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CV, Highly Experienced UK Mechanical and Hydraulic Offshore Operator

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7326
(28/08/1962, male)
List top 5 skills: mechanical technician
Short Bio:

•Over 30 years’ experience in a wide variety of engineering roles.
•Experience with troubleshooting diesel and electrically driven power packs, (Zone rated for offshore use), hydraulics (open and closed loop circuits) and electrics including 3 phase motors up to 63 kW.
• Working knowledge of Siemens and ifm controllers as well as intrinsically safe circuitry.
•Compex trained
•Experience of welding using mig, tig, arc and oxy/act and good all round mechanical skills including pneumatics, pipe fitting, pressure testing and hydraulic flushing experience.
•Experience in dealing with a large variety of different engineering problems both on and offshore as well as assisting field personnel (offshore /Africa/Europe) whenever necessary
•Used to working in a high pressure environment where there is a strong need to avoid lost time incidents without compromising safety.
•Computer literate and am familiar with the Microsoft suite, used extensively to compile check sheets, maintenance records and spare parts lists.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Spoken languages: 


Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom


Sparrows offshore

April 2011-november 2012


• Working with the flying squad duties have included

• Complete strip down and rebuild of a hydraulic system from pipework to pump and motors

• operating tensioner for baricon on DSV

• change out of boom and main hoist ropes

• Spline inspections

• Various other maintenance tasks

Weatherford Wireline Services

December 2005 – November 2010

Senior Wireline Mechanic

• Responsible for the repair and maintenance of pressurised cabin wireline units

(Open and cased hole) – Mainly asep multi and data split units

• Ensure all units are fit for purpose and released by third party inspectors prior to being mobilised to the field.

• Other duties include the raising of purchase orders, reviewing check sheets/risk assessments and to liaise with line managers for future operational requirements.

• Worked on Cat/Iveco/Ford and Perkins engines and received training on the cat electronic tool for fault finding the electronic control unit.

• Experience of Rexroth Bosch and Sauer danfoss hydraulic pumps.

• Familiar with various types of fire and gas panels and have knowledge of gas detectors/smoke detectors and manual call point alarms.

Fluor Global

March 2005- September 2005

Mechanical Technician

• Working as part of a team at the St Fergus gas terminal (British gas site).

• Duties included both planned and reactive mechanical maintenance of the turbines

(Rb211 and Avon’s) using PPM cards and the permit to work system.

• Other duties include welding /fabrication and turning when required.

• General maintenance on valves and associated pipework.

TIS Crane (formerly Offshore Crane)

September 2004- March 2005


• Carried out a variety of mechanical projects and inspection duties.

• This included the re-build of a 50-ton overhead crane for off-shore use.

• The inspection of various crane booms prior to refurbishment.

• The refurbishment of an air tugger.

• Turning bushes/bearings on the lathe and welding as required.

Fluor Global

March 2004- September 2004

Mechanical Technician

• Working as part of a team at the St Fergus gas terminal (total site) carrying out various maintenance duties both on site and in the workshop.

• These included thickness checks on pipework and recording of results.

• Other duties included light fabrication and occasional turning.


February 2003- March 2004

Hydraulic/Mechanical Technician

• Building and testing of sub-sea control modules to Kvaerner’s/customers test procedure, including

FAT (factory acceptance test).

• Working from hydraulic schematics and through to final flush to NAS 6 standard


February 2001 – February 2003

Mechanical Technician

•Servicing and testing of well test equipment including separators, chokes, burners, booms and flow heads.

Balmoral Group

January 1999- February 2001


• Maintenance and repair of various plant and machinery and welding repairs as required.


• TTE training Compex course (ex 01, ex 02, ex 03, ex 04)

• Bon-accord training 12 ton forklift certificate (itssar group 2)

• Finnings/ Cat electronic tool course

• Falck Nutec Boseit offshore survival course

• Working at height course

• Cherry picker course

• overhead crane course