PROFILE

Excellent team building and leadership qualities. Having worked within my chosen profession for over 25 years I have been an integral part of countless large scale successful projects - the most recent being a 2 year $650 million Turnkey Power upgrade on behalf of Qatar Petroleum State Oil Company. My involvement was a key part of establishing the company headquarters in Qatar.

COMPETENCIES

  • OPITO Danish - UK Offshore Medical Certificate
  • L.O.L.E.R • GWO – full 7 day course • Banking and Slinging
  • Scottish Vocational Qualification
  • Confined Spaces Safety Awareness – Working at Height
  • Safety Harness Inspection and Rescue Procedure
  • OPITO Approved Stage 3 Rigging Certificate
  • OPITO Approved Offshore Emergency Trainning
  • a seasoned and versatile Construction Professional with a track record of creating and implementing procedures

Career History

Present
Race Bank Offshore Wind farm

  • Offshore Deck Foreman for Deepocean on behalf of their client Dong Energy
  • Trenching operations of 33kv inter array cables on Race Bank Phase ll offshore Wind Farm UK
  • Responsible for all lifting plans, rigging and crane operations during Vessel Mobilization. Responsible for the launch and recovery subsea off Deepoceans T-2, 48 Ton dual mode tracked trencher vehicle equipped with 2m chain cutting, 3m jetting for simultaneous lay and burial in multiple soil conditions, also used was Deepoceans 2.1 megawatt UT-1 Trencher. For this workscope Deepocean used its multi-role subsea construction vessel MV Volantis,

Walney Offshore Wind farm

  • Offshore Deck Foreman for Deepocean on behalf of their client Dong Energy
  • Pull-in operations to substations of three 220kv HVAC - High Voltage AC subsea export cables
  • Responsible for the recovery of the export cables subsea to vessels deck using 150 ton vessel crane and 20 ton A&R winch pulled threw ready assembled Tekmar-{CPS} cable protection system with attached latching head and rigging arrangement.
  • Responsible for all lift plans, crane and deck operations, rigging teams, safe deployment of export cable complete with cable protection system prior to pulling-in operations to OHVS- offshore high voltage substation

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm

  • Offshore Vessel Deck Foreman for Deepocean on behalf of their client Dong Energy
  • Responsible for all lifting, rigging and deck operations, coordinating successful pull-in operations of inter-array cables using CPS { cable protection systems] and Quadrant cable deployment system
  • Responsible for all pull-in operations to OHVS, coordination between Tower Teams, LCE, Quadrant, bridge control and cable tank teams
  • Safe loading operations of inter-array cables onto vessel

Bligh Bank Offshore Wind farm

  • Offshore Deck Foreman for Deepocean on behalf of their client Nobelwind
  • Installation and pull-in operations of 53, 33kv inter array cables on Bligh Bank Phase ll offshore Wind Farm Belgium
  • Responsible for all lifting, rigging and deck operations, coordinating successful pull-in operations of inter-array cables using CPS { cable protection systems] and Quadrant cable deployment system
  • Responsible for all pull-in operations on deck to Towers, OHVS, {High Voltage Substations] coordination between Tower Teams, LCE, Quadrant, bridge control and cable tank teams
  • Safe loading operations of 53 inter-array cables onto vessel from Prysmian Cable Factory in Norway

Sept 2015 to October 2015 - Beach Cable Supervisor - largest current tidal energy project.

  • Project located in The Pentland Firth Scotland
  • This project is experimental in its approach to UK green energy obligations. My responsibilities were to safely run 24 hour operations installing 4x33kv export cables on to the beach in a very high tidal area. I supervised the preparation of the beach landing area and grading of the culvert to accommodate the MBR (Minimum bend radius). I coordinated with the offshore cable installation Vessel (Siem Daya 1 DP3) operational in the Pentland Firth to ensure the correct one time positioning of the main cable pulling winch for all 4 export cables. I was responsible for all rigging plans, creation of the rigging register and on site supervision of all installation teams. My involvement resulted in all 4 cables being successfully landed and signed off to the client.

May 2013 to August 2015 - Assistant Cable Installation Manager and Client Representative - 2 year $650 million Turnkey Power upgrade on behalf of Qatar Petroleum State Oil Company.

March 2013 to May 2013 - Offshore Deck Forman on board the Maersk Responder installing Scour Protection System for Maske Site Services on behalf of EDF Energy Tees Offshore Wind Farm.

  • I was based in the Middleborough Office and wrote the procedures for the installation of the scour protection which consisted of 4000 x 8 ton rock filled mesh bags around the base of the turbines. I was instrumental in both the planning and execution. I moved offshore to manage two teams of riggers covering 24 hour operations for the full installation schedule. MSS employed the 7000te DP2 vessel mearsk responder; a specialist subsea construction vessel, the use of this vessel resulted in the Scour Protection Project team completing the project both safely, on budget and ahead of schedule

Oct 2012 to March 2013 - Offshore Deck Forman on board the MV Pioneer. Installing 3 x 33kv export Cables and burial with SMD 32 ton plough system for DeepOcean on behalf of FLUOR Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm (Renewable Energy)

  • Responsible for launch and recovery of deepoceans PCD-2 high performance 300KV water jetting cable plough for the installation of the 3 x 33kv export cables. Responsible for all rigging, lifting and deck operations, mobilization of equipment onto vessel and demobilization

January 2012 to March 2013 - Deck Supervisor on board the MVS Volantis for China National Offshore Oil Corporation on behalf of DeepOcean

