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Engineer Process

Bakersfield, California, United States
October 06, 2016

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**** ********* ******, ***********, ********** USA 93311.

Phone # +1-661-***-**** Email:


Seeking a challenging role as Process Engineer/Production Engineer adding value to achieve company’s goals

Career Summary

A highly ambitious and result oriented chemical process engineer having more than 10 years of overall experience in plant operations, conceptualizing, basic, FEED and detailed engineering design in Oil & Gas and chemical industry.

Worked as a Production Engineer in a chemical plant for more than 3 years, controlling, monitoring and troubleshooting the plant operations. Experience also includes supervising and managing men and machinery and to ensure compliance with product requirements and quality assurance issues.

Worked with different unit operations such as chemical treatment, filtration, settling, electrolytic cells, crystallization, liquefaction, evaporation, solid conveying system etc and coordinate the work done by contractors and provide technical expertise to resolve the technical issue.

Hands-on experience in construction, commissioning, plants trouble shooting, operation, start-up/shutdown activities and process improvement studies.

Professional key skills

Monitored and controlled whole Chloro-alkali plant during eight hours shift

Worked with different unit operations such as chemical treatment, filtration, settling, electrolytic cells, crystallization, liquefaction, evaporation, solid conveying system etc

Worked with Technical Advisor and plant personnel to optimize operations to meet Business and plant goals

Performed equipment and process performance evaluation and recommended improvements

Provided engineering support to Operations and Maintenance personnel

Initiated changes to Plant Operating procedures to ensure they are valid and up to date

Recommended actions for optimization of energy efficiency leading to implementation

Analyzed and tested data to identify the root cause of plant problems

Facilitated actions to improve plant performance in the areas of cost, reliability, and capacity

Provided technical assistance in the identification, assessment, approval and implementation of significant process improvements, plant expansions and technical innovations at the plant

Identified and implemented opportunities to optimize production, reduce operating and maintenance costs, and improve plant capacity, reliability, availability and maintainability, while also ensured excellent safety and environmental performance

Conducted process plant commissioning, troubleshooting, and prepared commissioning and operation manuals and trained plant operators

Planned production schedules and plant activities as per customer needs

Prepared annual shutdown budget reports based on the plant requirement

Support participate in, and help drive overall safety program, safety awareness, and safety targets

Generated daily plant production reports for higher management

Performed material and energy balance, hydraulic calculations, pump selection and valve sizing

Experienced in design and development of PFDs, P&IDs/, BFDs, LDTs, PHAs and HAZOP analysis,risk assessment and resolution of action items

Adept in using HYSYS & Pipe Phase for Process Optimization & Simulations

Performed PSV sizing, thermal relief calculation, PVRV & Emergency Relief manway size for SLOP Oil Tank

Involved in preparation of conceptual estimates, capacity factored estimates, cost analysis and estimate coordination and consolidation

Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to work independently as well as in team environment and willing to mentor, coach and develop junior engineers to succeed and contribute to a positive working environment

Strong interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills with proven ability to work in a multicultural team environment to achieve project goals

Extensive skills in project management and project co-ordination


M.Eng (Chemical), University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (2007)

Major Courses Completed: Natural gas processing principles; Natural gas processing technology; Thermal Recovery; Naturally Fractured Reservoirs; Enhanced oil recovery; Engineering Aspects of Air pollution

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan (2000)

Specialized courses

3- Day PHA/HAZOP Leader ship Workshop BY ACM Facility Safety Calgary, Alberta.

Production Optimization, conducted by SGS, Pakistan

Safe Handling of Corrosive Chemicals, conducted by SGS, Pakistan

Hysys, SAIT, AB, Canada

Pipe Phase BY Sim Sci (USA)

Computer Proficiency

Ms Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Professional Qualifications/Registrations

Association of Professional Engineers and Geophysicists of Alberta (APEGA)

Member of Canadian Society of Chemical Engineers

Professional Engineer, registered with Pakistan Engineering Council

Employment History

Stantec Inc. Bakersfield, CA, USA Process Engineer Oct 2013 - To Date

SNC- Lavalin Calgary, AB, Canada Process Engineer Mar 2013 - Sep 2013

Bantrel(Bechtel) Calgary, AB, Canada Process Engineer Nov 2011 - Feb 2013

CH2M Hill Calgary, AB, Canada Process Engineer Dec 2009 - Nov 2011

Fluor Calgary, AB, Canada Process Engineer Jul 2006 - May 2009

Ittehad Chemicals Inc., Lahore Pakistan Shift Process Engineer Sep 2000 - Oct 2003

References available on request

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