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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
August 16, 2017

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Name

Derrick A. Ingram P.Eng.

ac1u2b@r.postjobfree.com

Mobile: 289-***-****

**** *********** *****, **********, *******, L7P 3E6, Canada.

Home: 905-***-****

Title

Lead Mechanical Engineer/Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager

Education

M.Phil. Mechanical Engineering-Renewable Energy, (Fuel Gasification using Char Coal to generate Producer gas and use gas as fuel for heating and Power generation and to dual fuel a Diesel Engine) University of The West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, 1987

B.Sc, Mechanical Engineering, University of The West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, 1981

Associate Degree -Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica, 1977

Certifications

Pressure Vessels, EPIC Educational Program Innovations Centre, 2005;

Piping Stress Analysis Using Caesar II, Hatch Associates, 2005;

Project Management: Planning, Analysis and Control, McMaster University/CDI Education/The George Washington University, 2006;

Flow of Solid in Bins, Hopper, Chutes & Feeders, Jenike & Johanson Ltd, 2008;

Project Management Practices and Principles, University of New Orleans, 2000;

Leadership, Motivation, and Organizational Change, University of New Orleans, 2001

Managing Change for Strategy-Culture Alignment, University of New Orleans, 2002;

Piping Design Analysis and Fabrication, ASME Technical Development, 1992;

Pumping and Valve Selection, ASME Technical Development, 1990;

Energy Conservation in Industry, Af-Energikonsult, Malmo/Stockholm, Sweden, 1988;

Geothermal Energy, University of Kyushu, Kyushu, Japan, 1983;

Affiliations

Professional Engineers Province of Ontario (P. Eng.), Canada, License No. 100097731

Jamaica Institution of Engineers, Member

American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Member

Experience Summary

More than twenty-five (25) years of experience in in Mining, Energy, Industrial Process, Oil and Gas Industry. Involved in Engineering Design and Commissioning, Project Management and Planning, Facility Maintenance, Equipment Maintenance and Reliability, Equipment Inspection, Energy and Plant Operational Audit, Mechanical Estimating, Site Refurbishing and Construction.

Engineering Design: Detailed design for Fabrication, equipment specification and selection, Bid Evaluation, Developing Design Criteria, Developing Standard Specifications (Rotating and Static), Equipment Tagging and equipment List, Hydraulic Calculation, Prepare Mechanical Estimates and provide Inputs in EPCM Estimates and Proposals, Inputs in Execution Plans, Supervising Engineers and Designers. Perform Root Cause Analysis (5 Whys), Risk Analysis. Trained in using Autocad, AFT Fathom and Caesar II to perform Engineering and Design.

Purchasing and engineering for installation of Rock Breaker, SAG Mill, Ball Mill, Gyratory Crusher, Cone Crusher, Liner Handling Machine.

Installation and Commissioning in Alumina Refinery: Process equipment including: Cooling towers, Package boilers, Compressors, Process Digesters, pumps, Heat Exchangers, Acid Neutralization Plant, Lignite Addition System

Installation and Commissioning - Barrick Gold Process Plant: Conversion of Process plant from using from LPG to Natural Gas.

Inspection: Using thermography as tool for energy audit. Used on:

Process lines and storage tanks to determine insulation need and level of process scale build up internally

Rotating Equipment to identify abnormality due to thermal footprint

Rotating kilns to determine refractory need

Electrical Transformers to determine integrity of connection

On motors to determine if there is overheating/Over loading.

Inspection of process equipment in vendor shop and in process plant. Work with NDT consultant to do Ultrasonic and MPI inspection and use data to do Fracture Mechanics and Loss of Volume analysis to verify acceptability of equipment.

Ensure vendors performs Positive Material Identification (PMI) on all project material and use Time of Flight Diffraction technique (TOFD) in lieu of Radiography for testing of welding on pressure vessels

Plant Audit: Do Process and energy audit and present findings and recommendation.

Plant Reliability, Maintenance and Planning in Alumina Refinery: Overall responsibility for planning Reliability maintenance activities for Alumina Process Plant. Includes scheduling and Implementing Preventative and Predictive Maintenance checks for repairs on all plant Process Equipment including pumps, Kiln, Pressure Vessels, Storage vessels, Filter, Ball Mils etc. Facility and Building structure, Annual Alumina plant shutdown/Turnaround and maintenance. Use Maintenance Management system to plan and track history of equipment maintenance status, cost and spare parts requirements. Equipment repair and Refurbishing.

