Construction & Commissioning Engineer


Last Updated: 21st November 2017 (over 4 years ago)

Address
ABERDEEN, United Kingdom

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
Arabic, English, Urdu

Summary

26 years of multi-discipline experience of Construction, Pre-Commissioning & Commissioning from large scale EPC & retrofit projects ( Oil & Gas / Power Pants) varies from project management, Planning, HAZOP, HAZID, RA, FAT, SAT, HVAC, Fabrication Shop Supervision, construction, equipment, Xmas tree valves, gas gathering/ Cross Country pipelines & manifold, Gas Compression Systems, Gas Turbines, Steam Turbine, HRSG, Pumps, Control Panels & HV/LV Switchgear Panels installations, Aux. Transformers, sub-stations, BOP, Maintenance, Mechanical completion (MC1), pre-commissioning, Commissioning , RFSU, Completion of dossier's / Turnover packages and project Handover to OPS.

Education

Robert Gordon University UK
MBA OIL & GAS PART TIME

   Sep 2013
— Current

Bsc Mechanical Engineering
Masters in Economics

Experience

General Electric- Yanbu Saudi Arabia
Construction & Commissioning Manager

   Jan 2017
— Current

Major Rehabilitation Combined Cycle Power project. GE frame 7EA 09 Gas Turbines
Removal & installation of new equipment under the R&M contract and commissioning of Generators, Aux Transformers, switchgears, all control and electrical wirings, cable trays, Mark V into Mark VIe control panels, Excitation systems, cooling waters systems, air cooled radiators, G52 breakers, Aux Transforms, de-min water treatment & storage and forwarding plant.
• Supervise and manage the construction activities of sub-contractor (over 300 personnel's), timely prepared and approved method statements, risk assessments, lifting plans, PTW, safety observations closures, latest revision of dwg / documentation checks and completion of activities as per schedule.
• Fabrication Yard Supervision: Assignment included supervision of onsite fabrication shop: All BOP was fabricated onsite fab shop which included arrangement of tools, resources, equipment, review of isometric and fabrication drawings and construction procedures, monitoring the delivery schedule and milestone dates and inspections as per ITP.
• Warehouse management, material inventories, managing resources, equipment, sub contractors, tools and equipments, feeding information to project planners, holding daily and weekly meetings with contractors and Client.
• Daily progress review meetings with client and EPC sub-contractor & daily progress reports.
• Mechanical completion and handover to Commissioning.
• Leading the Commissioning activities between MKVIe & DCS including hot loop checks, function checks, dynamic testing, start up and first fire.
• Support & Coordination with ABB DCS engineers for the interface of new MKVIe.

National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) of UAE
Project Commissioning Manager

   Sep 2015
— Dec 2015

Project Commissioning Manager with National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) of UAE for an offshore Fast Track oil platform Banduq owned by Japnese Consortium. At present managing a team of engineers, supervisors & techs from different disicplines to carry out the commissioning activties in the fabrication yard & offshore:
Activities include:
• Installations of temporary diesel generator and energisation.
• Installation of temporary UPS system and energisation.
• 11KV/415V switchgears energisation, functional tests, CV/VT ration test, space heaters, hot scheme checks.
• ICSS/ RTU/ F&G loops checks.
• No load / Load run of different motors / pumps on re-circulation with tempory arrangements.
• Meetings with project team and HSE for the energisation Risk Assensement approvals.
• Joint party System walkdowns for Mechanical Completion MC-1 certificate issuance.
• Lead the team directly "hands on" for N2/He Leak Testing of all the HP/LP pining systems.
• Commissioning of WHC panel, hyraulic oil fills, charging of accumulators with N2 load run pumps.
• System preservation activities before sail out.
• PTW submission, daily meeting with HSE and management.
• Coordinating vendor call-off notices.
• Coordination with ICAPS completion cooridinator.
• Writing commissioning procedures / execution plan and CSU straatagy.
• Weekly project progress review meetings with Client.
• Preparations of lists for tools, equipment and temporaries required for offshore commissioning scope.

