Rob Edmundson Fcmi

  • United Arab Emirates, Ajman
  • rob.edmundson@icloud.com
Rob Edmundson  Fcmi

General Manager at ISEAS

Summary

Highly experienced chartered manager, with a track record of delivering projects successfully, on time and within budget. Familiar with all of the latest innovations and working within a broad range of environments and technologies. Active and potential clients will be impressed with industry knowledge, meticulous management and creativity, allowing lasting relationships to be formed within multi-cultural environments.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Present

General Manager

ISEAS LLC.

General Manager,

Projects:

  • Establishing West African office to implement globalization of the company.
  • Initiating and overseeing green energy project(offshore induction generators) in Ghana.
  • EPC pipeline projects, procurement/Installation/Commissioning of 32” to ” pipelines, risers and tie-ins. ROV IRM project using Argus Mariner XXL medium work class ROV, off the coast of Oman.
  • Saturation projects covering Metrology, Tie-ins and spool-piece installation, including crossings and free-span corrections of 4”, 12” 14”, 16”, 18” and 32” pipelines-Southern Persian Gulf.
  • Saturation projects covering Metrology, Tie-ins and spool-piece installation, including crossings and free-span corrections of 4”, 12” 14”, 16”, 18” and 32” pipelines-Northern Persian Gulf.
  • Buckled pipeline recovery and repairs to subsea pipelines.
Apr 2013 - Aug 2013

Superintendent (Construction - Saturation diving)

ISEAS LLC

Superintendent th th (96 Day offshore contract) Projects: Mobilization of Saturation System and team onboard PLB C-MASTER Saturation and Air Diving offshore operations management, of PLB C-Master & DSV LBL Metrology surveys prior to sub sea installations 32” pipeline with 4” piggyback. Spool-piece installations, Tie-ins(32” pipelines with piggy-back control lines) Pipeline repairs(cutting out buckle using Broco, installing wet head & replacing pipeline).

SBM installation TOMBUK.

May 2012 - Jan 2013

Operations Manager

Fendercare Marine
Operations Manager; Diving Operations st Projects: Mobilization of Diving system, Inspection systems and teams. Annual IRM program and anode installation for the Kinsale‘ A' jacket, located offshore Cork. ROV survey & drill rig support off the West African Coast. BP Angola FPSO Export Tanker Support Services, CALM buoy maintenance(blk's 18 &31). ROV survey of jetty pilings BP terminal Isle of Grain. ROV familiarization with Atlantas Marine O/C ROV pilot Training completed. Day to day management of diving and ROV project teams, implementation and review of new policies to improve existing operations, engineering processes and safety procedures. Assisting in the technical aspects for bids with the tendering and proposals team for contracts on a global basis.(e.g. Decommissioning and re installation of Nigerian platforms and pipelines; IRM & installation of lines and risers using multiple DPII and barges offshore Far East
Mar 2012 - Apr 2012

Operations Manager

Dulam Subsea Services

Project/Operations Manager; Diving & Operations (Short term contract) Projects: Installation of‘ Node' support clamps and cross bracing replacement repairs, to extend jacket life. Pre Engineering ROV survey reporting on various locations in the Persian Gulf. Spool-piece installations, Tie-ins(from 4” to 20” pipelines with piggy-back control lines & F/O cables) using saturation and Air diving procedures. Free-span correction of pipeline at various locations in the Persian Gulf. LBL Metrology surveys prior to sub sea installations. Free span correction ROV survey, Saturation and Air diving. Hot tapping 32” pipeline to flush debris and release cleaning PIG. UXO ROV, ACFM surveys on Jetties(Northern Gulf). Pipeline ROV survey using tracker to establish free-spans and buried 32” pipe routing. Various bids ONGC contracts(Indian Ocean). IRM & UWILD Implementation and review of new policies. Improvement to existing operations, engineering processes and safety procedures. Complete re-certification of recently acquired DSV including the built-in multi chamber diving system. Ensuring QHSE policies and IMCA guidelines were followed. Assisting the Tenders and Proposals team with technical backup for all bids. Management, Project Development & Co-ordination;

2010 - 2012 

Khalifa A. Algosaibi Diving & Marine Technical services Co.

Diving & Military/ Medical and Training industry

  • Running the Saudi operation from Jubail for the RSNF (Jubail & Jeddah), maintenance programs for diving, special forces  and weapons installation specialist equipment.
  • RSAF Daran installation and maintenance of Flight Simulator, Hypobaric/Hyperbarice installations etc.
  • Border Guard (Dammam & Jeddah)  Installation of Decompression Chambers.
2009 - 2010

Specialist Consultant

Gator Global.
Specialist Consultant to For the sales, supply and advisement to Middle Eastern Naval Special Forces units of training, marine and diving equipment as well as a range of ancillary equipment and training options. Also Joint Venturing with Howarth Finance Group for funding of special projects.
1988 - 2008

Director

Howarth(Finance) Group Ltd

Director(Special Projects): Privately Held Based in the Middle East and UK. Operating on a global basis. Managing finance through private equity sources for the purpose of fund procurement for a diverse range of projects including:

  • Fast Naval vessel procurement(no armaments)
  • Training equipment for special forces units
  • Diving equipment
  • Commercial property acquisition
  • International company financial restructuring
  • Major construction project financing
  • Strategic asset management
  • Offshore banking Protection
  • Client diversity from the construction industry to governmental projects
1985 - 1988

