Location (Residence): Helensburgh, United Kingdom Citizenship:United Kingdom
English United Kingdom Other:
Education & Experience:
Work Authorization & Relocation:
Vocational in mechanical engineering Years of Experience:
Authorized to work in: European Union, UK (in particular) Present Location: United Kingdom, Glasgow Relocation: Anywhere (International)
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1. Summary (Cover Letter) - CV/Resume Part 1 [Mandatory]
A practical, realistic and matter of fact Marine/Mechanical Engineer. Decisive and quick to implement decisions with a proven ability to co-ordinate maintenance, diagnose defects and take care of routine details. Possess recognised expertise in a range of mechanical engineering fields e.g. HP Air Systems, Hydraulics and can work as part of a team or on own initiative.
2. Work Experience - CV/Resume Part 2 [Mandatory]
Leave the Royal Navy April 2009
Department Manager, HMS Sceptre 2004 – 2009
• Responsible for overseeing a section which includes 12 personnel however ultimately responsible for the safety of the ships company. Deploy and follow maintenance schedules as set by the MOD for the upkeep of the submarines escape systems, submarines fire fighting equipment (portable and fixed), submarines diving equipment and all domestic systems on board. Watch keeping ensuring ship parameters are maintained. Provide induction sessions for new Navy personnel. Provide teaching for existing and new fire fighting techniques.
HMS Splendid 2003 – 2004
• Joined HMS Splendid as a Main Machinery Senior Rate which involved overseeing 4 staff. Tasks involved watch keeping on all high and low pressure steam systems, main engines, turbo generators, HPA compressors, refrigeration plants and various other rotating pumps. Qualified to watch keep on a shut down nuclear reactor.
Lagging Section Faslane Naval Base 2000 – 2003
• Joined the Lagging Section as a Shift Leader which involved overseeing 16 personnel, which consisted of 12 civilian and 4 naval staff. Tasks include maintaining all lagging requirements on submarines primary and secondary systems METLAG and all surface vessels requirements. Other tasks involved ordering lagging equipment and general day to day running of the lagging workshop.
Petty Officers Qualifying Course 1999 – 2000
• POQC consisted of becoming a Specialist Craftsman which involved being trained on a lathe
(12 weeks) basic welding and burning, basic coppersmith and Submarine Diesel Specialist
HMS Victorious 1996 - 1999
• Joined as part of the Primary Section Leading Hand which involved helping the section Chief complete all the maintenance associated with the reactor and reactor systems. At sea duties included watch keeping on air purification equipment, cooling water systems and hydraulic power plants. Left Victorious after passing a professional exam to become a Petty Officer.
Early Career 1985 - 1996
3. Education & Training - CV/Resume Part 3 [Mandatory]
NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering
City & Guilds Mechanical Engineering
City & Guilds Internal Combustion Engines (diesel)
Basic Offshore Induction & Emergency Training
Off Shore Medical Certificate
Diving Equipment – SABA
Professionally Recognised Certificates:-
Lifting Equipment (Navy)
Lifting Equipment Examiner (Navy)
H & S, COSHH and Risk Assessment aware
Drug and Alcohol awareness
4. Computer Skills - CV/Resume Part 4 [Mandatory]
ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence - recognised IT qualification)
5. Other Skills - CV/Resume Part 5 [Optional]
Hydraulics, HP and LP Air Systems
Rotating Machinery - Turbines, Pumps, and Generators.
Ballast Control (submarines)
Category C watch keeper on Nuclear Power Plants
Nuclear Accident Monitor
Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
Lifting Equipment Examiner (LOLER)
Slinging Specialist (LOLER)
• Hydraulics, HP and LP Air Systems
• Rotating Machinery - Turbines, Pumps, and Generators.
• Ballast Control (submarines)
• Category C watch keeper on Nuclear Power Plants
• Nuclear Accident Monitor
• Mobile Elevating Work Platforms
• Lifting Equipment Examiner (LOLER)
• Slinging Specialist (LOLER)
• Maintenance Diagnostics
• SABA Diving Equipment Maintainer
• Advanced Fire Fighting - Lecturer and Maintainer
• Life saving/support equipment maintenance(submarine specialist)
6. Additional Information - CV/Resume Part 6 [Optional]
• Ability to manage, train, mentor and assess personnel.
• Deploy and follow maintenance schedules.
• Extremely motivated, resourceful and dependable with a high level of commitment and energy.
• Highly motivated with the ability to lead and motivate others.
• Proficient use of IT, including Microsoft Office software.
• Ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels.