Meet the Team: Alex MacGill
Name: Alex MacGill
Job title: Operations Supervisor
Location: United Kingdom
When did you join Team DeltaTek?
16th of September 2019
Before joining DeltaTek, tell us a little about what you’ve been up to?
I began my career as an apprentice Electro-Mechanical Maintenance Technician at Baker Hughes carried out assembly, maintenance and overhaul of MWD/LWD directional drilling equipment. I completed a 4-year modern apprenticeship during this time and gained an HNC in Mechanical Engineering.
After 6 years I left and decided to take a year out to go travelling. Travelling around New Zealand in a campervan for 4 months before working for 3 months. I carried on travelling visiting countries like Fiji, Australia, Philippines, Hong Kong and Thailand. I finished it all off with a month-long motorbike trip in Vietnam from south to north.
After returning home from travelling I wanted to get my teeth sunk into a new challenge and joined the team at DeltaTek.
What does your job entail?
- Supervising SeaCure/QuikCure technology deployment activities from offshore drilling units in the UK, Norway and Eastern Mediterranean for DeltaTek clients
- Provide operational, engineering & technical support to the DeltaTek management team during the operational deployments of the technologies at the client well sites
- Preparing QuikCure and SeaCure assemblies for offshore shipment and carry out planned maintenance and repair on return from the rig site
- I strive to ensure continuous improvement to the maintenance workflow in the workshop. Creating maintenance procedures, checklists and instilling best practices to uphold reliability and quality
Have there been any highlights since joining DeltaTek? What do you enjoy about working here?
It has been refreshing joining such an enthusiastic close-knit team that all share the same passion to deliver reliable, cost-saving products that greatly benefit the industry.
The employees we have here work excellent as a team and each and everyone has incredible knowledge, experience and skills to bring to the table.
Is there anything that you’ve learned about the tools, technology or company that has surprised you?
Each day I learn more about how SeaCure and QuikCure have benefitted operators by producing perfect cement jobs while also drastically saving time.
DeltaTek product range is exceedingly robust, reliable and effective. I have been proactive through a lot of the ArticuLock development stage and learned a lot during this time and I am excited to see this product utilised in the field.