JAMES S. YABOUR
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Mobile No: +971*********
SUMMARY OF CAREER
Degrees in mechanical engineering with thirteen years’ permit to work and maintenance experience in chemical plant, nickel and cobalt refinery, aluminum refinery, LNG plant, plastic manufacturing and steel manufacturing.
Broad experience in implementation of permit to work and LOTO system at construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start up and operation stage of a plant.
An active listener and strives to understand mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and civil works in order to issue permits at the best safety condition.
Good understanding of plant operations and maintenance gained by personal experience and field supervisory level.
CORE STRENGTH & TECHNICAL SKILLS
Job hazard analysis and Risk assessment
Manage and Supervise of Permit to
Plant operation Safety
Industrial and Facility maintenance
Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
Proficiency in P &ID’s and Isometric
Feb 04, 2016 to March 31, 2019 PTW COORDINATOR
Sadara chemical (Joint venture of Dow chemical and Saudi Aramco), KSA Hydrocarbon and Engineering – ICF OSBL
Commissioning and Start-Up and Operation
Supplied Manpower by: SNC Lavalin, Saudi Arabia
Implementation and monitoring of Sadara policies, system, processes, procedures and controls relation to the isolation and permitting to ensure employee safety, legislative compliance and a responsible environmental attitude.
Review and verify all documentation accompanies requests for permits are properly completed.
Conduct worksite risk assessment to ensure that all hazards associated with the work have been identified and approves the control measures or preventive measures are in place prior on issuance of work permits.
Plans and schedules all isolations and permitting process, provides permits as required during shift to support the effective, timely and smooth implementation of work within the assigned operation centre.
Support with planning and scheduling major shutdowns, in conjunction with the operation’s supervisor, by ensuring that the planning process accounts for the effective isolation in line with the scope of maintenance that is planned and look ahead permits preparation.
Lead the safe and effective isolation of equipment to ensure preparation requirements are carried out safely and zero energy test are completed as required before work commences.
Maintain and update daily PTW register and isolation activities through Operation discipline management system, ODMS and associated documents in order to keep up-to-date and accurate records to prevent work clashes.
Take control of isolation and permit issuance of remote location work as per compliance on procedure.
Involved in educating workers in toolbox meetings about the day-to-day criticality of respective jobs and safety requirements.
Implementing LOTO procedure, perform isolation and de-isolation. Monitor and audits PTW compliance especially the lock out/ Tag Out system in relation to issues work permits.
Report and investigate incidents and near misses.
Perform gas testing activities where necessary.
Ensure that the worksite is left in safe condition when the work is completed or suspended.
Ensure that adequate handovers take place at shift change with regard to job status and isolation condition.
Attend departmental daily meeting for discussion of prioritizing and planning of critical activities for safe execution.
Mentoring and coaching local employees in the permit to work and LOTO system.
PERFORM OTHER DUTIES
AREA FOCAL POINT
Assigned as one of the area owner of Outside battery limit (OSBL) and perform daily monitoring of all activities.
Monitoring, reporting and review any non-conformance for preventive and corrective maintenance with the OSBL subsystems and utilities lines, sanitary lift stations, equipment, fire hydrant, PIV, roads, communication system and ditches to identify areas of continual improvement.
Responsible to raise notification through SAP system for preventive and corrective maintenance or breakdown equipment and review reject or approve based on needs.
Liaise with various department when the equipment that required shutdown, maintenance and return to operation of equipment.
Interface with maintenance coordinator, planner and operation supervisors to develop maintenance schedule, look ahead plans for permit preparation, equipment preparation, materials and manpower availabity for fast work.
Supervise and monitor maintenance’s and contractor’s job.
Involved in startup of LP, MP, and HP Steam, Industrial water, sanitary lift station and other subsystem.
Assigned in Nitrogen preservation of commissioned subsystem and perform padding and de-padding, checking the required dew point, oxygen level, snoop test and pressure monitoring.
Assigned in Line labeling.
Involved in system walk down.
May 12, 2014 to 31 March 31, 2015 PTW COORDINATOR
Alcoa-Maaden Aluminum Refinery, Saudi Arabia
Commissioning and Start up
Red Side Department
Industry: Mining and Metal processing
Supplied Manpower by: SNC Lavalin, Saudi Arabia
Responsible for implementation of Maaden Aluminum Refinery permit to work procedures and issue PTW from Commissioning and Start-up through operation.
Manage and supervise of PTW office.
Conduct and review risk assessment on subject work area for the permit to work request and to identify hazards and apply the correct control measures.
Bridging the work permit between construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and operation (SIMOPS/ SIMCON) ensuring that clashes of activities would be properly coordinated.
Review and prepare the LOTO base on standard isolation practices that would meet the safety requirements of permit to work request
Authorize the modification of isolation and De-isolation of LOTO’s, controls the boundary isolation and lock box system.
Responsible for day to day planning of work to be executed and look ahead jobs for preparation and monitor the PTW tracking of all permits status.
Attend daily meeting and coordinate with the commissioning team, contractor, operation and maintenance to discuss the daily work activities.
Direct reporting to the Manager and supply accurate data regarding PTW status.
Experience equipment handled, primary and secondary crushers, conveyor,
Bucket wheel reclaimer, semi autogenous grinding mill, digester, blow off and relief tank, settler, mud washer, security filtration, plate heat exchanger, evaporator, thickener, cyclones, JPU, wirth pump, seed filtration.
