BIRTH March •••••th, ••••• NATIONALITY Canadian, British•••••EXPERIENCE From •••••
SPECIALITY Construction Management, Electrical & Instrumentation design & engineering, Controls & Automation, IT & Computer Applications (Software) development, Systems Commissioning & Start-ups, Projects Management; Operation & Maintenance Support or management; Project Controls, Scheduling, Estimates, Bids, Construction Claims, Tenders and Proposals; Business development & Client relations;
Instrument, Electrical & Control systems conceptual and detail engineering, P&ID Development & revisions, engineering document preparation, plant optimisation and upgrading;
Working knowledge of Canadian and US regulatory codes and regulations as applicable to electrical work, petro-chemical and chemical installations, boilers•••••,
Programming and systems integration of PLCs DDC/DCS systems;
Electrical and Instrumentation estimates detailed and order of magnitude, Project proposals ;
Scheduling and Project Cost Controls using Oracle, V-Basic, Data-Ease, MS-Access and Prima Vera,;
Engineering & Construction project management, estimating, budgeting, fiscal reporting and forecasting; Contracts & subcontracts negotiations and administration;
Contract management, issues resolution, claims preparation and their settlement;
Divisional, departmental operational & fiscal management; Development and Implementation of Business development strategies for products and services; Quality control programs initiatives and their follow up;
Building energy audits and management Strategies; HVAC Design and construction;
Construction engineering; Construction Management; Chemical, Petrochemical, pipeline and offshore platform construction supervision; commissioning of control, telemetry and telecommunications systems; start up and operator training;
Setting up of Preventative Maintenance Programs for plants and buildings;
High voltage distribution systems and lines commissioning; Noise and vibration research in high power motors and power transformers; Power Factor correction.
Software applications development for construction and engineering use.
Computer MS-Access, Visual Basic, Excell, Lotus Notes, Autocad; Timeline; Prima-Vera, Open Plan; Icarus (estimating); Intools,
Proficiency: DBbase; Data-Ease, Oracle & Powerbuilder, Lotus •••••, Word & Word-Perfect, Corell Graphics, "Basic" and "C+", DQL/SQL Languages, DOS,UNIX / QUNIX and Windows environments, and other programs relating to office and project automation, data processing and Local Area Networks (Novel), Concept & Wonderware PLC Software. HTML and Java ;
PLANTS Petro & Chemical: Crude oil refining and vacuum units, Catalytic flexicracking, Crude, Gas & Pipeline control
WORKED: and metering systems, Catalytic polymerisation, Amine and Sulphur units, Fuel and gasoline blending units, Alkalisation units, Demineralisation & neutralisation units, Amorphous and Red phosphorus, Azite units, Synthetic Methanol producing units, Pilot ethanol from wood plant, ethylene units, Offshore oil and gas production platforms, Gravity Based Structures (GBS) and oil storage facilities ; Oil Sands: Mining, sludge transportation, extraction & upgrading; Crude Upgrader(Grass roots); Pulp & Paper: Pulp Digesters (Kraft), Scrubbers, De-Inking units, Pulp handling, paper machines, Nuclear reactor cooling systems, Mining & Metallurgical: Copper ore concentrating plant, Zinc pellets production facility, Titanium Oxide pigment plants, Pharmaceutical: Drug Sterilisation and validation units, Clean room units; Food: Cheese and salad dressing processing, sugar refining, storage silos, Flour and Starch Utilities: Gas and dual fuel Turbines, Desalination units; Coal, oil and gas combustion and steam management systems, Boiler control retrofits, HRSG Units, Power generation (Co-generation) & Distribution, Building energy management systems, Municipal: water and sewage treatment plants•••••
EDUCATION BSc University of Edinburgh, Faculty of Electrical Engineering,(Scotland).
••••• ••••• BSc Electrical / Electronic Engineering; Other subjects: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Business and Industrial Management.
SCHOOL Certificates in: Russian, English, Math, Physics, Chemistry, Geography, gained in Scotland (UK). Languages: English, French, Slovak, Czech, Russian, German, Italian. Music: Violin (classical); Other: Quebec Construction Security Certificate, MBO, marketing, Construction Claims and management courses.
