Akinlolu Jacob Omolayo
Address: C/o Eben Electronics, No 19 Adegbola Street, Akure, Nigeria
Operations Superintendent/Technical Superintendent/Marine Superintendent/Works Manager
(Dredging/Maritime/Oil and Gas)
Highly qualified operations/maritime management professional offering over 8 years’ experience in effectively handling diverse function in the oil and gas industry. Qualified with a Masters of Science in Engineering Project and System Management coupled with a Bachelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering. Well-versed in all aspects of oil and gas project functions, including safety management, materials procurement, client interaction, risk management, inventory management, site supervision and team supervision/coordination while providing technical support to project teams. Showcases outstanding ability to closely work with clients/stakeholders while continuously working towards managing continuous process improvement. Excellent communicator with strong negotiation and management skills. Adept in contributing to resource management and providing service delivery on time while consistently adding value to a business.
Maritime Operations Health and Safety Management Project Management and Estimation Offshore Operations Operations Management Maintenance Management Procurement Contract Management Tender Management
KEY SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
Project Delivery – Expert in motivating project teams to achieve full project and staff potential while focussing on developing strategies to minimise costs and increase profit. Contributing to resources control and optimisation while implementing safety plans and ensuring quality by adopting a variety of project management tools and techniques. Plays an integral role in effectively managing and ensuring successful delivery of assigned project for DEME and Japaul as per client requirements with minimum cost, maximum profit as well as given time and budget. Delivered several dredging projects and shore-protection works. Fair knowledge of prefabricated vertical drain work.
Client Relations – Skilled in providing guidelines and ideas to identify and establish cordial working relations with key strategic partners. Understanding client requirements and proposing short- and long-term solutions to meet/exceed organisational objectives. Track record of success in establishing and maintaining strong relations with client, host community and staff members at DEME. Instrumental in ensuring very low Lost Time Injury (LTI) at work while integrating operational and technical tasks.
Equipment Designing and Maintenance – Hands-on experience in designing and supervising fabrication of dredger and tug parts. Closely coordinating with the captain and chief engineers of vessels to ensure hulls, machinery and equipment are operated efficiently and maintained in good working condition. Monitoring shoreline pipes (pipe thickness measurement) and all site equipment maintenance due date. Successfully minimised equipment downtime by fabricated equipment parts while working with DEME. Managed barge maintenance activities (thickness measurement and repair of leaking part) while designing and fabricating work pontoon.
Health and Safety Standards – Well-versed in Operational Health and Safety (OH&S) standards and procedures; ensuring minimum lost time and secured operations. Possesses in-depth knowledgeable of local as well as international engineering standards. Extremely adept in ensuring strict compliance with other established quality standards and specifications, thus maintaining very low Lost Time Injury (LTI) at work.
Documentation and Reporting Skills – Skilled in coordinating all offshore activities, including preparation of site reports (progress, accident and daily report, etc.) as well as ensuring strict adherence to safety procedures. Preparing and submitting work related reports at base office. Submitting project report post completion of projects including proper documentation of dredging chart.
Senior Technical Superintendent Dredging Environmental and Marine Engineering (DEME), Nigeria
Nov 2012 – Present
Managing technical aspects of dredgers (including maintenance and production calculation of Cutter Suction dredger CSD), tugs, and other auxiliary equipment while ensuring proper inventory management of site materials and equipment parts.
Control and report technical condition of the assigned vessels. Responsible for planned and unplanned repairs, inspection and dry docking of the assigned vessels. More than 7 years work experience with cutter suction dredger (CSD).
Accountable for receiving and selecting site supplies, arranging and placing timely requisition for site fuel and fresh water as well as raising requisition for other site materials and machines parts.
Monitoring site fuel consumption on all site equipment, also liaising with materials/stores personnel on any technical arising issues during equipment receipt process of company and customer owned equipment.
Establishing and maintaining strong relations with vendors and subcontractors while serving as a key point of contact between clients and the base office.
Monitoring, calculating, recording and following-up dredger production while ensuring that correct dredging depth is achieved. Supervising shore-protection works. Planning and implementing site waste management initiatives.
Organising and supervising site logistics and operational activities, delegating duties to site personnel and preparing site personnel crew change. Coordinating mobilisation and demobilisation of both vessels and personnel. Follow up vessel seaworthiness.
Identifying, managing and monitoring risks, also maintaining and repairing cutter head and tooth using a bench and template. Supervision of installation, inspection and maintenance of sea way for Nigeria Port Authority.
Conducting vessels inspection and ensuring that assigned vessels are technically operational.
Project Engineer/Site Supervisor Japaul Oil & Maritime Services Plc, Nigeria
Jan 2007 – Dec 2010
Effectively liaised between host communities and the company while ensuring optimal use of equipment.
Conducting meetings with host communities and militants in time of crisis, resolving crises by negotiating with concerned parties and coordinating tool box meeting as well as signing daily permit-to-work.
Strategically planning all offshore operations, including resources planning (personnel, equipment, money etc), preparation of equipment usage chart, inventory management, organising and coordinating weekly project meeting and ensuring successful completion of project within budget and time schedule.
Executing all offshore activities are in line with the offshore set rules and ensuring proper scheduling of site activities as well as suggesting and implementing performance improvement strategies.
Undertaking responsibilities of the project manager during his absence and adhering to detailed plans while effectively executing projects.
Managing company tender, organising new site visit, mobilising/demobilising both crew and equipment, managing daily sounding of dredged area and supervising both pre/post-survey activities.
Adhering to offshore journey management procedures while ensuring proper maintenance of equipment.
NYSC Independent Monitor Njaba Local Government Secretariat, Nkume, Imo-State, Nigeria
Feb 2005 – Feb 2006
Class Teacher Brilliant International Secondary School, Nigeria
Sep 2004 – Jan 2005
Industrial Trainee Afolabi Mechanical Engineering Company, Nigeria
Feb 2003 – Jul 2003
MSc - Engineering Project and System Management (Merit) Kingston University, London
Jan 2011 – Jan 2012
BEng - Mechanical Engineering (2.1) Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Sep 1998 – Aug 2004
West African School Certificate Anglican Grammar School, Ijare, Nigeria
Sep 1991 – Dec 1997
Dredging Technical Training – Advanced Training in Hydraulic Engineering Works, Belgium
Safety for Operational Supervisors (VCA), Belgium
Safety Cluster - Safety Awareness, Risk Management and Incident Investigation, Belgium
Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) – Operative, Health and Safety - Site Craft and Operative (Registration No: 4229562), England
Nigerian Institute of Safety Professionals (N.I.S.P) (Shell Accredited) - Health, Safety and Environment (HSE LEVEL 3), Nigeria
Microsoft Office (Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
Total Quality (6-Sigma and Minitab)
System Modelling and Simulation (Flexsim 5 Software)
AutoCAD 2D, 3D and P&ID
Inventory Management (Barcode)
Coding and Classification (CADFind Software)
References available on request