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Safety Engineer

Lagos, Nigeria
March 12, 2020

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Precious Okechukwu Egbunam Operations Manager Profile +234********** Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Accomplished and results-oriented professional with comprehensive experience in depot operations, transportation logistics, dredging operations, and general supply chain management within construction and oil/gas industries. Proven track record of success in operations management, project planning and scheduling, business analyses, performance management, relationship development, and team leadership. Expert in developing strong relationship with relevant agencies like department of petroleum resources DPR, petroleum product price regulatory authority PPPRA, independent petroleum marketers association of Nigeria IPMAN, and Nigerian union of petroleum and natural gas workers NUPENG. Adept at improving operational inefficiencies, delivering effective support, and maximising company profits. Demonstrated ability to manage competing demands that resulted in achieving challenging operational goals. Areas of Expertise include:

Operations & Project Management

Strategic Planning & Implementation

Project Development & Negotiation

New Business Development

Supply Chain Management

Customer Satisfaction & Retention

Database Administration

Safety Training & Standards

Quality Assurance & Control

Client Relationship Management

Issues & Conflicts Resolution

Regulatory Compliance & Governance

Staff Leadership & Training

Continuous Process Improvement

Professional Experience

SFG ENGINEERING SERVICES Basra, Iraq 2018 to Present

Dredge Master

Lead all aspects of dredging operations between shifts for seamless working activities. Spearhead a team of dredge staff to deliver exceptional services within the organisation. Create and implement company and safety standards within the company for dredge operations and crew. Utilise leadership skills to delegate duties, aimed at maintaining smooth operational work flow. Prepare detailed reports on performance evaluation and directly submit to the senior management. Organise and steer training programmes for team of staff members regarding safety and security procedures.

Key Accomplishments:

Prepared detailed daily activity report and directly submitted to the senior dredge master.

Identified lapses and operational weak points as well as delivered effective solution for improvement.

Spearheaded and monitored a team of staff members for cleaning and maintenance operations.

Recommend equipment needed for support and smooth operations like barges, boats, compressors etc.

Ensured welfare of crew members and request supplies resulting in overall smooth dredging operations.

Organised and steered training programmes for crew of staff members on safe waste disposal.

ENERGY SHIELD PETROCHEMICAL LIMITED Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2015 to 2018

Depot Operations Rep/Transport Logistics Co-ordinator

Provided exceptional services within the organisation to meet and exceed client expectations as well as increase customer satisfaction level. Streamlined smooth running of business activities to ensure that total compliance with all safety regulations and guidelines on company property and off-site. Delivered comprehensive and executive level support to the business and operational needs based on requirements by creating and implementing logistics and freight strategies. Managed and monitored all aspects of loading operations for registers truck and prepare waybills as well as deliver products to the customers within safe and timely manner. Oversaw all rolling equipment maintenance and control costs by scheduling preventative maintenance and co-ordinating with competitive vendors. Collaborated with finance department and local banks on opening of LCs for imports and payment of clearing fees/duties and collection of necessary paperwork for import.

Key Accomplishments:

Assured that the operational and logistics activities within the group delivered on time and within agreed budget by leading transactional planning and processing efforts.

Ensured optimal delivery of services to the highest standards to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction by diagnosing and removing any hurdles.

Established, executed, and monitored various programmes, including safety, maintenance, operating procedures, and regulatory compliance for vehicles, vessels, equipment, and personnel.

ROUDO NIGERIA LIMITED Port Harcourt, Nigeria 2013 to 2015

Dredge Master

Developed and implemented dredging activities related to dredging, reclamation, and civil marine projects. Focussed on organisational business priorities, while meeting customer demands as well as assured that high quality, safety, and environmental standards within the organisation. Operated the dredger and booster at a maximum daily production in line with operational capabilities as well as ensured that the daily production according to the project requirements. Deployed effective QHSE controls through management of reports and implementation of corrective actions. Performed variety of tasks, including delegating specific responsibilities to dredge colleagues, evaluating performance, identifying risks and appropriate mitigations, and suggesting efficiency improvement activities. Solved and managed complex issues within the organisation as well as delivered spare parts requirements for the deck site by co-operating with dredging crew, chief engineer and senior dredge master/supervisors on daily basis.

Key Accomplishments:

Designed and delivered detailed reports to senior management related to work done/performance, accidents/delays, status of assets, and work forecasts.

Directed and implemented the performance evaluation process for all operational dredging crew through the effectively collaboration process with the senior dredge master.

Additional Experience

Dredge Master Trainee, Roudo Nigeria Limited, Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Internee, Expert Edge Software, Lagos, Nigeria

Education & Credentials

Master’s in Business Administration


Bachelor of Arts in History & International Studies


Proficiency training for Seafarers with Security Awareness & Designated Security Duties @ Charkin Maritime & Offshore Safety Centre

Efficient Deck Hand – Charkin Maritime and Offshore Safety Centre

STCW Basic Safety Training – Charkin Maritime and Offshore Safety Centre

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop II

Oracle Database 11g: Administration Workshop I

Oracle Database SQL Certified Expert

CompTIA A+: Essentials and Practical Application

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