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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6368
(10/12/1954, male)
List top 5 skills: electrical, inventory control, QHSE, staff management
Short Bio:

I have been a Site Supervisor/Site Manager with the present company since January 2011, running 2 power projects in Panama Central America on an 8 and 2 week rotation with a total of 23 local and expat staff (Operators, Mechanics and Electricians) I have been in the present company since 4th February 2007. I look after all the Maintenance, admin, stores, QHSE and finance on the site.

Before i joined the company i am with presently, i was a Site Operations Coordinator looking after the maintenance on 17 British military camps in Basrah, Iraq. I had a team of local and expat tradesmen. I was on a rotation of 10 and 3 weeks

Current location: 

Panama, Panama - View on map

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:



Work Experience:

Aggreko International Power Projects – Central America

19-10-10 – present

Operations Supervisor/Site Manager

■ Responsible for the supply of 24 Megawatt to the construction of the new works on the Panama Canal, 24 hours a day

■ Planned preventative and reactive maintenance on 24 x 1.5 Megawatt diesel generating sets

■ Contract management and client liaison

■ QHSE coordinator

■ Inventory control

■ Control of site petty cash

■ Staff management of 23 employees

 

02-02-2007 – 18-11-10 Aggreko International Power Projects – Middle East and Caribbean

Electrical Engineer

■ Electrical Engineer on various temporary power projects in the Middle East and Caribbean

 

21-01-2004 –17-11-2006 Turner Facilities Management – Iraq

Site operations Co-ordinator

■ Contract management and client liaison

■ Planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance

■ Staff management responsibilities

■ Prioritising in the first instance all emergency works

■ Liaison with British forces and other MOD agencies on various camps, during a time of conflict and tension

 

18-08-2003 – 17-10-2003 Jacobs Catalytic – Texaco oil refinery, Pembroke, West Wales

Approved Electrician

■ Installation of all temporary lighting and power for major shutdown

■ Connection of Porta cabins and shower blocks

■ Termination of distribution boards and connection of generators

 

16-06-2003 – 05-08-2003 Ideal Electrical – MFI Furniture warehouse, Homebase DIY store Telford/ High Wycombe

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix of electrical system, including cable tray, cable basket, trunking and extract fans

■ Termination of distribution boards and armoured cables

 

05-02-200 – 06-06-2003 Sheffield Electrical – Securicor Depot, Perth/Farnham Care Centre, Farnham

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix of electrical system, including trunking, cable racking, cable tray, cable basket and conduit

■ Installation of all distribution boards including BMS panel, fire alarms and outside high rise lighting

 

07-11-2003 – 24-11-2002 Image Electrical – Watford

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix of electrical system, including cable tray, cable basket, trunking and extract fans

■ Termination of distribution boards and armoured cables

 

16-09-2002 – 24-10-2002 Nebro Electrical – Edinburgh

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix of electrical system, including cable tray, trunking and conduit at Latasca Restaurant,

■ Termination of distribution boards, including Leax lighting control panel, fire alarms and armoured cables

 

25-05-200 – 05-07-2002 Stirling University – Bridge of Allan

Approved Electrician

■ Complete re-vamp of boiler house,

■ Installation of control panels, soft starts, cable tray, phase motors, conduit, armoured and multi core cables

■ commissioning of boilers and water pumps

■ Planned Preventative Maintenance on students residences and connection of generators for temporary supply

 

14-12-2001 – 02-03-2002 Hayden Freeman – Haverhill

Approved Electrician

■ Complete electrical installation of chemical plant at Genzyme

■ PLC panels, distribution boards, junction boxes, connection of instruments, armoured 4 core and multi-core

Instrument cable, cable tray, trunking, cable rack and conduit

■ Working to cable schedules, connection schedules and loop drawings

 

26-03-2001 – 28-11-2001 Forth Electrical Services – Glenrothes/Livingston

Approved Electrician

■ Electrical installation at ADC and ASDA, including trunking, cable rack, cable tray and conduit

■ Connection of main switch room at ADC and connection of main panels at ASDA

 

01-09-2000 – 15-12-2000 Collingwood Electrical – Ashford

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix at Matalan store, including trunking, cable racking, cable tray, cable basket and conduit

■ Fire alarms, termination of distribution boards and armoured cable, general wiring

 

05-04-2000 – 20-09-2000 McGill Electrical – Edinburgh

Approved Electrician

■ First and second fix of two and three bedroom apartments

■ Installation of Co2 detectors, passive infrared sensors for lighting, connection of panels and 3 phase equipment

■ Conduit, trunking, cable tray, cable rack and general wiring

 

23-10-1993 – 01-02-2000 Hi-Lite Electrical (self owned company) Edenvale, South Africa

Self employed

■ Factory, Commercial and Domestic installation and maintenance, including industrial packaging robots

■ Complete electrical installation of clothing stores around South Africa

■ Contract management and client liaison

■ Staff management responsibilities

 

SPECIALIST SKILLS AND AWARDS

■ Fully Indentured Electrical Apprenticeship (January 1973 – December 1977) in Salisbury, Rhodesia

■ Basic MIG, TIG and MMI welding skills

■ Ability to work under pressure in extreme situations, often in hostile environments

■ Staff management skills, including time Management

■ Problem solving skills, ability to prioritise, take ownership of decisions and investigative and negotiating skills

■ Training, coaching and mentoring skills, work to and understanding of Electrical drawings

■ Ability to understand all areas of contractual objectives and obligations

■ Pro-active sharing of knowledge, excellent communication skills and able to work to specific frames and budget

■ Flexibility to travel anywhere, dual nationality (British and South African) and clean valid driver’s licence

■ Computer literate

 

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS

■ Educated to GCE “O” level at Ellis Robins Secondary School, Salisbury, Rhodesia

■ Attended Salisbury Polytechnic, Salisbury, Rhodesia 1973 and obtained City and Guilds “B” course (Electrical)

■ Valid Authorised Person certificate (low voltage for MOD installations) valid first aid and fire training certificate

■ SJIB registered (Approved, 17th Edition) Maintenance Electrician, Installation Electrician, Electrical Fitter and Distribution Networks Electrician

■ AAP2 Certificate for High Voltage switching and authorisation to issue Permits to Work (Aggreko)