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Management (Operations) positions sought by Candidate #9613173764 from Reykjavik, Iceland

Looking For

Management   >   Operations
Engineering   >   Mechanical
Marine/Diving/ROV   >   Superintendant
Operations (other)   >   Client Representative

Job Requirements

Item Value
Min Salary: £115000
Min Day Rate: None specified
Willing to Work: Office
Will Accept: Long Term Contract
Country of Residence: IS
Authorised to Work: None specified
Desired Location(s): Europe
Middle East
North America
Oceana (Australia)
Countries Candidate Doesn't Wish To Work In: None specified


Qualification Gained
European Engineer or equivalent 1992
Bachelors Degree or equivalent 1992
Apprenticeship or equivalent
Journeyman certificate in mechanics


English, Norwegian

Employment History

  • Country Manager Kenya   (Apr 13 - Apr 16)

    Apr 2013 - Apr 2016

    MDAL, Marriott Drilling Africa Ltd


    Management: Drilling

    Main activities; build up PRMD´s operation in Kenya. In Kenya PR Marriott Drilling had two rigs operating, one drilling for geothermal for Ormat (Orpower) and the other doing oil and gas exploration drilling for Tullow Oil. Act as PRMD´s representative towards the customers, responsible for the operation in Kenya and East Africa, ensure that all codes, rules, regulations and standards were ...

  • Managing Director / Country Manager   (Aug 11 - Feb 13)

    Aug 2011 - Feb 2013

    Iceland Drilling New Zealand Branch

    New Zealand > Rotorua

    Management: Base Manager

    Main activities; build up Iceland Drilling‘s (IDC) operations in New Zealand. Act as IDC´s representative towards the customer, responsible for the operations in New Zealand, ensure that all codes, rules, regulations and standards are fulfilled, leadership role in HSE and QHSE matters, cost control, control of contractual matters, negosiations and contracts with suppliers, manning of crews, ...

  • Executive project manager Jardboranir HF / Iceland Drilling (IDC)   (Jun 07 - Aug 11)

    Jun 2007 - Aug 2011

    Iceland Drilling

    Iceland > Reykjavik

    Management: Drilling

    Responsible for all drilling operations both in Iceland and abroad, responsible for IDC´s rig fleet and crews. Cost control, control of drilling schedules, negosiations and contracts with suppliers, control of all rental tools in co-operation with rental tool companies, reqruitment of crews, leadership role in HSE and QHSE, reported to IDC´s CEO.

  • Project manager Jardboranir HF / Iceland Drilling   (Jan 05 - Jun 07)

    Jan 2005 - Jun 2007

    Iceland Drilling

    Iceland > Reykjavik

    Management: Drilling

    Responsible for one rig in the IDC´s crew fleet. Cost control, control of drilling schedules, reqruitment of crews, leadership role in HSE and QHSE. Was responsible for supervision of building of the HH-300 rig Tyr in Italy 2007.

  • Project Manager – Osey Shipyard, Iceland   (Jan 00 - Dec 04)

    Jan 2000 - Dec 2004

    Osey hf - shipyard


    Engineering: Project Engineering

    Main responsibilities were designing of fishing vessels, design of various modification works onboard vessels, work on tenders, cost control and planning of the day to day work in the shipyard. Designed 3 types of successfull fishing vessel types, 15m, 22m and 36m vessels.

  • Technical manager of a consulting company - Skipa- og vélataekni ehf   (Sep 97 - Jan 00)

    Sep 1997 - Jan 2000

    Skipa og velataekni hf

    Iceland > Reykjavik

    Management: Engineering

    Main responsibilities were design work, consultance work for the icelandic fishing industry, fishing vessel owners, fish factories and various other companies.

  • Project Manager – Eimskip, icelandic shipping line   (Aug 95 - Sep 97)

    Aug 1995 - Sep 1997


    Iceland > Reykjavik

    Operations (other): Preventive/Predictive maintenance

    Was in charge of all repairs on the companies container fleet, both in Iceland and abroad (Europe and USA). Leasing of containers, purchase of new containers, selling of old containers, cost control, budget estimates.

  • Surveyor   (Aug 92 - Aug 95)

    Aug 1992 - Aug 1995

    Lloyd´s Register of Shipping

    Iceland > Reykjavik

    Survey: Surveyor

    Worked in the Iceland office as a surveyor, both hull and engines. Main activities were inspections and surveys on fishing vessels, coast guard vessels, research vessels and container vessels.

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Training & Certification

Qualification Gained/Expired
Drilling mud and mud materials AVA S.p.A, Ítaly Gained: 15/05/2010
NDT – non destructive testing - Lloyd´s Register of Shipping Gained: 01/03/1993
Drilling bits Gained: 15/02/2009
Well cap - supervisor level Gained: 15/02/2006
HSE system, QHSAS Gained: 15/05/2009
Wel cap - supervisor level Gained: 15/05/2009

Industry Experience

Industry Area Experience
Drilling - Supervisor 8 Yrs
Management - Drilling 8 Yrs
Engineering - Vessel 6 Yrs
Survey - Surveyor 3 Yrs

Project Experience

Project Type Experience
Project support 15 Yrs
Drilling Support 8 Yrs
Non Oil and Gas 8 Yrs
Land Drilling 8 Yrs
Ship Yard 4 Yrs

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