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Senior Planner Worshop

Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
SAR 15000
January 17, 2017

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Mobile: 009***********,009*********** (Saudi Arabia)

Home: 009*********** (Pakistan)

Personal Info:

Date of Birth: 22nd December 1980 •Religion: Islam

Current Address Tamah compound near Tammi camp Jubail industrial area •Nationality: Pakistani

Permanent Address: 1-G-7/2 Nazimabad # 1 -Karachi Pakistan •Marital Status: Married

Passport # GM1151613 till Dec 2016

Career Objective:

Extrovert and Enthusiastic professional willing to give value contribution through analytical skills and managerial abilities, interpersonal and leadership qualities, knowledge and experience of both planning and project scopes in Construction and shutdown maintenance in the success of organization that offers steady career growth, long term career, job satisfaction along with great opportunities to obtain financial heights.


Bachelor in Chemical Engineering

University of Karachi-Pakistan

Current Position: July 2015 to date

Working with SAUDIkad sister concern company of Azmeel contracting as a Project and Planning Engineer

Project Summary:

Working with client Saudi Aramco

Project name: Onshore Maintain Potential Programme

Project Scope: Saudi Aramco facilities Oil, Gas and water wells and cross country pipelines EPC projects

Consist of complete wells construction from FEED till handover MCC to Saudi Aramco. Project is of multibillion $ of value

Major responsibility is to made plans with planning department from Engineering phase after approval of IFC’s take off materials coordination with clients, vendors and company procurement department

Maintain quality and project safety. Troubleshooting and resolve conflicts with each department’s and client

Daily and weekly progress reporting to management and client

Develop redlines and technical queries TQ

Supporting and strong coordination with all departments and site team

Strong knowledge of Primavera P6 and monitoring and controlling

Perform and hand on experience with ERP system SAP

Previous Position: Jan 2013 to April 2015

Worked at RASGAS (Barzan Onshore Project) in Ras Laffan Industrial City Qatar with Descon Engineering as Planning Engineer

Experience Summary:

Working experience with International / Domestic companies & EPC contractors like Qatar Gas, Ras Gas, Technip, Chiyoda, Japan Gas Corporation, GatroNova Group. Knowledge includes blend of planning and construction experience with strong emphasis on planning, scheduling and monitoring of International Projects such as Qatar Gas, Ras Gas, Olefins Projects.

Worked / Working for


Main Projects



Working Period

•DESCON Engineering Qatar

Planning Engineer

Barzan Onshore Project RAS GAS


Japan Gas Corporation

DEC 2014 to Present

•DESCON Engineering Qatar

Shutdown Planning Engineer

Various Shutdowns in Qatar Petroleum, Qatar Gas, Olefins




JAN 2013 to DEC 2013

•GatroNova Group

Assistant Manager Operations

Petrochemical Production Capacity Enhancement Production plant installation & Modification in Current Production including Pipelines and Coal Furnace installation



DEC 2005 to DEC 2012

Professional Certifications:

•PRIMAVERA P6•HYSYS 2006 •Integrated Software (DPMS)

••MS Office & MS Project

Other Professional Trainings:

Qatar Gas Risk Assessments •H2S training

PDCA (Plan Do Check Act) •KAIZEN Trainings

QG & Ras Gas Construction & PMC Permit to Work Trainings, Lockout & Tag out Isolation (Mechanical & Electrical)

JMJ & Ras Gas Productivity •Finance Training for Non-Finance Alignment Workshop Professionals



Project Introduction: Ras Gas Ras Laffan Industrial City Qatar

Development of two new trains. Train 1 will come on stream in 2014

Working for Descon Engineering Qatar LLC with Train 2 following in 2015.

Designation: Planning ENGINEER Together they will supply around 2 billion standard cubic feet Gas/day

•Core Responsibility Site Procurement, Execution Construction Work of sales gas.

•EPC Contractor Japan Gas Corporation

•Client RasGas


Managing Piping & Equipment erection, completion and handover within planned duration while meeting all the quality standards.

Managing Fabrication work of piping and steel structure.

Managing material procurement and coordination with vendor and suppliers.

Managing and expedite 3rd party inspections and coordination for on time completion of job.

Meetings Performing scheduled in-house and Client meetings.

Efficiently managing Manpower and Resource assignments.

Daily, Weekly, Monthly project update meetings and reporting to Client, Contractor and Management.


EOT (Extension of Time) Preparation and Approval of Revised Primavera Plan using below mentioned methods:

•Impact as Planned Analysis Method

•Time Impact Analysis Method

•Collapsed as built Method

Claims Preparation and Approval.

Best construction team awarded from JGC (Client) for the consecutive five months.

Piping fabrication completion within planned duration.

Piping Erection Milestone Achieved on time while maintaining Highest Efficiency.

LTI Safety Milestone achieved with 430K Man-Hours completed without Lost Time Injury.

A-Check Sheets completion within scheduled duration.


