Attention: To whom it may Concern
I am writing in response to your Job posting for Planner/Coordinator
My experience as Turnaround Planner/Scheduler/Field Coordinator with Shell Canada at the Scotford facility since Oct 2005 thru Aug 2017, and my previous 18 years experience at Nova Chemicals Joffre facility as a pipe fitter, Maintenance/TA Coordinator and Planner\Scheduler make me an ideal candidate for this position. I have, and will continue to consider safety and schedule my priorities at work as well as home. I have worked within the business of large projects and budgets and consider the business aspect of projects of upmost importance.
I have worked with Primavera (P6) and SAP as well as Shell computer programs and quickly adapt to new software systems.
My responsibilities include process and maintenance, blueprint and CAD reading, development of maintenance safe work practices, development of job procedures, planning & scheduling of daily work activities and direction of all daily and shutdown maintenance functions, management and coordination of a team of Planners as well as trades people and the execution of major turnaround events in a variety of roles.
EG: fixed bed Catalyst change out, tubular reactor (MEG) Catalyst change out, as well as Styrene reactor catalyst change out and screen repairs, compressor change outs and overhauls. I have fulfilled the duties as overall TA Coordinator overseeing all the field coordinators on numerous turnarounds as well as day to day maintenance.
In addition to a high school diploma, I am a certified 4th class power engineer, journeyman pipe fitter/steam fitter, industrial firefighter level III and was a member of Nova Chemicals emergency response team since for 16yrs. While at Nova Chemicals, I qualified in the feed prep area as an operator for my own personal experience.
Volunteer work comprised of Josephburg chicken dinner, Habitat for humanity, United Way and Corporate Challenge representative. Part of a group that built a 30th anniversary Shell parade float for Shell Canada, winning 1st place in Fort Saskatchewan Canada Day parade and 1st place in Edmonton K-Days parade. Participated in the shell fuel give away promotion.
I am very interested in learning new and challenging duties. I have gone 29yrs without a recordable injury. Safety is of the up most importance in all of my job plans as well as the execution of the tasks. I work well in a team environment as well as on my own.
Travel is not an issue for me.
I have enclosed a resume for your perusal. I look forward to meeting with you to
discuss my qualifications.
#8154 94 Ave
Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
Employment History: Email: email@example.com
May 15/19 to August: Group10 Engineering
CNOOC K1A Site
May 15 to August: Lead Planner
- Plant has been laid up for the past 2 yrs and is now being
prepared to be commissioned.
- Preparing plans for inspection of all equipment for
safe/reliable start up.
- Preparing job plans for inspection of all stationary equipment
and SAGD injection wells.
- Safety Coordinator for our 3 person planning team
- Establishing package contents for customer
- Daily/Weekly/and Monthly progress reports
March 2, 2018 to Ausenco International
June 30, 2018: Golden, BC
-Set up Preventative Maintenance Program for rotating and
stationary equipment. EG: Conveyor belts, Vessels, Drums,
mobile equipment etc.
-Established min/max for spare parts for all mine equipment
-Established maintenance frequencies on all mine equipment
-Collaborated on implementation of maintenance software
Oct 2005 to Aug 1, 2017: Shell Canada Ltd
Scotford, Fort Saskatchewan
Oct 2005 to Aug 1, 2017: -Turnaround Planner/Scheduler
-Turnaround Coordinator, 6 major turnarounds
-Developed HPWW SWP for Shell Americas
within an international team
-Work side by side with Operations planners during
planning phase as well as execution phase
-Planning of all types of equipment, Exchangers, Columns,
Vessels, Piping, Valves, Control Valves, etc
-Lead Field Coordinator during Pre/Post & execution phases
-Coordinator of trades during Pre/Post & execution phase
-Coordinator of turnaround planning team
-Travelled to numerous Shell Facilities to review
common practices for possible business applications
-Static equipment problem solving team during pre and
during turnaround phases
Catalyst Coordinator on MEG tubular reactor as well as
Styrene fixed bed reactors on multiple Turnarounds.
