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Engineer Mechanical

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

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AHMAD TERMEH

Qualification

Innovative, results driven Mechanical Engineer with valuable experience in various professional sectors including, Engineering in Oil and Gas, Petrochemical, Energy, and Steel industries. Credited with successfully facilitating multiple projects throughout various steps of completion including, conceptual, Pre-FEED, FEED, detail engineering, construction, and commissioning. Particularly experienced in rotating machinery engineering. Experienced in trouble shooting, repair, Inspection Test and Preventive Maintenance (ITPM), CMMS, and Condition Monitoring. Outstanding leadership and people management capabilities as well as analytical skills. Top performer, focused on leadership and strategic planning, quickly defining priorities and working collaboratively to achieve goals. Demonstrating a diverse array of project management competencies with a willingness to learn. Possessing working knowledge of API, ASME, HI, PIP, NFPA, ASTM, and ISO standards. Actively seeking an Engineering position with a forward moving organization where hard-work and innovation are rewarded with advancement and challenge.

Education & Licenses

Isfahan University of Technology, Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering

Licenses - Professional Engineer License – Expected 2016, Certification of Engineer in Training

Affiliations – HI Industry Partner, ASME

Area of Expertise

Equipment Knowledge, Workflow Optimization, Systems Analysis/Repair, Regulatory Compliance, Engineering/Design Processes, Process Improvement, AutoCAD, NISA, Smart Plant 3D, Pump Sizing Softwares, Omnitrend, Microsoft Office Suite

Professional Experience

FLUOR 03/2012 - 05/2016 Senior Design Engineer, Rotating and Packaged Equipment Responsible Engineer

Responsible for turbo expander-compressors, blower, diesel engine generator, turbine, API-ASME-fire water-mag drive-vertical cooling water-sump-rotary pumps, API seal systems, crane and the associated rigging study:

Rotating equipment, driver, mechanical seal selection, sizing and configuration.

Preparation of engineering documentation such as project technical specifications, data sheets, inquiry packages per API 610,614,617,674,682,686,NFPA 20,110, and client specifications.

Designing cooling tower pumps sump intake arrangement per HI 9.8 that verified by model study.

Technical bid evaluation, vendor liaison, and post order vendor document review.

Review of rotating equipment performance curves, evaluation of lateral and torsional rotodynamic analysis. Design calculation checking including seal heat generation, lifting lugs, safety valve, and vessel.

Review of vendor test procedures including hydrostatic and leak tests, balancing, mechanical and performance tests, review and verification of the IOM (Installation, Operation, Maintenance Manual) and test results to ensure contractual and code compliance, including but not limited to review of as tested performance curves, vibration recordings and bode plots and test logs (lube oil/water inlet, outlet temperatures, bearing pad temperatures, etc.).

Material selection diagram, constructability, and maintainability review of documents.

Modeling pumps, compressors, steam turbine, seal gas panel.

Coordination between engineering disciplines, vendors and client, driving company internal execution. Overseeing execution of the job within the Fluor Global Execution Center (Manila).

Engineering support to field, including trouble shooting during installation and start up.

Participating in plant modular design model, LOPA, and HAZOP review meetings, reviewing PFDs, P&IDs, control philosophy, and isometrics to assure integration of equipment requirements.

GSI 01/2008 – 08/ 2011 Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, Rotating and Packaged Equipment Responsible Engineer

Conducting preliminary equipment sizing and verification of engineering calculations, preparation of engineering documentation and inspection and test plan (ITP), maintaining an active role in piping and instrumentation diagrams review meetings, shop inspection and tests, including but not limited to hydrostatic and leak tests, performance and mechanical run tests, balancing tests.

Acting as engineering support to field personnel during construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning, and start up while regularly providing engineering support for the marketing department which included proposal input, cost estimation, input to engineering workforce (man-hours), and resource estimation.

GRICO 09/2003 – 01/2008 Mechanical Engineer, Rotating and Packaged Equipment

Responsible Engineer for rotating and packaged equipment such as pump, compressor, electromotor, turbine, fan, blower, hydraulic/pneumatic element, gearbox, chemical injection, centrifuge, conveyor, and crane. The scope of responsibilities included:

Participating in machinery equipment preliminary selection to meet process head, flow, density, temperature, pressure, viscosity, etc. Providing engineering solutions for quality improvement and cost saving in equipment selection, manufacturing, purchasing, sourcing, and construction.

Preparation of engineering documentation, technical specifications, data sheets, ITP, RFQ, performing technical bid evaluation on vendor quotes and facilitating vendor document review while supervising fabrication.

Rose Industry (Chemical and Synthetic PP Fiber Manufacturer) 11/2001 – 09/2003 Mechanical Engineer – Field Maintenance Supervisor

Expansion and optimization projects mechanical engineer, installation, reliability improvement, condition monitoring, repair and maintenance of equipment in polymer production plant including: air compressor package (twin screw), reciprocating and centrifugal and gear pumps, bearings, mechanical seals, couplings, gearboxes, spinning machine centrifugal fan, conveyers, feeders, extrusion, molding equipment,, electrical power distribution, control systems, boiler, heat exchanger, water softener, cooling tower, valves, agitator, hydraulic, HVAC, and mobile equipment included:

Coordinating with operation to identify zones for reliability and safety improvements, developing corresponding action plan and mechanical integrity.

