PROFILE

A proven team leader and collaborative communicator continually focused on building relationships and promoting synergy across teams and internal/external staffing units to drive quality maintenance. Personal motto: “I help organizations keep their machinery and processes running smoothly”

COMPETENCIES

  • Skilled Maintenance Engineer, Technical Supervisor, and Mechanical Technician and Operator with extensive experience
  • Capable in successfully monitoring, managing, and orchestrating proper mechanical operation to ensure continuous production and mitigate delays caused by shutdowns
  • Strategic Maintenance Oversight – Monitor, identify, and troubleshoot malfunctioning machinery, and facilitate the repair utilizing in-house or via subcontractors and coordinating the supply and ordering of maintenance repair materials
  • Quality Control – Committed to reducing machinery downtime by delivering superior maintenance and repair on schedule and within budget, while also remaining flexible to new models and methods.
  • Positive change, comprehensive mechanical approaches, and enhanced profitability
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese

EDUCATION

  • Liverpool Polytechnic, United Kingdom - 2nd and 3rd year HND in Electrical & Electronic Engineering
  • Riversdale College of Technology, United Kingdom
  • OND in Technology
  • St. Nicholas Secondary School, United Kingdom

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Offshore Survival Course and Medical
  • First Aid
  • Lloyds Slinging and Banksman Certificate
  • Basic and Advanced Hydraulic Course (NFPC)
  • Hedley Purvis Hydraulic Bolt Tensioning Course
  • Working at Heights RTL
  • B10CS USA Visa (through September 2019)

Career History

Trelleborg Offshore UK
Test Inspector / (2016- 2017)

  • Responsible for coordinating and completing FAT’s of all company products
  • Working to tight deadlines with clients and third party inspectors to successfully install and test various products
  • Carry out hydrostatic testing in pressure vessels to qualify new materials
  • Coordinated and supervised the maintenance of all machinery and services used in the manufacture of Bend Stiffeners, Bend Restrictors, Buoyancy Modules and various Polyurethane mouldings for the Oil/Gas Offshore Industry
  • Supervised shift Technicians, ensuring reactive and proactive maintenance, ensuring minimum downtime and maximum efficiency
  • Implemented PM documentation and policies, liaising with production engineers and upper management

SUBSEA 7 PLC
Mechanical/Hydraulic Technician&Operator and Shift Supervisor (2008 - 2010)

  • Supervised staff and scheduling aboard Pipelay and Construction vessels
  • Coordinated all technicians on shift, ensuring proper coverage for the regulation maintenance and operation of the Lay Spread equipment, including Vertical and Horizontal Tensioners, A&R Winches, Reel Drives etc.
  • Identified and ordered equipment necessary to the maintenance process
  • Planned, developed, and implemented policies, procedures, and reporting methods to ensure a concise, but thorough, overview of the day-to-day operation of equipment
  • Worked directly with flexible and rigid pipelay systems, VLS, J-Lay and S-Lay
  • I spent 5 years on Subsea 7's 'Seven Seas', PLSV, equipped with VLS, below deck Carousels, Reel Drive System, Vertical Tensioners, A&R Winches and Deck Cranes among other hydraulic equipment used with Flexible Riser and Umbilical laying
  • I spent 1 year on Subsea 7's 'Seven Pacific', PLSV, equipped with much the same as the Seven Seas, I joined this vessel as a new build before launch, implementing maintenance policies and procedures
  • I spent the last 2 years of my employment with Subsea 7 on board the 'Seven Borealis' a Heavy Lift, Rigid Pipelay vessel, Equipped with J Lay and S Lay systems for rigid pipelay. Heavy Lift Crane used for Jacket installation and Pile installation
  • All Operations and Maintenance were carried out by myself and vessel technicians under my supervision without the need of assistance from the manufacturer
  • Coordinated and supervised the overall operation and maintenance of mechanical/hydraulic equipment aboard pipelay and construction vessels.
  • Identified and provided key maintenance to vertical tensioners, deck tensioners, carousels, HPUs, and offshore cranes to ensure safe and proper working conditions and to mitigate production shut-downs.
  • Operated and monitored Vertical Lay System (VLS) equipment
  • Travelled to various projects all over the world, performing key mechanical and maintenance operations in the North Sea, West Africa, Brazil, Gulf of Mexico, and the Far East

Various companies (e.g. Trelleborg Crp Ltd) 
Senior Offshore Technician / (2000 – 2008)

  • Performed and monitored testing and development for both new and existing products, and worked directly with design engineers, product engineers, and clients to deliver feedback
  • Managed the entire testing and development technician team, and supervised subcontractors for installation projects
  • Conceptualized, developed, and implemented specific test jigs, hydrostatic testing, and hydrostatic toolmaking for casting polyurethane and thermal insulation mouldings
  • Travelled to both onshore and offshore locations to liaise directly with clients and representatives, representing the company and supervising installation policies, procedures, and quality control
  • Managed all aspects of engineering services for production lines in an ice cream manufacturing plant
  • Monitored all equipment on the production line, and coordinated routine maintenance; identified malfunctioning equipment, and facilitated and supervised breakdown maintenance, as needed
  • Performed basic and in-depth trouble-shooting on equipment, utilizing skills in mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and refrigeration engineering, as well as basic electrical knowledge

A Williams Engineering Ltd
Mechanical Fitter / (1989 – 2000)

  • Coordinated, managed, and ensured the highest quality fabrication, installing, and commissioning of mechanical handling equipment
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