Wide skill set including:
Mechanical & Maintenance Fitting
Pipefitting, valve, tube and pipe installation / flange management
Oil & Gas
Menard Bachy - Wheatstone LNG Project
October 2013 - April 2014
Maintenance of piling equipment, cranes and mobile plant. General fitting duties. Plasma cutting of driven piles and casings.
UGL Resources - Caltex Lytton Oil Refinery
August 2013 - October 2013
Maintenance shutdown of the Alkylation and CDU plants at the Brisbane refinery. Removal and refitting of heat exchangers, valves, piping etc. for vessel inspections, hydrotesting of completed installations.
Blacktip Gas Plant
July 2013 - August 2013
Maintenance shutdown at the Blacktip Onshore Gas Plant, Wadeye NT. Removal and refitting of heat exchangers, valves, piping etc. for vessel inspections.
Mobile Electrics - Inpex LNG Accommodation Village Construction
April 2013 - June 2013
Installation and commissioning of the HVAC systems and ducting to the major buildings & facilities of the Inpex LNG Project Accommodation Village in Darwin.
Downer Engineering - ERA Brine Concentrator Project
November 2012 - April 2013
FIFO Construction of the Ranger Uranium Mine brine concentrator at Jabiru, NT. Includes installation, levelling & alignment of modules, pumps, generators and structural steel. Static plant, pipe, flange & valve installation, telehandler operation.
Pearl Marine Engineering - Workpac
July 2012 - November 2012
Casual role maintaining Paspaley Pearls and customer fleet ships including valve & gearbox overhauls, installation/removal/repair of engines, prop shafts, rudders and other componentry.
Mechanical Construction Supervisor, Weddell Power Station
United Group Infrastructure
January 2012 - June 2012
Mechanical Supervision for the installation and commissioning of a GE LM6000 turbine and all ancillary units at the PWC owned Weddell Power Station in Darwin overseeing a team of fitters, riggers and T/A's. Role includes supervision of sub-contractors, purchasing, equipment hire, logistics and planning of day to day and longer term activities on site, liaising with GE representatives, preparation of SWMS, delivery of pre-start and toolbox talks.
Devil Creek Development Project
John Holland Construction
June 2010 - October 2011
FIFO Construction of the Devil Creek LNG plant for Apache Energy. Initially employed as a Leading Hand Mechanical Fitter, tasks included mechanical installation, levelling and alignment of static plant including solar turbines, gas and air compressors and pumps, shaft alignments, pipe & tube fitting and flange management etc. Hydro-testing of piping. Commissioning of the plant prior to start-up
Internal transfer to QA Department as Primary control of the flange management system across the DCDP project and overseeing all mechanical inspections.
United Group Resources
March 2010 - June 2010
FIFO fixed plant and shutdown maintenance at the Rio Tinto Alcan Gove Alumina refinery. Commissioning of both new plant and following shutdowns.
Mine Maintenance and Construction
October 2009 - February 2010
Employed to re-commission the Union Reefs mine site for Crocodile Gold, and maintenance works at MacArthur River and Ranger mine sites.
June - Sept Rig Installations
BOC Gases Helium Plant
Employed as a pipe fitter constructing the BOC Gases Helium Plant at Wickham Point, Darwin. Duties include fabrication and installation of pipes from ½" to 12" carbon and stainless steel, flange management and commissioning of the plant..
November 2008 - June 2009
Employed as a pipe fitter constructing a 250mm gas pipeline for Power - Water Corporation and 600mm helium pipeline for BOC Gases at the Conoco Phillips Darwin LNG Plant.
Oct. - Nov. Ranger Uranium Mine - McFee's Engineering
Construction and commissioning of a new Laterite Ore crushing, grinding and processing plant and pipe fitting of screwed piping.
Aug. - Sept. Karratha Gas Plant - Pressure Dynamics
FIFO maintenance shutdown at Woodside Petroleum's Jetty 1 involving hydraulic control valve replacement, power unit replacement, replace s/steel tubing, accumulator packs & backup bottles. Commissioning of hydraulic control systems
May - June Karratha Gas Plant - Pressure Dynamics
Pilbara Manganese - Mining Employment Services
Up to April 2008
FIFO maintenance boilermaking at the Woodie Woodie mine site.
From March 2008
Laverton - AMMS
FIFO maintenance shutdown working on conveyors and ball mills.
Tyco Motion & Control - Stafftek
Tube fitting of ½" stainless steel pneumatic control lines on the Ocean Patriot oil rig during a major valve and pipe refit of the ballast control system. Commissioning of the ballast control system following completion.
Fixed Plant Fitter
Onesteel - Skilled Engineering
Fixed Plant maintenance at the Onesteel Pellet Plant located in Whyalla, SA.
March 2007 - May 2007
Installation and commissioning of new fuel tanks, pumps valving and associated s/steel interconnect piping for the backup generators at the ANZ Bank Nottinghill data centre.
July - Dec. Marand Engineering - T & J Labour Hire
Hawker de Havilland Aerospace
Assembly, installation and commissioning of the Boeing 787 carbon fibre robotic machining centre for Hawker de Havilland Aerospace. Assembly of robotic grippers & pneumatic fit out of body side welding jigs for Ford 'Orion' project.
Oct - Dec. Qenos Oil Refinery - Transfield Services
now Downer Eng
Huntsman Chemical Company
2005 Scal 1 Conversion Project. Refinery shutdown & installation of new plant, valves & piping to enable feedstock use from the cleaner fuels refinery upgrade at Mobil.
Installation, alignment and commissioning of pumps, valves and other equipment.
May - Aug. Huntsman Chemical Company of Australia - Stork ICM (now Downer Eng.)
2003 Planning of fabrication and welding jobs for maintenance, shutdown and project works in the Altona refinery.
Member of the project management team and Fitter
Air International / Prestige Trojan
February 2001 - October 2002
for Air International's new Campbellfield JIT automotive seating, HVAC and steering column assembly plant located on site at Ford. Duties included:
Plant, building services, process and equipment design.
Sourcing and installation of plant and equipment.
Supervision of contractors on site.
Commissioning of the new seat manufacturing facility.
Development and fabrication of prototype automotive seating components.
Supervise build phase of Ford 'Barra' (BA Falcon) Confirmation Prototype seating program.
Australia Post - Kilpatrick Green
November 1998 - February 1999
for the mechanical and electrical installation and commissioning of Lockheed Martin Tray Management System and 1.4 kilometres of floor and ceiling mounted conveyors at the new Dandenong Mail Centre.
Feb. 1989 - Independent Cement and Lime. Internal transfer to Melbourne Cement Facilities upon the company's formation in May 1992.
Dec. 1994 Employed as Maintenance Supervisor of workshop team including Fitters, Welders, Boilermakers and T/A's.
Responsible for maintenance of all plant and equipment including vehicles, bagging plant, ship unloading and cement pumping equipment, pipelines, valves, buildings, compressors etc.
Responsible for design and implementation of maintenance programs with the emphasis on preventative maintenance.
Responsible for majority of company purchasing and negotiating of supply contracts.
Project management and plant upgrades.
Assist in the implementation of AS3902.
Inpex LNG Accommodation Village
Installation of airconditioning and ducting to the central facilities buildings
Wheatstone LNG Project
Maintenance of mobile plant and general maintenance, plasma cutting of driven piles
Qualifications & Certifications
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