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Power Plant Engineer

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
September 19, 2019

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Main Skills

Total Productivity Management

Contract Management

Construction Management





Educational Background

Safety Engineer

Universidade Candido Mendes

Master’s Degree - 2016.

Civil Engineer

Universidade Estadual de Londrina

Bachelor’s Degree - 1996.

Caio Cavalari


20+ years working with Civil Engineering in multinational construction companies. Solid experience in construction of large projects, including buildings, asphalt roads, power plants, pipe-racks structures, concrete strength mix design, industrial and process buildings, water treatment and sewage systems, drainage systems, bay-savers, bridges and transmission lines.

Experienced in Power Plant construction from the conceptual phase, environmental and safety interfaces, installation license, building, commissioning and operation license (civil construction, electromechanical assemblies and electrical installations).

Review and approval of projects, quantitative survey of materials, monitoring and planning the project schedule, request and approval of materials’ purchase, contractors working reports, general conference of services executed, organization of construction sites.

Bid analysis, budgeting and planning for tenders and feasibility studies. Strategic planning and cost reduction, development of timeline to achieve goals. Management and coordination of multidisciplinary teams, supervising work to ensure compliance with project (technical, regulatory, legal and contractual). Knowledge in construction methods and guidelines.

Civil Engineer and Safety Engineer. Certified in Business Processes Management. On site Engineer, hands on profile, available to travel. Legally Authorized to work in USA.

Work Experience

TERMONORTE I – Porto Velho Power Plant / Senior Consulting Engineer Nov/2017 to May/2019 Porto Velho, RO/ Brazil

Working as an Engineer Consultant for the relocation, refurbishment and rebuild a 68 MW power plant project. Meridian Construction Company Ltd – Project Coordinator and Safety Engineer Officer Apr/2016 to Aug2017 Tortola/ British Virgin Islands Working as a Project Coordinator and Safety Officer in Tortola for the BVI EC Phase V Power Plant Extension Project with three Generator Sets Wartsila W9L46, responsible to report all project areas including safety, environment, civil works, electromechanical assemblies and pre-commissioning. Working as a Project Coordinator in the Antigua Heritage Quay Pier Park Extension Project and the Nanny Cay Marina Pier Project responsible for reviewing the concrete and steel piles frame construction drawings. CONTEC Engenharia – Expert Civil Engineer

Feb/2015 to Apr/2016 Rio de Janeiro, RJ/ Brazil

Working as a Civil Engineer preparing expert reports to the Brazilian State Law 6400 from March 5, 2013. The Law determines the performance of regular mandatory self-inspection, by the owners of the residential, commercial and public buildings, including structures, facades, gables, roofs and work slope retention and all its facilities, and creates Technical Report of Inspection Building (T.R.I.B. - Laudo Tecnico de Vistoria Predial) in the state of Rio de Janeiro and others. SNC-Lavalin Marte – Contract Project Manager

Feb/2013 to Feb/2015 Rio de Janeiro, RJ/ Brazil

Working as a Contract Project Manager dealing the technical specifications of each project with clients. Establish and maintain the scope for each project. Establish an interface with clients to solve problems. Measure activities related to the projects, preparing the budget result from the scope variation, waking the technical criteria and project schedules with clients. Identify and submit approval of the technical services to the third parties, planning, executing, and indicating improvement opportunities for all stages of the project, such as: deadlines, scope, finance, quality, and others. Determine investigations and research when necessary. Approve technical paper, such as specifications, chart flow, plants, among others. Negotiate with the supervisors the technicians to be allocated. Validate and maintain periodic reports updated about project progress. Identify business opportunities from ongoing projects. WorleyParsons – EPC Owner Engineer

May/2012 to Feb/2013 Rio de Janeiro, RJ/ Brazil

Working as EPC Owner-representative Engineer, managing the civil engineering of Petrobras EPC Contract 550 MW Power Plant Combined Cycle for the construction phases in Seropédica – RJ. Votorantim Metais – Project Coordinator

Out/2010 to Apr/2012 Juiz de Fora, MG/ Brazil

Working as a Project Coordinator at the expansion project of the zinc factory and polymetallic project phases in Juiz de Fora

- MG. Installation of filtration areas, rotary kiln, crystallization, dehalogenation, pyro metallurgy, hydrometallurgy, fire prevention system, compressor house, shed raw material storage silos and 13.8 KW substation, all projects to recycling the electric arc furnace dust –EAFD.

CT Main – Project Manager Supervisor

Nov/2009 to Sept/2010 São Paulo, SP/ Brazil

Working as Project Manager Supervisor for the Owner in Bioenergy MPC project, a biomass power plant, combined cycle 12.33 MW in São Borja – RS, responsible to report all project areas including safety, environment, civil works, electromechanical assemblies and pre-commissioning. Diferencial Energia – Implementation Manager

Mar/2009 to Oct/2009 Linhares, ES/ Brazil

Working as a Construction Implementation Manager on Linhares Power Plant - ES. 24X20V34SG engines, environmental licenses, design, access roads, site facilities, anti-flood landfill and plateau of the two buildings on sandy terrain. Sandwell Consulting Engineering – Construction Project Manager Oct/2008 to Mar/2009 Corumba, MT/ Brazil

Working as Construction Project Manager on an iron ore expansion Project from Rio Tinto Corumba – MS. The entire project includes a 25 km overland conveyor, a ferry port, a storage area, mine expansion and dam leveling up. Wärtsilä Brazil – Maintenance Superintendent

Aug/2007 to Oct/2008 Manaus, AM/ Brazil

Working in three different activities: Electromechanical maintenance superintendent in five Power Plants with Wärtsilä 18V46 and MAN 18V48 and 18V32 engines; Civil engineer responsible to finish the new workshop building in Manaus – AM; Civil engineer responsible for the foundation excavation and blasting rock project new Wärtsilä engines 20V50 of the TEVISA Power Plant in Viana – ES.

TERMONORTE ENERGIA LTDA – Construction Project Manager Oct/2006 to Aug/2007 Porto Velho, RO/ Brazil

Working as a Construction Project Manager coordinating the power plant benefits and all phases of the project for seven different steps, including the phases of breeding and processing of all punch list work. Responsible for mitigation project and environmental compensation.

EL PASO Construction – Project Manager Assistant

Apr/2001 to Sep/2006 El Paso, Texas/ USA – Porto Velho, RO/ Brazil Working as a Construction Project Manager Assistant inspecting and supervising the Consortium Camargo Correa & Hyundai Constructions at all stages, including environmental, safety, civil, electrical and mechanical commissioning of the turbines G&E and FUJI, simple and combined cycle.

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