Field & Operations Engineer
Antarctic Research Centre
Phone: 04 463 9662
Location: Room 513, Cotton Building, Gate 7, Kelburn Parade, Kelburn Campus
Roles and Responsibilities
Darcy started working with the Antarctic Research Centre's Science Drilling Office in March 2009. He is involved with Alex Pyne in providing engineering technical support, taking conceptual designs for drilling equipment and developing engineered solutions and drawings for fabrication and construction of drilling and ancillary support equipment. Other tasks involve arranging and carrying out maintenance of equipment and providing engineering/drilling support during site drilling operations.
Darcy has 17 years engineering experience working in various industries. These include; a pulp and paper manufacturer gaining an Advanced Trade Certificate in Fitting, Turning and Machining, building maintenance services industry (UK), a beef processing/refrigeration plant firstly as a Maintenance Fitter then secondly as an Engineer, while completing his New Zealand Certificate of Engineering (Mechanical), and more recently as a Mechanical Design Draughtsperson and Project Manager for a quarry and mining equipment manufacturer.