles after RTAs, major assembly failure and roadside bombs

Liaised and tasked relevant repair agencies to undertake work on contracted equipment, ensuring equipment is fit for purpose .

• Junior Production Manager 2009-2010

Supervised teams of up to 15 junior mechanics during daily tasks.

Facilitated the training and development of junior mechanics.

Identify weaker members of my team and rectified these issues with appropriate remedial training.

Coached and mentored junior tradesmen so that they are able to progress not only in the capabilities at trade, but also in other aspects of their military career.

Delegated work out to achieve efficient working practice, therefore ensured targets and deadlines were met.

Diagnosed and repaired faults on various equipment types.

Supervised and certified the repairs carried out by more junior tradesmen.

Electro – Mechanical Engineer (Equipment and Vehicles)

Inspected a wide range of vehicles to VOSA standard. Which Ensured Drivers/Operators could meet targets set with the minimum of disturbance to routine.

Recorded and maintained hard copies and database copies of vehicle inspection reports, to achieve a successful pass on yearly external equipment audits.

Assessed the costing of damage to vehicles after road traffic accidents, major assembly failure and roadside bombs.

Liaised and tasked relevant outside repair agencies to undertake work on contracted equipment, ensuring equipment is fit for purpose and ready for next scheduled use.

Attended weekly meetings with senior management, extracted and disseminated relevant information to my team.

Junior Production Manager

Supervised teams of up to 20 junior mechanics during daily tasks.

Facilitated the training and development of junior mechanics.

Coached and mentored junior tradesmen so that they are able to progress not only in their capabilities at trade, but also in other aspects of their military career.

Delegated work out to achieve efficient working practice, therefore ensured targets and deadlines were met.

Key Skills:

• Mechanical Engineering and Fitting

• Electrical Engineering

• Maintenance

• Quality Assurance and Assessment

• Communication

• Analysis and Problem Solving

• PAT Testing

• Auditing and Reporting

• Team Work and Team Leadership

• Advanced PC Literate.

Education And School:

School of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

2001 – 2003

Maths, English, Science; Performing Engineering Operations

VT Land : Trade Proficiency – Inspector, Vehicles

VT Land : Trade Proficiency – Vehicle Mechanic Class 1

Queen victoria School (GCSE ,Maths,Physics,English)

Other Qualifications

NEBOSH General, Fire Safety ,Risk Management and Environmental Management.

Full UK Driving Licence and Forklift Licence,Including Counter balace rough terrain JCB.