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Engineering Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States
November 01, 2016

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**** ****** **, **** *, Houston TX-77007. 806-***-**** SUMMARY

A Chartered Engineer with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech University with more than 8 years of mechanical design, analysis, manufacturing and project engineering experience in the oil and gas industry.

Experienced in all phases of product development including concept selection, detail design, implementation, qualification, assembly & testing.

Excellent presentation, communication, documentation and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors.

Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. An ability to multitask with good time management abilities.

Excellent judgment, negotiation and decision making skills with a background in business development and cost estimation.



Proficient in mechanical design, drafting and analysis. Experienced with 2D CAD (AutoCAD), 3D CAD (Pro/E-Creo, NX Uni-graphics, TeamCentre/PLM) and Finite element Analysis (FEA) software ( Abaqus, Ansys, Nastran) tools to analyze, design and document mechanisms.

Ability to provide high quality engineering documentation, reports and engineering drawings per ASME Y14.5M-1994.

Strong understanding of Six Sigma Green belt, SAP, Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA), Reliability, Root Cause Analysis (RCA) Hazard and Operability study (HAZOP), Hazard Identification (HAZID) and Failure mode, effects and criticality analysis (FMECA).

Trained and designed valves, actuators, connectors, trees, workover systems, BOP, risers, tools and other products and services.

Strong knowledge and understanding of various ASME, ANSI, API, ISO and DNV codes and recommended practices.

Knowledgeable in plasticity, mechanics of nano-materials, computational solid mechanics, advance vibrations, mathematical modeling of turbulence, computational fluid dynamics and fundamentals of transdisciplinary design. WORK EXPERIENCE

Granherne, A KBR Company

Principal Technical Professional-Subsea and Pipelines Houston, TX

April 2014 – September 2016

Projects and proposals worked on: Chevron Confidential Feasibility study, Trinidad & Tobago, Block 5C-Pre-FEED, BP Kaskida, Cascade and Chinook Interconnect system, Coral South Development FEED, Chevron Captain EOR, Dangote proposal, Cobalt North Platte proposal, Kosmos Pre-FEED, Noble Katmai proposal, INPEX proposal, Petronas costing study, Oando proposal and multiple other confidential projects and proposals

Developed design, specifications and provided services related to subsea facilities for floating productions, tiebacks to existing facilities or stand- alone developments. Also responsible for riser systems, controls systems, subsea hardware (trees, valves, manifolds, pumps, etc.) subsea structures, umbilical and flow lines and concepts for subsea processing, pumping and production systems.

Independently applied advanced engineering techniques and made decisions on engineering problems and methods. Represented the organization in conferences to resolve important questions or to negotiate with key engineers and officials of other organizations.

Provided technical guidance to designers and less experienced engineers and was consulted extensively by associates and others with a high degree of reliance placed on scientific interpretations and advice.

Functioned as the lead interface between customers and internal consultants ensuring that all customer requirements are translated, defined and incorporated properly.

Created and reviewed design reports, study basis, Subsea philosophies, feasibility reports, functional and design specifications for field equipment for Pre-FEED and FEED projects. Also compiled project cost estimates and compiled costing studies on projects.

Developed preliminary design and documentation for manifolds, wyes, piping, risers, PLETs, PLEMs and Subsea foundations.

Assisted in the research & analysis of client provided data on a project. Substantiated results on projects by presentations and written reports.

Part of the business development team for the organization. Identified and proposed business deals by contacting potential clients and decision makers within an organization. Set up meetings between client decision makers and company’s practice leaders.

Spearheaded and completed the initiative to set up a reference data base for valves and other vendor information in Granherne. Setup up more than 35 lunch & learns and technical meetings with various subsea, pipeline, and marine vendors to keep the team updated on the latest industry trends.

Developed the Lenders Technical Advisor (LTA) and Insurance Advisor presentation for new business acquisition. FMC Technologies, Inc.

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Project Engineering)

Houston, TX

Oct 2012 – April 2014

Projects worked on: Shell 15K OWIRS (Open Workover Intervention Riser system).

Planned, conducted and directed engineering projects. Lead a small team of engineers and designers on assigned projects.

Set objectives for the project by defining project schedule, ensuring costs and schedules were met.

Developed various departmental process, procedures and policies.

Lead Engineer for the project and verified that all component design documentation was complete with relevant engineering calculations & analysis.

Reviewed and approved manufacturing drawings for components and assemblies.

Performed tolerance studies to assure form, fit and function of related parts and assemblies.

Provided support and guidance to Finite Element Analysis (FEA) team and approved all assembly and component analysis.

Developed various assembly instructions and test procedures for components, assemblies, tubing and piping, and packages. Also involved in assembly, qualification, Factory acceptance testing (FAT) and System integrating testing(SIT) for prototypes, components and assemblies.

Released all long lead manufacturing drawings in time to meet the P6 schedule for delivery so $500,000 liquidated damages could be avoided.

Created a new in-house MathCAD sheet for pad eye sizing per API and DNV regulations which increased design productivity for other projects.

Redesigned the EDP frame assembly by applying DFM/DFA techniques to reduce overall weight of the assembly by 20000 lbs.

Designed the EDP and LRP Assemblies using modular approach, which increased accessibility and reduced serviceability time.

Awarded the FMC Spotlight on excellence Silver award for collaboration and accountability in giving proper direction to the analysis team. Also for showing passion for designing and delivering a better quality product with keeping safety as the highest priority. FMC Technologies, Inc.

