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Bakersfield, California, United States
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October 19, 2016

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“APPLICATION FOR ENGINEERING MANAGER or Senior Buyer(Valves)

Summary:

Experience Sector: Project management/Engineering /Quality /Inside sales(Quotation)

Industry served: Oil & Gas / Valve Industry /Refinery Piping /Pipeline/ / Nuclear Power Piping/Plumbing

Piping and Valve Industry Codes: ANSI B31.1/ANSI B31.3/ API 6d, API 600, API 594, API 609 ASME B 16.34

Key Specification: ANSI, ASTM,API,ASME,MESC,ISO,MSS,SA .BS NACE etc

Experience level: Management +10 years

Sr. Engineer-+9 years

Engineer-4 years

Desired Salary: Negotiable

Availability: 30 days

Lives in Bakersfield California

Visa status: Permanent resident (US Green Card holder) fully eligible to work in US

Job Title

Senior Buyer (Valves)

Location

Canoga Park, California, United States

Posted

October 14 2016

Company

Aerojet Rocketdyne - Canoga Park

- Reference Code:

24744218

Dear Sir/Madam

In compliance to the above captioned subject please find herewith Resume listing my academic qualification and chronological experience for your kind consideration for a suitable placement in your esteemed organization.

Proven ability to lead Project Engineering team in full conformance to International and project specific codes.Extensive experience of Oil & Gas Industry (Piping) while working in EPC projects for Global leader such as Reliance Petroleum, Zadco, Qatar Petroleum, Takreer, and PDO etc. supports my candidature to excel in the industry to render my services in Engineering for Piping and Valve & similar industries.

I have absolute enthusiasm, endeavor and excellent interpersonal communication skill with a dedicated ability to participate myself in the prosperity of the organization. Diversified experiences, of both onshore and offshore in the field specified above makes me perfect fit for applied position.

All relevant credentials will be provided upon request.

Look forward to receiving your positive response.

Curriculum Vitae

Abhay Kulshreshtha

Engineering Manager

(Piping- Oil & Gas Industry)

Valve Industry

GWC USA, Inc., Bakersfield

California, USA

Engineering manager qualification certified from Foreign Labor certification Atlanta, GA, USA

CAREER OBJECTIVE

To work in a dynamic environment with growth potential where creative technicality, team spirit, hard work, dedication and sincerity is appreciated, where I can utilize my technical expertise of Gas & Oil Industry (Piping/valves/Pipeline) and professional background of both onshore & offshore experience in all aspects and contribute to achieve professional goals of prospective employer and collective growth of company and myself at the same time. Following below tactics and strategies towards achieving career objectives:

As a Manager- To be on the front line of integrating product line into high-profile and complex client systems.

(Pricing/Estimation /bid analysis/ compiling quotes in perfect conformance to project specification and international Piping and Valve Industry codes. Manage project quotations and contract administration and partner with customers and sales executives around the globe to understanding the technical specification, liaising with different departments for compiling the offer/pricing quote.

Communicate with customers building lasting relationships that serve to strengthen the bond between company and worldwide clients.

Dynamic role model to reflect valve-related technical expertise, financial prowess, and client-facing finesse while handling multiple projects concurrently.

My mission will be to understand the requirements and specifications of a customer's project, and select and price the appropriate systems and manage and guide the quotations group.

To hit the ground running, I will leverage my educational background, rich technical expertise and also my hands-on experience in Piping /Valve industry.

Extensive knowledge of ASME and API/ MESC and other relevant standards will allow me to quickly understand the specific applications of product lines and their best use within customer systems.

Work closely with customers on high-profile projects using a polished professional demeanor and proven relationship building skills.

Being well organized, disciplined, and computer savy, primarily with Microsoft Excel and Adobe, will ensure the quotes or procedures /other documents prepared are both 100% accurate and appropriate for client presentations.

Managing multiple projects concurrently and delivering on time or ahead of schedule will be key in growing and fast-paced environment.

Not seeking job rather intends to work with a career destination, committed to retaining and growing the best minds in the industry.

