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Mechanical Engineer Project Manager

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
October 15, 2016

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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Senior Project Manager

Senior Mechanical Designer

Professional Engineer Ontario License 100047714

**** ****** **. ***********, *******, L5K 1M1 Canada

Tel. +1-647-***-**** e-mail:


1.Senior Project Manager experienced on EPC Project Management, engineering, design, schedule, estimates, fabrication, construction, commissioning of mining, steel and cement industry projects.

2.Senior Mechanical Engineer. Prepare technical reports, bids and bid evaluation, technical & commercial offers, engineering procedures, design criteria, equipment specifications, Calculations, drawing standards, disciplines workshare set-up.

3.Senior Mechanical designer. Prepare layouts, GA's and detailed engineering. Completely confident with 3D& 2D AutoCAD 2015, Microstation V8i or 3D Triforma. I also work with PDMS, Smartplant, Autoplant 3D & Navisworks. Proficient with Solidworks and Inventor.

4.Material Handling Wide Experience: Belt conveyors design, bucket elevators, feeders, bins & hoppers, screw conveyors, diverter gates. Confident with Sidewinder for conveyor calculation.

5.Knowledge on raw material handling, preblending beds, stackers and reclaimers for free flowing or sticky materials under extreme cold weather conditions. Bin geometry design to avoid rat-holing or interlocking. Mass flow, funnel flow or expanded flow.

6.Knowledge and experience in hydraulic and pneumatic circuits and PLCs automation as well as manufacturing processes, welding, machining tools, plate work and steel structure fabrication.

7.Familiar with Canadian and American Standards. ISO 9000 standards. Euronorms. DIN standards. Colombian ICONTEC norms.


DS Handling Systems LTD. 595 Riddel Rd. Orangeville, ON L9W 4Z5 tel. 519-***-****

Senior Design Engineer PERIOD: 01/2016 – Currently

Prepare general and detail design for several pieces of equipment in a conveyor manufacturing company for distribution center in the logistic sector. The projects I have prepared so far:

Portable conveyor for Denso company. Lineshaft motorized conveyor. Drawings in AutoCAD

4 roller section of conveyor for OLG Ontario, used in the line of repair slot machines. Drawings in AutoCAD

(12) Vertical lift for a distribution center in Vancouver for the company Winers. Motorized with roller chain, fully automatic.

Working elevating mobile platform completely automated

Turntable for automotive part Robot pick-up.

HeidelbergCement HTC-Global Engineering (Rohrbach Strasse 95, Leimen, 69181, Germany) tel. +49-622*-***-*****

Project Manager- Material Handling Design PERIOD: 05/2015 – 11/2015

Consultancy and project Management at Heidelberg Cement Technology Center GmbH

Project High Level review of the Raw Material concepts within the HeidelbergCement Group for existing and future cement plants.

Preparation of design criteria and general specifications for Material handling equipment.

Writing document for Raw Material Preparation on the Cement Industry. Stackers, Reclaimers, Preblending beds. Raw materials dosing & correctives bins and feeders design, especially for very sticky materials and climates under frozen conditions.

Plant visits and report preparation for improvement of material handling design of existing cement plants. Implementing solutions.

Lycopodium (5060 Spectrum Way, Mississauga, Ontario L4W5N5 Canada)

Senior Mechanical Designer PERIOD: 03/2015 -05/2015

Short assignment for 3D model layout design for the tailings filter press area working with Microstation 3D triforma for Red Eagle Gold Mine Santa Rosa project in Medellín, Colombia.

LMH Engineering Ltd. (106-2465 Cawthra Rd., Mississauga, Canada) tel.905-***-****

Senior Mechanical Engineer - Contract PERIOD: 07/2014 -03/2015

Estimation of steel structure for large span domes, Canada. Contact with suppliers and fabricators for prices, specifications and fabrication procedures of a 100m diameter dome.

Engineering & shop drawings revision, quantities and procurement CAD correction mark-ups.

WORLEY PARSONS (7100 West Credit Avenue, Mississauga, Canada) tel.905-***-****

Senior Mechanical Lead Designer Period: 02/2012 -07/2014

Kami Iron Ore Project: Lead Design for this EPCM project

Setting up and development of the overall 3D model for the Iron Ore Beneficiation Plant 8 Mio ton/year in Labrador, Canada.

General Arrangement and Detail design drawings from the 3D model.

Participate in meetings with client to follow up the overall project development.

Responsible for the plant layout and coordination among different disciplines to integrate the 3D model among Worleyparsons offices in Beijing, Calgary, Vancouver and St. Johns.

Man-hours estimate and drawings number for the Mechanical and Layout discipline.

