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Instrument Engineer

Singapore, Central Region, Singapore
March 09, 2020

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Instrument Construction / Commissioning Engineer

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A British and Australian Citizen with Permanent Residency status in the Philippines, I am an experienced engineering project management professional with proven success in construction and commissioning environments. Strong ability to oversee tasks from concept to completion. Demonstrated skills in instrumentation systems. Expertise in petrochemicals, refineries, gas plants, FPSOs, offshore, shipyard, and steel venues. Background in installation, construction, start-up, maintenance, inspection, and commissioning of instrumentation, control, and process systems.


Ethical Compliance & HSE Leadership

Team Leadership

DCS Systems

Commissioning and Client Handovers

Strategic Planning & Analysis

Oral, Written Communications

Process Equipment

Ex Equipment

Mechanical Completions


4-year Apprenticeship as an Instrumentation and Control Technician

H.N.C. in Instrumentation and Control Engineering, University of Teesside, UK.

Cert III in Production Operations

Hazardous Area CompEX Refresher Course 2020


Petroplan Europe Ltd, London 2019 to PRESENT DATE

Lead Instrument Engineer: ENERGEAN ISRAEL LTD, Karish FPSO Project, Sembawang Shipyard Singapore, Siemens yard Batam & Offshore Israel.

As part of the Clients PMT reporting directly to the Delivery Manager. Responsible for validating all the Contractors Instrument & Telecom Construction & Commissioning documentation. Attending FAT’s for the ICSS equipment and answering TQ’s from the Contractors Instrument & Telecom departments. Overseeing all FPSO Instrument, Fire & Gas, Telecom & Security systems layout planning and attending walkdowns to sign off area MC documentation. Witnessing Commissioning of equipment and signing off all trade related documentation, inclusive of the final performance test, on behalf of the client and ensuring vessel compliance/class with the validating authority.

Wood Group, Dubai. 2018 to 2019

Instrument Construction / Commissioning Engineer-PACO: BASRAH GAS COMPANY, Southern Iraq.

As part of the PMT, arranging MC walkdowns and discipline acceptance then powering up and function testing all instrument systems to a number of new Yokogawa DCS/IPS/F&G installations, including SAT’s, on new & existing Gas Compression and NGL facilities using a GoC Completion Management System. Raising/Clearing TQ’s and Punchlist items and handing over systems to Operations. On a number of Compressor Brownfield plants, installation and commissioning of a series of Anti-Surge upgrades inclusive of all field equipment and tying into a number of new Yokogawa DCS/IPS panels.

Key Accomplishments:

Lead role in the successful installation & commissioning of three remote brownfield compressor station anti-surge upgrade projects.

Successful SAT & commissioning of the new Yokogawa ICSS systems inclusive of field instrumentation.

Technip Oceania Pty Ltd, Perth, Western Australia. 2017 to 2018

Instrument Commissioning: INPEX AUSTRALIA, Ichthys LNG Project, Australia

Answering directly to the Commissioning Superintendent, responsible for raising all PTW’s, and ensuring all scope complies with the company HSSE regulations, for the commissioning of all Instrumentation to/from a series of Yokogawa PCS and HIMA SIS/F&G systems whilst using an Opercom ICAPS Completion Management Database to ensure an efficient handover process. Raising and closing out punch list items and carrying out SIF testing on the HIPPS flowline equipment whilst also commissioning the four GE LM2500 driven gas export compressors.

Key Accomplishments:

Successful commissioning of the facilities Fire & Gas equipment within schedule.

Brunel Technical Services, Makati City, Philippines 2012 to 2016

Lead Instrument Construction/Commissioning Engineer: SHELL PHILIPPINES, Gas Depletion Project, Philippines

As part of the Clients PMT answering directly to the Commissioning Manager, responsible for writing/updating equipment commissioning procedures, attending HAZOP, HAZID, FAT visits for package equipment and SIT’s. Overseeing and hands-on pre-commissioning/commissioning of all field instrumentation & Telecom PAGA/CCTV systems to/from the DCS & UCP/PLC panels incorporating Modbus Multiplex systems for the new platform and the Brownfield/SIMOP’s scope on the existing platform in alignment with the GoC Completion Management System. Registering all MOC/software modifications/red line documentation and raising/answering TQ’s. Ensure SCE testing is reviewed and project TIV is complied with including ensuring that all mechanical/electrical/instrument installations are fully compliant to IEC standards. Complete testing and commissioning of all FGS/SIS/PAS/UCP/HVAC systems and C&E matrices that were witnessed by the Operations Management team prior to the introduction of hydrocarbons and the final performance testing of the two Rolls Royce Gas Turbine Driven Gas Compressor packages. Running daily Commissioning update meetings whilst offshore via link up to the onshore Management team.

