Project Engineering Manager

Last Updated: 27th August 2017 (over 5 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


• A dynamic professional with more than 24 years of multi-cultural experience in Petrochemical, Oïl & Gas, Port Export Facility, Minerals & Metals, Power, Industrial & Civil industries
• International exposure on various international projects located worldwide like USA, Europe, Australia, Middle East, Canada, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Angola
• Skills in overseeing project activities from conceptualization to execution including technical specifications, progress monitoring, and manpower planning
• Track record in enhancing the process operations, optimize resource & capacity utilization, escalate productivity & operational efficiencies, while curtailing costs & expenses
• Successfully managed the critical projects
• Proficient in developing & streamlining the systems with proven ability to enhance the operational effectiveness and meet the operational goals within the cost, time & the quality parameters
• Achievement oriented professional with excellent people management skills and capability to manage change with ease
• Diversity and inclusion for better delivery


Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
M.E. (Mechanical)

   Aug 1989
— Mar 1991

B.Tech. (Mechanical)

   Aug 1985
— Apr 1989


Amec Foster Wheeler India Private Limited
Project Engineering Manager

   Dec 2013
— Current

Discipline Head -Project Engineering (Since May’15 till date)
• Single point of contact in India office
o Oil and gas office of the company in South Africa
o All mining, mineral and metal offices of the company
• Proposal effort for projects
• Managing engineering on project through project engineers from the discipline
• Managing and maintaining the correct mix of manpower for project engineering, system engineers, flow sheet engineers and task force secretaries and, recruiting, identifying development needs of discipline, planning and executing the same
• Quality assurance through discipline audit and technical governance of the work performed
• Leading employee engagement effort in the office

Project Engineering Manager on an assigned Project (Dec’13 till date)
• Developing plans/ schedules for resources and supervising all activities to ensure timely completion of projects as per budgeted parameters
• Acting as a single point of contact on a project for the scope being executed by Amec Foster Wheeler India office
• Organizing, planning and coordinating the entire project management including requirement analysis, quality, schedule, budget, productivity
• Preparing work plan, staffing plan, execution strategy, internal and external variances
• Formulating internal project monthly report, cost performance report and sharing the same with the top management
• Managing profit and loss on the project assigned

Projects undertaken:
Dec’16 to till date: Ammonia Storage Facility, Ramagundam Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, India Detail Engineering
Mar’14 to Jan’16:LyondellBassell Corpus Christi Ethylene Debottlenecking Detail Engineering Design project
Aug’15 to Dec 15:Valero Methanol detail engineering project
Dec’13 to Jun’14: PDVSA Aqua Conversion FEEDProject

Tenova Bateman South africa
Principal Project Engineer

   Mar 2008
— Dec 2013

• Managed cost, time, quality & risk assessment, procurement and contract packages for the projects as well as maintained excellent relationships with internal and external stakeholders
• Administered the engineering scope as per the contract and project schedule and facilitated the generation of the engineering schedule within the overall project schedule; developed engineering baseline (man hours) budget
• Regulated change control identification and definition by managing, reviewing and approve changes (internal and external) on the project
• Created project strategy, managed integration of discipline strategies including commissioning as well as construction, shared input into project set-up phase
• Maintained accurate reporting on progress, forecast and changes to approved financials and resources
• Directed procurement and contract, construction and commissioning strategy and created project procurement/contract packages at high level to provide direction to engineering and procurement team
• Planned all actions identified during design reviews including 3D model reviews, risk reviews, value engineering, HAZOPs and criticality reviews and arranged all design reviews identified along with client
• Evaluated all engineering specifications, scope of works, enquiry requisitions for tender and purchase of all procurement and contract packages, technical and commercial tender analysis and trade off studies identified in the project

Significant Accomplishments:
• Pivotal in streamlining processes through measures such as piping and instrument diagram (P&ID) development and maintenance
• Steered the implementation of quality initiatives such as design criteria and design strategy that instilled basic quality philosophies of doing things right the first time, resulting in the reduction in company rework cost and help in achieving increase in billable man-hours
• Contributed in understanding and implementation of Pressure Equipment Directive (PED) and SANS347 in South Africa(provided more than 80% of comments received from public in South Africa and helped in logical implementation of PED and SANS347)
• Setting-up milestone for each key engineering deliverable to make progress measurement objective

Project Under Taken:
May’11-Dec’13:Kassinga North & South Iron Ore Project, Angola-Port, it’s infrastructure and material handling
Aug’10 to Apr’11: Trimex Industries Ltd., India, Mineral sand Project
Jan’09 to Jul’10: Cooke Uranium, South Africa, A uranium salt refinery
Mar’08 to Dec’08: Tenke-Fungurume Cobalt Refinery, DRC, Africa

Bechtel India Private Ltd
Senior Engineer

   Nov 1997
— Feb 2008

Projects undertaken as mechanical engineer:
Oil & Gas Projects: Trinidad LNG Train 4, Darwin LNG, SHELL ULSD and OGDIII
Power Projects: Mantua Creek, Athens, Millmeran, Sabine, Great Yaarmouth and Hsin Tao
Civil Project: Magic World Theme Park, Dubai

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