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Project Controls Specialist and Project Coordinator

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
65000 - 75000
September 25, 2019

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A diligent individual with an array of skills and knowledge developed through work experience and academic study. Confident and commercially aware with extensive experience within the petroleum engineering, project management and construction disciplines. I have worked in various technical roles involving project engineering; planning and scheduling; cost and estimating and offshore field engineering - managing and coordinating project change as well as project engineering queries. I have a sound understanding of technical safety, reliability, risk and HSE related issues with years of experience supporting engineering designs and developing project plans for safety critical projects from Concept, FEED, Detailed Design to Operations, Modifications, Maintenance and Management phases. I am a motivated professional with sound understanding of engineering principles. My core experience is in the development of engineering, construction and shutdown plans for assets. This also includes design reviews and risk assessments to enable a cost effective and timely delivered project. I am also familiar with the processes of developing and estimating project cost and managing and project’s third party vendor contracts.


Technical & Computing

Proficient in the use of Primavera P6 & Microsoft Project. Comprehensive knowledge in Project Management methodologies i.e. Prince2, PMI and APM Methodologies. Technical knowledge of FEED, Detailed Design, Supply Chain, Construction, Fabrication, Inspection, Operations, Modifications Maintenance, Commissioning and Decommissioning of Offshore/Onshore Facilities. Knowledgeable in project controls, performance and cost management as well as planning, scheduling, preparation of CTR’s and general project administration. Experience of compiling and updating plans through various levels on both large complex multi-project portfolios or stand-alones contracts at various project stages. PERSONAL SKILLS

Excellent analytical approach to issues, good organizational awareness and excellent reporting skill. Capable of juggling a range of duties and ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines. Excellent time management skills - constantly exhibited with prompt and timely completion of deliverables & responds well to a challenging environment.

Strong communicator at all levels and impeccable presentation skills Awareness of health and safety legislation

Displays high standards in ethics and professionalism PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Professional Member: Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Professional member: Chattered Management Institute (CMI) Professional Member: Project Management Institute (PMI). Professional Member: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) – Aberdeen Section. Professional Member: Association of Project Managers (APM). PMP certification for Project Managers – In progress EDUCATION

Doctoral Researcher (Suspended) Feb 2012 - (The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen) Research Proposal based on Interfacing Earned Value Management with Project Risk Management detailing the guiding principles of their application in a project context. Rationale includes, efficiently developing new measures to manage project risk, project’s technical performance, progress tracking and proper project monitoring and control via an integrative application of earned value management methodologies as the key performance indicator in accessing project risk.

Level 3 VQ/QCF in Project Controls Engineering Apr 2011 – Sept 2012 (ECITB, United Kingdom) ECITB Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) is a work-based assessment that is based on the National Occupational Standards (NOS) of specific technical disciplines of any sector of all the operational industries in the United Kingdom. The NOS’ vocational qualification assessment is developed by a combined union of employers and professional bodies.

Diploma in First Line Management Feb 2010 – April 2012 (Chartered Management Institute, United Kingdom) This course is designed to develop professionals into supervisors and managers making them aware of the commercial implications of good communication, resource management and the motivational / leadership qualities required for making sound management decisions. It will also improve one’s basic administrative knowledge by focusing on the development of specific management skills laying emphasis on management areas appropriate to one and one’s workplace.

MSc. Project Management Sept 2008 – Sept 2009 (The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen) The course provides training that is directly relevant to the requirements of professional project engineering. It bridges the gap between technical engineering and project administration. Key Modules Include: Oil and Gas Management; Professional Body of Project Management (APM and PMI certified subject areas);Project Risk and Safety Management; Strategic Management Accounting; Investments Appraisals; Project Costing, Estimating and Budgeting; Project Performance Management; Project Planning and Control, Quality Management; Project Strategy and Leadership; Contract Law; Supply Chain Management etc. BEng. Petroleum Engineering 2001 – 2006 (Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria) The course provides the basic academic, theoretical and practical training for petroleum and natural gas engineering. This training is a highly relevant requirement of being a professional Petroleum Engineer. FURTHER TRAINING

