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Civil Engineer

Location:
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted:
May 05, 2017
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aczw41@r.postjobfree.com

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Amarachi Metumaraibe Ugoji

Sector **, Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Contact: +971508170306, +234 806*******

Email: aczw41@r.postjobfree.com

Skype: amarachi ugoji

CIVIL ENGINEER

To work as a hydraulic engineer and use my knowledge in studying the nature of water and its co-relation with environment.

Snapshot: Qualified, highly efficient & talented Civil Engineer holding M.Sc. degree in Structural Engineering from University of Lagos, Nigeria and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Civil/Water Resources Engineering from Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria, with over 6+ years of rich experience in Civil Engineering design and construction with reputed establishments, working in Lagos and Abu Dhabi ; Well versed in geotechnical, structural, design of steel Pipelines for oil, gas and water. Construction of Hydraulic structures like Water Treatment Plant, wastewater stabilization pond, open and closed channel hydraulic structures with proven ability to deliver the discipline engineering requirements on schedule, within budget as per client instructions and in accordance with Quality standards; Highly organized, having deep understanding of various phases of Surface and Ground Water treatment for industrial, domestic and irrigation Purposes. Excellent analytical skills in assessing hydraulic structures, pipeline problems and developing models for further analysis and troubleshooting; Able to liaise with clients, vendors and leadership spanning diverse cultural backgrounds in planning and executing global water distribution initiatives.

Core Competencies include…

Structural Inspection

Cost Estimation

Site Supervision

Deep Knowledge of Soil Mechanics and Test e.g. Plasticity, Aterberg test, Sieve Analysis, Dry Density etc.

Surface Water Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering

Dam Rehabilitation

Asset Integrity Management

Risk Based Inspection

Pipeline Integrity

Asset Degradation and Damage

Design and Construction of Water Drainage and irrigation.

Proficient in Staad.Pro and AutoCAD

RCC Mixed Design Calculation

Building Construction

Construction of Water Retaining Structures

Concrete Compressing Strength Test or Crushing Test

Analysis and Design of Surface water related Infrastructure

RCC & Precast concrete Construction.

Supervision of Water Pipeline Pressure Testing

Concrete Slump Test or Workability Test

Steel Reinforcement Tensile Strength Test

Concrete Weight Coating Design calculations

Knowledge of Underground Water Treatment Method Using Reverse Osmosis.

Design, Construction and Installation of PVC Pipeline Thrust Blocks

Quality Assurance and Quality control

Rehabilitation of Water Retaining Structures like Dams

Installation of Pigging Facilities to Remove Pipe Deposits

Executive Summary

Experience in Foundation Design and Construction.

Deep Knowledge of soil test like atterberg limit, Plasticity index of cohesive soil, bulk modulus and sieve analysis of soil.

High-performing professional with extensive knowledge of codes, standards, regulations and practices applicable to the design and construction of offshore structures & production facilities which include - AWWA, ASTM, NACE, BS 8110 and BS 5950 Code and Standard and simulation software like AutoPIPE, Caesar II, Mathcad, Civil 3D etc.

Demonstrated ability in ensuring adequate asset integrity management of materials application, corrosion prevention, coatings and preservation and maintenance.

Outstanding skills in interacting with clients, understanding their requirements and accordingly providing customized solutions/services, thereby maintaining complete client satisfaction.

Efficient team leader & player with excellent organization, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills; capable of resolving multiple & complex issues and motivating teams to peak performance.

Good Concrete Quality Assurance and Quality Control Skill

Familiar with Civil construction materials and methods.

Very familiar with the operations of Ground Water and Surface Water Treatment plants.

Execute inspection activities to ensure the optimum reliability, availability and technical integrity of all civil assets (Concrete, coating, insulation and refractory) for equipment and steel structure in his area of responsibility.

Provide technically sound and cost effective maintenance approaches, consistent with the company operating requirements and safety standards.

Experience in soil excavation and earthworks

Career Summary

National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), Abu Dhabi, UAE

Civil/Pipeline Engineer : Nov 2014 – 2016

Key Projects Undertaken

Project

Bahrain Pipeline Project Offshore E&P and Bahrain Pipeline Project Offshore- Offshore Segment of 30 inch, 40.91km, Cross-Country Crude oil Pipeline from Qurrayah (Saudi Arabia) to Al Jazairah (Bahrain).

Client

Saudi Arabian Oil Company & Bahrain Petroleum Company

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Calculating the Offshore Pipeline Wall Thickness

On-Bottom Stability Analysis (Stablelines/AGA) of Offshore Pipeline

Dynamic Analysis Calculation (Stablelines) of Offshore Fiber Optic Cable

Offshore Pipeline Expansion and insitu Stress Analysis(Mathcad)

Analysis and Calculation of Thrust Anchor Block forces at Hot and Cold Ends of Pipeline.

Review and Summarized Offshore Pipeline Basis of Design

Interpretation and application of Saudi Aramco Engineering Reports, Standards and Best Practices.

Research and Analysis of Offshore Pipeline Shore Approach

Interpretation and Application of Offshore Pipeline Alignment Sheet

Preparation of Design reports for deliverables.

Trench excavation and Backfilling

Slope stability design.

