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Project Engineer / Piping Engineer / Mechanica Engineer

Location:
Bishipton, Renfrewshire, PA7 5LG, United Kingdom
Salary:
£60000.00+
Posted:
May 30, 2011 … June 06, 2011   all resumes
Email:
g5mfxq@r.postjobfree.com
Contact Info:
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CURRICULUM VITAE

NAME : Bernard McKernan

NATIONALITY : British

MARITAL STATUS : Married

PERMANENT ADDRESS
Bishopton,
Renfrewshire,
SCOTLAND,
PA75LG Home Tel : ( 0044) 01505341617
Cellular : 00218 913267513
Email : g5mfxq@r.postjobfree.com
QUALIFICATIONS

1995 : Degree in Construction Management.
1973 : Advanced City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering.
1972 : Craft City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering 1999:
1990 Member of American Welding Society
1990 : Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
R.I.G.T. Offshore survival certificate (expired).
Permit to Work offshore Certificate (expired).
TRAINING COURSES

1995 : Bechtel Corp, Computer Course, Microsoft Exel, Word, Etc.
1994 : Bechtel Corp, Contract Administration Course Certificate.
1974 : 3 months Pipe Fabrication Course, Oil & Gas Industry, U.K.
1969 : 4 years Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering

OVERSEAS EXPERIENCE : Libya ( North Africa), South Korea, Saudi Arabia,
Oman, Philippines, South Africa, Namibia & Europe.
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Twenty-six (28) years of extensive engineering and construction experience Internationally and achieving the positions as Project Engineer, Resident Engineer, Senior Mechanical / Piping Engineer, Supervisor, Superintendent & Inspector during my career on various major infrastructure projects on Oil & Gas Production fields, Overland Pipelines, Oil & Gas Separation Plants, LNG Plants, LPG Plants, Refineries, Oil Terminal, Offshore Modules, Power / Water Desalination stations, Airports etc. Based in EPC contractors offices during FEED ( prior to construction on site ) to Monitor and Control the EPC Contractors Engineering deliverables related to Piping Material, Valves, Fabrication of Pressure Vessels and Rotating Equipment Manufacturing, Reviewing of Engineering Submittals and Procedures, Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning Support Project start-up and Ensure high Quality and Safety levels procedures throughout the Projects execution.. Prior to relocating onto site during the construction phase . Managing the Day to Day functions of the site office. Supervising teams of Engineers and Inspectors of all disciplines of various nationalities. Managing the Quality Surveillance ( QA/QC ) ( HSE ) of (EPC ) contractors works from the grass roots to mechanical completion and hand over to Clients, as per International Codes and Standards ISO 9001, ASME / ANSI, API & NFPA etc Visiting vendors in other countries and overseeing the Quality Surveillance, fabrication, erection of vessels and inspection of mechanical equipment.
Construction management / client representative. Conducting weekly progress meetings with contractors, Liaison with clients management and interfacing contractors. Drafting weekly and monthly progress reports and overseeing the construction of all Mechanical Works. Hands-on experience engaged in overseeing pipe fabrication, NDT, installation and the commissioning of Oil & Gas pipelines. Fire Fighting Piping Systems, Process Water / Sea Water cooling systems and Potable Water systems, Participating in Hydro-testing of pipelines, start - up, pre- operation testing and commissioning of all Mechanical equipment, Vertical and Horizontal Pumps, Gas Turbines, Gas Compressors, Boilers, Crude Oil Heaters, HVAC (Chilled Water and Dx systems ),Vessels, Fire Protection systems . Hydrostatic testing /Holiday testing of piping systems. Reviewing contractors Shop drawings, technical submittals, Project schedules & manpower prior to being the Site Engineer during the construction phases. Reviewing and approving Monthly progress payments, As - built drawings, spare parts listing and O & M manuals.

