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Freelance Offshore Planner Gourock


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QUALIFICATIONS City & Guilds Mechanical Engineering

SOFTWARE USED Primavera P3E (V4), Maximo 5.1, MPower interface, MS

Project, Open Plan, Artemis 7000, Intplan, Engarde (MMS), MS office, SAP MMS, GOC, Business Objects


In all of Above, RGIT & Medical up to date.


Twenty one years experience working in planning departments for oil companies and their major contractors. Ten years were predominantly construction of which Four years were spent at fabricators construction yards, one year spent offshore on construction projects, and five years based onshore. 11 years were spent in maintenance, eight of which were based offshore.



Mar 2006 - Present

Planner (Onshore)

Based at BP Dyce office Aberdeen for implementation of Magnus Maximo MMS data improvement project. Duties include review of maintenance for package alignment, and development of planned maintenance workpacks within Maximo MMS to include services, isolations, material requisition templates. Compilation of two week plan and chairing 2 week plan meeting with offshore supervision on weekend conference call.

Dec 2000 - Mar 2006

Planner (Offshore)

Based on BP Magnus Platform. Duties include planning, scheduling for two week, six week and 12 week plans, and planned system outages. Attending and chairing weekly meetings with onshore and offshore leadership teams. Active participation in implementation of bp Magnus Integrated Field Planning process. Focal point for Maximo MMS offshore. Measurement and improvement for plan attainment using IFP KPI's Assistance with resolving platform logistics control issues. Commitment to bp safety culture, regular participation in STOP tours and ASA's. Focal point for Woodgroup core maintenance team (daily reports, time writing and HR issues)

Alstom Power Ltd.

Nov 1999-Dec 2000

Planner (Onshore)

Based at Alstom's customer support centre in Aberdeen. Assigned to Shell Healthcare contract for maintenance & repair of gas / diesel power turbines on 13 Shell platforms in North Sea. Duties include planning and scheduling of all major servicing and maintenance for the contract. Compilation of plans & work-packs. Liaison with Shell onshore and offshore personnel to co-ordinate Alstom work-scope for the contract, (Shell Northern, Central & Brent fields) Assisting platform customer support managers to ensure timely supply of materials, equipment & personnel for above.

C & MElectrical Ltd. Sept 1998 - May 1999 Planner (Onshore)

Based on Marine Drilling M700 project, at Friede Goldman construction yard, Pascagoula,


Duties include monitoring & reporting on contractors effort to meet fabrication objectives.

Monitoring of OFE delivery and reporting of schedule impact for same. Preparation of S'

curves & schedules etc. for management. Reports to management on data

related to scheduled & actual manpower & productivity. Compilation of Commissioning

schedule & progress reporting for same.


May 1994 - August 1998

Sept 1996-August 1998 Planner (Offshore)

Based on Talisman Beatrice 'A' platform. Duties include, development of 6Wk and 12 Wk forward programmes, project and shutdown plans for Beatrice 'A', 'B' & 'C . Management of En-garde PPM system. Preparation of work schedule & logistical support schedule for periodical up-man of Beatrice Bravo & Charlie (not normally manned platforms). Preparation of weekly cost reports for budget year end forecast, audit of contractors invoices, and duties similar to when based on Clyde platform May 1994 - April 1995 below.

May 1995-Aug 1996 Planner (Onshore)

Based at BP MAST office Dyce. Duties include, scheduling of maintenance for BP Mast platforms: Beatrice, Buchan, Thistle, Clyde. Aligning of package PM's Resource levelling of discipline m/hrs using Interface Toolkit (software) link to Engarde maintenance system, and scheduling of PM's for MAST total vendor maintenance contracts.

May 1994-April 1995 Planner (Offshore)

Based on BP Clyde platform. Duties include, development of lookahead programmes for efficient co-ordination of resources during normal operation and shutdown periods. Administration of maintenance management system to ensure auditable accuracy by third party inspection (Lloyds & HSE). Ensuring certification up to date, PSV's vessels loose & fixed lifting equipment. Co-ordination of vendors visits & their equipment. Chairing weekly planning meeting. Logistics support and emergency response team duties.

BP EXPLORATION September 1993• April 1994 Planner (Onshore)

Based at BP Bruce project office, Dyce. Duties include initial scheduling of maintenance by equipment package for newly commissioned BP Bruce platform.


January 1993 - August 1993 Planner (Onshore & Offshore)

Initially based at AMEC construction yard at Wallsend. Duties include set up of procedures for reporting progress & expended m/hrs on offshore hook-up & commissioning phase of Mobil's Lancelot & Guinevere gas production installations. Compilation of offshore work programme & jobcard database. Offshore reporting & logistics support.

Compilation of backcharge & close-out reports at Mobil's Great Yarmouth office following project's offshore completion.


June 1992 - December 1992

Planner (Offshore)

Based on Total MCP01 platform. Duties include jobcard & barchart progress reporting, & expended m/hrs reports for Total MCP01 platform conversion to unmanned status.

MOBIL NORTH SEA LTD July 1985-June 1992

October 1990 - June 1992 Planner (Onshore)

Based at Mobil's Aberdeen office. Duties include running of weekly jobcard reports for offshore construction projects, primarily accommodation upgrade and gas sales topsides mods, on Beryl Alpha. Dbase reports & programme writing for aforementioned. Preparation of monthly construction report for management. Co-ordination & administration of project management system from work request to project close-out.

June 1989 - September 1990 Planner (Onshore)

Based at McDermotts fabrication yard Ardesier for duration of construction of riser tower for Mobil's Beryl Alpha platform. Duties include monitoring of contractors effort to meet fabrication objectives. Audit for approval of contractors submitted change in work requests. Preparation of detailed response to contractors major claims. Preparation of weekly summary report to Aberdeen management. Audit of contractors monthly invoice prior to approval.

October 1988 - June 1989 Planner (Onshore)

Based at Highland Fabricators construction yard, Nigg for duration of construction of Camelot CA gas production facility topsides. Duties same as above 1989 -1990.

December 1987 - October 1988 Planner (Onshore & Offshore)

Based at Mobil's Aberdeen office for duration of Additional Gas Compression module, platform mods and hook-up (Beryl Alpha). Compilation of offshore work programme. Progress reporting from platform prior to module landing and for tie-ins during shutdown.

July 1985 - December 1987 Planner (Onshore)

Based at Mobils Aberdeen office. Duties include planning for annual shutdown. Preparation of 28 day lookahead. Co-ordination and administration of project management system from project work request through to final close out. Preparation of monthly project status reports. Administration of monthly project meetings, agenda & minutes.

J.G KINCAID LTD (Marine Engineer's - Greenock)

July 1977-June 1985

March 1983 - June 1985 Production progress clerk

Duties include monitoring & reporting of progress on construction of Burmeister & Wayne, and Sulzer Diesel engines.

July 1977-February 1983 Turner

Duties include machining of components to fine tolerances for B&W and Sulzer slow speed diesel engines. The first four years of this time being a recognised apprenticeship.

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