mechanic,carpenter ,seeks work aborad

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 21792

Skills keywords: caretaker, mechanical engineer, Motorcycle Mechanic, unskilled carpenter
Short Bio:

I,m a skilled mechanic,and experienced service engineer with experience working on cars/motorcycles,hgv,and other vehicles.Also experienced on petrol/diesel pumps on forecourts and vehicle lifts,and fork lifts. I,m fit and healthy,non smoker, single, seeking work abroad.I have lots of health&safety training,as well as a clean full uk driving licence for cars,light hgv and motorcycles.I,m also a part time musician.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: british
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Hotel and Catering, Transport and Logistics, Travel and Tourism
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


Fully skilled mechanic (city&Guilds)on a variety of vehicles, including cars, motorcycles/hgv ,plant,fuel pump engineer,fork lift engineer

• service engineer experience with vehicle lifts, fork lifts,, petrol pumps/ petrol forecourts,

•Good customer facing skills obtained in service roles, quick thinker

• Excellent all round practical skills, carpentry, mechanical & electrical, gardening ,welding,tig,mig,oxy/acet.brazing.


Job titles:  mechanic,, service engineer, handyman ,driver, ,tool maker,fork lift engineer,Lift engineer,volunteer,gardener

Industries: Motor trade,engineering, oil&gas, Home & garden, Motorcycles ,Voluntary ,production

Product areas:  Cars, motorcycles,, fork lifts, vehicle lifts, petrol /diesel pumps, woodwork, support worker,Tool making

Driving experience: + area Cars, motorcycles, 7.5 ton commercial, cherry picker, fork lifts, jcb, dump truck, tractor, .Driving experience mainly in south of England and also nationwide.

Electronic technology &test equipment:  12v,24v,240v,single phase,3 phase,

Quality standards:  iso9000, 9001,9002

Health & safety:  coshh, SPA petroleum safety passport valid till 10/2015

Career Summary

12/2014 to Present
Plastique ltd,Tunbridge wells,kent Tool maker

I am currently employed as a tool maker(carpentry based) making specialist bespoke tools made in wood,and resin for the plastcis moulding production indusrty.My role is to build the tool from kit form ,aswell as make some parts and build tooling ready for shipment to factory. I have just completed my probationary period of 3 months.

My role is site based in the workshop, and build tooling using drawings ..

12/2013 to 11/2014
Self employed Essex mechanic/ handyman /gardener

Since december 2014, i was working part time, as a handyman and gardener,on domestic projects around the clacton on sea, refurbing a 1930,s house doing general DIY,ie carpentry,plumbing, . Ive also kept my hand in mechanical work,and have been reconditoning motorcycles .

09/2012 to 11/2013
Gilbarco vr contract Fuel pump installation engineer, Southeast england.

I was working on a project for Gilbarco veeder root ,on the installation of fuel pumps to many fuel forecourt sites across the uk. This is a temporary contact role, and involved mechanical and electrical skills, aswell as driving to site throughout the southeast,and nationally.The main roles i performed were wiring head after reinstatement ,mechanical assembly,aswell as adhering to strict health&safety regulations and practices while on site.Left this role to pursue work locally.

10/2009 to 08/2012
Handyman /carpenter (self employed)

Working with a Domestic client in the refurbishment of a timber framed Bungalow. Duties included: Mainly carpentry ,replacing wood where required, Plumbing, painting and Decorating . I was involved in removing walls, installing new beams, floors, ceilings, aswell as construction of an extension/garage.

2007 to 2009
Premier group ltd,, nottingham Petrol pump engineer

Working from home covering the South of England providing response to electronic/mechanical faults on petrol and diesel pumps. All repairs at customer locations , petrol fuel courts, cargo doc yards, haulage companies and airports.. Faults were mainly electrical break downs, usually involved a module swop, but sometime a reprogramme was needed. Also mechanical faults such as motor replacement,drive belts,nozzle faults,hose replacement, and accident damage.

