Licensed Plumber and Drainer, Licensed Gas-fitter
VIC - Melbourne Metro
Specialties
Pipe Layer / Drainer
Supervisor
Plumber (General)
Water Serviceperson
Rigger Basic
Trades Assistant
Pipe Layer

Accomplished individual with over 25 plus years’ experience in the plumbing, power, construction and mining fields.

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Career

Milburn Plumbing Services - Plumber & Gasfitter
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Pipe Layer / Drainer
Supervisor
Plumber (General)
Responsibilities
  • Working and Running my Plumbing & Gas fitting business.
MACKAY REGIONAL COUNCIL - Licensed Plumber and Drainer, Registered Gasfitter
Government, Defence, Public Services - Trades - Construction
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Pipe Layer / Drainer
Plumber (General)
Water Serviceperson
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in: Renewing Mackay Regional Council’s reticulation water assets, Installing water meters, fire hydrants and performed general construction and maintenance works.
Achievements
  • Renewing Mackay's reticulation Water assets, increasing the water pressure to properties in the Mackay and surrounding areas for a healthier way of life.
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ALSTOM POWER LTD - Trade Assistant
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Rigger Basic
Trades Assistant
Pipe Layer
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in Assisting Fitters, Boilermakers, Riggers and Scaffolders to retube the Condenser at Yallourn Power Station. l also performed general construction, maintenance works either in a team or individually
Achievements
  • Getting the Power station unit up and running in the shutdown time and within budget.
GOLD COAST WATER - Plumber, Labourer
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Construction
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Plumber (General)
Pipe Layer
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in maintaining and replacing Gold Coast Water Assets, installing property services from main to meter, servicing or renewing fire hydrants & performing fault diagnostics and rectifications.
Achievements
  • Renewing and upgrading Gold Coast Water's reticulation assets for a healthier way of life. Maintaining all Water assets.
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SILCAR MAINTENANCE SERVICES - Boiler Inspector / Fitter / Trades Assistant
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Mechanical & Electrical
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Trades Assistant
Fitter (General)
NDT Technician
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in carrying out inspections of boilers, boiler tubes and components, administering repairs and/or replacing expired parts & performing fault diagnosis and rectification.
Achievements
  • Giving accurate boiler tube thickness readings and other plant thickness readings to Engineers of the Power stations for consideration of plant maintenance, refurbishment and or renewal and repairs of Plant.
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LIZARD ISLAND RESORT - Plumber & Gasfitter
Hospitality, Leisure, Travel, Tourism & Entertainment - Trades - Construction
QLD, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Gasfitter
Plumber - Water Purification Plant
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in maintaining and repairing resorts sewage treatment plant, piping, mechanical equipment and storm water systems, serviced,refilled and repaired LP Gas appliances and responded to breakdown callouts.
Achievements
  • Maintained a healthy and safe work and staying environment for both guests and staff that occupied the island.
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Fluor Global Services - Boiler Inspector / Fitter
Professional Services & Others - Trades - Mechanical & Electrical
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Maintenance / Handypeople
Fitter (General)
NDT Technician
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in: Carrying out inspections of boilers, boiler tubes and components, Performing fault diagnosis and rectification.
Achievements
  • Reporting on tubes wear and plant life wall thickness of Boilers and carrying out Boiler making and Fitter duties on Loy Yang A & B plant and machinery.
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SIMON CARVES ENGINEERING PTY LTD - Fitter / TA
Construction & Infrastructure - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Rigger Basic
Hydraulic Fitters
Trades Assistant
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in performing overhauls, upgrades and fitting pipe work to plant, carrying out general construction work and routine mechanical maintenance.
Achievements
  • Getting the Maryvale Paper Mill up and running in the shutdown time and within Budget.
BATTISTA PLUMBING & GASFITTING PTY LTD - Plumber & Gasfitter
Construction & Infrastructure - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Drainer
Gasfitter
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in: Repairing and replacing property water services, Installed Inspection shafts and ground covers. Repaired, renewed and installed Sewer main piping and pits, unblocked Sewer drains.
Achievements
  • Performed hot water and gas appliance servicing and repairs, all work was guaranteed with a certificate of compliance, and l also carried out below surface water and concrete boring to renew water services to properties.
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ABB, Hazelwood Power Station - Fitter / Trades Assistant
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Rigger Basic
Hydraulic Fitters
Trades Assistant
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in: Performing turbine overhauls, checking main steam lines for wear, Preparing damaged pressure pipes for replacement and Fitting pipes to Power station plant and machinery.
Achievements
  • Maintaining, repairing and upgrading Hazelwood Power Station's Plant life and machinery, assisting Fitters, Pressure welders, Boilermakers, Electricians and Instrument fitters in the completion of all Construction work safely.
QUINN’s PLUMBING & GASFITTING - Plumber & Gasfitter
Construction & Infrastructure - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Drainer
Gasfitter
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in installing gas appliances, piping and associated components, performed roof and sewer, sanitary maintenance and or repairs, carried out gas appliance servicing and repairs.
Achievements
  • Carried out all work to Australian standards which entailed a certificate of compliance. eg: Guarantee of workmanship.
TRANSFIELD POWER - Maintenance Operator
Professional Services & Others - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Rigger Basic
Scaffolder Basic
Trades Assistant
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in working as part of a team to complete upgrades and maintenance of the Hazelwood power station and associated machinery.
Achievements
  • Safely working with Fitters, Pressure welders, Boilermakers, Electricians and instrument fitters in the maintenance, upkeep and or renewal of Hazelwood Power Stations plant life and machinery.
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SECV, Morwell Briquette & Power Station - Maintenance Operator
Utilities, Energy, Water & Waste - Trades - Mobile Plant
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Rigging & Lifting
All Rounder
Maintenance Technician
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in removal and replacement of conveyor belts, working as part of a team to complete upgrades and maintenance on the Morwell Briquette & Power Station and associated machinery.
Achievements
  • Worked as part of a team to keep the Briquette factory and Power station running at peak efficiency, to keep clients and overseas companies satisfied in our local coal products.
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CIVIL & CIVIC PTY LTD - Plumber / Labourer
Construction & Infrastructure - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Drainer
Labourer / peggy / Sentry
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in installing sewer, storm water and water service piping, gas piping into the complex site and depot.
Achievements
  • Carried out installation of building plumbing, gas appliances and consumer piping to buildings, Installed concrete works and storm water pits.
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EVERGREEN GARDEN & LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS - Leading Hand/ Labourer
Professional Services & Others - Agriculture & Gardening Labour
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Gardener (General)
Landscape Gardener
Greenkeeper
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in organising and delivering various landscaping supplies to the Latrobe Valley and surrounding areas.
Achievements
  • Construction of retaining walls, jetties and fences, Carried out tree stump removal and on site clean-ups and the construction of rock pools and water falls.
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LATROBE REGIONAL HOSPITAL - Apprentice Plumber & Gasfitter
Health Care, Fitness & Social Assistance - Trades - Construction
VIC, Australia
Specialties
Plumber
Drainer
Gasfitter
Responsibilities
  • While employed l was involved in maintenance and repairs and or renewal of all the hospitals plumbing, water and gas systems, associated piping and Mechanical systems and flues, roof renewal and repairs.
Achievements
  • Worked and liaised with all Maintenance personnel and staff in the smooth operation of the hospital, providing best possible care to patients and families.