Project

Nasr Full Field Development Project Phase I (Brown and Green field development)

Client

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO)

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Performed Offshore Pipeline Free Span Analysis

Performed Offshore Pipeline Riser Stress Analysis

Developed Excel Spreadsheets for Engineering Analysis and Calculations

Preparation of Design reports for deliverables

Project

Zakum Oil Lines Replacement Project PHASE-1

Client

Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO)

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Performed Offshore Riser Weight Calculation

Performed Platform Centre of Gravity Calculation

Al-Ajose Engineering & Construction Company Ltd., Lagos

Civil Engineer : 2011– 2014

Key Project Undertaken

Project

Design and Reconstruction of Water/Waste Water treatment Plant and Supply System

Client

State Local Government Authority

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Ensuring that the right concrete mix for the construction is achieved.

Water and wastewater Stabilization pond design and maintenance.

Quality Assurance/Quality Control of Reinforced Concrete Materials

Steel Tensile Strength Determination and Supervision of Concrete mixes

Determination of reinforced concrete compressive strength and curing by air

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Field construction supervision of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Study the flow, flooding, and runoff of water and its effect on environment

Assist in designing and rehabilitation of gravity dams and other hydraulic structures

Built and install hydraulic and pneumatic systems

Provided repair and maintenance support for hydraulic systems

Analyzed and resolved failure of hydraulic components

Design and laying of water distribution pipelines.

General Paints Ltd., (Construction Dept.), Lagos, Nigeria

Civil Engineer : 2009– 2011

Key Achievements

Project

Estate Building Project Phase 2

Client

State Local Government Authority

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Design, and construction of building projects

Commissioning work from both in house personnel and external contractors

Participating in project engineering reviews, studies and site investigations.

Using design packages like Staad.Pro and civil 3D.

Setting up project procedures and relevant quality forms

Preparing progress report.

Analyzing Geotechnical reports

Construction of building foundation

Rehabilitation of existing structures

Degremont Engineering & Consultancy Services Ltd., Nigeria.

Civil /Hydraulic Engineer : 2006 – 2008

Key Achievements:

Project

Rehabilitation and Construction of State Water Treatments Plant in Osun, Nigeria

Client

Osun State Water Cooperation

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Helped in taking business decisions and enhancing pipeline facilities functions

Managed database of suppliers supplying technical support materials

Assisted in solving technical problems related to pipeline facility integration

Helped in taking business decisions and enhancing pipeline facilities functions

Assisted in solving technical problems related to pipeline facility integration

Performed instrumentation calibration and testing

Prepared material specifications and design drawings

Supervises the reconstruction of Dam Spillway.

Mitigating the effect of Seepages in gravity dam in Osun

Replacement of old connecting and distribution pipes within the treatment plant

Supervises the replacement of depleted carbon filters and sand in the filtration tank

Collect, compile, and study the water-related statistics using computer

Review design of dams, tunnels, and piping systems

Study the flow, flooding, and runoff of water and its effect on environment

State Water Cooperation, Ijora, Lagos, Nigeria.

Civil Engineer : 2005 – 2006

Key Achievements:

Project

Rehabilitation and Construction of State Water Treatments Plant in Lagos, Nigeria

Client

Lagos Water Cooperation

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Supervised the construction and Rehabilitation of Water Treatment Plant

Portable water treatment plant Operator

Seawater Sulphur Removal Unit and Deoxygenating Tower

Maintaining the fresh water intake structure

Connecting water distribution trunk lines to the mains for proper distribution of portable water

Construction of open channels for efficient use.

Supervises the replacement of depleted carbon filters and sand in the filtration tank

Assisted in solving technical problems related to pipeline facility integration

Strabag Construction Nigeria Limited, Lagos

Junior Civil Engineer : 2003 – 2004

Key Achievements:

Project

Building and Road Construction Projects

Client

State Government

Responsibilities

(Design Deliverables)

Replacement of old connecting and distribution pipes within the treatment plant

Supervises the replacement of depleted carbon filters and sand in the filtration tank

Design and Construction of Concrete / Steel Structures

Design, and construction of building projects

Supervising work from both in house personnel and external contractors

Participating in project engineering reviews, studies and site investigations.

Carrying out concrete cube sample test in the laboratory

EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

M.Sc. Structural Engineering – University of Lagos, Nigeria : 2014

Some Courses Offered

Foundation Engineering

Concrete Works Design

Steel Works Design

Theory of Elasticity

Structural Analysis II

Finite Element Method

Concrete Materials

Theory of Plates and Shell

B.Eng. Civil Engineering (Water Resources) - Federal University of Technology Owerri, Nigeria.

Second Class Honours (Lower Division) : 2004

Some Courses Offered

Engineering Thermodynamics

Soil Mechanics, Behavior and Foundation

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials

Fluid Mechanics

Civil Engineering Survey

Engineering Geology

Hydraulics Engineering

Design of Hydraulic Structures

River Engineering

Structural Analysis

Design of Water and Waste Water Treatment Plant

Water Quality Management

Public Health Engineering

Design of Water and Waste Water Treatment Plant

Water Quality Management

Professional Development

Engineering Asset Integrity Management - Dubai, UAE - 2016.

Engineering, Procurement and advance Engineering on Subsea Pipeline Systems – Certificate Awarded by Feddo Consulting, Australia – 2015

Bentley Staad.Pro for Structural Analysis and Design Training - Awarded by CDSS Representative of Bentley Institute U.S.A- 2009.

Computer Proficiency/Skill

AutoPIPE and Caesar II, Mathcad, AutoCAD 2D & 3D etc.

DNV software like “FATFREE” Free Span Analysis and “STABLELINES” stability analysis, PRCI AGA.

STAAD PRO for Structural Analysis and Design of RC Offshore concrete and steel structures.

Microsoft Office Applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point etc.).

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 27-2-1977 Languages Known: English Nationality: NIGERIAN

Passport No.A05961090 Valid till 8-7-2019 l Visa: Residency



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