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Senior Piping Designer

Location:
Glassboro, NJ
Posted:
March 26, 2020

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CAREER OBJECTIVE:

Senior Piping Design Engineer with over ten years of experience working extensively in EPC projects within oil and gas sectors such as refineries, petrochemical, water treatment and chemical plants. Proven track record of performing and supervising various engineering activities including detailed design of process and utility piping system and technical support of field engineering. Good working knowledge of piping material engineering, codes, and standards such as API, ASME, ASTM, and NFPA. Proficient in professional software including PDMS, CAESAR II, AutoCAD and Navisworks. Highly skilled in engineering calculation, piping and valve material selection, plant layout development, preparation and development of technical documents including data sheets, material requisitions (MR), specifications, technical bid evaluation (TBE), vendor document review (VDR).

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Rahbord Energy Co. – Tehran, Iran (2016 – 2018)

Senior Piping Designer

Responsible for leading and designing the detail design of the projects and reviewing the junior designers’ jobs. Performing model review and steering technical meetings with client and internal team. Checking all piping documents and making comments based on codes, standards and design criteria before issue, technical support of field engineering, handling two projects simultaneously in addition of supervising some PCS package projects as a consultant company.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Developing piping arrangement based on P&ID, piping design standards and criteria considering economics, safety and ease of operation and maintenance

Preparing piping discipline documents such as piping material specification (PMS), plot plan, piping plan, line list, material take off (MTO), design criteria, assembly drawing, paint and insulation, hydrostatic test, MR for valves, fittings, pipes, bolt and nuts, gaskets, support list and tie-in list

Reviewing area/unit piping design drawings and isometrics

Checking and commenting on vendor packages and documents

Coordinating piping design activities with other design and engineering groups

Working with client and construction teams to resolve field issues in a timely manner

P&ID mechanization and checking

Preparation of PMS, pipe wall thickness calculation

Preparation of data sheet for special items (strainer, insulation kit, steam trap, flexible hose and coupling)

Projects:

Performing three gas compressor stations in order to boost natural gas pressure with normal capacity of 108, 105.5 and 104.2 MMSCMD (Gas Compressor Station project), the stations include suction scrubbers, gas turbo compressors, air gas coolers, fuel gas conditioning system, instrument and plant air system, potable water distribution network, depressurizing and venting system, blowdown and drain pit system

Performing 48” gas transmission pipeline, considering one PCS and one metering station (Khorramshahr Metering & PCS Station Project)

Petrogas Jahan Co. – Tehran, Iran (2015 – 2016)

Piping Designer

Responsible for leading and designing detail of refinery units using 2D/3D design tools. Developing piping design outputs from 3D model software. Preparing material takeoff, line list, tie-in list, piping plan drawings, equipment layout drawings. Reviewing junior designers’ work and vendor documents. Collaborating with other departments to make an optimized design.

Responsibilities and duties:

Developing piping route design based on P&ID, piping design standards and criteria for main rack of amine sweetening plant, battery limit, control valve station arrangement, firefighting system

Equipment layout and nozzle orientation for towers, storage tanks, vessels

Designing of ladder and platform arrangement using 3D model software and CAD drawings for equipment such as towers, storage tanks, vertical and horizontal vessels

Producing output from PDMS such as isometric drawings, piping plan drawings, equipment drawings, structural drawings

Structural layout design such as ladder/platform orientation, pipe rack structure, local structures within units

Project:

Treating gas in a gas refinery plant with capacity of 2000 MMSCFD (Bidboland II Gas Refinery Project), detail design of main pipe rack of amine sweetening plant, tankage area including 5 tanks and a sub rack

Producing a mixture of light mercaptans used as natural gas odorant before distribution to users with overall plant capacity of 800 tons/year (Odorant Production Unit)

Researching about pipeline’s materials using for water transmission in conceptual stage of a project (Yazd Water Transmission Conceptual Design)

Nargan Engineering & Construction Co. – Tehran, Iran (2008 – 2015)

Piping Designer

Responsibilities and duties:

Creating piping design arrangements based upon design company standards for main gas treatment unit including amine tower, pumps, heat exchangers, utility stations, steam tracing system, battery limit, pipe rack, firefighting system

Equipment layout and nozzle orientation for towers, storage tanks, vessels

Designing detail of hot section unit of olefin petrochemical plant including towers, pumps, heat exchangers, utility stations, steam tracing system, battery limit, pipe rack

Designing of ladder and platform arrangement using 3D model software and CAD drawings for equipment such as towers, storage tanks, vertical and horizontal vessels

Producing output from PDMS such as isometric drawings, piping plan drawings, equipment drawings, structural drawings.

Structural layout design such as ladder/platform orientation, pipe rack structure, local structures within units

Interfacing with other design disciplines and team working

Projects:

Producing 458,000 TPA ethylene and 124,000 TPA propylene plant (Ilam Petrochemical Olefin Plant Project)

Performing the total removal of hydrogen sulfide and partial removal of carbon dioxide from the inlet sour feed gas in the gas sweetening unit with total capacity of 3000 MMSCFD of reservoir fluid (South Pars Gas Field Development, Phase 12, EPC3, Onshore Gas Processing Facilities Project)

Upgrading the refinery infrastructure and increase gasoline production (Esfahan Refinery Upgrading Project)

Pars Spand Co. – Tehran, Iran (2007-2008)

Piping Design Intern

Created piping design and software tool concepts on a distillation unit

Learned piping design theory and piping material

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

• Generating and reviewing all piping engineering deliverables including plot plan, key plan, isometric and drawings, piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs), line list, ladder/platform and nozzle orientation documents, valve and piping specifications, calculations for pipe wall thickness and branch table

• Preparing piping discipline documents such as PMS, design criteria, line list, assembly drawing, paint, and insulation

• Supervising activities of piping designers and engineers

• Conducting piping route study, designing piping systems (process and utility) and developing 3D model, equipment and structural layout

• Working with PDMS relates programs including Plant Wave and NavisWork

• Ensured compliance with project procedures and standards

• Producing output from PDMS such as isometric drawing, piping MTO, support MTO, plot plan

• Checking and commenting on vendor packages and documents

• Working with client and construction teams to resolve field issues in a timely manner

• Developing conceptual piping arrangement based on P&ID, piping design standards and criteria considering economics, safety, and ease of operation and maintenance

• Participating in field work including tie-ins, isometric, and as built

• Interfacing with other design disciplines and team working

• Working with codes and standards: ASTM, ASME, IPS, API and NFPA

• Attending meetings with clients, vendors and sub-contractors

EDUCATION:

M.S. Chemical Engineering, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ (Sep. 2018 – Jan. 2020)

Project #1: Modeling of a microreactor with a porous media bed as a catalyst to simulate the fluid behavior by COMSOL Multiphysics software

Project #2: Modeling of a porous media bed to simulate the species distribution

B.S. Chemical (Petrochemical) Engineering, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran (Sep. 2002- Feb. 2007)

Internship, Control room operator, Shiraz Petrochemical Company, Shiraz, Iran (Summer 2004)

RELATED COURSEWORK:

• Piping design theory

• Piping material

• Stress analyses & support

• CITI program

SOFTWARE TOOL EXPERIENCE:

PDMS (Plant Design Management System)

CAESAR II and Support (Piping System Stress Analysis)

Plant Wave and NAVIS Work

AutoCAD

SolidWorks

MATLAB

COMSOL Multiphysics

POLYMATH



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