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Operator Plant

Edmonton, AB, Canada
May 22, 2020

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(Cell) 780-***-****

Core Competencies: -

Over 15 years of experience as a Process Operator

Work experience in Oil and Gas, Chemical, Pharmaceutical or Similar industry

Good mechanical aptitude and equipment troubleshooting abilities.

Ability to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Operate process equipment, monitor controls and instrumentation and make adjustments to process to meet specific properties.

Monitor all process and ensure work according to all safety measures in organization.

Ability to work as an individual contributor and as a team player


Process Operator Dec 2012- April 2020

Tervita Corporation(Cenovus energy site)

Assisted in startup and commissioning of the Tervita centrifuge for Cenovus Foster Creek Site. Manage and operate plant boilers and centrifuge per Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and per services provided by Tervita Corporation

Over 14 years of operating Experience in large plant environment.

Experience of working in commissioning/pre-commissioning and shut-down/start-up of plant.

Operation of Honeywell DCS systems, PLC, pneumatic controls and electronic controls.

Handled Steam, Nitrogen, Instrument and Plant Air, Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, C3 units.

Knowledge of Centrifugal Pumps, Reciprocating/Variable speed pumps, Diesel Pumps /Generators, Centrifugal and Reciprocating Compressors, Valves, Reactors,

Operation of Fluidized Bed Reactors, Distillation columns, Purification beds, Dryers.

Operation of Heaters, Heat Exchangers, Furnaces, Extruders.

Knowledge and Experience of Health, Safety and Environment policies and Procedures.

Familiarization with ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 standards.

Adept in performing maintenance on pumps, boiler and valves including running on a glycol boiler

Conducted daily safety meetings, following safety procedures and guidelines minimizing safety incident with ZERO loss time in shift

Monitoring and optimizing process unit operations and developing small projects to improve unit operational efficiency.

Perform basic troubleshooting and initiate repairs or create maintenance requests for repairs as required

Issuing safety work permit following Lock Out - Tag out procedures

Work with teams to ensure that a high degree of cleanliness is maintained to enhance workplace safety and to reduce hazards and loss time

Planning and executing process schedule during normal operations and also shutdown planning

Process Operator Nov 2009 – Nov 2012

Gilead Science, Alberta, Edmonton (AB)

Prepared for production by reviewing production schedule; studying and clarifying specifications; calculating requirements; assembling and weighing materials and supplies.

Prepared equipment by performing sterile cleaning-in-place (CIP), servicing-in-place (SIP), and cleaning out-of-place (COP); conducting operator inspections; performing preventive maintenance checks

Produced requirements by operating and monitoring equipment; observing varying conditions; adjusting equipment controls; calculating concentrations, dilutions, and yields; adhering to aseptic filtering and filing procedures.

Maintains safe and clean work environment by following current good manufacturing practices (cGMP), and standard operating procedures; complying with legal regulations; monitoring environment.

Kept equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; calling for repairs.

Documented production by completing forms, reports, logs, and records of equipment and batches.

Updated job knowledge by participating in training opportunities.

Enhanced organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments

Operated reactors, distillation columns, chromatography columns, filtration and drying equipment, vacuum pumps and related utilities

Commissioning activity included: line flushing, chemical cleaning, steam blowing, pressure test of vessel and pipeline, leak test of pipeline, reactor and vessel, catalyst charging, oil flushing in compressors, commissioning activity check as per the P&I diagram

As part of an emergency response team, recognized, evaluated, and responded to potentially hazardous situations.

Process Operator Aug 2005 - Oct2008

Nova Pharma Ltd, Toronto

Monitored and controlled weights, volumes, temperatures, pressures, and pH values

Participated in production processes, including cleaning and set-up.

Monitored outside process equipment.

Adjusted equipment, valves, pumps and controls and process equipment.

Performed sample testing, recorded data, carried out statistical process controls on process operations, and maintained production logs

Adhered to compliance with SOPs, GMPs, CGMPs and safe work procedures

Processed daily calibration of various instruments and sample set ups

Solving technical problems raised in relation to quality

Process Operator March 1990- July 2005

Bodal Chemicals, India

Commissioned startups for 6 nitro project sites including creation of startups and shutdown procedures, SOPs, and guidelines for monitoring and maintenance

Controlled and monitored plant and equipment within the scope of authority

Analyzed anomalies and took non-routine field readings, diagnosed faults affecting plant conditions and provided effective solutions

Prepared the work area for maintenance and reinstatement after maintenance completion

Cleaned and prepared equipment and minor maintenance work

Monitored meter and instrument readings and made necessary adjustments to maintain product quality

Education, Qualifications and Certifications: -

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) March 1989

Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Dec 2009

4th Class Power Engineering certification 2013- ABSA (A-74812)

Professional Training:-

Static Charge Awareness, Back Injury Prevention, Nitrogen Awareness, Chemical Incompatibilities, Confined Space Entry, Training on Forklift, Hazardous Waste Management.

First Aid & CPR, Fall Arrest Confined Space, WHMIS, OH&S and H2S Alive training

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