NADEEM PARACHA, P.Eng.
Calgary, AB, T3K 0T4 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
To obtain a challenging position as Sr. Project Engineer / Project Engineering Manager
Highlights of Technical Skills:
A seasoned Sr. Project Engineer / Engineering Lead / Manager with over twenty-five years’ experience of Refineries, Petrochemical Complexes and Oil & Gas Projects, (including over sixteen years with SABIC & ARAMCO, Saudi Arabia). Projects with world fame EPCM Organizations & major contractors like Bantrel, AmecFW / Woods Group, WorleyParsons, SNC-Lavalin, UOP, Chiyoda-Petrostar, Technimont, and Bechtel etc.
My expertise includes Project Engineering & Project / Operations Management, Project Team Lead, Plant Operations, Process improvement, Project completion, Construction and Turnover as per schedule, Customer and Vendor relationships and strategic planning, joint venture (JV) coordination, track record of streamlining operations to strengthen competitive advantage and Facilities change management.
Extensive background in executing full Project lifecycle of EPCM projects, including Concept Development, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), Detailed Engineering Design, Construction Management, Commissioning Support and Turnover.
Participated and executed numerous projects ranging from $450M to $12B in Total Installed Cost (TIC) value.
Involved in construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, and startup of Aromatics (Paraxylene, Benzene/Toluene, Heaters, and Cyclar reactor) project worth over $1.4B.
Worked with AmecFW as Principal Project Engineer on the PMC project of KNPC CFR Project, based in Yokohama JAPAN in JGC office. Oversaw design, interfaces, and detail engineering.
Worked as the Senior Project Engineer on Suncor Voyageur Project (Total Project Cost $12B). Lead the Engineering team through design progress, HAZOP/SIL reviews, interface management and issued engineering progress reports
Worked as Area Project Engineer (ParaXylene) on SATORP (Saudi Aramco and Total Ref. & Petrochemical Project). The largest Refinery & Petrochemical project in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, with Total Project Cost of ~$9.8B. As the Team Lead of the PX Unit, I was responsible to oversee FEED and detail Engineering by Samsung Korea, provide construction updates, coordinate interface project completion, Pre-commissioning / commissioning, managed the construction schedule, and coordinated with contractors, sub-contractors.
Worked as Area Project Engineer with WorleyParsons, UAE on IDG-GASCO Habashan-5 Project. Project capacity of 1000 MMCFD of gas with the Total Project Cost $4.9B. Stationed at JGC office Yokohama, Japan. Lead the project team & performed the responsibilities in place of Engineering Manager. Managed Technical Queries, P&IDs review, and preparation of monthly & weekly reports.
Worked & experienced in managing both local & global projects include greenfield facilities, plant modifications production facilities, petrochemical complexes at Home Office, Consultants, Contractors, Sub-contractors, and 3rd parties.
Focused on execution and management of development of design, quality control, and project completion in specified schedule, reviews and verifies project Closeout/Turnover documents for completeness.
Participated in Project Execution Plan (PEP), reviewed/developed PFDs and P&IDs.
A self-motivated individual, with good interpersonal communication and organizational skills; able to deliver projects in compliance with HSE and quality requirements, as per schedule and within approved budget; team player with effective interaction within multidiscipline team environment.
Performed following major functions in client and consultant organizations:
Project Engineering & Management
Progress Reviews and Management Reporting
Facilities Planning/Engineering & Construction
Coordination with Production and Finance
Contract Scope of Work & ITB Documents
Engineering Design Reviews & Approvals
Facilities Change Management
Interface JV & Regulatory Authorities
Project SIL Reviews & HAZOP Studies
Mentoring junior Engineers & Graduate trainees
Senior Project Engineer / Lead - Consultant (Oil & Gas, Refineries & Petrochemicals) Nov 16 - till date
Senior Project Engineer /Engineering Lead. Provide consultancy services and support to EPCM, Oil & Gas, Refineries and Petrochemical complexes. Responsibilities include project engineering coordination, execution management, and project turn over and close out. Projects located locally and world wide ranging from greenfield to expansion tie’n.
