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Production Manager

United States
August 28, 2012

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Gaspar Greens,

Gasparillo. Phones: 1-868-***-**** or

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Shawn Mc Nicholls

Personal Information • Marital status: Married

• Nationality: Trinidadian

• Age: 38 yrs

• Date of Birth: 18/06/1974

Summary of Qualifications

Present Position


CXC passes in:

Agriculture Science. Grade 2.

Biology. Grade 2.

English “A”. Grade 2.

Geography. Grade 2.

Physics. Grade 2.

Principles of Accounts. Grade 2.

Principles of Business. Grade 1.

Mathematics. Grade 2.

Social Studies. Grade 1.

Technical Courses:

Process Plant Operation. (Dip.).

Environmental Management. (Dip.).

Occupational Health and Safety. (Dip.).

NEBOSH level 3 certificate.

Skills/Competencies Training

Basic Health and Safety

Chemical Technician Trainee

Introduction to PLC Controllers

Hydrogen Sulphide Certification

First Aid

Production Safety Systems

Job Safety Analysis

Skills/Competencies Training (Cont’d)

Advance Safety Audit

American Aeroplane Rigger

American Aeroplane API RP2D Crane

A100 Petroleum Overview

Incident/Accident Investigation

Microsoft Professional

Control of Work

ValvePro/SAIT Valve Maintenance Technician

Supervisor Basics

Away Team Leader

Major Emergency Management

Fundementals of Risk Assessment.

Budget Responsible Officer

Leading Operations

Project Management

Effective Supervision for Enlightened Performance

Skills/Competencies Training externally (Petroskills - Houston).

Basic Drilling and Workover Completions.

Production Operations 1

HSE Management


Extensive experience in Process Plant Operations, supervision, line management and training on major onshore and offshore oil, gas and industrial projects.

Hands-on and in-depth involvement at all stages of projects including: Construction, Installation, Mechanical Completion, Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning, up to Start-Up & Performance Test Runs and normal operations.

Onshore & offshore oil facilities, onshore / offshore subsea pipeline systems, utilities, power generation & distribution systems.

Production Manager

Professional Experience

Professional Experience (Cont’d) 1994-1998 Baker Petrolite Galeota/Offshore

Chemical Technician/Platform Operator/Supervisor.

I was responsible for the management of the Company (Baker Petrolite’s) team in the Teak Field of Amoco and also responsible for the efficient and safe distribution of the chemicals throughout the field.

1998-2003 BP/Amoco Offshore

Senior Platform Operator/Away Team Leader (ATL)

As the Senior BP Operator on Teak Delta, I was responsible for the safe and efficient management of the plant, processes and people on that satellite facility.

2003-2005 BP Offshore/Port of Spain

ATL/Transformation Team Member

In 2003, I was selected to join the TSP Transformation Team. On that team I led the TSP Cost Management/Reduction Process with responsibilities to manage the team’s opex budget, implement new cost savings initiatives and track and manage the high cost areas in operations and to ensure the team’s understanding and compliance.

2005 to 2007 RepsolYpf Offshore

Operations Supervisor/Acting Offshore Installation Manager

In this position, I am responsible for the safe management and operation of all the facilities in the Teak Field, the efficient management of its human resources, maintenance of plant and equipment and the overall integrity of the platforms.

2007 to 2009 Repsol EP TT Offshore

Offshore Installation Manager

2009 to Present- Bayfield Energy (Galeota) Limited Land/Offshore

Offshore Installation Manager/Production Manager

In this position I am responsible and accountable for the asset’s delivery on targets(Production, HSE, cost and people) both offshore (Trintes field) and on land (tank farm). I am also responsible for ensuring the asset is in compliance with all local as well as offshore regulations.

Role and Accountabilities Responsibilities:

Daily reports to Management.

Coordinate with operations during shutdowns.

Responsible for the Health, Safety and Welfare of all persons offshore, and the Integrity of the Platform.

Responsible for minimizing impact on all HSE matters.

Overall in charge of Platform Emergencies.

Manage and responsible for the safe day-to-day offshore and land operations.

Conduct the daily Platform coordination and progress meeting and communications with onshore.

Take control, manage and coordinator any emergency situation, following the approved procedures.

Maintain an overview of the platform maintenance program and ensure timely execution & completion.

Ensure the plans are carried out and report on the progress

address any concerns.

Review the future plans and implement measures to achieve.

Manage the interface requirements with other activities, such as Fabric Maintenance, Well work-over, Vendors and Visitors.

Cost tracking and management.

Conduct routine inspections and audits for all activities, and produce the required reports.

Maintain the Integrity of the Platform and ensure efficient and safe operations.

Manage the Key Performance Indicators and results.

Ensure efficient Platform administration.

To be aware of the helicopter flying schedule. Grant overall approval for the helicopter and boat operations.

Ensure the Catering meets the requirements of the contract by conducting regular inspections with the Logistics/Safety officer and ensure any deficiencies are rectified.

Supervision of the facilities with a holistic approach.

Optimization of plant performance to maximize production.

Issue of maintenance work orders / efficient planning of maintenance work. Control and ordering of plant consumables.

Daily plant inspections and monthly audits.

Production administration with Daily Production Reports, Well Test Reports.

Prepare and conduct safety meetings.

Manage projects with in time and cost.

Quality control of preventative maintenance programs.

Performance appraisal of team members.

Policies implementation.

Coordinate between Drilling and Production to minimise downtime and maximise plant uptime.

Risk assessment development and risk management.

Safety programs managed.

Maximise team potential by having team meetings and understanding the challenges.

Coaching and mentoring of team members.

Manage well testing and optimization.

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