Richard Essex A.I.O.C.S.
Home Address. Tel: 01785 621453 (H)
124, Doxey email: Richard.firstname.lastname@example.org
Stafford Mobile: 077 989 28 0 23
Loyal, focused and conscientious Generator Professional, with at least 20 years
experience in the industry. Willing to extend the working day to ensure the job is
completed. Keen to work in the office or site environment to achieve complete
satisfaction for both employer and client.
As well as my Staffordshire home, I also have the option of working from a West
London base near Heathrow.
August 2013 to
Powertecnique Ltd. Fareham, Hampshire.
Working from my home office, administering the installation and
commissioning of standby generator (20 to 1200KVA) and UPS
systems nationwide. Liaising with and approving sub-contractor works,
including fuel system installs and acoustic systems. Implementation of
STOR systems to existing generator installations.
Full customer facing responsibility and preparation of RAMS for works
Assisting sales engineers in the preparation of bids for generator
January 2013 to
Turner EPS. Trentham, Staffordshire.
Responsible for overseeing the design, supply and delivery of specialist
generator systems to the oil and gas market. The generators are
designed to operate in extreme and hazardous environments and are
therefore heavily specified by the client. This includes the use of Atex
certified components and the use of specialist metals and associated
fittings. Equipment acoustic enclosures are manufactured from stainless
steel 316l and instrumentation is Zone 1. Other aspects of the job
include the fulfilment of the client’s documentation requirements (SDS),
and completion of all necessary third party inspections from third party
2011 to December
Finning UK Ltd, Power systems, Cannock.
Administering modifications to standard Olympian genset units (20kva
up to 750kva) in line with customer requirements. Specifying and
ordering components and deciding on the correct method by which to
implement these customisations. Also arranging for the delivery offload
and positioning of the equipment as agreed with the customer. This also
included small scale installations of the generators.
Left Finning to join Turner EPS.
Jan to Nov 2010,
from 2010 to May
Musgrave Generators Ltd. Whetstone, Leicester
Creating and submitting tenders for the design build and supply of
diesel generators. Carrying out site surveys. Closing contracts and
leading installation designs for orders received. 12+ Orders won in the
first year with Musgrave. Left Musgrave to join Finning.
Project Manager /
May 2003 to July
Static Systems Group plc. Wombourne, Staffordshire.
As Project Manager I oversaw the installation, commissioning and
handover of various communication and alarm systems. Including Cell
Call, General Alarm and Fire Alarm schemes in prisons, and Nurse Call
and Fire Alarm systems in hospitals. Dealing with all levels of both client
and employer companies.
As the Senior Contracts Engineer, I examined proposed contractual
terms and conditions. Negotiated problem issues with the ordering party
to reach an acceptable position and to limit liability and financial
exposure prior to contract acceptance.
November 2002 to
Business Direct Ltd. Stafford.
Surveying nationwide locations.
Measuring, drawing up sites and interviewing site staff.
March 1997 to
Broadcrown Ltd. Hixon, Stafford.
Fully responsible for the fulfilment of company obligations under various
contracts for the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of
autonomous power generation systems, mainly in UK (415V, 11kV), but
also in France (15kV). Completed contracts included full turnkey
projects, with civil works and the employment of architect, builders and
other specialist sub-contractors and suppliers.
Interviewing of prospective design engineers.
December 1996 to
Under contract to Proman Ltd for Group Schneider Ltd.
Site based in Stoke on Trent.
Self employed position as Site Manger for the installation of an 11KV
distribution system on waste to energy incineration plant.
March 1989 to Nov
Dale Power System Ltd.
Scarborough, North Yorks.
Project engineering many projects both in UK and overseas for the
supply of diesel and gas fuelled generation systems. Included site
based period of approximately 1 year supervising the build of three
multi-megawatt landfill gas fuelled generation stations for Blue Circle.
1987 to March
Merlin Gerin UK Ltd.
Ordering, installation and commissioning of static UPS systems for
banks, hospitals, blue chip Co. etc
January 1987 to
Chubb Fire Security Ltd.
Estimating and surveying special fire detection systems. Giving
commercial / technical guidance to other estimating staff.
1983 to January
Auto Diesels Braby Ltd.
Joined Auto Diesels as a tendering engineer. Given the position of
Contracts Engineer when a vacancy occurred. Carried out
administration of many installation projects for various hospital, prison
and city establishments.
1981 to October
Shackman Instruments Ltd.
Precision optical and mechanical inspection and QA.
October 1977 to
T&R Generators Ltd. Guildford, Surrey.
Drawing up of:
Bills of materials
Fork lift operations &
Education, Certification and Training.
Associate of the Institute of Construction
Level 3 Certificate in the requirements for
Electrical Installations (BS7671: June
2001). July 2005
Diploma (with distinction) in Contract
Management, through the Confederation of
Construction Specialists. June 2004
BS5839 Fire Detection Design course.
CSCS Card, “Electrical Contracts
CCNSG Safety Passport 2013.
ROSPA 5 day course, “Managing Safely”,
August 2003 and December 2012.
Various day courses covering Asbestos
Awareness Courses, CDM, Electricity at
Work, Principles of Isolation, HASW Act
Open University, completed and passed
foundation level courses M102
(Mathematics) and S102 (Science) and
Introduction to Astronomy.
NEBS Certificate in Supervisory
Management, gained on distance learning
basis from York College.
TEC Electrical Engineering, then studied to
Higher Level at Watford College, (both as
day release student).
Edition Code of Practice for Electrical
Citb Site Safety Plus. The Site
Management Safety Training Scheme
Secondary education. GCE’s in Physics
(C), Technical Drawing (C). CSE’s in
English, Maths History Geography.
Hobbies include boat maintenance/improvement, cycling, reading, gym, computer work, photography, walking,
cinema and d.i.y.