Senior Mechanical Engineer Rotating & Static

Last Updated: 29th January 2020 (over 2 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
HNC/HND/City & Guilds



Senior Mechanical Engineer with a professional approach, specialist expertise, to the oil/gas and petrochemical industry in pre-commissioning/commissioning, inspection, maintenance, construction and operational roles. A team player at all levels, focused problem-solver, multi-discipline coordinator. Excellent literacy, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, able to work within a wide range of technical disciplines, based on my experiences gained in a portfolio of independent projects across the world.


London Institute

   Sep 1989
— Jul 1993

Mechanical Engineering.


Lead Mechanical Engineer

   Apr 2018
— Current

Lead a team of Mechanical Engineers through the Front End Engineering Design, Construction and Commissioning stage. Approving P&IDs, witnessing FATs and attending Site Acceptance Tests. Ensuring all Discipline acceptance certificates are in order to achieve Mechanical Completion. Following detailed subsystem Commissioning procedures and adhering to stringent HSE permit requirements. I coordinate vendor attendance for our Mechanical Packages. Ensuring Integrating assurance & acceptance tests are supported by Engineers and Techs.

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Mechanical Engineer Technical Department

   Jan 2017
— Jan 2018

Provide technical support and advice on first year operational issues, discipline punch list clearance activities. Validation and implementation of Management of Change gate compliance. Root causes fail analysis, raising engineering queries, non-conformance reports, project queries and service requests for mechanical equipment. Procurement of mechanical equipment and operational 2 years spare parts, raising work orders checking for materials and parts using database such as Maximo, Erooms and Ewarehouse . Co-coordinating specialist vendors and 3rd party services for commissioning of static and rotating equipment on Well heads, Water injection, field gas compression, Lean Glycol pumps, hydration trains etc. Acting as contract accountability manager & single point authority for contractor documentation as-built drawings, system handover plant performance report and warranty claims. I have full comprehensive knowledge of International Mechanical Codes and Standards like ASME SEC.VIII DIV.1 / DIV.2, TEMA, PD5500, API:650, API:660, API:661.

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Mechanical Quality Engineer

   May 2015
— Apr 2016

Review of Contractors equipment installation (static and rotating), Rotating equipment installed and commissioned include but not limited to Rolls Royce Turbines, Man turbo / Siemens Gas Export Compressors & Flash Gas Compressors (drive & driven) Identify and recommend resolutions of non-conformances and corrective actions. Review, markup and participate in contractors Inspection and Test Plans BP monitor, witness and hold points are implemented. Provide detailed quality reports as required by the project Manager. Review and confirm conformance of contractors Mechanical procedures. Promote and lead the one team philosophy to ensure continuous improvement. Ensure contractors fully implement project requirements as defined in approved specifications and procedures, particularly on equipment, materials preservation, joint integrity and piping cleanliness. Assist in the GOC documentation handover from construction to commissioning and then to operations, ready for startup (SH1).

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Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

   Jan 2014
— Jan 2015

Identification of sub-system limits and updating of limits in line with the latest revision of P&IDs. Author of Commissioning Test Procedures for Chemical Injection, Water Injection, Produced Water Re-injection, Reject oil, LP & HP Separators, Makeup water booster pump, Produced water pump & seal plan 53. Completion of Commissioning function test procedures, Verification and acceptance of mechanical completion and handover packages ensuring they are in accordance with project procedures, Co-ordinate vendors for the Power Generation systems. Revision of Nitrogen & Helium leak test procedures. Systemization of P&IDs, Pre-commissioning, punch list item review, Commissioning of Produced water and Sand separation systems, handover dossier review, plant performance test ensuring all applicable documentation is in place for smooth system handover.

Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

   Mar 2012
— Dec 2013

Construction and Commissioning of a new Sea Water Injection System, Gas turbines, fuel gas conditioning skid, chemical injection, utilities and all other top side systems. Systemization of P&IDs, author of CTPs, vendor and commissioning tech co-ordination. Front end design approval for Bulan Bulan & Ospray platform. Identification and sourcing of Commissioning spares / consumables. Travelling between yards and offshore witness FATs, SITs, and IAATs. Review / approve of Nitrogen & Helium leak test procedures for all Hydrocarbon systems. Conducting Hazid and Hazop forums for new equipment and plant.

Odfjell Drilling and Technology
Mechanical Project Engineer

   Sep 2010
— Jan 2012

Study and understand the vessel's philosophy and specifications with a view to installing bespoke equipment. Surveying with venders and risk analysis of new modifications and installations following DNV regulations. Front end engineering design FEED. Creating work packages and documentation for cost estimates, CTRs and POs for material requests and purchasing. Following the installation with a project view, mechanical completion pre- commissioning, and dynamic commissioning through to startup. Updating AS built drawings through the red line procedure to complete system documentation ready for hand over to operations. Scoping maintenance tasks and writing procedures for the safe operations of topside mechanical equipment.

Mechanical Engineer

   Oct 2008
— Apr 2010

My duties involved the construction and commissioning of Taurus Centaur Turbines, Solar Mars LP, IP and Taurus HP compressors. Baroscopic inspections, water washes, fire and gas detection sensor setup. Pre-commissioning and dynamic commissioning of fire water diesel pumps, deluge system commissioning. I organized contract labor, general sub- system dynamic commissioning and diagnostic reports. Utilizing my Nebosh health and safety knowledge I prepare Hazid and Hazop, risk assessments and incorporating these into a best were reasonably practicable commissioning user friendly guide for SIMOPS and start up. Establishing preventative and corrective maintenance procedures for the safe operation of plant and equipment. Identifying commissioning and start up spare parts for mainly rotating equipment and giving support front end engineering design FEED advice to EPC contractors. Determine boundary isolations (red spade) and red lining P&IDS where necessary. Static equipment (heat exchangers pressure vessels etc) installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning. Mp5 maintenance on rotating and static equipment was a daily duty with maintenance teams. Developing maintenance plans, detailed preservation methods and monitoring of all equipment system packages, spare parts and materials. Three and six monthly PPM maintenance on all AD platform rotating equipment.

Senior Mechanical Commissioning Engineer

   Aug 2007
— Oct 2008

Commissioning of systems and rotating equipment. Duties involve construction and commissioning Atlas Copco air compressors and Hitachi gas compressors. Provide support and advice to operation staff and SPEs on mechanical engineering matters. Liaise with operations for a smooth system hand over and coordinate vendor activities, cooperate on troubleshooting, endorse proposed solutions/ recommendations and report results and progress. Pre-commissioning and commissioning of power generation systems. Ensuring utility, MEG regeneration and associated sub-systems were ready for hand over. KPI audits on all personal, Daily maintenance activities include vibration monitoring of pumps, motors, compressors and turbines by my techs reporting directly to myself to check these machines and equipment are running within their parameters. Spare part ordering through SAP and populating schedule maintenance check sheets.

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