Lead Engineer-Piping || Project Manager || Project Risk Manager position
Last Updated: 30th January 2018 (over 5 years ago)
In-depth understanding of project based estimating techniques, resource planning and allocation methods, activity based estimating, budget and cost estimating, WBS development and scope management.
Fully aware of KPIs of Project Management eg. SPI, CPI, SV, CV, Earned Value Techniques.
Effective communication skills (written and verbal), excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills to deal with internal/external stakeholders, endowed with strong leadership, analytical, logical, problem solving and conflict management skills.
Provides technical leadership, guidance, support, feedback, coaching, develop, empower, mentoring, training, and expertise to project team.
Works independently, using knowledge of industry and/or professional guidelines and protocols to accomplish goals and objectives and leading others to solve complex problems where significant initiative and independent judgment is required.
Ability to work effectively in virtual environment and direct a diverse project team located in multiple remote offices, site locations around the globe and multiple time zones.
Reviews Plot plan, Piping General Arrangement drawing, Isometrics, Tie-in Schedule, Material Take-off, Stress reports, Supports material requisition, Vendor Drawings, material selection, data sheets & specification.
Executed upstream/ downstream, onshore/offshore oil & gas projects successfully in India & Middle East.
Knowledge of supporting and nozzle flexibilities, developing safe and mechanically sound piping routes.
Experience in performing stress analysis for various piping systems such as: fired heater, air cooler, pump/ compressors (centrifugal and reciprocating), turbines, reactors, wellheads, large storage tank, FRP, PSV, high temperature, low temperature cryogenic etc.
Ability to Designs spring hangers, struts, hold downs, expansion joints, special shoes, anchors, guides and special pipe supports.
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
— Jun 2004
LEAD ENGINEER (PIPING STRESS)
— Apr 2016
Developed pipe routing & support planning; established pipe support philosophy for lines passing through bridge from platform after incorporating relative displacements of bridge and platform due to wave effects.
Responsible for preparing and managing a schedule for piping engineering activities and deliverables, preparing estimates, preparing scope of services, preparing effort hour forecasts, monitoring changes on the project, preparing change orders, managing the piping engineering budget and schedule, provide progress reporting, coordinate with various disciplines, participate in 3D model reviews.
Monitoring, checking and auditing of stress analyzed systems by junior stress engineers, for the validity of calculations and flexibility analysis.
Function as interface between engineering teams, managements and clients and coordinate with work share offices to ensure piping engineering scope is fully understood, and to ensure quality/ consistency for all deliverables.
SENIOR ENGINEER - (PIPING STRESS)
— May 2013
Stress Analysis of Buried Pipelines as per ASME B31.4 & B31.8.
Pipe stress analysis of an 18-inch and above Buried Pipeline at high Pressure (420 Bar and above) and
Temperature 110°C, and stress analysis of a 30-inch and above parallel high pressure steam header from Boilers; with very high temperature (454°C) and pressure (70 kg/cm²).
Coordinates with Process to determine Process data and any special process requirements, and with Civil/Structural groups to ensure loads are being effectively communicated.
Preparing requisitions, technical bid evaluations, and supplier document review for spring supports and expansion joints.
Carry out site survey activities at field to assist the designer to develop 2D Piping GADs and Tie-in isometric drawings for critical lines.
Responsible for establishing base documents, project procedures, standards, specifications to be used for the project and to make team aware of the requirements.
Assisting in the preparation of Man-hour estimation of piping / pipeline design related activities.
Preparing and reviewing engineering studies, design drawings, documents, and material and equipment specifications.
Visit the suppliers' premises to attend kick-off / alignment meetings and clarification meetings.
Participation in milestone model review with client / PMC.
— May 2008
Develop and maintain stress critical line List.
Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings, documents, material and equipment specifications, create and maintain all data sheets for process and utility valves and perform wall thickness and branch reinforcing calculations.
— Mar 2007
Review, analyzes, validate and confirm all assumption, data, conceptual design and all other information related to the feasibility and preliminary conceptual study, initiated preparations of isometric etc.
Preparation of material requisitions and technical bid evaluations, material take- off based on drawings, data- sheets, basic design, standards, pipe specs and material specifications etc.