Worked as a fully qualified mechanic.Worked for caterpillar here and in mines in Australia.Worked for Cummins as a field service engineer.and have worked as a generator engineer.
Relevant Qualifications & Education
Wigan College of Technology (1982-1985)
City & Guilds Certificates : Motor vehicle Craft Studies years 1,2,3.
Wigan Grammer School (1978-1981)
4 GCE “O” levels.
Industry Activities & other qualifications:
Finning UK (October 2002) Cummins UK (April 2008)
Industrial Counterbalance Lift Truck Certificate. Cummins ISBe4 certificate
Finning UK (January 2003) Cummins UK ( April 2008)
Certificate of Health & Safety Training. QSK19 engine certificate
Finning UK (July 2002) Cummins UK (October 2008)
Caterpillar engines certificate. Onan marine engines certificate
Finning UK (December 2003) Cummins UK (June 2008)
Caterpillar electronics certificate. C.S.A training
Cummins UK ( November 2008
Mercruiser Zeus drive course
I.T. Qualifications and Skills
Preston College ( May 2001 – September 2001 )
Oxford & Cambridge R.S.A. Certificate: Web Design, Internet Technologies.
Computeach International L.td. ( March 2000 – March 2002 )
Professionally trained as a software engineer in three programming languages specialising in Cobol to industry and City & Guilds standards.
Diploma: Pascal programming, JCL programming.
Diploma: Cobol programming.
City & Guilds 424 Certificates: Applications programming in Cobol.
Working knowledge of all Microsoft Office products.
Mather & Stuart
Field service engineer (Wigan)
July 2012 until present
Mather and Stuart are one of the largest providers of generators for hire in the uk.
Role: Worked as a field service engineer servicing generators all over the north of england. Working on Wilson, Bruno, smc , Harrington, genpac, genarators from 5kva to 1250 kva.
Cummins UK Manchester
Field service Engineer
January 2008 until July 2012
Cummins are one of the largest engine manufacturers in the world.
Role- Worked on all Cummins engines on all applications , ships, boats trucks, plant, trains, Public service vehicles, power generation and other static engines. Repaired and rebuilt engines to customer specifications and carried out warranty repairs and rework repairs. Carried out recalibrations and upgrades of E.C.M software using Cummins INSITE electronic tool. Repaired exhaust emission after treatment systems
( Euro 4.5 & Euro 5).Also carried out electrical repairs and diagnosis of all Cummins electronically controlled diesel engines.
Westrac Cat Cobar
Plant Mechanic (international tradesperson)
Feb 2007 until January 2008
Westrac are one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in Australia.
Role- Worked on deep mining equipment including 2900 boggers and Ad 55 deep mine trucks,ITs , telehandlers, 980g and H wheel loaders. Repaired and rebuilt torque converters and updrive gearboxes and transmissions.Worked in C.S.A mine in Cobar on deep mining equipment for Westrac. Fitted engines and transmissions to AD 55 trucks.
Worked as Plant mechanic and field service engineer.
FIRST MANCHESTER LTD BOLTON
P.C.V Technician / Engineer
May 2004 until May 2007
First are the largest providers of public transport in the U.K.
Role – Worked as a multi-skilled engineer on public service vehicles.
. Worked on all makes and models of public service vehicles in a large multi-skilled environment. Attained knowledge & skills working with pneumatic systems and electronic data logging systems.
. Carried out all types of repairs including major engine and gearbox repairs.
Worked alone and part of a team on shifts using own initiative when required.
. Worked on16 ton articulated public service vehicles. Including; Scania,Volvo, Mercedes, Iveco, Dennis, Leyland Daf etc.
FINNING UK LTD LEEDS
March 2002 to May 2004
Finning are the largest Caterpillar dealership in the U.K.
. Worked in Used Equipment Department (U.E.D.) and Service Dept working on all types and makes of plant machinery. Repairing and servicing all makes and sizes of plant machinery.
. Attained knowledge and skills working with hydraulic systems and modern electrically controlled diesel engines and fuel systems.
. Confidently used laptop computer equipment to diagnose, calibrate or fix diesel engine management systems.
. Carried out inspections on plant machinery and wrote reports and price quoted for repairs.
. Driven and tested all types and sizes of plant machinery including trucks.
. Attended Caterpillar training courses at Finning UK headquarters in Cannock in Staffordshire.
. Worked alone or as part of a team in a competitive environment.
. Operated and used overhead cranes and other lifting equipment.
. Currently hold a counter balance fork-lift truck license.
POPLAR GARAGE PRESTON
Motor Vehicle Technician
June 1990 to March 2002
Appointed as a fully qualified Motor Vehicle Technician for a medium sized car dealership.
. Repaired and serviced all types of motor vehicles including farming equipment and trucks.
. Fabricated and welded vehicle bodies and chassis.
. Worked with and supervised apprentices to oversee any problematic jobs.
. Liaised with customers in a customer receptionist role.
. Produced work to a very high standard.
. Competent using computerised diagnostic equipment.
PRESCOT MOTORS WIGAN
Motor Vehicle Technician
June 1981 to June 1990
Appointed as an apprentice Motor Vehicle Technician for a small sized car dealership.
. Attended Wigan College of Technology as part of an apprenticeship on a day release course for three years learning Motor vehicle Craft Studies.
. Worked on all types of motor vehicles, carrying out all types of electrical and mechanical repairs.
. Professionally trained to City & Guilds standards.
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