QEDI / TOTAL E&P UK Aberdeen
Commissioning Superintendent

   Mar 2014
— Nov 2014

3/3 weeks rotational job with Total on West Franklin and Elgin B oil platforms in the North Atlantic sea with main responsibilities:
• Update and submit daily commissioning activities look ahead plan to Com. Manager and Client.
• Submit Work Permits for planned activities and participate in daily PTW meeting.
• Coordinate daily pre-commissioning, commissioning & dynamic commissioning activities with discipline engineers and manpower plans.
• Coordinate and provide commissioning support to Specialist vendor for N2He leak testing to position remote operated valves for their test envelopes.
• Plan and issue call off request for vendor’s and coordinate to provide support to vendors.
• Participate in daily video conference call to update and discuss the ongoing activities.
• Submit daily progress report to Commissioning Manager and Client.
• Commissing of Wellhead Control Panel, HPU, flowlines ESDV's, and Xtree valves.
• Coordinated and supervised the Vendor Halliburton for flowlines leak testing, flooding, cleaing, guage testing and pigging operations.
• As there was no construction superintendent on West Franklin Oil Platform so has the responsibility to plan, execute and supervise all the construction and Hookup activities by organizing the work permits, manpower placement and daily progress reporting.
• Review the dossiers for completion and handover of systems to OPS.
• Excellent working knowledge of Totals completion software ICAPS.

Magma Products for ConocoPhillips- Aberdeen UK
Lead Commissioning Engineer

   Aug 2012
— Oct 2013

August 2012 to October 2013:
Lead Commissioning Engineer with Magma Products for ConocoPhillips- Aberdeen UK for their offshore hook-up & commissioning projects(Greenfield, Brownfield, Subsea).
• Responsible to estimate the project commissioning man-hours.
• Manhours feeding input to project planner for level II & Level III Primavera plans.
• Interface with design engineers (Amec) at an early FEED stage and provide input for construction and commissioning phases to avoid problems at a later stage.
• Alder Subsea Module: Coordinate with subsea vednors, oversee the design specification, development and availability of subsea Tie-back HPHT module by specialist subsea vendors.Worked with subsea vendors and held interface & coordination meetings to reviw their submissions, established subsea execution plan for the intergration into overall project plan and fed the information to project planner.Sequencing the execution of pre-commissioning & Commissioning & start-up activities associated with Subsea Control Systems during testing and integration phase, TUTU, HPU, EPU, Cooling Coils Spool, Corrosion Monitoring Spool, Pipeline, SCM, SSIV, Umbilical splitter box, Valves, Well, Tree, Choke, Subsea HIPPS
• Preparation of list of project commissioning deliverables including procedures, dynamic test procedures, plans and Commissioning & Startup Strategy.
• Writing the Built Clean, Preservation strategy and overall procedures.
• Development of limit of system handover (LOSH) drawings.
• Coordination & interface meetings with different disciplines and vendors.

