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     Andrew M. Wilkins, NZCE

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56 Awanui street - New Plymouth, New Zealand
PH: 06 7589568


   OBJECTIVE    I am looking to further my career in the field of Industrial Instrumentation engineering and Commissioning of Control Systems. I am resident in the New Zealand and British Passport holder and looking for Employment either permanent or on a contract basis.

   EXPERIENCE    June 2001 to the present

I have been trading as A M W Projects, as a contract control systems engineer, specializing in distributed control system work.
I am currently contracted to Ballance Agri Nutrients limited, where I am
Engineering solutions to control system problems, making changes to existing systems, tuning control systems when required and training maintenance staff.

      September 1998 - Feb 2000   Thames Power Services Barking Power Station
Control systems Technician

Maintaining control systems, Engineering solutions, Sourcing contract resources and coordinating contracts on a 1000 MW power station consisting of 5 Gas Turbines and 2 Steam Turbines.
        1997- August - Sept 1998    World Aviation Support
CAA approved Mechanic.

Pressurisation workshop Southend Airport UK. Refurbishment and maintenance of various aircraft instrumentation as a CAA approved Mechanic.

        1996 - December - August 1997    Brian Baker Instrumentation
Instrumentation contractor

Petrochem Ammonia Urea Plant Kapuni. Refurbishment and maintenance of various plant instrumentation.

        1996 - November - November   Custom Controls Ltd
Instrumentation Contractor

Fisher valve reconditioning contract.

        1990 - July 1996    ECNZ New Plymouth Power
Senior Engineering Technician

Responsible for Distributed Control System (Bailey Network 90) hardware and software management. Maintenance and modifications of Boiler protection, controls, sequences and Turbine protection systems. Involved in the installation of plant information system (PI) by Oil Systems Inc.

        1986 - 1990   New Plymouth Power Station
Engineering Technician (instrumentation)

Responsible for maintenance and modifications of Burner Management systems and general boiler instrumentation.

        1983 - 1986   New Zealand Electricity Department
Training as Engineering Technician

Training covered communications, electrical and specialised in instrumentation.

   EDUCATION    1983 - 2001   Various Educational institutes

NZCE - New Zealand Certificate of engineering (Industrial measurement and control) 

Electrical Technicians Certificate

Electrical Registration (Restricted Certificate)

Bailey Network 90 Control Systems training Speedtronic Mark V Control System

Speedtronic Mark V Control System

GEC Alstrom Type 7 Turbovisory, GEC Microgovernor

PDL Electronics LTD application & commissioning of PDL Motor Control Products

IDC Data Communications for Instrumentation & Control

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   PERSONAL    Interests and activities Motor sports - Building Kit Sports cars Wine, Home brewing, Cooking