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Team Profiles

IRATA 3 Rope accesIvan Korchev: As a goal-oriented person and highly motivated professional I like to feel the great sense of accomplishment after handling problems and taking decisions in order to find the best solution. Interested and willing in undertaking new challenges I would like to get hands on a high impact activity that accelerates my development from high potential to high performance to contribute actively towards continuous improvement. Specialties:
Engineering –Rope access –Rescue-Energy Efficiency-Logistics – Maintenance – Field Support – HSE –  – Negotiation – Performance indicators

IRATA L3 Rope access technician 

Address: 13 Helidor Walk , ME10 5AF , Sittingbourne , KentNationality: resident in the UK

 Desired Employment/ Occupational field: Work at Height , Abseiler , IRATA L3 rope access supervisor ,Comercial rescue specialist

 Work experience:

  • October 2014 – Present days

 Name and address of employer: Maple Recourcing – BAM Ritchies

Occupation and position hold: Rope Access safety supervisor

Main activities and responsibilities: Geo –technical and rope access supervisor applayng WAH regulation and IRATA COP on Network Rail MFF Kent Project

2) September 2012 – Present days

Name and address of employer: Absen Rope Access Ltd , Unit 4 , Stag Enterprise Park , Leacon Road , Ashford , Kent

Occupation and position hold : Supervisor, abseiler , rope access technician ( IRATA L3 ) , stand by-confined space rescue team member

  • Main activities and responsibilities : Masts, towers, Structural Surveys, incinerator and silos-confined space cleaning, glazing inspection replacement and repair, painting ,bricks repairing and pointing , bird proof instalation, Geo soil nailing, meshing, plastering and rendering etc.

3)   15.12.2011 – 01.09. 2013

Name and address of employer: Industrial Abseling LTD , 8 Tesco Rd, Berkhamsted , Herts , HP4 3JZ

Occupation and position held : abseiler, RAT

  • Main activities and responsibilities : cabel dressing , jet spray,

window cleaning ,painting , bricks repairing, bird proof instalation, plastering and rendering etc.

       4) Dates : 03.2011 – Present daysName and address of employer: Up and Over, Jubilee house, 3 The Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3FR

Occupation and position hold: rope access windows cleaner

5) Dates: 07.2010 – 02.2013Name and address of employer: Olimpicars, Unit 11 Sulivan Enterprise Centre, London, SW6 3DJ

Occupation or position held: Driver ,blood and transplants delivery – part time

  • Main activities and responsibilities : National Blood Service – delivery all around London and UK NHS (over 110 000 miles )

       6) Dates: 08.2008- 07.2010Name and address of employer:’ High Montages ‘ Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria

Construction works and industrial rope access,

  • Main activities and responsibilities:Preparation, organization and completing vary of constructions tasks

7) Dates: 04.2007-08.2008

Name and address of employer: ‘ Bulteam trade’ Ltd , Sofia , Bulgaria

Occupation or position: Fixer ,installation of external wall thermal insulation by rope access

  • Main activities and responsibilities: completing the tasks sets in RAMS

8) Dates: 08.2005-02.2007

Name and address of employer:’ Rumen Sertov ‘ Ltd , Devin , Bulgaria

Occupation or position held: Construction worker, drylining , concrete work, plastering, rendering, external wall thermal insulation .

9) Dates: 09.04-06.05

Military national service in the Bulgarian army

10) Dates: 2001 – 2004 year (student)

Working as a bartender, a carwash employee (Sofavto), a guard, security (VTA)

Education and training:

January 2014

LANTRA (brush-cutting)

December 2013


October 2013

PTS initial (sentinel –Network Rail)

August 2013

Cable Car Rescue training on Emirates Air Line (Greenwich Peninsula )

April 2013First Aid and Defib certificate

 30 April 2012

Confined Spaces Awareness 120485


CSCS operativereg. number 3878444

HART GWO Work at height and wind turbine rescue training


Higher University of Transport “Todor Kableshkov” , Sofia

Bachelor in ‘ Transport Equipment and Technologies’

Mechanical Engineer-vesting


Secondary School “Hristo Botev” , Devin

Mother tongue: Bulgarian

Other languages: English- Reading, Writing and Verbal skills: GOOD;

Bulgarian- Exellent;

Social skills and competences: Able to coordinate and motivate people during working process, team player with leading skills using technical and combinative thinking. Able to plan in advance and prevent hazards during work time. Desire to create and to develop, willingness to take part in big projects and share experience with others. Able to work with professional building equipment, rope access handling equipment systems, rigging , polyspast lifting control, lifting hoists and many other technical and measuring tools.

Microsoft and internet skills

Driving license: UK driving license and over 90 000 miles in UK

Reference 1 : Absen Rope Access Ltd , Heidi Wibrew – company secretary

+44 (0) 1233 623245

+44 (0) 7837 400506

Reference 2 : Up and Over – Warren Kent

+44 (0) 7783 351871

+44 (0) 1277 725116

Reference 3: Olimpicars – Tony Kambitis – 020 – 7736 4498 , 020- 7736 5009

Reference 4 : Industrial Abseling – Kelly Rhodes 07590 950 218 ,

Caroline Rhodes – 07590 373 055 ,

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