Tokheim UK Dundee, scotland Petroleum Service engineer

World leader in petroleum forecourt equipment manufacture and forecourt service provider. Covering the South East working for Shell, Texaco, JET and Murco, performing PPM and Rapid response fault call out /repair to fuel dispensers. Company van and mobile phone and tools supplied . Fast time fix a priority.. Many faults with nozzles,hoses,pcb board replacement. Motor faults,pumping unit faults, loss of vacuum on line.Large amount of customer facing experience in this role. Job ended due to redundancy due to loss of contract.

ACI engineering, ashford,kent Forklift engineer

Based at the Marley Tiles contract, ACI Engineering provided service maintainance to fork lifts fleet consisting of Lansing Bagnall, Linde and Mitsubishi fork lifts which were in excess of over 200. Diesel, gas and electrical reach and counter balance trucks, duties included mechanical and electrical repairs. Repairs /faults ranged from a small electrical wiring faults ,to major engine failures, to hydraulic ram leaks, loss of drive, mast repairs, also regular servicing.

Transervice ltd ,Halifax, yorkshire Vehicle Lift engineer

Working within the motor trade installing and maintaining 4 post and 2 post hydraulic lifts and MOT test cells for national and local garage services and also for Kent Police. Duties included service maintenance and installation of lifts, ie 4 post hydraulic lifts,to 2 post hydraulic and electrical screw lifts.,Repairs included cable replacements,and motor faults.

Thomas Sanderson Blinds Blind installer

Self employed position, working within the domestic conservatory industry. I was responsible for supplying my own van ,phone ,fax machine and arranging my own appointments, carrying out measurements inside conservatory prior to fitting the blinds in clients conservatories and homes. This was a very rewarding role, and a very sociable one at times while working inside peoples homes, and often with customer watching, and talking to me while working. Left of my own will due to unstable income.

Nubal electronics ,Sutton valence Machine fitter/builder

Manufacturing company, making ink coaters for p,c,b industry. My role was to make all the parts ready for assembly,drilling tapping,milling work,mechanical assembly.. Left of my own free will due to lack of work ..

1990 to 1995
Self employed gardening business

Ran my own gardening business, maintaining private and business clients gardens, hedges .Mowing,hedge cutting,weeding.

1989 to 1990
Frettons of Coventry Motorcycle mechanic/sales

Midlands m/cycle dealer ,I was a mechanic involved with servicing, repairs to all Japanese m/cycles, and also spent a short time in sales in showroom.

1986 to 1989
Marley vehicle leasing motor mechanic

Maintaining servicing various makes of cars on lease at marley site based at riverhead in kent. This involved servicing/repairs to cars coming off lease.

1985 to 1986
HMC VOLVO motor mechanic

Car mechanic working in kent Volvo main dealer, servicing and rebuilds on Volvo car range.Left of own will to come away from main dealerships.

1980 to 1985
T.Wells borough council motor mechanic

Mechanic role working on a variety of vehicles, servicing,major repairs,welding ,working on vans, to hgvs ,jcbs,to plant ,mowers etc, I enjoyed this job very much, due to the variety of jobs,ie fitting, welding, plus driving trips away from site to collect spares.

1976 to 1980
Caffyns T.wells motor mechanic vehicle apprenticeship

4 year vehicle apprenticeship working for Austin rover main dealer,covering all aspects of car repair including engine rebuilds,suspension repair,clutch and gearbox repair welding training.. Passed apprenticeship and gained city&guilds 1&2 qualification..

Voluntary work.

I have been involved in varied voluntary work in kent and sussex,aswell as in other third world countries also.Mainly in the uk working with disabled young adults,aswell as disadvantage children in west sussex at the Knowles tooth family support centre,hurstpeirpoint.I also have travelled to south america to Ecuador,where I volunteered in a daycentre for orphans,and disabled children.I carried out handyman duties,aswell as mentoring the children.Ive also spent time with families and children in Kenya,Africa with the maasai tribe in 2012,helping them with making things for them in wood,aswell as mentoring them with life skills.

Education & Qualifications

1971-1976 Huntleys School CSE Math’s, English, Geography, auto eng.

1976-1980 West Kent College City & guilds apprenticeship light vehicles