Project Management: Manage Multi- Disciplinary Engineering team to Design, Install and Commission Equipment/ Facility. Plan and lead project model reviews. Coordinate with engineering, design team and client to review and close all tags generated during model review. Schedule meetings, monitor budgets, schedule, manpower, material purchasing and delivery. Prepare scope and input to Execution Plan. Prepare progress report. Schedule regular update meetings with Client. Attend site meetings. Enforce and maintain project safety culture. Negotiate with Equipment Vendors/Contractors.

Part of Project Management Team for EPCM contract to build Sasol's Louisiana Ethane Cracker and derivatives complex. The Ethane Cracker is estimated at US$8.1 billion.

New Haven Funeral Centre. Mississauga Ont., Canada. March 2017 to Present.

Project Manager- Construction and Rehabilitation of Existing Building Facility

Project is to Rehabilitate/Restore existing facility that was shut down for approximately 4 years. Main activities include: preparing work plan, Schedule, Budget, Establish Milestones, Demolish and rebuild sections of building, Mold and Asbestos remediation and refurbish facility. Work with Architect, Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer and Designer to prepare layout drawings of updated facility and submit request to city for Demolition and refurbishing permits. Work with HVAC, Electrical, Plumbing, Fire & Safety, Roofing specialist, Automation of building communication and smart lighting, security and Pavers to restore parking lot. Work with Elevator Technician and submit to TSSA for transfer of ownership and application for license. Work with Main Construction Contractor and Manage all activities to reinstate all services and utilities in facility. Install system to contain leak in basement of facility and install pumps to remove water. Resurface and remark parking lot. Coordinate with utility companies to do repairs and reinstate all utilities. Do building structure audit and establish plan and Budget for Building Structure Maintenance program. Make facility fit for purpose. Project Value is CD$7 million.

Technip USA, Inc., Houston, TX, Jan. 2014 to June 2016

Oil and Gas, Onshore Engineering Division.

Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager

Sasol Lake Charles Chemical Plant, Sasol Mega EPCM Gas to Liquid (GTL) Project -Cracker Project, Lake Charles, LA, USA (Oil and Gas)

An EP&CM contract to build Sasol's Louisiana Ethane Cracker (Gas to Liquid -GTL) and derivatives complex. This constituted a total of 7 facilities estimated to cost US$14 billion. The Ethane Cracker uses Technip's proprietary technology to produce 1.5 million tons of Ethylene annually. A Fluor/Technip joint venture. Modularization has been a key component of the project with Modules fabricated in China. The Ethane Cracker is estimated at US$8.1 billion.

Project Responsibilities.

Project Manager with responsibility for Mechanical Discipline/ Mechanical Equipment, Electrical Discipline, Piping Layout and for multi-disciplinary coordination to resolve technical issues.

Develop and maintain Early Vessel Dress-out Plan and track / coordinate engineering activities and status of Material Ordered. Work with pressure vessel team to finalize Vessel/Tower design.

Schedule/Participate in various project meetings with: Project Management team, Engineering Management Team, Client's Engineers, and Engineering Team in other cost centers on project located in Mumbai India, Vendors, and Multi- Disciplinary Design Engineering Team.

Attend and participate in weekly scheduled and informal meetings with Discipline leads and Client's representatives to resolve technical issues. Have teleconference with vendors to expedite project documents and Review vendor documents.

Review and provide input into project schedule, Perform Root Cause Analysis (5 Whys), prepare Project Design Notices (PDN), Project Waiver, Request for Information (RFI). Prepare, Update and maintain Project Action Items list Technical Query log (TQ) and Engineering Design Instruction (EDI) index.

Review and approve Engineering Documents including: Drawings, Purchase orders, Specifications and interface with Procurement and Expediting on material requisitions. Visit construction site for data collection with discipline engineers and management team.

Schedule, manage and participate in internal and Client's 60% and 90% Model Review for Vessel DressOut, Plant and Piping for all areas and prepare minutes of review. Areas include- Furnace, BFW and Condensate, Cracked Gas Compressor and Caustic, Quench Water, Hot Fractionation, Cold Fractionation and Refrigeration, Deluge system, Gas Detection system, Pipe Racks, Flare and Methanol Storage.

Schedule, manage and participate in Electrical 90% Model Review for Project. Major consideration includes -Plant lighting, Aviation lighting on Towers, Cable Tray routing, RIE Building, Substation, HVAC and Transformer.

