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Objective To present myself to clients as a complete auditor and inspector with the necessary experience to satisfy their needs and to further my career in my chosen path.
Summary of experience Multi-Disciplined Rig Auditor/Inspector with an extensive background in Engineering and Commissioning on various marine structures and vessels as well as Onshore Drill Rigs. Specialises in Rig Audits, producing exception reports and surveys.
Experience 2000- present                THFT                                            Qld, Australia
Senior Auditor/Inspector
  • Conducting assessments and surveys to evaluate the conditions of critical equipment and provide in-depth support and advice to improve and rectify key areas on various MODU and Land Rigs. Ensuring that all systems comply with the current applicable standards – subject to working locations. Carrying out corresponding reviews on all maintenance records/PM systems and certification to ensure that equipment is being maintained and that they are fit for the purpose intended.
  • Conduct inspection/audit to IADC list on various UDS, Semi Subs and Jack Ups for new campaigns. Ensure all major components for drilling, marine and subsea match current IADC list and report same.
  • Conduct initial drops audits and providing an assessment of non-compliant/unsafe areas of the Derrick and surrounding at height areas. Manufacture Drops picture book.
  • Contract independent 3 party - audits and inspections to Australian and International Standards for DROPS, height safety and rigging equipment
  • Direct contract clients – Chevron, OSL PNG, Ensign Energy International, WDI, Hunt Energy, Saxon Drilling, Century Drilling Etc
  • Freelance clients - K2 Velosi, RIS, OAS and HRI.
  • On site Supervision of load testing & NDT and setting up QA/QC docs of drill rigs and associated equipment for movement by helicopter.
  • Extensive work around Australia, PNG, Singapore, Indonesia, West Africa, GOM and Norway but based in the Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Writing of work procedures and SOPS where required.
  • Overhead crane installation, inspection, repair and load testing.
  • Contract independent 3 party - auditing of various systems on Land Rigs including PM systems.
  • Contract independent 3 party - auditing of various systems on MODU including PM systems.
  • Supervision of MODU semi and annual inspections on lifting/rigging equipment.
  • On site overseas load testing of drill rigs and associated equipment for movement by helicopter.
  • Manage the work activities and movement of rig crews, inspection personnel, NDT personnel, Trades Assistants and mobile plant for new build Rig Mud Systems and pre load out for Heli-Fly rigs.
  • Build and manage certification packages incorporating all engineering drawings, material certificates, NDT certificates and load test certificates.
 
  1999 - 2000                   Beaver Sales                                Qld, Australia
Technical Services Supervisor
  • Supplementary sales rep
  • Onsite inspections/testing in Australia & PNG
  • Auditing of Mechanical/Electrical/PM systems.
  • Set up appointments, for onsite inspections.
  • Manage test beds – horizontal (250t) and vertical (15t).
  • NATA signatory.
  • Training officer.
  1994 - 1999                   BHP Lifting Products/Bullivants     Qld, Australia
Technical Services Officer
  • Started as in house testing officer and build business to include on site inspections.
  • Manage test beds – horizontal (250t) and vertical (15t).
  • NATA signatory.
  • Supplementary sales rep and onsite inspections/testing/auditing in Australia, PNG and Indonesia.
  •  Training officer.
  1993 - 1994                   Boral Gas.                                    Qld, Australia
LPG Gas technician
  • Depot assistant – arranging gas bottles for delivery and servicing gas bottles.
  • Delivering and changing out gas bottles.
  • Disconnection and reconnection of gas to houses and businesses.
 
  1982 - 1993                   Schindler Lifts.           Scotland  & Qld, Australia
Field Lift Engineer
  • Apprenticed in Electrical, Mechanical and Hydraulic systems leading to Service, Installation, Decommissioning and Major Repairs of all types of elevators and moving walkways.
  • Auditing of full systems with the view to upgrades and compliance to Standards and Safety.
  • Auditing of all related systems – Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic.
 
 
Education
Springburn and Stow Colleges – 1981-1983 - Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Bishopbriggs High School – 1976-1981 – 8 “O” levels
 
Education
Interests
 
Other experience
Fishing, Boating, Reading and Computers.
 
I have a placid work attitude, without prejudice, that I believe favours the role that I choose to pursue as a career.
I am an analytical thinker and good team leader who is comfortable working with both the necessary office computer software and having practical hands on experience that is required to determine accurate survey reports which are in turn presented to clients.
Licenses/courses completed LEEA Part 1 (Correspondence course)
Valid BOSIET with OLF & TSBB  
Valid UKOOA  
Licence to perform high risk work incorporating, Dogging, Rigging and   Forklift Operation - Australia
Overhead crane ticket – Australia  
Open car license – Australia   UK and PNG  
Working Safely at height  - Australia
White Card – Qld
4 wheel drive training
Wellsite Permit to Work Holder Rev 3
Educations
  • Diploma
    Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Springburn and Stowe College
    1981 - 1983
Helensvale, Qld,
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