Hightech Industrial Access

ABOUT

Who We Are

Over the last 12 years the staff at Hightech Industrial Access have been freelancing across the UK and throughout the North Sea, providing access solutions for each of their disciplines. 

 

As well as providing services they also have been providing Rope Access Training to all Levels, working under the Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA), and providing Working @ Height Training working under ECITB Accreditation.

 

We continue to provide the highest quality access solutions in the Petro-Chemical, Renewable Energy, Building & Construction Sector’s. Along with providing world class working at height and rope access training, in a 

state-of-the-art new venue, situated in Darlington, in the North East of England.

2020

Founded

12

Years experience

200+

People Trained

Why Choose Us

Here at Hightech Industrial Access we strive to be the leaders in providing the highest quality Access Solutions working under a multitude of Industrial Trades. Whether it been Electrical Engineering, Fabric Maintenance, Inspection, Mechanical Fitting, Pipe Fitting, Rigging & Lifting, we have the experience, knowledge and network to provide the premium standard for Man Power, Equipment and Training. We ensure that all of our projects are completed on time and that our rates are that of a competitive price throughout the industry. 

Additionally, when Hightech Industrial Access undertakes a project, we approach every task in a safe and effective manor, moreover as we are generally working under Rope Access Methods when we participate in a project, we are working to what is believed to be the safest method of working at height considered in the industry. Consequently, if it’s a safe, reliable, cost effective Industrial Trades Rope Access Company that you require, look no further than Hightech Industrial Access.

Certifications
Meet The Team
James Somers

Since 2007 James has been working as a Rope Access – Rigger working within the Petrochemical & Drilling Sectors, throughout the UK and North Sea, where he has developed a vast knowledge working within these disciplines. As well as increasing a broader knowledge of many different trades, whilst working alongside many different trades over the years.

 

During these 13 years, James has been involved in many High-Profile Technical Projects, from being involved with removing very awkward loads positioned at the underdeck of platforms, while working alongside Lifting Barges. To overhauling complete Drilling Packages, or Jack-ups, Assembling and Erecting new water injection packages. Fitting new pipe lines around platforms, whilst working in large multi-disciplined teams or supervising them. 

 

James has worked his way up, to becoming an IRATA Level 3, while working as a rigger he has worked in a variety of roles, such as; working as a LOLER Focal Point, a Rigging Supervisor, and as a General Foreman, during his time working within the industry.

 

As well as his extensive knowledge he has developed working on site. For a number of years James has also worked as an IRATA Instructor, teaching people of all levels to become Rope Access Technicians or further their careers by training them to become IRATA Level 2’s & Level 3.

Lance Macmaster

Lance began his rope access journey in 2006, where he started learning and applying his trade as an Industrial painter. Lance throughout his Career has worked on a multitude of different projects across the UK and around the North Sea. However Lance hasn’t just been applying his painting skills on the ropes within an industrial background, he has been involved with many High Profile Projects around the UK within the building and monument sectors, such as: Lance was involved with painting all the structural steel at the top of the Shard, he has been involved with painting the Tower Bridge & Blackfriars Bridge, and finally he was also part of a large team painting the Cutty Sark in London. 

 

Along with becoming a respected Painter, Lance has also become a very professional & experienced Rope Access level 3 Instructor. He began assisting training courses in 2013, working under David Somers, (whom was a highly respected assessor within the industry), this is where Lance learnt how to teach rope access. During that time Lance believes he learnt an immeasurable amount of new techniques, and gained a vast amount of knowledge towards IRATA Rules and UK Legislation, which he is now able to share when he is instructing training courses.

 

Over the course of Lances career, he has developed an endless amount of experience; whether it be on site working as a painter, or being a Rope Access Level 3 responsible for the safety of multi disciplined work parties, or teaching in the training centre, whatever the task Lance is undertaking the wealth of experience he brings To Hightech Industrial Access, when he practices these experiences, clients, staff and course participants are going to reap the rewards from this.