QATAR GAS Ras Laffan Industrial City Qatar:

•Worked for Descon Engineering Qatar

•Designation Planning Engineer Shutdowns

•Core Responsibility Planning, Scheduling, Monitoring & Control

•EPC Contractors Technip & Chiyoda Joint Venture, Technip,

Chiyoda Almana Engineering Limited

•Client Qatar Gas, Qatar Petroleum Refinery, Olefins

Turnaround Projects

1.Qatar Petroleum Refinery 1 & 2 turnaround 2013 client: Qatar Petroleum

2.RLOC olefin turnaround 2014 client: RLOC

Shutdown Projects

1.Qatar Gas Shutdown Train 6 & 7 mechanical tie-in’s 2013 Client: Technip

2.Laffan Refinery 7 combined Projects Client: Chiyoda Almana

3.Qatar Gas Shutdown Train 7 Leak to Leak Over pressure (Additional ESDV) Client: Qatar Gas

4.Qatar Gas Shutdown Train 1 23 combined Projects Phase 2 Client: Chiyoda Almana


Expertise with Rotary and Static equipment and valves

Planning, Scheduling, execution, progress monitoring, manpower estimation and report preparation using Primavera P6, MS Project and Excel.

Preparation of scope of work and schedules (all level) for shutdown maintenance of rotary and static equipments.

Daily & Weekly level V plan updating and submission to Client.

Five & Four Weeks Look Ahead Plan preparation and distribution among site engineers and supervisor and follow-up accordingly.

Progress Monitoring and Man-Hours status updating in Primavera Master Plan and Descon Progress Monitoring System (DPMS).

Identify and resolve change of orders, Critical Path and Critical Activities strong follow-up and suggesting alternate plans to avoid delaying critical activities.

Daily & Weekly Manpower & Resource Management Plan, progress report preparation and 24 hours look ahead schedule report using Primavera P6.

Estimation of man hours and material on work orders for plant change, work request for equipment and piping.

Monitoring the site activities and analyzing the actual work progress, schedule forecasting and controlling.

Coordinating between planning and execution team for achievement of Pre-Shutdown, Maintenance Window (Shutdown) and Post Shutdown plans and milestones.

Daily & Weekly Progress Status Presentations on progress status, highlighting issues and constraints, forecast and strategies for upcoming task and challenges.

Preparation of S-Curve and Histogram

Status report for equipments & unit wise

Read and draw mechanical (P&ID, GA, ISO) and civil drawing for plan facilities

Acquire all information and inputs from originator of work request to prepare a resource plan for required resources so that timely availability can be assured

Reviews work priorities with concerned Operations supervisor to assess backlog work, and to schedule preventive/predictive maintenance and condition monitoring programmes.

Follows up on work progress to minimize variation from plan.

Maintains information of backlog jobs pending due to resource unavailability, shutdown etc and follow up with concerned departments to expedite work.

Maintains data on integrated data sheet on maintenance work carried out, manpower and time, personnel availability, spare parts used etc and updates the data regularly for accurate reference.

Daily and Weekly meetings with Client, Subcon’s and Execution team using the following project performance measuring tools: -S-Curve and meeting status sheet.

Closely monitoring shutdown budget, man-hours booking and material consumptions.

Assisting in Invoicing and work orders related issues.



Company Profile: Gatron Industries limited HUB Baluchistan

GatroNova Group of Industries Limited as an Assistant Manager Operations Gatron Industries Limited is the largest PET (Olefins) manufacturer in Pakistan. The company is operating two world scale PET manufacturing complexes having aggregate design capacity of over 2.3 million metric tons of PET per annum.


Planning, Monitor and Controlling the performance of two Continuous Polymerization & Condensation and Solid State Polymerization plant unit and equipments.

Assess and monitor the performance of various catalyst and additives of plant and analysis of their impact on product through sampling and close monitoring of testing analysis report from Lab.

Calculate the specific energy consumption and identity any opportunities for improvement and plant optimization.

Participate as a team member in Heat Exchanger Designing and sizing of other process equipment and instrument.

Implementation of a HAZOP as a team member conducted HAZOP of projects and modifications, Project HSE reviews (PHSER), Pre-start up safety review (PSSR), Risk analysis, Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and Process Hazard analysis (PHA).

Member of the pre-commissioning, commissioning & performance test run team

Reduced the product conversion cost through process optimization and process improvements.

Improved the plant reliability and Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) by troubleshooting numerous process problems, optimizing process conditions, identifying bottlenecks and resolving it through innovative solutions and modifications.

Implemented and maintained quality and safety management systems, ISO 9001:2000, HSE Management system (HSEMS)

Review vendor quotations regarding plant equipment and recommend on technical basis.

Communicate with licensor, vendors & suppliers.

Evaluate chemical & utility usage and suggest best economic and cost effective results with primary focus on safety and conservation of environment.

Team member for implementation IMS-OHSAS in plant.

GAS Plant (NGP Plant) & NPU Unit

Handling Plant utilities like Cooling, Demineralized, RO, Raw, Feed, Soft water production their utilization, consumption, lab analysis and trouble shootings.

Successfully commissioned and stabilized plant operations.

Leading plant maintenance activities & turnaround management.


