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National Powerboat Handling Certificate (TL3/97) which is equivalent to NSW, QLD and SA boat licenses

recently- upgraded to isonic 94 Starboard, RDM, new sails- 7.8, 6.5 and 5m- WOW

KEY SKILLS

* Water skiing since age 13, in Port Phillip Bay and Lake Glenmaggie, learning and teaching how to ski, tow and observe in different craft with various people.

* 2ND Mornington Sea Scouts from age 7 to 17 years, sailing, rowing and power boats, rope handling, knots and water safety.

* Windsurfing since 1985, competing in SA state titles, waves and speed sailing

* TL3 Basic Windsurfing Skill Instructor, 10 December 1999

* St Johns First Aid L2, 9 December 1999

* TL3 boat handling certificate, 26 October 1999

* Supervisor

  SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES

* Boating and related safety

* Survival at Sea (life rafts) and HUET- Helicopter Underwater Escape Training)
* Project implementation
* A good knowledge and understanding of boating practices, activities and safety
* Supervision and Training of personnel in boating operations
* Writing Reports
* Electrical/mechanical sensor instrument installation, use, maintenance and repair
* Good Communicator
* Setting and meeting job goals
* Decision making  
* Working in remote locations
* Safety awareness
* HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training; England, Darwin, Sale)
* Fire fighting (England) in offshore oil installation situations
* H2S survival  
* Bush survival


 FURTHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING  
Relevant to Water Sports

Windsurfing Basic Skills (through VYC*)       1999

Power Boat Handling (through VYC*)       1999

St Johns First Aid L2                          1999

Relevant Workplace education

Safety in the Workplace                     1997

H2S Survival                                    1993

How to Supervise People                        1992

Fire Fighting & Survival Course                  1990

Client Relations                           1990

TERTIARY QUALIFICATION Bachelor of Applied Science (Geology) Bendigo CAE, 1983

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY
Nearly two years with Schlumberger Australia, training as Logging While Drilling Engineer.

September 2000 to May 2002.
Nineteen years in Petroleum Exploration in appraisal of oil and gas wells, supervising, communication and logistics with Halliburton Australia Pty Ltd (formerly Gearhart Australia Pty Ltd)  

PAST AND PRESENT MEMBERSHIPS

* Past Member Victorian Windsurfing (affiliated with the Victorian Yachting Association, VYC)

* Past member South Australian Boarding Sailing Association

* Melbourne Cricket Club

 

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