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Serial No: 40449
(12/16/1978, male)
List top 5 skills: electrical maintenance, electrician, senior electrical technician
Short Bio:

I have be in working as a Electrician for the last 18 years and now I work in the oils and gas for the last 9 years, with a major world wide oil company in the North sea. I would work to the best of my ability and be a good team player. I have gained great experiences in my time as a tech and would share it to make tasks easier. I feel as communication is a major factor to keep jobs at a good,safe standard.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:



An energetic and loyal Electrical Technician with 18 years project experience delivering and planning maintenance, operations, installation, testing and commissioning services across commercial and heavy industry sites, with particular expertise overseeing and troubleshooting client electrical projects offshore

A reliable, hardworking and determined professional with a strong maintenance background across HV and power generation, and an in-depth knowledge of electrical practices, standards and equipment, Health & Safety, Risk Management, QC, QA and Electrical Safety in highly hazardous and pressured environments

An effective team player and leader with the ability to build strong working relationships at all levels through articulate communication and a positive attitude, whilst applying practical solutions to problems and making good decisions based on proven management expertise and practical engineering competence


Education and Qualifications

NC Electronic Engineering

Installing and Commissioning

Electro-Technical Systems

Electrical Apprenticeship

I.E.E Wiring Regulations 17th Edition


COMPEX Valid until 19/09/2016


Career History

May 2007 to present
Electrical Technician
Aker Solutions Ltd  

Working as part of the core crew maintenance team on-board the Elgin Franklin offshore installation

Conducting planned, routine and preventative maintenance on lighting, trace heating, motors, switchgear and power generation; including UPS systems, PLC’s and switchboard cubicles 

Involved in the installation, commissioning and testing of various electrical systems 

Carrying out HV switching up to 13.8Kv, and isolations and de-isolations of equipment when required 

Primary and Secondary injection testing on Cubicles 

Undertaking HAE (ATEX) inspections and a member of the platform fire team 

Writing permits and isolation certificates, and assisting operations prepare for annual shutdown works 

Updating and maintaining SAP and ISSOW systems with accurate and timely information 

Supervising vendors and vendor activities on-board to ensure adherence to H&S regulations Key achievements

Key Achievements:
Aker Electrical Rep for a 2 x New Installation (West Franklin & Elgin B)

Responsible for overseeing and signing off work from installation to client sign off (TOTAL), following testing and commissioning 

Part of the Elgin Franklin maintenance team during an evacuation in March 2012 due to a major gas leak; one of the first maintenance member back on-board to assist with plant clean up and restart under extreme circumstances; re-establishing required safety standards and fully operational status


June 2006 to June 2007
Electrical Construction Technician

Accommodation upgrade on Armada Platform (British Gas),New Living quarters.

Hook up new cabins and inspection and test as necessary 

New Wellhead platform on Britannia Platform (Conoco Phillips) Install Ladder Rack Unistrut cable tray

Run Lighting, Power PA system cables as per schedule from existing platform to new wellhead platform Gland and terminate cables to relevant fixtures 

Inspection and test and sign commissioning sheets


May 2006 to June 2006
Electrical Construction Technician
Global Resources 

Fire damage on Centrica Platform Hull 

Install Ladder Rack Unistrut cable tray .Run Lighting, Power PA system cables,  Gland and terminate cables to new Electrical fixtures


March 2006  to April 2006
Electrical Construction Technician
Aiken Group 

Accommodation and galley upgrade on Montrose Platform 

Install Unistrut cable tray

Run Lighting, Power PA system Gland and terminate cables in to electrical fixtures 

Inspection and test all off above Western Isles Council


Sep 1996 to  March 2006
Western Isles Council

Electrical Apprenticeship:

Installed, tested and inspected various electrical equipment for diverse projects including containment, New Builds Domestic & Commercial lighting, small power, motors, CCTV and fire alarms.

Street Lighting 

Inspection & testing of all off the above 

Periodic Inspection & testing of school premises


Mandatory Certification

MIST Valid until 09/01/2018

F.O.E.T (Bosiet) Valid until 20/08/2018

Offshore Medical Valid until 22/04/2018 Offshore First Aid Valid until 15/04/2016

Further Offshore Emergency Response Team Member Valid until 30/06/2016


Training and Courses

ISSOW Competent Level 1 & 2

Hv/Lv Switching procedures for Oil, Gas and Marine operations

Isolating Authority up to 1000 Volts on Elgin Franklin

Portable Appliance Testing

Risk Assessment

Working at height

Confined Space entry level 1 Environmental Awareness Manual Handling

Hv/Lv Switching procedures for Oil, Gas and Marine operations ASET Aberdeen Sept2013

Electricity at work regulations ASET Aberdeen Nov 2011

UPS Fundamentals Dale Erskine Power Solutions Nov 2011

Commissioning and maintenance of Rotork Actuators and Pakscan Rotork Controls Ltd Sep 2010

Powell Switchgear and instrumentation operator training Powell Switchgear Feb 2010


Key Skills

Technical Expertise Apprentice served technician with IEE 17th Edition and industry certifications Electrical Inspections Leads inspections, recordkeeping, permits & certification to industry standard Maintenance & Repair Executes programs of maintenance, repairs, faultfinding and shutdowns General Management Balances tactical and strategic activities in complex & ambiguous scenarios Project Delivery Ownership of electrical deliverables from installation to client sign off Client Relations Cultivates strong partnerships with key clients, staff, vendors and contractors Health & Safety Appreciation of Health & Safety, Manual Handling, Fire and Quality Control Communication Strong interpersonal skills gained on large-scale client projects & contracts Team Management Adaptable to multicultural, multinational and offshore environments & teams Problem Resolution Resourceful identification, assessment and resolution of electrical problems IT Proficiency Competent user of Microsoft Office, SAP and ISSOW systems


Strengths And Capabilities

Delivering electrical expertise and advice to clients from concept creation to commissioning and testing Establishing robust safety procedures, standards, documentation and cultures for operational excellence Managing teams, projects and people from different cultures to deliver operational and strategic objectives