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Engineer Mechanical

Clearwater, Florida, United States
January 31, 2018

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Mechanical Engineer with 20+ years in the Oil & Gas Industry upstream projects, operations, maintenance. Experience in wide range of projects. Developed Managerial Skills. Planning and execution of programs, execution within targeted time and budget. Excellent communications skills both in writing and oral, and proactive attitude. Business oriented, goals minded, seasoned with multidisciplinary, multinational supervisory / managerial skills. Experienced with dealing internal and external clients and agencies, in Spanish, English and French. Knowledge and application of related API & ASME codes oil field constructions and operations/maintenance. Contracts management technical analysis, interpretation, implementation. Familiar with accepting and successfully managing environmental and safety responsibilities. Budget development and contracting. Fully computer literate with the ability for producing / editing bidding documents, technical scopes of work, reports, charts, trend analysis and presentations. AREAS OF STRENGTH

Construction/Projects - Light/Heavy Crude Oil Process Plants & Wells - ESP / MPP – Water Injection - Marine Terminals.

• Project execution. Team assembly: contracting direct employees and subcontractors, follow up,

• Project control in plant construction, precommissioning, commissioning,

• Experience working with multidisciplinary teams to implement company objectives,

• Management of multiple sub-contractors,

• Dealing with Government Agencies and Unions,

• Oil related contracts administration and budget development,

• Interpretation and implementation of design drawings and specifications along with P&Ids,

• Pipeline and Oil Production Facilities construction,

• Organizing and implementing HAZOP review and safety & environmental compliance programs,

• Oil production supervision, plant and wells. Water injection. Plant maintenance PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Integrated Petroleum Services IPS Gabon, Port Gentil, Gabon Operations Manager (Sep 2013 – May 2015)

IPS is a british construction company that provides integrated construction services to oil companies on/off shore in the West Africa Region. My role was to run the company’s operations to ensure technical and commercial success for the client and the company. This includes contracting senior technical personnel and commercial deals with clients, subcontractors and suppliers, dealing with government agencies and unions. Responsibilities over safety & environmental compliance and contracts technical analysis, interpretation and implementation engaging company. The operation has 150 men between expat and local technical personnel and labour. Activities include off shore mechanical and piping fabrication and maintenance in existing rigs and platforms, on shore mechanical and piping fabrication, installation including pipelines ranging from 4” to 16”. Integrated Petroleum Services IPS Gabon, Port Gentil, Gabon Project Manager (May 2012 – Aug 2013)

IPS is a british construction company that provides integrated construction services to oil companies on/off shore in the West Africa Region. My role is to lead the projects department in the execution of the various Resume of Miguel Vásquez page 2 of 4

projects the company has, e.g. FPSO refurbishing, facilities constructions, piping fabrication. Duties include interaction with clients, preparation of SOWs, and technical and commercial offers. PacifPetrol S.A. – Ancón Ecuador

Maintenance Engineer (Sep 2011 – May 2012)

Involved in the maintenance of three gas compression plants up to 3000 psi, including modifications, fabrication, and put in service of small modifications. Spare part planning and technical guidance. Oil Consultants S.A – Quito Ecuador

Engineering Consultant (Oct 2009 – Jan 2011)

Consulting on energy development projects, and construction. Preparing analysis and reports in on energy related matters in Ecuador and Colombia. Design calculations for facilities feasibility studies piping, vessels, pumps.

Akakus Oil Operations – El-Sharara, Libya

Production Supervisor (February 2005 – Sep 2009)

Seconded from Repsol EAS to Akakus Oil Operations. Based in the Sahara desert, supervising the production of circa 120,000 bopd API 42 and water injection of circa 70,000 bwpd from over 100 wells (Electrical Submersible Pumps, Variable Speed Drivers) with two processing plants and another three gathering plants spreading across 150Km. Field development project from 30,000 to 120,000 bopd. Project follow up of all constructions and maintenance activities on a day-to-day and planned basis using Primavera, MS Project and Maximo for all plant installation, rotary equipment and gas compression, pipeline maintenance 30” and below, and well monitoring.

