ONYINYECHI CHARLES CHUKWU
407-***-**** email@example.com Stafford, TX 77477 linkedin.com/in/onyinyechi-charles-chukwu Corrosion Manufacturing Engineer
Accomplishment focused NACE CIP 3; CP 2 and Corrosion Technologist engineer with extensive experience in atmospheric / underground coatings, Passive Fire Protection, Insulation; Cathodic protection designs / surveys across water, telecommunications, onshore / offshore oil and gas industries. Results oriented with strong ability to effectively communicate with labor, technology, executives and business audiences. Areas of Expertise:
Atmospheric / Underground Coatings
Project Planning / Estimates
Leadership and Management
Lean Manufacturing Processes
Cathodic Protection Design / Surveys
Process Engineering / QA management
SES / Auto-cad Navisworks 3D / Solidworks
General Electric Oil and Gas, Schertz, TX 2016 – Present Senior Manufacturing Corrosion Engineer
Revamped corrosion lean manufacturing processes and led action work outs to improve production capabilities resulting in cost savings of over $100 million through.
Design modification(s) of engineering P&ID’s, red-lines of Isometric drawing via Oracle Primavera, Autodesk Navisworks platforms and communicated to shop floor. Captured lessons learned for existing and future projects.
Significantly improved manufacturing methods capabilities; work sequences/process routing; procured Cap Ex or Op Ex tools & equipment upgrades for yield time. Initiates MOC's for process optimization.
Effectively drive manufacturing continuous improvement processes, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis(FMEA) Six Sigma tools for operations cost benefits, corrective/preventive actions. Monitored Key Performance Indicators & metrics.
Create full set of shop operation procedures; work instructions, tollgate processes to reduce defect escapes from incomplete work (80% reduction).
Scheduled audits, established quality best practices resulting in 75% cycle time reduction & non-conformances.
Establish training requirements, work instructions and conducted training of operators for efficiency.
Develop site product preservation program to safeguard equipment from degradation due to environmental factors.
Collaborate and works closely with HSE to develop safety practices which reduced incidences from 9 in 6 months to 0 in a year. Coordinates manufacturing with others resources/department to share and leverage best practices. Allied Corrosion Industries, Marietta, GA 2016 - 2016 Senior Corrosion Engineer
Enhanced design team of 6 engineers and 10 field technicians for complete AC Mitigation Interference modeling analysis, evaluation & material specifications of approximately 480 miles of 36” Sabal Trail Transmission flowing through Alexander City, Alabama to Kissimmee, Florida-a joint venture of Spectra Energy Partners LP, NextEra Energy Inc., and Duke Energy Corporation.
Proficient with Safe Engineering Services (SES) software for design modeling and analysis. Calculated step and touch potential voltage readings, coating stress voltages, decoupler flow through current. Created reports, graphs, drawings., bill of materials and cost estimates.
Reviewed pipeline and power lines data adjacent or parallel to high voltage power lines. Identified specific above ground pipeline appurtenances like Main Lines Valves (MLV), Test stations, casing vents, rectifiers, pig traps, compressor/meter stations, soil resistivity measurement, external/internal Direct Assessment Pipeline Integrity Management surveys.
Business Technical Services LLC, Cincinnati, OH 2013 - 2016 Quality Assurance / Control Manager
Full management responsibility of BTS corrosion services. Highlights included design, construction and implementation of Quality Management systems/procedures for pipeline companies in Mid-West area. Elevated BTS sales up to additional $8M.
Executed daily management of field coating, materials selection; developed corrosion specifications; project estimates; performance monitoring; risk-based inspection; expert witness. Evaluated Operator Qualification (OQ).
Reviewed cathodic protection remedial plans (ECDA / ICDA surveys, AC mitigation, electrical isolation, HCA mapping with GPS / GIS, In Line Inspection, Hydro static testing; CP data management, construction techniques via American Innovations PCS software.
Nivafer Steel Construction Coy Ltd, Lagos. Nigeria 2012 – 2013 Coating/Painting Engineer
Delivered coating estimates, application procedures, handling/storage. Managed daily quality control records both destructive/non-destructive testing. Read blueprints, data, and manuals to determine specifications, inspection, testing procedures, adjustment methods required for ambient conditions Inspection Test plans/reports.
Promoted compliance with MSDS and products Technical data sheets.
Ensured proper and detailed environmental testings were conducted before and during surface preparation, coating application, curing, storage.
Documented and enforced all projects inspections test plan/ report s in accordance to specifications. Tenaris PCN Ltd, Port-Harcourt, Nigeria 2010 -2012 Maintenance Reliability Engineer
Managed and assigned installation, maintenance and repair activities for all coating and site facility machinery.
Managed maintenance records and ensured timely schedule and predictive maintenance programs.
Drove asset care through productive maintenance strategies. Planned proper execution and documentation of repairs, preventive maintenance activities and equipment calibration. Consulted with managers, supervisors, safety personnel to plan and implement maintenance projects and proposed management of change.
Supported technicians training(s) evaluation matrix for productivity optimization. M-P Infrastructure Plc, Lagos. Nigeria 2008 - 2010 Regional Field Operations Manager
Managed over 100 turnkey site construction activities with a team of 10 sub-contractors in South East Nigeria.
Coordinated warehousing and delivery of technology infrastructures (i.e towers and accessories, shelters including reticulation kits, generators, microwave, antenna, ground beds-earth components, DC power.
Conducted tower certifications, inspections, loads bearing calculations, erections and installations. Interkel Networks Ltd, Lagos. Nigeria 2005 - 2007
Field Project Engineer
Provided on-site engineering support for sub-contractors and coordinated logistics and on time delivery of materials and equipment to various construction sites. Ensured quality delivery of sub-contractors project targets.
Managed on site relationship with clients, host communities, contractors, regulatory and government agencies.
Promoted safety awareness and verified that construction matches stipulated as- built drawings.
First engineer to deliver a site in 28 days, which gave the company a desirable reputation in the industry. Education
Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (BEEE) University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course (AUCSC) -Cathodic Protection West Virginia University, Morgan town, WV
NACE Coating Inspector Level 3 Certified (CIP 3 # -34429) NACE Cathodic Protection Technician (CP 2- # 65940) NACE Corrosion Technologist # 65940
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) - 40-Hour OSHA 30 Hour Course
Cathodic Protection Systems Design
Coating inspection and testings
SES / Autocad Navisworks 3D / Solidworks / Office Suites