Construction Manager Mechanical Piping


Last Updated: 25th July 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Ploiesti, Romania

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Masters

Languages
English, French, Italian

Summary

A very experienced mechanical engineer, with over 24 years invaluable experience of successfully overseeing and completing projects from conception to completion. Having a proven ability to improve efficiency by finding solutions to complex customer problems all to tight work schedules. Currently looking for a suitable mechanical engineering position within an oil gas company, willing to relocate if necessary.
My career objectives can be summaries as follows: to obtain a challenging management, administrative, or technical position as deemed suitable to my skills, experience, and backgrounds, to help a successful organization or company expand further and to help myself grow further professionally, technically, and financially, to become an effective team player in a progressive organization or company.

Education

Oil & Gas University, PLOIESTI, Romania
Master of Science

   Sep 2006
— Mar 2008

Management for Manufacturing & Repairing Petroleum and Petrochemical Equipment

Oil & Gas University, PLOIESTI, Romania
Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

   Sep 1984
— Feb 1997

Faculty Technological Equipment for Refineries

Experience

GIW Romania
Project Construction Manager

   Jul 2013
— Current

• Managed all mechanical related Engineering, Procurement, Installation and Construction of the project; Ensured that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
• Managed construction and maintenance of temporary facilities.
• Monitored the assigned construction scope to ensure that the company and contractors perform all work to the agreed standards for safety, health and environment, and demonstrate a commitment to attain high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance;
• Actively participated in and advise on all construction activities and initiatives, including provision of training / inductions, documentation reviews, etc.
• Managed to develop close working relationships between all assigned construction team members and the HSES team to provide a consistent approach and effective resolution of issues, and encourage the same degree of cooperation within the Contractor organization;
• Coordinated with all project stakeholders, especially with customers, to facilitate project execution with minimum disruption and hazard to personnel and ongoing operations via the various EPC package construction teams;
• Ensured assigned activities and scope of work is carried out without any significant HSE incidents
• Maintained a good working relationship with the clients and sub-contractors engineering representatives
• Was in charge for site engineering activities and providing technical assistance to the construction supervision team
• Served as primary contact with the project office to ensure site is in receipt of latest drawing, specifications and information
• Assisted in the resolution of technical queries arising on site; Supervise vendor representatives site unit for check out / pre-commissioning of equipment and any other special testing or maintenance requirements;
• Fully familiar with the drawings, specifications and engineering procedures of the project
• Assisted in the review and approval of sub-contractors method statement
• In charge for approval of final “as built" drawings
• Implemented the company safety policy and the arrangements described in the company and area safety management documents.
• Reviewed project studies and proposals for constructability and / or construction hazard identification.
• Understood and ensured the EPC Contractor and Sub-contractors adhere to the site safety rules within the defined plant area;
• Understood, reviewed and responsible for the EPC Contractor's scope, including all relevant interfaces and safety requirements
• Ensured the EPC Contractor work scope is coordinated, controlled and risk assessed by the Permit to work
• Participated in site safety audits regarding work execution, permits, work site standards and workforce knowledge of the work;
• Ensured all preparatory work is completed prior to commencement of work; was responsible for manpower resource allocation and utilization on construction projects to ensure productivity is achieved on each project, duties included the recruitment of all personnel for the construction department;
• Ensured accurate progress and weekly reported of physical scope completion;
• Attended contractor progress meetings; ensured that the PMC construction team maintains efficient and effective communications between the Contractor and PMC and all contract reporting requirements are achieved;
• Did respond to, and evaluate field changes with assessment of any impact on cost and schedule in timely manner;
• Conducted work site inspections and ensure quality of work meets contract standards
• Participated in joint walk downs of systems / sub-system handover for pre-commissioning and commissioning teams
• Provided support to commissioning department for functional commissioning
• Supervised a team of 2 mechanical engineers, 1 process engineer, 32 welders, fitters, sand blasters, painters, crane operators.

IMCO Engineering & Construction Company, Doha, Qatar
Piping & Mechanical Construction Manager