To report the “Production Manager” about production matters.

oTo take the charge from outgoing shift and depute the workers.

oTo check and maintain the predefined process parameters.

oTo see trends of process parameters and control the process on DCS.

oTo supervise the shift and control the working of subordinates.

oTo make sure the safe and smooth operation of plant.

oTo look up the controlling of process under specified parameters.

oTo do the troubleshooting and emergencies handling during the operation, start up / shut down of plant as per requirements.

oTo achieve the production targets with quality as ordered by higher authorities.

oTo achieve consumer requirements.

oTo check the availability of raw materials, plant equipments in ready condition and availability of space in silos for storage of products.

oTo control and observe the activity of Quality Control parameters.

oTo check the safety and housekeeping conditions of plant.

oTo keep & maintain the logbook and other shift production related records.

To make alterations as instructed by ‘‘Plant Manager’’.

oFollow up and modify SOP’s for safe and smooth operation of plant.

oHandle troubleshooting and emergencies from plant field and DCS.

oTo look up the preventive and corrective maintenance of plant, using work permit system (Mogan System Software) SAP based.

oPreparation of daily performance summary monitoring including analysis of various parameter and laboratory test results, highlighting the abnormalities and recommendation for the corrective action.

oPreparing studies to develop test and implement changes in plant operations per production plans. To provide functional and technical assistance to various plant personnel in test-checking alterations, diagnosing process problems. Performance evaluation of catalyst.

oIssuing the monthly plant health reports, evaluation of unit efficiencies, product yields, chemical consumption, identifying possible trends to recommend corrective actions.

oKeeping close collaboration with the mechanical, instruments and process & design department. Provides technical assistance and coordination with other disciplines.

Projects Accomplishment:

1. Installation of Coal Furnace 9 MW involved as a project team member and planning all resources and scheduling, detail drawing analysis, equipment testing and piping. Monitoring and controlling of cost and resources.

2. Melt phase conveying of PET polymer to spinning department, involve as a team member from installation to commissioning and startup.

3. PTA conveying bucket elevator installation and involve as a project engineer including budgeting, cost analysis and support to designing and contactor teams.

4. Complete Erection of Cooling Tower & Heat Exchanger’s and their piping which were added in Utilities Section in revamping and debottlenecking to increase production.

5.Successful shutdowns execution Tie-In and timely handover for startup operations.

Area of specialization & Functional skills:

Pre-commissioning, commissioning and performance test run Process optimization, process improvements & debottlenecking

Plant start up, troubleshooting process problems, reliability analysis & Improvements.

Have hand on experience on process controls and DCS plant operations software DELTA V 10.2

Process modeling & simulation experience using Aspen Plus and HYSYS and good working knowledge on MS office.

Defining process and project scope, technical evaluation, feasibility studies, manage and execute projects using Project Management software’s Oracle Enterprise Primavera. P 6.0 & MS Project 2010.

Modifications of plant drawings PFD, P&ID, MSD, System Drawing, Control Schematics.

Equipment Sizing & Datasheet Preparation: Exchanger, Pump, Compressor, Vessels, Tanks, Distillation Towers, Cooling Towers.

Maintain 24/7 plant production by focusing on safe, efficient, reliable maintenance and operation of equipments to ensure the production of quality products.

Planning and execution of the preventive maintenance programs. Improve the reliability of equipments.

Managing capital projects including identifying scope, cost, milestones, etc.

Quality, Health and Safety Management systems, ISO 9001:2000, ISO 14001 HACCP, ISO 18000 OSHAS.

Process safety, HAZOP, HAZID, Incident investigation, IPF/SIL categorization, Project HSE reviews Training and Competency Assessment of shift team

Process specification, Material and heat balance calculations, PSV sizing, Codes & Standards: API, ASME, TEMA.

Reports and Technical Documentation: Conceptual Report writing, Operating guidelines and Philosophy, Operating Manuals, Process Specification.

Skills problem solving, leadership, achievement orientation.

In-house Trainings & Certifications

Safety Protocols of Plant

Fire Fighting & First Aid Course

Work to Permit System.

Hazard Risk Analysis & Assessment

ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditing.

ISO 18000 OHSAS Internal Auditing

ISO 14001:2004 EMS Internal Auditing

Professional Qualifications:

Professional Diploma in Project Management

Pakistan Institute of Management Karachi.

Government of Pakistan Ministry of Industries & Production.

Hazard Risk Analysis & Assessment

National Institute of Productivity

Government of Pakistan Ministry of Industries & Production

Certification in Simulation modeling using ASPEN HYSYS

National Institute of Design Analysis

TUSDEC, Government of Pakistan Ministry of Industries & Production

Certifications in Oracle Enterprise Primavera P6

IPECC & Skill Development Council Karachi

Government of Pakistan


Institute of Chemical Engineers UK (IChemE)

Associate Member Membership/Reference no: 99960823

Language Expertise: •English •Urdu


•Syed Javed Zafar Deputy Manager @ Gatron Industries Ltd

•Syed Umair Anwar Senior Engineer @ Descon Engineer Limited

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