Senior Mechanical Technician


Last Updated: 15th September 2017 (over 5 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Languages
English

Summary

A positively energetic, motivated, highly experienced Mechanical Technician/Supervisor who specialises in providing an expert level of mechanical maintenance planning and analytical skills within the Oil & Gas and Petrochemical sector. Possesses extensive project/turnaround managerial experience with a proven successful track record of project achievements by delivering strategies and plans in complex, time sensitive and challenging engineering environments with a safety first attitude.

A pragmatic leader and proactive team player, that has the ability to inspire and manage teams to successfully deliver engineering results. A professional who has extensive communication skills, with a proven ability to seize opportunities, whilst building relationships, trust, and mutual respect at all levels.

Education

Darlington College of Technology
HNC

   Sep 1998
— Jul 2000

Mechanical Engineering

Darlington College of Technology
ONC

   Aug 1996
— Jul 1998

Mechanical Engineering

Experience

Woodgroup
Senior Mechanical Technician

   Jun 2017
— Current

• Provide maintenance services to the Shearwater/Brent Bravo offshore oil and gas production installations.
• Key duties involve breakdown maintenance of oil and gas processing equipment. Preventative maintenance of equipment including visual inspections, vibration monitoring, HVAC airflow analysis, rotating equipment alignment and lubrication routines. Carry out routine inspection/repairs of platform safety systems including lifeboats, HVAC, emergency response firefighting and first aid equipment. Commissioning of new equipment.
• Equipment worked with include: MTU diesel engines, Ruston/Solar turbine systems, screw compressors, centrifugal/multistage/positive displacement pumps including mechanical seal assemblies, HVAC fans and dampers, separators, plate heat exchangers, valves, pipework and small bore tubing.
• Active user of SAP maintenance management system and participant/coach in Behavioural based safety philosophies.
• Team leader for platform emergency response team. Role involves quick response to platform alarms and musters. Dynamic assessment and planning of emergency situations. Planning and supervision of emergency drills.
• Active user of P-Vision permit to work system and trained past user of ISSOW.

Woodgroup
Senior Mechanical Technician

   Dec 2011
— May 2017

• Provide maintenance services to the Shearwater/Brent Bravo offshore oil and gas production installations.
• Key duties involve breakdown maintenance of oil and gas processing equipment. Preventative maintenance of equipment including visual inspections, vibration monitoring, HVAC airflow analysis, rotating equipment alignment and lubrication routines. Carry out routine inspection/repairs of platform safety systems including lifeboats, HVAC, emergency response firefighting and first aid equipment. Commissioning of new equipment.
• Equipment worked with include: MTU diesel engines, Ruston/Solar turbine systems, screw compressors, centrifugal/multistage/positive displacement pumps including mechanical seal assemblies, HVAC fans and dampers, separators, plate heat exchangers, valves, pipework and small bore tubing.
• Active user of SAP maintenance management system and participant/coach in Behavioural based safety philosophies.
• Team leader for platform emergency response team. Role involves quick response to platform alarms and musters. Dynamic assessment and planning of emergency situations. Planning and supervision of emergency drills.
• Active user of P-Vision permit to work system and trained past user of ISSOW.

Saudi Aramco
Mechanical Industrial Skills Trainer

   Sep 2011
— Dec 2011

• Member of mechanical training team consisting of 14 people
• Provide training, instruction and guidance in mechanical skills to groups of 10-15 trainees.
• Key duties involved training in mechanical disciplines including: Hand tool skills, technical drawing and measurement, power tools, machining, bearings and lubrication, lifting and slinging, valves, transmissions and gearboxes, pumps and alignment, reciprocating compressors.
• Instruction in Health and safety in a mechanical environment.
• Training role performed in a training environment within Saudi Aramco facility.

AMEC
Mechanical Technician/Supervisor

   Apr 2010
— Sep 2011

• Member of a 20 man maintenance team.
• Provided maintenance services to top tier COMAH petrochemical site.
• Key duties as technician were very similar to current role, working on similar equipment, including regular use of breathing apparatus.
• Supervisor key duties were to regularly coordinate teams of up to 20 technicians to complete time specific plant turnarounds. Duration of turnarounds from 1 to 10 weeks.
• Supervisor role involved coordinating work scopes and technicians. Liaising with management and other departments/disciplines. Preparation of work packs, materials and manpower prior to scheduled turnaround. Completing turnarounds in required timeframe.

Ineos Chlorvinyls/Hydro Polymers
Mechanical Technician

   Aug 1996
— Mar 2010

• Member of mechanical team supplying maintenance services to 4 PVC resin and 1 PVC compounds manufacturing plants.
• Key duties included working either a 5 shift rota or dayshift with 24 hour callout assistance.
• Working in a hazardous petrochemical environment with equipment such as pumps, vessels and pipework, fans, compressors, valves, mechanical seals, bursting discs, PSV's gearboxes conveyors, heat exchangers and rotating driers.
• Top tier COMAH site with the majority of plant areas being designated as hazardous and ATEX compatible.
• Active use of SAP systems and STOP safety campaigns.
• First 4 years working towards NVQ Level 3 apprenticeship.

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