Over Twenty-five years experience as mechanical/piping designer/coordinator. Thorough knowledge of conceptual front-end lay out, design and checking. Assembly details for grass roots, revamp, optimization, and modernization projects including cost estimating, project control, specifications, material takeoff and procurement in the Offshore, Polymer, Mining industry. Extensive field experience and project walk-through for facility expansions and revamps. Experienced in mechanical equipment, conveyors and piping arrangements to solve or improve existing unit production problems. Coordination with clients and contractors during conception, construction and start-up. Worked with Project Engineers to scope new projects, locate correct tie-ins and to locate equipment and vessels. Worked with operations personnel to incorporate daily operational needs to improve engineering design.
Cadworks 3d Modeling & Piping layout, PDS, Rebis, Autoplant, Pro-E,
Autocad, Microstation, Pro-Series, Rebis, P&ID Advantage, Flexcad, and 3D-CadPipe, PDS and PDMS Training
Houston Community College – Intermediate Autocad
Read and Write Spanish
Self Employed – Houston, Texas
Lead Piping and Mechanical Checker: Assigned to Checking of
All piping and Mechanical drawings for offshore skids and piping
Routing for constructability and process accuracy.
EXCEL ENGINEERING – Houston, Texas
Lead Piping Designer: Assigned Exterran project In Brazil. Lead Designer through-out project. Currently on checking
Apache. All Offshore projects.
04/11 – 04/12
AUDOBON ENGINEERING – Houston, Texas
Lead Piping Designer: Assigned to Pioneer project. Lead
Designer through-out project.
03/10 – 04/11
UPSTREAM ENGINEERING – Houston, Texas
Lead Piping Designer: Assigned to Afren Project . Lead Designer and field assignment In Rockport, Texas to assist
with any fit-up problems required. Used CADWorx
08/07 – 09/09
FLUOR CORPORATION – Sugarland, Texas
Piping Designer: Assigned to REC Project.
Supervisor of checkers for REC 4.0 project and field assignment
In Moses Lake, Washington to help with field problems
For 3.0 duplicate project. Used PDS
03/06 – 08/07
MUSTANG ENGINEERING – Houston, Texas
Piping Designer: Assigned to Marathon and Tesoro Alliances.
Also began first Cadworks 3-D project for Mustang.
Moved over to Tesoro Alliance where all work is currently
Being done in PDS.
08/05 – 03/06
M & H ENERGY SERVICES – Houston, Texas
Piping Designer: Assigned to hurricane disaster salvage operations in the gulf. 3-D Modeling rigs for Devon that crashed to the ocean bed. Then re-enacted the crash site on the 3-D Model with real world coordinates using an underwater ROV. This helped with the salvage operations to safely recover equipment and provide safe routes for underwater divers. Used CADWorx
04/02 – 08/05
SOLAR TURBINES – Houston, Texas
Piping Designer: Layout and design of Turbine skid units for offshore platforms and plant facilities. All design, layout and modeling was done in Rebis 3d.
06/01 – 04/02
ABB LUMMUS - Houston, Texas
Piping Designer: Assigned to Proposal and new projects department.
02/00 – 04/01
RAYTHEON/WASHINGTON GROUP – Denver, Colorado
Checker: Assigned to FMC Alliance for the Pocatello, Idaho phosphorus mining facility. Lead Checker for facility EPA compliance Phase 1 project. Initial design and equipment layout for second phase all done in 3D Cadpipe. Completed assignment in April. (AutoCAD release 2000 software)
1997 – 01/00
KVAERNER PROCESS – Houston, Texas
Piping Lead: Assigned to Alcoa projects in Jamaica, the West Indies and Point Comfort, Texas. Worked directly with Alcoa to solve design and process problems for the One Million Ton Upgrade projects including material handling equipment, conveyors. Prepared mechanical layout and detailed piping, vessel and conveying systems drawings, developed P&ID’s, estimates and material takeoff. Checked piping drawings and ISO’s, P&ID reviews, installation and fabrication dimensions, and material specification compatibility and fabrication feasibility. Assigned to the Jamaica job site to coordinate construction crews, insuring design criteria was being followed per engineering drawings. Assigned as a piping designer for the Pemex project for the offshore division. Duties included equipment location and piping layout. (AutoCad 13,14,Microstation, PDS training and PDMS training)
1997 to 1998
S & B Engineers – Houston, Texas
Sr. Pipe Designer– Assigned to Phillips project in Sweeny, Texas. Worked on site Drawing iso’s for the field and routing lines as required to finish up project.
1996 to 1997
ABRAMS TECHNICAL SERVICES – Houston, Texas
Sr. Pipe Designer– Assigned to Methanex project (Train 2 & 3) in Chile. Project was done in metric. Worked with all disciplines checking all rack drawings.
1994 to 1996
TAYLOR AND HILL, INC. – Houston, Texas
Sr. Pipe Designer – Assigned to the Albermarle Corporation. Worked with Project and Process Engineers to prepare detailed layout and piping drawings, developed P&ID’s, installation drawings, and materials of construction to improve existing unit production problems. Field verification of all existing piping and equipment and tie-in points. (Flex-cad software Release12
1990 to 1994
WYNN CONSULTANTS – Houston, Texas
Sr. Pipe/Mechanical Designer/Coordinator – Assigned to Solvay Polymers preparing plant layout and design. Responsible for consulting and assisting unit engineers in development of P&ID’s, piping and mechanical specifications, conveying systems for powdering units, demolition packages, and equipment location. (Pro-pipe software
Release 12, P&ID Advantage)
1987 to 1990
PARSONS – Houston, Texas
Pipe Designer – Responsible layout and piping and mechanical design for Cat- Cracker unit at Shell’s, Deer Park Plant. On-site maintenance and revamp projects.
(Pro-pipe software Release 12)
1986 to 1987
PUMP DESIGNS – Houston, Texas
Pipe Designer - Responsible for the design of pumps and piping systems for Petro-Chem and mud slurry duty applications including field work and shop fabrication. Experienced with machine parts and creative solutions to problems directly related to custom-build pump skids for extreme services.
1985 to 1986
INTERNATIONAL SWITCHBOARD CORPORATION – Houston, Texas
Designer – Responsible for electrical schematics and illustrations for naval projects.
1982 to 1985
C & D Consultants – Houston, Texas
Pipe Designer – Duties included piping design and layout for offshore Jack-Up Rigs and Submersibles for Exxon Co. U.S.A. Offshore
1981 to 1982
PYRAMID MANUFACTURING – Houston, Texas
Pipe Designer – Designing piping systems for land rigs, Responsible for drawing and field checking of piping systems during construction on site.
1979 to 1980
TEXAS PIPE BENDING – Houston, Texas
Pipe Drafter – Preparing spool drawings for fabrication shop. Learned to read piping plans and sections and draw isometrics.
1978 to 1979
KENTRON INTERNATIONAL – Houston, Texas
Drafter – Responsible for drawing electrical schematics and illustrations for the Space Shuttle Program.
REFERENCES: Stephen Johnson.…Supervisor Upstream Engineering: 281-***-****