Facilities Planner/AssistantManger/HV/LV Electrician


Last Updated: 13th August 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
United Kingdom

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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds

Languages
English

Summary

EDUCATION Standard UK Education

TRADE COURSES & OTHER SKILLS:
• Prince 2 Foundation
• Prince 2 Practitioner Project Management
• City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and Testing
• City and Guilds BS 7671 17th Edition
• City and Guilds Part 1 2630
• City and Guilds Part 2 2360
• Standard Health & Safety Training
• 1st. Aid at Work
• Computer Literate in reading industry related software
• Skilled & Experienced in working from Technical drawings and site plans
• UK Full Driving Licence

DEPLOYMENT AVAILABILITY
3 weeks or less if vital to new Employer & depending on visa processing times

CANDIDATE SELF STATEMENT
A reliable and highly motivated professional Senior Electrician with experience in a varied electrical installation and maintenance career. Always willing to help others I can work as an individual or part of a team. I have previously worked as a Planner & Assistant Facilities Manager when I was overall in charge of 10- Expatriate supervisors and 100+ local Egyptian tradesmen.
The work that was entrusted to me in my previous position required me to have a very strong understanding of all Engineering concepts to fulfil the customer’s needs for Corrective, Preventive or a New Project requirement.

AGENCY NOTES:
Colin Byrne is an internationally well-experienced senior Electrician who has proven himself well in long term assignments in the Middle East. So he will settle in fast to any new appointment in the same region. Colin also offers the additional benefit of being an experienced Staff Trainer for local / regional staff.
His proven ability to manage, supervise & up-skill other workers in his profession will ensure he can take on a large electrical maintenance department for any large Contractor who has a prestige Client.
Colin is currently in Falklands Islands on short-term work so can return to the UK within a few weeks for visa processing needs as soon as one of our Clients sends an acceptable employment offer to him. We shall then invite him into our London Visa offices & immediately start his Visa & medical arrangements. Supplied under warranty by TECHNIFORCE

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BRIEF WORK EXPERIENCE TO DATE:

July 2018 to Present

Senior Electrical Manger Seder Group Saudi Arabia
Currently working at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA)
Key Duties include:
• Oversee the electrical department which consists of 15 Maintenance PPM electricians and also 10 Additional works electricians
• Oversee additional department which consists of the following trades Plumbing, HVAC, Civils and Road & Grounds
• Responsible for ensure all maintenance schedules are followed and carried out correctly
• Liaise with SAMA engineering department on work schedules
• Coordinate all additional works which are outside the scope of the maintenance contract
• Implement electrical testing criteria which follows the GN3 inspection and testing and BS7671 electrical regulations
• Engage with all contractors in relation to all engineering works which are being carried out for the SAMA engineering department
• Prepare quotations and material lists for either maintenance works or additional works

March 2018 to May 2018
ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR contracted by INTERSERVE at the Mount Pleasant Complex British Falklands Islands
Key duties include:
• Inspection and testing carried out in accordance with
• Responsible for supervising as well as providing training to a team of 8- Electricians
• Key areas include on Camp, the installation and maintenance of all types electrical systems
• Other more remote locations are also covered on the Falkland islands
• Liaise with accommodation managers on any maintenance issues and future requirements for the resident’s military and civilian
• Due to harsh weather conditions & the age of some of the buildings on the islands, its has been very challenging to manage the electrical services & raise them to a 100% safe operational level that satisfies current UK & international health & safety standards.
~ More details available at any interview ~

Contracted by AECOM from 2013 to 2017 as detailed below (4.5 years)
Facilities Planner/Assistant Manager/Head Electrician for AECOM in Gaza Strip Sinai, Egypt
AECOM were the sole contractor on site providing infrastructure maintenance across all trades for the client, which was the Multinational Force & Observers. It was a US Government based programme based on the Camp David Peace Agreement. Company lost contract so had to return to UK.

