Design Coordinator/ Lead draughtsman/ Drawing Office manager


Last Updated: 22nd March 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
Baldivis, Australia

E-mail
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Phone Number
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Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Languages
Afrikaan, English

Summary

A highly experienced senior plant designer and design coordinator with a background in both green field and brown field modifications and expansions. Commercially astute with over 36 years work experience in the industrial construction and design industry, leading large international mining operations. Demonstrates expertise in implementing and managing large projects using a number of drafting houses.

Education

College
Draughtsman

   Jan 1989
— Dec 1989

AutoCAD since 1989
Caddie since 1989
Microstation since 2009
SolidWorks since 2012
TSD for SolidWorks since 2013
Pipeflow Expert since 2013
Tekla Structural Detailing Software 2018
SMAP3D Piping – Training course 2017

Experience

SFDesign,
Project Manager/Lead designer

   Jun 2017
— Current

· Manager and lead designer for a number of projects
o Coogee Chemicals - Titanium Alloy Powder development process plant.
o Crystal Mining - plant upgrade Ginko Mine site
· Drafting supervision and engineering queries.
· Drafting Piping isometrics, GA’s, Piping Details, Structural details, Chutes, Tanks, Vessels.
· Manage staff and drafting services.
· Mentor and train junior staff.
· Generate Tender packages and quotes for various projects
· Cold calling clients to establish new customers and contracts

Diverse Welding Services Pty Ltd,
Project Co-Ordinator

   Jan 2015
— Jun 2017

· Generate Tender packages and quotes for various projects
o Technip – MQC Deployment frames.
o Technip – A1 Jet Fuel Supply Line on the North Sea Atlantic floating asset
o Chevron - Wheatstone Light Weight Blind Flange Package
· Meetings with clients to liase projects, schedules and reports for progress.
· Order materials and consumables for various projects.
· MDR documentation for completed projects.
· Manage tradesmen and schedules for various projects.
· Assist with the generation of fabrication drawings and details where required.
· Manage budgets for the various builds.

Quadro Design (Perth, WA)
Design Co-Ordinator/ lead Draughtsman.

   Jan 2012
— Jan 2015

• Co-ordination of drafting.
• Meetings with clients to liaise projects and drafting capabilities, schedules and reports for the progress, delegation of project work with draftsmen and engineers.
• Liaise with contractors for the tender quotations, project specifications and documentation.
• Sub-sea manifold tube runs for the Gorgon & Balnaves projects.
• Various 3D models for the deconstruction of Gas platforms.
• Several mine site fuel installations.
• Heavy vehicle wash plant for Kazakhstan.
• Structural details for various clients, platforms shed buildings etc.
• Overall layouts and arrangements for mining and food process facilities.
• Estimation and costing for in-house tenders.
• Cold calling clients to establish new customers and contracts.

TransEng Design & Construct (Perth, WA)
Lead Designer

   May 2011
— Oct 2012

Responsible for producing Australian standard drawings for the installation and upgrade to various precious metals and iron ore mining projects throughout Australia. Copper oxide expansion, Murrin-Murrin Iron ore expansion.
• Overall plant layouts,
• General Arrangements,
• Arrangements and details or the civil, mechanical, structural and piping sectors.
• Completed the deliverables with detailed isometrics.
• Liaise with customers and clients re project requirements, distributed workloads with drafting personnel, plus resolved design issues with clients and engineers.
• All drawings completed using AutoCAD 2D and SolidWorks 3D software.

CITIC Pacific Mining Management Pty Ltd (Perth, WA)
Project Technical Coordinator

   Aug 2007
— Dec 2009

The Sino Iron Project involved Crushing and processing facility, mining infrastructure, power plant, desalination, dewatering, filtration, pelleting, port and jetty, barge loading, airport and accommodation camps.
• Coordination between engineering, contractors, and subcontractors, re drawings and specifications.
• Set up and maintain drafting standards for the overseas contractors.
• Maintain schedules and drawing deliverables.
• Assist the Chinese teams in China with technical queries.
• Coordinate the delivery of drawings and documents to the correct departments and contractors.
• Assist the document control with the distribution of approval documents.
• Check and review mechanical, structural, civil and piping documents for the Australian standards and content.
• Manage the various drafting teams and checkers.
• Assist the construction team with hook up and design queries as required.
• The drafting of overall layouts to set up the plant layouts in conjunction with lead engineers.

Thiess Fabrication (Kwinana, WA but mainly based in China & Indonesia)
Senior Design Co-ordinator Local and Overseas

   Nov 2006
— Aug 2007

• Co-ordination of drafting checking in China Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Tsingdow, Jakarta and Perth for the completion of over 22,000 structural detailed fabrication drawings.
• Meetings with clients to liaise projects and drafting capabilities, schedules and reports for the progress, delegation of project work with draftsmen and engineers.
• Liaise with contractors for the tender quotations, project specifications and documentation.
• Drafting supervision and engineering queries.
• Site works to resolve queries on site at Whyalla South Australia.
• Materials handling, piping, and structures.
• Projects worked on Lake Lindsay Alliance TSJV coal expansion plant.
• Henderson Wharf expansion (coal mining).
• McConnell Dowel Bulk storage, & coal mining expansion.

Promet Engineers (Perth, WA)
Lead Design Draftsman

   Dec 2005
— Dec 2006

• Plant layouts for the capital costing of various iron ore mine sites in Asia and Australasia.
• The detailed drafting, plant layouts & piping details for the One Steel iron ore mine site in Whyalla, Australia.
• Supervision of detailed drafting for fabrication.
• Initial plant layout drawings for the Gindalbe iron ore mine site study and costing.
• Initial plant layout drawings for the Forexco Iron ore mine site in the Ukraine.

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