Amec FW / Woods Group, London, UK May 14 - Apr 15
With AmecFW worked as Principal Project Engineer on KNPC (Kuwait National Petroleum Co) clean fuel refinery project. I was based in Yokohama, Japan at JGC office overseeing design and detail engineering by JGC.
Responsible for RFIs, detail design and project engineering coordination with ALL the disciplines, AmecFW & KNPC Kuwait office core team.
Bantrel Company, Calgary, CANADA Jul 12 – Jun 13
Worked as Senior Project Engineer, on SUNCOR Energy Voyageur DCU Project Total Project Cost ~$12B.
Lead and managed the Engineering team.
Organized and Participated HAZOP and SIL review of the new feed stock, responsible for closeout of parking lot and HAZOP action items.
Manage interface coordination, implementation of RFIs, TDNs/CDN, TQR's/PQR's, NOCs, CWP/MWPs.
Issue monthly & weekly engineering progress reports, Managing and supporting the disciplines.
Coordinate with the client, and ensure the project schedule is on track.
SATORP (Saudi-ARAMCO Total Refinery & Petrochemical) Jubail, Saudi Arabia Jul 11 - Jul 12
I was Area Project Engineer (ParaXylene) at SATORP (a joint venture project of Saudi Aramco and Total) in Jubail-2, Saudi Arabia. Total Project Cost $ 9.8B.
Team Leader of the PX Area, coordinating with Samsung to oversee Feed and Detail Engineering.
Responsible and managing construction update per schedule. Looking after the project completion.
Managed Interface coordination, oversee and management of vendor documents.
Coordinate with contractors, sub-contractors, review overdue documents, TQs, RFIs etc.
WorleyParsons, Calgary & Arabia - UAE Apr 08 – Jan 11
I worked as Project Coordinator & Area Project Engineer with WP Calgary / UAE, on Suncor Firebag-3 Wellpads & GL and IDG-GASCO Habashan-5 Project. GASCO is the largest Project with the gas production capacity of 1000 MMCFD, with Total Project Cost $4.9B.
I was stationed in JGC Project office at Yokohama, JAPAN. Lead and managed the project team, and performed the responsibilities in place of Engineering Manager.
Responsible for Technical Queries, DCAs, TBEs, P&IDs review, compliance with the NCRs and the RFIs.
Issued monthly & weekly engineering progress reports.
Managed and coordinated detailed Engineering design, preparation & review of scope P&IDs & system drawings, identification of engineering deliverables.
Lead & maintained good working relationships with the Client, project team and disciplines. Closing out the overdue documents, working and supporting the Engineering team, coordinated with the Contractors/other Client Engineering offices, project development.
Participated in developing the turnover packages/procedures with respect to the Suncor procedures.
Prepare test packages, schedule walk-downs, and coordinate with CORD (Module fabricator) and Suncor for project closeout. Prepare & review system identification.
SNC-Lavalin Calgary, Canada Sep 06 - Feb 08
As Senior Engineering Specialist with SNC Lavalin on their Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL) Secondary upgrading (SUG) joint venture (SNC-Lavalin /Snamprogetti) project.
Preparation and review of Scope of Work (SOW) verifications, review and manage technical documentation i.e. TBE’s.
Review and update of CWPs, signing off the MRB (Manufacturer Record Books) with all details for CNRL Project. Issue updated Engineering and Procurement deliverable reports with the Clients and Supplier.
Assist Project Manager with correspondence with Company, Customer & Vendor, and other organizations. Coordinate with the discipline leads and client. Updating and follow up with the Client, Vendor and Supplier for the 2-years spare parts. Lead and issue monthly & weekly progress reports.
IBN RUSHD, Petrochemical Complex (SABIC) Yanbu, Saudi Arabia Apr 97- Jun 04
As Sr. Project Engineer / Plant Superintendent, the responsibilities included:
To manage ongoing project by keeping track of daily progress and associated costs, and implementing cost-control measures to ensure projects are completed as per AFE costs.
