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Mississauga, ON, Canada
Posted:
April 24, 2020

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NERVIN BALZAN

**** *** *****, **** **. Mississauga, ON. Canada. L5M0S3

adcx4l@r.postjobfree.com - Phone: 403-***-**** cell / 905-***-****

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PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION ENGINEER / PROJECT MANAGER

PROFILE

. Engineer with 14 years of broad experience in projects during engineering

development and construction phase for the oil and gas industry. Fluent

in English and Spanish

. Master's degree in Project Management.

. Strong knowledge of construction coordination, technical presentations,

scheduling, budgets, materials / equipment procurement processes, bidding

strategies, commission and closeout. Capable of coordinating and

supervising EPC houses and multidisciplinary teams.

. Leadership in plant upgrading, well pads, pipelines and turnarounds.

Implementation and management of change process for capital or

operational projects. Control and delivering health, safety, security and

environment (HSSE) goals for projects, and incident investigations

experience.

. Organized, proactive and highly motivated, able to multitask and work

with minimum supervision.

. Skilled in Microsoft Project and Office, AutoCAD, production geology,

cost estimating.

. Engineering standards ASME B31.1, B31.3 B31.4, ISO9000, ISO14001, CSA

Z662, API Standards and Recommended Practices, guidelines, etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VT Canada Inc. Ontario, Canada. Oct

2014 - Present

Chemicals Manufacturing Co. Oakville Headquarter.

Production Associate

Responsible for delivering products manufactured according to the weekly

schedule. Oversight production lines, equipments, team workers and making

sure line run efficiently. Also, I analyzed the crew's time and movements

for continuing production improvements. And meeting quality products as the

standards and requirements.

Geohidra Consultores, CA. / GENICA, CA. Caracas, Venezuela.

Sep 2012-Sep 2014

EPC Company. Caracas Headquarter.

Project Engineer and Technical Coordinator

. Responsible for delivering project engineering packages, review products,

preparing final reports, construction phase kick-off. Also, prepared

project progress reports and delivering oral presentation to the senior

management for final approvals.

Syncrude Canada Ltd., Alberta, Canada. Apr

2008- Jun 2012

Oil Sand Petroleum & Petrochemical Company. Alberta Headquarter.

Project Development Specialist

. Developed projects in initiation and planning phases, defining project

objectives, strategy and refine the business case. Evaluated and

developed the alternative selected. Also being responsible for ensuring

that project deliverable and engineering packages are in line with

engineering standards.

. Working closely with the engineering contractor staff and assigned into

the office's consultant doing roles as an interface engineer between the

oil and gas company operator and the consultant office. Responsible for

reviewing and approving engineering's packages. Worked in pipeline and

centrifuge plant projects.

Y&V Consulting and Construction Canada Ltd. Alberta, Canada (Assigned to

CNRL-Horizon Project)

Oil Sand Petroleum & Petrochemical Company. Alberta Headquarter.

Mar - Apr 2008

Mechanical Construction Coordinator

. Performed the duties as a mechanical construction coordinator working on

the construction of a new oilsand upgrade. Supervised and approved no

destructive tests (NDT) such as pneumatic and hydrostatic piping tests as

part of pre-commissioning activities in the construction area. Supervised

flushing and blower cleaning pipe processes. Daily progress reports were

required for construction management. Planned shifts workload aligned

with the construction contractor program and schedule. Also, responsible

for follow environment, health, safety regulation and standards during

work. Worked on quality assurance in different field activities, such as

bolt torque supervision and approval for the main building structural

steel, equipment platforms and piping racks.

BP- British Petroleum Holding. LTD. Zulia State, Venezuela

2000- 2007

Petroleum & Petrochemical Multinational Company. London Headquarter.

Project Engineer

2005- 2007

Coordinated and managed projects through Capital Value Process (CVP),

during conceptual, basic and detail engineering phases for construction of

new well locations and facilities for drilling, using guidelines to oil

producer wells in Alturitas and San Jose Fields from 2005 to 2007. Prepared

scope packages and technical specifications for construction contracting

services for 2 years. Investment of 9.7 and 2,0 MM$.

. Coordinated and developed, together with consulting companies, basic and

detail engineering for infrastructure of 7 new producer/water injector

wells, increasing oil production by 4200BOPD.

. Utilized Front End Loading Index (FEL) to follow and control, completed

decision support package (DSP), leadership peer reviews, governmental and

landowner permits, contract /procurement strategies, assure Project

Execution Plan (PEP) and HSSE goals. Received Spot Bonus.

. Controlled and finished engineering ahead of schedule, avoiding rig stand

by 40K$ per day.

