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CV, Snr Emergency Response Officer Looking Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 42963
(05/04/1963, male)
List top 5 skills: fire engineering, fire proofing, fire protection, fire safety, fire service instructor, fire trainer, firewalls, marine fire safety, senior fire officer
Short Bio:

Experienced Senior Emergency Response Officer.

Post Graduate Fire Safety Manager with over 30 years experience. Curently in the Oil & Gas sector trained to NFPA and British Standards. A member of the Major Emergency Response Management Team. Previous experience in fire and Life safety again NFPA and BS backgrounds having worked for KEO International Consultants (Snr Fire Engineer, Qatar).

UK National Health Service Snr Fire Officer and prior to this Civil Defence/ Local Authority Fire Services.

Current location: 

Qatar - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, other

Spoken languages: 

english, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:



A dedicated and experienced HSSE Fire and Life Safety/ Emergency Response Officer and Operational Manager with 30 years experience.

Awarded Queens Golden Jubilee Medal (Fire).

In possession of numerous Fire Safety, firefighting and management qualifications (previously employed in Her Majesty’s Royal Navy in firefighting roles (including diver).



Graduate Institute of Fire Engineers, National Association of Healthcare Fire Officers.



Postgraduate in Healthcare Fire Safety Management
Loughborough University

Marine Engineer
City and Guilds London Institute

Current study; NEBOSH IOG

Fire Service Statutory Promotion Examinations:

Station Officer

Sub Officer Practical

Sub Officer Written

Leading Firefighter Practical

Leading Firefighter Written

Fire Service College, Morton in the Marsh, England:

Fire Safety Officer Course, D

Fire Safety Officer Course C

Fire Safety Officer Course, B

Fire Safety Officer Course, A

Watch Command II, Incident Command & Control

Watch Command I, Incident Command & Control

Crew Command, Incident Command & Control



July 2015 – Present
Qatar Petroleum (Gas Operations, NGL Mesaieed Industrial City)
Station Officer (Operational)

NFPA 1080, NFPA 472 WMD Terrorism Awareness/ HAZMATS.

Officer in Charge of a shift of 13 personal within the Gas Operations Plant (NGL) within the Industrial City, including large tank farms (gas and oil).

Incident Command, emergency response.


Sept 2013 – July 2015
Qatar Petroleum (Mesaieed Industrial City)
Station Officer (Command Support, Ops)

Major Emergency Management.

Developing training programmes in emergency preparedness for QP emergency response firefighting teams in collaboration with all end users including Civil Defense and Medics.

Develops and facilitating exercises that test emergency plans and organisational relationships, critiques plans and assists organisations in improving emergency management components of their operations.

Intimate with identifying and meeting business continuity management (BCM) needs.

Logistics fire appliance availability, developing pre determined attendances, identifying new risks within MIC.

First aid CPR (AED), H&S (BBIP), Incident Command, Logistical support, PDA’s etc.

Fire Safety and Engineering support to Senior Fire Engineers. Cover for the Chief Fire Officer and Divisional Officer


August 2012- August 2013:
KEO International Consultants (Qatar)
Senior Fire & Life Safety Engineer

New Doha International Airport project managing a dedicated team of senior engineers, interfacing between Qatar Civil Defence (AHJ), the client and contractor with regards passive and active fire safety features (inc functional testing of systems, reviewing documentation and plans etc) prior to the issuing of a Fire Certificate (independent third party inspections).

Application of NFPA Codes and British Standards. Projects have included:

• Hotels

• Main Passenger Terminals and associated areas (600,000m2 three-storey, 40,000

m2 of retail facilities and passenger lounges )

• Fuel Farms/ Fuel Tanks, Fuel Dispensing Areas,

• Central Utility Plants, and sub stations

• Air Maintenance Hangars,

• Tunnels

• Qatar Airways Cargo Building (48,000m²) and Catering facility

• Air Traffic Control Tower & Tech Building


March 2010 – August 2012
Leicestershire Partnership Trust, NHS (UK)
Specialist Fire safety Advisor

Lead Fire Safety Officer in the NHS. Fire risk assessments, co-operation and liaison with other agencies and building managers. Business continuity, contingency, risk analysis, reviewing systems of work.

