I am an experienced Offshore Tool Pusher (Day and Night) who transforms strategic plans into workable solutions that meet key operational targets. My professionalism and work ethic translate the ethos and goals of the organisation through practical and high-quality service. At all times, I promote a highly motivated hands-on “can do” approach alongside a focused commitment that effectively transitions a concept idea into a successful operational reality.
Demonstrated Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
Leadership / Workforce Management
Jack Up Rigs
Offshore Tool Pusher (Day and Night)
Optimisation and Scheduling
Regulatory Approvals and Audit processes
Pre and Post Commissioning
Assisting with rig moves, positioning the rig on location and preloading the rig
Working on production platforms removing and installing wellheads.
Drilling and Re-Completion Work
Hydraulic Fracturing Operations
Coil Tubing Operations
BOP Installations Preventative Maintenance Systems
Troubleshooting and Fault Finding
Read and Interpret Technical and Diagnostic Equipment
Highly effective communication skills with all levels of the workforce and external associates coupled with the capacity to assimilate to the relevant culture of the country
OHS and Risk Management
Analysis and forecasts for project management and client review
Establishing and Maintaining Effective Client Relationships
Licenses and Tickets
IWCF Surface Supervisor
Stability and Ballast Control for Modu’s
Able Seaman / Liberia Book
Advance Fire Fighting OGUK Medical Certificate
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
Enter Confined Space
Gas Test Atmospheres
Working at Height
Professional Career Experience
August 2019 to Current
Night Toolpusher - Jack Up Galar
February 2019 – May 2019 COSL Offshore Drilling
Day Tool Pusher – Jack Up Rig COSL BOSS
October 2018 – January 2019 Career Break / Period of Travel
October 2016 – September 2018 ENSCO Offshore Drilling
Night-Day Tool Pusher – Jack Up Rig107
September 2015 – 2016
Redundant due to downturn in industry.
March 2001- August 2015 ENSCO Offshore Drilling
Night-Day Tool Pusher - Jack Up Rigs 52, 56, 57, 107
Leadership and Workforce Supervision:
Responsible for the effective leadership of the team and provided guidance and ensured team members' skills and competencies were developed across a well-structured culture.
Managed rig budget through roll-up of all department budgets.
Maintain compliance with all regulations including minimum safe manning and all aspects of maritime law.
Adhere to all recordkeeping retention requirements of local and national agencies.
Motivated the team to deliver agreed reliability and utilization targets which supported the corporate plan.
Developed and reported to appropriate performance indicators to monitor and review operations.
Allocated personnel who were competent to do the job and developed a matrix to monitor and ensure the statutory license or certificate were valid.
Monitor site activities and coordinate site work.
Attended planning meetings and worked in partnership with the relevant department to ensure a dynamic project environment that met operational deadlines.
Ensured that all tasks and assignments were administrated effectively and that all the relevant supporting documentation was signed off by the authorised signatories.
Business and Rig Operations:
Coordinate daily rig operations.
Check and approve all critical calculations with respect to drilling and pressure test BOP’s and surface equipment.
Planned, coordinated and controlled the execution and safety implementation of contracts, in accordance with the relevant requirements.
Conducted regular drills to maintain accuracy in emergency procedures whilst using all resources to ensure the safety of the environment.
Prepared and submitted weekly and monthly activity reports and to the relevant stakeholders.
Conducted risk assessments and job safety analysis as required and ensured that all employees operated within strict company safety guidelines.
Chaired regular safety toolbox meetings to discuss operational safety.
Published safety reports and conducted incident and accident investigations wherever necessary.
Applied knowledge of SSoW, Risk Assessment, STOP and Permit to Work to maintain an incident-free workplace.
Maintained good practice and ensured that all tasks were carried out in a Health and Safety compliant manner and provided solutions in non-compliant matters.
Maintained a safe working environment and managed the safety and environmental performance of all personnel on site.
Achieved zero harm/nil LTI’s on all jobs and projects.
1993 – 2001 Reading & Bates Falcon Offshore Drilling
Driller - Jack-Up Rigs, Ron Tappmeyer, Harvey Ward
1990 – 1993 Diamond Offshore
Floor man - Semi Submersible Ocean Epoch
Education and Professional Development
2017 – Drilling Well Control Programme Surface BOP Stack Level 4 - 1030 Drilling School Asia Pacific
2013 - U.S. Coast Guard Approved Course
2013 - DuPont’s Enhanced STOP™ Implementation Workshop
Health: Physically fit and energetic, I am willing and able to complete a current Medical Certificate and undertake Drug and Alcohol Screening.
Drivers Licence: C’ Class Driver’s Licence