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CV, Experienced Mechanical, Engineer, Fitter, Technician,

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 25695

List top 5 skills: engineer, fitter, maintenance, mechanical, technician
Short Bio:

I am an accomplished and versatile Mechanical Engineer with 20+ years of experience working within heavy engineering environments. I have highly developed skills in mechanical installation, strip down, assembly, maintenance and repair involving pumps, screw, reciprocating and turbo compressors, fixed/process plant and pipework, mechanical conveyors, boilers and diesel generators. I accept challenges head on, strive for perfection, work very efficiently in any environment that presents itself;

Current location: 

Philippines - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Professional Attributes

Offshore valid certificates – BOSIET (OPITO approved), OGUK Medical, H2S Awareness.

Versatile, target-driven mechanic/fitter/technician with transferable skills gained in government military contracting, engineering and mining industries. A safety and environmentally aware team player and leader with a sound knowledge of fuel, oil, pneumatic, hydraulic and vacuum systems. Reads and interprets manuals, schematics, piping and process drawings; continuously improves processes and adapts rapidly to cultural diversity in a fast paced, high pressure workplace.

Seeking role in Mechanical, Maintenance, Installation, Facilities/Equipment, Construction, utilising solid engineering, planning and communications skills to achieve objectives.

Core Competencies & Achievements

• Highly proficient with mechanical installation, strip down/assembly and repairs on diesel generators, compressors, valves, pumps, gearboxes, process plant and pipework, coolers, boilers, bearings, seals, lube oil systems, chain drives, conveyors and elevators.

• Experienced with workshop and plant practice, power generation, hydraulic and pneumatic machinery, machine tool and precision bench fitting, aircraft hangars, engine test cells, and fuel supply systems and support shops.

• Performing lead mechanic role for DynCorp International, maintaining and condition monitoring Cummins, FG Wilson and SDMO diesel generators to OEM specifications on a 24/7 basis. Worked on Terex light sets and completed fluids and filter changes.

• Demonstrated strong leadership at Kellogg Brown & Root, managing a team of 20+ employees and 70 sub-contract mechanics and technicians over two sites, covering in excess of 300 diesel generator sets and auxiliary equipment. Adeptly enhanced operational readiness rate from 92 to 98% on mission capable assets.

• Successfully worked on single and three phase generators from Caterpillar/Olympian, Aksa, Cummins, FG Wilson, SDMO, Teksan, Iveco. Engines included Perkins, Cummins, Daewoo, Cat, Volvo-Penta, and John Deere.

• Organisational acumen was proven when relocating department in a team effort to a new site in 08/2014 with minimal disruption to services and maintenance. Project included cleaning/draining identified assets for decommissioning.

• Recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation in recognition of exceptional service in supporting the military operation Enduring Freedom during 2013. Subsequently recognised by the Government Property Administrator for Best Hazmat Storage Area in 2014.

Career Summary

2011 – Present
Lead Mechanic: Power Generation,  DynCorp International, Afghanistan

Working for a global military contractor providing operations support, training and mentoring.

• Supervised a four man team, minimising power outages by providing safe, efficient servicing and maintenance.

• Designated as Custodian for Hazardous Waste Accumulation Point; was appointed Fire Warden and Safety Representative.

• Streamlined department’s Hazardous Waste Accumulation Point for quality management and performance; received SPOT Award in 2014 for exceptional process improvements to this waste products area.

• Maintained a continual emphasis on safety in a hazardous setting, Hazmat operations plus environmental awareness.

2008 – 2011
Business Manager/Operator Interspec Trading, Philippines

• Accomplished at operating a purified drinking water refilling station, completing a wide range of maintenance activities.

• Adeptly procured reverse osmosis system, associated equipment and controls; oversaw all installation and commissioning work.

2004 – 2008
Supervisor: Power Generation,  Kellogg Brown & Root, Iraq

• Reported to Functional Area Manager; led a large multidisciplinary team that maintained power on 24×7 operational bases.

• Co-ordinated resources daily for repairs, maintenance and testing diesel generators for the military and civilian facilities.

• Prepared oil samples for analysis, sourced parts and equipment, generated requisitions, and reviewed vendor specs/quotes.

• Recognised by Theater Project Management; received Coin for Excellence for leadership, dignity and performance.

• Supported power generation and logistical fleet at three other sites with 250 spot generators.

1998 – 2004
Business Manager/Operator Interspec Trading, Philippines

• Launched, operated and maintained a licensed purified drinking water bottling plant, handling all procurement activities.

• Set up ROWPU, bottling and packaging lines; supervised installation and commissioning up to completion and full handover.

1988 – 1998
Senior Plant Maintenance Technician SAUDIA, Jeddah, KSA

• Completed planned preventative maintenance in the major base maintenance and technical services hangar facility.

• Installed, inspected repaired and rebuilt mechanical equipment (such as diesel generator sets, hydraulic and pneumatic plants, mobile/static mules, test stands and gantry cranes).

• Completed a major overhaul and commissioning of two Elliott PAP Plus turbo compressors.

Up to 1988

Terminal Maintenance Supervisor Mawarid, Jeddah Airport, KSA Plant Foreman Konkola Copper Mines, Zambia

Cement Barge Technician Libexim SA, Aqaba, Jordan Mechanical Fitter NCB, Northumberland, UK

 Skills & Qualifications 

IT skills: MS Office, including Excel & PowerPoint; Outlook, Network scanners/printers

Interpersonal: Client/Vendor relations; training personnel; team leading; mentoring

Safety: OGUK Offshore Medical Certificate (valid to 2015); BOSIET: OPITO Approved qualification (valid to 2018)

2012 – 2014 OSHA Construction Industry Safety Certificate; OSHA General Industry Safety & Health Card; Onsite OH&S: First Aid/CPR/AED course; OSHA 24 Hour HAZWOPER Certificate – DynCorp International; Fire Warden Certificate;

2005 – 2014 H2S Awareness (2014); HAZWOPER 40 Certificate + refresher training (2014); Association of General Contractors, Effective Meeting Certificate (2010);

ISO 9001-2008: Internal Auditor Certificate (2009) – OSHA (personally funded)

2005 – 2006 Physical Inventory; Basic Property 101 Certificate – Kellogg Brown & Root

Earlier:
Advanced City & Guilds Part 3: Mechanical Engineering

NCFE: Technical English Level T4 – Northumberland College, UK

Engineering Craft Apprenticeship in Plant Maintenance – with NCB, UK