Peart - Mechanical Fitter - Australia

Kevin Peart



Mechanical Fitter


Wide skill set including:
Mechanical & Maintenance Fitting
Pipefitting, valve, tube and pipe installation / flange management
Tube Fitting
Oil & Gas

Work History

Mechanical Fitter

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

Pipe Fitter

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..

Monadelphous Engineering

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

Pressure Dynamics

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


Woodside LNG

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.

Crescent Gold

From March 2008

Laverton - AMMS
FIFO maintenance shutdown working on conveyors and ball mills.

Tube Fitter

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.

Downer Engineering

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.

Site Supervisor

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

Avondale College

Avondale College

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