E&I Inspector/Supervisor

Last Updated: 5th November 2020 (over 2 years ago)

New Plymouth, New Zealand


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds



I have thirty years’ experience in the industrial electrical contracting industry including working on projects such as oil and gas production stations, power stations, transmission, refineries, tunnels and mills.

I have a high level of safety awareness and I pride myself on an exceptionally high quality of workmanship. I am a highly motivated individual, hard working and perform well under pressure. I have a proven track record in all aspects of the electrical and instrumentation industry and would welcome the challenge of working in a similar position.


CompEx - Electrical Equipment in Explosive Atmospheres (IEC 60079)

   Oct 2016
— Oct 2016

Installation, Maintenance & Detailed Inspection of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas
Core Competencies - EX01, EX02, EX03 & EX04.

J&P Richardson Industries Pty Ltd
HV Isolation & Switching

   Sep 2014
— Sep 2014

MOXI - Skills & learning (Perth, Western Australia)
EEHA - Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Area (AS/NZS 60079)

   Feb 2014
— Feb 2014

Installation, Maintenance & Detailed Inspection of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Area

MOXI - Skills & Learning (Perth, Western Australia)
EEHA - Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Area (AS/NZS 60079)

   Nov 2011
— Nov 2011

Installation, Maintenance & Detailed Inspection of Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas

Waikato Institute of Technology
National Certificate in Industrial Measurement & Control

   Dec 2008
— Dec 2012

Electrical Licensing Board of Western Australia
'A' Grade Electrical Licence & Registration

   Jan 2008
— Jan 2008

Electrical Workers Registration Board - NZ
Electrical Registration

   Feb 1998
— Feb 1998

South Kent College of Technology
City & Guilds 236 Part II - Electrical

   Sep 1985
— Jun 1986

South Kent College of Technology
City & Guilds 236 Part I - Electrical

   Sep 1983
— Jun 1984

South Kent College of Technology
City & Guilds 2001 - General Engineering

   Sep 1982
— Jun 1983

South Eastern Electricity Board (SEEBOARD)
Apprentice Electrician

   Sep 1982
— Jun 1986

Apprenticeship training at South Eastern Electricity Board's
technical training school at Whitfield, Dover, Kent, with block release to South
Kent College of Technology, Dover, Kent.


Lead E&I Inspector

   Nov 2016
— Jul 2019

Responsibilities include: Monitoring and oversight of Contractor (GE) and E&I sub-contractor (Contec) throughout the E&I installation of five Frame 9 GTG modules for TengizChevOil (TCO) Future Growth Project.

Ensure that Contractor/Sub-Contractor comply with the QA/QC requirements and all work, testing and reporting is in accordance with the Contract, Project Specifications and IEC Standards. Receive final inspection notices (NFI’s) from Contractor and attend with GE inspectors as per ITP witness points or designate to Company E&I inspectors for inspection. Provide technical assistance and direction to E&I inspectors to resolve any installation/quality issues. Review and sign off the Quality Verification Documents (QVDs) and review/submit punch lists to MCPlus Mechanical Completion system as required.

Assist Contractor/sub-contractor in the development of E&I ITPs. Review procedures, sub-contractor competencies and observe personnel during CMP cable glanding and Swagelok training workshops. Attend weekly QA/QC meetings as Company E&I QC representative to ensure any quality concerns are appropriately addressed.

Submit engineering queries and drawing mark ups based on observations during monitoring activities and final inspections. Issue Non-Conformance Reports (NCR) on equipment or installation that is found not to comply with project specifications or standards. Carry out ‘EX’ inspections and compilation of ‘EX’ Register on equipment installed in the hazardous area ensuring installation and equipment complies with ATEX/IECEx certification and complies with the IEC 60079 standards.

Typical equipment installed and inspected: 120Mwatt Alstom Generators, 10Kv/380v Dry transformers, MV&LV Bus-ducts, 380v MCC’s, DCC/UPS Panels & Batteries, HVAC Control Panels, lighting and small power distribution boards, Telecom (PAGA System, Heat Tracing, Grounding system, Fire & Gas detection, Generator Control Panels, Bridge Cranes, Motors, instrumentation and intrinsically safe equipment etc.
Participate in safety leadership and incident injury free (IIF) safety programs. Engage in safety discussions with work personnel during daily site work activities, providing positive encouragement and or instruction relating to safe work practice.

E&I Inspector

   Sep 2013
— Aug 2016

Responsibilities include: Monitoring of the E&I installation of 40 process modules for the 2 LNG train Ichthys Project, Darwin. Ensuring the EPC Contractor and Module Fabricator carry out scope of works and compliance to the relevant AS/NZS standards, project specifications and hazardous area requirements. Review Module Fabricator E&I ITP’s and Method Statement Procedures. Issue Quality Observation Reports (QOR) or Non-Conformance Report (NCR) to EPC Contractor for any quality or installation issues that are not as per AS/NZS standards or project specification.

