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CV, Experienced Coded Welder, Fabricator Targeting Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 22887

List top 5 skills: welding / fabrication
Short Bio:

I've been in the trade for 37 years, fabricating all kinds of things, from drawings, from small frames to huge pressure vessels, and welding to x ray standards, for the gas, oil, chemical and nuclear industries, I can work from drawings, on my own, or in a team environment and am able to supervise others.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:


Career Summary

Feb 2014 to present

At the moment I work for OGN (offshore group Newcastle) on the FPSO EN QUEST PRODUCER as a pipe welder, carbon and s/s all sizes, clients also include Shell, and the nyhamner project for kvaerner norway, fabrication and welding

Also been on shutdowns on power stations in Dundee, fabricating and welding

2008 to 20014
I worked for Solatron ISA (Ametek gas and oil) shildon co Durham,

My job here was fabricating flow reading equipment for gas and oil, subsea and topside, my job included preparing, tacking together and welding the product all to x-ray, mpi and dye pen standards, also the fabrication of frames, and final assembly, materials used are, s/s, duplex, super duplex and carbon, from small bore up to 36” and all thicknesses, this is a list of clients we supplied

Statoil, Subsea 7, Cammrons, Amec, Aker solutions, Vetco Grey, Dana, BP, Shell, Morbrey, to name a few

I have BOSIET, MIST, and OFFSHORE Medical CCNSG safety passport

Weld Certs (these are all current and running) all stamped by Lloyds

( ASME9 2” CARBON 6G,) (ASME9 2” 316 S/S 6G, 141 TIG) (ASME9 6”CARBON 6G, 111 MMA) (ASME 9 CARBON 6”x22mmwt GTAW/FCAW 1GR,) (ASME 9 316 s/s 21mmd x7mmwt 2G,) (ASME9 DUPLEX S/S 60mmdx11wt GTAW 2G) (ASME9 DUPLEX S/S 6”x22mmwt GTAW/FCAW 1G) (ASME9 DUPLEX S/S 21mmdx7mmwt GTAW2G) (ASME9 CARBON 21mmdx7mmwt GTAW 2G) (ASME9 6”x18mmwt 316S/S GTAW/FCAW 1G)

Please note, these are weld certs that I have passed but have ran out

40mm solid bar butt weld BSEN 287-1

MAG 135 pipe and plate 193mm OD x 20mm Wall

Ps I still have all paperwork for these

I worked for Salt Separation Services ( Rochdale )

My job here was fabricating pressure vessels and pipework for desalination plants for oil rigs, cruise liners, and MOD, also pipework for United Utilities, and Ineos chlorine, and ferrybridge power station plus installation for all above

1978 – 1987

Started work as an apprentice at Rochdale sheet metal as a welder boilermaker, fabricator, mig, tig, stick, on all kinds of materials, s/s, carbon, Inconel, aluminum, copper, phosphor bronze, ect


Worked for main air sports, my job here was fabricating and welding parts for micro light aircraft, mild steel and aluminum

1988-1999 ( 12 years in Australia )

Emigrated to Australia, were i worked for a number of companies

Worked on offshore jobs with this company, oil rigs included Atwood eagle, noble Clyde and jack bates from 89 to 92

Worked for other various companies while I was there on shut downs

1999 moved back to Uk

Arthur Stevenson’s Wigan,

My role here was fabricating and welding components for subsea and topside pipework, all oil and gas work to x-ray standard,


I also have fork truck licence, powered access licence , also normal passport, and driving licence

Also passed courses in the following, Swagelock fittings, georg Fischer plastics, slinging and lifting, abrasive wheels

I have worked on sites all over the country and supervised teams while on site

I can read and fabricate from any drawing, structural, pressure vessel, pipework, and frames of any size, from cutting materials to the finished product unsupervised, in a team or on my own, also taught and passed on my skills to apprentices

Just passed my bosiet, mist and offshore medical, 20/08/13, ready to go offshore

Just a bit about me, I go skiing as much as I can, ride my mountain bike, and practice guitar, i love cooking, don’t smoke, and drink in moderation

I can also travel abroad to work

I have been, and will continue to be an asset to any employer