  • Responsible for all lifting, rigging and deck operations, for this workscope CTC used the multi-role subsea construction vessel MV Volantis, the vessel is equipped with two work class ROV's and the world’s most powerful jet trencher ROV - the 2.1 megawatt UT-1 trencher
  • The work was a major trenching contract for COOEC on the LIWAN 3-1 project located 350 kilometers offshore Shenzhen - China. The work involved successfully trenching approximately 174 kilometers of 30" inch pipeline from the shallow water host installation in the LIWAN field development to water depths of 205 meters, also the deployment of subsea concrete mattress installation operations

February 2011 to January 2012 -Deck Supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client Bard Engineering GMBH

  • Responsible for all lifting and deck operations involving, successfully trenching, laying and installing 80 subsea inter-array power cables connecting 5 MW turbines on the 400MW development in water depths of 40 meters

June 2009 to January 2011 - Jeju-jendo HVDC link. Deck supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client LS Cable/KTS of South Korea

  • The work involved cable lay burial and installation, ploughing operations to Install two 105 kilometer HVDC bundles with fiber optic cable with shore end pull-in sections of 1.5km of Uraduct cable protection from Jendo mainland Korea to Jeju island in water depths of 160 meters
  • I had responsibility for the complete mobilization consisting of 2 deck tanks c/w loading arms and a fiber optic lay spread mobilized in Singapore followed by two successful load outs of 7000te (2 x 100km) of HVDC cable from LS Cables Donghae factory located in South Korea onto the DP-2 cable laying vessel MVS Maersk Responder, also complete demobilization and vessel reinstatement to pre charter condition.
  • Responsible for all lifting and deck operations during installation from start to completion of jeju-jendo HVDC link project

February 2008 - June 2009 - Deck supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client – Bluewhale Offshore Engineering

  • Wenchang field development offshore China which included power cable, umbilical and mattress installations. responsible for the mobilization of the vessel involving all deck and lifting operations including 200meter diving sat system and major structural engineering work on board the DP-2 vessel MV Maersk Recorder located in Singapore prior to vessel transit to Wenchang field offshore China.

March 2007 - February - 2008 - Deck supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client -Saipem

  • Shallow water ploughing operations in the Adriatic sea, Italy, in preparation for sub-sea burial of 30-inch diameter gas pipeline for the north Adriatic LNG terminal, a major gas import terminal positioned off the north coast of Italy
  • For this workscope CTC used the 200te advanced multi-pass plough ‘’AMP500’’ using heave compensated launch and recovery system to complete extensive pre-cut workscopes to specification
  • Responsible for subsea launch and recovery of 200te ‘AMP500’ pipeline plough, all rigging, lifting and deck operations

February 2006 – April - 2006 - Deck supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client-Shell UK Offshore

  • Subsea riser replacements on the Curlew Floating Production and offtake {FPSO} vessel operated by Shell UK located in the Central North Sea 210km east of Aberdeen
  • The scope of work for this project was the recovery of two flexible risers which pass over a sub-sea mid water arch and also included the installation of two replacement risers. The risers were approximately 300 meters in length and located in a water depth of 90 meters.
  • The Maersk 'R' class vessel MVS responder was mobilized with a flexible lay system for this project
  • Responsible for all rigging, lifting and deck operations, Mobilisation, Demobilisation of vessel
  • CTC was successful in assisting Shell UK in renewing their riser facilities on a very short turnaround

May 2005 - August 2005 - Deck supervisor on behalf of CTC Marine for their client-BP UK Offshore

  • Installation and trenching of 40 km of Seismic cable with Seismic Sensor Pods for BP { LOFTS} life of field seismic’ project over a 13 km 2 pilot area of the Clair field 75km west of the Shetland Islands. BP commissioned the cable systems for their 2 x LoFS applications from Geospace Engineering Resources International (GERI)
  • The seabed part of LoFS systems was entirely buried into the seabed using CTCs T-2 48te dual mode tracked trencher vehicle equipped with 2m chain cutting, 3m jetting for simultaneous lay and burial in multiple soil conditions and water depths
  • Responsible for recovery and deployment of trencher, all rigging, lifting, Mobilisation, Demobilisation of vessel spread

October 2005 - November 2005 - Deck supervisor on behalf of Global Marine Aberdeen for their client-ISS {Integrated subsea services} Aberdeen, MOD - Ministry Of Defence

  • Recovery of a crashed RAF tornado fighter jet 10 miles south east of RAF Leuchars base in fife Scotland
  • ISS Mobilized the multi role diving support vessel MV Bibby Sapphire for a recovery operation
  • Responsible for all rigging, lifting, deck operations, mobilization, demobilizing of vessel

July 2004 -August 2005 - Deck supervisor on behalf of Team Recruitment Aberdeen for their client Saipem

  • Subsea Deployment of 50te concrete pipe supports, concrete mattress installation at subsea gas pipeline crossings in the Persian gulf UAE
  • Mobilization of concrete mattresses, concrete pipe supports was the port of Mesaieed UAE, Responsible for subsea deployment, rigging, deck operations

June 2002 - May 2004 - L.O.L.E.R. Coordinator on behalf of Wood Group Engineering Aberdeen for their client Talisman Energy Flotta Oil Terminal

  • Responsible for planning, organizing, supervising all lifting operations on site, examination / inspection / recording, reports and defects of all lifting equipment to insure safe and successful lifting operations
  • Produce and review lifting plans/method statements, ensuring risk assessments are carried out for all lifting activities, participation in tool box talks, audits, and performance through HSS&E

1992 - 2002 - working for various oil and gas companies on numerous installations in the North Sea,

  • Platform hook-up, maintenance, commissioning, and major platform field developments
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