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Houston, Texas, United States
February 01, 2018

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Houston, TX 77027



Seeking a full-time position in the Instrumentation / Control Systems Engineering field that will utilize both education and extensive industry experience.


Twelve years of experience in instrumentation, control systems and process engineering.

Around twenty years of diverse and multifunctional experience on major integrated refinery and petrochemical projects in the U.S.A., Middle East and Former Soviet Union.

Bilingual: English and Russian.



November 2011 – January 2017

Houston, TX

Instrument Engineer

Ultraformer No. 3 Heater Reliability Project

Marathon Petroleum Galveston Bay Refinery, Texas City, Texas

Lead Instrument Engineer on $260MM refinery project, which consisted in replacing four Fired Heaters with new furnaces and installation of two Selective Catalytic Reactors (SCRs).

Responsible for specifying and developing purchase requisitions for all project instrumentation, P&ID markups; INTOOLs instrument database development, review of instrumentation requirements and deliverables for all mechanical packages, scheduling, and supervision of several instrument specialists/engineers.

Cheniere Ingleside Marine Terminal

Cheniere Energy Inc, Ingleside, Texas

Instrument Engineer on two projects designed to get Crude Condensate from the oil field to a gathering station, and then pipeline it to a Marine Export Terminal.

Specified, sized and prepared RFQ’s and Purchase orders for various instrumentation and control systems equipment, including Tank Gauging Systems, relief valves, severe service specialty control valves, on-off valves, radar level transmitters, Coriolis flow meters, densitometers, composite samplers.

USGC Fractionator Project and Export Propane Unit

Phillips 66, Old Ocean, Texas and Sweeny, Texas

Lead Instrument Engineer responsible for managing the man-hour estimate, project’s instrument engineering schedule, timely specification, detailed design and requisitioning of all instrumentation in the project scope. Responsibilities also included P&ID and Instrument Index development, and instruments/control systems documentation for mechanical packages.

Sweeny Fractionator 1 Project

Phillips 66, Sweeny, Texas

Sized, specified and procured all control valves, mostly for the severe service applications, for the project that included the detailed design and construction of a new Fractionation Unit.

Fired Heater Safety Management Program

Marathon Petroleum Galveston Bay Refinery, Texas City, Texas

Lead Instrument Engineer responsible for all Instument engineering activities on the project. Specified, sized, prepared RFQ and PO packages, evaluated bids, reviewed vendor data for various flow, level, pressure, temperature instruments, and on-off and control valves for a number of projects, which upgraded Furnaces at the BP Refinery to meet the latest safety and economic standards.

BEC SRU Revamp Project

Eagle Rock Energy Partners LP, Atmore, Alabama

Worked on PO packages and reviewed vendor data for level, flow, pressure, and temperature instruments, control valves and relief valves.

Created Instrument Index in INTOOLs, updated P&ID’s.

Praxair H2 SMR & Compression Projects

Valero Refineries, Port Arthur, Texas and St. Charles, Louisiana

Specified and performed calculations for level, flow, pressure, and temperature instruments, and created instrument datasheets using INTOOLs.

Prepared RFQ and PO packages, evaluated bids, reviewed vendor drawings for all types of instruments.

Drafted Level Sketches and performed calculations for level instruments.

Maintained Instrument Index in INTOOLs, worked on P&ID updates.


October 2010 – May 2011

Houston, TX

Senior Control Systems Engineer

Ras Tanura Integrated Project (RTIP), EO & Derivatives Envelope

Al-Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia

Area Lead for Derivatives Units - Ethanol Amines (EOA), Ethylene Amines (EAE), and Butyl Glycol Ethers (BGE), responsible for Licensor P&ID development based on RTIP specification, and non-Licensor P&ID development per KBR standards.

Worked on Minimal Analytical Sample Plan (MASP). Specified analyzers and grab samples.


June 2005 – October 2009

Sugar Land, TX

Control Systems Engineer

OJSC TANECO Refining and Petrochemical Complex Project

Nizhnekamsk, Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation

Prepared C&E Diagrams, I/O loading requirements, and Complex Loop Narratives.

Answered technical queries for the Main Automation Contractor (Yokogawa).

Developed P&ID’s and participated in P&ID reviews / PHA meetings for Sulfur Units.

Prepared RFQ / PO for Process Analyzers and Manual Sample Connections.

Sakhalin I Development Odoptu North Well Site

Sakhalin Island, Russian Federation

Specified, sized and prepared requisition packages for flow elements, temperature elements, on-off valves, and motor operated valves.

Participated in P&ID reviews and HAZOPs, prepared Cause & Effect Diagrams.

Ras Laffan LNG RL(3) Common Offplot Projects

Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar

Developed P&ID’s and managed P&ID change notifications (PCN’s) for LPG area.

Reviewed vendor drawings for Metering Skids, Compressors, Loading Arms vendor packages.

Created and maintained INTOOLs instrument database for LPG and Condensate area.

Lyondell-Citgo Refining LP/LCR Sulfuric Acid Regeneration Study

Channelview, Texas, United States

Specified, sized, prepared RFQ and PO packages, evaluated vendor bids, reviewed vendor drawings for flow elements and temperature elements / thermowells, completed datasheets for all instruments in OSBL and ISBL areas, and maintained the instrument index in INTOOLs (SPI).


October 1995 – May 2004

Houston, TX

Process Engineering Assistant / Sales Engineer

Sized and specified various process equipment and instruments, checked drawings and prepared Process Engineering Packages for Projects that included caustic treating systems for removal of H2S, Mercaptan and Naphthenic acids from gasoline, LPG, diesel and kerosene streams, and caustic neutralization systems.

Sales Analyst / Cost Estimator

Prepared analysis of business opportunities in the Former Soviet Union.

Estimated modular equipment, retrofit projects and Process Engineering Packages.

Worked on creation of Timberline Database for computer-based cost estimates.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

University of Houston


Licensed Professional Engineer - Texas No. 112904

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