PRIMAVERA P6 102 - Milestone PM Solutions

Professional Skills Development - Chattered Management Institute Diploma in First Line Mgt Certificates in Global Oil and Gas Management - Atlas eLearnng Modules ECITB PROJECT CONTROLS VQ - ACOSTE/ECITB e-qual Paperless Portfolio APM Certification for Project Managers - Robert Gordon University Project Management Essentials - Robert Gordon Uni. via Amec Academy Basic Offshore Safety Induction & Emergency Training - Falck Nutec (OPITO Approved) MIST (Minimum Industry Safety Training) - Falck Nutec (OPITO Approved) BG-GROUP ASPIRE Safety Course - Optimus Seventh Generation Corporate Commercial Awareness 1&2 - Amec Academy

Sustainability Awareness - Amec Academy


Employer: Creg Handaz Construction LLC

Roles occupied: Project Coordinator - Dec 2014 – Date Project: Various

Responsibilities: Ensuring compliance with all necessary regulatory, industry, project and company specifications, in my role as a project coordinator, I am responsible for the delivery of multi-discipline construction projects for multiple clients across various site locations for all Creg Handaz projects in Nigeria’s south-south region. With a primary focus on scope definition, cost management, verification assurance and close-out activities, key responsibilities include:

Develop and establish a Project Charter for all approved project, defining projects goals and objectives, cost estimates, risks, assumptions, resource levels, roles and responsibilities, work breakdown structure, flow charts, project milestones, and project deliverables.

Responsible for developing and updating the Detailed Project Plan (DPP) in accordance with the DPP procedure for project execution.

Audit project compliance with established procedures. Review contract for risk and correct deficiencies. Lead member for all project controls audits and reviews reporting directly to the Director of Operations and working cross-functionally with the project’s technical supervisors, project's technical package managers and discipline technical authorities.

Provide on-site project coordination support, tracked and reported project progress against the baseline, and constantly monitored project risk and opportunities while mitigation and back-up plans were proactively developed as required.

Manage site administration and logistics, work directly with accounting to process vendors, purchase orders and invoices as well as work directly with commercial manager to ensure all contract and sub-contractor activities and budgets are adhered to as outline in bids as well as executed contracts to avoid cost overruns and ensure budgets and work schedules are maintained.

Promote safety within the construction and execution sites, ensure work is performed in accordance with HSE regulatory policies and procedures, best practice standards and contract requirements. Ensure all project sites are provided with the right tools, equipment and PPE for designated work. Carried on-site inspections and develop real time progress reports as is. Monitor progress, labor productivity, work outcomes, as well as cost and schedule deviations or variances using Earned Value Management.

Catered for project change and modifications in engineering designs as per raised engineering queries throughout project’s duration.

Participated in regular project meetings and made inputs in the development of schedule related KPI’s. When in lead, maintained direct contact with members within the project team; peers in partner companies and managed progress reports development and follow-up as a whole within the consortium. Established and maintained excellent relationship with project stakeholders, vendors, suppliers, community and local government officials, keeping them informed with relevant information and making sure all operational permits and government regulatory policies as per specific projects are adhered to across board. Build strong relationship with client’s senior management; understand, react and respond to their concerns whilst ensuring the project is meeting and/or exceeding their expectations. Produce, review and ensure reports submitted to client meet their deliverables, schedule and contract commitments.

Oversee invoicing and follow up with clients to improve and ensure cash flow. Participate in closeout preparations and organizing regular meetings to keep client and stakeholders abreast with project progress in closeout phase.

