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Wesley MacDonald

Candidate ID: 1916930

Career Summary

Scaffold Shutdown /Campaign Coordinator CITB NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION TRAINING COLLEGE with 21 years experience in Oil / Gas / Petroleum functional area both onshore & offshore.

Skill Set

Scaffold Shutdown /Campaign Coordinator

Professional Information

Total Experience : 22

Nationality : United Kingdom

Qualification Level : Higher Secondary School & Equivalent

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Wesley Macdonald
Safety/Scaffolding Specialist
Address: The Retreat, Barbaraville, Invergordon, IV18 0NA
Email:| Mob: +447815145066
Recognised as a skilled professional with 20+ years’ overall experience working across the Oil & Gas, Offshore sector and renewables sector complemented with international experience. Experienced working in a number of roles as a Health & Safety Specialist as well as a Campaign / Shutdown Coordinator, Scaffold Advisor and Safety Inspector. Competent in creating/reviewing Risk Assessments, Method Statements and Permits with a proven track record in identifying safety threats.
Demonstrates a solid track record of recommending safety guidelines on project/scaffolding processes while complying with company and applicable HSE regulations. Dedicated and focused with an outstanding knowledge of legislation powered with the ability to thrive within deadline driven and arduous environments.

• CISRS Advanced Scaffolder No 00848329/1 •
• CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspector
• NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational •
Health & Safety
• NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational •
Health & Safety •
• IOSH Managing Safely institution of Occupational Safety
and Health Trained •
• IIRCA ISO 9001: 2015 QMS Internal Auditor Trained •
• Incident/Accident Investigation Trained •
• Working at Height, Unit 1-4. Height Safety Awareness •
through to •
• Management Level •
• Confined space / Rescue trained
• SVQ LV 3 Rigging & Construction •
• NSL Banks-man and Slinging Trained •
NPORS Operator Overhead Crane, No N104P
NPORS Operator M.E.W.P Mobile Boom, No
NPORS Operator - Counterbalance Lift Truck
(Between 0-15 tonne) No NOO1B2 LV2-ISSOW and MAXMIO Trained Offshore Survival Certificate (OPITO) Full Offshore Medical Certificate
MIST trained
Offshore Safety Representative Previously
Previously Trained Offshore Emergency Response Team Member
Career Overview
Services Campaign / Shutdown Coordinator
Project: Lomond / North Everest / Armada Platforms
• Previously Trained Offshore Firefighting and
• Helideck Team Member
• Previously Offshore Advanced First Aid
August 2019 to August 2021
• Detailed planning campaign & shutdown scopes of work.
• Assist in the work pack and work instruction compilation & provide weekly updates.
• Liaise with operational teams for maximum performance strategy.
• Complete prestart, toolbox & safety meetings.
• Ensure the workforce adhere to all safe working & environment policies.
• Review & compile permits & JSA for work scope execution.
• Provide onsite overview assurance and ensure compliance with execution requirements of the campaign / shutdown.
• Prepare estimates of man hours required to “scope out” and write field instructions for specific scopes.
• Compile material requirements for each work order.
• Attend and contribute to scope kick off meetings.

