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Manager Engineer

Vidor, Texas, 77662, United States
October 17, 2017

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Cell: 409-***-****; Home: 409-***-****

A highly perceptive and detail-oriented manager, able to prioritize and delegate tasks effectively to ensure timely completion of department objectives. Self-motivated and versatile with years of experience in promoting teamwork and team development. Leads cross functional teams in the execution of tasks and consistently obtains desired results. Able to communicate effectively with all organizational levels, build relationships of trust and enlist the participation of team members. Creative, resourceful, flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic.


Honeywell PMT-(Orange) - Maint./Reliability/Insp. Manager (5/2014 - Present)

Responsible for Maintenance Mechanical and Instrument/Electrical technicians. (24)

Responsible for Maint. and Reliability Engineers and Stores employees. (6)

Responsible for annual budget forecast to achieve all operational requests and equipment repairs.

Development of 5 year maintenance budget forecast and expenditure plan.

Lead a maintenance excellence team to improve operational success.

Responsible for interviewing and hiring new employees within the department.

Active staff/team member during multiple HSE, PSM, ISO, and GRC audits as well as coordinated the completion of associated actions.

Full management of the site mechanical integrity program. (including all 570, 510 and 653 components)

Strong proponent of OEE engagement and success at the facility.

Responsible for Regulatory, KQI, PKI, PSM documentation and action completion.

Accountable for facility T/A Management and coordination.

SAP proficient (Notifications, Work Orders, Requisitions, change orders)

Training of new staff members. (engineers, foremen, specialists, stores personnel)

Strength in driving accountability within my department and working with other groups, teams, and departments to achieve necessary deliverables.

Honeywell PMT-Specialty Products (Orange) – Lead Reliability Eng. (2/2009-5/2014)

Identification of PSM equipment criticality/ Site criticality (ABC ranking)/ and development and deployment of Site Mechanical Integrity program.

Responsible for creating, managing, and approving changes in the MOC process.

Close relationship with Operations group to ensure the right scope was delivered.

Responsible for standing in for Department Manager on site leadership team. 28-30 people (mechanics, machinist, I&E tech's, engineers, stores clerks, contractors and inspectors)

General indirect responsibility for hourly employee management and full responsibility for site inspection program.

Interact between Operation personnel and maintenance planner to ensure appropriate scope and work was placed on the work schedule.

Involved in coaching/training of six sigma terms and programs for the department.

Establish and/or review inspection plans and Coordinate API inspections for the site.

Assist Maintenance group in troubleshooting equipment failures and upsets.

Participate in Root Cause Analysis efforts to eliminate repeat failures.

Meridium tracking of rotating equipment and fixed equipment inspections.

Manage and coordinate all piping and fixed equipment inspections (internal and external) API 510, 570, 653 inspections.

SAP responsibilities: Equipment number generation, Notifications, Work Orders, PM generation, Requisitions, Requisition approval.

LyondellBasell (Bmt/Channelview/Victoria)–Maint./Reliability Engineer(1/2005-2/2009)

Solely responsible for developing a safe, economical, and time effective method of removing solidified polymer from plugged process piping systems.

Origination and completion of engineering design packages in regards to temperature control loops, desuperheater nozzles, steam let down system modifications, relief valve obsolesce process, and Operating Procedure changes.

Responsible for maintaining reliability on all equipment in multiple production units.

Involvement in design review meetings with Operations to ensure successful scope creation.

Provided engineering leadership/support for two major T/A as well as T/A coordinator for a third.

Assisted in implementing capital and maintenance projects for long term reliability.

Utilized trending tools (Aspen Process explorer) to track and determine causes of equipment failure.

Assisted inspection group in Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) detection and repair recommendations. (Leak Clamp specifications, replacement, wraps)

Provided mentorship to three co-op engineers.

Developed project packages for exchangers, and coordinated their installation.

Implemented natural gas and oxygen pipeline replacement projects. Coordinated the construction, cleaning and turn over of the oxygen line.

Sized, designed and installed numerous overhung centrifugal pumps and systems.

Participated in multiple improvement teams. (Reliability, Pump, Energy Improvement)

Equistar (Beaumont) – Maint. Engineer Co-op (5/2004-8/2004)

Provided shop surveillance for critical path exchanger repair, Turn-Around work.

Implemented early tube sheet failure indication coupon for main gas exchanger.

Investigated premature positive displacement injection pump failures and developed a successful path forward.

DuPont (LaPorte/Orange) - Maint. Engineer Co-op (1/2001-8/2001 & 5/2002-8/2002)

Addressed environmental situations concerning the discharge of chlorinated effluent. Designed a new system of discharge in conformity with state laws.

Worked with different disciplines in order to design and implement an instrument and aspirating air system. Co-led a PHA to analyze the hazards introduced by the system. Configured system equipment placement, piping and relief valve placement. Worked with drafters to design required drawings.

Researched and initiated a standardization program to reduce pump down time by creating a system based upon interchangeability and spare equipment.

Led a team to determine the reasons for pump seal failures within the unit.

ECHO Inc. (Fina Oil Company) – Pipe Fitter (5/2000 – 8/2000)

Led a crew responsible for Hydro-testing and pipe system verification.

In charge of final inspection of piping systems before they were turned over to plant inspection, and worked with plant inspectors as they inspected the piping systems.

Worked as a pipe fitter by fabricating, hydro-testing and installing piping systems.

Triple “S” (Mobil Chemical P/E) – Pipe Fitter (1995- 12/1996; 5/1998 - 8/1998)

Worked as an on site maintenance contractor. (exchanger work, dismantling reactors, pipe fabrication, pipe and valve bolt-up, structural steel work, new construction)

Brown & Root, Inc. (Clark Refineries) – Hydro test/Pipe Fitter (5/1997 – 8/1997)

Primarily worked in the field of hydro-testing and bolt-up of piping systems.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering – Lamar University (Dec 2004)

Pipe Fitter trade school - Associated Builders and Contractors INC.


Design and Procurement of Shell and Tube Heat Exchangers

Basic Pump Hydraulics

Hot-tapping and Stoppling

Gas Seal Applications

Elastomer Selection Guidelines

Root Cause Analysis (Apollo, SPIDER)

Bearing Root Cause Failure Analysis

Gasket, Packing and Mechanical Seal Failure Analysis

Centrifugal Pump Training

Pumps and Seals

Texas Steam Equipment Training

Meridium Training

SAP Training

SIX SIGMA – Green Belt Certified (2010)


Lyondell Operational Excellence Award - two time recipient, four time nominee

Dean’s List – Lamar University (three time recipient)

Honeywell Bravo Award - multiple occasion recipient

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