Summary of Qualifications
Extremely motivated and results-driven design project management professional with exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and an extensive background in the following broad-based competencies:
Detail Design Management
Execution of complex Capex investments, major revamps and grassroots projects in oil refining, gas processing, and liquefied natural gas pipelines.
Proactive problem solver, extremely adept at structuring and implementing processes and strategies to reduce costs and increase personnel and operating efficiency.
Computer proficiency includes Windows Operating Systems, word processing, spreadsheet, database and project tracking software in addition PLC software.
Knowledge of Aspen’s K-base cost estimation software, and SAP inventory software.
Fluent in English and Spanish.
Saudi Arabian Kentz Co. LTD - SNC-Lavalin - Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. November 2015 – November 2017
Oversaw and managed the engineering, procurement, construction and completion of complex capital projects to achieve, quality, budget, schedule and billing payables in a safe manner.
Sr. Project Engineer
EPC for Northern Arabia Area Unconventional Gas Surface Facilities System B.
Responsible for overseeing engineering execution of 30” Shale Gas Export Pipeline, 16” Trunk Lines, 6” RTR Flow Lines, and Well Pad plot plans and components. Responsible for the planning and the execution of the assigned WBS scope by managing, coaching, training and leading of an international and diverse project team, and managing the client relationship. Managed cost and schedule by enforcing Management of Change procedure. Provided weekly status reports on project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, issues, and recovery plans. Reviewed engineering deliverables to ensure compliance with applicable codes, standards, and procedures. Coordinated the preparation of construction work packs for construction activities. Observed contract management to maximize performance, controlling costs and minimizing claims and change orders.
Coordinated Interfaces with other Contractors and Utility Providers working in the area.
Project Engineering Manager
EPC for Install SCADA System at SAOO (Southern Area Oil Operation)
Responsibilities included Detail Design execution and procurement support supervision of GES+ contractor to verify/enforce compliance with Project’s Scope and SA Procedures/Standards.
SNC-Lavalin Fayez Engineering. – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. November 2012 – November 2015
Sr. Project Manager
Complete Shedgum Yanbu-1 Pipeline Loops 4 & 5.
Headed a design work force of multidiscipline engineers, cadd operators and designers. Responsibilities included contract administration, and responding to TQ’s. Also responsible for reporting P&L, Engineering Performance Curves, Management of Change Administration, Key Performance Indicators, Risk Action Log to Leadership Team.
Value Engineering practices included Lessons Learned, Risk Management, Hazop, Constructability Study, Scope Change and Control Management.
Project Cost: appx. USD140MM
Business Line Manager/Sr. Project Manager
Responsibilities included Execution of 200K+ man-hrs/yr of PDR’s and EWO’s. Reviewed technical proposals/Negotiation of Commercial Proposals. Interviewed, recruited, and mentored young professionals. Conducted performance evaluations and recommended salary revisions.
Served as Sr. Project Manager for Detail Design of Haradh Satellite Fields.
Foster Wheeler/Sofcon consulting group. – Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. July 2008 – September 2012
Sr. Project Manager/Area Project Engineer
Responsibilities included Plan, Execute, and Oversee preparation of Project Proposals, Cost Estimates, FEED and Detail Design packages as per project scope and schedule. Coordinated comments review meetings of engineering drawings. Oversaw preparation of weekly progress and expended man hours reports. Prepared, awarded, and managed contracts to sub contractors for various studies.
ACS Industries, Separations Technologies. – Houston, Texas September 2006 – June 2008
Hired to manage and monitor the construction activities of a manufacturer of column internals. Performed project costing, budget analysis, Material Take off’s, QA, BOM verifications, Material Requisitions, and planned and enforced production Schedules. Successfully managed a team of 50 multicultural employees including 3 supervisors. Interacted with 3rd party inspectors, vendors, and customers.
Zhenshen Cold Insulation Material Factory. – Jiaxing, PRC. April 2005 – September 2006
Brought on to manage design, procurement and construction of a rigid glass insulation production line. Involved in Design, Process Lay Out, Equipment Specification, Vendor Selection and Qualification, Raw Material Specification, Industrial Fuel specification and selection, Equipment Installation, Commissioning, and Process Start Up.
Cell-U-Foam Corporation – Houston, Texas January 1993 - April 2005
Plant Manager September 2000 - April 2005
Proactively managed 117 employees in a continuous Glass Foaming operation from all departments including Engineering, Process Control, Quality Assurance, Maintenance, Safety, Procurement, Human Resources, Environmental Compliance and Research and Development. Monitored process unit emissions continuously to ensure compliance with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and EPA regulations. Assisted with preparations for all major process shutdowns including planning scope of work, budget preparation, scheduling.
Quality and Process Control Manager November 1996 - September 2000
Plant Superintendent February 1994 - November 1996
Design and Development Engineer January 1993 - February 1994
ACS Industries, Incorporated – Houston, Texas August 1991 - January 1993
Hired to provide technical support in all aspects of Oil/Water separation Project. Performed all aspects of project management including cost estimates, scheduling, planning and cost control for the fabrication of ASME coded pressure vessels.
Certification and Education
The Leadership Challenge 2014
SNC Lavalin, Al-Khobar, KSA
Risk Management 2014
SNC Lavalin, Al-Khobar, KSA
People Leadership Developing Program (PLDP) 2014
SNC Lavalin Academy, Manama, Bahrain
The Art of Positive NO 2014
Intl. Training Resources/ Manama, Bahrain
PMP Certification Exam preparation training. 2011
Novotech- Manama, Bahrain/Al-Khobar, KSA
Safety Training for Supervision of work inside the pipelines corridor 2010
Royal Commission-Jubail industrial city
Ventilation Systems Design Certificate 1997
Industrial Ventilation Conference
University of Alabama – Birmingham, Alabama
Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering 1991
Lamar University – Beaumont, Texas