CV Ballast Control Engineer / BCO / BALLAST CONTROL OPERATOR
Ballast Control Engineer / BCO / BALLAST CONTROL OPERATOR
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Location (Residence): Leeds, United Kingdom Citizenship:United Kingdom
English United Kingdom Other:
Education & Experience:
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Bachelors in Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering Years of Experience:
Authorized to work in: European Union, UK (in particular) Present Location: UK, Leeds Relocation: Anywhere (International)
Control Room Operator
1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
I believe I possess the skills, qualities & experience to make an excellent contribution in the marine operations or engineering fields.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
Aug 2008 - Feb 2009 Ballast Control Operator on Jack Bates, off NW Australia & SE Asia.
Ballasted down / De-ballasted rig to / from Survival or Transit Drafts for Tow from Australia to Johor, Malaysia shipyard. Then on station off Banda Aceh, Indonesia.
Jan 2008 - Aug 2008 BCO on Aban Pearl. Ballasted down / De-ballasted rig to / from Survival or Transit Drafts for Tow from Accra, Ghana, to Singapore shipyard. Left rig at Durban, S.Africa.
Sept 2007 - Dec 2007 BCO - Relief BCO on GSF Grand Banks, offshore Newfoundland, Canada. Normal duties, as below.
June 2007 - July 2007 BCO - Relief BCO on Kan Tan IV, offshore Trinidad. Normal duties, as below.
Feb 2007 - April 2007 BCO (UKCS)- Relief BCO on GSF Arctic II: normal duties, as below.
Oct 2006 - Jan 2007 BCO (Invergordon, Scotland - to- Pasagoula Shipyard, MS USA on 'Frontier Driller'. Made ready vessel for sea ('Dead Ship'). Produced rig Stability Program for Frontier Drilling / inspection by DnV, prior to departure for transatlantic tow. Then supervised the tow of rig (from Tugboat) & boarded rig mid-voyage for inspection & ballast water changeout.
Dec 2005 – May 2006 BCO (Invergordon Shipyard / offshore on “Ocean Guardian”, UKCS)
Ballasted down / De-ballasted rig to / from Operational / Transit Drafts for Drilling or Tow phases. Normal BCO tasks, as below. Permit Controller / Auditer.
July 2005 - Oct 2005 BCO (offshore on 'Aleutian Key', W.Africa). Tow from Gabon to Equatorial Guinea with GSF, through C-Mar America Inc.
Ballasted down / De-ballasted rig to / from Operational or Transit Drafts for Drilling or Tow phases. Normal BCO tasks, as below.
July 2004 - July 2005 Computer Technician at St.Lukes & The Royal Infirmary , IT Department, Bradford.
Nov’03- Jan‘04 BCO offshore on 'Scarabeo 6' in Egypt with Saipem.
Supervised Tow operation from Brest, France, to Alexandria, Egypt. Ballasted down / De-ballasted rig to / from Operational or Transit Drafts for Drilling or Tow phases. Maintained floating exploration vessel at level trim & list, according to operational drilling conditions. Updated logs of condition, activity & operations. Compiled daily Stability & Morning Reports.
July '95 - March ‘03 BCO (offshore on 'Ocean Liberator' in W.Africa & “Glomar Arctic IV”, “Borgsten Dolphin” & “Transocean Discoverer” in the N.Sea, & “Borgny Dolphin” in the Falkland Islands, 'Stena Dee', West of Shetland) through agencies in Aberdeen.
General BCO duties plus assisted running anchor winches during Rig moves & skids. Acted as Assistant Coxswain during weekly Lifeboat drills & briefed evacuees about Abandonment procedure. Administered Rig Safety 'S.T.O.P.' Card' System.
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
B.Eng. Degree in Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering.
Nautical Institute Stability & Damage Control Certificates 1-3 (BALLAST SIMULATOR)
Permit To Work
Falls & Falling Objects
Lockout / Tagout
Drug Abuse Awareness
Aug'88 - Oct'88 GRADUATE DRILLING ENGINEERING.
Drilling & Production Training Centre
(D.P.T.C.) - Aberdeen & Montrose, Scotland.
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
A+ Certified Computer Technician
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
Clean Driving licence.
Personal Computer literate (MS-Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Pagemaker). Internet proficient. Am able to build a PC from scratch & diagnose common problems with hardware / software on computers.
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]
Station-keeping was learned at University & by personal experience as a BCRO offshore on exploration rigs.
Also, I feel I possess the 'hands-on' approach to Naval Architecture or Offshore Engineering, having witnessed the interface between the practical & the theoretical sides of marine structures & floating systems in seaways (MODU's & Pipelay Vessels).