Lead Engineer, Engineering Manager, Project Engineer, PMC


Last Updated: 27th February 2018 (over 4 years ago)

Address
Brampton, Canada

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Gender
Male

Age Range
55 to 64

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English

Summary

Professional Mechanical Engineer with 20+ years of experience in Front End Engineering Design (FEED), detailed design & engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning of oil & gas, petrochemical, thermal/gas turbine, mining, pulp & paper projects. Expertise in managing both EPC / EPCM projects from concept to handover with respect to Safety, Quality, Cost, and Schedule.

Education

APEGS-Saskatchewan
P.Eng

   Nov 2012
— Dec 2018

Licensed Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering from Saskatchewan, Canada

Professional Engineers Ontario
P.Eng

   Oct 2012
— Dec 2018

Licensed Professional Engineer in Mechanical Engineering from Ontario, Canada

Experience

Aramco Overseas Company B.V. Dubai, UAE
Project Management Consultant - Mechanical

   Mar 2016
— May 2017

Worked as Project Management Consultant (PMC) – Mechanical - for Booster Gas Compressor Station (Phase 2) project ($500 million) which is part of Aramco’s Master Gas Expansion project

• Successfully executed the project on time, budget, and quality
• Managed EPC contractor scope of work and quality of deliverables
• Reviewed and approved the discipline deliverables such as Design Basis, Scope of work, technical specifications, equipment sizing/design calculations, PFD’s, P&IDs, material balance, Material section reports, data sheets, master equipment list, plant layouts, 3D model, arrangement drawings and material requisitions, technical bid evaluation and recommendations, vendor’s deliverable’s, construction work packages and quality/test plans
• Handled major packages such as ASME pressure vessels, API tanks, Nitrogen generation, Nitrogen storage & vaporization, compressor skids, various pumps, flare system, material handling, water treatment, HVAC, Fire water system, and other camp utilities
• Coordinated interdisciplinary review of engineering/vendor deliverables and ensured that all comments were incorporated. Promptly escalated issues/concerns to Project Management Team (PMT) and Proponent
• Participated in 3D model, 30%,60% and 90% design reviews, HAZOPs, risk assessment, constructability reviews, and value engineering
• Monitored the project schedule, progress of deliverables and provided prompt response to the technical queries
• Provided weekly work ahead and monthly progress reports
• Trained engineers/designers to follow the good engineering practices
• Conversant with Aramco standards such as SAEP’s, SAES’s and SAMSS’s

AMEC Foster Wheeler plc, Ontario, Canada
Discipline Lead - Mechanical

   Sep 2011
— Dec 2014

Discipline Lead – Mechanical for an Iron Ore Concentrator Project (EPCM - Capital $1.8 Billion) for detailed design & engineering, design criteria, technical specifications, data sheets, procurement requisitions, 3D model, plant layouts, arrangement drawings and other engineering deliverables for construction

• Lead a team of 14 Engineers and CAD Designers
• Developed the man-hour & capital cost estimate/resource plan
• Provided inputs into the work breakdown structure, engineering work packages, master schedules, procurement and construction strategies
• Ensured that engineering work is completed in accordance with engineering plans, Health, Safety, and Environment, Risk and Quality Management System
• Approved/stamped the drawings, design calculations and other engineering deliverables, Material Take-offs, equipment list, and construction drawings, ensured consistent quality in project deliverables
• Handled more than 30 mechanical packages including process equipment, static/rotating equipment, material handling equipment, and other utility packages
• Initiated inter-disciplinary reviews of discipline deliverables and vendor drawings to ensured that the interfaces are in compliance with scope of work
• Initiated scope change and trends to project controls and to the schedule change
• Project-wide coordination and participated in establishing procurement and contracting strategies
• Responsible for technical aspects of vendor documentation, Purchase Requisitions, Price Inquiries, Bid Evaluations and Letter of Recommendation
• Participated in constructability, plant 3D model, and HAZOP reviews
• Mentored/trained engineers and designers

AMEC America Ltd. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Discipline Package Coordinator - Mechanical

   May 2008
— Aug 2011

Rocanville West Potash Project (EPCM-Capital $2.8 Billion)
Worked as Mechanical Lead for basic Engineering from May’08 to Feb’09 and as Discipline Package Coordinator – Mechanical during Mar’09 to Aug’11

• Successfully handled more than 80 mechanical packages such as process equipment, static/rotating equipment, various pumps, packaged items, utility packages, and other infrastructure packages.
• Did multidiscipline coordination and review/approval of the requisitions, bid documents, technical bid evaluation/recommendations and award of the contract to the Vendors, participated in kick-off meeting with the Vendors.
• Coordinated for the review/approval of vendor drawings, design calculations, package schedule and other engineering deliverables for the start-up/commissioning, operation & maintenance manuals.
• Single point contact between the engineering team, project controls, procurement team, buyers, expeditors, and quality control
• Closely worked with the project planning/scheduling team to update the package progress and have taken corrective actions to meet the schedule
• Interfaced with construction, logistic, and operation/maintenance team
• Handled Basic/detailed engineering activities, prepared design calculations, technical specifications & data sheets, enquiry documents and procurement requisitions for mechanical equipment/packages
• Reviewed layouts, drawings, and 3D models; maintained equipment database in Workbench
• Worked at the project site and resolved various construction issues.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) – North America, USA
Program Manager - Engineering Service Practice

   Dec 2001
— May 2008

Deputed from India to the USA and worked in various roles as a Mechanical engineer, Project engineer, Program Manager for North America operation.

P&G, Cincinnati, Ohio as Program Manager (12 months)
• Successfully completed Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the chemical handling facility expansion
• Carried out site studies, prepared proposal, mass balance, PFDs, equipment sizing/selection, scope of work, capital cost estimation & project schedule
• Lead team of engineers/designers and successfully completed this project on time
• Prepared preliminary plant layout, MTO, equipment list, utility lists, load list, one line diagram, process descriptions, control philosophy and RFQs

Business Development, Houston, Texas (11 months)
• Prepared proposals, cost estimation and provided technical support to business development

Tata Consultancy Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota as Program Manager (10 months)
• Lead a team of 13 engineers and CAD designers, successfully completed front-end engineering design for the expansion of wheat & wheat flour facility at General Mills, Buffalo, NY
• Carried out site studies, prepared project proposals, material balance, PFD/ P&IDs, finalized equipment such as silos, blowers, screw conveyors, feeders, piping, pneumatic conveying & high-speed bagging/packaging systems
• Prepared plant layout, arrangement drawings, project execution plan, schedule, effort estimation and capital cost estimation, tie-in list and demolition scope

GE Oil & Gas PII Pipeline Solutions, Houston, TX as Mechanical Engineer (14 months)
• Handled oil & gas pipeline integrity projects for BP Canada, Magellan, Conoco Philips, Petro-Canada, Williams Gas, Agility and participated in-house R&D initiatives
• Developed algorithm for risk assessment of pipeline cracks using BS7910 and API 579 to develop the software module

GE Power Systems, Schenectady, NY as Project Engineer (16 months)

• Successfully handled Gas Turbine/Combined Cycle Power projects (Capital $ 80M USD)
• Prepared technical specifications, data sheets, layouts; purchase requisitions for the Balance of plant (BOP) accessories
• Did engineering coordination; technical/commercial evaluation of bids and purchase recommendation
• Reviewed and approved vendor drawing and other deliverables.
• Lead a team of engineers and CAD designers; delivering engineering solutions to capital projects
• Carried out field engineering in Florida, Arizona and Chicago project sites

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