Employer: AMEC Group – Natural Resources Division (Europe and West Africa) Roles Occupied: Project Planner and Project Controls Engineer - March 2012 – Aug 2013 Project: AMEC Facilities Engineering Projects

Responsibilities: The Amec Facilities Engineering (FE) Projects Team provides a wide range of technical engineering services for various clients at the same time. At the heart of facility engineering is the provision of support engineers to work closely with client’s asset operations to execute or manage facility modifications projects. Amec FE services offered clients flexible support solutions from ‘as required’ technical support through to in-house facility engineering tailored to provide the most cost-effective solution possible. This role provided an extensive experience in managing multi-discipline oil and gas Brownfield development projects. It also required maintaining a consistent interface with both external clients and internal project teams. On this project I provided planning and project engineering support to Apache North Sea Limited in the Forties Field; BP’s Forties Pipeline System: Landline and Unity & BP FPS; Talisman’s – Fulmar Fire and Gas Project; Maersk’s FPSO – Curle; Bluewater’s FPSO Vessels for the Lundin - Brynhild Tie-Back Project; as well as Fairfield Dunlin asset where AMEC is Duty Holder. Key responsibilities include:

Development of detailed project schedules comprising of project management, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning activities;

Ensuring that planning techniques and practices within Amec are compatible with specific types of contract work considering the differing demands of separate business streams; Managing rescheduling activities associated with scope changes and variations to Contract; Coordinating project change and updating the change register; Preparing and issuing weekly updates for S-curves, histograms, man-hour summary by discipline, milestone schedule, project dashboards and project performance indicator reports; Developing and coordinating a comprehensive project document and drawing deliverables register and reporting their progress status as required;

Ensuring that all plans and schedules are prepared and executed in accordance with the Company’s planning standards;

Implementing company safety policy principles described in the Company and area Safety Management System documents in relation to the Planning function; Providing proactive assistance to the project manager and discipline leaders to deliver the project within the Client’s milestone completion requirements;

Ensure WBS alignment with the estimate, schedule and cost controls; Identify project schedule overruns and associated recovery options; Assisting the Construction Manager in implementing shut down schedules, where required. Prepare project and discipline status reports as required; Interface with Cost Estimating, Cost Control and Document Control functions and maintain good communications with other related Departments; and Provide planning coaching support sessions for new entrants, grads and apprentices as the case may be. OTHER ROLES WITHIN AMEC INCLUDE:

Role: Offshore Field Engineer - April 2011 – March 2012 Project: AMEC / BG – Group Contract (North Everest and Armada Shutdown Campaigns) Responsibilities: I was part of the team that developed the engineering plans and the offshore construction plans for the BG Armada and North Everest 2011/2012 Shutdown Campaigns. Offshore, I was responsible for managing the plans through the duration of the campaign. Key responsibilities include: Collating, recording and reporting projects daily progress for the platform’s shutdown construction scopes. Serve as the focal point between the onshore engineering and offshore construction project technical teams. Carrying out field surveys for engineering queries and tracking/responding/updating every raised query. Coordinating project changes and updating the change project register. Managing all project workpacks.

Developing CTRs and updating invoices.

Key achievements include the safe delivery of the BG Armada 2011 shutdown campaign and the BG North Everest 2011/2012 Shutdown campaign.

Project Sites: Aberdeen City, Offshore North Sea – UK Role: Offshore Field Engineer - Nov 2010 – April 2011 Project: AMEC/BG – Group Contract (Gaupe and NWSS Project) Responsibilities: I was part of the team responsible for delivering the BG’s Gaupe and Northwest Seymour Sidetrack (NWSS) project to a successful completion. The Gaupe and NWSS developments was designed and constructed in parallel. My team developed robust project plans for complex project scopes such as the implementation of subsea tie backs from the Gaupe and North West Seymour (NWSS) wells to the Armada platform hub and a new subsea tie back to the North Everest platform hub. Other major work scopes include topsides modification to the Armada platform to cater for Guape and NWSS pipe work, Instrumentation, chemical injection facilities and davits reinforcement for new lifeboats. We were also responsible for planning vendor work scopes for scaffolding and upgrades to the accommodation and gym facilities. Key achievement for me on this project is being fully responsible for the development of the plan that saw the successful delivery of the flotel interface. The safe and successful hook-up of the Safe Caledonia flotel to the Armada platform was a significant milestone in preparation for the Armada 2011 shutdown campaign.