Wood Group PSN - Aberdeen United Kingdom
Lead Commissioning Engineer

   Jun 2010
— Aug 2012

Offshore/ onshore (Greenfield, Brownfield, Subsea) projects for clients: BP UK, Shell UK, Total E&P UK, ConocoPhillips UK, Canadian Natural Resources International, EnQuest.
• Coordinate and participate in HAZOP, HAZID & progress review meetings with Client and vendors.
• Plan & apply for PTW / LOTO using ISSOW software & participate in daily PTW meeting.
• Writing of Mechanical and Instrumentation commissioning procedures, As-Building & close out.
• Commissioning activities feed to project planner.
• Preparation of list of project commissioning deliverables. Writing commissioning procedures, dynamic test procedures, OTP's, plans and Commissioning & Start-up Strategy.
• Interface with Design engineers at early FEED stage and highlight the construction and commissioning requirements with possible problems which could be faced at later commissioning stage.
• CTR’s, Estimates for the different systems on projects.
• Walk down the systems to punch list and accepting the systems from construction discipline at Mechanical Completion (MC) stage.
• Witnessing and certification of numerous FAT & SAT for different clients.
• Commissioning of Fuel Gas Import System Commissioning and Start up for Canadian Natural Resources on Ninian Central Oil Platform.
• Commissioning of Alderley Fiscal metering package consisting of S600 FloBoss flow computers.
• Review of plan & N2He leak testing envelope limits submitted by specialized vendor Q Serve. Management of specialized contractors (Q Serve) witnessing and acceptance of leak testing offshore for a large fuel gas import system.
• Plan and apply for PTW/ LOTO and participate in the daily PTW approval meetings with Client / OPS..
• CNRI Lyell subsea project: included design review, coordination installation with subsea vendor Framo-Engineering of Norway for subsea multi-phase booster pump to allow increased production from the Lyell field in the North Sea. Held interface & coordination meetings with vendors for the alignment of pre-commissioning & commissioning & startup phase. Help project planner by feeding the detailed information for subsea activities by sequencing correctly in the project plan.
• Designed the operating and control logic for subsea operation
• Witnessing and certification of subcontractors scope of work during pre-commissioning, commissioning and Handover of subsea multiphase booster pump, multiphase meter and water injection system.
• CNRI Orlando field subsea tie-back scope: Design review of specification, coordination, comments, installations & Commissioning work of two subsea production wells and a single water injection well. The wells were tied back via a new subsea pipeline and control/chemical injection umbilical to Ninian Central Platform operated by CNR International UK Limited (CNRI). The existing IP Condensate Separator was modified to separate the Orlando fluids to the specifications.
• Prepared subsea pre-com/com plan with correct timings and interface, sequencing activities.
• Witness and certified the activities of subsea production line specialist vendor for flooding, cleaning, hydrostatic testing & piping.
• Coordination and witnessing and certification vendors scope of work for topside TUTU, HPU, EPU and MCS interface.
• Commissioned subsea wellhead control systems and choke tuning.
• Audit & verification of Preservation of Fuel Gas Import System of CNRI as it was long term project.
• Demonstrate Pre-Commissioning, commissioning, start-up, production optimization.
• System Handover Management Process from construction to OPS by completing the hand over dossiers under completion systems like GOC, SAP -EDS, WinPCS, ICAPS for different Clients.
• Ninian South Wellhead control panel / Hydraulic Power Unit (HPU) up-grade.
• Co-ordination with client & vendors. Plan & mobilization of vendors when required offshore.
• Hot loop checks, simulation of alarm & trip values, cause & effects, ESD testing, Fire & Gas, HVAC and BOP systems & commissioning.
• Pipelines Systems: Review of procedures & Coordination with specialist vendors for hydrostatic tests, N2He leak testing, for flowlines pre-commissioning , flooding, pigging & de-watering.
• Completion of hand over dossier's, system handover to OPS and to obtain final acceptance certificate.
• Punch list management & Closure.

Arabian Bemco - Riyadh / Qurrayah CCGT Saudi Arabia
Construction & Commissioning Manager

