CV, Executive Project Engineer with extensive Middle East experience

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17378

Skills keywords: construction, project engineering, project management
Short Bio:

-A dynamic professional with 23 years of rich overseas & domestic experience in Project Engineering, Co-ordination, Project & Construction Management, Erection & Commissioning in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Fertilizer industries.
-Worked in NGL Plant with Dolphin Energy
-Handled projects from conceptual FEED to completion of work including debottlenecking studies.
-Implemented various projects within the cost, time and quality and worked with International Consultants and Contractors

Current location: Doha, Qatar - View on map
Nationality: Indian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


Dolphin Energy Limited, Qatar

Sept 07 – Present (Stakes from TOTAL, OCCIDENTAL and Project Engineer * Govt. of Abu Dhabi)

*This is a senior staff position and directly reporting to Head of Section and responsible to provide complete technical support on all aspects of project management from conception to handover. I am also performing construction supervision activities as supervisor from year 2009 in addition to responsibilities of project engineer.

Nov 06 – Aug 07 Worley Parsons Oman Engineering(WPOE) LLC, Muscat, Project Engineer

Oman (Oil & Gas Consultancy). WPOE tied up with Construction Contractor M/s Arabian Industries to remain as a EPC company to execute turnkey projects for Oil & Gas Clients

Nov 04 – Aug 06 SABIC Project Engineer

Engineering & Project Management Division

(E & PM), Arabian Petrochemical Plant, Saudi Arabia

(Seconded from JAL International)

Feb 91 – Oct 04 Madras Fertilizers Limited (MFL), Chennai, India

(company consist of Ammonia, Urea and NPK Plants)

Growth Path

Feb 91 – Jan 93 – As Graduate Engineer Trainee

Feb 93 – Jan 96 – As Project Engineer

Feb 96 – Mar 99 – As Senior Project Engineer

Apr 99 – Oct 04 – As Assistant Manager (Engineering & Maint)


• Review scope of work to ensure that all technical details, drawings, specifications including Inspection and Test Plan(ITP) requirements are complete in all aspects meeting the requirements and overall execution plans.

• Co-ordinate and assist in the preparation of tender documents, bid clarification, bid evaluation and submit recommendation for selection of contractors.

• Supervise the engineering work of Consultant as per project SOW and manage design change notice.

• Ensure timely review of key documents/drawings by other departments.

• Participate in constructability reviews.

• Report on project status and highlight areas of concern and propose solutions.

• Make presentation to all stakeholders on elements of project strategy, criticality, constraints, status, resolution paths in the readiness review meetings and clarify the path forward.

• Interface with procurement sections to review the status of procurement activities and take corrective action.

• Identify items in critical path to closely monitor the related predecessor and successor activities.

• Facilitate reservation of all free issue materials to Contractors.

• Carry out regular visits to Consultant/Contractor Office to follow up on various progresses.

• Approve method statements and facilitate Task Risk Assessment (TRA).

• Review and approve contractor submitted project schedule and mobilization plan.

• Conduct Kick Off meeting with Contractors along with Operational Staff for the plant modification works.

• Ensure Company HSE requirements are implemented at every stage of the project and meet HSE performance targets. Effective implementation of PTW system maintaining No LTI in my roles.

• Conduct project review meetings to evaluate project progress, resolve conflicts and implement remedial action to achieve planned progress.

• Plan, Co-ordinate, Supervise and Control the execution of the assigned contractors and personnel engaged in the execution of project activities throughout all phases of project from engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and handover of facilities.

• Construct mechanical and piping activities

• Manage Interfaces between contractors at field to avoid overlaps and relook the sequence of activities to define the battery limits and to avoid delays in execution.

• Liaise and communicate at all times with all project and operational teams to achieve project goals.

• Endorse contractors progress and invoices for payment in liaison with cost engineer.

• Review and verify the contract hired staff timesheets and co-ordinate preparation of required approvals.

• Support Contract Engineers in the Variation Orders (VO) claims submitted by Contractor and eliminate the unwarranted and unjustified portions of claim during the negotiation.

• Co-ordinate Issue of Provisional and Final Acceptance Certificates.

• Ensure submission of project as-built documentation, material reconciliation and close out reports along with lessons learnt.


