Lead / Senior Piping & Static Engineer

Last Updated: 16th January 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Onesti, Romania


Phone Number


Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level

English, French, Italian, Romanian


HIGHLY ADAPTABLE PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER with a total of more than 30 years extensive experience on Multiple Design Projects in the Petrochemical,Oil&Gas,Chemical, Power Energy Industries, who offers:
•Expertise in Project Management Design and Construction.
•Mechanical/Piping and Pressure Vessels Engineering Design talents. •Supervisory and team leadership competence. •Technical problem-solving talents.
Specialties: Piping Enginering,Piping Material,Piping Supervision Work,Piping Test Pack Coordinator,Piping Superintendent,PVV Specialist (Piping ,Pressure Vessels -Static Equipment and Valves) Engineering.
Experience from FEED to Detailed Engineering and As-Built Engineering for Oil & Gas facilities. Involved in the Brownfield and Greenfield Projects.Experience with project execution and regulatory issues, contractual issues, project proposal,tender documentation, inspection,precommissioning and commissioning. Able to demonstrate an excellent working knowledge of health and safety regulations appropriate to an engineering and construction environment.


Polytechnical Institute Iasi,Romania
Mechanical Engineering

   Sep 1979
— Jul 1984

Mechanical Engineer Diploma (5 years studies).


Senior Piping Engineer PMC

   Feb 2019
— Oct 2019

Petrochina Halfaya Site,Iraq

Projects :

• Field Surface Facilities around CPF2 and CPF3
• Flowlines and Trunklines
• Water Injection Boosting Station Upgrade
• Wellpad Facilities
• Existing Pilot Gas Lifting System Expansion
• Gas Plant Processing Halfaya Project
Achievement(s) :
 Review contract documents and identify requirements and scope of work for project execution. Review specifications, drawings and other documents as per project work. Establish contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation of technical queries to Projects/Client.
 Supervise the preparation and issue of Inquiry Requisitions to vendors.Review vendor drawings, documents and design calculations. Ensure vendor equipment specifications meet with client equipment specifications and within budgeted costs.
 Coordinate with Projects and Planning Departments on schedule related issues. Update Technical Document Register (TDR) progress reports through the use of PETROCEPT software.
 Participate in safety and design review meetings e.g. HAZOP, HAZID, Plot Plan, 3D Model, along with Client and representatives of other engineering disciplines.

Senior Mechanical Piping Engineer

   Jan 2016
— Jan 2017

Objective(s) :
• Waster Water Treatment Plant Detail Design and Procurement
 Achievement(s) :
• Managed a team of piping and mechanical professionals.
• Prepare,review and comments detailed design calculations for vessels and mechanical equipment, Equipment List,Line list,Critical Line list,Valve schedule, Detailed mechanical drawings, civil guide drawings, equipment technical specifications.
• Comment the structural design for pumps, equipment & RO skids, sunshades, platforms, pipe rack, tanks bridges; i.e. clarifiers, aeration tanks, sludge holding tanks.
• Support the development de 3D Model of the Plant in order that the Plant 3D Model to comply with Project scope of work,Project philosophy,P&IDs,Vendor and in house developed Equipments Data sheets, Client and International Standards required,flexibility of the piping lines,proper selection and using of standard supports or special supports,the availabiity of space and easy access for operation and maintenance of the Plant equipments,etc.
• Weekly review and participate in the 30%,60%,90% 3D Model Review.
• Review ,comments and aprove Equipment Layout G.A. Drawings.
• Review ,comments and approve,Piping G.A. Drawings.
• Review ,comments and approve ISOs Drawings
Technical Environment :
• Language : English
• Tools : Computer software : MS Office,Autocad,Naviswork 3D
• Standards : Client (Dolphin) Standards , TOTAL Standards,2013 Edition,International Codes and Standards such as : ASME B31.3,ASME BPV Code SEC.II and VIII Div.1,API ,ASTM,NACE,MSS SP,ISO,AWWA.

: SLOVENSKE ELEKTRARNE, Subsidiary of ENEL,Italy - Nuclear Plant Mochovce ,SLOVAKIA
Field Piping & Layout Engineer Specialist

   Aug 2015
— Nov 2015

Objective(s) :
• Nuclear Plant Reactors 3-4 Mechanical Completion
Achievement(s) :
• Working for the Site Technical Office,the direct operative link between Engineering and Construction ;
• Solving the issues coming from the field,applying the project procedures,finding effective solutions which do not impair safety and quality and do not have impact on the project timing and costs
• Technical coordination as well as direct communication with the Contractors for any technical issue;
• Involvement of Contractors in the solutions to assure safety, quality and consistency with the design concepts and the warranties for the project ;
• Assure that the activities under the scope of work are performed in accordance with the allotted time and with the required quality.
Technical Environment :
• Language : English,Italian
• Tools : Computer software : MS Office,Autocad,Naviswork 3D
• Standards : Slovak Standards and ENEL Standards for Power Nuclear Plant,,International Codes and Standards such as : ASME B31.1,ASME BPV Code SEC.III,ASTM,ISO.

