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Expert in Subsea/Offshore Systems: Design, Manufacture and Commissioning; Fabrication, Mechanical, Electrical, Pneumatic and Hydraulic Applications

Expert ID: 737203 United Kingdom

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The design, manufacture, and commissioning of subsea/offshore systems with vast experience in fabrication, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic applications.

Overview:
- Ability to resolve problems efficiently in a professional, prompt, and courteous manner
- Ability to work to tight deadlines and budgets in a pressurized environment
- Ability to plan and organize a project through each stage of design and production from concept to commissioning
- Ability to present ideas through sketching, illustration, 2D / 3D CAD
- Highly experienced with design hardware and software, including PC construction and server maintenance
- Experienced with design office start-up, management, and continual improvement
- Confident in communicating ideas both verbally and visually
- Persistent and flexible approach to suppliers and colleagues for the achievement of successful projects
- Strong project management, team management and interdepartmental management skills
- Self-starter, positive, enthusiastic, highly motivated with acute attention to detail, and calm under pressure
- Ability to quickly associate with new environments and adapt to working both individually and within a team
- Experience with private, commercial, medical, and military/defense contracts
- Familiar with confidential/sensitive contractual obligations or details
- Vast experience with design & construction of critical life support and harsh environments
- Confident in the use of ERP & PDM systems to manage Manufacturing Operations, Purchasing, Assembly BOM’s and package documentation

Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2007 Degree: BEng Hons Subject: Computer Aided Engineering Institution: University of Central Lancashire
Year: 2004 Degree: BTEC Subject: Engineering Institution: Accrington and Rossendale College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2021 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director Department: Director
Responsibilities:
Director of company offering contract design and consultancy services. Currently working for BAE on the Dreadnaught Submarines.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to 2021 Employer: Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd Title: Design Manager Department: Design
Responsibilities:
Actively involved in the development and fundamental design duties.
Management of Design Team composing of Full time/ contract and experienced/graduate engineers
Managing works engineering technical questions and if necessary provide hands on engineering support
Seniority level relationship for company departmental tasks (accounts, purchasing, stores, sales etc)
Simultaneously management multiple projects from concept to final delivery, installation & commission
Creation of project specifications, proposals and applications
Worldwide travel for client interaction, presentation, project planning, installation & commissioning
System design & constructional management – Fabrication, Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic & Hydraulic
Critical Life support system design involving breathing air, oxygen (inc Cryo & PSA), mixed gas in LP and HP.
Electrical system design 440v 3ph to 230VAC and 12/24VDC.
Hyperbaric and atmospheric cooling and heating systems.
Survival/rescue system design SEVDS, Submarine TUP Rescue, Saturation HRF.
Pressure vessel design and manufacture.
Documentation, design review, progress analysis, contract reviews
Creation of Operational & Maintenance Manuals
Project valuations & budget control/assignment
Relay and manage internal / external audits i.e. client driven or IACS
Management of quality approvals (Medical Quality Management System ISO 13485, Quality Management ISO 9001)
Involved in annual R&D tax credit claim rebate submissions
Retain high involvement within engineering design duties using Inventor and AutoCAD
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2012 Employer: Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd Title: Senior Design Engineer Department: Design
Responsibilities:
Conversant with PD5500, ASME Div 1, ASME PVHO, PED, Lloyds, DNV, NORSOK, BSI, ADC, HSE and IMCA standards
Creating bills of materials & creating new part numbers using ERP
Design of simple to large heavy duty structural steel, sheet metal & pressure vessel fabrications
Design of hydraulic & pneumatic systems from 1/8inch to 3inch diameter supplied via large KW compressors/HPUs
Design of electrical distribution, application & control including 3ph 400v, 110-230AC and DC systems
Design of precision machined components for use in life support and subsea applications
Application of varied materials including diverse grades of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminium, brass etc
Produce new product innovations from R&D through to manufacture
Creation of product marketing documentation & data
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2010 Employer: Submarine Manufacturing and Products Ltd Title: Design Engineer Department: Design
Responsibilities:
Design of simple to large heavy duty structural steel, sheet metal & pressure vessel fabrications
Design of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
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Troubleshooting assembly and manufacturing issues
Non-conformance reporting for component issues
Liaison with company personnel: fabricators pipe fitter electricians, stores & purchasing.
Liaising with UK and overseas suppliers for quotes, information and data
Continuation of draughtsman duties
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2003 to 2004 Employer: Solomon Refrigeration Title: Welder / Fitter Department: Fabrication
Responsibilities:
Truck chassis fabrication and assembly line fitter.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Div 1 Combo Course 11.2011
Autodesk Inventor Overview Course 07.2014
Autodesk Vault Workgroup 03.2015
Microsoft Project Course 06.2011
PADI Open Water Diver 00.2012

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code, Section VIII, Div 1 Combo Course
Autodesk Inventor Overview Course
Autodesk Vault Workgroup
Microsoft Project Course
PADI Open Water Diver
Other Relevant Experience
Further knowledge:
Full & Clean UK Driving Licence – Held Since 2004
English – Native Language
ERP System / Database
AutoDesk AutoCAD
AutoDesk Inventor Pro
Autodesk Showcase
Autodesk Vault PDM – User & Administrator
Solidworks
Microsoft Office – Inc: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Publisher
Microsoft Project
Photo Shop / GIMP
CAD Server Installation, Maintenance & Administration
CAD Workstation Specification and Self Build

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Native

Fields of Expertise

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