CV, Maintenance Technician targeting Africa or Asia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14498

Skills keywords: electrical, electronic, instrumentation, mechanical
Short Bio:

I am presently employed offshore Brazil on a D.P. Semi as an Electronic Technician.
4 years in the Royal Navy as a Marine Engineering Mechanic from the age of 17 years. My Offshore career commenced in 1980 as a Roustabout with 5 years within the Drilling domain before re-educating over 5 years to pursue Electrical & Electronic Engineering. Now into my 15th year with current employer.

Current location: Andalusia, Spain - View on map
Nationality: United Kingdom
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: Basic Spanish, english
Location I am interested in working: africa, Angola, Argentina, Asia, Bermuda, brazil, Cameroon, canada, Caribbean, the, Central America, china, Costa Rica, Equatorial Guinea, Falkland Islands (Malvinas), Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire), Jamaica, Namibia, new zealand, nigeria, North America, Norway, Tanzania, United Rep. of, United States


September 1989 – June 1991 Napier University, Edinburgh, Scotland
Bsc Electrical & Electronic Engineering

August 1969 – June 1975 George Watsons College, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Professional Training

Basic Safety Training ( BST )- Falck Nutek, Aberdeen August 2014

Hydril Hydril Basic MUX BOP Control Systems – GE Oil & Gas, Houston June 2014

K-Chief Basic 700 – Kongsberg Aberdeen June 2014

Ex Compex ( Ex Hazardous Areas Competency ) – A.S.E.T. Singapore, April 2013

BOSIET Recertification – Miri, Malaysia , April 2012

GMDSS G.O.C. – Warsash Maritime Academy, Southampton, U.K, April 2008

Varco Top Drive Electrical – Aberdeen. January 2005

Siemens Step 5 PLC – Manchester, U.K. September 2003


Presently assigned to the Transocean S706, offshore Macae, Brazil but I have only completed 3 full 28 day trips to date.

Limited real time exposure to the Hydril 4th Gen BOP Mux System & Kongsberg K-Chief 700 for control & monitoring of Power Management, Thruster Propulsion, Ballasting, Fire & Gas Monitoring, ESD & Dynamic Positioning.

In August 2013 I departed the Transocean Richardson Semi after 8 years, after which I had a short term assignment to the Falcon 100 Semi, Congo, West Africa., for 6 months.

During my 8 years assigned to the Richardson I had exposure to GE Microdrill 3000 / Baylor SCR Power Generation, Wormald Fire & Gas Detection, Hernis & Pelco CCTV, Swaco/AOI Drilling Instrumentation, V-Sat Communications, Anchor Winch GE Fanuc 90-30 Series PLC Control & Instrumentation, TMS LevelCom Ballast Control System & Kongsberg Datachief Alarm Monitoring System.

My last Medical Exam was conducted via the American Hospital, Paris in April 2014 with no restrictions.

Professional Experience

Electronic Technician
April 2014 to present day Transocean S706

Electronic Technician
August 2013 to February 2014 Transocean Falcon 100

Electronic Technician
July 2005 to August 2013 Transocean Richardson

Electronic Technician
July 2005 to August 2013 Discoverer 534

Electronic Technician
February 2004 to July 2005 Transocean S700

Electrician/Electronic Technician Rigman Offshore Agency
May 1999 – January 2000 Aberdeen, Scotland

Motorman, Electronic Technician Santa Fe International Services
October 1992 – October 1998 Aberdeen, Scotland

Roustabout, Floorman, Derrickman Santa Fe International Services
April 1980 – August 1986 Aberdeen, Scotland

Marine Engineering Mechanic Royal Navy, U.K.
March 1976 – December 1979