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Project Manager Engineer

Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
October 26, 2016

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Eric Hansen

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Hobbs, NM ****0


Work History

March 2016 - Present

K-C Welding

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Hobbs, NM 88242


Hired on as a contract welder, quickly becoming lead welder in charge of designing, fabricating, and supervising K-C Welding crews involved with completing various projects including a compressor station for Targa.

November 2015 – March 2016

Ferguson Construction

2200 South Commercial

Lovington, NM 88260


Maintained role as Superintendent/Project Manager/Lead Welder for Pre-Turnaround work at the Chevron CO2 plant in Buckeye, NM; as well as Field work in the Hobbs/Buckeye/Eunice areas for Chevron.

June 2014 – October 2015

URS/Flint Energy

1909 West Marland

Hobbs, NM 88240


Further developed my skills by becoming certified in TIG stainless steel and Low Temp Carbon Steel welding. I was promoted to Superintendent/ Project Manager and primarily worked for Hess and Chevron. My duties grew to include everything from consulting, design, drafting, planning, bidding, fabrication, hydro testing and installation of various projects. I have been responsible for Chevron field work in the Hobbs/ Buckeye/ Eunice Areas and have been awarded all the Pre-Turnaround work for the Chevron CO2 plant in Buckeye, NM.

September 2011 - June 2014

D&D Pipeline

1320 W. Broadway Place

Hobbs, NM 88240


Continued my career as lead welder for Chevron in the Eunice area. Job duties expanded to include drafting and designing piping systems and cost estimating projects. I was also responsible for supervising crews while assembling tank batteries and gas compressor stations.

August 2010 - September 2011

Superior Welding

1010 S. US Highway 385

Andrews, TX 79714


Purchased welding rig and began contract welding and continued as lead welder for Chevron in the Eunice area. Consulted and collaborated with engineers and company representatives to design and fabricate tank batteries and compressor stations, etc.

March 2007 - August 2010

RWI Construction

3424 N. West County Rd.

Hobbs, NM 88240

Responsible for pipefitting, welding and fabrication of high pressure batteries, natural gas compressor stations and other welding fabrication as lead welder for Chevron in the Eunice area. Cut off and plugged well heads and completed projects in the Buckeye CO2 plant for Conoco Phillips.

June 2004 - September 2009

D and H Cutrite

P.O. Box 5271

Hobbs, NM 88240


Co-owned a small business that rebuilt oil well fishing tools. This requires brazing tungsten carbide on the tools and grinding/machining them in a lathe to the customer’s specifications and tolerances.

October 1994 - March 2007

Pemco of New Mexico Inc.

2605 Lovington Hwy.

Hobbs, NM 88240


Responsible for the design collaboration, repair and manufacture of custom pulling units, derricks and other oil field equipment in the shop as well as field work. Troubleshoot, recognize, and implement a safe plan to correct structural deficiencies, improper setup, or unacceptable environmental conditions in emergency situations while preserving equipment and assets. Work sometimes included welding on exotic metals, e.g. stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, brazing and other alloys. Working at locations over 100 ft. was sometimes required. I was the shear and brake operator for approximately 5 years and was responsible for training and supervising other operators and welders.


1994 graduate of R-5 High School in Grand Junction, Colorado. While in high school, I attended a vocational welding school and was at the top of my class.


MIG, TIG, and stick welding of carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, and brazing

Welding layout, advanced mathematics including customizing formulas for unique problems

Designing and engineering structural, mechanical, and piping systems to OSHA and Chevron requirements

CAD drafting, creating Excel spreadsheets

Drafting isometrics and weld mapping for pipeline and plant construction

Consulting and collaborating with engineers and company representatives

Bid proposals/cost estimating, including preparing scope of work and change orders

Project management involving oil and gas operations

Procurement of materials

Training personnel in procedures and practices

Leading safety meetings

Designating tasks and supervising multiple crews

Diagnosing and troubleshooting problems

Excavation and Trenching Safety

Isolation of Hazardous Energy

Heavy and complex lift procedures

Hydro-Testing high pressure piping

Ability to work without supervision

Welding tools and equipment, machine shop equipment, shear and brake, winch truck, forklift, man lift, overhead hoist, auto cranes, as well as others.


First aid/CPR

Blood borne pathogens



Hazard communication

Lockout tag out

Hot work

Confined space entry

Fall protection


Trenching and shoring

Electrical safety

Fire protection and prevention

SafeLand trained


4G 7018 welding certified

6G 8010 welding certified

6G 7018 welding certified

6G TIG stainless certified

6G Low- Temp Carbon welding certified

Man lift operator certified

Forklift operator certified


David Matthews (Chevron Consultant)


Dee Tate (Chevron Consultant)


Jimmy Arceneaux (Chevron Engineer)


Jesus Carbonell (Chevron Engineer)


Gary Buie (Owner-Pemco)


Jerald Hudson (Conoco Phillips Consultant)


Jimmy Davis (Former business partner, D and H Cutrite)


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