Regions of the world you have worked: Gulf of Mexico, South Africa, Norway, Nigeria
Apr 03-Present Contract Survey Party Chief & Senior Offshore Surveyor, specializing in surveying with USBL systems.
DOFSubsea- Surveyor on board the North Sea Giant installing Suction Anchors using Winfrog with USBL Acoustics.
International Telecom – Party Chief onboard the C.S. Global Sentinel offshoreCalifornia using Winfrog, Ribbit, USBL Acoustics & AutoCAD for as-laid cable surveys using ROV.
Subsea 7 – Senior Surveyor onboard the “Warren” and Rig GSF140 offshoreEquatorial Guinea
Marine Surveys LLC – Party Chief & Senior Surveyor onboard the “Gulmar Falcon” & “Sun River” DP Vessels during ROV & Diving Operations using WinFrog & USBL acoustics.
Underwater Surveys – Several Site Surveys using Qinsy with MultiBeam in preparation to move Pride South Seas drilling rig. Then flew out to rig and moved it using QINSy surface navigation with Trimble DGPS systems.
UTEC Survey Limited-Senior Geophysical Tech and Senior Surveyor doing Site survey work including drop coring samples off the coast of Nigeria.
Bisso Offshore – Party Chief onboard various pipelay vessels in the GOM laying pipelines and doing tie in work at platforms and subsea connections
Tesla Offshore – Party Chief & Senior Surveyor onboard various DP vessels and pipe laying barges in the GOM tracking divers and ROV’s with various USBL systems.
Alpine Ocean Seismic- Senior surveyor rebuilding a Sea Wall in Wildwood New Jersey using Hypack, RTK, Mesotech Sonar and AutoCad.
Capital Signal Co Ltd – Senior Surveyor onboard Geophysical Vessels offshoreTrinidaddoing various sites surveys including multibeam and utilizing NaviPac.
Fugro GeoServices – Geophysical Technician on board vessels in the GOM
Mar 03-Apr 04 Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company
Hydrographic Survey Engineer
Nov 99-03 Contract Offshore Surveyor.
Inotec/Western-Geco, Senior Surveyor onboard Survey Vessel undertaking deeptow Side Scan Sonar Survey in the GOM.
SubacuaticaMexico, Surveyor onboard DP DSV.
Thales GeoSolutions, Geophysical Operator onboard vessels in the GOM
Thales GeoSolutions, Surveyor onboard Barges and Construction vessels
in the GOM, including work for the Gulfstream Project.
C&C, Surveyor onboard chase vessel during deeptow survey in the GOM
KC Offshore, Barge Positioning,Gulf of Mexico
Aug 97-Jan 99 Offshore Surveyor, Racal-NCS
Various Seismic & Construction projects, primarily OBC, pipelaying, utilizing surface navigation as well as underwater positioning.
Alaska,Gulf of Mexico,Venezuela.
June 96-July 97 Cable Boat Coordinator, Coastline Geophysical
In charge of two OBC Cable boats equipment as well as personnel, keeping cables laid ahead of gun and recorder boat. Gulf of Mexico, West Africa, andTrinidad.
Feb. 95-July 96 Surveyor/Head linesman, Petroleum Geo Services (PGS)
Supervisor of a twelve hour shift on a cable boat, retrieving and deploying OBS cables in the correct position. Primarily in theGulf of Mexico.
April 94-Feb. 95 Lead man, Eastern Geophysical
Assisted Head linesman in overseeing the retrieving and deploying of OBC cables. Primarily in theGulf of Mexico. Company bought out by PGS.
SAFETY & MEDICAL CERTIFICATES:
MSTC Offshore Survival Training
Delgado Fire Fighting Training
QINSY (all versions 8.0 being latest)
(CMS) Construction Management System
(SMS) Seismic Management System
WinFrog (all versions)
Coastal Hypack Max
Ribbet Cable and Pipeline
Veripos (DGPS) Differential Global Positioning System
Skyfix (DGPS) Differential Global Positioning System
Micronet (DGPS) Differential Global Positioning System
Trimble GPS receivers
Ashtech GPS receivers
|Edge Tech Side Scan Sonar’s|
|GeoAcoustics Sidescan Sonar Systems|
|GeoAcoustics Sub-bottom Profiling Systems|
|Klein Sidescan Sonar Systems|
|Kongsberg Mesotech Scanning Sonar Systems|
|SG Brown Gyrocompasses|
|KVH Heading Systems|
|Sperry Gyro Compasses Odom Fathometers|
|Reson SeaBat Multibeam Sonar Systems|
Acoustic Positioning Systems:
|Sonardyne USBL, LBL, & LUSBL Systems|
|Kongsberg Simrad USBL & LBL Systems|
I have 15 years experience in the oil field industry as well as 15 years offshore experience. I have been working in South andWest Africafor the last 5 years doing rig moves, construction support and site surveys. I have been in a Party Chief/ Senior Surveyor position for the last 6 years.