May 2011- to date Employed with SGS-Angola-currently offshore on rotation working on Exxon Mobil FPSO integrity survey, inspecting pressure vessels. Utilising automated ultrasonics using the Silverwing and Mistras Technology systems of data collection and analysis.
February 2002- 2011 Employed with Teknica Oil Services at Zeuitina Oil Terminal in Libya operational duties as Senior N.D.T. Technician undertaking general N.D.T. work, on pressure vessels, piping and new fabrication welds, at the Companys Terminal Tank Farm & L.N.G. Plant. Methods employed include U.T, M.P.I, D.P.I. & Visual examination of structural steelwork. Employment ended Mach 2011 due to Libyan uprising. April 2001 February 2002 Employed with WMS at Corus Tubes pipe mill Hartlepool as general NDT technician working to various specifications, e.g. API5L on pipe seam welds testing of new welds, repair of weldments and undertaking surveys for hydrogen induced cracking.
January 2000 April 2001 Employed as NDT Technician with OIS plc involved in the ultrasonic inspection of class one pipe work at British Energy AGR and PWR stations duties also included work on petrochemical refineries undertaking erosion and corrosion surveys and general MPI and DPI
January 1999 December 1999 Mapel Yusof Brunei Offshore Employed as multi-disciplined inspector working for Brunei Shell Petroleum on fixed Installations offshore. Main area of work was ultrasonic and visual erosion and corrosion survey of flow lines and structural integrity surveys.
October 1997 January 1999 Employed in pipe lay barge in the North Sea utilising automated ultrasonics on 42 diameter pipe butt welds (CRC & Phoenix Gold), in addition to structural UT AND MPI.
1995-1997 NDT ES Norway Employed as supervisor on project inspecting super duplex tubing for the Offshore Industry by Automated Ultrasonics, at the Allcatel Plant Halden Norway.
2011 -Training course for Sonatest Veo Corrosion Wheel probe-Phased Array, Milton Keynes UK
2010-Training course for PCN Level 3 Middlesbrough
Courses 1998 Training Course Alberta, Canada - Three week training course on AUT using Infocus system of data collection and evaluation leading to company certification.
1996 Training Course Barnwood, Gloucester - Course run by Nuclear Electric on automated ultrasonic data interpretation methods using digital ultrasonic NDT data (the GUIDE software)
PCN 3 Ultrasonic Welds PCN 2 Ultrasonic* 3.1, 3.2, 3.9 Welds A092S3327587 PCN 2 Magnetic Particle General ghv E095S5420950 PCN 2 Dye Penetrant General ghv E095S552095
MIPS 2 Micropulse Inspection & Processing System Nuclear Electric Automated Ultrasonic Data Collection System AUT 2 Automated Ultrasonics-Company Certification recommended practice SNT-TC-1A Mathematics 4 Open University Certificate
Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Autosketch Minitab and PASW statistics. Graduate member of the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing. Member of the International Association of Quality Practitioners Holder of a full clean driving license. Holder of Level Four Certificate in Mathematics from the Open University Currently studying for Foundation Degree in NDT-expected completion date 2012.