Dave O'Loughlen - Business Graduate

Carer at Carer



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Highly motivated individual with strong verbal, listening and written skills. Comfortable in interacting with all levels of the organization and public. Ability to negotiate and problem solve quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Adept at multitasking to achieve individual and team goals. Diverse background includes sales, customer service and supervision.

Dave O'Loughlen's Education and Qualifications


Bachelor/Degree - Bachelor of Business

G.m.i.t. galway

Bachelor/Degree - ,

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Second Level -

Educated at St. Caimans school Shannon until 1991.

Dave O'Loughlen's Additional Information


My interests include History and science, such as warfare and strategy, ancient civilizations, the Universe and under water exploration. I like to read books on varying subjects including those subjects mentioned, I also like to play hurling for fun with friends, and play RTS games and online games, scuba diving and swimming.


-F.A.S completed a E.C.D.L course in Shannon Co. Clare in 2008.

-F.A.S completed a Machine operating course in Shannon Co. Clare in 1993.

I have also completed various health and safety courses including manual handling and ergonomics.

FETAC level 5 Practical Home Care Skills.

Dave O'Loughlen's Professional Experience

2012 - 2013

Carer - Carer

Full time carer working at home caring for my Father who was diagnosed with lung cancer. My duties included all care aspects as my father was unable to do anything for himself from December 2012 until February 2013. My Duties included Moving him, changing him, cooking and taking him for all hospital appointments and rehabilitation.

Key Skills
2012 - 2013

Bill In Ireland Sensory Participation - Managing Director

Developing a new product for market including ergonomic services for office and home.

2008 - 2012

Squeeky Cleaners - Sole Trader

-Self employed part time cleaner of shops and houses in Galway and Clare.
-I am responsible for taking calls booking work and organising timing and logistics for each job.
-I also have a part time employee that I've trained from the ground up.

Key Skills
2006 - 2008

Ballagh Development - Telescopic Handler

- Building Houses in Gort, Galway.
-Telescopic handler, unloading materials, organising site, keeping tradesmen with all materials needed to complete their work.

-House keeping and general labouring included.

Key Skills
house keeping labourer labouring
2004 - 2006

Briar Hill Engineering - Plant operator and general operative

- Building of Aisling Court apartments Renmore Galway.
-Contracted to Joyce construction as a plant operator.
-My job included opening and closing the site, housekeeping, loading and unloading of materials for sub contractors.
-Telescopic handler and driver. duties included keeping all trades men with materials and organising site as to work efficiently.
-Driving 360 degree excavator, ground works and laying of services, loading dump trucks and clearing land.

Key Skills
construction driver housekeeping
2003 - 2004

O'Neill & Brennan - Labourer and plant Operator.

-I worked for an agency where by I was moved from site to site Labouring and driving Plant machinery depending on the requirements.
-I would have to be flexible, I could be labouring or driving plant machinery on different building site's at short notice.
-With a phone call I would be given an address, a time, and a name and have to be there usually at short notice.

Key Skills
2002 - 2003

Bilcon - Labourer.

-Luas station, Ranelagh Dublin.
-I began as a labourer learning new skills daily, including preparing and pouring of concrete.
-I began to learn to drive plant machinery and passed tests as a telescopic handler and 360 degree excavator driver.

Key Skills
driver labourer
1999 - 2002

N.G.S Products - Machine operator

-C & C spot-welding operator, also metal fabrication and assembley for Dell Limerick.
-My main duty was to operate a spot welder of wire mesh which had to be kept running with as little down time as possible.
-Duties included maintenance of machine, changing of jobs and running machine to keep to deadlines. Ordering of stock and improving operation procedures.
-Also often I would be expected to work as part of a team in Dell in Limerick installing or dismantling computer assembly lines.

Key Skills
fabrication Metal fabrication Welder welding
1996 - 1999

Clean Ireland Refuse - Refuse operator

- Emptying bins and skips in Clare and Limerick.
- During this time I began learning to drive rigid trucks.
- I passed my driving test for C licence.