Prepare Punch List for Multi-Disciplinary Action (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, Structural, Architectural, Fire & Gas, Process) relating to Project Model Review and close out Action Items with client.

Use SPR 3-D software to review model and comment as is necessary. Involvement in process interfacing/Piping Interfacing and tie-ins. Involvement in Plant Modularization process and shipping from China to site.

Hatch Associates, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, Sept.2004 to Dec. 2013 -EPCM Company

Lead Mechanical / Senior Mechanical Engineer Large EPCM Projects

Barrick Gold, Natural Gas Conversion Project, Carlin, Nevada USA. (Gold Ore Mining, Processing and Energy)

Convert the facilities at the Barrick Goldstrike from using Propane to Natural Gas. The activities included using P&ID developed to design and prepare Piping Isometric sketches for Construction and to supervise construction and commissioning activities. The Natural Gas Conversion of the plants system included the installation of Metering Stations, piping, isolation valves, allowances for purging, Pressure control valves, Pressure Relief Valves, Flow Elements, piping supports, vent lines, separators for capturing solid particles and liquid. The systems converted were: Autoclave Process Plant: Boiler #2, Boiler #3, Boiler #4 and Carbon Kiln. Prepare piping Tie-in/Interface Packages.

Natural Gas Roaster Distribution, Oxygen Plant, Roaster Carbon Monoxide Burners 1 &2, Carbon Monoxide Incinerator, Roaster Natural Gas to Pre-Heat Burners 1 to 4, Dry Grinding Supply, Dry Grinding Mill Pre-Heaters 1 & 2, Natural Gas to Dry Grinding Heaters, Maintenance and Warehouse Heaters and general space heaters in Roaster and Dry Grinding Buildings. Other activities included purging of new and existing piping system with Nitrogen and packing the system with Natural Gas, checking for leaks and working with Equipment OEM vendors for equipment conversion from Propane to Natural Gas.

Cameco, McArthur River Expansion Program, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Uranium Ore Mining and Process)

Perform engineering and construct a complete Standby power facility at the Cameco facility. The activities included: preparing mechanical specification for the diesel generation units and direct mechanical designer in developing layout drawings for genset installation, Review Cameco standards to ensure conformance to Hatch's requirements and standard, Perform Model Reviews.

Kinross Gold, Tasiast Expansion Project, Mauritania, West Africa (Gold Ore Mining and Processing)

Perform engineering and construct a Gold Plant of capacity 60,000t/d ore containing 2.0g/t of gold. The activities included: Preparation of equipment specifications, Perform Bid Reviews and select vendors, Provide MTO's and costs for project capital estimate, size mechanical equipment, coordinate layout with designer and with other disciplines, input equipment data in equipment list. Packages looked at included: Purchasing and engineering for installation of Rock Breaker, SAG Mill, Ball Mill, Gyratory Crusher, Cone Crusher, Liner Handling Machine, Leach Reactor, Agitators, and Overhead Cranes. Review vendor data and participate in model reviews. Hold regular review meetings with client and vendor along with third party consultant. Perform site visit to similar Gold Plant operation and visit equipment manufacturing facilities for equipment quality inspection. Project cost in excess of 3 Billion US$. Perform inspection on Gyratory and Cone crushers at vendor facility. Perform inspection on SAG Mill, Ball Mill and Mill GMDs at vendor’s facilities. Perform UT and MPI inspection along with NDT technicians and use data gathered from inspection and have third party consultant perform FEA and Loss of Volume analysis to verify mill acceptability.

ArcelorMittal Mines Canada, ArcelorMittal Mines Expansion Program, Port-Cartier, Quebec, Canada (Iron Ore Mining and Processing)

Look at the feasibility of adding another Pelletizing plant to its existing operations at Port-Cartier, Quebec, Canada. The activities included: Site visit, Preparation of equipment specifications, Perform Bid Reviews, Provide MTO's and costs for project capital estimate, size mechanical equipment, coordinate layout with designer and with other disciplines, input equipment data in equipment list. Packages looked at included: Belt Conveyors, Weigh Belt Feeders, Bins and Hoppers, Additive Grinding System, Disc Filters, Vibrating Screens and Apron Feeders. Supervision was provided to other engineers and designers.