Starting 2001 / Present : Teknia Libya Engineering Co (Previously Named Teknica UK)
Position : Senior Mechanical / Piping Engineer ( Site Based)
Client : Arabian Gulf Oil Company ( AGOCO)
Project : Sarir Oil & Gas Production Field

Teknia Company is owned by National Oil Organization (NOC) of Libya. Clients authorised Senior Mechanical / Piping Engineer, member of the Engineering & Construction management team responsible for Overseeing Quality Surveillance ( QA/QC ) ( HSE ) of the EPC Contractor pipe fabrication, welding, NDT, installation & commissioning of 48 New 6” Crude Oil Flow-lines from the Wellheads to the Gas and Oil Separation Plants ( GOSP) all underground piping at desert locations at Sarir Oil & Gas Production Field in Libya

• Coordinating & Implementing continuous Quality Surveillance of Receiving Piping Material on site, Pipe Fabrication in yard, Coordinating the Inspection of Pipe Welding with Welding Inspectors and NDT crews in the field. Overseeing the Installation of carbon Steel piping being installed in trench, also coordinating the Coating and Wrapping of pipelines with inspectors in the field. Witnessing the Hydrostatic testing of pipelines installed underground and above ground at Sarir Oil Field, As per the, ANSI / ASME B.31, AWS, API 1104, ISO 9001, codes and standards. Coordinating with Rig managers and Clients operations department mangers in the field.
• Reviewing of the various (German) (Chinese), (Greek) & (Libyan) (EPC) Contractors engineering design, piping material submittals, and technical submittals, Construction Procedures,Contractors Project Schedules, test procedures, method statements, of the piping & mechanical equipment etc. Perform the review and approval of contractors weekly and monthly progress reports before submitting all reports to the clients senior management at Head office in Benghazi. Managing the Day to Day functions of the site office Assisting the clients construction engineers & inspectors overseeing the installation of all mechanical systems and equipment. .
• Also working on various other Oil and Gas Projects in Tobruk & Sarir Refineries and Sarir LNG plant as listed below.

Clients authorised Senior Mechanical / Piping Engineer, member of the Engineering, Construction management team responsible for Overseeing Quality Surveillance of the Erection, Installation and the Commissioning of Vertical Direct Fired Crude Oil Heater ( 30199 BBL/Day flow rate) Desalters & Pumps in Gas and Oil Separation Plant ( GOSP) at Sarir, Production Oil Field.

October 01 to Feb 03 TEKNICA, Oil / Gas Engineering, Ltd, UK
Position : Senior Mechanical/ Piping Engineer
Client : Arabian Gulf Oil Company ( AGOCO)
Project : Tobruk Refinery and Terminal

Clients authorized Senior Mechanical/Piping Engineer and Assistant Site Manager of the construction management team responsible for the daily Supervision, Coordinating and Implementing continuous Quality Surveillance of pipe fabrication, erection, installation & commissioning of interconnecting piping and pump stations on various Infrastructure Expansion Projects at Tobruk Refinery as per the ISO 9001, ANSI / ASME B.31, AWS, API 1104, NFPA codes and standards.

• Overseeing the (Greek)(EPC) contractor fabrication, welding, NDT, installation & commissioning of 5km of 14” diameter carbon steel pipeline overland for Light Naphtha from the Refinery storage tank farm to the Jetty. Also the installation of pump station, Metering Station, PIG Launcher / Receiver.

• Overseeing the (Bosnian)(EPC) contractor fabrication, welding, NDT, erection, installation of interconnecting pipelines from 2” to 16 “ diameter carbon steel piping
( Cement Lined ) for Fire ring main system in Refinery processing area and around the storage tanks. Coned and Floating roof tanks & LPG Bullets in the refinery tank farm. Fire fighting systems consisted of water cooling systems and Foam injection fire fighting systems into bottom of Tanks. Witnessing Hydrostatic testing of piping & Storage tanks. Testing and commissioning of all mechanical rotating equipment.

Reviewing technical submittals, project schedule, test procedures and shop drawings of the piping, pumps & foam generators etc. Liaison with the clients Project manager and Engineers overseeing the installation of all mechanical systems and equipment.

April 00 to Sept 01 : Bechtel International Inc
Position : Senior Mechanical Engineer
Client : Korean Military / Korean High Speed Rail
Project : Various projects

Relocated to Korea as Senior mechanical / Piping engineer member of the construction management team responsible for supervising and monitoring the Quality Surveillance of all interconnecting pipelines installation, NDT and mechanical rotating equipment on the Infrastructure expansion projects by the ( Korean & French ) contractors.
• Overseeing the Fabrication, installation of Carbon steel piping and pumps of Underground Fuel tank farm and facilities for Korean / US Military Base.
• Also reviewing the engineering design of mechanical building services in stations for the Seoul to Pusan High Speed Rail system. Reviewing technical submittals and shop drawings of the piping, HVAC, DX and Chilled Water Systems, Gas fired Boilers, Fire Fighting systems, pumps, etc. Assisting the clients construction engineers & superintendents overseeing the installation of all mechanical systems and equipment.

