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Mechanical Engineer Manager

Calgary, AB, Canada
May 23, 2020

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Calgary, Alberta Canada 403-***-****

Experience in civil structural, piping & pipeline design and drafting coordination helping firms to achieve targets and oil and gas production mile stones. Oil & Gas project coordinator & manager with over 30 years of provincial, national and international experience. Worked with several multi-national oil and gas producers, engineering firms such as Fluor Daniel, Syncrude, SNC-Lavalin, Halliburton, Encana and Cenovus Energy.


Trained in AutoCad, Cadworx, Microstation, familiar with PDS, smart plant 3D & with most other 3D design software, 2D drawings, layouts, sketches & engineering design.

Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project

Experience working on multidiscipline projects that have involved Oil Sands, SAGD, petrochemicals, open pit copper, nitrate and coal mining, pipelines, buildings and facilities construction

Worked on international oil and gas projects for EnCana in Ecuador, Nexen in Colombia, Mexico, Venezuela, and Halliburton in Russia

Site earthwork planning, development, grading & drainage, access roads, facilities infrastructure.

Storm water management plans including design of retention ponds. Under and above ground pipeline corridors including foundation & pipe supports, pump-house, well & substation pads, terminal storage facility including secondary containment, Underground facilities & utilities, culverts, sumps and sump pump stations. Familiar

with document control and document management concepts and practices

Very experience in structural steel detailing, including pipe-racks, pipe supports. Skids mounted equipment, modular piping arrangements, all kind of building and foundation designs. Team player, mentoring and coaching the civil/structural designer’s team. Able to generate and review 3D modeling & 2D drawings, conducting model reviews commenting, mark-ups, drawing and details on all 2D drawings generated from engineering design & sketches for steel structures, concrete structures and buildings. MTO’s preparation & cost estimates for project

Prepare Sketches, layouts and detail designs for the projects. Work in the preparation of manpower schedule for deliverables & deadlines. Work with engineers to stablish man hours, construction work packages, schedule & priorities. Work with progress reports and drawing approvals ensuring the quality and design meets or excide company & client standards.

Project coordination & interfaces with all other disciplines, consultants, and contractors. Constant updating to industry and regulatory standards. Provide guidance and technical support to all department employees.


July to October 2018 Acre Prime Inc. Calgary; Project Coordination for CN Rail Side track and site access road, Grande Cache, Alberta. Provide site coordination for safety, projects, materials, equipment and manpower.

2015 to 2018 Self Employed, working in small projects related to design and drafting for several small fabricators and engineering consulting companies.

2008 -2015 Cenovus Energy Project Coordinator, Facility Engineering Group, Christina Lake Plant and Calgary

Responsible for overseeing Manage of Change (MOC) process associated with new and existing facilities. Duties included preparing detailed cost analysis, drafting & designs for all mechanical, piping, and civil-structural requirements.

Provided technical support for the plant maintenance group, including modifications to existing equipment, tanks, vessels, building and structures. Supplied all necessary available technical information for boilers, heat exchangers, pumps, and production equipment.

Prepare MOC mechanical design work and construction packages for review by senior mechanical engineer.

Working in Calgary, in the Christina Lake Project Coordination as Project Manager for the construction of new oil and gas producing facilities in the field. Oversaw projects with a combined $15 Million dollar budget and as well as being responsible for the construction work breakdown and approval for all final invoices.

Worked on the first Toe well and Wedge well construction which led to a boost in production from 6000BL to 10,000BL per day.

Ensured that all projects were completed on time and within budget adding important new production to the Christina Lake plant in both 2008 and 2009.



Senior Civil designer, Project Coordinator & Assistant Manager

Falcon EDF Ltd.

Responsible for overseeing all firm projects related to oil and gas projects

Tasked with ensuring project planning, scheduling and construction

Firm clients included Pan Canadian, EnCana, Haliburton, and Husky

Coordinated Weyburn CO2 Sequestration project with included high and low pressure flare system revamp, designed and installed new modular pipe racks and flare for new centrifugal compressor

Worked with Ecuadorian and OCP authorities to ensure successful installation and delivery of OCP Amazon storage terminal. Part of a team tasked with the construction coordination for all pipelines in the area.

As assistant project manager for EnCana Ecuador Tarapoa producing facilities was responsible for overseeing the execution and construction of the a new facility for four 50,000 barrel tank farm

Responsible for all logistics and coordination for a joint project with Halliburton Energy in Russia for an early oil production facility. Traveled to Russia to oversee delivery and installation of facility equipment.

1986 – 1995 Relevant Employment Experience

Fluor Daniel, Suncor Energy, H2S & Fumes Reduction Project (1994–1995)

Fluor Daniel, British Columbia West Coast Transmission Pipeline (1992-1993)

SNC-Lavalin, Syrian Pipeline Project (1990-1991)

Stanley Engineering, Suffield Water Treatment Facility (1989-1990)

Nova Chemicals, Second Polyethylene Train & Tie-in Project (1989)

Delta Corporation for Shell Canada, Virginia Hills Gas Plant Expansion (1988-1989)

Syncrude Canada, Maintenance Planning and Mining Equipment Revamp (1986-1989)


Electronic and Civil Construction Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Norte, Antofagasta Chile 1970-77

Foxboro pneumatic and electronic control system, Chuquicamata Copper Mine, Chile. Calma computer drafting software, Techman Engineering, Calgary AB. Auto Cad and Computer Vision software, SAIT, Calgary AB. Microstation computer design software, Syncrude Canada Fort Macmurray AB. PDS 3D computer modelling software, Fluor Daniel, Calgary AB. Microsoft office & Projects, Aspen Hysys process simulation software, Falcon EDF Ltd. Calgary AB. Cadworx design software, Autodraft, Calgary AB.

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