. Achieved, managed and developed good relationship as Contractor Assurance

Manager (CAM), in the contract of general construction in DZO Block, with

QA/QC, HSSE key performance indicators. Attained without cost a contract

for general construction for small projects and eliminated several

bidding processes.

. Made the position of Superintendent (in charge) of Project and

Construction Department

Replaced department authority during planned absences. Built and

submitted annual budget proposals for an average of 17.5MM$, in

accordance with the goals and objectives of Business Unit.

. Developed roles and responsibilities for 6 new job positions to reach the

department's goals.

Field Construction Engineer

2003-2005

Coordinated and supervised execution phases of multidisciplinary project to

extend the San Jose flow plant, new storage tanks, capacity from 4,000 to

8,000BOPD, by 1,9MM$. Guided daily activities, agreed work procedures,

permits and risk analysis using HSE standards. Reviewed and approved daily

work permits, activities and progress reports.

. Planned, coordinated and supervised electrical, civil and mechanical

works, in receiving new production (4,000BOPD) without turnaround.

Participated in pre-commissioning and commissioning activities using

certificate guidelines (GoC). Received Spot Bonus for Performance. New 3

pressure vessels installations.

. Made the position of Construction Coordinator (in charge) of Project &

Construction Department in the Field

Replaced the authority department for planned absences for one year,

becoming a successful performance team. Planned, coordinated and

supervised turnaround in Alturitas-II station.

. Managed and motivated human resource involved during execution.

. Created a general projects file and developed new codes for the fast

handling of information.

. Introduced new operational and administrative procedures, easing training

for new human resources.

. Planned turnaround execution for two days, obtain reduction of six hours,

saving time and 177K$, and able to avoid differed production of

5,000BOPD.

Project Engineer

2001-2003

Coordinated conceptual, basic and detail engineering for the San Jose Field

Development Project, with 3 sub-projects: a) Upgrade the Flow Plant,

storage tanks and pumping capacity from 4K to 8K BOPD. b) Construction of a

new well pad to drill 3 directional producer wells. c) Construction of new

10" and 23,4 km long oil pipeline.

. Prepared and submitted the bid package and presentation with the strategy

and technical scope to PDVSA regional commission, which became approved.

Won spot bonus

. Attained savings of 357K$ with plan presented to SPU s General and

Technical Managers, the most convenient place and with less costs to

drill three new producer directional wells.

. Recommended bidding/construction strategy for new pipeline route, had 15%

less in time and costs.

. Evaluated the commercial and technical offers and recommend most

appropriate company.

Field Construction Engineer

2000-

2001

Lead the installation pipelines for 3 new water injector wells on the DZO

Block as Pilot project to improve oil extraction from the reservoir using

high pressure pipelines (5,000 pounds). Made 400 new piping supports for

oil and gas main lines on the DZO Block, prepared field information and

scope to bid.

. Solved connection pump-pipeline-wells with high pressure, using the HSE

standards, increasing pressure from 2,000 to 5,000psig, elevating the

water injection and oil production. New vessels gas water purifiers.

EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS

M.Sc. Project Management / Dr. Rafael Belloso Chacin University / Zulia,

Venezuela (2014)

B.Sc. Industrial Engineering / Polytechnic University Institute IUPSM /

Zulia, Venezuela (1999)

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientist of Alberta M-95104

(In progress)

Venezuelan Engineers Association CIV-153182

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SAP Navigation - (2011); Effective Presentation - (2012)

Project Management Professional Training by PMI -Mount Royal University -

(2010)

EMCAPS- ExxonMobil Capital Project System (2009)

Fundamentals in Oil Sands Extraction, SCL (2008)

API 650, 651, 653 Tanks Design, ASME- Bureau Veritas (2006)

Project Management Essentials - Bogot . Colombia, IPA- BP (2005)

FLL First Level Leader, Bp, 2005 / Integrity and Not Destructives tests,

GEDINCA (2005)

Finances for Engineers, IESA, 2004 / Effectiveness in oral presentation,

IESA (2002)

Processes Management, IESA, 2002 / Projects Managements, CIDEZ (2001)

Hazards Operability and Study (HAZOP), PDVSA-CIED (2001)

Risks Analysis Methodology, QUEST Consultants (2001)

Advance Safety Audit (ASA) / Safety Implementation Program (STOP) Bp

Venezuela (2001)

Distribution of Oil and Gas Processes/ Plants and Pipelines Design, Flour

Daniel- PDVSA-CIED (2000)

Personal Development / Teamwork consolidation, FORJA (1995)

Technical Drawings and Maps, OXY Occidental Oil & Gas- California- USA

(1995)

VOLUNTEER ACTIVITIES

Syncrude Calgary, United Way Volunteer for 2010 and 2011 Campaigns -

Treasurer

References Available Upon Request.



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