Elkonskiy GMK Feasibility Study for Uranium Refinery, Elkon, Russian Federation (Uranium Ore Mining and Processing)

Look at the feasibility of establishing a Uranium Refinery in Elkon Russia. The activities included: Prepare equipment specifications, Perform Bid Reviews, Provide MTO's and costs for project capital estimate, size mechanical equipment, coordinate layout with designer and with other disciplines, input equipment data in equipment list. Package involvements included: Autoclave, Ball Mill, Sag Mill, Rotary Hearth Furnace, Flotation Cells, Ion Exchange Column, Lime Kiln, Resin -In-Pulp System, Electrical Heated Rotary Kiln, SAG Mill and SX Mixer Settler.

Canadian Natural Resources Limited, Horizon project, Northern Alberta, Canada (Oil Sand Processing)

Look at establishing a pilot plant to investigate how to handle Non-segregating tailing in the Oil Sand industry. The activities included: Prepare equipment specifications, Perform Bid Reviews, Provide MTO's and costs for project capital estimate, coordinate layout with designer and with other disciplines, supervise mechanical engineer, prepare report for input into the DBM (Design Basis Memorandum) report for Non-Segregating Tailings Pilot Plant, prepare and update mechanical equipment list. Packages involved with were: Thickener, Pumps, Vibrating Screen, Flocculant Package, Carbon Dioxide Plant, Storage Tanks, Pump Boxes, Agitators, Cyclones and Belt Filter.

Bruce Nuclear Power, Unit 1&2 Restart, Tiverton, Ontario, Canada (Nuclear Energy)

Bruce Power evaluated and selected a method to effectively treat the turbine building area (TBA) sump wastewater from the four Units in Bruce A prior to its release into the environment (Lake Huron). The sump water contained elevated levels of feed water treatment chemicals, primarily hydrazine, which in combination with the low levels of total dissolved solids in the Waste condensate contributed to the toxicity of the effluent. The Project scope included :

Perform engineering to rehabilitate a decommissioned water treatment facility to treat Hydrazine and other chemicals. Activities Included- Hydraulic evaluation/calculation and stress analysis of existing pump and piping system, establish new pipe route and pipe supports from Two (2) Turbine Sumps to the Old Water Treatment Plant, Mark-up plant P&ID to establish scope for demolition, Demolishing Existing Pumping System and Water Treatment Plant and Installation of new Water Treatment Plant. Prepare Equipment Specification and work plan, Prepare Design Change Notice Document and prepare relevant documentation to Bruce for Registration, Prepare letters to CNSC and TSSA for project Registration, Perform Plant Walk Down. Project involved leading a team of Piping Engineer, Structural Engineer and Designers and work with Water treatment Group.

ETI Aluminum, ETI Aluminum Operational Audit, Seydesehir, Konya, Turkey (Bauxite Mining and Processing)

Perform Survey/Audit of Alumina Refinery and focusing on the following: Maximizing Production by modifying filter screen, introduce polypropylene filter media and work with process consultant to introduce filter aid to filtration process. This resulted in changing the color of the hydrate from pink to white. Plant was able to produce more hydrate for the market. Recommend a management structure for both the operations and maintenance department and specifying roles for key individuals. Introduce maintenance practices that are commonly used in the industry and highlight their advantages. Introduce the concept of Key performance indicators, select critical equipment in the process and demonstrate how to prepare equipment reliability reports. Introduce a new concept of Equipment tagging thereby allowing equipment to be identified by types and building locations. Convince client on the need for proper data collection and a data-base to adequately store maintenance information.

Vale, Vale Inco Newfoundland & Labrador Commercial Nickel Process Plant, Newfoundland, Canada (Nickel Ore Mining and Processing)

Completed bid evaluation for Shop Fabricated and Field Erected storage tanks. Provide MTOs for Tank and Vessel Insulation.

Alter Nrg, Atmospheric Gasifier Design, Canada (Renewable Energy)

Contributing Engineer to Alter Nrg Atmospheric Gasifier Detail Engineering. Support for Engineering the Cooling System, Material Feed System, Slag Granulation System, Particulate Capture System.