Supporting two other supervisors in the production of another additional 200,000 bopd API 42 and water injection of 140,000 bpwd from 125 wells with 3 processing plants and water injection system. Supervising expatriate and local personnel (circa 100). Monitoring well behavior through wireline activities, well fracturing, and submersible pumps monitoring. OCP Ecuador – Quito, Ecuador

Contracts Engineer (June 2004 – January 2005)

Assigned by Moody International to OCP Ecuador S.A. (Heavy Crude Oil Transport Company, 500 km long across the Andes) preparing tender documents for all contracts of OCP for the Maintenance / Operations Phase, such as pipeline in-line inspection using magnetic flux leakage tools, oil movements software acquisition and implementation, instrumentation maintenance, fuel transportation, environmental audits, off-shore pipeline survey, buoys instrumentation maintenance, among others. Responsibilities include request for proposal preparation, bid analysis and awarding, interaction with all company’s departments, i.e. whole contracting process. Duties included being the sole contact point of OCP with bidders during contracting process. Encana Ecuador – Block 14 &17 Orient Basin, Ecuador Mechanical Supervisor (October 2003 – May 2004)

Assigned by Urazul as Pipeline construction supervisor representing Encana (Canadian Oil Company) of Ecuador for the construction of several API 5L pipeline segments ranging from 6” to 16” dia and from 2,5 km to 15 km long, under API standard 1104 and ASME B31.4. Project implementation activities include welding inspection, welder qualification, visual testing, radiographic interpretation, hidrostatic tests, ROW opening, lowering-in and filling operations. Project implementation of process plant construction directly supervising the construction of new oil production facilities (No subcontractor). Duties include assembly of facilities, welding inspection, writing of welding procedure specifications, procedure qualification record performance, welder qualification under ASME Section IX. QA/QC supervisor for all mechanical construction activities, including welding, coating and assembly.

OCP Ecuador Esmeraldas, Ecuador

Marine Terminal and Interconnection Pipeline Field Engineer (February 2002 August 2003) Working for the Heavy Crude Oil Pipeline of Ecuador Company, (OCP Ecuador S.A., 500 km long, US$1.5 billion project), reporting to the Construction Manager of the Marine Terminal, in charge of monitoring the construction work of EPC Contractor Techint Int. Cons. Corp. as part of the construction management team, for the construction of a US$76.3 million API 650 tank farm and ancillary facilities comprising 5@750,000 bbl tanks plus 7 km of 56” API 5L X70 interconnection pipeline from Terminal to shore for OCP Ecuador S.A. Responsibilities include site construction inspection in all areas, i.e. civil, welding, painting, electrical and instrumentation, code and engineering support to inspection team, e.g. API 650, ASME V, ASME IX, ACI, Resume of Miguel Vásquez page 3 of 4

ANSI B31.4, API 1104, progress analysis and preparation of reports, analysis of process suggested field changes and review of submitted pay items, providing liaison with the main office engineering group on all pertinent design and construction issues. Duties include auditing the EPC Contractor as Quality Assurance representative on site.

08/01---02/02 OCP Ecuador

US$126.3 mm Marine Terminal

Esmeraldas, Ecuador.

Quantity Surveyor

Monitoring quantity progress and preparing construction advance reports as part of the construction management team supervising EPC contractor Techint Int. Cons. Corp. 11/00---12/00

Dygoil Ltd

Marginal Fields Development,

Eastern Region, Ecuador.

Engineering Consultant

Project development phase conceptual stage for bid proposal including pumps, compressors, generators and SCADA & PLC.


Repsol YPF Ecuador S.A.

Block 16, Eastern Ecuador

35,000 bopd Heavy Oil

Production Facility & Well Pads.