FLUOR KENTZ Kuwait - Al Ahmadi
Lead Design Piping Engineer

   Jan 2014
— Apr 2015

Project Management Consultancy for several projects in various stages of progress and achievement. Review, comment and approval of technical documentation for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and training in accordance with the time frame and other terms and conditions of the Contract.
Quality assurance, quality control, supervision and approval of construction work, commissioning, start up, performance testing and training in accordance with the Contract.

My main duties and responsibilities are as follows :
• Act on behalf of the Owner (Kuwait Oil Company) in large complex multi-unit projects or a series of projects (generally called a “program”) ;
• Asist the Owner in minimizing costs,maximizing return on investment and timely completion of the program;
• Bring a set of systems,procedures and methodologies for Owner consideration.
• Coordinate the interfaces between the different EPC Contractors during all phases of the program.

GAZ DE FRANCE SUEZ -Groupement Touatgaz Algiers,Algeria / Madrid,Spain
Lead Piping,Valves and Pressure Vessels Engineer

   Oct 2012
— Oct 2014

Involved in the TOUATGAZ Project that consists of an onshore gas development in Algeria (13MMSCMD). The project is being operated by GDF SUEZ on behalf of its partners. Responsibilities : Between 12.10.2012 and 11.09.2013– located at the Project Offices in Algiers,Algeria : FEED Project Review, Support the preparation and evaluation of FEED and EPC Contracts ; Call for Tender activity,TQ’s,Technical Evaluations of Bidders,etc.
Starting with 12.09.2013 to 01.10.2014 - located in Madrid,Spain at the Tecnias Reunidas Offices (Winner EPCC Contractor) to supervise from Client’s PVV discipline point of view the TR’s activity of Project Detail Design.
Under the authority of the Engineering Manager and guidelines of the Project Manager,as a Lead PVV Engineer provide a comprehensive technical support during Detail Engineering phases of the project; Using EDMS System as Lead PVV - Review and comment all project documents for Piping, including valves : Piping Design and Layout Philosophy, Piping material specifications, Piping Wall Thickness Calculations, Plot Plans,General Arrangement Drawings ,Stress analysis , Piping Supports,Piping models, 3D Model Review, Isometrics,Specifications for Corrosion, Insulation,Painting, Welding, Erection,Testing and Inspection,Valve Data Sheets,MTOs, Tehnical Bid Evaluation and Requisitions for : Piping items (pipes,fittings, flanges, bolting, gaskets,etc.),for Piping Special Items and Pipe Special Supports,for Manual Valves (Gate,Globe,Check,Ball,Butterfly,Double Block and Bleed,etc.) etc. as well Review and Comment the Data Sheets,Drawings and Specifications for : Horizontal and Vertical Pressure Vessels , Columns,Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers,Air-Cooler Heat Exchangers,Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers, Brazed Aluminium Fin-Plate Heat Exchanger (Cold Box) ,Storage Tanks,Skid Packages,etc. As a Reviewer provide input to the other disciplines and comment from PVV point of view the deliverables of Process,Pipeline,Mechanical Rotating,Civil/Structural,Electrical,Instruments,Planning,QA/QC, Procurement,etc.

ENERECO S.p.A. Italy - Qatar Branch,Doha
Lead Piping Engineer

   Feb 2012
— Oct 2012

Project : Engineering Consultancy for Plant Change Requests and Misc. Engineering Support Services for various QP locations (6 Contracts).
Project involved : - Zaulyia Gas Plant Project (FEED Review , Estimate proposals and submit tenders to QP,Tenderers Bid Evaluation) ;
- Khurmala Pump Station Project (FEED) ;
- Messaied Tank Farm Upgrade (different small Projects) ;
Client : Qatar Petroleum,PD Oman.

TECNOMARE ,ITALY-Kazakhstan Branch, ENI Group, Karachaganak, Aksai
Senior Piping Engineer

   Feb 2011
— Dec 2011

Piping design-construction documentation for client (Karachaganak Petroleum Operating b.v.), mainly. Engineering and design support for construction activities on the site. Resolving technical problems with Contractor and Client. FEED and Detail Engineering projects for several units operating in Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V (Client KPO- Kazakhstan Oil Company).
Projects involved : - FEED Development for Backwash Water Filtration Project.
- FEED Development for Stripping Tower Acidification Project.
- ECO Centre Fire & Technical segregation Project – Detail Design.
- Unit 3, Close Drain Upgrade System – Revamp Project.

