CV, IRATA Rope Access OPITO Blaster Painter Seeking Work Offshore

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 27247
(01/01/1977, male)
Skills keywords: bosiet, caebs, donut, face fit, irata rope access, loss prevention scheme, Mist, offshore medical, opito blaster painter, shoulder measure
Short Bio:

Predominantly self sponsored through certification recognised throughout the offshore industry and currently working in the North Sea Southern Sector. Highly efficient individual that promotes safe and sound working practices in all aspects of day to day tasks achieved through proper planning to give maximum performance.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: libya



IRATA L1 2015 HIGH Q (Industrial rope access training association)

BOSIET (OPITO) 2015 HOTA (Basic offshore safety induction and emergency training)

MIST (OPITO) 2015 HOTA (Minimum industry safety training)

CA EBS (OPITO) 2015 HOTA (Compressed air emergency breathing system)

Offshore medical 2015

CITB Health Safety and environment specialist working at height

CITB CSCS Blaster/Painter

CCNSG TRAINOW (Safety Passport)

DONUT 2015 Oilfield Testing Services

LPS 2015 Fawley Refinery (Loss Prevention System) Exonmobile

BIDELTOID 47.5 @ 2015


Human Focus Asbestos awareness

Human Focus Confined Spaces

Human Focus Manual Handling

Human Focus Working at Height

Driving Licence Full, Cat A, Cat B1, Cat B

Maths GCSE

Design and realisation GCSE

Art and Design GCSE

Public services Level 1

Search All Arms

Medic Armed forces directive Level 5, continuing HSE compliant

Diver Novice

IPAF Mobile elevated working platforms

NHBC Registered developer (Russell Davis Properties)

Checkmate Registered building contractor (Arete RWH Limited)


Highly motivated, driven, professional individual that takes great care in providing high quality work for a variety of end users with a proven track record of delivering a portfolio of over 50 high specification residential/residential leisure properties along with controlling a number of smaller projects and low specification construction builds/ blasting projects simultaneously.

Able and willing to take on additional roles to assist in client company development to ensure better probability in expanding the companies directly involved in or alternatively for individual improvement and quicker achievement of the end goal.

Prides himself in having a firm yet diplomatic approach when dealing with a variety of resources ranging from professional associates, subcontractors, suppliers, governing bodies and financial institutes along with the ability to take a pragmatic approach when dealing with clients.

Ever adaptable and willing to learn different techniques and skills as deemed fit for the momentary task or for future individual development.

Predominantly self-educated in a number Microsoft programmes including Excel and Project where efficient reporting and documenting is paramount to achieving success. Fully proficient with Sage hosted online accounting to enable monitoring of individual project costs, along with the submission of online VAT and CIS returns and the producing of method statements and risk assessments.

Promotes enthusiasm and has a great sense of team spirit with an ability to have the team around him achieve their best potential through encouragement to achieve full personal potential.

Directed a core team of circa 10 multi skilled subcontractors were along with a further 25-30 specialist subcontractors on a daily basis throughout various contracts simultaneously.

Career Summary

Rope access Blasting and Painting, Offshore, Cape Industrial Services Limited

Working as a blaster painter on a walk to work project in the southern sector of the North Sea utilising rope access techniques whenever neccessary to arrive at the workface on platform 27a. Adhering to strict and detailed offshore method statements compiled as per normal stringent offshore risk assesments and along with CAPE internal risk anaylsis methods.

JULY 2015 to JULY 2015,
Rope access Blasting and Painting Technician, Delta International

Continuing to provide rope access blasting and painting services along with steel fixing services as a team member of Delta International on the ExonMobile Fawley Refinery. Working to strict health and safety guidelines along with being fully conversant with the LPS Loss prevention System implemented by exonmobile and adopted the SPSA Safe Performance Self Assessment methodology.

MAY 2015 to JULY 2015,
Rope Access Blasting and Painting Technician, Silo Maintenance Solutions

Utilising previous experience with blasting and painting techniques assisted SMS in the maintenance of various sized silos containing various different material. Accessing the work areas with IRATA techniques, certificates gained through self-sponsorship, utilising own Blast Equipment where necessary and adapting methodology through assessment of individual task in hand.

2013 to Present
Director Arete RWH Ltd, Director Green SIPS Ltd.

Development of a high end mansion in Knaresborough with sips frame, extensive AV and smart technology, swimming pool, extensive gardens and outbuilding. Cost control and monitoring frequent client changes to show weekly cost to complete analysis. Build cost circa 3m

Ensure that the previous works at the Raithwaite estate were updated to accommodate ever changing needs as the estate grew in desirability and client expectations changed to suit this. This would include managing the furnishings contracts along with sourcing, design and installation of operational supplies and equipment to leisure use cottages along with ancillary 24 bed units within the estate. Refurbishment of a countryside lake house into a country retreat to a 5 star luxury finish.

