Graduate Engineer/26 yrs of exp. Maintenance/Turnaround/Revamping/Project Management
Last Updated: 4th February 2018 (over 5 years ago)
Third Asst. Engineer
— Apr 1993
Bechalor of Mechanical Engineering
— Jan 1990
Dynamics of materials, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of materials, production processes, Industrial Engineering, Statistical Quality Control, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics etc.
• Total responsibility on all issues related to Maintenance, pre-Turnaround, Turnaround activities of Delayed Coker Unit, Fluidised Catalytic Cracking Unit and Sulphur Recovery & Granulations Plants.
Preside over meetings with client Maintenance and Operations personnel and third party Inspectors in planning and scheduling and review and approval of normal Maintenance works and Shutdown Work Packs.
Ensured compliance to specifications and standards, strict safety and quality norms leading to disciplined delivery and achieving "ZERO incident" i.e. incident free execution of jobs.
Proactive initiatives for resolving issues and taking along all stakeholders.
TA Project Coordinator
— Jun 2017
Coordination on all issues for Revamping, Pre-Turnaround, Turnaround activities (Critical Path activities on Piping which are major revamping jobs, Critical equipment removal and installations etc.) of GTL Plant and ensuring their successful Mechanical Completion & commissioning and assisting operations for start-up of the plants.
Liaison closely with engineering teams and operations personnel, field personnel and third party Inspectors in the compilation and review of Shutdown Work Packs and involved in all phases of the TA.
Ensured compliance to specifications and standards, strict safety and quality norms leading to disciplined delivery and achieving “GOAL ZERO commitment i.e. NO HARM and NO LEAK” in (Ph1-MTA1, Ph2-MTA2 and SEC Projects- Ph1 & Ph2).
The review and action plan meetings with Operations group, Engineering team and Contractors for resolving issues proactively.
Achieved Turnarounds with final product output target before schedule time resulting in rewards and appreciation from Shell top management.
Lead Construction & Commissioning
— Dec 2014
Review of the project for design deficiencies, ensured orderly Mechanical Completion, pre-commissioning and commissioning and start-up of the refinery. Leading role by analysing deficiency in design and their corrective action for smooth commissioning of the refinery.
Ensured compliance to specifications and standards, recommended practices included in the Bid document and minimise non-conformity. In case of non-conformity situation, resolved the same quickly with the stakeholders.
The review meetings with PMT and contractors and proactively taking initiatives with stakeholders to resolve the issues.
Achieved the project construction and commissioning target in record time surpassing the scheduled time with best quality and safety records.
Shutdown Project Coordinator
— Mar 2013
Coordination with stakeholders on issues involving Pre-shutdown, Shutdown activities of various plants/equipments (static and rotary equipments, Piping & MOC jobs etc.) and ensuring their successful commissioning.
Liaison closely with engineering teams and operations personnel, field personnel and third party Inspectors in the development of Shutdown Work Packs and carried out the job with strict compliance to safety and quality standard of Oryx.
Lead the progress review meetings with contractors and proactively taken initiatives with various stake holders to resolve the issues quickly.
Achieved the shutdown completion in record time surpassing the scheduled time with best quality and safety records.
Shutdown Project Coordinator
— Dec 2012
Managing Pre-shutdown preparation / Shutdown execution in accordance with specified procedures and ensuring strict compliance with all relevant specifications and local requirements.
Coordination with all parties on issues involving opening, cleaning, repair, inspection and box up for static equipments; fabrication and erection of piping jobs etc.
Progress review meetings with contractors and proactively taking initiatives to resolve the issues.
Achieved the shutdown completion in the scheduled time with best quality and safety records resulting in reward by incentives.
— Jan 2012
a) Karan Gas Field Development Project, a ARAMCO project in Saudi Arabia,
Main Contractor: Hyundai E & C Co. Ltd.
b) Ras Tanura Refinery expansion/modification project, a ARAMCO project in Saudi Arabia,
Main Contractor: SAMSUNG E & C Co Ltd.
Coordination with stakeholders involving erection of static equipments, fabrication & erection of Piping and MOC jobs, Mechanical clearance, Pre-commissioning, commissioning etc.
Leadership for approval of procedures to carry out activities as per project tender specifications and ARAMCO standards, recommended practices included in the Bid documents.
Progress review meetings with stakeholders including sub-contractors, consultant and client for early completion of project.
Responsible for the overall shutdown activities including contract administration, costs, schedule, quality and safety.
Senior Manager / Mechanical Engineer
— Jun 2009
a) Jamnagar Export Refinery project (JERP), processing Cap-30 million tonnes of crude PA.
b) Value Maximisation Project (VMP) of Jamnagar DTA Refinery, processing Cap-33 million tonnes of crude PA.
a) In new JERP refinery, cap-600 KBPD.
Managing entire activities including documentations for fabrication, erection and commissioning of static equipments & AG & UG piping at DELAYED COKER UNIT and also OSBL piping.
Lead the teams for system/loop testing of Unit Piping including Mechanical Clearance, Pressure Testing (Hydro or pneumatic) & Box-up.
Lead the progress review meetings with the contractors and sub-contractors on regular basis and ensuring progress at an astronomical pace which created many benchmarks for large scale project in Oil and Gas sector.
Ensured that all piping engineering related activities are in line with the Project Specifications & approved Procedures.
b) In existing DTA refinery, Cap-650 KBPD
Spearheading entire activities for both static equipment and AG piping towards revamping for debottlenecking of Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Unit (FCCU) in VALUE MAXIMIZATION PROJECT.
Lead the teams for installation/NDT clearance, Mechanical Clearance, system testing of Unit Piping for process loops including Pressure Testing (Hydro or pneumatic) & Box-up.
Lead the progress review meetings with the contractors and sub-contractors on regular basis with stringent deadline.
Deft in troubleshooting of Petroleum Refinery Piping by detecting practical faults in designs/executions, resulted in saving of precious amount of company's resources.
Asst. Technical Manager
— Feb 2005
• Worked as Shutdown Engineer in Turnaround of the Refinery Crude Distillation Unit-2.
• Technical management of the Reliance Tugs i.e. RT-6/7/8/9/10/11 in its Jamnagar terminal.