Key Accomplishments:

Commissioning Lead for all offshore scope ensuring project is completed safely and platform start up is on schedule.

Oversee Phase 2 Deep Water High Pressure Well Expansion Project, inclusive of Flow line Flushing and Remote Drill Rig Telemetry Platform ESD equipment design and installation.

SBM Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore 2009 to 2012

Lead Instrument Construction/Commissioning Field Engineer: SBM, Aseng Tanker to FPSO Conversion Project, Keppel & Dynamac Singapore, Offshore Equatorial Guinea (2010-2012)

Constructed and installed all instrumentation systems for topside modules in Dynamac fabrication yard. Integrated systems into Hull and Turret architecture in Keppel Shipyard and scheduled sub-contractor attendance in line with the Commissioning scope. Moved from Instrument MC to Commissioning Lead over instrument (Emerson SIS/F&G/PAS), mechanical and production systems and performed handover to the client during sail down, and offshore hook up phases using WinPCS Completion Management System.

Lead Electrical/Instrument Construction/Commissioning Field Engineer: BP NORWAY, Skarv FPSO Turret Project, Keppel Singapore & Samsung South Korea (2009-2010)

Oversaw instrument/electrical system mechanical completion, and responsible for their preservation, on Manifold/Gantry/Turret units and delivery of complete package to Samsung, S.Korea. Inspected electrical/instrument equipment to ensure compliance to Norsok & IEC hazardous area requirements in conjunction with DSB representative. Supervised all field instrument/electrical commissioning and HV/LV/Instrument Cable/Hydraulic tie-ins during Turret Swivel construction/loop testing and served as liaison between company and client. Managed integration and commissioning of Turret to Topsides/Hull systems using WinPCS Completion Management System.

Key Accomplishments:

Chosen as lead company liaison ensuring smooth and timely handover of project to client with zero HSSE impact.

Ensure design and construction complied with IEC and NORSOK standards.

Additional Professional Experience

2008 – 2009: Elec/Inst Const/Comm Engineer: Prosafe Prod Services, Cidade de Sao Mateus FPSO Project, Singapore

2006 – 2008: Instrument/Production Specialist: ConocoPhillips Aus, Bohai Bay Phase II FPSO Project, Shanghai/Singapore

2002 – 2006: Instrument/Production Specialist: ConocoPhillips Australia, Bayu Undan LPG Project, Northern Australia.

2001 – 2002: Instrument/Production Specialist: BHP Billiton Petroleum Ltd., Griffin Venture FPSO, Western Australia

1999 – 2001: Senior Instrument Construction/Commissioning Advisor: OTS Ltd., Bonny River Terminal LPG, Nigeria

1998 – 1999: Instrument Supervisor and Operations Technician: Kvaerner Oil and Gas Ltd., Maureen Alpha, North Sea

1997 – 1998: Instrument Commissioning Engineer: Cappo International Ltd., Ethylene Plant, Tabriz Petrochemical Ltd., Iran

1996 – 1997: Instrument Construction/Commissioning Engineer: Cappo International Ltd., Hydrogen Plant, M.R.P.L, India.

1992 – 1996: Instrument Team Leader and Operations Technician: AOC International Ltd., Tartan Alpha, North Sea

1989 – 1992: Instrument Construction/Commissioning Technician: EXPRO Services, North Field Alpha, Qatar

1987 – 1989: Test and Inspection Technician: Eurabia Engineering, Petromin Shell Refinery Co, Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia

1986 – 1987: Instrument Construction/Commissioning Technician: Saif Establishment, Aramco E/W Pipeline, Saudi Arabia

1985 – 1986: Instrument Construction/Commissioning Technician: Greenporch Kent Ltd., Rough Storage Field, North Sea

1980 – 1985: 4yr Apprentice Instrument Technician and 1yr as an Instrument Technician: British Steel Corp., England

Courses Attended.

FOET Refresher; Work Safely at Heights; Confined Space Entry; St John Provide First Aid; Foundation Fieldbus Fieldvue Digital Valve Controller Training; Workplace Assessment; Operation of Series 3 Plus Axial & Centrifugal Compressor Control System; Advanced Fire Fighting; High Voltage Switching Operations

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