GIST OF KEY EXPERIENCE

Proven track and enthusiastic team builder to compile and present technical outputs.

Lead/Manage engineering team. Engineering manager with plus 24 years of rich experience of Piping & Pipeline, Valve industry in conjunction with other trades in Oil & Gas Industries both onshore & offshore including Plus four years of Gulf experience in different trades of Piping & eight years of working on Vendor side (Valve manufacturing (working in EPC projects for Oil & gas Pioneers leader Qatar Gas, Zadco & Takreer Refineries U.A.E, Petroleum development of Oman, Oman, & Reliance Industries Ltd. Jamnagar India.)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Summary of position held is listed below:

Oct 2007 Till Date: Rendered my services as Engineering manager for GWC valve, USA

My responsibilities includes but not limited to Engineering input, Engineering Review, Engineering process solutions, Engineering output Verification & validation in compliance to relevant applicable standard such ASTM/API/ASME/ANSI/MSS SP/MESC SPE/ISO /BS etc. at the same time ensuring compliance to project specifications primarily from Oil & gas and refineries standards.

NOV2006 Till Oct 2007 : Worked as an Engineering Manager Piping with M/s Al-Jaber Energy services a leading group in Oil & gas projects in consortium with (Washington group International (USA) for Common Sulfur Project at Ras Laffan (one of the largest LNG export facilities in the world & integral part of Qatar Gas)

AUG 2004 to OCT2006: Working as a Project Manager cum Lead Engineer Piping with M/s Control Contracting & Trading Co. (Pvt.) W.W.L., Abu-Dhabi, UAE, an EPIC Contractor and ISO-9001 certified organization, extensively involved with Offshore / Onshore oil & gas development projects(Piping) mostly with Zadco,Takreer & Adma.Responsible for handling Plumbing offshore project along with Piping Project.

JULY2003 – JULY 2004: Employed with Gulf Petrochemical Services, one of the leading Group in the field of Piping/Pipeline, mainly executing Piping/Pipeline projects & several other projects of engineering proficiency for Petroleum Development of Oman throughout the country.

Rendered my services in south Oman as Site In charge for Deep-water disposal project & headed Planning for GRE project as well.

MAY 1998 – JUNE2003: As Asst. Manager, for M/s. Reliance Industries Ltd. Jamnagar. India. Employed with world largest grass root refinery, Reliance Industries Ltd. Jamnagar, under the supervision of Bechtel & UOP Engineers who reflect supremacy in Refinery & Petrochemical field. Reliance Industries Ltd. Is India’s largest Private Sector Company which is internationally listed. The company operates in the areas of Petrochemicals, Plastic, Fibers, Textiles and Oil exploration. The company has collaboration with world-renowned leaders such as DU Pont, Shell, BF Goodrich, etc.

APRIL1993 – APRIL1998: Employed with M/S ATV Projects (I) Ltd. rendering my services as Piping Engineer for India’s one of renowned Atomic Power Project, Kota, full of technicality of nuclear piping.

Job Responsibilities: Started my career as G.E.T & then promoted to Resident manager and was mainly responsible for piping project in Rajasthan Atomic Power Project, Execution and coordination for Indoor & Outdoor Piping & Liaising with Clients & vendors.

Liaison between department, operating units & clients for handling multiple activities of technical review from bid stage engineering, preparation of procedures, reviewal of RFQ, projects activities, reviewing project and client specifications in resolving day to day Engineering queries.

Managing engineering and projects by liaising with different departments proposals, scheduling, budgeting, in view of overall client satisfaction.

Manages technicality for projects execution.

Verification that work is consistent with design practices, industry codes and standards, realistic operating assumptions, and low lifecycle costs.

Develop detailed equipment specifications including pre-commissioning, testing, and assessing vendor qualifications and quality programs.

Oct 2007 Till Date: Rendering my services as Engineering manager for GWC valve International, USA my responsibilities includes but not limited to Engineering input, Engineering Review, Engineering process solutions, Engineering output Verification & validation in compliance to relevant applicable standard such ASTM/API/ASME/ANSI/MSS SP/MESC SPE/ISO etc. at the same time ensuring compliance to project specifications primarily from Oil & gas and refineries standards.

Technical head for a valve manufacturing company working on techno commercial front assisted in setting up layout, plans, implemented different systems, bid analysis, thorough technical reviews,that includes but not limited to reviewing and creating drawings, data sheets, project specification comparison with International specifications/codes, working with different end user from oil and gas, power, petrochemical and food industries

Actively involved in technical evaluation of production from RFQ, design inception to final commissioning of valves.

Provided valuable input for compiling technical offer and responding technical bid evaluation.

Metallurgical advice and eclectic selection for elastomers and plastics (Seat & seals) selection to match given application and processing parameters.

Reviewing client contracts, finalizing project specifications by following compliance to international industry standards like ASTM,ASME standards (ASTM A 105, ASTMA182 ASTM A217,ASME B16.34), API standards (API 6D, API6A, API 600, API 594,API 609), ISO (ISO 12266, 14353,15448) ANSI FCI 70-2 API 598 and other relevant testing standard prevailing in Valve Industry.

Managing several projects at a time from moderate to severe complexity providing engineering solution to Oil and gas and other industries worldwide to furnish end results

Meeting deadlines by using effective schedules and plans using Gantt charts, planning schedules, and production charts etc. excel wig

Responsible for project planning through Gantt chart, production chart and detailed planning

Reviewing AutoCAD, solid works outputs and design calculations review.

Preparing action plans, drawings, and preparing all technical document submittals for client approvals

Creating project related procedures in conformance to API Q1, and relevant Industry standards such as API 6d ASME B 16.34 etc. and tailor these to match project specific specifications. Ensuring testing procedures and NDE procedures are followed

Special coordination and preparation of dossier required to commence production .Example Algerian regulation hydrocarbon and Korea gas cooperation.

Review RFQ’s meticulously to ensure accuracy, completeness and timely submission

Coordination of teams from RFQ Engineering, Design, and Procurement, executing, witness testing

Handling nonconformance log from different clients providing optimum solution that best fit customer requirement.

Establishing, updating and maintaining product specifications, including all details pertinent to product manufacturability requirements

Developing and optimizing component and product specifications to meet customer, company and regulatory requirements

Assisting in the preparation of product cost and performance information for products or projects and for further analysis assisting higher management

Handling UL and FM approval certifications

Developing analysis parameters for data

Reviewing engineering production support to machining, assembly, and other departments

Assisted quality management department with company ISO Quality Program and procedures

Providing technical direction to management of all organizations with responsibilities affecting quality of products and services and maintains an open communication line regarding engineering matters.

1.1.1Technical Support

Determination of technical support and judgment against engineering requirements in line with Piping & valve industry standards like ASTM/ASME/ANSI/API.

Reviewing customer documents, relevant procedures in compliance with Oil & gas standards e.g. Shell MESC and relevant piping standards.

Sets a framework for establishing & reviewing drawings design documents & calculations cross checking technical compliance against relevant Piping codes and standards.

Preparation & review of material take off (derived from BOM) in accordance with the type of Valves (e.g. ball valves gate valves etc.) and providing metallurgical and design inputs for the desired requirements of technical documents such as Material test reports and other functional testing reports in line with refinery codes for design & testing.

Ensure that Engineering objectives are established at relevant functions & levels.

Reviewing project specifications & providing engineering input for creating procedures.

Liaison with Clients resolve clashes and provides engineering solutions by technical justification and understanding client perception or end user requirements.

Following are the elaborated details of different stages of engineering governed by Engineering Manager:

1.2.1 Engineering Manager Plan in accordance with “Engineering Control” procedure including, but not limited to the following;

(1)Engineering and development stages

(2)Engineering input

(3)Review, verification and validation that are appropriate to each Engineering stage

(4)Responsibilities, authorities for Engineering and development.