Project Manager

Wharton Williams Taylor Diving, WUE Norway

Operations/Project Manager:. Offshore Construction industry

BP ULA Project

Assistant Operations Manager and Project Manager for leading offshore commercial diving companies. Managing projects in the North Sea, Norwegian, Danish & UK sectors. Project Managing the and inspection contract. Based in the STAVANGER office, responsibilities included the formulation and evaluation of various working, safety and contingency procedures, collation and acceptance by the client of all welding, diving, ROV, safety and inspection procedures. Selection of operations teams, Liaisons with vessels, client(both in NORWAY and UK) and sub-contractors for all aspects of contracts. Management of personnel, equipment, ROV's, therapeutic gases, NDT, medical supplies and materials supplied to vessels. Liaison with foreign clients and company offices on a worldwide basis, ensuring the smooth running of the contracts.

Offshore Superintendent manager:
Andaman Islands Drilling contract. Managing the full refurbishment of the Draeger deep diving system on-board the Vessel DS 'SAGHAR PRABHAT' including testing and commissioning of the system. Management of the day to day running of the diving contract and liaisons with the Client in MADRAS, the company office in BOMBAY and the oil company offshore OIM. Control of diving teams consisting of 25 to 40 personnel (multi-nationals), all therapeutic gases, medical supplies and general diving supplies. Liaison with clients and company offices, ensuring the smooth running of the contract

Operations Manager:
Stationed in the ABERDEEN (HQ) office, assisting the Overseas General Managing the running of all manned and unmanned overseas contracts. Pricing, costing and invoicing for vessels, personnel, NDT equipment, ROV’s, medical supplies and materials for the various contracts throughout the world. Liaison with all foreign clients and company offices on a worldwide basis, ensuring the smooth running of the contracts.

1981 - 1985

Saturation Diving Superintendent

Williams, Nordive, KD Marine

Saturation Diving Superintendent: Bergships a/s, Scan Dive, Wharton Svitzer Offshore Construction industry

Offshore Superintendent manager:
Andaman Islands Drilling contract. Managing the full refurbishment of the Draeger deep diving system on-board the Vessel DS 'SAGHAR PRABHAT' including testing and commissioning of the system. Management of the day to day running of the diving contract and liaisons with the Client in MADRAS, the company office in BOMBAY and the oil company offshore OIM. Control of diving teams consisting of 25 to 40 personnel (multi-nationals), all therapeutic gases, medical supplies and general diving supplies. Liaison with clients and company offices, ensuring the smooth running of the contract

Operations Manager:
Stationed in the ABERDEEN (HQ) office, assisting the Overseas General Managing the running of all manned and unmanned overseas contracts. Pricing, costing and invoicing for vessels, personnel, NDT equipment, ROV’s, medical supplies and materials for the various contracts throughout the world. Liaison with all foreign clients and company offices on a worldwide basis, ensuring the smooth running of the contracts.

Diving Superintendent / Diving Supervisor:
Scan Dive, Bergships a/s
Offshore Construction industry
1977 - 1981
Duties whilst working on various contracts for the above companies included all aspects of on site management of the construction and inspection diving, in Saturation as well as bounce diving mode's, using both air and mixed gas (Heliox). Decompression chamber management, gas mixing, environmental control systems and diving systems maintenance, stock control of all equipment, therapeutic gas and medical supplies. These positions required a comprehensive knowledge of engineering practices, U/W physics and physiology as well as general diving, safety procedures, medical procedures and offshore engineering and operations management.
Experienced gained on: Jack-ups, Drill-Ships, DP DSV's, Lay Barges, Jet Barges, Heavy lift Barges, Semi Submersibles, SBM/SPM, Hydro-couplings, Hyperbaric Welding Habitats, NDT, ROV’s, Explosives, Seabed Clearance, Pipeline, Wellheads and Seabed manifolds.
Range; North Sea, Norway, Mexico.

Saturation Diver / Bounce Diver (mixed Gas);
Ocean Systems, Solus Schall, COMEX, ScanDive, Northern Divers, Hydrospace
Offshore Construction industry
1973 – 1977
Working on various contracts including all aspects of construction and inspection diving in saturation and bounce diving Mode's using either air or mixed gas (Heliox).
Decompression chamber management, gas mixing, environmental control systems and diving system maintenance. These positions required a comprehensive knowledge of engineering practices, U/W physics and physiology as well as general diving, safety and medical procedures and operations.
Experienced gained on: Jack-ups, Drill-Ships, DP DSV's, Lay Barges, Jet Barges, Heavy lift Barges (Jacket installations), Semi Submersibles, SBM/SPM, Hydro-couplings, Hyperbaric Welding Habitats, NDT, ROV’s, Explosives, Seabed Clearance, Pipeline, Wellheads and Seabed manifolds.
Range; North Sea, Nigeria, Qatar, Oman, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Humber River UK.



Education

Education

ONC

Durham College

Electrical Engineering

City & Guilds Electrical Fitter Certificate

Durham College

Electrical Engineering

City & Guilds Electrical Technicians Certificate

South Shields Marine Technical College

Electrical Engineering

Certifications

Certifications

Norwegian Bell Divers Certificate

Norwegian Government

Photo ID Card

AODC Parts i, ii, iii, iv

AODC

Commercial Diving Certification