PERFORM OTHER DUTIES
Involved in Pre Start up Safety Review (PSSR)
Assist on mechanical walk down.
Nov 24, 2010 to Mar 13, 2014 PERMIT COORDINATOR Ambatovy- Nickel and Cobalt Refinery, Madagascar Africa Leach Department – Operation
Industry: Mining and Metal processing
Managing and coordination of Permit to Work for the Pre-commissioning, commissioning and operation of the Refinery.
Accepts and prepare work permit request and approves the hazard controls for a specific scope of work, these include briefing the Permit Acceptor on the hazard controls in place.
Review Job Safety and Environmental Analysis and Quantitative Risk Assessment for the specific scope of work and approves the control measures or preventive measures of any hazard associated to specific task.
Check that all pre-requisities of specific work of the following; Hot work, confined space entry, excavation, lifting plan, working at heights, instrumentations, civil works, electrical works and mechanical works are all prepared before issuing Permit To Work.
Manage the isolation and permit issuance of remote location work wherein job safety and environmental analysis has been approved by superintendent and compliance to ERT procedure.
Ensuring that PTW register, updates, changes are effectively communicated through enterprise asset management system (Software application).
Prepare isolation list base on standard practices and conduct field verification on the credibility of LOTO in Electrical Substation, Distribution Panel and Mechanical isolation of different process.
Responsible for the control of isolation and lock box system.
Ensure equipment preparations requirements are carried out safely and zero energy test are completed as required before work commences.
Conduct walk down inspection to the equipment or system to make sure the readiness of equipment for testing.
Participates in incident investigation and audits.
Coordinate and work side by side with commissioning team, operation, maintenance, H&S team, ERT for the safe execution of work activities and the preparation of PTW requirements.
Monitor and inspect at the work area to ensure all requirements for specific work are strictly implemented.
Support with planning and scheduling major shutdowns, in conjunction with the Operation supervisor, by ensuring that the planning process accounts for the effective isolation in line with the scope of maintenance that is planned.
Train local employees in the permit to work system and LOTO for the safe transition of the permit office.
May 13, 2007 to May 13, 2009 MECHANICAL ENGINEER – Base Crew Personnel
Yanbu Gas Plant (NGL) – SAUDI ARAMCO
Work Order Planning, Material and Contracts Unit
Supplied Manpower by: Isam Kabbani and Partners Co., KSA
June 09, 2005 to 11 June 2006 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Toritsu Technology Asia Incorporated Manufacturer of Plastic Molded Products Calamba City, Laguna, Philippines
Jan 08, 1998 to Sept 20, 2002 JUNIOR MAINTENANCE ENGINEER Green Rock Steel Corporation Manufacturer of Steel Bars (Rolling Mill) Halayhay, Tanza, Cavite, Philippines
ATTENDED SADARA INHOUSE TRAINING
FEB 28 – MAR 10, 2016 Life Critical Standard
Feb 06, 2016 Permit User
ATTENDED MAADEN INHOUSE TRAINING
June 2014 Fatality Prevention
June 2014 Hazard Communication
May 2014 Lockout and Tag out Verification User
May 2014 Hot Work training
May 2014 Confined Space Entry
May 2014 Fall Control User
May 2014 Permit to Work User
May 2014 Permit to Work Preparation
ATTENDED AMBATOVY’S TRAINING Tapakala training Center-Ambatovy Madagascar, Africa
Oct 26, 2011 Chemical Risk
Oct 22, 2011 Quality Management System
09 July 2011 Respiratory Protection
08 Jun 2011 Watchman
07 Jun 2011 Gas Testing
23 May 2011 Self Contained Breathing Apparatus
04 May 2011 Enterprise Asset Management
3 Feb 2011 Confined Space Entry
02 Feb 2011 Permit Coordinator
01 Feb 2011 Equipment Preparer
27 Jan 2011 Working at heights
26 Jan 2011 Job Safety Environmental Analysis
25 Jan 2011 Permit Acceptor
24 Jan 2011 Permit User
TOP UP TRAINING
29 Nov 2010 to 29 Feb 2011
Aug 31, 2009 to Oct 14, 2009 BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM FOR DRILLING PERSONNEL Oilwell Drilling Technology Development Center, Inc. Quezon City, Philippines
Introduction to Basic Oilwell Drilling Technology
Introduction to Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) / SCBA
IADC Rigpass Orientation and Basic Safety Awareness (Including Slinger and Bankman Safety Measures)
First Aid at Oil and Gas drilling Rig
Orientation on the Prevention of Marine Pollution
August 14-21, 2006 BASIC SAFETY TRAINING
Mariners Training Institute
Canaman, Camarines Sur, Philippines
Personal Survival Techniques
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
Elementary First Aid
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
May 31, 1997 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Technological Institute of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines
October 1995 to Dec 1995 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
Manila Manpower - Manila Philippines
Aug 26, 1995 to Oct 21, 1995 Motor and Transformer Rewinding
Meralco Foundation Institute, Manila Philippines
Technical Adviser Nicolas Cummings
Operation Manager Sherwin Bacanto
Maynilad Water Services Inc. Philippines
Manager Rod Watts
Maaden Alcoa aluminum Refinery