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CV, Internationally Experienced Heavy Equipment Transporter Driver And Recovery Specialist

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 5801
(29/06/1955, male)
List top 5 skills: computer literate, HIAB, middle east expertise, middle experienced, track licence
Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

March 2012 to February 2013 - Heavy Equipment Transport Driver & Operator

TXM Recruit (Kuwait) Sub Contracted to ITT (Kuwait) Camp Arifjan) (short term contract)

Responsibilities

  • Contractor providing services to the American Forces in Kuwait
  • Driving indoor and outdoor All Terrain Forklifts for the supply department.
  • Responsible for loading all US forces Vehicles, Stores, and Equipment onto ships for redeployment.
  • Transport of vehicles in and around Kuwait on Heavy Equipment Transporters
  • Trained on M88A1 and Hemitt M948 Truck Wrecker for the movement of vehicles & all types of MRAPS.    
July 2011 to October 2011 - Heavy Equipment Transport Driver & Operator

Sub contracted to AML Sierra Leone on Rail & Mine Project, (short term contract)

Responsibilities
  • Driving of various vehicles whilst moving loads to the Tonkolili Mine,
  • Vehicles include Drops, Volvos with Trombone trailers and The Faun Heavy Equipment Transporter.
September 2010 to June 2011 - Heavy Equipment Transport Operator & Driver

Sub Contracted to ITT (Kuwait) Camp Arifjan) (short term contract)

Responsibilities
  • Contractor providing services to the American Forces in Kuwait
  • Responsible for loading all US forces Vehicles, Stores, and Equipment onto ships for redeployment.
  • Transport of vehicles in and around Kuwait on Heavy Equipment Transporters
  • Trained on M88A1 and Hemitt M948 Truck Wrecker for the movement of vehicles & all types of MRAPS.    
September 2003 – September 2010 - Heavy Equipment Transport Driver & Operator                                 

KBR Fasttrax Logistics Ltd       

Responsibilities
  • Utilised extensive international experience to successfully manage all heavy equipment, completing projects within Afghanistan for 16 months and Iraq for 26 months, working closely with the British Army
  • Selected as part of a team to oversee force protection in Afghanistan, driving the Mastiff armoured vehicle
  • Completed numerous risk assessments, continually analysing any potential situations and hazards
  • Direct responsibility for the provision of extensive military armour moves, working across England and Germany
  • Continually demonstrated expertise with working within hostile environments, adhering to all health and safety procedures
1996 – 2003 - C+E Tanker Driver

Interoute Transport services Ltd               

Responsibilities
  • Direct responsibility for driving milk tankers to and from dairies following leaving the forces
  • Utilised expertise in route planning, ensuring the accuracy and timely delivery of all tankers in line with company objectives 
1973 – 1996 - Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers

HM Forces  - Recovery Mechanic -  BAOR (Germany)

Responsibilities
  • Direct Responsibility for managing the recovery sections within field workshops, armoured regimental light aid detachments, amphibious regiments, signals and armoured engineer workshops
  • Managed all vehicles, completing extensive repairs and maintenance and working with a multitude of vehicles including light, heavy, tracked and wheeled
  • Selected to oversee and control large fleets of vehicles, completing a high volume of maintenance projects
  • Ensured that all equipment, spares and tools was maintained and replenished
  • Successfully led a team of colleagues in the management of all duties, distributing and organising work as well as staff rotas
British Army Training Unit Suffield (Canada)

Responsibilities
  • Responsibility for commanding the Chieftain armoured vehicle, managing the recovery and repair of all vehicles including the safety vehicle with a towing capacity of 110 tons, completing all work during live firing and simulated training exercises
  • Selected to assist in managing the recovery sections, providing leadership and mentoring to all individuals
  • Managed the movement of all vehicles, utilising expertise with LGV tracked and plant vehicles
  • Oversaw the correct use as well as supply of all equipment, spares and tools, adhering to all health and safety procedures
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS


Completed numerous training throughout career including;

US Army Driving Permit for 300 vehicles, Tracked & Wheeled        
  • LGV C+E Licence held 37 years (Clean)
  • A 5 Year Sierra Leone Driving Licence
  • Lorry Loader / HIAB 65t   D1+5+F (ALLMI Trained)
  • ADR / HAZMAT – Tanks & Packages Class1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9
  • Digital Tachograph
  • Drivers CPC
  • Fork Lift Driver
  • Track Licence held 37 years
  • CPC National and International
  • Ex-Army Recovery Mechanic Class 1
  • Mines, Booby Traps and Explosives Trained
  • Trained in most Military Track and Wheeled Vehicles
  • Computer Literate
  • First Aid Trained
  • Desert Trained
  • Jungle Crafts and Survival Trained
  • Winter Survival Trained
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  • Hobbies:
  • Stamp Collecting
  • Tug of War
  • 4x4 Enthusiasts

Spoken languages: 

basic German

Locations I am interested in working:

africa, Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, canada, china, Germany, India, kuwait, Mauritania, new zealand, nigeria, Norway, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates