Recruiters: To view this profile, please Register / Login

Jobseekers: To make your profile available to Recruiters for free, opt for Premium Membership

Peter Carss

Candidate ID: 1958538

Career Summary

Graduate with 25 years experience in Oil / Gas / Petroleum functional area

Skill Set

Geologist, HSE Consultant, Marine / Civils Engineer

Professional Information

Total Experience : 25

Nationality : United Kingdom

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : Oil / Gas / Petroleum

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

Detailed Profile

Pete Carss
56 Bank Crescent,
United Kingdom
01531 248 427/ 07825 477 695


Profile Summary
Twelve years working as a Petroleum Geologist in the North Sea, Algeria and Kazakhstan.
Ten years in the U.K. Commercial Diving Sector, undertaking Civil Engineering and construction works.
The last four years, I have been operating a Health and Safety Consultancy business in the U.K.
Due to Covid, this work has ceased, and I am now actively seeking employment, either as a contractor or full-time employee.
I am currently undertaking my NEBOSH Oil and Gas, and Construction Certificate.

ISO 45001(IOSH) and 14001 (IEMA) Certified Auditor
SMSTS Certified
CSCS Silver Card. (AQP)
HSE Part 4 Commercial Diver
Project Management
Excellent at staff training and Coaching
Lateral thinker, problem solver and decision-maker
Firm but fair
A can-do, get the job done attitude.
Prepared to speak my mind, but take in and listen to others opinions
Highly skilled at leadership, Proactive and fun to work with
Up to date with Contractors, Designers and Manufacturers Regulations
Strong Technical Skills and practical ability with machinery and electronics
Data management, analysis and interpretation and good presentation skills
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
Self-motivated, self-confident, organised and observant
Fluent English, reasonable spoken French, basic Spanish, very basic Arabic and Russian
Commercial diver and skipper

Work Experience
Three Counties Health and Safety Consultants.
Ledbury, Herefordshire. U.K. (2016 – 2021)
Managing Director
HSE consultancy business, specialising in small local businesses in the area that couldn't employ a full-time H & S employee. From setting up Health and Safety Policies and Safety Management Systems to Auditing (14001 and 45001) and site inspections, accident investigations and root cause analysis. Fire Safety and Risk Assessments, PAT testing, PTW systems, Regulatory Compliance, Aiding companies in their understanding the Contractors, Designers and Manufactures Regulations and Compliance issues, and relevant Documentation. Due to the Covid outbreak, the consultancy work dried up, and the business ceased operating.

Scillonian Diving Services
Isles of Scilly, Cornwall (2006 - 2016)
Managing Director

Onshore and nearshore Civil engineering work. From Harbour wall construction and repairs to Cable laying, mooring installation and maintenance, armouring and trenching, commissioning of sewerage outfalls and desalination intake systems, tide gauges, Fendering, NDT Inspections, marine survey work, lifting operations, salvage and film work, amongst many other projects.
I had preferred contractor status with the local Council and the Duchy of Cornwall throughout this period.
With no health and safety support readily available, I took on the responsibility of getting the business up to date and compliant with the current regulations at the time. I was responsible for all acts of Health, safety, training and welfare of my employees, complying with legislation in a very stringent industry. Daily Operations such as toolbox talks before a job start-up, Dynamic Risk Assessments, Safety risk analysis. The Day to Day financial accounting and operations of the business. Over the ten years of running this business, I achieved a zero accident rate.

Baker Hughes, a G.E. Company, Geologist (1994 – 2006)
Working Overseas in Algeria and Kazakhstan, and the North Sea.
Junior logger, Senior logger, senior data engineer / Unit Manager. Formation pressure evaluation engineer and kick detection operator. Standard Field Laboratory Testing and monitoring, gas analysis, H2s detection. Standard logging operations from rig up to rig down. Installing, operating and maintaining all appropriate monitoring equipment. Daily reports, end of well reporting, Technical Support, Data Collection and real-time monitoring of Well dynamics. I had the responsibility of Supervising a four-person multinational crew and running real-time well site information transfer systems. The first three years were in the North Sea, followed by six years in Algeria in the Hassi Berkine field. With the last three years in the Tengiz field of Kazakhstan as a contractor (Logistics) working out of Atyrau.

Bachelor of Science: Applied And Environmental Geology, BSc (Hons)
University Of Birmingham (1991-1994) - Birmingham U.K
Oil and Gas exploration, Geotechnical Engineering, Mining, Coastal Erosion and Mitigation. Waste Management, Hydrology, Geophysics, Geochemistry, Basin analysis, Sequence stratigraphy, Facies Analysis, Structural Geology, log analysis and interpretation. Thin section analysis, as well as standard core subjects.
Truro School (1986-1988) - Cornwall
A-Levels: Geology, Geography, Design (Grades: A, A, A)

NEBOSH National General Certificate
NEBOSH International General Certificate
ISO 45001 (IOSH) & 14001 (IEMA) Auditor
SMSTS Certified
CSCS Silver Card (AQP)
Certified PAT Tester
Level 2 food hygiene certificate
Full clean U.K. driving license
HSE Part 4 Commercial diver
Commercially endorsed Yacht Master Offshore
Emergency first responder
RYA Radar, VHF, MCA approved engine course
STCW firefighting and sea survival, first aid, current medical

Windsurfing, kiteboarding, canoeing, reading, travelling and diving.

Available upon Request.