National Hyperbaric Centre Appoints Operations Manager
06 August 2015
National Hyperbaric Centre welcomes Jim Creighton as Operations Manager at their facility in Aberdeen. Jim has over 25 years’ experience within the diving industry, most recently as UK Business Unit Diving Manager at Technip. Jim will be overseeing operations across all departments, further enhancing and ensuring the successful delivery of NHC products and services.
Jim will become an integral member of the Hyperbaric Rescue team at NHC, organising and overseeing Hyperbaric Reception operations from a point of view of safety and efficiency. He has extensive experience within this field from his time at Technip where he assisted with the contingency plans for Hyperbaric Lifeboat recovery to the NHC facility.
Jim spent 15 years diving commercially, with the last eight of those years being as a regular member of the saturation team on the Technip DSV Orelia. In 2004, Jim spent time at college and university before re-joining at Technip as a trainee project engineer. Jim then spent his time working as a Project Engineer or Subsea Asset Engineer for Dive Contractors and Operators before returning to Technip as Diving Manger.
Ben Sharples, JFD Technical Director, said: "It is great to welcome Jim to NHC. He has a lot of relevant operational experience under his belt and will play a large part in maintaining and enhancing NHC’s position as the centre of excellence for subsea safety.”
Jim is also available to support NHC’s consultancy business having worked as a client representative and diving focal point, conducting peer reviews on operational procedures and installation and repair methodologies.
National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) provides services and expertise to the subsea, renewables and pressure-related industries. NHC offers a wide range of services from commercial diver training, hyperbaric welding, subsea testing, consulting and emergency services to customers worldwide. NHC is a part of James Fisher and Sons.