For the past 9 years I have been working in the Middle East as a chief electrician for International Drilling Companies. I have 30 years experience as an electrician/electronics tech, and 15 years experience as a chief electrician working on both land and offshore drilling rigs. It is my desire to find employment with a company that will allow me to utilize my skills and experience.
01/2016 to Current
Chief ElectricianAction Drilling
Responsible for electrical maintenance of VFD cyber rig in Kuwait, ABB drives, Tesco top drive, CAT generators, MD TOTCO mud watch system.
01/2008 to 01/2016
Chief ElectricianWeatherford Drilling International
Responsible for electrical maintenance of VFD and SCR drilling rigs in Iraq and Saudi Arabia for Weatherford Drilling International.
Equipment included 600 volt AC generators, Transformers, Ross Hill SCR, DC traction motors, VFD AC traction motors, NOV VFD top drives, LTI VFD top drives, Yaskawa VFD control systems, NOV Amphion control systems, MD/TOTCO mud watch systems and Baylor brake control systems.
Duties also included all electrical maintenance for camps capable of holding up to 150 personnel, this equipment included, phone systems, fire alarm and H2S alarm systems, living quarters, fresh water, sewer, kitchens and refrigeration units.
01/2005 to 01/2008
Responsible for all electrical maintenance of 3 NOV Rapid Rigs in Oklahoma, VFD, Amphion control system, AC traction motors, TDS-11 top drives, ST-80 and all other associated equipment.
01/2004 to 01/2005
National Oilwell Varco
Responsible for field service support and repair of new NOV built rigs in Texas and Oklahoma area.
01/1999 to 01/2005
Chief ElectricianPride International
Responsible for all electrical maintenance of an offshore jackup rig in Gulf of Mexico.
TDS 11 top drive, DC generators, AC generators, AC motors, Gaitronics phone systems, and all other electrical equipment.
01/1997 to 01/1999
Responsible for new installation, and rebuilds of electrical equipment and wiring on offshore drilling rigs.
Duties included installing SCR equipment, VFD equipment, switch gear, all electrical wiring, electric motors and all other associated electrical equipment on drilling rigs.
01/1985 to 01/1997
Electronics Technician/Corrosion TechSun Pipe Line
Maintain SCADA communications equipment for control of main pipeline remote operating stations.
Maintained and installed pipeline Cathodic Protection systems for main 10" line and other gathering systems.
NOV (Amphion Controls)
NOV (TDS 11 top drive electrical & mechanical)
NOV (Tech Power SCR maintenance)
Weatherford (SCR electrical maintenance)
Omron (Yaskawa VFD)
Nance (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
I am currently in Kuwait working and will be back home the last week of January.
I can be contacted by E-mail during the month of January.