1.3 Engineering input

1.3.1 Engineering Manager determines the following input reviews for adequacy and maintains records of:

(1)Functional and performance requirements

(2)Applicable statutory and regulatory requirements

(3)Where applicable, information derived from previous similar Engineering

(4)Other requirements essential for Engineering

.3.2 Engineering Manager Resolves questions concerning incomplete, inaccurate, ambiguous or conflicting requirements.

Engineering process

1.4.1 Engineering Manager qualifies the Engineering personnel who perform following activities in:

(1)Engineering planning

(2)Preparation, review and approval of engineering output (calculation, report, drawing, etc.)

(3)Engineering verification

(4)Engineering validation

Engineering Output

1.5.1 Engineering Manager reviews the engineering/Engineering output prior to release to:

(1)Meet the Engineering input requirements

(2)Provide appropriate information for purchasing, production and for service provision

(3)Contain or reference product acceptance criteria

(4)Specify the characteristics of the product that are essential for safe and proper use.

Engineering Review

1.6.1 Engineering Manager reviews the Engineering at applicable stage of engineering plan:

(1)To evaluate the ability of the results of Engineering to meet requirements

(2)To identify any problem and purpose necessary actions

Communication:

Engineering Manager ensures that communication between each division group and departments takes place regarding the effectiveness of the Engineering Management system based on the output of communication process.

Engineering Manager communicates with customer using methods such as meetings, job site visits, documents exchange etc. in relation to:

1.Product /manufacturing information

2.Inquiries Contract handling, including amendments

3.Customer feedback, including customer complaints and claims

EM further ensures and determines strings of communication needed to achieve conformity to product requirements.

Engineering Manager along with his designee shall establish their system objectives to be measurable and consistent with the quality policy.

Engineering Manager is authorized to observe and responsible for

Identify engineering Problems

Initiate, recommend or provide solutions to technical queries.

Verify implementation of solutions

Engineering Manager initiates engineering purchase specifications utilizing drawings, purchase specification, Procedures, and other documents as applicable.

Engineering Manager performs the source verification in accordance with GWC PO specifications at intervals consistent with importance and complexity of the purchased items or services as required by the codes, Customer documents and purchase documents.

Engineering Manager continually improves the effectiveness of the Engineering management system through the use of Engineering Policies,Engineering Objectives, Audits results,analysis of data, corrective and preventive actions,management review.

NOV2006 Till Oct 2007 : Worked as a Engineering Manager Piping with M/s Al-Jaber Energy services a leading group in Oil & gas projects in consortium with Washington group International (USA) for Common Sulfur Project at Ras Laffan (one of the largest LNG export facilities in the world & integral part of Qatar Gas)

Prime Assignments:

Expertise for handling all Engineering issues. Primarily dealing with SEEHT Piping in additional to all utility, process, firewater systems pertaining to common sulfur project & sulfur blocking.

Resolving the design/engineering discrepancies related with P&ID, GA, Isometrics Vessel Bridle & Specifications.

Preparation/modifications of Specifications in line with project specific requirement & in compliance with international standards.

Preparation of Service contract bid analysis for Piping works /External coating/Painting Insulation/ Galvanizing/Aluminizing carbon steel & internal coating cement lining in CS pipes.

Preparation of MTO & Technical evaluation & bid analysis of all Piping items e.g. Pipes,fittings,valves( Butterfly,Ball,Check,PRV etc. comparing data sheets & compliance with project specifications.) & other accessories as required to achieve commissioning.

Expediting with vendors & managing vendor documentation with a team of Engineers dealing Steam Jacketed SEEHT Piping, GRE, CSCementlined, CS, Stainless steel piping.

AUG 2004 to OCT2006: Working as a Project Manager cum Lead Engineer Piping with M/s Control Contracting & Trading Co. (Pvt.) W.W.L., Abu-Dhabi, UAE, an EPIC Contractor and ISO-9001 certified organization, extensively involved with Offshore / Onshore oil & gas development projects(Piping) mostly with Zadco,Takreer & Adma.