• Initiate ISSOW permit requests and facilitate permit readiness with Operations.
• Assess materials ordered against work orders for accuracy and availability and requisition as required.
• Attend planning meetings as required and provide input on scope readiness and progress.
• Liaising with clients to understand requirements and plan forthcoming activities.
• Review Sub-Contractors in accordance with Work at Height regulations and maintaining records.
• Supervise and audit Sub-contractors and line management of scaffold teams to ensured compliance to BS EN 12810/12811 & TG20:13+ SG4:15
• Planning and allocation of scaffold works including material inventory and resources.
• Produce documentation as required to manage the projects including the management of Scaffolding requests and Labour.
• Reviewing design plans and ensure that structures are erected in compliance with engineering requirements.
• Working closely with Contractors to ensure that delivery deadlines are achieved on time, on budget and incident free.
• Identify cost reduction opportunities resulting from improved/changed maintenance techniques.
• Log any delays and reasons which can be analysed to improve efficiency and reduce future delays.
• To assist and support scaffold contractors by advising on erecting and striking scaffold structures as production schedule demands.
Global Energy Group Oct 2018 to May 2019 Marine Project HSE Officer
Project: Diamond Ocean Endeavour
• Carry out risk assessments and consider how risks could be reduced.
• Outline safe operational procedures which identify and take into account all relevant hazards.
• Carry out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
• Ensure working practices are safe and comply with legislation prepare health and safety strategies and develop internal policy.
• Lead in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks.
• Keep records of inspection findings and produce reports that suggest improvements.
• Record incidents and accidents and produce statistics for managers.
• Keep up to date with new legislation and maintain a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any
developments that affect the employer's industry.
• Attend Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) seminars and read professional journals.
• Produce management reports, newsletters and bulletins.
• Ensure equipment is installed safely.
• Manage and organise the safe disposal of hazardous substances, e.g. asbestos.
• Advise on a range of specialist areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.
Atlantis Resources Aug 2015 to Aug 2018 Facilities Manager
Project: Nigg Energy Park, AR1500 turbine programme
• Completed safety audits and inspections to detect unsafe practices and conditions to ensure standards are aligned with the requirements current legislation.
• Worked with sub-contractors and communicated expectations regarding safety, controlled access and managed all activities within the facility.
• Developed the HSE plan, monitored activities and ensured the safety/welfare of the workforce.
• Reviewed RA/MS (risk assessments & method statements) and reviewed contractor qualification checks with competence assurance.
• Maintained excellent relationships with colleagues at all levels to facilitate quality work, effectiveness and efficiency.
• Reviewed deliverables to ensure schedules were maintained, while meeting with quality standards, endorsing changes to plans where
Chevron Facilities Engineering Cabinda Gulf Oil Company Ltd 2011 to Apr 2015 Scaffold Superintendent / Scaffold Advisor / Safety Inspector
Project: Chevron Representative, Angola, West Africa
• Managed Field Engineering Work Scopes including Turnarounds, Fabrication Maintenance Projects and Inspection and Maintenance activities.
• Completed site inspections as required while ensuring that PPE is issued, worn, and maintained to provide assurance that all legislative
requirements are met.
• Prepared documentation including KPI reports, progress reports, costings and quality reviews.
• Managed 4 scaffolding contractors including Angolan nationals and expats, audited scaffolds and ensured compliance to BS EN 12810/12811
TG20:13+ SG4:15 –. Risk assessment and practices.
• Developed clear and achievable objectives relating to budget, manpower, materials, scheduling, programme and completion of projects.

• Inspected and registered FPE (Fall Protection Equipment) to ensure compliance with industry regulations
• Ensured the safe use of all machinery and equipment, implemented environmental legislation and followed company safety procedures
Global Energy Group Jun 2013 to Oct 2013 Project HSE Officer
Project: Haewene Brim Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel
• Provided safety guidance to cross-functional teams to establish safety standards and ensure that potential hazards are identified.
• Delivered ToolBox Talks to ensure personnel comply with all relevant procedures and deliver high standards of safety performance during
• Resolved health, safety and environment compliance issues and delivering/maintaining a safe and secure working environment for the work force.
• Inspected/audited Confined Space Entry, Environmental Electrical Equipment & Isolations, Cranes, Fall Prevention, First Aid & Facilities, Hazardous Substances, Access & Egress, Lifting Equipment, Lighting Nightshift, Management HSE Tour, Welding, Hot Works and Scaffolding.
• Successfully inducted 1000+ workers across the vessel.
• Maintained cleanliness, accessibility and appearance of work area to reduce risks.
BIS Salamis (Marine & Industrial) Ltd 2003 to 2011 Scaffold Supervisor / Services Company Rep
Project: Lomond Platform, Operated by BP/BG Group
• Provided HSE advice and support to ensure effective control and mitigation of workplace incidents.
• Prepared and reviewed HSE plans, risk assessments and method statements.
• Implemented legislation, best practice, and Total’s health and safety and environmental procedures.
• Oversaw the erecting/dismantling of different scaffold types.
• Consulted on scaffold design, recorded/documented inspections and prepared modifications data.
• Managed safety documentation including Permits, Risk Assessments and complied to BS59575 standards as well as TG20:08, TG04:11, SG4:10,
SG25:10 and other standards.
Salamis/Deborah’s/Cape Industrial Services 2001 to 2003 Scaffold Supervisor
Project: Various Platforms
• Organised Safe Systems of Work and Rescue Plan coordination and conducted Risk Assessments (SG7:09) to identify, isolate and eliminate work hazards.
• Delivered daily Toolbox Talks ensuring all personnel comply with all relevant procedures and deliver high standards of safety performance during all scaffolding operations.
• Supervisory responsibility for Scaffolders and communicated work scopes/schedules.
• Worked off drawings and advised on the suitability of specialised scaffolds including design and access.
Palmers Industrial Services at Barmac 1999 to 2001 Scaffolder
Project: Nigg Bay, Elf Elgin PLQ (Jack-Up Project)
• Erected, altered and dismantled scaffold to the client’s requirements.
• Raised and positioned new sections of scaffolding and bolted pipes together to build up levels.
• Monitored scaffolding during project to identify and resolve weak areas and damage.
• Dismantled scaffolding at the completion of each project.
Duraid Zayouna
Email: Position: Lead Project Engineer, Chevron
Donald MacGregor
Email: Position: Director at Global Energy Group