Senior Mechanical/Process Engineer /Manager, P.E. R.E.P., CAPM
Highly qualified as a Principal Facilities Engineer, as well as a Project Manager and Project Engineer. Strong experience in the supervision of multi-disciplined teams consisting of 2-25 engineers, designers, and CADD support personnel. Good communication skills and ability to be diplomatic and persuasive. Able to work with culturally diverse group of technical individuals.
Expertise in Process and Mechanical Engineering, Project Management, Project Engineering, and Supervision of multi-discipline engineers, designers, and CADD support personnel. Process design and Front End Engineering Design (FEED) Detailed design for major projects in the LNG, Oil and Gas, Refining, Power, and Petrochemical Industries. Operation Mechanical Process Facilities Engineering for major and minor equipment. Rotating Equipment Evaluation, specifications and Procurement. Project sizes $200MM to $5,000,000,000.
Demonstrated abilities to perform work within time allowed and conform to project budgets. Use project management skills to “create order out of chaos.”
Key Words: Mechanical/Process Facilities, Pre feed packages. P&ID, data sheets, line sizing, Hysys, Flarenet, relief valves, API 520, 521, 526, ASME Division 1 and 2, API 2000, 650, 618; API 14C, 14 E, onshore, offshore, Top sides, Greenfield, Brownfield, Primavera P6, Microsoft Projects
Education and Training
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Missouri, Columbia
MBA Management, University of Missouri, Columbia
Water treatment/wastewater Treatment School, Eckenfelder Consultants
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Refinery Training
Sub-sea Facilities Development Training - Oceaneering International
British Gas (BG) Third Party Auditor for Safety Systems and Hazop/Hazid, API 14C Compliance
2012-2015 Principal CB&I Oil and Gas Division (LNG and Ethylene), Houston, Texas
Exxon Mobil Ethylene Plant, Baytown, TX. Pre-feed and Feed per Lummus Technology.
Freeport LNG –lead Process Engineer for Pretreatment and Warm areas, dehydration, HG removal, amine, molecular sieves, NGL extraction, refrigeration systems
Mozambique LNG-Principal Engineer (OSBL) for detailed design greenfield facility for treatment of Offshore gas with MEG, methanol, Off-sites and utilities, water, land fill design and leachate treatment, incineration, and sludge handling. Permanent camp housing, Sea water treatment utilizing reverse osmosis and demineralization. Marine terminal and jetty. Saved $1,000,000 in capital cost by integrating waste MEG and Landfill leachate treatment.
Cameron LNG- supporting LNG Liquefication (Cold Section).
Sizing of Flare headers and evaluation and sizing of Relief Valves per API 520, 521, and 536. Hot oil systems, power generation using gas turbines GE Frame 9.
2009 - 2012 Foster Wheeler Upstream/Audubon Engineers, Houston, Texas
Senior Mechanical/ Process Facilities Engineer Offshore, midstream, and Pipelines
Experience in planning and executing major capital projects. Cardon IV offshore and Eagleford, Shale Production. Prepared schedules using Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
Particular emphasis placed on Design, fabrication and Interface, as member of multi-functional team on a major capital projects from FEED phase onwards. Offshore topsides, subsea and midstream.
Experience as a site rep in an engineering office or fab site, working multi-discipline interfaces. Oversite support to installation contractors. Long lead equipment vendor management in shop and office.
2006 - 2009 Fluor, Houston, Texas
Principal Process Engineer
Responsible for the Process Feed Packages for Chevron Nigeria LLC, Escravos 3B offshore Platform (Meren Production Platform). Saved $1,000,000 of rework on flare system.
Handled Mechanical/Process specifications for Platform gas compressors, gas turbines, and all major topside facilities.
Developed flare sizing and PSV sizing per API 520/521 for 64 P&ID’s.
Lead Off-sites Battery Limits (OSBL) Engineer in the 6 month delayed restart of detailed design Phase of Conoco Wood River Refinery expansion Project. $4 Billion CapEX.
Supported mechanical disciplines in development of RFQ packages for pumps, Compressors, and development of molten sulfur storage tank specifications for tank and steam coils.
Off sites and Utilities engineer on new expansion of new elevated flare, relief systems and utilities, for Wood River Consolidation of 3 refineries that were interconnected.
Engineering was completed per the client’s original schedule.
of tanks to new product service.
$4,000,000,000 total installed cost. Saved $1,000,000, and expedited in service date for client by proposing upgrades to existing Crude tanks rather than purchasing and erection of new storage.
2004 - 2006 Ditron Consultants, Houston, Texas
Mechanical Process Facilities Engineer
Provided construction-prestart-up engineering support to Sempra LNG receiving terminal, Cameron, Louisiana.
Principal Mechanical Process Engineer for Dupont Gulf Coast Alliance (JBEK). Engineering support for plastics, and fertilizer plants. New plant design for Chinese Polyethylene facility.
Aker Kvaerner Process Systems. Provided design, specifications and procurement of proprietary technology skids to be installed based on Aker Norway Membrane technology.
Project Manager for Westlake’s Chemical, Lake Charles, Louisiana, Polyethylene, ethylene, and Styrene expansions.
2003 - 2004 Halliburton/KBR Government Services, Houston, Texas and Iraq
Army Corp of Engineers government contract titled “RESTORE IRAQI OIL” (Project RIO.) KBR’s current task orders were to access damages, design, purchase, and install and repair processing equipment and facilities necessary to restore Iraq’s oil and gas production, which was destroyed and looted during Iraq war.
2001 - 2004 Pegasus International & Alliance Engineering, Houston, Texas
Facilities/Project/Mechanical Owner’s Engineer
Iroquois Gas Transmission Sub -sea Isolation Valve Installation in Eastchester, New York.
Project included Sub Sea Isolation Valves (SSIV), actuator, and procurement of an Articulated Buoy, which contains HPU, telecommunication and umbilical’s.
Saved project $1,500,000 and 3 months on construction schedule for underwater laying of 24 inch, 1800 psig, and 450MMSCFD natural gas pipeline.
1998 - 2001 Enron Capital and Trading, Houston, Texas & San Francisco California
Lead Mechanical Process Engineer, Environmental Licensing (Pittsburg Energy and Tejon Ranch)
Required licensing a 500 MW/1000MW combined cycle cogeneration plants submitted to the California Energy Commission. Enron received 1st and 2nd AFC approvals.
The Application for Certification (AFC) is the comprehensive engineering and environmental assessment permits application submitted prior to Construction approval.
Responsibilities included selection of major equipment-gas turbines, steam turbines, HRSG and SCR, Gas Compression, and Pipelines.
Earlier History Texas Eastern, Tenneco Oil, Amoco Oil Company, Bechtel.
Served as: Project and operations engineering design, economics, and gas plant operational engineer for pipeline and NGL Pipeline and fractionation facilities.