During this loyal 4.5 years term of employment, was promoted 2x times with duties included following:

Assistance Facilities Manager/Planner Gaza Strip Sinai, Egypt 11/11/2015-28/10/2017
• Promoted to managing, planning and coordination of 10- Expatriate Department Supervisors along with 132- Egyptian employees all in various trade skills
• Planning, coordination & execution of various projects across the MFO bases of operation
• Planning and coordination of Manning to fulfil the current contraction requirements and any further contracts in the pipeline.
• Engage with all trades in relation to ongoing works and highlight any issues that may arise from the works activities
• Have weekly meetings with all supervisors of all departments within the maintenance departments
• Oversee all works and conduct site visits on camp at work locations
• Have weekly meetings with the Force commander and accommodation manager
• Discuss and meet military service personal and civilian personnel with regards to any maintenance issues
• All customer service issues resolved on a one to one basis and all parties are happy
• Project managed installation of new power plant
• Design & execution of project Scope of Works, calculation of parts, assets & labour prices
• Designing of new electrical solutions to compensate for fast changing operational needs
• Liaise with force engineering office on all works and at forward operating base north camp and make recommendations if needed
• Advised on alteration on the electrical installation from drawings-project managed installation of new power plant
• Project managed the Electrical and Mechanical works carried out on new Power Plant at forward operating base north camp
• Assisted contractors with the commissioning of new power plant
• Designed and oversaw the electrical rewire of remote sites
• Ensure all Expatriate Supervisors & local Egyptian workers at forward operating base North camp carry-out required works to a high standard and customer satisfaction is achieved
• Ensure all safety measures are followed, plus regular tool box talks
• Oversee all major works on camp and give advice if required
• Ensure all work orders are carried out within the given time frame and achieved
• Heading up projects to discuss power loss in MFO remote sites across Egypt.
• Excellent electrical skills and knowledge.
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WORK EXPERIENCE TO DATE CONTINUED from page 2 with AECOM: 2013-2017 (4.5 years)

AECOM Contractor Gaza Strip, Egypt Transferred to facilities 05/04/2015 -11/11/2015
Promoted to SUPERVISOR ELECTRICIAN with greater duties of following:
• Ensure all electrical works were carried out to BS7671 Regulations
• Design/alter various electrical circuits to achieve better environment & longevity of equipment
• Ensure earthing systems are correct and meet required
• Implemented a lighting replacement schedule on camp for the gymnasium & airfield hangers. The installation of LED lighting reduced power usage and prolonged life span of lights

Facilities Planner/Assistant Manager/Head Electrician for AECOM in Gaza Strip Sinai, Egypt
HV ELECTRICIAN POWER PLANT ENGINEER 19/06/2013 - 05/04/2015
• My role was to ensure all HV systems on camp were maintained and in working order and implement a PPM schedule for the FOB/N substations at various locations on camp which included load readings and servicing of the substations on a monthly weekly PM schedule,
• Jointing 22Kv cable when required + Installation of new HV-LV switch gear for Sub 4
• Installation of HV-LV cable for new reverse osmosis plant and transformer
• Removal of transformer and replacement at due to bomb damage on a substation
• HV cable jointing and Pressure testing HV cable

EARLIER WORK in the UK and related duties
Magma Energy Services Limited. 10/11/10-04/28/2013 Mobile electrician in UK
• Head electrician in charge of all installations and maintenance of all electrical works undertaken for the company
• Installation of all types of HVAC systems, Oil fired systems and Air-handling systems
• Emergency lighting installations and testing
• Complete design and installation for a major HGV transport company in UK
• Connecting EXD lighting, switches & panel enclosures + terminating EXD glands of various sizes
• Carried out all Electrical Installation Conditioning Reports (EICR) on warehousing and commercial premises across the UK
• Carried out all testing on all installations & produced the Installation certification for the customer
• Installed security door entry systems

(D.S.G) Defence Support Group in Stafford, UK 2/3/09 -10/11/10 Electrical Installation and Testing
• Electrical installation modification for change of use for the following:
• Field Hospital, Air Refueling & ICT prior to deployment to Afghanistan
• Test and repair of various types of Ground Power Units for the maintenance of various fixed winged and rotary winged crafts
• Hydraulic service trolleys & portable aircraft arrester units
• Testing of various military mobile units across several bases in the UK
• Testing of portable generators and Field Electrical Power Supply (FEPS) Generator units across several bases in the UK

Stokesforgings 1/11/93-2/2/09 Heavy Industrial Electrician
• Building commissioning of control panels
• Installation and maintenance induction furnaces and frequency convertors
• All associated electrical installation and maintenance, Fault finding & Machinery installation
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Education