TEKNICA Ltd. (UK) (TAKNIA Libya Engineering Company),Tripoli
Senior Piping Engineer

   Sep 2009
— Jan 2011

Piping Engineering activity of the following Projects :
• Tripoli Main Terminal (TMT)-FEED ;
• HATIEBA Gas Plant Revamp.

SNAMPROGETTI S.p.A (SAIPEM) Italy,Qatar Branch - LLDPE Plant,Mesaieed Industrial City
Deputy Mechanical Superintendent

   Sep 2008
— May 2009

• Supervision of Piping Erection works of all piping systems and subsystems, aboveground and underground of the Plant, Testing Activity (Hydrotest and Pneumatic Test) and Re-Instatement after Pressure Test.
• Test Pack Coordinator.
• Supervision the Piping Pre-commissioning activities.

BATEMAN Energies BV,IDO HUTNY Project, Bratislava, Slovakia
Piping Checking Engineer

   Apr 2008
— Sep 2008

Involved in the checking job of the P&IDs,Line–Lists,Piping Material Specification,Piping Erection,Installation ,Testing and Inspection Specifications, Piping Plans, ISO- Drawings,Clash Report and 3D-Model of the Project named : “KASHAGAN Development Experimental Program”.

CLOUGH Zuhayr Fayez Partnership - Saudi Arabia,Al-Khobar
Lead Piping Engineer

   Jul 2007
— Jan 2008

As Lead Piping Enginer I worked as the EPC Contractor for SAUDI ARAMCO Client and I was involved in the following main Projects :
•“Upgrade Water Injection & Water Disposal System – Abu Ali Plants” – Project Proposal - Saudi Arabia ;
•“De-bottleneck Condensate System Haradh Gas Plant “ – LSTK (Detail Design) – Saudi Arabia.
Activities :
• Coordinating,supervision and checking the drawings and technical documentation belongs to the Projects of a Piping Design and Piping Engineer’s group;
• Work among multinational personnel ;
• Elaborating the Basis of Design for Piping Discipline ;
• Elaborating the Specification for Piping Materials ;
• Pipe wall thickness calculations ;
• Elaborating of the Line Designation Tables ;
• Elaborating of the Valve Data Sheets ;
• Checking and approving the drawings and the technical documents for:

PROGER S.p.A.,Italy - Pescara
Consulting Piping Engineer

   Mar 2007
— Jul 2007

Projects involved :
•“Crude Oil & Natural Gas Treatment Plant – Miglianico, Ortona” - Italy;
•“Gas Plant Crotone”- Italy
Activities :
- Selecting the Piping classes for the pipes;
- Checking the Piping Plan drawings and the piping isometric drawings;
- Pipe wall thickness calculations ;
- Hydrostatic test pressure calculations;
- MAWP calculations ;
- Elaborating of the Valve Data Sheets ;
- Materials Take - Off .

S.C. RAFO SA Onesti (Oil Refinery),Romania
Senior Design Engineer – Mechanical / Piping

   May 2001
— Mar 2007

• Piping and Pressure Vessels (Horizontal & Vertical Pressure Vessels,Columns,Reactors,Heat Exchangers) Mechanical Design.
• ISCIR Authorized for Piping & Pressure Vessels Design.

SC INDONDINE Impex SA Onesti (Detergent Plant), Romania
Maintenance 2nd in Command

   Nov 1996
— May 2001

• Supervision of erection, mechanical completion, precommissioning, commissioning and starting up activities of a Petrochemical Plant (Chemithon Sulfonation Unit,Hosokawa-Schugi Conditioning Unit,ACMA GD Line Detergent Boxes Packaging).
• Plan, organize and control the maintenance of all facilities and equipments, complete maintenance of stationary and rotary machinery assigned in plant area and plan Annual plant shutdown and Overhauling.

SC UTON SA Onesti, Romania
Technical Manager / Production Director

   Jul 1994
— Nov 1996

• Management of the technological equipments fabrication process from oil & gas industry, chemicals, petrochemicals, iron & steel industry: heat exchangers, pressure vessels (horizontal and vertical pressure vessels,reactors, LPG storage tanks, columns), hot water and steam boilers, welded steel structures.
• Coordination of scheduled production programming.

SC CAROM SA Onesti (Synthetic Rubber Plant), Romania
Mechanical Engineer ; Design Engineer – Mechanical; Lead Design Engineer

   Jan 1984
— Jan 1994

• Pressure Vessels Design .
•ISCIR Authorized Verifier .
• Design for spare parts of rotating equipments (pumps, compressors, blowers, fans, gears).