An experienced and competent time served Mechanical Technician, capable of operating and maintaining a varied array of equipment to a high standard


  • Extensive knowledge and hands on ability with diesel, petrol and electrical generators
  • All cable lay operations and maintenance of Carousel, Level winder, Tensioner
  • Tower Technician and Shift Supervisor
  • ROV repair / maintenance, mobilisation
  • Qualified to install, operate and maintain offshore installation equipment within the offshore Wind Energy Industry relative to cable lay operations
  • Capable of operating and maintaining Knuckle boom Cranes
  • Capable of maintaining and operating a wide range of cranes, forklifts and engines:
    • FORKLIFT TRUCKS (e.g. Fiat / Toyota / TCM / Hyster / Clarks / Jungheinrich GB Ltd / Crown / Numerous others)
    • CRANES (e.g. Coles / Access Platforms / Genie / GLG / Haulet / Numerous others)
    • ENGINES (e.g. Eveco / Perkins / Cummons / Ford / Generators / Numerous others)
    • SHIPS ENGINES (e.g. Docksford / Sulzer / Steering Gear / Numerous others)


  • City and Guilds Basic Engineering Cert I, II and III
  • 10 Day basic welding course
  • Jungheinrich In house training (Electrical and Maintenance)
  • Fiat In house Control systems for Forklift Truck Training
  • Forklift Truck and Reach truck driving licence holder
  • Operator and Demonstrator Mobile elevated working platform licence
  • Safety passport & H2S OPITO training course
  • Confined space course
  • Personnel basket and swing rope transfer course
  • Permit to work performing authority course
  • Rope access 2-day tower course
  • Stage 1&2 Hyds NFPC National Fluid Power Centre

Career History

McDermott and Saipem UK
Senior Mechanical / Hydraulic Lay Technician / from 2012 to present

  • All duties include operating and maintain Tensioner and Parkburn Carousel, and included deck duties as maintain tuggers and generator
  • Mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and operation of VLS, A&R, RPLS, HOC, TLS, RDS, 440ton 4 track tensioner, etc…
  • Rigid pipe, umbilical, flexi pipe lay, deployment in depths of up to 3000m
  • Supervising all cable lay operations and operating and maintaining carousel and tensioner on the explorer AMT
  • Operating and maintaining Hydraulic winches operating moon pool doors and other operations for tower

Various companies (e.g. Saipem UK, Offshore Marine Management (OMM), Global marine) Senior Tech / From 2009 to 2012

  • Operating and maintaining two Cummings engines for the water jets and four and six and eight pair tensioners onboard the Nostag for NSW
  • Operating and maintaining the carousel and tensioner on the Explorer
  • Submarine Cable installation Windfarms
  • Operating and maintaining the cable laying equipment, carousel, hydraulic power pack, and Caterpillar cable engine on-board the Cable lay vessel for installation of power cables between windmills 13km offshore
  • Operating and maintaining the carrousel on the North Ocean 102
  • Working on the PL3 and BPL3 Sub-sea trenching ploughs, duties involved commissioning and maintenance of Sub-sea equipment

Global Resourcing
Mechanical Fitter / 2007 - 2008

  • Working on Alpha and Beta Oil Rigs fitting hydraulic motors, pumps and gearboxes
  • Working on bow thrusters alongside Rolls Royce employees on various rigs
  • Installing hydraulic motors, pumps and gearboxes on cable carousel units
  • Working with winches, valves and hydraulics on Caledonian rig in Bergen – Norway. Foreman, replacing motor duct fans on Transocean leader oil rig and in charge of 13 men
  • Maintenance of heavy forklifts throughout England and Scotland
  • LOLER inspections on man-up equipment and the repair of hydraulic pumps, motors and jacks

Various companies (e.g. FLT Direct, A & P Tyne Ltd…)
Forklift Field Service Engineer / from 2002 to 2005

  • Managing the In-house maintenance workshop for Forklift trucks.
  • Ships main engines and ancillaries, generators, pumps, compressors deck winches and cranes
  • Forklift Truck Field Service Engineer; Apprenticeship leading to Forklift Truck Engineer

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