Conduct Company audits on hazardous area (EEHA) installations and instrumentation installations, verifying compliance with AS/NZS 60079 (IEC 60079) standards and HOKE/Gyrolok instrument tube installation procedures and project specifications. Liaise with third party auditor ‘DNV’ and attend E&I meetings as Company observer and highlight quality issues. Monitor and inspect daily construction activities to ensure installation is in compliance with AS/NZS standards and project specifications. Attend final inspections ‘witness’ or ‘Hold’ points and sign off company witnessed or reviewed ITRs. Liaise with Contractor E&I QC and Engineering Dept. to highlight quality issues for rectification. Attend final sub-system walk downs for mechanical completion and verify and accept mechanical completion punch list items. Verify Module Fabricator’s E&I content is populated in the MDR as per contract agreement.

Attend morning toolbox talks and encourage an Incident Injury Free (IIF) culture with Module Fabricator personnel. Carry out HSE safety walk downs of assigned modules with Contractor and Module Fabricator to identify safety hazards to ensure the scope of works are carried out as per Ichthys Project safety mantra ‘Safety Number One’.

Kentz CKJV Ltd
Senior E&I QC Supervisor

   Jan 2013
— Aug 2013

Responsibilities include. Supervision of QC Inspectors, developing E&I ITP’s
with reference to project specifications, ITR’s and AS/NZS standards, checking
and reviewing drawings and monitoring installation and erection of electrical
and instrument installation. Carry out inspection (including joint field
inspection with client) of site installation works against ITP’s and the necessary
certification. To attend meetings on progress, report and highlight any
concerns on non-conformance. To ensure all relevant construction and vendor
supplied items punch lists have been cleared. To carry out red line mark up
drawings, prepare punch list reports and coordinate punch list clearing

Kentz E&C Pty Ltd
Leading Hand Commissioning Electrician & HA Inspector

   Aug 2010
— Sep 2012

Initially employed by KENTZ SWI as a special class electrician during the early
pre-commissioning stage of Pluto B LNG project and since January 2011 on the
KENTZ commissioning team under Foster Wheeler Worley Parsons (FWW).
During this time, I was promoted to Leading Hand and acting supervisor when
required. My duties and responsibilities include liaising with FWW electrical
commissioning superintendent and supervisors. Responsibilities include
supervising electrical pre-commissioning and commissioning activities,
coordinating with vendors to carryout work as per given design,
carrying out electrical related pre-commission, dry functional test &
commissioning procedures, fault finding, completion of pre-commissioning loop
checking ITR’s, writing and holding FWW and Woodside ISSOW permits,
complying with company safety procedures including stepback 5 x 5, jha’s and
golden safety rules. The commissioning systems I have been involved in include
the function testing of ABB INSUM 400vac MCC Modules, 6.6KV controls from
Honeywell PCS, ABB ENMC (Electrical Network Monitoring & Control) System,
ABB Harmonic Filters and VSD’s, Benning 110 vdc and 240vac UPS battery
chargers, Toshiba VSD’s, Allen Bradley Heat Trace
Foundation System, motor isolations/disconnections, instrumentation function
tests and the inspection and completion of QA documentation of electrical
equipment in hazardous areas. I also completed my studies towards a national
certificate in industrial measurement and control.

P & A Energy Services Ltd
Electrician/Supervisor/Instrument Tech

   Apr 2008
— Sep 2010

Initially employed as an electrician for the Methanex plant start up project team
installing and commissioning the DCS installation throughout the plant. Upon
completion of Methanex the work involved hazardous area installations for
Vector’s gas compressor stations and onshore well sites for Origin Energy and
Greymouth across the region. The work consisted of the installation and
commissioning of electrical and instrumentation equipment and the completion
of a detailed QA document including up to date as built drawings and
hazardous area documentation. I also started my studies towards my national
instrumentation certificate in Industrial Measurement and Control.

HV Electrician/Project Supervisor

   Apr 2004
— Apr 2008

Started my employment with ABB (Asea Brown Boveri) as an HV electrician and
was then promoted to a project supervisor installing and maintaining high
voltage 33kv – 220kv substations for Transpower NZ. The work consisted of the
maintenance of substations, programmed outages and new project works from
the installation of circuit breakers, H.V cable terminations, disconnectors, CT’s,
transformers and associated 125V DC protection relay control wiring, H.V
testing and commissioning together with fault responses. As Project Supervisor
I was responsible for the project team’s safety, the ordering of materials,
supervision and co-ordination of employees and sub-contract labour and to
ensure projects were carried out to budget. Regular participation of project site
safety management training, site supervision training, safety toolbox meetings,
pole top rescues, first aid and firefighting training were covered in depth.

Rullion Engineering Ltd

   Aug 2003
— Jan 2004

Employed by Rullion to work for Siemens Power Transmission and Distribution
initially on a project installing a 11kv substation for Jersey Electricity in the
Channel Islands. The work involved the installation of Siemens NX Plus high
voltage switchgear, relay protection panels and associated wiring. After the
completion of this project I worked on numerous substation installs and
upgrades around the country.