Education and Qualifications

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Year Qualifications Level Institution
2013 Safety & Risk management Axiom College Yes
2013 Supervise Asbestos Removal Axiom College Yes
2013 Complete the Removal of Non-Friable Asbestos Certificate III Axiom College Yes
2013 Certified to Supervise Certificate IV Axiom College Yes
2010 Confined Space Entry NMTC Group Yes
2010 White card (QLD, TAS & WA) Urban E-Learning Yes
2010 OHS Construction Induction training Urban E- Learning Yes
2010 Confined Space Training Trade Certificate NMTC Group Yes
2008 QLD Plumber Licence Plumbing Industry Council Yes
2007 QLD Blue Card Australian Training & Safety Institute Yes
2005 VIC Red Card Master Builders Association Yes
2004 Working at Heights H.S.O. Assessors Australia Yes
2001 Cert 1& 2 in Transport & Distribution Certificate II Central Gippsland College of TAFE Yes
1981 Plumber and Gasfitter Trade Certificate Central Gippsland College of TAFE Yes
- Emergency Response No
- Senior First Aid or Workplace Level 2 No
- Rescue at Heights No
- Gas Test Atmospheres No
- Emergency First Aid or Workplace Level 1 No
- Confined Space Rescue No
- Manual Handling No

Tickets, Permits and Licences

Year Name Institution
2016 Working Safely at Heights Worksafe Training Centre Yes
2016 Confined Space Worksafe Training Centre Yes
2007 QLD Plumber Licence Queensland Building & Construction Commission Yes
2004 Forklift Central Gippsland Institute of Tafe Yes
2004 VIC Driver's License, Medium Rigid,Car, Central Gippsland Institute of Tafe Yes
1993 Rigging - Basic Central Gippsland Institute of Tafe Yes
1981 Plumber & Gasfitter Licence Victorian Building Authority Yes

Achievements and Awards

With a proven track record encompassing extensive trade skills, well developed interpersonal skills, high performance and a highly accountable work ethic both individually and as a team member. Excellent knowledge of plumbing, power generation and building & construction industries with established rapport with clients, contractors,and suppliers. Communicate effectively with the public, other staff and all levels of management.

IT Skills

Software Skills

  • Word (Intermediate)
  • Excel (Intermediate)
  • Power Point (Intermediate)
  • MS Publisher (Intermediate)