Electrical Test Services LTD
City and Guilds 2391 Inspection and testin

   Aug 2011
— Sep 2011

Inspection and Testing

Lockwell training Centre
City and Guilds BS 7671 17th Edition

   May 2008
— May 2008

BS 7671 Regulations

Walsall College
City and Guilds part 2 2360

   Aug 1998
— Aug 1999

Electrical installation

Walsall College
City and Guilds part 1 2360

   Aug 1996
— Aug 1998

Electrical installation

Experience

AECOM
Assistant Facilities Manager/Planner

   Nov 2015
— Oct 2017

 Managing and coordination of 10 expatriate department supervisors along with 132 Egyptian employees all in various trade skills.  Planning, coordination and execution of various projects across the MFO bases of operation.  Planning and coordination of Manning to fulfil the current contraction requirements and any further contracts in the pipeline.  Project managed installation of new power plant  Design and execution of project Scope of Works along with calculation of parts, assets and pricing of labour.  Designing of new electrical solutions to compensate for fast changing operational requirements.  Liaise with force engineering office on all works and at forward operating base north camp and make recommendations if needed  Advised on alteration on the electrical installation from drawings-project managed installation of new power plant  Project managed the Electrical and Mechanical works carried out on new Power Plant at forward operating base north camp
 Assisted contractors with the commissioning of new power plant  Designed and oversaw the electrical rewire of remote sites  Ensure all expatriate supervisors and local Egyptian national workers at forward operating base north camp carry-out required works to a high standard and customer satisfaction is achieved  Ensure all safety measures are followed  Oversee all major works on camp and give advice if required  Ensure all work orders are carried out within the given time frame and achieved  Regular tool box talks  Heading up projects to discuss power loss in MFO remote sites across Egypt.  Excellent electrical skills and knowledge.

AECOM
LV Electrican

   Apr 2015
— Nov 2015

Transferred to facilities 05/04/2015 -11/11/2015 Take over supervisory electrician’s position  Ensure all electrical works were carried out to BS7671 Regulations  Design and alter various electrical circuits to achieve a better environment and longevity of equipment  Ensure earthing systems are correct and meet required  Implementing a lighting replacement schedule on camp for the gymnasium and airfield hangers the installation of LED lighting which reduce power usage and prolong life span of lights

AECOM
HV Electrician

   Jun 2013
— Nov 2015

 My role was to ensure all HV systems on camp were maintained and in working order and implement a PPM schedule for the FOB/N substations at various locations on camp which included load readings and servicing of the substations on a monthly weekly PM schedule,  Jointing 22Kv cable when required  Installation of new HV-LV switch gear for Sub 4  Installation of HV-LV cable for new reverse osmosis plant and transformer  Removal of transformer and replacement at due to bomb damage on a substation  HV cable jointing  Pressure testing HV cabl

Magma Energy Services Limited
Mobile electrician

   Nov 2010
— May 2013

 Head electrician in charge of all installations and maintenance of all electrical works undertaken for the company  Installation of all types of HVAC systems  Oil fired systems  Air-handling systems  Emergency lighting installations and testing  Complete design and installation for a major HGV transport company in UK  Connecting EXD lighting, switches and panel enclosures  Terminating EXD glands of various sizes  Carried out all Electrical Installation Conditioning Reports (EICR) on warehousing and commercial premises across the UK  Carried out all testing on all installation I did and produced the Installation certification for the customer  Installed security door entry systems

(D.S.G) Defence support group Stafford
Electrical Installation and Testing

   Mar 2009
— Nov 2010

 Electrical installation modification for change of use for the following:  Field Hospital prior to deployment to Afghanistan  Air Refuelling prior to deployment to Afghanistan  ICT prior to deployment to Afghanistan  Test and repair of various types of Ground Power Units for the maintenance of various fixed winged and rotary winged crafts  Hydraulic service trolleys  Portable aircraft arrester units  Testing of various military mobile units across several bases in the UK  Testing of portable generators and Field Electrical Power Supply (FEPS) Generator units across several bases in the UK

Stokesforgings
Heavy industrial electrician

   Dec 1993
— Mar 2009

 Building commissioning of control panels  Installation and maintenance induction furnaces and frequency convertors  All associated electrical installation and maintenance  Fault finding  Machinery installation

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