Fire Safety Training on a rolling programme, specialist training in fire and evacuation /rescue procedures to first attack teams. Fire Investigation. Appraisal, exemplary.


Jan 2009- March 2009
Harouge Oil Operations, Ras Lanuf, Libya
HSE Specialist Emergency Response Officer

Oil terminal and tank farm.

First response team leader coordinating fire, spill, containment and rescues/ first aid, training of site personnel and contractors .

Responsible for all fire and safety related issues, including training, confined space entry and gas checks (H2S etc).

Attendance at site safety meetings, compilation of reports, reviewing systems of work including risk assessment.

Inspection, maintenance and testing of all firefighting equipment both passive and fixed. Airport fire fighting duties and marshalling


June 2004 – Jan 2009
Andalucia Rentals & Property Management Services (Spain)
Co-owner/ Manager

Day to day running of the business.

Co-ordination of workforce, project management.

Maintenance/ management of Health & Safety.

Control of hazards and responsible for risk assessments(including fire) in the workplace.

Liaison with other like companies and agencies.

Compilation and exchanges of contracts between relevant parties.


March 2001-June 2004
Greater Manchester Fire & Civil Defence Authority (UK)
Station Commander Fire Safety, Inspecting Officer

Fire Safety Inspecting Officer. Responsibility for the fire safety and inspection/risk assessment of buildings such as Manchester International Airport, various (large scale) hospitals and hotels in and around the Manchester area, The Trafford Centre, and petroleum installations within the County.

Expert witness, delivery of training to subordinates.

Compiling and submitting legal reports.

Implementation of Fire legislation.

Inspection and recommending/updating passive and fixed fire fighting installations, detection systems and fire safety features.

Damage limitation/ business continuity. Responsibility for supervising/ supporting subordinates.


Nov 1990-March 2001
Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service (UK)
Sub Officer, Firefighter Instructor

General Instructor in the Central Training Department. This involved the compilation and delivery of core skills associated with specialist firefighting techniques, incident command, breathing apparatus, traffic accident rescues, water rescues, aircraft firefighting and rescue, hazardous materials and chemicals (salvage, fuel and oil containment), radiation incidents, petro-chemical/ gas incidents and fires.

Responsible for trainee firefighters, their health, safety and welfare,


Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service
Sub Officer Fire Safety, Inspecting Officer

Responsibility throughout the County as part of a Task Force enforcing fire safety and risk assessment. Duties and responsibilities were the same as that of Manchester (above), however due to the structure and make up of the County the risks were different.

Liaison with other legislative bodies such a Building Control, the Courts, police, local authority/ government departments and the Home Office. Working to tight time constraints submitting reports and recommendations to senior officers and the courts.


Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service
Station Officer, Head of Training Development, Industrial/ Commercial Training

Provided to the private sector from basic firefighting /extinguisher courses, through to specialist risk training (chemical), rescue/ evacuation methods and techniques for hospitals, residential care homes/hotels and management control procedures.

Responsible for the day to day running of the department which consisted of a number of instructors and support staff.


Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service
Sub Officer, Officer in Charge, Command and Control

Officer in Charge, Incident Commander.

Ensuring the health, safety and welfare of firefighters.

Continual dynamic risk assessment of ever changing scenarios and situations.

Liaison with other emergency services such as Police and Ambulance. Fires, road accidents, hospitals, floods, bomb incidents, spillages of dangerous substances, rail and air crashes.

Fire investigation.

Whilst working at Longton Fire Station I was awarded a Chief Fire Officers Commendation.



Major Emergency Management Course (QISC) 2015

CPR 1st Aid (QP) 2015

RYA Powerboat level II 2015

RYA Dayskipper 2015

Royal Navy Diver 1986

RSH cert Health & Safety 1998,City & Guilds London Institute,

Marine Engineering 1981

SMAC 19 Helicopter Firefighting & Control (RN), Ships Firefighter and Damage Control 1979-1989,

Instructor Swift water rescue skills (Llangollen) 1996

Lead instructor boats (fire & rescue) 1994

Aerial platform instructors courses 1996