Participated in FEED review and its associated Offsite plants, remained involved with contractor; supervised and coordinated overall planning, control and appraisal of the project; planed to adjust unanticipated changes in scope, materials, equipment delivery and cost, as defined by the approved scope.
Reviewed P&IDs and PFDs and preliminary hydraulics, equipment data sheets.
Managed and Participated in HAZOP & SIL review.
Ensured that engineering work is completed in accordance with project SHE, risk management, engineering plans.
Facilitated and managed the means of coordination of with production engineering and operations to fully define the scope of new facility and overall field developments, with other project groups for completion of the Deficiency Lists and handle final Turnovers in a timely manner.
Performed pre-commissioning and commissioning of Aromatics, PTA/CTA units, offsite utilities and flare system. Carried out performance evaluation of process equipment during commissioning and studied bottlenecks in the system.
Prepared MOC`s (Management of Changes) and work instructions initiations for de-bottle necking.
Developed the steam flushing system and procedures (project worth $2.8 M), steam flow calculation for the steam lines flushing, target plate requirements for Utilities.
P- Tech ENGG: Nov 94 – Apr 97
Manager Engineering & Services;
Reviewed/Developed P&IDs, PFDs, and Material Selection Diagrams. Performed commissioning of new units. Participated in HAZOP meetings.
Responsible for the timely transfer and control of interface design information, included technical liaison between EPC companies for developing basic and detailed designs. Worked on various de-bottleneck projects.
Worked on the development of, and problem solving in, PVC and Plastics industries.
Conducted different courses & seminars on development of Plastic Industry/Technology and Products.
PETROKEMYA; Petrochemical complex (SABIC), Jubail, Saudi Arabia Jun 86 - Jun 94
Process/Production & Operation Engineer; responsibilities were as:
Optimizing operating condition and process variables to increase the yield and production, revamp of PVC plant to improve the throughput and also on Material /Energy conservation measures. Material & mass balance to minimize the losses of PVC plant. Process engineering support for plant modifications and optimization. Erection and commissioning of the PVC Product Handling unit of PVC Expansion Project (Uhde GmbH) from the erection commissioning & till the unit startup.
Identifying equipment requiring revamps, preparation of equipment lists & equipment specifications, contact with process licensor (Uhde GmbH Germany) PVC paste expansion and technology assistance support to project engineers for cost estimation of the Expansion Project.
From July 1992 till July 1994, I was transferred to Material Warehouse to look after all the Operational and Laboratory chemicals, catalysts, lubricants, and gases etc. The entire warehouse was working with CMMS (Central Material Management System).
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) from N.E.D. University of Engineering & Technology,
Professional Engineer registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), Canada.
Life member of Pakistan Engineering Council.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND COURSES:
Completed the workshop of Project Management at Colt-WorleyParsons
Completed HYSYS & PIPESYS simulator process design
Completed the following In-house training courses at Ibn Rushd:
oBasic Management and Human Relation,
oEffective Supervision & Time Management
oFire/Safety, Health and Environment, Process Safety Management
oTotal quality Management
oEmergency Control Plan
oSafe Work Authorization and Industrial Hygiene Program
UNIVERSAL OIL PRODUCTS (U.O.P) Illinois, (USA) Completed In-House Training of the Aromatic Complex, (i.e. Cyclar, C.C. R, Tatoray, Isomer, Payrex, B-T Fractionation, Xylene etc.)
TECHNIMONT (ITALY), Eni-Chem. OTTANA Plant Practical Operational training of CTA /PTA plants in Ottana, Italy
FERTILIZER PLANT: taken part in the Operational training of different unit, Urea Synthesis, Decomposition, Recovery, and Periling Unit. Ammonia Primary reformer, Secondary Reformers, and CO2 Benfield unit., High pressure Ammonia Compressor, Syngas Compressor, Air Compressor
I am adept in using useful packages of Microsoft Office applications and proficient with HYSYS/PIPESYS, PRO-II and networking. Yokogawa DCS process simulator, Process Micro View simulators are well known to me.