DP Cyber Driller
A well travelled, experienced, and highly adverse person who has a wide
range of individual and, more importantly, team capabilities with a high degree of self
discipline, ambition and will to succeed.
A highly motivated, decisive and adaptable person who:
- Communicates very effectively at all levels within any organisation.
- Approaches every challenge with a logical and methodical manner, always
striving for excellence in every aspect of task.
- Recognises himself as an important team player in any situation, but also
has initiative and leadership qualities.
- Can accept and execute any level of responsibility or instruction.
- Identifies the requirement to adapt to, and respect different cultures, whilst
endeavouring to keep own personal identity.
Date of Birth:
9th of December 1975
JG 89 91 02 C
720085499 / 500
Full UK driving license
36 Rowan Grove,
IV2 7PG, Inverness-
shire, Scotland, UK
+44(0)7554 396 949
Institution From – To Subject Grade Result
1992-93 Maths, English,
6 Highers 3 x ‘A’
3 x ‘B’
1987-91 Maths, English,
Art, Technical Drawing
2 O grades
Additional Courses/ Certificates:
Certificates/Courses Issue Date
I.W.C.F. – Drilling Supervisor Level - 4
OPITO approved HUET
Basic Safety Training
Current Offshore Medical
Driller Cap. – Offshore
Driller Cap. – Onshore
Offshore Lifeboat Coxwain Training (Twinfall)
Exp: 6th of Feb. 2018
Exp: 30th of Sep. 2018
Exp: 30st of Sep. 2018
Exp: 18th of Mar. 2017
Comp: 6th of Apr. 2011
Comp: 8th of Jun. 2012
Comp: 18th of Jan. 2013
Exp: 19th of Nov. 2016
Other Courses of Interest:
- Safety reps course
- Pressure Vessels
- BOP Dow ntime
- BOP Equipment
- Drilling Practices
- Banks man / Slinging
- Rigging andlifting
- Fire team member
- Helicopter fire fighting
- Safety leadership training
- Safety Focus 1
- Safety Focus 2
- Safety Focus 3
- Portable radiouser/ Short range radiocertificate
Javea Alarms – Technician / Fitter (June 2016 – Dec 2017)
I began working with Javea Alarms after I was made redundant
from my offshore job. My duties included the setting up and
installation of all security equipment including keyboards,
bells, sensors, control pads and cameras. I was also involved in
the maintenance side of already installed sytems, travelling
throughout the Costa Blanca area.
Ocean-Rig – Driller (2013 – June 2016)
I began my career with Ocean-Rig by joining the DS Athena
while it was in the Samsung shipyard in Korea. I partook in the
commissioning of all drilling equipment and also the final
integrity testing before the vessel was released for drilling
operations with Conoco Philips in Angola. I have then served
as main well driller overseeing our dual activity operations.
Countries: Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Angola.
Transocean – Assistant Driller / Driller (2006 – Present Day)
I began my career with Transocean on the DS Deepwater Discovery as assistant
driller, I hence became proficient in all areas of their Cyber base HITEC system at
both assistant driller and drillers level. I was then transferred to a DP converted semi
submersible, the S706 on which I worked as driller for 4 years.
Countries: Nigeria, Ghana, Gabon and Brazil.
Dolphin Drilling – Roughneck / Derrickman (2005 – 2006)
During my time at Dolphin I continued to improve
my knowledge and experience, gaining promotion to
Derrickman and also relieved as Assistant Driller on a number
of occasions. I worked on the Borgsten Dolphin in Uk waters.
Global Sante Fe – Roustabout / Roughneck (2001 – 2005)
Over 5 years I gained valuable knowledge and experience in a
vast array of offshore drilling and drilling related operations.
Working as a Roughneck and Roustabout my duties included
deck maintenance, banksman and slinger, crane maintenance.
Rigs worked were the jack ups: Galaxy 3 and Magellan and also
the semi submersible Rig 140, all of which were in UK waters.
Infantry Soldier – 1 Highlanders / British Army (1996 – 2001)
As an infantry soldier I experienced a wide range of
roles including: peace keeping, public duties and
regimental recruitment. As a former member of the British
Army I was well trained in a variety of roles such as
telecommunications, security guarding, warehousing, first
aid and latterly, in team leading and man management.
However the main bulk of my time in the British Army was
taken up by deployment to Northern Ireland. In 3 operational
tours I became well experienced in public order, patrolling and
Languages: English is my first language but I can communicate effectively
in both Spanish and Portuguese.
About Me, SelectedAchievements and Military Decorations:
I live on the Costa Blanca in Spain with my lovely wife Amanda. My interests include
running, weight training, football and socializing with friends.
Was an active member of the Scottish Schools Athletic Association and Scottish
Amateur Athletic Association middle distance squads between the ages of 14-19 after
winning a large number of decorations at local, district and national level whilst
competing for both Fraserburgh Running Club and Aberdeen Amateur Athletic Club.
In 1998 awarded the General Service medal for Service in Northern Ireland and in
2000 awarded Top Student in British Forces Telecommunications Cadre.