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Project Manager Engineer

Katy, Texas, 77494, United States
May 24, 2010

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A nna M igliano

***** ****** ****** ****, ****, TX, 77494

(281) ***-**** (h) / (281) ***-**** (c)

P rofessional Qualifications

Mechanical Engineer (BA and MBA) with 12 years of engineering/management experience in

t he Process/Petrochemical Industry. Main roles and responsibili ties have included Vessel

Mechanical Engineering development, Project Engineering, Project Management and Project


D ual citizenship (USA-Brazil), fully bilingual (English-Portuguese), strong analytical and

communications skills, very good initiative and very adaptable to new work methods and tools.

E xperienced user of Disasu and Compress for vessel design. Knowledge of the ASME I I, ASME

V I I I Div. I Codes for Vessels and API 650 for Tanks. Proficient in Adobe Acrobat and all MS

O ffice products (Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint).

Worked in a wide variety of tasks both as project and design engineer. Produced calculations

for pressure vessels for the design of both vertical and horizontal vessels per the ASME Code

as well as calculation of weights, foundation loads, wind loads, Zick analysis, lifting and tailing

l ug design and review of vendor drawings and calculations. Supervised multiple projects,

analyzing and controlling project cost, conducting conference and in-house meetings and

coordinating internal disciplines in planning and executing work as an integrated team.

For the last 2 years worked for the Shaw Group's office in Houston, assigned as a Vessel

E ngineer in the Singapore Parallel Train Project for EXXONMOBI L and for 10 years worked

i n Brazil as Mechanical Engineer, Project Controls, Project Manager and Project Engineer,

working on various projects for clients, such as PETROBRAS, ESSO Brasileira de Petroleo

(ExxonMobil), SHELL, CQR (Cia Quimica do Reconcavo), COPERBO, BR Petrobras

d istribuidora SA, SALGEMA and others.


Master of Business Administration, MBA, UFRJ - COPPEAD, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,


Received full merit scholarship from the National Center of Research of Brazil (CNPq) and the

results of Master’s Thesis were published in one of the major newspaper of the Brazil (O

G lobo)

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, UERJ – State University of Rio de Janeiro,

B razil, 1989

Graduated on the top 5% of her class.

A dditional T raining: Tanks and Pressure Vessel Design, NTT, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1987

Experience and Background

01/2008 - 01/2010

Vessel Engineer, Shaw Energy and Chemicals, Mechanical - Vessels, Houston, Texas

Responsibili ties included mechanical design of pressure vessels, review of purchase orders for

p ressure vessels/internals and detailed review of vendor documents, including general and

detail drawings, strength calculations, shipping saddles detail and calculation, internals,

i nternals support details/calculations and more. Worked on nine different Purchase Orders in

t he ExxonMobil SPT Olefins project totaling 11 towers and 63 drums. Also reviewed reactors,

f il ters and storage tanks vendor documents; supported with resolution of outstanding issues

d uring the vendor documents review and fabrication process as required and communicated

effectively within the group, with other groups, expeditors, vendors and client.

Key project:

• Singapore Parallel Train, 126170, ExxonMobil, Jurong Island, Singapore, $1,000,000,000.00,

01/2008 - 01/2010

12/1995 - 12/1996

Project Controls, ESB Engineering Consulting & Projects, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Supervised multiple projects and contracts using MS Project to produce cost/man-hours

reports for in house and client review and assisted on billing issues resolutions and

technical/client meeting mediation. Reviewed and prepared new contracts, and additives to

existing contracts.

Key projects:

• Expansion of Fireproof System, Congonhas Airport, Shell Brazil, SP, Brazil, 12/1995 -


• Expansion of Fireproof System, Guarulhos Ai rport, Shell Brazil, SP, Brazil, 12/1995 -


• Poliducts REPAR, PETROBRAS-EMDUT, Foz do Iguacu, Londrina, Maringa, I lha

Dagua/Sao Goncalo, Brazil, 12/1995 - 12/1996

01/1987 - 11/1995

Project Manager/ Project Engineer/ Mechanical engineer, SB Engineering, Rio de

J aneiro, Brazil

Project Manager: worked to improve project and departmental operations, establishing new

p rocedures for time allocation that resulted in better resource utilization and more accurate

client billing process. Reviewed technical and financial proposals for cost and manpower

requirements and interacted between client & internal disciplines to resolve related problems.

P roduced chronograms and monthly billing reports.

P roject Engineer: worked with project manager and technical disciplines to facilitate

communication between disciplines and to make sure schedules were met and budgets were

followed. Participated in Client's plant visits for inspection, investigation and t roubleshooting.

Mechanical Engineer: s tarted working in the design of pressure vessels and storage tanks

part time while still in college and then full time after graduation.

Key projects:

• Project Manager, Alcohol and Gasoline additive project for 3 Refineries, Shell Brazil,

B rasilia (DF), Caxias (RJ) and Barueri (SP), 01/1993 - 01/1994

• Project Engineer, Automation Control Development for 3 refineries, Shell Brazil, Brasilia

(DF), Caxias (RJ) and Barueri (SP), 11/1990 - 02/1992

• Mechanical Engineer, Ethylene Unit, COPERBO, Companhia Pernambucana de Borracha

Sintetica, Cabo (PE) Brazil, 09/1987 - 12/1989

• Mechanical Engineer, DEC (Dichlorotethane) unit development, Polo Petroquimico de

Camacari (BA), CQR Cia. Quimica do Reconcavo, Camacari (BA), Brazil, 01/1987 - 09/1988.

(75,000 man-hour project including design, planning, procurement and construction


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