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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Buenos Aires, Argentina
August 01, 2020

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César Alí Peña Rivero

Santos Dumont ****, *C, Palermo, CABA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

+54-911-****-**** / +54-911-****-**** Cellésar-peña-68464624;


Electrical engineer with more than 22 years working in Oil & Gas, and Mining Industry, in medium and low voltage power and distribution systems.

Engineer with comprehensive knowledge in Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) projects designed under IEEE/ANSI, IEC, NFPA, API, NACE, ASTM, PIP, and PDVSA standards. Professional having wide experience in the application of “Value Improving Practices” (VIP), Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI), engineering’s best practices (PMBOK), and project planning. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Supervisor of Electrical Projects in the phases of Conceptualization, FEED (Front-End Engineering Design), and EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) projects. Responsibilities:

Management of staff, scope of the project, and customer expectations.

Supervision and technical review of electrical studies and deliverables.

Management of compromises and risks according to the "Capital Investment Project Manual" (MPIC), the

"Unique System of Quality" (SUC) of PDVSA, and national/international standards.

Planning of engineering projects.

Advice to the Procurement of Equipment and Materials processes.

Definition, coordination and over sight of all the technical tasks for the development of the project.

Interact as an interface between the developers (about 10) and the project manager.

Complete the projects on time and within budget constraints.

Mentoring and guiding to the less senior specialists and engineers.

Updating procedures, designing guidelines for the development of deliverables in subsidiary PDVSA Engineering and Construction (PDVSA IyC).

Field Engineering and Construction Support.

Design and electrical calculations.


Minera del Altiplano - MdA Expand Program Los Patos OSBL, Lithium Extraction Plant, Catamarca, Argentina.

Bauchaceta Electrical Substation Detailed Engineering, (132/33) kV, 50 Hz, Energía San Juan, Argentina.

Detail Engineering for Carabobo Block’s Wellpads and Aboveground Facilities for 90 MBD Oil Crude Production, Petroindependencia, S.A., Venezuela.

Basic Engineering for Pumping Stations of Rainwater and Sewage's System in Mata Redonda and Paraparal, Lake Valencia, PDVSA, Venezuela.

270 MBD Heavy Crude Oil Naphtha Stripper Plant, in association with ESSAR Projects Limited (India) and Pureworld Engineering (Romania) – PDVSA División de Mejoramiento, Venezuela.

Basic and Detail Engineering of MPJ-05 Well Pad – Petrojunín, S.A., Venezuela.

New Oil Pipeline from El Palito Refinery to Fuel Storage and Distribution Facilities Barquisimeto – PDVSA Comercio y Suministro, Venezuela.

Miramar Fuel Storage and Distribution Facilities, Nicaragua - Petrocaribe, S.A., Venezuela. César Alí Peña Rivero

Electrical Project Leader responsible for electrical substation and facilities design. Responsibilities:

Specifications of equipment, scope of work definition, bill of quantity, metering and electrical protection calculation, lighting and grounding design, one line drawings, equipment layout and power & control underground drawings. Lightning protection and electrical area classification. Design of access control, CCTV and intrusion detection systems (IDS), electrical philosophy, fiber optic design, and network structured cabling. Bill of materials (BOM). Request of material and equipment, bid evaluation. Projects:

Hamaca Crude Oil Upgrade Minor Projects - Ameriven.

Automation of Protection Project – PDVSA Protección y Control de Pérdidas (PCP).

Distribution System Planning at 13.8 kV, to Short and Medium Term in the Axis: Barcelona – Lechería – Puerto La Cruz - Guanta. Eleoriente.

Adequacy of Easter Electrical System (SEO) Project - CORPOVEN, Anzoátegui state, Venezuela. Construction Lead


Personnel management (about 15)

Planning and supervision of electrical and instrumentation works. Project:

“Mejoras de Confiabilidad Planta de Asfalto El Chaure” Project. QA/QC Coordinator


Coordination, planning and quality supervision of electrical and instrumentation works in the construction and pre-commissioning stage.


Gas Extraction Plant Train "C" ACCRO III & IV Project, San Joaquín, Anzoátegui State, Venezuela. Assistant to Maintenance Management


Planning of electrical maintenance.

Upgrading of an electrical substation at 34.5 kV. Facility:

Helical Pipe Manufacturing Facility, Helisold de Venezuela, S.A., Anzoátegui State, Venezuela. César Alí Peña Rivero


06/19 - Present Worley (ECR), Argentina Senior Electrical Project Engineer 07/18 – 05/19 SINEC, S.A., Argentina Electrical Projects Supervisor 01/04 - 06/18 PDVSA, Venezuela Electrical Projects Supervisor 07/03 - 01/04 Otepi Consultores, C.A. Electrical Projects Leader 04/03 - 07/03 TSC, C.A., Venezuela Construction Lead 03/01 - 03/03 Otepi Consultores, C.A. / Procegas Yánez & Vectra Group

Project Engineer

04/00 - 02/01 MMR de Venezuela, S.A. QA/QC Coordinator 11/99 - 12/99 Ingeniería Brucos, Venezuela Project Engineer 09/96 - 01/99 Asincro, C.A., Venezuela Project Engineer 05/95 - 09/96 Helisold de Venezuela, S.A. Assistant to Maintenance Management


Microsoft Office, Autocad 2D, ETAP, Dialux, TraceCalc Pro. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Universidad de Oriente, 1995, Electrical Engineer - Venezuela.

Venezuela College of Engineers, CIV number: 98.456 LANGUAGES

Spanish: Mother Tongue.

English: Intermediate.

French: Level B1. (Diplôme d'Etudes en Langue Française (DELF1)) Levels:

A1 and A2: Elemental User.

B1 and B/2: Independent User.

C1 and C2: Experienced User.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

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