Project Sites: Aberdeen City, Offshore North Sea – UK Role: Project Controls Engineer April 2010 – Nov 2010 Project: ConocoPhillips Jasmine Brownfield Development Responsibilities: I was part of the core project delivery team responsible for the initial planning of the Phase 2

(Detail Design) Brownfield development of project Jasmine. On this project, I was involved in redesigning the projects WBS and activity mapping/coding structure. I was also directly responsible for developing the project’s deliverables tracking and dashboard reporting suites. Using the engineering deliverables status reporting (EDSR) suite, it was my responsibility to retrieve, collate and record project’s deliverables progress and update same on the P6 plan through the duration of detail design phase 2 stages. My duties also include keeping track of long-lead items and engineering requisitions by coordinating and updating the engineering procurement status report (PSR). Project Sites: Aberdeen City, UK


mployer: Balmoral Offshore Engineering

Role: Planning Engineer June 2009 – March 2010

Project: Process Flow Re-Engineering on Company’s basic Project Execution Manual Responsibilities: I was the leader of a team tasked with the development of a modified/improved model of the company’s existing dynamic Project Execution Manual (PEM). The final output which incorporates theoretical and industry best practice principles was commissioned as the corporate procedure via which all company projects are planned, monitored and controlled. Additional procedures were developed for risk management, change control, product purchasing, quality management, product development, progress tracking, transportation and shipping, product delivery and project closeout.

Project Sites: Aberdeen City, UK

Employer: Geoservices Nigeria Limited

Roles: MWD/LWD Field Trainee; Well Testing Graduate Engineer Nov 2003 – Aug 2006 Project: Total ELF, Obagi; Agip, Omoku, Addax, Oguta and Shell Nigeria (SPDC Bonny) Fields. Responsibilities:

Responsible for delivery of correct and accurate measurements and surveys while drilling. Dedicated to observing critical surface and MWD/LWD parameters and their trends, with a main intent of preventing well-related problems and associated NPT.

Assembly of down hole MWD tools and surface systems. Responsible for survey quality in relation to formation evaluation. Generation and interpretation of anti-collision report on multi well pads. Strapping of Bottom Hole Assembly (BHA) components and BHA design recommendations based on well profile. Supervision of tool movement on location, picking up and laying down BHA. Down hole motor selection, adjustment of motor bend and bit installation to meet specification. Sound knowledge of down hole parameters and its effect on wellbore placement. Responsible for tool shipping/transfers, drilling reports, customer billing and end of well reports. Good knowledge of Vibration in relation to survey quality and wellbore positioning. Project Sites: Port Harcourt, Bonny, Obagi, Omoku, Oguta in Niger Delta, Nigeria. PROFFESSIONAL SERVICES/PAPERS PRESENTED

Graduate Assistant presenting “Project Fundamentals” Course Module to 1st Semester Robert Gordon University Project Management MSc. Class.

Presentation/Workshop case study on ‘Sustainable Development’ for AMEC new Graduate intake /induction programme (November 2012)

Presentation on “Project Planning”- key principles and prospects’ to new graduates AMEC (Jan 2012, Jan 2013) Presentation on “Introduction to Project Control” to potential engineers at the Newtonhill Primary School

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Awards and Recognitions

Best MSc. Project Management Dissertation – RGU Project Management (MSc.) Class of 2008 Best Graduating Student – ECITB Level 3 VQ/QCF in Project Controls Engineering – Sept 2012 Beyond Zero Safety Excellence Award – Sponsored by Alan Johnstone (Amec Head of Operations, Europe and West Africa) – July 2013


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