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Name: Patrick John Bryant       Nationality : British       Born : Dec.1943                 

30+ years experience in testing all makes of crane and lifting equipment, diagnose repair and maintain diesel engines, pumps, large and small plant. Worked onshore and offshore in the UK and Overseas. C.I.T.B. approved and trained, fully competent to issue F96. Crane operators license to operate in six categories C.I.T.B.#00357620/1. Completing current contract in Saudi Arabia on the 14 of January 2002 and seeking future employment in the UK or Overseas. 
Other Industry Training and Qualifications : 
** Fully qualified fitter mechanic at Royal Armoured Training Centre, Bovingdon.Class One education taken and passed. Five year apprenticeship written and practical taken and passed 98%. 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, REME attached.February 1961 to January 1969
** Fully qualified in computerized safe load indicators, installation and calibration.April 1984 to April 1986
** Course taken in Cummings engines V504 and V555January to February 1988
** Refresher course taken in high and low pressure hydraulicsAugust 1988
** Safety Awareness course takenDecember 1991
** HGVI course taken and passedMay 1992
** Saudi Arabian Oil Company work permit authorization certificate
** Sea water survival certificate
** Chikson, FMC, oil loading arms for super tankers inspector.

**Driving licenses: Saudi defensive driving course taken and passed, Full UK license HGV 1, Bahrain License.

Present Contract : 
Senior Crane Inspector employed by Arab Inspection Company, Dammam. On contract to Saudi Aramco. Based in Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia From 1993.
Work history :
October 1989 to May 1993
Position: Senior Field Service Engineer
Company Eastern Crane Engineering 
Address: 196 Boston Road, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincs, England
Nature of Business: Self employed Crane Technician specializing in repairs, inspections and maintenance of all makes of cranes and lifting equipment. Issue F96.
April 1986 to September 1989
Position: Senior Field Service Engineer
Company: Grove Coles
Address: Crown Works, Pallion, Sunderland.
Nature of Business: Crane and access platform manufacturers.
Personal Duties: Initially to liaise with future customers to establish a new service area in the Midlands, generating a turnover from nil to a quarter of a million pounds in three years. Originally working with three other engineers and subsequently closing with a total of eight. Day-to-day diagnosing, parts ordering, repairing and installing cranes and access platforms in the field. Acting as a trouble-shooter when needed.
April 1984 to April 1986
Position: Field Service Engineer in the UK and overseas.
Company: P.A.T. Crane Test & Inspections Ltd.
Address: Redhouse Industrial Estate, Aldridge, West Midlands.
Nature of Business: Computerized Safeload Indicator company.
Personal Duties Install and calibrate computerized indicators to all makes of mobile and crawler cranes.
July 1982 to April 1984Position: 
Mechanical Supervisor and Inspector
Company: Rezayat Sparrow
Address: PO box 90, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. 
Nature of Business: Major crane hire company in Saudi Arabia comprising of 5 depots.
Personal Duties: To supervise 18 multi-national workforce and to repair and maintain mobile and crawler cranes onshore and offshore
May 1981 to June 1982
Position: Workshop Supervisor
Company: Y.B.A. Kanoo
Address: PO Box 37, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Nature of Business: Grove Cranes and Hyster Forklift, Benford and Thwaites Agency
Personal Duties: Implement and maintain an outside Service Department. Supervise 16 Indian mechanics to repair and maintain all plant on outside service and in the workshop
June 1979 to May 1981
Position: Foreman Plan fitter Mechanic
Company: Seadan Try Ltd.
Address: PO Box 9922, Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Nature of Business: Building Contractor
Personal Duties: To supervise 12 multi-national workforce of mechanics and electricians on day-to-day servicing schedules. Work recruitment tour to Philippines, Thailand and Singapore representing the company.
November 1977 to February 1979
Position: Foreman Plant Fitter
Company: Howard Al-Geeme Construction Company Ltd
Address: PO box 4198, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Nature of Business: Construction Company
Personal Duties: To supervise workforce of 12 mechanics to service and repair all types of crawler cranes, side booms, batching plant and flotation cranes.
From 1971 to 1977
Position: Service Engineer
Company: Grove Cranes
Address: Cowley, Oxford, UK
Nature of Business: Crane Manufacturers
Personal Duties: Service and repair all capacity mobile cranes in the UK.
From 1969 to 1971
Position: Service Engineer
Company: Sparrow Crane Hire
Address: Rosegreen Road, Soundwell, Bristol, UK
Nature of Business: Crane Hire Company
Personal Duties: Service and repair all capacity cranes in the UK
Click on the Email link below to contact me:
Email:  pat.bryant 
References available on request. 

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