Dynamic results-driven, professional with experience in the project engineering of large-scale. Technical expertise in the design of subsea control systems, subsea HIPPS and distribution equipment’s, excellent problem-solving skills and a strong focus in customer satisfaction. Able to work under pressure in fast-paced, time-sensitive environments. Proven ability to manage projects from concept through execution and completion. Experience in leading project teams, strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.
Project Engineering and Management
Subsea Reliability and technical Risk Management
Contract and Specification Review
Preparation of budgetary estimates subsea control systems, subsea HIPPS and umbilicals
Cross-Functional Team Leadership
Deepwater Projects, West Africa and GoM
Provide cost, schedule, and procurement input while developing the organization’s engineering capability to execute major EPCI projects
1989-1993, M.S.O.E. B.S.E.E / Electrical Engineering Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1987-1989, M.A.T.C. A.S. / Computer Science Milwaukee, Wisconsin
INTECSEA Engineering, Houston, Texas June 2005 to Present
Executive Engineer (Subsea Control SME)
As an executive engineer applies, in a team setting, extensive knowledge in the application of advanced theories in areas of subsea controls, HIPP and umbilical. Provides guidance and technical assistance to subordinate engineers in complex situations. Prepares comprehensive technical reports and reviews written works by others for validity and soundness of conclusions. Has extensive experience in, and maintains an awareness of current industry practices, equipment and relevant projects. Serves as an internal resource in the areas of leadership, mentoring and training.
Subsea controls and umbilical lead engineer for Shell Bonga Southwest, BP Juniper, Tubular Bells, and EnCana Deep Panuke Project, initially in pre-FEED and FEED phases. Optimizing the configuration of the subsea controls and distribution system and associated topside equipment. Responsible for the generation of control system, umbilical and subsea equipment specifications/drawings for client’s proposal. Additionally responsible for reviewed and evaluated subsea control vendors bid package.
BP Tubular Bells – Kodiak Program SURF Select phase. Subsea technical lead responsible for subsea production control system and umbilicals, including HIPPS, MPFMs and CIMVs.
BP Kaskida – Paleogene Program Appraise phase. Subsea technical lead responsible for subsea control systems and umbilicals, including production, subsea chemical injection, HIPPS and subsea boosting system.
Lead subsea controls/umbilical engineer for pre-FEED and FEED study for Eni OYO project, Responsible for the generation of control system, umbilical and subsea equipment specifications/drawings and ITT Packages. Tender evaluations for controls and umbilical system and installation.
Lead Subsea Controls and Umbilical for pre-FEED, FEED study and execution on Shenzi Project for BHP Billiton – Subsea tie back of production wells to a TLP in water depths up to 4,300 ft in the GOM. The subsea layout comprises of three drill centers with production manifolds, water injection wells and gas lift.
System engineering and Specifications.
Optimizing the configuration of the subsea controls, distribution system and associated topside equipment.
Performing reviews of qualification status of vendor equipments.
Evaluating the electrical power /communication and hydraulic analyses.
Reviewing vendor documentation and witnessing FAT, EFAT and SIT.
Execute the projects from conceptualization to start-up and commissioning.
Established and maintained plans, schedule, manpower and costs per projects to execute engineered objectives.
SEA SYSTEMS, INC., Houston, Texas (Singapore) January 2004 to June 2005
Sr. Subsea Control Specialist
Directed the design and development of the Subsea Production Control System (PCS) for the Canadian Nature Resource (CNR) BAOBAB Project. Full technical responsibility for EPC design support of subsea/surface control systems, project engineering specification, FEED studies and technical support.
Reviewed systems-level design related to the installation of umbilicals and distribution units, transportation analysis, systems integration testing and interface engineering with umbilical manufacturers and installation contractors.
Reviewed product-level design, including umbilical termination assemblies and distribution units, pile foundations, hydraulic/electrical jumpers for subsea distribution, and FPSO-related distribution equipment.
Built excellent working relationships with clients, interfacing directly with key members of the BAOBAB subsea team to resolve project issues.
ABB OFFSHORE SYSTEMS, INC., Houston, Texas November 2001 to January 2004
Lead Electrical Engineer
Responsible for design and implementation of subsea/surface multiplexed BOP/DIVERTER & PRODUCTION control systems.
Project specifications, proposal and technical support.
Design control and instrumentation systems for blowout preventer (BOP) and production control systems (PCS). Use AutoCAD for assembly drawings and schematics. Establish bills of materials and standard product documentation.
