63 Holmesdale Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8EF.
Home telephone: 01444 250449
Mobile telephone: 07917026620


An HND qualified Mechanical Engineer who is enthusiastic, highly motivated, proactive and resourceful, who understands the importance of time management and prioritisation of work.


Strong communication skills at all levels whilst exercising tact and diplomacy.
Practical ability in managing tasks, solving problems & applying creativity.
The capacity to work on my own initiative or as a team member.
Use and application of personal computers.
A methodical approach to fault diagnosis.
Ability to perform well under pressure.


1996 to 1998 University of Brighton- HND (Educational Excellence)
In Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering
The HND course was undertaken whilst working nights to support myself financially.

1991 to 1993 Guildford College of Technology- OND & City & Guilds
In Automotive Engineering

1983 to 1987 Rodborough School of Secondary Education- O levels
In Maths, Physics, Technical drawing, English, History & Art


2010 to Present-Full Time Parent/Part Time self employed CAD Draughtsman
Raising my 3 & a half year old twin girls. (Due to child care costs matching potential net salary)
Recently started doing part time private CAD drawings/plans mainly for the domestic building industry part time whilst children at Pre school for 15 hours per week.

2004 to 2010-Parker Hannifin
To design & create layout & construction drawings of hydraulic power unit tanks using AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor & Excel Spreadsheets.
To assist & advise on streamlining the drawing office procedures.

2001 to 2004 Bio-Bubble Ltd, Emsworth Yacht Harbour, Thorney Road, Emsworth
Design / Development Engineer
To design water treatment plants for many different sites using AutoCAD 2D & 3D.
Solving design issues with clients and sub-contractors by phone and meetings.
Organising design/drawing office to ISO 9001 standards.

2000 to 2001 Eaton Hydraulics, New Lane, Havant, Hampshire
Research & Development Technician
Modifying & testing existing & prototype hydraulic components.
Setting up & calibrating testing instrumentation, and using oscilloscopes.
Data processing & manipulation of formulae using Microsoft Excel.
Technical report writing.

1998 to 2000 Ricardo Consulting Engineers Ltd, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex
Engineering Test Technician
Setting up & calibrating engine testing instrumentation, and using oscilloscopes.
Prototype internal combustion engine noise, vibration & harshness testing.
Prototype internal combustion engine design & validation testing.
Data processing & manipulation of formulae using Microsoft Excel.
Technical report writing.

1996 to 1998 Leisure Security Services Ltd, Aldershot, Hampshire
Part Time Licensed Door Supervisor
(To support full time HND studies)

1994 to 1996 Autela Components, Burgess Hill, East Sussex
Assistant Branch Manager
Maintaining stock levels of automotive components.
Coordinating & organising delivery drivers and shop staff.
Preparing orders from motor vehicle dealerships & the automotive trade.
Creating sales & promoting special offers.
Covering for the manager in his absence.

1993 to 1994 Reece Brothers Restoration, Aldershot, Hampshire
Motor Vehicle Technician
Restoring classic cars to show room conditions.
Rebuilding engines & diagnosing faults with ignition & fuel injection systems.
Rebuilding & repairing gearboxes.
Welding corroded chassis.
Diagnosing & repairing electrical faults.

1991 to 1993 Winterton Arms, Chiddingfold, Surrey
Part Time Barman
(To support full time OND studies)

1987 to 1991 Fox’s of Guildford, Guildford, Surrey
Apprentice Mechanic
Servicing & repairing vehicles of all makes.

Interests include keeping up to date with engineering developments through Incorporated Engineer newspapers and journals. Technology & Computing. Quantum Physics.


  • Brighton University Higher National Diploma (UK Qualification), Mechanical/Manufacturing 1998 graduation
  • Guildford College Ordinary National Diploma (UK Qualification), Automotive Engineering 1993 graduation