Licences Held: Quebec construction licences for work in High and low voltage , controls and automation and Pneumatic controls.
Professional IEE (UK), ISA (Senior Member). (Served as Program Chairman and as V.P. for ISA Montreal Section)
June ••••• Sr. Electrical & Controls systems Engineer, (MAJOR PROJECTS DIVISION, ADMA-OPCO, ABU DHABI, UAE.) .
Providing high level management review and advisory role to projects with budgets over •••••MM, covering FEEDs (Front end development engineering, Electrical and Control system Design basis, SIS (IEC ••••• Safety Instrumented Systems), EPC Contractor reviews and analysis of submissions, project executions, commissioning and start plans and strategies, compliance with local and company standards & practices, award recommendations. Representing ADMA-OPCO to engaged contractors. Guidance to contractors within set contracts.
PROJECTS: Umm Shaiff Gas Injection Facilities (FEED by Worley, Australia provision of additional offshore platform(s) with gas treating and compressing facilities to Umm Shaiff oil field); Zakum Asset Unit Capacity Expansion (FEED by Technip, France. Provision of gas and water injection capacity to ensure Zakum field future production levels.)
June ••••• Sr. Electrical, Instrumentation & Controls systems Engineering Manager, (FLUOR GLOBAL SERVICES / FLINT HILLS RES. REFINERY, ST. PAUL MINNESOTA, USA.)
Technical leadership of Fluor E&I refinery engineering service group. Responsible for the E&I unit projects covering work execution stages from AFE approval, estimates, detailed engineering in multiple phases to construction, commissioning and start up. Holding with client bi-weekly business and opportunity development meetings, conducting peer to peer reviews, defining project work scopes, outlining project goals and objectives, suggesting appropriate process control system strategy and the process interfaces, project resource controls and planning. Recognized for ability to set new parameters in client contractor relationship with net results in increased confidence and significant work-load gains. Initiating QA and performance improvement initiatives both for Fluor service group (FGS) as well as for refinery maintenance and operation units. Initiated refinery standards review, standardization of instrument index in clients operational / asset management Oracle Database (Meridium Registry, Crystal Reports), developed software application for flexible front end and open ended user engineering interfaces to multiple information data sources. Establishing standards of IFC package issuance, drawing content. Providing engineering support to refinery operations, T/A teams, and ongoing maintenance units (Reliability Centers). Project workload at any given time covers some ••••• active small engineering projects ranging from few hours to several •••••K range. Recognized for suggesting, and implementing new process control technologies and control strategies (to date contribution to this refinery in the value of •••••MMUSD). Defining SIS systems based on HAZOP/PHA, in depth involvement in LOPA (level of protection analysis), using Fault tree analysis to arrive at the appropriate SIL designs. Prepare outlines / narratives for control basic and advanced control strategies. Review operational procedures.
May ••••• Sr. site Lead Engieer (I&C), Fluor Canada Inc. Calgary, Canada,
ACJV (Athabasca Construction Joint Venture, UPGRADER: Shell Canada $••••• Bill)
Charged with overall site engineering and construction direction coordination of 5 major project partners ( Fluor, Bantrel, Vico, Colt, Tri-Ocean) in the construction of grass roots crude Upgrader ( Sulfur, Hydrogen, Vacuum and Atmospheric towers, Co-generation, and offsite units) Providing technical and contractual advisory to key unit teams in matters of execution, standards, QA/QC, client turn over, pre-commissioning and start up. Site I &C / Electrical engineering support to construction teams and liaison with client (Shell Canada) integrity teams. Review and re-writing of Shell Standards (ESTGs) for project use. Chairing team progress and technical issues resolution meetings relating to DCS, Field bus and Field Instrument issues. Suggesting and providing (assembling) site training modules for engineering discipline leads and craft labor. Work scope definition for client Turn Over and AFE for plant commissioning and start up. Estimating and work scope evaluation assistance.
Project database application programming and enhancements to links between Access and Intools (Oracle databases). Developed, implemented and supported site-wide used Database application with over ••••• users (I&C Database) to facilitate Intools data and information transfer, work packaging, planning, managing of turn over (scoped) packages, QA/QC functions, client Quality initiatives, planning and managing of Loop checks, Turn Over documentation, Change and deficiency management as well as information interfacing to other applications such as Milemarker, Punch-works etc••••• Developed and implemented both project standards and application software for utilized construction tools certification implemented across the site.