   May 2012
— Apr 2013

Contract with Qatar Petroleum (QP) for:
 Piping Design, fabrication, erection, test, pre commissioning and commissioning works & Mechanical maintenance works at EPIC for Emergency & Safety College in Ras Laffan;
 EPIC of Miscellaneous Mechanical Modification within Dukhan Fields Well Heads, EPIC for Wellhead SCADA and Cathodic Protection in Dukhan Project. (H2S B/A training at Enerteh, Doha, Qatar Petroleum approved).
• Managed the construction activities and executes the construction works in line with the delivery schedule, contract specifications and conditions.
• Supported the construction contractors by removing impediments to progress, assisting in the development of their construction schedule, agreeing a construction sequence (path of construction), and ensuring that the contractors have the materials, engineering deliverables, tools, and resources that are required for successful execution and complete delivery within the required time frame.
• Developed and implemented the requirements of the Construction Execution Plan (CEP).
• Ensured that the constructability process is implemented in the design phase, ensured participation of construction personnel in all project model reviews.
• Studied and made recommendation for contract documentation and Scope of Work, nominated the suitable Engineers for project work.
• In charge for allocating manpower resources to enable efficient effective engineering work to be completed within allocated manpower budget and to approved quality standards.
• Kept in touch with the Design Office Coordinator to assess and allocate/recruit resources needed to carry out all necessary drafting.
• Ensured and undertook audits of Engineering processes to examine effectiveness, have made recommendations for change where the needs are identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Controlled discipline specific procedures and makes recommendations to examine effectiveness and makes recommendations for change where the need is identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Developed a clear organization chart for the construction personnel on site with realistic distribution of the work capacity with respect to the capacity of the individuals.
• Proved strong commitment and ownership of health, safety and Environmental excellence. Ensure adherence to the project and corporate HSE procedures and maintain a safe working environment.
• Contributed to the look-ahead plans, and implemented work in agreed sequence.
• Became familiar with project and subcontractor contracts, and records all changes or deviations in accordance with Management of Change procedure.
• Liaised with Client Senior Management and ensured good relations are maintained through project.
• Was responsible for generating regular progress reports for review by management.
• Coordinated with Completions supervision team to ensure completed work is handed over in timely manner and in agreed sequence.
• Monitored subcontractor and vendor performance and contributed to project evaluation of these in project close-out reports.
• Performed regular performance reviews and assessments of all subordinates during project. Gave feedback as appropriate.
Ensured that the construction areas are constructed to international quality standards and agreed budget, schedule, and construction sequence.
• Strong guarantor for quality construction installations and ensured that construction is on the right way, in adherence to project and corporate HSE, quality assurance policies and procedures.
• Implemented standard construction work processes (CPs), manuals, procedures, systems and traceability according to ISO 9001.
• Managed construction and maintenance of temporary facilities.
• Promotes an open, honest, direct, and positive communication’s style.
• Managed the construction team building an atmosphere of cooperation and team spirit.
• Developed the staff so that every supervisory position has a deputy able to stand in for absences and rotation leaves. Identify and mentor high potential personnel and recent college/university graduates and allow training time
• Generated KPI’s for each of his subordinates that reflect his own and the projects, assesses his subordinates and provides feedback accordingly.
• Managed a team of 6 mechanical engineers, 105 welders, fitters, sand blasters, painters, helpers (Hindi, Filipino, Nepalese, Pakistani).

JCR Christof – Kraftanlagen, OMV-Petrom Refinery, Romania
Piping & Mechanical Construction Manager

   Apr 2011
— May 2012

• Acted as Guarantor of overall technical execution integrity (scope, quality, safety and logistic) within construction for both Design and Execution. Ensured that all projects are delivered on - time, within scope and within budget.
• Provided Constructability Input / Expertise.
• Developed key construction strategies for the Project Execution Plan in each phase.
• Took care for key construction strategies with special respect to exceptional transports and heavy lifting in - and outside site location (from vendor to site) including risk assessment of transport routes (e.g. high / low-water level of rivers, winter / weather - conditions for road transport, safety and security of transport routes) and proper input to cost estimation.
• Studied and made recommendation for contract documentation and Scope of Work, nominated the suitable Engineers for project work.
• In charge for allocating manpower resources to enable efficient effective engineering work to be completed within allocated manpower budget and to approved quality standards.
• Kept in touch with the Design Office Coordinator to assess and allocate/recruit resources needed to carry out all necessary drafting.
• Ensured and undertook audits of Engineering processes to examine effectiveness, have made recommendations for change where the needs are identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Controlled discipline specific procedures and makes recommendations to examine effectiveness and makes recommendations for change where the need is identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Took care for key construction strategies with special respect to temporary facilities and logistics including safety and security aspects and proper input to cost estimation
• Ensured ITB packages properly define requirements for constructability in Feasibility - and FEED – phase.
• Ensured ITB packages properly define requirements for construction in EPCM - phase.
• Assured and attend in constructability reviews of basic engineering design.
• Ensured the implementation of constructability ideas generated during basic engineering into the detailed design.
• Reviewed key construction strategies and identify key constructability events for input into the project execution plan.
• Approved constructability deliverables provided by the respective contractor in each phase.
• Assured and reviewed contractor’s input to constructability VIPs.
• Assured proper management of all aspects of construction within respective discipline on-site and off - site by the respective contractor in each phase.
• Assured proper supervision of contractor’s coordination of all site activities and all (sub)contractors by the “site supervisor / job leader” and assure proper corrective actions if necessary
• Reviewed and recommend construction programs reflecting project handover, commissioning and start-up requirements developed by contractors.
• Reviewed EPCM - contractors monthly project reports with respect to construction items.
• Reviewed and assisted in optimizing the EPCM contractor's construction organization, coordination with procedures, manpower plan and schedules.
• Evaluated contractors' proposal for constructability reviews and construction during EPCM.
• Reviewed checklists prepared by EPCM contractor to facilitate effective constructability reviews at all stages of project development.
• Assured proper supervision of all site coordination between the execution contractors.
• Approved the EPCM contractor’s proposed use and allocation of common temporary facilities by himself and execution contractors.
• Generated daily/weekly/monthly reports covering progress, schedule, quality & safety.
• Was contact person (company representative) for all all engineering contractors, all execution contractors, other third party contractors (studies for exceptional transports and heavy lifting, general forwarders, etc.) and local authorities
• Managed a team of 82 foremen, welders, fitters, sand blasters, painters, crane operators (Romanians, Austrians, Serbians, Polish, Croatian, Czechs, Germans).