Cost and design appraise new build sips lodges for leisure use. Engage in JCT DandB contract for 9 of the 46 approved units within the estate valued at 1.2m whilst further developing infrastructure for the remaining units and possible other areas within the estate. Design and develop integral 5 star dog grooming spa, installation of external improvements to assist in fluent estate management and develop further ideas on better facilities and infrastructure. Develop project order of works to ensure uninterrupted estate running whilst construction works were ongoing.

Contractor registered with Checkmate Warranty Provider.

2010 – 2014
Skelwith Leisure, Self Employed Contractor Russell Davis Properties/Site Agent/Project Manager/Client representative/Raithwaite, Whitby

Undertook the above role on a developing hotel estate and delivered 12 refurbished and 3 new built cottages to be added to the estates luxury holiday let portfolio. Acted as the client representative and would be available to undertake exempt works missed from contracts undertaken by third party contractors to ensure smooth running of the estate as a whole in both the development, opening and ongoing stages. The works undertaken included the design assistance and installation of sewage treatment plants, design and build of a sips structured employers resource centre, installation and alteration of service infrastructure, hard and soft landscaping along with frequent visits to assist the “parallel contracts” project manager on fulfilling his role.

2009 – 2010
KD Site Services, Self-employed Building Contractor/Site Agent/Project manager, Bootham, York.

Took over part built mixed use development of 12 high end luxury apartments, 11 offices, Retail Outlet for a financially restrained company on a highly visible and delicate City Centre Project. Completed build to Code for sustainable homes Code 4 without the early stage design and coordination assistance from predecessor. Engaged new, and continued with existing sub-contracts to ensure quality finishes throughout.

2008 – 2009
DKNP Developments, Self-employed Building Contractor/Site Agent/Project manager, Lundwood, Barnsley.

Took over part built 46 unit residential apartment block for a financially restrained company. Engaged new contractors and continued with existing sub-contracts to ensure that each unit reached completion with limited finance and resources.

2008 – 2009
Russell Davis Properties. Property Developer. Beechwood Fold, Halifax

Obtained development funding to assist in the purchase of Beechwood Fold. Gained planning permission for redevelopment of existing building with further planning approval for residential apartments. Sourced independent building contractor, secured contract and finalised the build of all plots. End Value 1.2m

Abrasive blasting and painting of various structures either in situ (fixed) or as part of refurbishment works

Developer registered NHBC

2006 – 2007
Avenir Properties. Self-employed Building Contractor/Site Agent/Project manager, Halifax

Undertook the conversion contracts of former mills into high spec residential apartment buildings for Harrogate Based Client. All works undertaken ranging from water supressed abrasive blasting to finishes internally. Contract values of 200-400k

2004 – 2006
Self Employed Abrasive Blasting, West Yorkshire

Establishing small blasting contracts to remove carbon deposits from stone built properties in and around West Yorkshire ranging from terraced houses to large mill buildings undergoing major regeneration, and from low specification fire escapes and containers to high specification structures within botanical gardens.

2001 – 2004 Summer months
CLC and SALAMIS, Tower Maintenance, Nationwide contracts

Team permit holder and working coordinator of maintenance and painting operatives on high voltage 400kva towers at heights of up to 600ft throughout the UK. Fall arrest competent, rescue at height qualification gained.

2001 2004 Winter months
Jagger and Sons, Self Employed civils contractor, various contracts

Installation of housing scheme drainage and groundworks, major city centre guided bus lane civils works, council civils repair and street works maintenance call outs.

2000 – 2001
Cape Industries, Abrasive Grit blasting and Recovery Supervisor, Ventilation technician, Tinsley Viaduct M1

Using skills gained on previous motorway bridge work worked generally as abrasive blaster/sprayer along with, set out site establishment, marked up and coordinated the paint removal and media recovery works. Installed ventilation solutions to enable safe working practices within contaminated confined spaces. Ordering of consumables and PPE . Heavy plant hire ordering.

1999 – 2000
Abrasive Recovery, Durablast, Avonmouth Bridge M5

Blasting and painting along with recovering re-usable abrasive media during the Avonmouth and Wardley Hall bridge strengthening works and HMS Invincible maintenance . Engaged with permits to work, confined spaces aware, adherement to strict ppe regulations due to the nature of contaminants being removed in the works process. Managed contractor’s accommodation.

1994 – 1999
Armed Forces. The Duke of Wellingtons Regiment

A highly professional infantry soldier working with and as part of highly regarded team throughout various roles and tours. Achieved sniper qualification whilst touring the extreme cold conditions of the Falkland Islands and arduous terrain of East Africa. Team medic predominantly throughout service career. All arms search qualified team representative during Northern Ireland tours.

Life member of regimental association.