   Sep 2006
— Jun 2009

a) Saudi Electricity Company at Qurayyah 2600MW CCGT in Saudi Arabia comprising of 15 GE 7FA Gas Turbines
Responsibilities:
• Installation & Commissioning of GE equipment including GT, Generator, auxiliary systems, HRSG's, various BOP systems.
• Focal point to coordinate with project planner to sequence the activities & develop an integrated Project schedule.
• Daily internal construction & Commissioning meetings & & project review meetings with Client.
• Focal point to coordinate with project planner to sequence the activities & develop an integrated Project schedule.
• Coordination with GE Technical Advisors, Client SEC engineers and specialist vendors.
• Fabrication Yard Supervision: Assignment included supervision of onsite fabrication shop: All BOP was fabricated onsite fab shop which included arrangement of tools, resources, equipment, review of isometric and fabrication drawings and construction procedures, monitoring the delivery schedule and milestone dates and inspections as per ITP.
• Pre-commissioning & Commissioning of Fifteen (15) Motor Driven HP Gas Compressors made of Cameron USA.
• Interfaces & coordination with design engineers, review of specification, sizing, comments, installation of Mark VI DCS, Control panels, Instrumentation & calibrations, terminations, hot loop checks.
• commissioning of ESD & F&G cause and effect testing & HVAC, BOP systems commissioning.
• Piping Systems: Air blow out, flushing, hydrostatic testing, Leak testing, chemical cleaning, steam blow outs, lube oil flushing.
• Punch list management and closer
b) 2000MW Power Plant # 9 Riyadh block C, D & F comprising 32 GE frame 7EA gas turbines.
Responsibilities:
• Installation & Commissioning of GE equipment including GT, Generator, auxiliary systems, HRSG's, various BOP systems.
• Focal point to coordinate with project planner to sequence the activities & develop an integrated Project schedule.
• Coordination with GE Technical Advisors, Client SEC engineers and specialist vendors.
• Writing commissioning procedures, dynamic test procedures, OTP's and Turn Over packages.
• Fabrication Yard Supervision: Assignment included supervision of onsite fabrication shop: All BOP was fabricated onsite fab shop which included arrangement of tools, resources, equipment, review of isometric and fabrication drawings and construction procedures, monitoring the delivery schedule and milestone dates and inspections as per ITP.
• Daily construction & Commissioning meetings. Organise site technical and project review meetings.
• Management of construction & commissioning punch lists and closures.
• Raw Crude Oil Treatment Facility ( Brownfield Project): Up gradation / Retrofit with Westfalia of Germany centrifuges, Commissioning, Operation & Maintenance Lead for 220000 bbl/day (35K m3/pd) raw crude oil treatment plant, oil storage tanks (Floating roof tanks tested under API650) & pumping facility for more than two years.
• Preparation of N2He leak testing envelops & highlighting P&ID's , apply and obtain PTW from Client, LOTO, blinds / spad installation points marking.
• Interfaces & coordination with design engineers, review of specification, sizing, comments, installation of Mark VI DCS, Control panels, Instrumentation & calibrations, terminations, hot loop checks.
• Commissioning of ESD & F&G cause and effect testing & HVAC, BOP systems commissioning.
• Punch-list management and closures

Saudconsult-Parsons Brinckerhoff UK
Lead Mechanical Construction & Commissioning Engineer

   Jul 2005
— Jul 2006

Joint venture Co-Generation CCGT Joint Venture projects of International Power UK & Saudi Aramco for following three Brownfield projects of General Electric / Heavy Hyundai Inc. of S. Korea as EPC contractor.
Responsibilities:
• Project coordination, construction & commissioning activities supervision, inspections, witnessing, certification and handover to plant operators.
• Uthmaniya Saudi Aramco Gas Plant: 300MW (GE Frame 7FA) CCGT / NEM HRSG's.
• Shedgum Saudi Aramco Gas Plant: 300MW (GE Frame 7FA) CCGT / NEM HRSG's.
• Rastanura Saudi Aramco Oil refinery 150MW (GE Frame 7EA) CCGT / NEM HRSG's.
• Fabrication Yard Supervision: Assignment also included the supervision EPC contractor' fabrication yard, overseeing the fabrication as per approved drawings and as per schedule and inspections as per ITP.
• Inspections, certification issuance of PTW / LOTO as Owners engineer. Erection of Gas Turbine, Generator, HRSG's, BF pumps, Balance of plant equipment, Air blowout, lube oil flushing, Cooling water flushing, lube oil cleanliness checks, IBH, FG, Liquid Fuel, CO2 piping cleanliness checks, Inlet Filter house cleaning, Alignment checks, Hydrogen system leak testing, Chemical cleaning, steam blow outs, systems dynamic testing and start ups. construction & commissioning of BOP & HAVC systems.
• Monitor & coordinate the preparation of turn over packages and assist smooth handover of systems to OPS.

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