ROMPETROL LOGISTICS – Kaz Munay Gas, Ploiesti, Romania
Piping & Mechanical Construction Manager

   May 2005
— Apr 2011

• ISCIR-INSPECT (Romanian Authority for Pressure Vessels and Lifting Equipment) in High Pressure Design, fabrication, erection, test, pre commissioning, commissioning for LPG - LNG works authorized.
• Ensured that all projects are delivered on - time, within scope and within budget.
• Studied and made recommendation for contract documentation and Scope of Work, nominated the suitable Engineers for project work.
• In charge for allocating manpower resources to enable efficient effective engineering work to be completed within allocated manpower budget and to approved quality standards.
• Kept in touch with the Design Office Coordinator to assess and allocate/recruit resources needed to carry out all necessary drafting.
• Ensured and undertook audits of Engineering processes to examine effectiveness, have made recommendations for change where the needs are identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Controlled discipline specific procedures and makes recommendations to examine effectiveness and makes recommendations for change where the need is identified or advantage is to be gained.
• Managed Design, fabrication, erection, test, pre commissioning and commissioning works for bottom loading arms for fuels in all ROMOIL (part of ROMPETROL GROUP) fuel storage facilities (Mogosoaia, Craiova, Zarnesti, Simleul Silvaniei, Arad, Vatra Dornei).
• Managed Design, fabrication, erection, test, pre commissioning and commissioning works for fuel marking & additives equipment, for ROMOIL fuel storage facilities (Mogosoaia, Craiova, Zarnesti, Simleul Silvaniei, Arad, and Vatra Dornei). Responsible for Project Execution based on the best engineering practices.
• Managed Mechanical & Piping Construction works at ROMPETROL Bacau LPG Depot and Midia Marine Oil – LPG – LNG Terminal (piping connections, storage tank’s farm construction, loading unloading equipment, pumps houses facilities, etc.).
• Co-ordinated all projects/sites activity with responsibility for the execution of the project in compliance with all contractual requirements, ensure that resource usage is optimized to achieve, or exceed.
• Ensured a thorough understanding of the contract requirements and direct preliminary planning stages as necessary.
• Co-ordinated the work of the mobilization team to ensure that all necessary activities are reviewed with actions appropriately assigned, timescales agreed and relevant parties briefed with new communication channels established where ever necessary.
• Managed and coordinated the resourcing requirements for respective project segments, including staffing and plant to ensure that these are accurate and realistic and that any necessary steps needed to supply resources have been arranged.
• Co-ordinated, in conjunction with the Project Management Team, the development and establishment of project planning package together with the mechanisms for monitoring subsequent progress against that plan. Ensured that corrective action is agreed and implemented at the appropriate level as and when variations from plans occur.
• Liaised with relevant staff to ensure that the project monitoring system is implemented adequately and that output on financial performance is reviewed at the appropriate level and frequency to ensure effective control of the project budget.
• Provided adequate resources and expertise on site to ensure the effective supervision, monitoring and control of the work being undertaken to ensure full compliance with all relevant standards
• Acted as the Company’s official representative with clients, suppliers, partners and third party contractors - negotiating terms and conditions where necessary, ensuring that Company interests are both optimized and protected.
• Monitored performance of suppliers and subcontractors to determine compliance with contractual obligations. Resolved issues arised from disputes or sub-standard performance.
• Monitored payments from clients and initiate payments to suppliers and sub-contractors ensuring all terms and conditions have been met.
• Managed the preparation and presentation of the final documentation and liaises with the client for the issuance of the acceptance certificate and release of performance bonds and bank guarantees.
• Participated in a formal review of the project with relevant parties on completion and identify opportunities for learning and development.
• Managed a team of 4 engineers, 75 LPG – LNG works authorized welders and mechanical fitters, helpers.

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