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Experienced Mechanical Engineer

Houston, TX
September 28, 2023

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Hakeem Ogunbunmi Jr. Houston, TX 501-***-****


A professionally driven mechanical engineer with more than ten years of experience who will provide technical support to investigate, design, develop and implement continuous process improvement for pipeline infrastructure as well as project development plan review and approval.


CenterPoint Energy

Gas Engineer – Modernization Program Sep. 2019 to Present, Houston, TX

Perform analysis, design reviews, calculations, estimates, and pressure studies on various high-risk projects in the Houston area.

Develop risk-based scopes of work based on Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP) recommendations.

Provide risk-based economic justification and communicate details of the design to management, field personnel and contractors.

Determine prescriptive replacement projects based on knowledge of our company’s Tier 1 assets.

Strategize for long range planning of the proposed facilities by initiating various scenarios of different aspects of pipe installation.

Acquire environmental and local permitting and reviewed and approved various construction activities.

Collaborate frequently with other internal departments, construction personnel, and customers to identify and resolve any issue that might arise during the project’s planning stages, design phases, and construction processes.

DIMP subject matter expert as the replacement arm of DIMP.

Training Team – TX Representative Sep. 2020 to August 2021, Houston, TX

Created and developed 2020-21 TX engineering Training Schedule for 11 new hires.

Organized onboarding training for the 0-6 Month (primarily departmental) and 6-12 Month training (primarily field training) during COVID-19.

Coordinated with TFO to arrange for smaller groups to make physically distanced visits.

Organized and hosted 7 Virtual Presentations across several departments.

Drove and sought out continuous improvement to training by surveying new hires on various subjects and holding monthly update/feedback meetings.

Promoted the Engineering Training SharePoint and was a go-to for questions.

Regularly provided updates and feedback to management.

Followed up individually to request feedback and implemented new initiatives as a result.

Gas Engineer – Arkansas Engineering Jan. 2017 to Sep. 2019, Houston, TX

Performed analysis, design, calculations, estimates, and pressure studies on various System & Public Improvement projects in the Northern Arkansas area.

Conducted pressure and flow studies considering multiple scenarios to determine the impact to the distribution system.

Analyzed distribution system impact caused by the abandonment of a high-pressure transmission line and developed a long-range replacement plan.

Initiated and conducted cathodic protection studies to ensure corrosion protection.

Designed several projects detailing the scope, location, type, and footage of pipeline using engineering drawings.

Collaborated frequently with field personnel to verify actual pressures and volumes to confirm the accuracy of design, and to design for optimal construction.

Proactively identified areas that require attention soonest by analyzing historical leak data, visually represented as “heat maps”.

Designed and sized several District Regulating Stations based on applicable CFR codes in Part 192 and CNP design standards.

Prepared economic justification for each proposed project to support management with estimation of capital expenditures.

Halliburton Energy Services

Engineer II – Control and Safety Systems May 2014 to March 2016, Spring, TX

Designed hydraulic P&IDs in AutoCAD-2010 for Surface Control and Safety Systems, using Requirements Documents or specifications provided by customers.

Provided product development, Planning, Estimation and Scheduling.

Directed and provided suggestions for cabinet design in Solidworks.

Created markups of P&ID and General Arrangement drawings for modification.

Designed Explosion Proof junction box assemblies.

Performed engineering calculations (Accumulator/pump/motor sizing, power consumption, etc.)

Initiated/hosted Design Review meetings with design team, including management.

Generate Assembly Procedures, Operating Instructions, Installation Drawings, Field Operating Manuals, and Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) procedures.

Frequent interaction with manufacturing vendors to ensure design specifications and delivery dates are met, and to resolve any technical issues.

Provided technical assistance globally for inquiries from various field personnel.

Engineer I – Safety Systems August 2011 to May 2014, Spring, TX

Designed hydraulic P&IDs in AutoCAD-2010 for Surface Hydraulic Safety Systems, using Requirements Documents or specifications provided by customers.

Assisted in handling field and manufacturing problems to maintain/improve products and services.

Performed engineering calculations (Accumulator/pump/motor sizing, etc.)

Supported field inquiries regarding Safety System design requirements and clarifications.


University of Houston, Main Campus Dec. 2010

oBachelor’s of Science, Mechanical Engineering, Math Minor


Project Management, Organization, Communication, Time Management, Ability to Teach and Mentor

Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Power BI

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