Michael Bland Electrical
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Experience: 10 years
I am currently working for Kentz on the Sakhalin 2 Development project as an E&I Ex & QA/QC Inspector and l am interested in any jobs you have overseas.
Over the past ten years I have gained experience in many aspects of the trade; working on Offshore, Petro-Chem, Pharmaceutical, Polymer and Oil and Gas related Installations. In this time I have worked as an Elec Tech, Chargehand, QA/QC Inspector and an E&I Ex Inspector. I am capable of extracting data and drawings, including P&IDs, PEFS, single line diagrams and locator drawings, using various programmes including Thule, Info Works and DG Locator, to create job-packs that are used to submit ISSOWs and then for use in the field by myself or work party. I have previous experience in taking out ISSOWs and giving toolbox talks prior to works commencing. I am a competent Isolating Authority familiar with the lock out tag out system. I have experience of preparing and executing, when authorized by the AA, an isolation plan and am capable of carrying out DFTs and EPIs when necessary. I have plenty of experience when it comes to the installation of cable carrying systems and I am experienced in installing Ex equipment to IEC standards on gas plants, offshore rigs and FPSOs. I also have plenty of experience doing Ex and QA/QC Inspections in these environments as well and have signed off or created punch lists where relevant. I have supervised squads of foreign nationals who have carried out Ex and QA/QC remedial works according to the punch lists and l have followed behind them to carry out re-inspections. I have undertaken pre-commissioning works, completed PCRs and where required I have used technical drawings for fault finding on equipment and systems.
IEE Wiring Regulations, 16th Edition, Awarded Aug 2000
NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds, Awarded Aug 2002
2391 Inspection & Testing Level 3, Written Exam, Awarded Aug 2005
OPITO Approved (UK), Basic Offshore Safety Survival, Awarded Feb 2007
OLF Approved (Norwegian), Basic Offshore Safety Survival, Awarded Feb 2007
CompEx Certificate, EX01, EX02, EX03, EX04, Awarded May 2007
Electricity at Work Regulations, Awarded Nov 2007
l is an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who strives to achieve a very high standard whatever is undertaken. l am a good team member with strong interpersonal skills, who possesses the ability to work my on own initiative. Excellent communication skills and attention to detail are my personal strengths. I always work hard in order to achieve desired results. I offer my full commitment to any worksite.
Oil Treating & Refining
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Surge Vessel - Compressor Type
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