Jan ••••• Control Systems Lead Specialist, Fluor Canada Inc. Calgary, Canada,
Imperial Oil: Sulfur in fuels reduction project, covering all Canadian refineries. Developed project engineering standards & engineering specifications to be used on the project.( Consolidation of Exxons IPs and local refinery practices) Liaison with client head office and central engineering departments in Canada and in the US.
March ••••• Sr. Control Systems Lead Engineer, Fluor Canada Inc. Calgary, Canada,
Project: Irving Refinery Upgrade Project ($ ••••• Billion ), Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
Engineering support to construction of Crude, Vacuum, Fluidized Catalytic Cracker [Stone & Webster] Sulfur, Alky, Steam, HRSGs, Cooling water etc•••••). Defining engineering direction & priorities. Design completion & engineering packages, Reverse Engineering of flue gas heat exchangers, Review, HASOP and modify S/D logic. Constructibility reviews, responses to contractor field queries (RFIs); Coordinating pre-commissioning and startup activities with refinery operations. Providing technical support to site E/I construction contractors (set up databases, documents and data interpretation). Direct other engineers and specialists (Honeywell, Woodward, analyzers, PLCs (ABB) etc.) Consolidated numerous engineering, design and purchasing data in central database application. (Received achievement recognition for the development of this application). Assisting project administrators in resolution of claims and contractual disputes. Prepared regulatory compliance documentation, Review, update of budgets and timelines. Lessons learned and continuous improvement input.
June ••••• Senior Project Specialist: Delta Hudson Engineering Ltd. (a McDermott Company ), Edmonton, Canada ;
Assistance to opening up a regional engineering services office. EPCM projects, Electrical and Instrument detail design , contract preparation and construction management; Business development, client relations; Respond to enquires (RFPs); Prepare estimates and proposals; Set and Implement Project execution plans, schedules, cash flows and forecasts. Instrument & electrical design, PID development, DCS / PLC configuration or programming work; Achievements: EPCM of Benzene reduction project for Parkland refinery. (Redesign of proposed equipment, control hardware and completed tie in to DCS & configuration (Taylor); Plant Power factor correction (2,••••• KVAR) (covering equipment specification detail electrical and instrument design and tie in to plants distribution network); Starch filtering equipment study covering Equipment specification, electrical & instrument design and tie in to TDC ••••• (Honeywell); Developed Access ••••• interactive company marketing data base application combining companies, personnel, products, ownership, projects as well as recalls and strategic reporting functions for business development and budgetary purposes.
Oct ••••• Project Engineering lead. Colt Engineering Corp. / CoSyn Technology, (Edmonton Alberta, Canada):
Engaged to resolve technical, construction and time issues on Syncrudes North Mine Hydrotransportation project in Instrumentation and electrical disciplines. Led the system integration group involved with design and configuration of Honeywell TDC •••••, Modicon PLC, Mod Bus+, CLM communications interface, Concept & Wonderware PLC Software. DBM & AFE preparation for Syncrudes Chlorides reduction in extraction & upgrading ( KT selection of IPS units, HASOP reviews etc•••••). Spearheaded the development of consolidated approach to engineering and construction projects cost and schedules and their monitoring. Headed Shell alliance project monitoring of costs, trends, resourcing and progress / status reports. Written database applications ( Access & Visual Basic) to achieve companys consolidated use of numerous projects cost and progress databanks. Advanced the development of database(s) for the preparation of engineering estimates joining multiple estimating methodologies (Icarus, Estmatic etc•••••), and data banks with company historical experience.