Design equipment for use in hazardous atmospheres per NEC and IEC requirements with UL, CSA, FM, BASEFA and CENTELEC approved components for third party approval of the completed equipment package.
Performed system Reliability analysis using Relex Reliability Software.
Additional Project Experience:
FEED Studies, CHEVRON TEXACO Lobito Tomboco Project (West Africa), 2003
SHELL – BONGA (Nigeria)
BOP/DIVERTER Control System, BP Thunder Horse Project, 2002-2004
BOP/DIVERTER Control System, Ocean Drilling (OD-21) Project, 2001-2003
Familiar with API/ISO specifications and recommended practices for Subsea Production Systems and Control Systems, Control Umbilicals and ROV Tooling Equipment, as well as most major and independent oil companies’ specifications for the design of such equipment.
Design equipment for use in hazardous atmospheres per NEC and IEC requirements with UL, CSA, FM, BASEFA and CENELEC approved components for third party approval of the completed equipment package.
Familiar with Vetco and Dril-Quip subsea tree design, IWOCs systems, wellhead and tubing hanger systems
DRIL-QUIP, INC., Houston, Texas December 1999 to November 2001
Electrical Controls Engineer
Member of a 5-person engineering team of subsea controls engineers formed in 1998 to develop a state-of-the-art control system for the current line of Dril-Quip subsea production equipment, with the intention of providing a fully integrated system for all of the company’s production equipment.
Served as the senior control engineer responsible for the design of a prototype subsea control module, interfacing with other engineers to integrate the mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic and software requirements into the design
Performed conceptual & detail design engineering, design calculations, and power/communication analyses
Successfully managed several technical aspects of the approximate $4M development project; prototype control pod successfully tested and qualified to 10,000 FSW, API 17A/17F requirements.
SHAFFER/VARCO INTERNATIONAL, Houston, Texas December 1997 to December 1999
Senior Electrical Engineer
Responsible for design and implementation of subsea/surface multiplexed BOP/DIVERTER, Remote Tensioner INC/DEC and Riser Recoil control systems. Programming all PLC based systems, multiplexed communication protocols, and Commissioning for all Shaffer equipment. Lead project engineer responsible for the conceptual & detail design, manufacture and implementation of a fully integrated BOP control system for a major drilling contractor:
SANTA-FE – GALAXY II & III
SAIPEM – 10000 & SCARABEO 7
SEDCO - DEEPWATER FORNTIER, ENTERPRISE, ENSCO 100 & ENSCO 101
MAERSK – ENDURER & PATHFINDER
NORSK HYDRO - VISUND
SONSUB INTERNATIONAL, Inc., Houston, Texas August 1997 to December 1997
Senior Electrical Engineer
Responsible for preliminary definition of electrical/electronic system requirements for a new multiplexed electro-hydraulic workover control system.
LOCKHEED MARTIN/NASA, Houston, Texas April 1996 to July 1997
Research and development of Microcomputer used for Experiments Control, Data Acquisition, Data Display, Data Archive and Data down link in real-time mode.
Produce instrument loop/interconnection diagram.
Design and development of portable simulation unit.
Developed test procedure, organized and updated all documentation.
GFG/PEABODY, Milwaukee, Wisconsin March 1995 to March 1996
Electrical Systems and Service Engineer
Engineer and service to the coil coating and trip processing industries.
Custom-engineered machinery designed to meet specific customer requirements
Designed and developed Programmable Logic Control (PLC) system for Electrostatic Oiler, Roll Coater, Waxer and Laminator.
Designed and layout the touch screen operator station.
Technical support and supervised team of electrical service engineer.
SIEMENS POWER CORP., Milwaukee, Wisconsin January 1994 to February 1995
Responsible for all aspects of electrical/I&C system requirements for steam and gas turbine. Specialize in protection circuit.
Power control center and assembly personnel.
FMC CORP., Green Bay, Wisconsin July 1993 to January 1994
Designed and Developed Programmable Logic Control systems for wrapping and bagging machines.
Designed and layout operator control station.
ZENAR CORP., Oak Creek, Wisconsin 1989-1993
Developed control systems for all configurations of overhead crane such as bridge, gantry, monorail, and jib cranes; and under hook devices such as coil grabs and lifting beams.
Created Electrical schematic, developed Bill of Material, and researched and developed a dynamic braking unit.
Consulted with project leader to select appropriate electrical controls for custom specifications for overhead cranes ranging from $150,000 to $2,000,000.
Significantly reduced the cost of manufacturing electrical components through the improved utilization of existing stock.