Review and analysis of vibration data and operational/maintenance reports, presenting solutions, and supervising troubleshooting procedures.

Participating in RCA for roller issues, resulted in resolving main failure mode (galvanic corrosion).

Coordinating modifications, including: performing calculations, recommendation for design and selection of raw materials and surface hardening, tolerance, stack-up analysis and recommendation to modify standard fits, preparation of general arrangement drawing, finalizing detail design and assembly drawings, released instruction and BOM to manufacturing, vendor bid evaluation, supplier design document approval and inspection test records, fabrication inspection, scheduling review, foundation verification, installation inspection, punch list review, and witnessed start-up.

BIPC (Petrochemical) 08/1997 – 10/2001 Reliability Engineer-Condition Monitoring Engineer

Responsibilities: Condition monitoring (CM) and reliability analysis of the utility(Air separation, Air Compression, Gas Turbine Generators, and Steam Generation) and process units of Bandar Imam Petrochemical Co. for rotating and packaged equipment, included:

Preparation of CM sketches, job plan, and severity level alert and danger definition.

Predicting equipment condition (PDM) based on velocity and acceleration overall amplitude value trend by categorizing the health condition of the equipment as good, fair, and rough.

Implementing label definition, data collection (vibration, temperature, etc.), oil sampling from various packages (pumps, compressors, gas turbines, transformers…)

Interpreting vibration spectra as vibration diagnosis for detecting damages using First Fourier Transformer (FFT) vibration analyzer, and oil analysis.

Generating reports with corrective action, recommending improvements, upgrade or repair, coordination for alignment and balancing of rotating equipment.

Providing technical support for selection of mechanical equipment and its accessories based on reliability improvements.

Focal point for coordination of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) design and implementation throughout utility and power plant units, including maintenance plans to improve reliability and reduction of unexpected shut down.

Preparation of documents such as data sheets, attributes, specifications, maintenance service sheet for preventive maintenance and overhaul and lubrication, maintenance job plan-schedule, crew and material and tools, troubleshooting guide, opportunity maintenance, inventory (spare part), technical archive, Microsoft Project (MSP) and human resource interfaces.

Analyzing the reports: MTBF, MTTR, availability, FMEA, cost, failure, delay, and resources.

Training and Development

Basic Trainings by Fluor Subject Matter Experts/Fluor University (2013-2015) including:

- Pumps I, II, Compressors, Welding, Material selection I, II, Cathodic protection, NDE, Fired heater, Instrumentation, Painting and insulation, Vessel I, II, API storage tanks, Shell and tube heat exchanger, Filtration, Agitation, Smart Plant 3D (SP3D) software, Dow Gulfstream project Cost Competitive Execution (CCE), Sasol project pulse (HSE) training.

- Fluor Mechanical Department Training Committee Member

Training /Presentations (Above 200 hours) by Suppliers (2012-2016) including but not limited to:

- Compressors, steam, and gas turbine selection by Siemens.

- Centrifugal compressors by Elliott, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

- Dry screw compressors by Man Turbo.

- Reciprocating Compressor by Neuman & Esser.

- API 682 4th Edition annexes review for pump mechanical seal selection by Flowserve.

- Pumps and compressors mechanical seal school by Eagle Burgmann.

- Choose the right pump for the application webinar by Grundfos.

- API 676 Gear Pumps by Desmi Incorporation and Netzsch.

- NFPA 20 pumps by Eureka pumps Americas Incorporation.

- API 614 lube oil console by Cobe and Surface Pumping Systems by GE.

- API 685 canned motor and cryogenic pumps by Lewa-Nikkiso and Teikoku USA.

- API 674 reciprocating pumps FMC Technologies and Hammelmann high pressure.

- Pumps sizing software by Sulzer.

- Magnet drive pump by Klaus Union.

- WEG Electric VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) for pumping systems by HI.

- Oil mist systems by Total lubrication management-Colfax handling.

- Pump selection, sizing and wet well design for waste and storm water, sanitary systems by Xylem.

- Liquiflo gear pumps and Grundfos dosing pumps by Progressive pumps corporation.

- Centrifugal pumps (regenerative – centrifugal) by Roth pump company.

- Canned motor sealless pumps by Hermetic pumps.

- Fire water pumps by Phoenix Pump, Flow-Tech Industries, and Ruhrpumpen.

- API pumps applications by SPX and HP plus pumps by DXP.

- Machinery grouting systems by ITW engineered polymers and chockfast.

- Vertical circulating pumps by Goulds.

- Process, lubricating, and metering pumps by Tuthill.

- Progressive cavity pumps by Seepex and dry screw vacuum pumps by Busch USA.

- Liquid ring vacuum pumps and compressors operation and sizing by Dekker vacuum.

- Slurry pumps by Ensival Moret.

ASME / Vibration Institute (2013-2016):

- ASME - Gas turbine, South Texas Section monthly presentations.

- Vibration institute, Houston Chapter monthly presentations.



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