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Pipe Stress Engineer

Location:
Houston, Texas, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2016

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RESUME

Higinio Pedro Palmeros

email: acw03v@r.postjobfree.com

SPECIALITY:

PIPE STRESS ENGINEER

Pipe stress engineer, authorized to work in USA, with 26 years of experience in the field of Piping Stress Analysis & Piping Engineering Design in FPSO, Offshore platform and Nuclear Plant.

Skilled in handling activities pertaining to piping layout, stress analysis, support design & engineering.

Deft in performing stress analysis of various critical systems to qualify the stress & nozzle load requirements of lines connected to equipment like Launcher, Compressor, Turbine, Heater, Centrifugal Pumps, Rotary Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Towers, Re-Boilers, Air-Coolers, Reactors and Storage Tanks, etc. Flange leakage, SRV force and WRC 107/297 calculations. Stress analysis of lines subject to load cases like weight, thermal, acceleration, displacement, wind, wave, slug and blast; Dynamic (Modal) analysis. Setting of Load case combinations.

Proficient at checking isometric and support detail drawings. Design of Special pipe supports and Steel structure support sketches. Technical specification of variable springs, constant springs, snubbers and struts. Computer Applications:

Proficient in CAESAR II and DST Pipestress (peps), knowledge of Autopipe, pipe stress analysis software.

Experience in STAAD, structural analysis software.

Knowledge of Nozzle Pro, FEMkit finite element software.

Reviewing models on PDMS and Naviswork to locate pipe supports.

Office software: Word, Excel, Powerpoint.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Jun, 2015 – Feb, 2016

Worley Parsons

Houston TX.

Principal Engineering Specialist attending pipe stress for piping systems on Steam turbine generator module of a semi-submersible offshore platform in The Appomattox Shell’s project, designed in accordance with ASME B31.1 and B31.3.

Principal Specialist Piping Engineer. Pipe stress Analysis for pipeline systems to be replaced on Offshore Platforms TP-1, TP-2, 46/51, 58/63 and Onshore Battery GOSP-5 in accordance with ASME B31.8 and B31.3 for SaudiAramco BRRI Field Development.

2008 – Feb, 2015

SBM Offshore

Houston TX.

Principal pipe stress engineer attending diverse piping systems on Turret, Gantry, Topsides, Main Deck and Hull for several FPSO’s (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel) and on offshore platforms designed in accordance with ASME B31.3 and B31.8.

Activities pertaining to piping layout, stress analysis, support design & engineering.

Pipe stress analysis of various critical systems to qualify the stress & nozzle load requirements for lines connected to equipment like Compressor, Turbine, Heater, Centrifugal Pumps, Rotary Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Towers, Reboilers, Air-Coolers, Reactors and Storage Tanks, etc.

Flange leakage and WRC 107 & 297 calculations.

Pipe stress analysis considering load cases like weight, thermal, acceleration, displacement, wind, wave, slug and blast; Dynamic (Modal) analysis.

Development of Load case combinations and interpretation of P&ID.

Checking construction drawings for piping isometrics and support details.

Design of Special pipe supports and Steel structure supports sketches.

Technical specification of variable springs, constant springs, snubbers and struts.

Preparation of final pipe stress report.

2004 – 2008

Ultra Ingeniería S. A.

Veracruz City, México.

Piping flexibility and stress analysis for Nuclear Power Plant in Laguna Verde, Mexico according to code ASME/ANSI B31.1, ASME III.

Equipment nozzle evaluations according to ASME, NEMA and HEI.

Piping analysis by computer or simplified methods considering static and dynamic loads as required.

Preparation of Q. A. final pipe stress report.

Evaluation of piping supports type NF and QA-4 (ASME/ANSI) AISC code.

Interpretation of pipe isometric drawings and P&ID. 2002 – 2004

Bufete de Ingeniería y Proyectos.

Veracruz City, Mexico.

Revision and calculation of metallic structures to support: covers and a trolley; and a cabin for x-ray tests of tubes, AISC code.

Fatigue calculation and revision of tube hydrostatic tester and a clip joint to inspect tubes, ASME code using FEA.

Stress analysis of 24” cooling system pipe for tube manufacture in TAMSA- Techint factory.

1998 – 2002

Construcciones Marítimas mexicana S. A. (Grupo PROTEXA) Cd. del Carmen, Mexico.

Process piping stress analysis and flexibility for PEMEX offshore platforms in Cantarell project (EPC-2), stages of design and as built, ASME B31.3 code and API-RP-14E.

Nozzle load evaluation in equipment as turbines, compressors, pumps, containers, tanks, etc., according to API-610, API-617, API-661, NEMA SM-23, HEI.

Pipe thickness calculation by internal pressure criteria according to ANSI/ASME B31.3 code.

Pipe support analysis in accordance with AISC.

Interpretation of pipe isometric drawings, diagrams and components, accessories and fittings.

1990 – 1998

Ultra Ingeniería S. A.

Veracruz City, México.

Piping flexibility and stress analysis in Nuclear Power Plant at Laguna Verde Mexico, according to codes ASME/ANSI B31.1, ASME III.

Equipment nozzle evaluation in accordance with ASME, NEMA and HEI codes.

Analysis of piping supports type NF and QA-4 (ASME/ANSI), AISC code.

Interpretation of pipe isometric drawings and P&ID. 1988 – 1989

Astilleros Unidos de Veracruz S. A.

Veracruz City, Mexico.

Analyst of engineering specifications for the equipment of tanker ship “New PEMEX IV”.

Pursuit of acquisitions of imported equipment parts for the tanker ship. 1985 – 1988

Sistemas S. A.

Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant, México.

Piping flexibility analyst for instrument tubing by chart method in Reactor, Radwaste and Turbo generator buildings.

Revision and calculation of instrument tubing supports using computer software for 3D structures.

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES:

1976 – 1980

Facultad de Ingenieria Naval, Universidad Veracruzana.

Engineer's degree, BS in Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering. 1986 – 1989

Instituto de Ingenieria, Universidad Veracruzana.

MS in Structural Engineering.



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