Job Responsibilities:

Key role for reviewing/coordinating engineering issues/technical evaluation of Project Piping materials in compliance with the Project specifications & international standards e.g. ASTM/ANSI/BS/AWWA/ASME.

Reviewing GA, P&ID, Isometrics & relevant specifications.

Generating material take off (MTO)

Preparing Service requisition & bid analysis.

Coordinating all the details to the technical team from execution till ultimate commissioning for following systems: Caustic Piping/Fire water/Low pressure steam/Chemical distribution/Desalination water/wash-down water/Potable water etc & other utility services.

Main experience includes leading execution both for onshore & offshore projects coordinating on engineering matters.

Liaising with Client for Replacement of Caustic Piping, Gas Lift Operability Project from tendering stage till commissioning including several shutdown jobs during this period.

Approval of various execution schemes fabrication sequence and Method statements.

Headed the Refinery project: Executed the project successfully in line with client requirement ahead to the planned schedule; project was to dismantle existing caustic lines & replacing the same with new Line: Engineering/Piping from fabrication stage, post weld heat treatment, installation, hydro testing & Flushing (Recommissioning activities.)

Reviewing & solving engineering discrepancies (for Piping cum Instrumentation project) with Zadco for Gas lift operability Project

Co-relating & clearing mismatch between Piping & Instrumentation drawings, isometrics(P&ID), General Arrangement(GA), Vessel-bridle, Tie ins & hook up drawing,

Preparation of MTO & Material reconciliation report.

Experience includes project execution in high risk Zone (Piping installation in running plant taking up associated Instrumentation work in parallel.

Tie INS with the existing system hot tapping, Hydro testing, Leak testing, Flushing & Precommissioning for different systems.

Responsibilities include development of details shop drawings in line with clients provided specifications. Also liaise with other discipline – HVAC, Electrical & Instrumentation – and involve as Services Coordinator to locate and resolve service clashes and to interface between them and client provided documents.

Furthermore, to deal with sub-contractors, vendors to define scope of work and evaluate their quotations for sub contract work, preparation of bid tabulations, variation orders and alike.

JULY2003 – JULY 2004: Employed with Gulf Petrochemical Services, one of the leading Group in the field of Piping/Pipeline, mainly executing Piping/Pipeline projects & several other projects of engineering proficiency for Petroleum Development of Oman throughout the country.

Rendered my services in south Oman as Site In charge for Deep-water disposal project & headed Planning for GRE project as well.

Job Responsibilities: Responsible to supervise a team of Engineers and draft persons to meet projects deadline, meeting with clients, producing detailed working drawings, identify and finalize finishing material,

Develop material specifications in line with Project specific requirement & in line with international standards.

Co-ordinate and liaison with Client and Site Construction Team.

Execution of Pipeline/Piping & coordination with several Mechanical, Electrical & Civil activities from scratch till commissioning in a 32’’ Pipeline project & 24” pipeline for DWD project. Also executed station piping.

Supported Erection of Booster Pumps.alignment of these pumps to the precise limit of +.01mm.

Erection of API 5LX42 grade 24”–8.74mm thk” pipeline around 5.5 Km from Rima Station to DWD Phase II location.

Erection of Station Piping which includes Suction & discharge header of Pump(SDSS(UNS 32750 piping 24’’,18”,16”,recycle line & bypass line 4” &6”)

Erection of Flow lines for three disposal wells with a heavy thickness of 15.11mm.

Hydro testing of these lines with a max pressure of 375 bar.

Pump alignment with an accuracy of 0.2mm (face to face angular movement) with final Laser alignment being tested by SULZER

Planning activities for a GRE Project with activities scheduled & resource allocation with the help of Gantt chart & S-curves.

MAY 1998 – JUNE2003: As Asst. Manager, for M/s. Reliance Industries Ltd. Jamnagar. India. Employed with Reliance Industries Ltd. Jamnagar, world largest grass root refinery, under the supervision of Bechtel & UOP Engineers who reflect supremacy in Refinery & Petrochemical field. Reliance Industries Ltd. Is India’s largest Private Sector Company which is internationally acclaimed. The company operates in the areas of Petrochemicals, Plastic, Fibers, Textiles and Oil exploration. The company has collaboration with world-renowned leaders such as DU Pont, Shell, BF Goodrich, etc.