Skye Resource, Skye Nickel Project, Guatemala (Nickel Ore Mining and Processing)

Equipment Refurbishing, Repairs and upgrading of Skye Resources Inc. Nickel Plant, Guatemala. Project capital cost US $750M. Prepare Design Criteria. Prepare Basic Mechanical Specification. Prepare Man-hour Estimate. Prepare Equipment List. Input in Project Schedule. Prepare/Approve Equipment Specification Documents. Centrifugal Pumps, Coal Preparation Plant, Rotary Dryer, Rotary Kiln, Ferronickel Refinery, Ferronickel Shotting System, Cooling Tower, Crushers, Pug Mill, Pneumatic Conveyor, Vibrating Feeder, Vibrating Screen, Calcine Transfer System, Bins and Hoppers, Clay Gun, Package Boiler, Bucket Elevator, Loss-in-Weight Feeder, Hydraulic Fluid Drive System, Field Erected Tanks, Shop Fabricated Tanks, Agitators, Belt Conveyors, Screw Conveyors, HVAC, Cranes Hoist, Demolition Package, Refurbishment and Repair Package, Perform Hydraulic Calculation, Review/Approve Bid evaluations and make recommendations for vendor selection. Review vendor information i.e. drawings, calculations etc. Make equipment selection. Review project model. Have biweekly discipline project review meetings. Do equipment layout in building ensuring adequate maintenance envelope. Do crane study for building. Participate in model review ensuring building maintainability and constructability. Maintain Equipment List. Establish and maintain History Files and Master Mark-up Drawings. Review PFD's and P& ID's. Prepare Mechanical Work Plan. Visit site and provide engineering support for Refurbishment and Demolition.

Cerro Matoso Expansion Study- Feasibility study estimate: Colombia, South America (Nickel Ore Mining and Processing)

Prepared specification for Coal Milling system. Cerro Matoso Burner Fuel Optimization Study - To convert existing kilns from natural gas operation to coal fired. Prepared specification for Coal Milling system.

Aluminum Company of America, Alumar Expansion Project, Sao Palo, Brazil (Bauxite Mining and Processing)

The expansion increased the alumina capacity by 2 Mtpa to 3.5 Mtpa, and was the largest and most complex Brownfield alumina expansion project ever completed. Provided engineering support for equipment specification preparation, package evaluation, equipment review and verification and system design.

Richards Bay, Richards Bay Expansion, Richards Bay, South Africa (Iron Ore Mining and Processing)

Expansion of Richards Bay Mineral RBM South Africa: New Furnace #5 Installation. Project Capital estimate US$ 360M. Participate in Pre-Feasibility study. Provide Mechanical estimate. Prepare work plan.

Expansion of Alumina Company of America Jamaica Operation, Hatch. Clarendon, Jamaica (Bauxite Mining and Processing)

Prepare Design Criteria. Prepare Basic Mechanical Specification. Prepare Man-hour Estimate. Prepare Equipment List. Develop Mechanical Equipment Identifier. Input in Project Schedule. Prepare/Approve Equipment Specification Documents. Centrifugal Pumps, PD Pumps, Vacuum Pumps, Field Erected Tanks, Shop Fabricated Tanks, Agitators, Rakes, Heat Exchangers, Flash Tanks, Digesters, Condensate Pots, Calciner, Pan Filter, Belt Conveyors, Screw Conveyors, Blowers, Compressors, Pressure Filters, Screen Boxes, Banjo Boxes, HVAC, Cranes Hoist, Perform Hydraulic Calculation, Look At Project Modularization. Review/Approve Bid evaluations and make recommendations for vendor selection. Review vendor information i.e. drawings, calculations etc. Perform Pressure Vessel Calculation. Review stress analysis from equipment vendor. Make equipment selection. Review project model. Have biweekly discipline project review meetings. Do equipment layout in building ensuring adequate maintenance envelope. Do crane study for building. Participate in model review ensuring building maintainability and constructability. Engineering for project done in Canada, USA, South Africa, Australia and India. Study project modularization for applicable buildings. Maintain Equipment List. Establish and maintain History Files and Master Mark-up Drawings. Review PFD's and P& ID's. Prepare Mechanical Work Plan. Prepare piping Tie-in/Interface Packages. Visit site and give engineering support for project construction. Prepare project close out report.