Sr. Mechanical Engineer (Product Engineering)


Sep 2011 - Oct 2012

Projects worked on: Shell 15K OWIRS (Open Workover Intervention Riser system).

Created functional and design specifications for various products as per client requirements.

Reviewed and released production, manufacturing drawings and bill of materials. Prepared documentation, information and communications such as ECN (Engineering Change Notices), DBI’s (Database Information) and engineering specifications and ensure conformance to all company policies and procedures related to engineering functions, labor reporting and systems reporting.

Created and reviewed engineering analysis (finite element analysis), fatigue analysis, structural analysis and classical calculations for pressure controlling and containing equipment. Responsible for design and development of weldments, structural frames and assemblies.

Mentored junior engineers in design and analysis techniques. Checked design and documentation for completeness, accuracy and manufacturability.

Supported issue resolution regarding equipment specifications and documents by researching standards and other industry codes using the company framework.

Anticipated potential problems in advance and proactively solved complex problems through creative thinking and provided robust solutions

Created three concepts for EDP Assembly in 15K OWRIS project in a 3-day short time frame to meet project schedule and challenging customer requirements.

Optimized design of the LRP CVB block for 15K OWIRS project which decreased its overall cost by $100,000.

Developed a design for a universal accumulator rack assembly so it could be installed on either the LRP or EDP assembly.

Awarded the FMC Spotlight on excellence Silver award for taking ownership in the 15K OWRIS project. GE Energy, GE Oil and Gas,

Design Engineer

Houston, TX

Sep 2008 - Sept2011

Projects Worked on: DHXT-GE, Popeye- Shell, Tordis Vigdis-Statoil, Kizomba C and Satellite- Exxon Mobil, Deep Panuke-Encana.

Created 3D production design models and 2D manufacturing documentation.

Reviewed engineering drawings, manufacturing drawings and bill of materials and recommended changes.

Designed various subsea tree components like tubing hanger, master valve block, production wing block, annulus wing block, tree caps and various other tools.

Technical management of engineering tasks within project(s) which involved product definition, design, detail engineering, production and testing.

Engineering liaison for design and documentation between engineers and external drafting agency (BELCAN).

Developed various design verification packages for components and assemblies in MathCAD to assist department engineers in quick and accurate engineering calculation and analysis. Performed FEA analysis on frames and other components to confirm design calculations.

Developed test and assembly procedures and involved in assembly, Factory acceptance testing (FAT) and System integrating testing(SIT)

Completed tubing hanger design documentation ensuring release deadlines were met for Kizomba and DHXT projects.

Released 12 engineering drawings in a week so that DW HTH4 connector project could be completed within the stipulated time.

Created and released multiple layout drawings for Hadrian feed study in two weeks so proposal could be submitted to customer on time.

Created new employee training presentations which reduced the induction time of new members by 20%. CADD Centre Training Services

CAD Engineer

Mumbai, India

Dec 2005 – May 2006

Pro Engineer wildfire and Auto CAD trainer. Also provided Microsoft Project and MSC Nastran training.

Professional Certification in Mechanical CADD (AutoCAD/ProE/Nastran) and MS project from CADD Centre. H. Deep Tooling and Consultancy

Die Welding Engineer

Mumbai, India

July 2004 - May 2005

Received training in ultra-precision welding.

Repair broken or cracked corners, fill holes and other damaged portions in dies and molds using welding equipment.

Material selection of welding electrode material as per mold and die material specification.

Review layouts, blueprints, diagrams, or work orders in preparation for repairing the damaged dies and molds. Inspect the finished work piece EDUCATION


Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Cumulative GPA 3.85/4.0) Lubbock, TX

Aug. 2006 - Aug. 2008


Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Aug. 2000 - June 2004


Received a certificate in Subsea Engineering and Advance Subsea Engineering Form University of Houston.

Part of ASME review board for OTC paper submission for 2016.

Completed the MS150 bike ride (Houston to Austin) from 2011 to 2016.

Historian for Non-Profit Organization Network of Indian Professionals Houston chapter for 2011-2014 ( PROJECTS

Graduate Research Project Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX Finite Element simulation of wave propagation in an axisymmetric bar (Aug 06-Aug 08)

An accurate solution for high-frequency pulse propagation in an axisymmetric elastic bar is obtained using a new finite element technique that yields accurate non-oscillatory solutions for wave propagation problems in solids.

The new solution helps to explain the complicated distribution of parameters during high-frequency pulse propagation down the bar as well as to estimate the application of the wave dispersion equation (derived for an infinite bar) used in the literature for the analysis of wave propagation in a finite bar.

The new approach was easily incorporated in existing FEAP computer codes and does not require interaction with users for the suppression of spurious high-frequency spurious oscillations to get accurate non oscillatory results. Undergraduate Research Project Non-Pariel CryoScience Pvt. Ltd, New Bombay, India Effect of Cryogenic treatment on the various alloys steels and study the changes in their mechanical and thermal properties. (2003-2004)

Selected four important ferrous alloys & sourced them from the industry.Cryogenically treated half of the samples.

Tested treated & untreated samples for mechanical & thermal properties. Compared test results to prove the advantages of cryo-treatment. PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers (MIMechE) COMPUTER SKILLS

Software Tools: AutoCAD, Pro Engineer, NX Nastran, Abaqus, Ansys and CFD, Matlab, Mathcad, Mathematica, FEAP, GID, PipeSIM, NX (Unigraphics), GETSUB, MS Project. Operating System: Windows/Mac

Application Packages: Microsoft Office

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