Last Updated: 4th December 2018 (over 3 years ago)
Accomplished management professional with substantial expertise in pre-commissioning, commissioning, finalization within both construction and oil & gas production industries. Extensive experience working in international settings within dynamic demand-driven environments. Committed to continuous improvement to constantly attain the highest level of safety and quality. Proven leader equipped with advanced interpersonal and communication skills.
SA Kentz / SNC Lavalin
Construction Manager, 2010 - Present
Governed and directed a wide range of business-critical projects and initiatives varying in scope and complexity. Facilitated oil and gas production initiatives, as well as oversaw cross-functional teams consisting of supervisors, foremen, pipe-fitters and welders. Trained and qualified staff and personnel in complex welding and fabrication activities covering various pipe-wall thicknesses, sizes and material ranges, and quality assurance.Implemented and enforced HSE policies to promote and retain conformance to applicable guidelines and standards. Carried out mechanical pre-commissioning services through line checks, walk-downs, punch list clearing, hydro-testing, reinstatement, paint touch up’s to MC completion, and package sign-off. Prepared scope of works and schedules for modifications and installation of works to be carried out in a wide range of treatment plants and facilities. Developed robust practical skills in various capacities and depths of piping (DIA inch 300,000 and LM linear metre 45 KM).
Consistently completed projects under budget and time frame to bolster client satisfaction.
Championed premium levels of quality, safety, and efficiency across all business assets and units.
Demonstrated an aptitude to lead and maximize procurement, human resources, and issue resolution activities.
Emerged as a tactical troubleshooter for a wide range of stakeholders in upstream, mid-stream and downstream construction projects ranging in difficulty, both in Brownfield and Greenfield nature.
Appointed to train and educate cross-functional personnel at a welding school in Saudi Arabia.
Spearheaded a recruitment campaign in India to source 200 employees at various administrative levels across multiple mechanical disciplines.
Safwan Petroleum Technologies
Mechanical Superintendent, 2009 - 2010
Managed all on-site mechanical activities, including fabrication, erection, and welding of pipe spools, supports, and structural steel requirements. Re-vamped radiography and hydro-testing operations in accordance to corporate specifications.
Executed the installation of a small gas compression/processing plant consisting of 2 flotec (GE) AR30K single-stage compressors with compression capacity to 55 bar.
Fostered a transformative work place focused on employee morale and welfare.
Creative Power Solutions
Mechanical Superintendent, 2007 - 2009
Directed and steered an international team of 200 craft laborers, including engineers, QA/QC specialists, HSE representatives, contractors, and foremen. Devised and introduced process improvements geared to drive a significant increase in productivity upon commencement of multiple projects.
Facilitated critical fabrication, NDT (Radiography), hydro tests, line flushing, setting out, and fixing down of skids and equipment.
Orchestrated and coordinated all heavy lifts carried out on night shift.
Successfully completed the installation of 5 LM6000 inclusive of all services.
Additional professional experience in various management, supervision and skilled craft roles from 1991 to 2007 in various countries, including Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Algeria, France, United Kingdom, and Belgium.