Establishment of turnaround budgets and implementation of
May 1988 to 2006: Quinn Contracting Ltd
Nova Chemicals Joffre Plant Site
May 1996 to 2005: -Field Coordinator E-1 Base crew
Responsibilities encompass planning, scheduling, and
Co-ordination of weekly maintenance activities,
Manpower levels, task direction, quality control, safety,
trouble shooting for and with customer. Backfill for
Plant Coordinator in his absence.
-Planner/Scheduler & Shutdown Field Coordinator
for Nova Chemicals Ethylene One1996 Plant Shutdown.
-Planner/Scheduler and then nightshift planner
for Nova Chemicals Ethylene Two1998 Plant Shutdown
used PRIMAVERA as our planning program.
-Planner/Scheduler & General Forman for the Nova
Chemicals Ethylene One 2001 Plant Shut down.
-General Forman for the Nova Chemicals Ethylene Two
2002 Plant Shutdown, where we achieved ZERO
-Planner/Scheduler for Nova Chemicals Ethylene Three
2003 Plant Shut down. We were within 2% of our $13
million planned budget.
-Welding Lead hand for Nova Chemicals PE-2 2003 Plant
-Nova Chemicals PE-1. Special assignment, Planning their
Major mechanical equipment inspection.
-Planning of Nova Chemicals Ethylene One 2006 Shut
down using SAP as our planning computer program.
May 1988 to may 1996 Journeyman pipe fitter/steam fitter E-1 Base crew
Responsibilities encompass planned preventative
maintenance of the cracking furnaces, Catalyst change
outs of fixed bed Acetylene reactor, Distillation system,
Amine system, Safety systems/devices multi
stage compressors, and large steam boilers of a
1.5 billion lb/yr Ethylene facility.
-Nova Chemicals 1992 Ethylene Two Shutdown. I fulfilled
the duties as Blinding Lead hand.
-Nova Chemicals 1993 Ethylene One Shutdown. I fulfilled
the duties of Mechanical Field Co-coordinator.
Specific Accomplishments include the design of the E-1
Steam Trap Preventative Maintenance System for Nova
I completed a new Employee Indoctrination Program at
Nova Chemicals E-1 facility for Quinn Contracting,
and developed and implemented Maintenance Safe Work
Practices and Job Procedures for Nova Chemicals.
December 1985 to Pact Production Services Ltd.
April 1988 Red Deer, Alberta
Operator Technician. Oilfield operations company
Operation of two and three stage reciprocating
compressors, propane refrigerating system, oil wells, and
oil gathering systems
Responsibilities: the safe start up, operation,
purging, shutdown, trouble shooting and lay up of gas plant
: The safe handling of hazardous chemicals and supervision
of onsite contractors.
August 1979 to Ladd Exploration Co.
January 1985 Chigwell site
Operator trainee for oil & gas exploration company
Operating three stage reciprocating compressors, propane
refrigerating system, oil wells, and oil gathering systems
Responsibilities: Operating three stage reciprocating
compressors, propane refrigerating system, water injection
system, and oil and gas gathering, treating, and separating
Education: 4th Class Power Engineering
Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta
High School Diploma
Salmon Arm Senior High School
Salmon Arm, B.C.
English 30, Algebra 20, Physics 20, Chemistry 20,
Biology 30, Social Studies 30.
Specialized Training Journeyman Pipe Fitter/ Steam Fitter
& Certificates 4th Class Power Engineering
Industrial Fire Fighter Level III
Pump “A” Operator
St. Johns 1st Aid
1st Responder Awareness Training
Forklift Care and Operation
Supervisory Methods Course
Maintenance Estimating & Scheduling Workshop
Interest & Sporting activities including baseball, hockey, golf
Activities and camping.
I am fluent in Windows, Excel, Microsoft Word,
P6 and have used SAP
Reference Upon Request.