Project Engineer with 20 years + of international experience in managing capital /sustaining Oil, Natural Gas / Petrochemical projects. Project execution experience including but not limited to pre FEED, FEED, AFF cost estimates,schedules, Detailed Design and Construction.
Senior Project Engineer
August 2014 - February 2015
Responsible for managing Surmont 2 Outboards project FEL2 engineering design and procurement work executed by the EPC contractor (WorleyParsons Canada)
Area Project Manager
August 2012 - June 2014
Responsible for coordinating multidisciplinary groups (Engineering, Procurement, Estimation and Project Control) necessary to design procure and issue DBM/EDS Book and Construction Work Packages to Client for installation/construction of operational upgrading/improvements as per NOVA Capital Plan/Budget. Manage and responsible for the PE2 portfolio budget (average of 15MM$ Budget). Develop project execution plans; manage resource allocation, and coordinate/approve engineering hour estimates. Manage trends/changes. Carry out risks assessments throughout all project stages. Provide guidance to project controls (cost, scheduling and TIC estimating) and procurement. Quality assurance of deliverables produced.
Senior Project Engineer
July 2006 - July 2012
Coordinated and submitted Client Project Implementation Package (SPIM) Gate 1 DBM Phase - Mackay River Well Pads Project for budgetary approval. Assisted Project Manager and liaised with discipline leads during preparation of Engineering Hours Estimate and Staffing Plan for DBM phaseCoordinated Turnover Walkdown processes for Firebag Stage 3, Village and Pads 105/107/108. Assisted CMT team (Construction Coordinators and Field Engineers) during process, vendor and building pre & final walk downs for mechanical completion and turn over process area to Suncor Operations Field experience (tracking/closing Vendor Deficiency List and being liaison between Engineering and Construction /pre Commissioning and Operations) Coordinated the closure and transfer of all Suncor Firebag Stage 3 Central Plant HAZOP resolutions to Suncor Livelink Database Coordinated and implemented Suncor Firebag Stage 3 & 4 Central Plant Project Turnover Systems and tag list documents.
Project Engineering Manager
October 2004 - May 2006
Managed engineering design (EDS and DE phases) of the Block 18 Production Facilities Project for EcuadorTLC S.A., a subsidiary of Petrobras Energía S.A., PetroEcuador. The project consisted of a new receiving, crude/water treatment and pipeline delivering station, capable of handle the PALO AZUL oil production of 40.000 BPD; associated water of 141000 BPD and 12 MMSCFD of associated gas. The Engineering and Procurement activities were executed by AZUL, an Engineering consultant company in Quito, Ecuador. Coordinated feasibility design of Paraffin De-oiling Plant Project based on SULZER Static Crystallization technology, to produce 38.7 ton/day of high purity wax with 50° C Melting Point and 5-10% oil content, for OROPAL Wax Company in Venezuela
FEL Engineering Superintendent
September 1979 - February 2002
Directed and implemented Design Basis Memorandum (DBM Book) for Capital Investment Gas Projects (PDVSA Gas Project Investment Budget: US$.160 million/year). Involved / contributed to in company budget, planning and contract strategies preparation. Participation in HAZOP and HAZID studies and Developed HSE management strategies Developed Technical-economical assessments to support Short/Long term forecast strategic plans for Capital projects budgets of PDVSA Gas. Managed the Project Administrative Section of Gas Engineering Dept. Responsible for managing/ providing necessary assistance to project execution (Budget, Cost, Procurement (Contracting, placing material/equipment orders and delivering to site), planning/scheduling and field controlling. Managed the estimate and preparation of Capital
Project Management, Jacobs Canada Inc, Calgary
at Jacobs Canada
2011 - 2012 (1 year) Alberta
Genuine Leadership, Jacobs Management Group, Calgary, Canada
at Jacobs Canada
2008 - 2008 (1 year) Alberta
Front End Loading for Projects Course, University of Arizona. Tempe, USA
at University of Arizona
2002 - 2002 (1 year) Arizona
Gas Management: Planning, Development and Economics of Projects, CIED-PDVSA Institute. Caracas
2001 - 2001 (1 year) Miranda
Bachelor in Science in Chemical Engineering
at Rice University
1975 - 1979 (4 years) Texas
Senior Project Engineer/ Project Manager
Senior Project Engineer with more than 20 years of local and international experience in managing and coordinating Oil, Natural Gas / Petrochemical related projects / Sustaining capital projects. Proven managerial experience in coordinating project execution including but not limited to pre FEED, FEED, AFF/AFE cost estimates, schedules, Detailed Design and Construction.