Candidate's Resume



I am currently employed by an Oilfield Services Company based In Perth, Western Australia, in the Capacity as the Australian Business Unit Manager for Downhole tools & Services. This is my 10th year within the Oilfield industry, and have progressed from a solid background of field work, both Onshore and Offshore, and  then on through middle management positions, to a Senior Management role with my current employer.


Current Employer. Premium Casing Services.

September 2010.Secured Apache Energy Completions Pre Assembly Work for 12 months with possible extensions.

June 2010. Secured ENI Slickline work for Kitan 4 and Blacktip Campaigns.

January 2010.Promotion from Completions & Wireline Manger to Australian Manager, Rentals Tools and Downhole Services .

September 2008. Promoted from Completions & Wireline Supervisor, to Manager of the same Product line.

August 2008. In conjunction with a Senior Woodside Energy Manager of the Australian Drilling and Exploration Division, we evaluated & then recommended a solution for a worldfirst for Woodside operationally onshore, by making up 20" Offshore Casing into double joints. This allowed Woodside to save 3 working days onboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, the Atwood Eagle, allowing a saving to Woodside in the vicinity of  3 million dollars.(USD)

Securing the contract to supply the Slickline Services package to BHP Billiton for the Stybarrow Drilling Campaign, which encompassed a total of 14 exploration wells. This was a coup for PCS,as we had only just begun to offer this product line into the Australian market and had beaten the traditional and larger Oilfield services Companies for these services.

Securing over 6 long term Contracts to various Oil companies for the provision of specialised equipment for the Oil and gas industry in Australia in  Q3 of 2009 and Q1 of 2010.

Making the succesful transition from my initial workshop based experience to then take that into the field and then move into Middle mangement and now my progression into Senior Management roles are achievemnts i am very proud of.


Career History

Jan 2007 - Present

Company name:Premium Casing Services
Location:Perth, Australia
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:51-200 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Manager Completions and Wireline
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Mining, Oil & Gas
Closest Job Role:Asset Manager & Utilisation
Summary:Business Unit Manager for Downhole Tools
Detailed Description:I am responsible for the overall Management of the Completions and Wireline Product Lines within Premium Casing Services. This role encompasses Sales & Marketing, Revenue forecasts,quarterly budgets, Pricing for Tenders. Sales visits,both domestically, and internationally. PCS currently undertake Torque Turn and Hydrostatic Pressure testing for a number of clients in Perth and are currently contracted to undertake all of Santos and Apache Energy's Pre assembly work, for Mutineer Exeter and the Stag and Bambra fields. I am also responsible for Managing all of PCS Surface Pressure Control Equipment, which includes Wireline BOP's, Wireline Units, Lubricator strings, and the maintenance, function testing and certification of this equipment.

Nov 2000 - Jan 2007

Company name:Weatherford
Location:Perth, Australia
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:More than 10000 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Downhole Services Product Line Coordinator
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Mining, Oil & Gas
Closest Job Role:Other Mining, Oil & Gas
Summary:Product line Co ordinator
Detailed Description:I started with Weatherford in 2000 as an entry level position within the workshop learning the diferent Product lines which included, Casing Running Services, Liner hanger. Fishing and Remedial and Rental tools. After a couple of years i was promoted to an offshore position running casing and also assiting running Wellbore cleanout tools and Circulation Subs which were Specialised Petroleum Services tools, which later become MI Swaco tools. My wife and i decided to start a family and i was then made Workshop Supervisor, my role was to work with different product line coordinators to ensure loadouts went safely efficiently and without incident and to also liase with third party QA/QC inspectors such as LQC to make sure all tracebale certification was correct 100% of the time. I was promoted to Product Line Cordinator for Fishing and Remedial Services and Downhole rental tools, this role put me in direct contact with clients such as Woodside, BHPB,Shell to organise equipment which Weatherford had secured contract with, and liase with the client on there needs and any operational issues they had with any equipment supplied, my role also included organisation of third party inspectors, third party Machine shop repairs with the local API licensed machine shop and the invoicing to client for rental, inspection and machine shop repairs if required.

Sep 1998 - Dec 2000

Company name:Scottish and Sothern Electric
Location:Reading, United Kingdom
Company size:501-1000 employees
Job Title:Workshop Technician
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Engineering
Closest Job Role:Field Engineer
Detailed Description:Responsible for upkeep of electrical furniture and streetlighting within the Borough of Reading,Berkshire England.

Aug 1995 - Sep 1998

Company name:Roche Brothers
Location:Tanami Desert & Mt Keith Operations, Australia
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:5001-10000 employees
Job Title:All Round Plant Operator
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Mining, Oil & Gas
Closest Job Role:Drilling & Blast
Summary:All round Production Operator on Heavy Duty Earthmoving equipment

Mar 1993 - Aug 1995

Company name:AWE Contractors
Location:Fortnum, Australia
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:1001-5000 employees
Job Title:All Round Mobile Plant Operator
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Mining, Oil & Gas
Closest Job Role:Drilling & Blast
Summary:Operating a number of Production type heavy duty equipment

Apr 1987 - Nov 1992

Company name:BHP Billiton
Location:Perth, Australia
Industry:Mining & Resources
Company size:More than 10000 employees
Company web site:
Job Title:Serviceman & Plant Operator
Job Type:Full-Time
Position Department:Mining, Oil & Gas
Closest Job Role:Other Mining, Oil & Gas
Detailed Description:My position within this time period in BHP was on Koolan Island in Western Australia, Servicing Production Mobile Equipment and as an All round Plant Operator

Education & Training

Jan 1982 - Dec 1986

Institution:Geraldton Senior High School
Institution Type:High School
Course Name:pass in TEE

Licenses & Certifications

Heavy Vehicles Drivers licence

Issuer:WA Police

Opito Further Offshore Emergency


Visa Information


Visa Type:Citizen


My personal interests include travel and meeting new people.I also enjoy outdoor activities and spending quality time with my family. I enjoy the Shooting sports and am currently the Public Relations Officer for Perth Metalliic Silhoutte club and the representative for Sporting Shooters Assicoiation. I also collect antique turn of the century North American old West Small calibre Revolvers.

Personal Information

Job Seeking Status:Open to Opportunities
I am on a notice period (days):  0
Would you relocate for a job?Open to Offers
Marital Status:Married
Do I have a drivers license?Yes

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