Perform studies and implement new design ideas or changes of scope within the project.

Black Iron - Project: Shymanivske Project Feasibility Study

Follow up of the 3D available model and revision. Extract GA drawings with latest information.

Preliminary Layout of Load out Area for the new Iron Ore plant.

Preliminary Belt conveyor calculation using Sidewinder for several conveyors up to 12000t/h.

Equipment 3D modelling with Autoplant. Including piping routing, main support and valves.

SNC-LAVALIN (345 Carlingview drive, tel 416-***-**** ext 4984 Toronto, On, M9W 6N9, Canada).

Mechanical Senior Designer Period: 01/2011-02/2012

Agrium Vault Project (Potash Project) JVAULT, Agrium Vanscoy, Saskatchewan,Canada

Senior Mechanical Designer for Dust Collection System for the Agrium Vault Project.

Blow back pneumatic conveying transport design (Dilute Phase). Calculation and drawings.

Raw material Belt conveyor vendor drawings checking, marking up and follow up.

Chute work detail drawings preparation. Compaction Feed bin design.

Vibrating feeder layout drawing preparation and detail design.

AMEC AMERICAS LTD. (746 Winston park Drive Suite 7000 Tel 905-***-**** ext 2118 Oakville, On, L6H 6X7, Canada).

Mechanical Area Lead Designer Period: 09/2009 -01 2011

Rocanville West Expansion Project, Potash Corporation, Saskatchewan, Canada

Lead designer for preparation of mechanical GA's on the Rocanville West Expansion Project for area 621 Material Handling and Storage of the Raw Ore.

Design and optimize layouts and the 3D model update. 2D GA’s drawings extraction.

Preparing GA's for tender process of the conveyors and related equipment, calculations design data sheets and mech. specifications as well as attending meetings with client representatives.

Mechanical Senior Designer Period: 04/2008 -09/2009

Preparation of GA’s for LAFARGE new kiln cement line Joppa Expansion Project, Illinois.USA

Lead designer for the above mentioned project.

Other activities such as checking drawings, preparing specifications and data sheets for equipment, review of belt conveyors calculations, bid evaluation reports preparation and support of equipment procurement team, attending meetings with client representatives.

CONSULTEC LTD. (General Manager: P. Eng. Alex Ochrim tel 416-***-****)

(Toronto, Canada).

Mechanical Senior Designer Period: 08/2007 -04/2008

Preparation of layouts proposals and GA's for Argos Group cement plants in Colombia Cementos Caribe, Cartagena (Colombus Project), Cementos RioClaro, (Orion Project).


(Holcim Romania) CIMENT CAMPULUNG S.A. (Mngr. Ramiro Velasco tel 628*********)

Mechanical Project Manager Period: 09/2005 -06/2007

Working in the concept development of the new cement line 4000 t /day (Muscel Project) (CAPEX 93 Million Euro)

Holding definition meetings with the possible main suppliers.

Preparing tender documents and evaluating them and finalizing main supplier contract.

Carrying out an integrated limestone pre-blending project for Cement Campulung.

Following up and revision of the main engineering released for construction.

Leading the mechanical team project. Supervising equipment fabrication and erection, quality assurance & control, schedule and budget following up.

Leading other projects for raw material transport & storage. Limestone Crusher Upgrading.

Holcim (Cementos Cienfuegos S.A. Cienfuegos), Cuba

Fabrication Superintendent Period: 07/2002 -05/2004

Performing contracts with local and overseas fabricators for 5.400 tons (8.4 Mio USD) of equipment and steel structure for Front beach II project in Cementos Cienfuegos S.A.

Following up the engineering drawings delivery and checking them out.

Lead of Supervision team for the above fabrication and erection, quality assurance & control.

Responsible for the painting of a new and existing steel structure and equipment.

Procurement of materials for the fabrication, budget performing and following up.

Hosting Partnering sessions with suppliers, project managers, and engineering firms.

Project Manager Period: 06/2001 -06/2002

Designing coordination and following up for the rehabilitation project for the line #1.

Following up for the local and overseas equipment fabrication contracts and budget.

Contracts performing and technical support.

Supervising of safe demolition of the existing plan and preheater structure. Risk analysis.

Holcim Group Support Canada Ltd. (formerly Holderbank Engineering Canada Ltd.)

2310 Lakeshore Road West Mississauga, Ontario, L5J1K2 Canada.

Mechanical designer Period: 06/2000 -06/2001

Preparation of layouts and detailed engineering for several cement plants projects.

Design and general arrangements for the homogenizing silos, raw materials building for the cement grinding and cement mill building for Ramos Arizpe II project in Mexico.