Job Responsibilities:

Asst. manager for Aromatics Plant (Xylene).

Engineering which includes but not limited to review of Isometrics, GA’s & P&ID’s, Specification and codes.

Manage and coordinate execution of station piping.

Inspection & expediting solution for design clashes in Process & Utility piping.

Holding review meeting with various agencies (Prime Contractors L& T and Petron)

Providing technical guidance to the team of supervisors and engineers.

Material co-ordination including preparation of MTO.

Approval of various execution schemes fabrication sequence and Method statements.

Liaison with vendors and contractors for ensuring availability of Resources/materials in time and with principle Consultant (BECHTEL).

Execution of several ranges of piping in coordination with Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, and Process dept.

Engineered different systems using MS, CS, Alloy steel, Stainless steel Piping.

Proficiently executed installation of different accessories of piping

Executed piping systems with multiple pressure range.

Executed piping on different kind of support ranging from Guide, Shoe, Anchor, Line stop, Limit Stop, Brackets, Goalpost, Saddle support, spring support.

Two pillars on one side of technical superb Bechtel and on the other side ECC group on the concrete foundation of dynamic management enabled to look after 32 systems of Process and Utility.

Execution to commissioning of high, medium and low pressure steam condensate& flare lines in addition to Hydrocarbon lines.

Execution of piping & steam tracing up to a height of 90m.

Co-coordinating with commissioning team. Like installation of utility station sample cooler, Eye wash, steam manifold. Plant Air, Cooling water, Nitrogen, Fuel Oil, Fuel gas,

Execution & co-ordination with Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Instrumentation department. Releasing fronts to the contractors by taking site decisions for smooth progress.

APRIL1993 – APRIL1998: Employed with M/S ATV Projects (I) Ltd. rendered my services as Piping Engineer(in the position of GET & Resident Manager) & for India’s one of renowned Atomic Power Project, Kota, rich substance of Nuclear Piping.

Job Responsibilities: Started my career as G.E.T & then promoted to Resident manager Handled Piping project while working at Rajasthan Atomic Power Project,

Established Quality Procedure,ITP, Hydro Testing procedure in full conformance to client specification

Liaison with sub contractors and client for smooth execution of Indoor and outdoor Piping.

Worked hard to meet project goals in perfect conformance to project Engineering (Drawings e.g. Isometrics GA, P&ID etc.) and project specifications.

Material Take off & Document submittals in line with defined specifications & and expediting earliest approval with various local authorities and clients.

SAFETY TRAININGS FROM DIFFERENT REFINERIES

Permit Applicant & Signatories PDO/ZADCO/TAKREER

Permit signatories (Abu Dhabi) ZADCO

Supervising Safety PDO Oman

Job Hazard Analysis PDO Oman & Qatar gas.

Enhanced Site supervision workshop Oman

H2S awareness & escape (Muscat)

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

“Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering “with Honors from Rani Durgawati. University, Jabalpur in the year 92, secured 75.75%.

Masters in Business administration (MBA) from IGNOU.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION

Primavera 3e crash course from KLG System Ltd. Bombay

COMPUTER SKILLS

Primavera Project Planner P3E,.C,C++,Java-2 from APTECH,MS Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Power Point,. Lotus notes. MS Projects, Procurement Tracking System,

PERSONAL PROFILE

Nationality Indian

Lives in Bakersfield, California, US

Date of Birth July. 15, 1971

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E-mail Contact acw5dh@r.postjobfree.com

Current address 1600 Calle Hermosa

Bakersfield, CA, 93309

Phone 661*******/ 661*******

Having valid Californian Driving License

US Permanent resident(Green Card holder)

Extracurricular activities: Highly active in Music and lead performer in

(Singing, Playing, Lyrics, Composing)



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