West Indies Alumina Company LTD. (Formerly Alcan Jamaica Co. LTD), Manchester, Jamaica, 1989 to 2004 -Alumina Refinery

Lead Mechanical Engineer/ Maintenance & Reliability Engineer/Engineering Manager (Bauxite Mining and Processing in Alumina Refinery)

Engineering - EPCM Capital Projects

Lead engineering activities for all capital projects for West Indies Alumina Company limited. This includes Mechanical, Instrument, Electrical and Civil Engineering. Prepare and approve equipment Specification Document, Prepare and approve installation specification, Prepare Mechanical Estimate and Schedule, Purchase Equipment, Prepare Tender Package, Participate in Tender Opening and Award Process, Supervise Construction and Commissioning, Meet with Local/International Engineering Houses to Discuss/Review Design. Design and Install: New Cooling Tower and pumping system, Caustic Effluent Neutralization Plant, 700 HP Screw Compressor, 600 PSIG Package Boiler and Piping System, Fuel Oil Heating Station, New Power House Boiler Stack, Double Digestion Process Plant, Lignite Addition Process Plant, New Industrial Dump effluent pumping return system. Forced Evaporation system for Holding Pond, Preliminary Engineering for new vertical Shaft lime kiln, New Effluent Holding Pond return pumping system, Pilot Scale Stone Removal System using Vibrating Screen, Digester Ratio Control System, Live Steam Heater replacement. Prepare piping Tie-in/Interface Packages. Acts as Engineering and Drafting Manager for Alcan Jamaica Company.

Plant Maintenance Planning

Coordinate all maintenance and planning activities in the organization. This includes: Preparing weekly and daily maintenance plans and planning and executing annual major plant shutdown/turnaround activities. Plan for Repair and Refurbishing of process equipment (Rotating and Static). Spare part required for maintenance activities are monitored and provided for job execution, Computerized Maintenance Management System to manage maintenance effectiveness, Key performance indicators reported weekly.

Plant Maintenance/Reliability Engineering/Engineering Services

Plan, organize and lead the Engineering Services team in the organizing, coordinating and delivery of Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Civil Engineering Maintenance Services at Ewarton and Kirkvine Works. The maintenance and engineering of Spent Acid Disposal System and Acid Neutralization bed, Sand Washing Facility, Utilization Of Waste Heat From Kiln to Supplement Boiler Feed, Utilization Of Regenerative Condensate for Boiler Feed, Coordinate Leak Detection program For Plant Vessels and Drains, Vessel and Piping Descaling, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning system design & Maintenance, Phasing out of CFC’S in Works, Closing of Domestic Garbage Site, Plant Equipment Lagging, Contract Management of Plant Services and Maintenance Types, Building Structures Maintenance, Anti- Corrosion Maintenance program, Access Control Maintenance, Employee Facilities Maintenance, Industrial Waste Facilities Maintenance, Thermographic Scanning, Disposal Of Industrial Waste Material, Utilization Of Diamond Coring and Epoxy Grouting In Civil Maintenance. Schedule for Reliability and Predictive Maintenance Program and implement vibration inspection on rotating equipment, Thermographic inspection, oil sampling from gear drives, thickness testing of vessels, tanks and piping and perform all other PM and Predictive Maintenance checks on equipment as recommended by Equipment supplier. Use Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to initiate Work Request and Work Order to initiate maintenance activities of equipment and track maintenance cost, spare part requirements, history and trends. Implement annual Alumina process plant shutdown/Turn Around and plant equipment refurbishing/maintenance. Provide tie-points for future process installation as is required.

Sugar Industry Research Institute, Factory Technology Division, Bernard Lodge, Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1988 to 1989

Mechanical/Development Engineer (Sugar Process Industry)

Visit sugar refineries and provide technical support in energy conservation and process/production optimization. Perform energy audit of sugar refineries. Present paper at Sugar Industry conference.

Scientific Research Council, Kingston, Jamaica, 1987 to 1988

Research Scientist/Mechanical Engineer (Renewable Energy)

Research Area-Solar Water Heater, Solar Salt Production, Solar distillation of water, Generation of Biogas from animal waste, energy audits in Industry.

University of West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, 1984 to 1987

Graduate Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineer (Renewable Energy) Master’s Degree Program

Research Area, Fuel Gasification/Energy Generation -Renewable Energy Generation. Using Char coal and generate Producer Gas (Methane, Carbon Monoxide and Hydrogen) to dual fuel a CI engine and provide combustible gas and sensible heat to fuel boiler etc.

National Water Commission, Kingston, Jamaica, 1981 to 1982

Project Engineer- Perform pumping station and water distribution system inspection, review and perform engineering to upgrade if necessary.

Publications

Carlos Suarez, David Chinloy, Derrick Ingram, Color Quality Improvement of Hydrate at ETI Aluminum Complex, Seydisehir, Konya, Turkey, 2009



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