Adam Burton

  • Second Engineer on a DP3 Semi submersible flotel
  • Horstead, NR12 7JX, UK
  • 16/04/2019
Full time Engineering

Personal Summary

Key Skills
Experienced with Kongsberg and Emerson power management systems.
Star IPS planned maintenance system including writing of work reports, ordering spare parts and stock checking.
Q4 electronic permit to work and task risk assessment system.
Working to cost efficient maintenance programs with tight deadlines.
Experience of working in ship yards overseeing the dry docking and construction of vessels.
Working on various types of power machinery, auxiliary equipment and gas turbines. Experience on working on many types and make of diesel engines

Work Experience

Second Engineer on a DP3 Semi submersible flotel
Sep 2011 - Prosafe Offshore Ltd

During my time within the company I was part of a team working in Singapore for the construction of one of the companies flotel vessels, overseeing contractors and commissioning of all the main power systems and auxiliary equipment, preparing the vessel for its first contract within the Norwegian sector.
Vessel is powered with Wartsila 16V26D 5200kW main engines and propelled with Rolls Royce UUC 405 FP Azimuth Thrusters with a Kongsberg power management

May 2010 - Sep 2011 PetroServ

Overseeing the final part of the construction and commissioning of a FDPSO Dynamic Producer preparing the vessel for its first contract in the Santos Basin offshore of Rio De Janeiro. Working on all the required equipment for this type of vessel, including Wartsila 16V26D main engines, Rolls Royce Azimuth Thrusters and Solar Dual Fuel Gas Turbines, the vessel was working on the Emerson power management system

Mar 2009 - May 2010 Sea Trucks Group

As a second engineer working in Singapore ship yard overseeing the final part of the construction of the Jascon 25 DP3 Construction Vessel and preparing the vessel for delivery, commencement and completion of its first contract on the Pyrenees Installation Western Australia. Vessel was powered by Caterpillar 3516B main engines, propelled by Rolls Royce retractable azimuth thrusters and using Kongsberg power management system. The vessel had the facility of a Huisman 800 ton crane.

3rd Engineer onboard some
Apr 2008 - Feb 2009 WesternGeco

of WesternGeco's seismic research vessels working under both the chief engineer and second engineer in the running and repairs of all the vessels power and auxiliary equipment

3rd and 2nd Engineer on many of the companies supply and standby vessels
Jul 1996 - Mar 2008 Seacor

Maintaining the main engines, propulsion units and all other auxiliary equipment for the safe and efficient running of these ships.

Second Engineer III
Mar 1990 - Jun 1996 Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food

March 1990 to June 1996
Working as a motorman on a research vessel I obtained my maritime qualification of Second Engineer III/3 and was promoted to 4th Engineer undertaking full responsibility of watch keeping on a very busy vessel.

Relevant Courses
Maritime Radio Operator Certificate of Competence Short Range Certificate
Kongsberg K-Chief Step 1 - System Introduction
Wartsila Engine W26 Operation and Practical Advanced & UNIC C2
High Voltage Training Management Level
Authorised Gas Tester Level 1,2 & 3
ECT Offshore Service Drinking Water Handling
Minimum Industry Safety Training MIST
Offshore Emergency Response Team Leader
Reliability-centred Maintenance II (RCM2)
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
Certificate of Proficiency in Security Awareness
Escape Chute Training in accordance with Norwegian Oil & Gas Association
Compressed Air Emergency Breathing System Initial Deployment Training (CA EBS)
Abrasive Wheels Awareness
Fall Arrest Suspension & Rescue Equipment, Safety Harness User and Inspection and Work at Height Rescue


City and Guilds in Oil and gas - separation