Production Supervisor

In charge of the production and maintenance of the treatment plant and 6 well pads with 40 wells using Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESPs) and Variable Speed Drivers (VSDs) with the reinjection of 120,000 bwpd. Supervising 80 men including engineers, supervisors, technicians and labor.


Maxus Ecuador S.A.

Block 16, Eastern Ecuador

35,000 bopd Heavy Oil

Production Facility & Well Pads

Maintenance Supervisor

Plant related maintenance supervisory activities. Spare parts acquisition and inventory.


Maxus Ecuador S.A.

Block 16, Eastern Ecuador

35,000 bopd Heavy Oil

Production Facility & Well Pads

Maintenance Planning Engineer

In charge of the implementation and running of the computerized EMS maintenance system (similar to

Maximo) for all plant and well pads instrumentation and equipment, such us pumps, vessels and tanks. Work

included software development phase, data gathering and uploading phase, full implementation phase and

continuous improvement while generating maintenance orders and spare parts requirements, interfacing with the accounting system.


Computer Skills; MS office-Outlook-Excel-Word-Powerpoint-Access-AutoCAD-Visio, Maximo Asset Management, JD Edwards, Process Simulation, SAP, Primavera P6. Fluent in Spanish, English and French and beginner in Arabic. EDUCATION

National Polytechnics School, Quito, Ecuador

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1994.

6 years engineering school program.

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University of Texas at Austin

YPF Int. Special Program Participant, fall 1997.

Advanced Drilling and Well Completion, Drilling and Well Completions, Macroeconomics of Petroleum, Introduction to Reservoir Engineering, and Production Technology and Design. COURSES AND SEMINARS

YPF Ecuador Professional Training and Development

Safety Training Observation Program, STOP

May 19-20, 1998, Quito, Ecuador

University of Texas at Austin

TOEFL Examination, Score 620

Aug 08, 1997, Austin, Texas

YPF Ecuador Professional Development Program

Change Agent Work Shop

Apr 07-11, 1997, Quito, Ecuador

YPF Ecuador Professional Development Program

The Challenge of Leadership

16 hours, Mar 1997, Quito, Ecuador

Oil and Gas Consultants International Inc.

Petroleum Finance and Accounting Principles

Nov 18-22, 1996, Houston Texas

Oil and Gas Consultants International Inc.

Economics of Worldwide Petroleum Production

Nov 04-08, 1996, Houston Texas

Maxus Ecuador Professional Training and Development Time Management

Sep 19, 1996, Quito, Ecuador

Maxus Ecuador Professional Training and Development ASME CODE Pressure Vessels, ASME VIII

46 hours, Sep 02 - 07, 1996, Quito, Ecuador

San Francisco University of Quito

Facilities for Handling Water and Petroleum

32 hours, Jun 8, 1995, Quito, Ecuador

Maxus Ecuador Professional Training and Development Supervisory Skills

Aug 31 - Sep 02, 1994, Quito, Ecuador

Maxus Ecuador Professional Training and Development Basic Production Safety Systems

Jun 27 - Jul 01, 1994, Quito, Ecuador

Solar Technical Training

Operation and Routine Maintenance Solar Centaurus

“H Gas Turbine Generator Sets”

Jan 28, 1994, Quito, Ecuador.

National Polytechnics School

SAP 80 Stuctural Analysis

Aug 17-25, 1992, Quito, Ecuador

National Polytechnics School

Practical Seminar on Air Conditioning

30 hours, May 22, 1992, Quito, Ecuador.

National Polytechnics School

Air Dryer Design

10 hours, Jan 24, 1992, Quito, Ecuador

Cambridge University

First Certificate in English

Dec 1991, Quito, Ecuador

Automación Ecuatoriana S.A.

Basic Pneumatics

Dec 19, 1991, Quito, Ecuador

National Polytechnics School

Engine Calibration

10 hours, Feb 22, 1989, Quito, Ecuador


DOB: Mar.18.1967, age 50

Marital Status: Divorced

Children: Four children, 22, 21, 17 & 15

Nationality: Ecuadorian

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