CV, UK Based Lifting Gear Inspector Seeking International Employment

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 12537

Skills keywords: dropped object surveys, lifting gear inspection, rope access
Short Bio:

An ambitious and hard working individual. I’m currently working on an ad hoc basis for Archer-The Well Company & Derrick Services Ltd onshore & offshore as a lead lifting gear/NDT inspector working on various jack-ups, semi-subs and platforms around the world. In my current role I carry out full lifting gear equipment surveys, NDT inspections, derrick / mast surveys (API 4G), derrick bolt inspections (torque and tap test), DROPS surveys, API 2D crane inspections and rope access work.

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

Education And Qualifications
College Education  (2005-2007)
BTEC National Diploma in Engineering Passed with Merit
Newcastle College

Secondary School Education (2000-2005)
GNVQ Information & Communications Technology B/Merit
GCSE Mathematics B, GCSE Science Double Award BB, GCSE English Language A, GCSE English Literature C, GCSE Music B
Seaham School of Technology

Lead Lifting Gear/NDT/Rope Access Inspector On-going (ad hoc)
Archer – The Well Company (RIS)
Inspection packages are conducted in line with pre-agreed standards, e.g. LOLER, API, British and Australian Standards as well as fully incorporating any client specific standards. Packages can include any or all of the following in one mobilisation: Visual inspection of loose lifting items, inspection of pad eyes, beams and other fixed lifting items, visual inspection of baskets, skips, gas racks, lifting frames (CCU’s,) complete API 2D crane inspections, NDT of all drill handling tools, load testing & recertifying of utility air hoists & man riding winches, dropped object surveys and derrick / mast surveys including corrective action registers documenting findings with photographic support and providing recommendations for their rectification.

Whilst working for Archer I work for a variety of client’s including Shell, Talisman, Apache, Chevron, Total, Taqa, Marathon Oil, Archer Platform Drilling and ConocoPhillips.

Lead Lifting Gear/NDT/Rope Access Inspector On-going (ad hoc)
Derrick Services Ltd

Lead Lifting Gear/NDT/Rope Access Inspector ( May 2010 – January 2013)
OES Oilfield Services Group
I carry out lifting gear and NDT surveys on offshore & onshore installations. This role includes the visual and NDT inspection of fixed and loose lifting equipment, SI 2307 inspection, load testing & recertifying utility/man-rider winches/runway beams/pad eyes, inspection of BOP hoisting systems, travelling block and top drive inspections, UT thickness gauging on high pressure lines, NDT of drilling handling tools and I have a vast experience in inspecting drawworks, offshore containers, cargo baskets and lifeboat / life raft/ deployment systems.

In addition to the above, I am also capable of completing full derrick Inspections, drops surveys, bolt checks and forklift truck inspections.

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