Jan ••••• Senior Construction Engineer (Electl $ Instruments). Cahill - State (Joint Venture between State Construction Inc & GJ Cahill Inc), Newfoundland, Canada
PROJECT Construction of HIBERNIA OFFSHORE OIL PRODUCTION PLATFORM (Project $••••• Bill, $•••••M E&I). (Newfoundland, Canada)
DUTIES Project management of the electrical and instrumentation sub contract .Programmed (databases) for computerized construction schedule and costs monitoring, site logistics and equipment / material tracking and preservation. Headed Constructibility and design reviews. Preparation and review of E&I Construction work packages (CWPs for scope, material and manpower requirements for the use in multilevel planning and QA follow up. Set up and followed up scheduling and cost reporting systems. Supervised subcontractors, Instrument, electrical & mechanical trades, technicians and preservation group in the day to day GBS construction. Issued weekly progress and status and cost summaries; Technical assistance to other site organisations and departments relative to GBS Instrumentation (Eg. Engineering, Topsides hookup team, RFOs and operations •••••) Equipment: Navalco Crude Oil Interface measurement; Bailey Infi ••••• (DCS); Fibre optic commu-nications; Rotork/Bettis (hydraulics); Rosemount; GBS Structural foundation instrumentation; Modicon PLCs etc•••••
•••••/•••••/••••• Electrical Division Manager. Black & McDonald Limited, Montreal, PQ; Reporting to regional VP.
DUTIES Maintained construction and engineering workload to achieve company objectives in profitability and service quality. Overall responsibility for division services marketing, project estimates and tenders, negotiations with general contractors, subcontractors or clients, purchasing, project execution, profitability, project detailed systems engineering if part of the project, departmental and field manpower management, co-ordination with mechanical division, disputes settlements, project and building permits coordination. Held licences for electrical and automation activities. Enlarged the range of activities of this division. Reorganised operational inter-divisional support groups such as purchasing, company logistical and secretarial services. Implanted computer network linking the accounting company mainframe to departmental LAN and its PCs. Reviewed and established estimating and bid submission procedures using database driven programs; Automated BSDQ forms preparation, Developed Computer software applications to monitor project costs, submissions, competition, marketing, marketing performance for accurate and fast division performance evaluation.
MAJOR PROJECTS: (Selection)
Building Renovation, Sunlife, Standard Life, CN Real estate; (app. 4 MM $Can); Montreal Urban Community Sewage transfer stations, (EPC), (6 off) (••••• MM $Can); ICI Explosives, Azite Unit, (•••••MM); Rheo Plastics, New Manufacturing facility; Hydro Quebec, Building Energy management retrofit, (•••••MM); Biometrix Inc, New Pharmaceutical facility; Labatt Inc, Bottling lines and Brew ageing units; Kraft Inc, Green Bean storage and handling utility; Electrical / Security Systems contract for •••••me Penitentiary (5MM); Sewage and Water treatment plants,(EPC) in Cowanswille, St Remi, Pte Clair ; Fire protection system installation - Place Bonavanture, (3MM) and others•••••
•••••/••••• •••••/••••• Division Manager, Gastier Electric Inc, Industrial Automation Division; St. Leonard, Montreal, Quebec.
Reporting to Company President & V.P. (Owners).
DUTIES Operational, fiscal and growth responsibility for this newly created company division. Set up and managed computer assisted estimating, project cost control, purchasing. Held direct responsibility for negotiating, project management, project engineering and control system integration groups, billings and collection, market development, claims preparation and settlements, and all related construction management functions. Additionally, served in an advisory capacity to companys control panel manufacturing division. The division expanded in this time from zero to app. 8 MM $Can per year. In ••••• Gastier Group (Electrical Industrial, Electrical Commercial and Mechanical division) was named the 3rd largest and fastest growing Quebec contractor with appx $••••• MM in Sales.
Feb••••• Superintendent: Engineering &Construction E / I Ultramar Canada Inc., St. Romuald, Quebec,
PROJECT Refinery Sophistication project (••••• MM $Can)
•••••/ ••••• Electrical / instrument construction engineer King Wilkinson / Sonatrach, Algeria,.
PROJECT •••••" Gas Pipeline (Hassi RMel, Sahara, Saf Saf, Tunisia, Bologna, Italy; Languages: French, English and Italian.
Feb••••• Instruments / control systems engineer: ARAMCO, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 6/ ••••• to 2/ ••••• Division instrumentation engineer Balfour Kilpatrick Limited (BICC), Renfrew and Paisley, Scotland,
POSITION Instrument construction superintendent - (Feb. ••••• to March •••••) Sub to Construction John Brown UK Ltd) on: Gas production Offshore Platform ; Marathon Petroleum Ireland Ltd.