August 2002 Begin Using HEVACOMP building services software
July 2002 Begin using Autodesk Inventor for design work. Following 1 week full time course.
June 2002: Accept position with ALSTEC Leicester (Formerly GEC Alsthom) as a Mechanical Engineer (Nuclear Industry)
2002 : Opted to leave Kvaerner when office relocated to Aberdeen.
OCTOBER 1999 : Remain with Kvaerner Process
Systems as only staff member of mechanical design department following significant downsizing.
JULY 1998 : Endorsed
as full member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers at first attempt.
APRIL 1998 : Pipeline stress analysis course
SEPTEMBER 1997 : Begin using Pro/Engineer for design & detailing of vessel internals
: Return to Kvaerner Process Systems as Design Engineer
MAY 1995: 1 year contract position as Project Engineer
with Faiveley in France.
JUNE 1994 : Begin using Roark & Young for Stress Analysis
MAY 1994 : Use Autocad
R11 for design detailing.
APRIL 1994 : Invited to join Kvaerner Process Systems as a Design Engineer
1994 : 1 of 10 redundant after company goes through slump.
SEPTEMBER 1993 : Work as Site engineer with europes largest
pedestal mobile crane.
MAY 1992 : Develop in-house computer programmes (BASIC) to simply on-site calculations.
1992 : Health and Safety course for sitework.
FEBRUARY 1992 : Begins a series of construction site assignments at
various locations thtoughout UK and Europe.
JANUARY 1992 : Invited to join GWS as Site Project Engineer
1992 : 1 of 8 redundant after company goes through slump.
DECEMBER 1989 : Began using Autocad R10 in the production
of design schemes & detailed drawings.
OCTOBER 1989 : Invited to work with ISA Controls Ltd.(Durham) as Design/Proposals
JUNE 1989 : Graduated from Leicester Polytechnic with B.Eng (hons) (3rd) degree in Engineering Technology
SEPTEMBER 1986 : Commenced an honours degree course in Engineering Technology at Leicester Polytechnic.
1986 : Darlington College of Technology : National Diploma in Engineering
JUNE 1984 : Completed Comprehensive Education
gaining 8 GCE O levels