March 98 to March 00 : Bechtel/Parsons Jv, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia.
Position : Project Engineer / Mechanical Engineer.
Client : Yanpet Co, ( Mobil Oil Co. )
Project : Yanpet Infrastructure Expansion of the
900 MW Power & Water Desalination Plant

Project Engineer during the engineer review and then Resident Engineer member of the engineering / construction management team on the Yanpet Company,( Mobil Oil) Infrastructure Expansion Project. Supervising the engineering review of {Japanese) & (Saudi) contractors engineering drawings, calculations, project schedules, technical submittals and shop drawings prior to the construction of the plant, Responsible for implementing continuous Quality Surveillance of the contractors fabrication, Welding, NDT in the fabrication yard at Batangas, Philippines. Installation and commissioning of 570 M 3/hr multistage flash Evaporation Desalination Units and 60,000 M3/ hr Seawater Pumps, 2100mm Diameter Valves and piping of the Sea Water cooling system for the Oil & Gas Plants in the Yanbu Industrial Complex. Coordinating / Implementing and supervising all site activities, Liaison with the Interfacing contractors and Clients Senior Management, reporting to the Construction Manager.

1996 to Feb 98 : Bechtel Company, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Position : Lead Mechanical Engineer.
Client : International Airport Projects ( IAP) & MODA
Project : King Fahd International Airport

Senior Mechanical /Piping Engineer, member of the engineering / construction management team, responsible for Implementing continuous Quality Surveillance of fabrication, installation and commissioning of all the HVAC, systems, Walk -in Freezers and Coolers, Fire Protection and Plumbing systems within :Air Cargo Terminal Building. Total Area : 44, 000 M2 .Retrofit of 4 x 5000 Ton Water Cooled Chillers. ( Carriers ) in the Central Plant Building
Witnessing contractors (Saudi) & (American) Construction tests, Start-up, Pre-Operational and Commissioning of all systems and equipment. Reviewing contractors test procedures, technical submittals, schedules and As - Built drawings, Spare parts lists and Technical manuals. Liaison with the client, Architects, Engineers and contractors.

94 to Feb 1996 : Bechtel Company, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Position : Lead Mechanical Engineer.
Client : International Airport Projects ( IAP) & MODA
Project : King Fahd International Airport

Senior Mechanical/ Piping Engineer, member of the engineering / construction management team responsible for supervising Mechanical Engineers / Inspectors performing the Quality Surveillance of main contractor and subcontractors ( Saudi) installation, testing and commissioning of the HVAC Dx systems, Fire Protection and Plumbing systems and underground utilities. In Vehicle Maintenance Workshops, Facility Maintenance Workshops, Warehouses and Office buildings. Ensuring compliance with contract Specifications. Reviewing Technical Submittals, Shop drawings. Providing reports on progress billing and deficiencies.

1990 to 1994 : Bechtel Company, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
Position : Lead Mechanical Engineer.
Client : International Airport Projects ( IAP) & MODA
Project : King Fahd International Airport

Senior Mechanical/ Piping Engineer, member of engineering / construction management team responsible for supervising a team of Engineers and Inspectors, performing Quality Surveillance of the main contractor and subcontractors ( Greek ) installation, testing and commissioning of the HVAC, Chilled Water system, Fire Protection and Plumbing systems. in the Passenger Terminal Building, 6 Floor levels Total area : 247,500.M2 and Concourse Buildings, Total area : 35,200.M2. ensuring compliance with contract documents. Participating in Construction, Start - Up & Pre - Operational test of equipment and Providing reports on progress and deficiencies. Reviewing and recommending Progress Billing values. Reviewing contractors Schedules and Manpower.

August 1985 to Feb 90 : Pan Am World Services Inc, U.S.A.
Position : Mechanical Engineer/Client’s Representative
Client Directorate General of Civil Aviation
Project : Seeb International Airport, Sultan of Oman

January 1983 to Aug 85 : Pan Am World Services Inc, U.S.A.
Position : Mechanical Engineer/ Client Representative
Client : Royal Commission
Project : Al - Sinaiyah City, Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

December 79 to Dec 82 : British Leyland Co Ltd
Position : Mechanical Engineer
Client : British Leyland
Project : Longbridge, Birmingham, England

FURTHER DETAILS CAN BE GIVEN IF REQUESTED FOR 1978 THRU 1969