INDUTECNICA BOYACA LTD. Calle 19 #10-58 Sogamoso, Boyacá, Colombia

General Manager Period: 07/95 - 09/99

Direction of the administrative, marketing and sales areas in a steel structure fabrication and equipment manufacturing company especially for the steel, cement and mining industry.

Financial and logistic resources programming.

Planning, making and performing services and construction contracts. Main clients: Cementos Boyacá S.A, Cementos Paz del Rio S.A, Acerías Paz del Rio S.A, Fosfatos de Boyacá, Hornasa, Laminados Andinos, Fábrica de Puntillas el Caballo.

Legal representative activities.

Technical Director Period: 04/93 - 06/95

Quotation preparation for industrial problem solutions.

Small and medium size projects execution, for the above mentioned clients.

Performing programmed maintenance and overhaul campaigns in the Cement plants of Boyacá and CPR, in Acerías Paz del Rio steel plant and Fosfatos de Boyacá fertilizer plant.

Nuisance dust collectors manufacturing.

Sales of pneumatic products and PLC's for industrial automation and welding electrodes.

Fosfatos Boyaca - Fertilizer Plant Project: Design and manufacturing of equipment for production of phosphate fertilizers including, reactor, granulator, dryer, bag filters, desulfurizer and all material handling equipment for the balance of the plant.

Cementos Boyaca - New Cement Packing Line Project: Erection of a new Ventomatic cement packing line including the assembly of two rotary packing machines, 4 bucket elevators, 4 bins, 2 dust collectors, set of dedusting ducts and one palletizer, and fabrication & erection of 300 tons of steel structure for the building.


Planta, Nobsa, Boyacá, Colombia. (Tel. 57-87-703281)

Maintenance department Engineer Period: 01/90 - 03/93

Maintenance engineer performing routine of preventive a corrective maintenance for the cement plant equipment. Including predictive program and vibrations analysis.

Prepare and carrying out maintenance program for the fleet of off-road equipment for the quarry operation.

Preparing annual budget and schedule for the maintenance.

Management of supervisors and maintenance staff.

Report issuing related with the equipment operation, cost and status.

Projects mechanical engineer Period: 11/89 - 01/90

Auditory in a Cement mill installation project.

Design and supervision of manufacturing and installation of belt conveyors, bucket elevators and screw conveyors in several places of the plant.



MBA at Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá. Colombia. 2004-2005


Industrial Pollution Control Engineering.

Japanese International Co-operation Agency. JICA. Kitakyushu, Japan 1997.


Universidad Industrial de Santander.

Bucaramanga. Colombia. Bachelor's Degree: Mechanical Engineering.


Spanish: Native language.

English: Spoken and written fluently.

French: Functional (Understand, read, and speak). German Basic

Romanian: Spoken and written.


Advanced Word, Excel, Power Point, MS project, Access, Navisworks, others.

AutoCAD any release, Microstation2D, 3D, Triforma, PDMS 3D and 2D, Autoplant, Solidworks, Smartplant, Inventor.

Sidewinder for belt conveyors design


Inventory and purchasing administration control. JD Edwards. 20 hours.

Marketing and sales. 30 hours. Fundación Antonio Puerto.

Communication skills, Time management, Human resources management and Leadership. 20 hours each one. Cementos Boyacá S.A.


Martin Engineering. Foundations Seminar. All about Belt conveyors. 2015, Leimen, Germany

Heidelberg Cement Materials Handling Seminar 2015, Leimen, Germany

Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems. Automatic control. Univ. Industrial de Santander.

Lubrication, Hydraulic, Mechanical seals, Welding procedures, Mechanical vibrations.

Cementos Boyacá S.A.

Electro-pneumatic. Programmable logic controllers and Frequency drives.

Mitsubishi. Dimatic. Bogota.

Welding electrodes and procedures. Messer Griesheim. Hoescht de Colombia. Bogota.

Bearings: Selection, maintenance and assembly. SKF de Colombia. Bogota.

Servo-transmissions, Engines, Off-road equipment for quarries. Gecolsa - Caterpillar. Bogota.

Bulk Solids Flow in Storage and Handling. Jenike & Johanson LTD. 2010. Toronto.

Solidworks. FEA Training Consultants Inc. 2014 Mississauga


Registered Engineer, Colombian Professional National Council of Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical and Related Professions) Registration # SN230-2370 Title: Mechanical Engineer

Ex-JICA participant association member in Kitakyushu International Techno- Cooperative Association. Japan.

Ontario PEO Professional Engineer. License number 100047714

Canadian citizen, Colombian citizen (dual citizenship)

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