Chubb Electronic Security Ltd - NZ
Electronic Security Technician

   Sep 1998
— Jun 2002

In August 1998 my family and I migrated to New Zealand from the UK and I
started employment with Chubb as a technician. Together with a colleague I
managed the electronic security section with duties ranging from quoting,
customer service and the service, installation and fault finding of various alarm,
computer interfaced access and CCTV systems throughout the Taranaki area.
Typical systems were Tecom, Concept, Radionics, CC50 Cardax, Hirsch, and
DSC. My duties also meant being on call every other week for problems that
arose after hours.

WH Smith Ltd Electrical & Instrumentation Eng’s

   Sep 1997
— Jul 1998

I worked again at Dungeness ‘B’ Nuclear Power Station on a project installing a
steam release safety system designed to close the reactor in the event of an
overheat. Much of my work included the installation of conduits, trunkings,
steel wired armours and the installation of instrumentation panels and

ICEL (Maidstone) Ltd Instrument & Elec Eng’s

   Apr 1997
— Sep 1997

The installation of instrumentation and associated control gear in various
pharmaceutical and chemical plants.

WH Smith Ltd Electrical & Instrumentation Eng.’s

   Jun 1996
— Apr 1997

I worked at Dungeness ‘B’ Nuclear Power Station on a project installing a safety
system designed to close the reactor in the event of a fault. Much of my work
included the installation of conduits, trunkings and the installation of
instrumentation panels and switchgear.

Mathew Hall Ltd

   Jan 1996
— Jun 1996

I worked on a large 300 bed extension to the existing hospital Installing new
electrical services including trays, trunkings, conduits etc. to new operating
theatres, general wards and a hydrotherapy unit.

Southern Electricity Contracting Ltd

   Mar 1995
— Dec 1995

My employment with SEC was part of a team installing the electrical
installation for the most up to date recycled fibre plant in Europe, from the
installation of ladder rack, s.w.a cabling, high voltage switchgear, low voltage
switchgear, M.C.C. panel installation, B.M.S installation, general power and
lighting, fire alarm system and U.P.S system.

Zamil Almana Medical Consortium
Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

   Dec 1993
— Feb 1995

Commenced employment as a maintenance electrician with Zamil Almana and
then promoted to electrical maintenance supervisor, maintaining a 350-bed
hospital which served the industrial city of Yanbu, approx. 400 Km north of
Jeddah on the Red Sea coast.

Parman Electrics Ltd

   Aug 1993
— Nov 1993

Installation of a new paper making machine at Kemsley Mill,
Sittingbourne. My main task was the installation and termination of screened
multi-core cables throughout the Mill for the B.M.S system.

CIE International Ltd

   May 1993
— Aug 1993

C.I.E at Mobil oil refinery, Coryton, Essex. I was among a team of electricians installing a new 11KV substation. The work consisted of the installation of S.W.A cabling, ladder rack, copper earth bonding and associated 415v-3KV switchgear.

Bestobell Services Ltd

   Oct 1991
— Jul 1992

Working 12hr rotating shift, 5 days on 3days off installing steel wired
armoured, fiberglass tray work, communications, controls and fire alarms in
cross passages and switch rooms throughout the undersea tunnel.

Self Employed

   Jan 1988
— Oct 1991

Throughout the four years as a sub-contractor I developed a good working
relationship with numerous contractors enabling me to handle work on price.
This meant the estimating of labour and material costs of various projects and
working to schedules.

Techni-Track Controls Ltd

   Feb 1987
— Jan 1988

My duties entailed the installation and commissioning of Building Management
Systems, including Trend and Honeywell. After my probationary period I was
given the responsibility of £100K contracts throughout the country to oversee.
This meant the delegation of duties to electricians, materials ordering, liaising
with the client and ensuring their concerns were reassured and alterations to
designs were satisfied. I finished employment with Techni-Track, deciding to
gain further experience.

South Eastern Electricity Board (SEEBOARD)
Apprentice Electrician

   Sep 1982
— Jun 1986

I started my apprenticeship training at South Eastern Electricity Board's
technical training school at Whitfield, Dover, Kent, with block release to South
Kent College of Technology, Dover, Kent. During my three and a half years at
the training school I covered basic engineering principles, these included: Lathe
work, Sheet-metal work, arc-welding, brazing, oxy-acetylene welding, using
these new skills to fabricate a toolkit.
Having covered basic engineering skills I then learnt how to install the various
electrical installations that the contracting industry encounters today, these
included: trunking, conduit, S.W.A cabling, tray work, switchgear, lighting
systems, fire alarms, security alarms, motor controls, telephone systems and
appliances. Part of my apprenticeship included a period in the design and estimating section, where I learnt the procedures of costing a project and put some of my technical knowledge into designing installations. I also covered briefly overhead lines, cable jointing, and high voltage transformers in the transmission department. After successfully completing my apprenticeship I carried on employment with SEEBOARD as a qualified electrician working on various installations throughout the West Surrey District.

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