PROFILE

Senior Electrical Lay Technician and Operator

COMPETENCIES

  • I am an adaptable and experienced professional with a clear, logical mind with a practical approach to problem solving and a drive to see things through to completion
  • Track record of work with various Offshore Companies (McDermott, Emas, Fugro, SubSea7)
  • Vast knowledge of electrical systems
  • Experience with Pipe Lay systems, Flex Lay systems, NOV cranes, S-Lay and J-Lay systems
  • Nationality: Irish

EDUCATION

  • Templeogue College C.S.Sp, Dublin Ireland 1996 - 2002

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • IRATA level 1 rope access training
  • PAT testing certificate
  • IPAF 3A and 3B certificate
  • ISSOW level 1 and 2
  • Talisman risk assessment training
  • H2S gas training course by maersk
  • Compex Ex01, 02, 03, 04 certified
  • U.K.O.O.A. approved medical
  • O.P.I.T.O. approved M.I.S.T., F.O.E.T. and B.O.S.I.E.T. courses
  • Level 1 thermal imaging
  • PASMA mobile tower erection and use training
  • F.E.T.A.C. level 4 security training
  • Husiman advanced operators training for s-lay system
  • Miller by Sperian approved I.S.R.T. Advanced Climbing certificate
  • Norwegian medical
  • Norwegian escape shute training
  • FAS (Irish Training Authority) Safe Pass course

Career History

McDermott International Inc
Senior Lay Technician and Operator / 2017 - present

  • Working onboard pipe lay vessel LV-108
  • Experience with Remacut flex lay systems and scada control system
  • Trouble shooting with various low voltage sensors such as encoder, lvdts, transducers, etc...
  • Maintenance on all deck machinery and NOV cranes from 40-400mt capacity
  • Experience working on drive systems
  • Experience with switching equipment such as contactors, relays, high voltage breakers
  • Panel devices such as cooling, transformers and heating
  • Range equipment such as amplifiers. Some knowledge in plc’s

Emas Global Offshore Marine Construction
Assistant Electrical Supervisor and Operator / 2015- 2016

  • Supervision of deck operations and associated maintenance crew
  • Liaising with clients on various projects
  • Ensuring works carried out to a high standard, safely and in a timely fashion
  • Assisting with sub-contractors and the location and operation of temporary equipment
  • Keeping up to date with maintenance schedules on lay equipment and cranes
  • Training for new crew
  • Keeping up to date records of maintenance, breakdowns, various parts and tool orders
  • Located at Gulf of Mexico, Singapore, Australia, South Africa
  • Operation of flex lay Huisman systems and scada control system onboard of Ceona Amazon
  • Trouble shooting various low voltage faults, sensors such as encoder, lvdts, transducers
  • Maintenance on all lay machinery
  • Working on drive systems, switching equipment such as contactors, relays, high voltage breakers, VFDs
  • Working on panel devices such as cooling, transformers, and heating
  • Experience with a range of equipment such as amplifiers, repeaters, plc’s

SubSea 7
Lay Senior Electrician / 2010 - 2015

  • Working onboard heavy lift and pipe lay vessel 7 borealis
  • Experience with both s-lay and j-lay huisman systems and scada control system
  • Trouble shooting with various low voltage sensors such as encoder, LVDTs, transducers, etc...
  • Maintenance on all deck machinery and Huisman cranes from 40-5000mt capacity
  • Experience working on drive systems
  • Experience with switching equipment such as contactors, relays, high voltage breakers
  • Panel devices such as cooling, transformers and heating
  • Range equipment such as amplifiers. Some knowledge in plc’s
  • Projects completed to date are Clov project in Angola for Total, GES project in Nigeria for BP and Pemex Pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. These projects had both pipeline and heavy lifts

Global Resources
Rig Electrician / 2011 - 2012

Ensco 5006 Semi Sub (3-month long trips while drilling in Israel as a Senior Electrician)

  • Duties including general PMS on various machinery, isolations, regular SCR repairs, lighting repairs, air con repairs, ex equipment repairs

Jack Up Maersk Resilient (3 weeks in the North Sea)

  • Abandoning a well for Conoco Philips to install new cables for new machinery and relocated machinery. Carried out motor repairs

Ensco 5001/Pride South Pacific (5 weeks in Congo)

  • Replacing derrick lighting and install new lights and helifuel system for new helideck

Jack Up Energy Enhancer (2 weeks on tow to Norwich)

  • Carrying out compex inspections and repairs on all Ex equipment for Northern Offshore

Ninian South (2 weeks in April 2014)

  • Assisting with connecting up new koomey unit installed as part of new drilling package for kca deutag

Sodexo Remote Sites
DEM Engineer / 2011

  • Carrying out maintenance to all galley, laundry and accommodation equipment
  • Lighting maintenance and repairs throughout accommodation on platforms Fulmar, Clyde and Auk

Fugro Seacore
Electrician and Assistant driller / 2010

  • Carrying out electrical installations and maintenance to offshore drilling rigs
  • Working with webtec systems
  • Large motors and control panels Working on generators
  • Assisting driller during drilling operations
  • Normally a 4 week rotation offshore but sometimes required to stay on longer
  • During my time off I was sometimes called to the yard in Falmouth to fit out newly built drilling rigs

Self Employed
Electrician / 2009 - 2010

  • Carrying out electrical installations and maintenance to domestic and residential
  • Premises 230volts 50 Hz single phase supply mainly

Ryetech Electrical
Electrician / 2003 - 2009

  • Carrying out electrical installations and maintenance to domestic, residential and industrial premises
  • Use of large 3phase copper and aluminium cables such as swa (steel wire armour) and in some cases micc (mineral insulated copper conductor)
  • Temporary connection to diesel generators ranging up to 1400kVa
  • Erection and maintenance of various sized tower cranes
  • Various sized switchgear ranging from 6amp mcbs (miniature circuit breakers) to large
  • 1250amp air circuit breakers
  • Installation and maintenance of various sized motors used for conveyer belts, rotary tools, lifts
  • Electrical connection of large water pumps, rainwater-harvesting systems, various types of motorized valves, float switches
  • Electrical connection of gas boilers
  • Installation of gas detection systems and slam shut valves
  • Installation of low voltage power transformers
  • Installation of various types of control panels such as distribution panels and mcc panels (motor control console)
  • Electrical connection of various types of heat recovery and ventilation systems
  • Temporary power supply and light to the construction site
  • Connection and maintenance to a wide range of fixed equipment such as large tools, cooking equipment in canteens
  • Experience working in zone 1 and 2 conditions
  • Experience in the use of PLCs and wiring schematics
  • Manual and automatic change over systems with both electrical and mechanical interlocking systems in place
  • Experience working with extra low voltage cables such as cat v and coaxial
  • Installation of lightning protection systems
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