Field Service Engineer

Last Updated: 10th May 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds



Employment History

01/2014 – present Dresser-Rand, Aberdeen, UK
Field Service Engineer (Worldwide)
- Maintenance of equipment at oil refineries and offshore
- Steam turbines, reciprocating and centrifugal gas compressors, dry gas and wet oil seals

12/2010 – 01/2014 Weir Power Industrial, East Kilbride, UK
Senior Field Service Engineer (Worldwide) and Project Manager
- Steam turbines, reciprocating and centrifugal gas compressors, dry gas and wet oil seals
- Project management power plants (Malaysia), geothermal power plants (Philippines)

07/2008 – 12/2010 Cooper Cameron Compression Systems, Houston, USA
Field Service Representative (Worldwide)
- Gas engines, gas reciprocating and centrifugal compressors, air compressors
- Installation of dry gas and wet oil seals

01/2007 – 07/2008 Shipaid Diesel Services Ltd, Lincoln, UK
Senior Yanmar Service Engineer
- Diesel engines and turbo chargers

05/2006 – 12/2006 Braswell Shipyard – Panama City, Panama
Ship Manager/Contract Manager
- Ship repair in 3 graving docks, scheduling of docking vessels

12/2004 – 05/2006 P H Jones, Grimsby, UK
Maintenance Technical Manager
- Maintenance and repair of domestic gas appliances for over 8,000 dwellings, 18 commercial units

01/2004 – 12/2004 British Gas, Lincoln, UK
Heating Engineer
- Service, troubleshooting and repairs, fitting of new gas meters

03/2003 – 01/2004 Niger Dock, Lagos, Nigeria
Ship Repair Manager

10/1997 – 03/2003 Niger-Benue Transport Company, Warri, Nigeria
Technical Manager
- Earth moving equipment, grove cranes, maintenance schedules for 30 tugboats, offshore vessels

10/1991 – 10/1997 Royal Boskalis Westminster, Nigeria
Chief Engineer
- Cutter suction dredgers, generators and dry plant equipment

05/1990 – 09/1991 Cathodic Protection, Grantham, UK
Field Engineer
- surveying pipelines, jetties, rigs and ships

10/1987 – 05/1990 International Drilling Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mechanical Superintendent
- Dry docks, shutdowns, diesel engines, compressors, generators, hydraulic systems, solar gas turbines

02/1984 – 10/1987 Mc Dermott's, Aberdeen, UK
Mechanical Superintendent
- Barge and rig shutdowns, gas turbines, pumps, compressors, gas pipeline maintenance

04/1980 – 02/1984 Chevron Oil Company, Sudan
Mechanical Superintendent
- Steam and solar gas turbines, gas reciprocating compressors, hydraulic systems

03/1979 – 03/1980 Western Atlas, Houston, USA
Rotating Engineer (Worldwide)
- Steam and solar gas turbines, gas reciprocating compressors, hydraulic systems

04/1974 – 03/1979 Mobil Shipping Company, London, UK
Chief Engineer
- Steam turbines, pumps, diesel engines, control systems

03/1973 – 04/1974 British Sugar Corporation, Newark-upon-Trent, UK
Maintenance/Shift Fitter
- Lime kilns, sugar spinners, coal-fired boilers, ash pumps, steam generators

09/1969 – 03/1973 Hoveringham Gravel Ltd, Nottingham, UK
Apprentice Fitter
- Quarry erection and maintenance – heavy dry plant equipment - hoppers, shutes, conveyor belts


Field Service Engineer

   Jan 2015
— Current

Key Skills and Experience

• Highly experienced Worldwide Service Manager with excellent hands-on technical ability
• Over 30 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas, Marine and Shipping industries
• Expert knowledge of a wide range of engines, turbines, rotating machinery and associated mechanical equipment
• Management experience supervising teams of up to 200 skilled workers, within tight budgets and deadlines


HNC Marine Engineering Offshore Survival Certificate
ONC Mechanical Engineering Dresser-Rand Dry Gas Seal course
City & Guilds Energy Efficiency (Domestic Heaters) Siemens SGT-100-400 Operation and Maintenance
Crane Supervisor (Ainscough Cranes) Siemens Instrumentation Servicing course
ECITB Safety Passport

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