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CV, Experienced Blaster, Painter Seeking Oil And Gas Offshore Position

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 26577
(14/09/1963, male)
List top 5 skills: blaster, cleaner, finishing, painter, sprayer
Short Bio:

I have been working in A&P Falmouth docks as a blaster/sprayer for twenty years. The job involves working on my own or as part of a team with minimum supervision. I am expected to consider all safety aspects encountered while carrying out my work and to adhere to company policy at all times. I have a happy outlook on life and enjoy challenges. I can keep a cheerful disposition no matter how difficult conditions are. I have no close family ties and am used to working away from home.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

I am an honest, hardworking, flexible person who is able to work well both unsupervised when following instructions, and also when working as part of a team. I have an outgoing personality and a good sense of humour.

Having served in the armed forces, I am well disciplined and able to work under pressure.

I have over 20 years’ experience in the shot blasting and painting industry, on both UK soil and overseas and also working various shift patters

Career Summary

July 2004 to present
Paint department,
A&P, Falmouth, UK

Carrying out surface preparation and paint application on commercial vessels, passenger vessels and Royal Navy vessels whilst in re-fit, duties include High-pressure fresh water washing, Needle gunning, Rotary discing, UHP Hydro-blasting, Slurry blasting, Track-blasting and dry abrasive blasting, and also paint application by brush, roller, airless and air assisted spray of many types of marine and industrial coatings, from single pack products, two pack epoxies/ polyurethanes, non-skid flight deck coatings and glass flakes, and also three component silicone products.

Ballast tank blasting and spraying.

June 2003 to July 2004
Insulation department,
Shield Thermal Engineers, Falmouth Docks, UK

Preparation and installation of thermal and acoustic insulation on deckheads, bulkheads, and also lagging of pipework, on commercial and royal navy vessels

April 2002 to June 2003
Paint department,
Kernick Metal Finishers, Penryn, UK

Steel preparation (removal of steel defects, slag, spatter, grinding sharp edges), and surface preparation of structural steel and pipework by means of grit blasting.

Application of a wide range of coatings, zinc silicates, epoxies and hot metal spray.

May 2000 to June 2002
Paint department,
A&P, Falmouth, UK

All aspects of surface preparation and coatings application related to commercial and royal navy ship refits, from the initial vessel arrival high-pressure fresh water wash, through various stages of preparation, grit blasting, hydro-blasting and power tooling, paint application by brush, roller and full coats by airless spray, right through to the final stages of repainting the vessel names, logos and draft marks.

April 1998 to May 2000
Painting contractor
Bijsman & Sohns, Nederlands

Main duties included large scale airless spray painting of new or refurbished multi-storey car parks, predominantly cosmetic coatings on concrete surfaces, and also associated metal works, railings, stanchions and signs.

March 1998 to April 1998
Flat Roofing Operative,
Nederland, Den Hagg

Various flat roofing projects carried out using mineral felt and hot tar products

January 1997 to February 1998
Flat Roofing Operative,
Multi Dach, Dortmund, Germany

Various flat roofing projects carried out using mineral felt and hot tar products

March 1995 to January 1997
Painting Contractor
Henke & Sohns, Berlin, Germany

Main duties included large scale airless spray painting of new or refurbished multi-storey car parks, predominantly cosmetic coatings on concrete surfaces, and also associated metal works, railings, stanchions and signs.

September 1993 to March 1995
Paint Department,
Metal Protection Services, St Agnes, UK

Steel/ surface preparation of structural steel and pipework, and coating application for the tin mining industry, predominantly grit blasting with copper slag or steel shot abrasive, and application of epoxy, zinc silicate and hot metal spray coatings

August 1984 to September 1993
Paint Department,
A&P,  Falmouth, UK

All aspects of surface preparation and coatings application related to commercial and royal navy ship refits, from the initial vessel arrival high-pressure fresh water wash, through various stages of preparation, grit blasting, slurry blasting and power tooling, paint application by brush, roller and full coats by airless spray, right through to the final stages of repainting the vessel names, logos and draft marks

1980 to 1984
Royal Engineers, British Army
Combat Engineer

Education

8 CSE subjects 1976 – 1980 Falmouth School

Other

Full clean driving license

Industry Qualification’s/ Courses:

BOSIT

MIST

CA-EBS

Slinger/ Banksman

Offshore Medical Certificates

Internal Qualifications:

Fork lift driver

Cherry Picker driver

Scissor lift driver

Interests

Cornish Gig Rowing

Foreign travel