offshore

  1. Lou

    Are you for or against offshore wind farms and tidal barriers?

    Been discussing this in another thread and I thought it would be interesting to see what others thought about this type of renewable energy for the UK. Here is the thread, discussion welcome :) New Offshore Renewable Energy Wind Farms announced in the UK
  2. Lou

    New Offshore Renewable Energy Wind Farms Announced in UK

    The government have today announced new wind farms in the UK at the lowest prices yet. The farms will power around 7 million homes by 2025 and offers investors in the wind farms the lowest prices so far at £39.65 per megawatt per hour. For comparison the new nuclear power station set to open...
  3. M.Polipartov

    UK CompEx training centre near London?

    Hi every one! I’m looking in doing CompEx 01-04 at the end of October. What will be the best training centre to go for? Is there one around London? I’ve heard there was one in Basildon but can’t find any contact information to book it. Thanks
  4. O

    CompEx course advice

    Hi, I am doing my CompEx Ex01-04 in May without much on site industrial experience (mainly commercial). Just wondering if there is anybody out here who has done this and can offer any advice, tips or possible revision materials in order to get through it first time. Thanks in advance
  5. S

    Offshore Electricians

    Hi everyone, I'm looking for some advice, been chatting with a mate who wants to go offshore (he's mechanical) and have been looking into myself now also. Can anyone recommend a pathway and any suitable qualifications that I should be considering doing (except for survival training) ? Looking...
  6. P

    Industrial Looking for offshore work as an electrician

    Hello all, im a sparky with 5 years post apprenticeship experience in domestic, commercial, street lighting and a bit of industrial too. I am trying to find some offshore work in oil and gas to be specific and its proving to be difficult.. I'm thinking of having a professional cv done by the oil...
  7. P

    Industrial Offshore work. starting off.

    Hi Guys New to this. I was just looking if anyone had any tips or leads or know who's hiring in the oil and gas sectors. Really want to start my career offshore as it has interested me for a while. Any help would be appreciated. Cheers
  8. D

    Working offshore?

    Hey guys! been time served for nearly 2 years now, and im slowly bit surely warming to the idea of maybe working offshore! What i want to know is what courses do i need exactly for it? Been told a mixture of different things but hopefully you guys can perhaps put my mind at ease and give me a...
  9. I

    Going into rov work

    Was thinking about looking into becoming an rov pilot a friend of mine said they like people with electrical or mechanical experience. Anyone on this forum gone from being a spark to rov what did you think. Is it worth doing course at the underwater centre or to try and get into a company and...
  10. A

    Additional courses for Oil and Gas work

    Hi there. I am new to this forum and have a few questions. I am planning to go into the oil and gas industry as an electrician in hopefull around 2 years time. The reason for the delay is I have my first child due in November. Does anyone have any ideas what additional courses I could do to...
  11. D

    Job help. Please

    Hi guys, not really on this much as a poster, just on for info. Currently in a situation where I'm going to be loosing my job on finishing my apprenticeship, will be qualified as an electrical engineer with the side of controls systems with plcs. Am looking at going onto the rigs was looking...
  12. P

    AMEC trade test

    Hi Lads, Anyone here sat a trade test for AMEC? I've got one this month and was after a heads up on the questions they ask. Im COMPEX trained and work on a gas site at the moment so I'm not worried but I hate doing anything blind. Thanks in advance. Paul
  13. W

    Just thought I would throw this one out there - OFFSHORE work

    Chaps, Been thinking about a career either offshore or in the wind industry for some time. It is in fact, the reason I took up any interest in electrics at all if im honest. However, my current job role is all well and good, for now, but before i bang my head on the ever approaching glass...
  14. S

    Onshore / Offshore turbine installer

    Hi all Currently getting my 16th up to my 17th (been out the sparking for a few years). Really interested in Wind turbine installation and maintenance, but it seems pretty damn hard to get into that field. Any advice? Did a search on here... not much seemed to come up. Got my CV to every...
  15. K

    Why cant the iet do this with bs7671 ?

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology Welcome [logout] MyIET HomeWiring Regulations Cable colour changes BS 7671 CD-ROM Books Ships and offshore installations e-books Courses Electrical installation Test and maintenance Wiring Matters 2004 For advertisers...
  16. S

    work for Senior Authorised Persons 13kV to 132kV

    We are currently looking to recruit several Senior Authorised Persons with voltage authorisation from 13kV to 132kV to work on Offshore Wind Farm Construction. Previous Offshore experience is not essential as Offshore Survival and Tower Access courses will be provided by our company. Only...
  17. S

    Work for Senior Authorised Persons 13kV to 132kV

    We are currently looking to recruit several Senior Authorised Persons with voltage authorisation from 13kV to 132kV to work on Offshore Wind Farm Construction. Previous Offshore experience is not essential as Offshore Survival and Tower Access courses will be provided by our company. This role...
  18. K

    offshore work

    looking for any information to get offshore. all the jobs ive looked at say need previous experience offshore but how do you get it if no-one will take you out. i have my survival so would be grateful for any feedback. many thanks
  19. L

    compex training

    Hi people I am thinking about doing the compex electrical training course, could anyone inform me of how much they payed for this course, and is it hard to do??
  20. J

    Compex training

    Alright gents,thinking of going for my compex training,fancied it for a while,just wondered if anyone has done it and if it was worth it? Did it open other opportunities? cheers lads
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