 Condensate Stabilizer Column 10” Piping Replacement Works from 32 m to ground level.

 Installation of Additional Rich Caustic Filter and Associated Piping.

 KHI Injection in the Onshore 48” Sea Pipeline.

 Hydraulic Power Unit Modification project for Emergency Shutdown Valves.

 Hot Tapping in 48” LP Steam Header to provide additional Steam Traps.

 Installation of Coriolis flow meter for Slugcatcher Liquid Control.

 MEA Tank Bottom Plate Replacement.

 High, Medium and Low Pressure Flare modification Project.

 Modification of Methanol Injection Nozzle Piping.

 Various Tie-Ins during the yearly shutdowns from 2009 to 2014 for warranty and facility modification projects


• Single point responsibility to manage and engineer multi-discipline oil & gas projects from detail design, scope of work, procurement, construction, commissioning, handover and close out.

• Obtain approvals for resource plan, cost estimation and schedule from Client based on concept study report

• Organize Kick Off Meeting with Client, Contractors and Subcontractors.

• Organize Key engineering meetings viz. P & ID Review Meeting, 3 D Model Reviews, HAZOP, Safety Studies with Client and conduct regular project review meetings.

• Review design and drawings to ensure conformance to Client requirements.

• Liaise closely with Client Project Engineer to implement project plan and scope of work to meet the project commitment.

• Visit Site along with the project team to understand the site conditions and evaluate realistic quantum of work involved to prepare drawings and SOW.

• Interact closely with Engineering Discipline Heads and Principal Consultant Engineers to adhere to the project plan for timely release of engineering deliverables.

• Update project manager regularly on the progress status.

• Liaise regularly with procurement and construction team to monitor and expedite the procurement and construction preparation of various tasks for achieving the project objectives.

• Support site team for smooth execution of construction activities.

• Ensure the most current design/engineering document is used to complete the work and all design changes are approved prior to implementation.

• Interface with project control and contract administration to handle variation claims/change orders and advise submission of Invoices for milestone payments from Client.

• Compile Close out report with as-built documentation.


 Zauliyah Salt Removal Project in the Oil Well.

 Sadad Header Replacement.


• Prepare scope of works and bill of quantities for the plant modification works.

• Estimate cost and schedule requirements and obtain approval from management.

• Co-ordinate with multidiscipline engineering staff to obtain detailed engineering drawings.

• Compile SOW documents and floated tenders to invite bids from the long term in house contractors.

• Evaluate, negotiate and recommend award of work.

• Liaise with procurement team for vendor clarifications and timely receipt of materials.

• Facilitate reservation of all free issue materials to Contractors.

• Conduct project review meetings to evaluate project progress, resolve conflicts and implement remedial action to achieve planned progress.

• Report on project status with solutions for the areas of concern.

• Support construction and QA/QC engineers in the administration of executing contracts and manage overall progress of project.


 FRP Neutralization Pit Discharge Line Replacement in Utility Plant.

 Fabrication and erection of all types of piping and structural supports including carbon steel, Low and High Alloy steel, Stainless Steel and FRP pipes.


• Co-ordinate and Liaise with Process Licensors and EPIC contactor to provide the data sheets, P & ID, plot plans, general arrangement drawing, manuals, etc for feasibility and debottlenecking studies of the revamp of ammonia and urea plants.

• Co-ordinate site visits and meetings with EPIC contractors.

• Conduct pre-bid meetings, evaluate bids and recommend award of work for Vendors and Contractors.

• Participate as a team member in the Kick Off Meetings with Consultant and EPIC Contractors.

• Liaise with Detailed Engineering Consultant and obtain technical recommendation for bids to further initiate the Owner responsibility of procurement of equipment and piping.

• Expedite delivery of equipment at vendors works.

• Monitor time and costs associated with the project and controlled the execution.

• Prepare monthly progress reports for projects in hand to update management on status, highlights, concerns, cash flow, variations, etc to facilitate quick decision making.

• Supervise site execution, testing, commissioning and final handover.


 Revamping of Ammonia Plant

 Ammonia & Urea Effluent Treatment Plant in Urea Plant.

 Ammonia Converter & High Alloy Piping Replacement in Ammonia Plant.

 Construction of Reverse Osmosis Plant in Utility Plant.

 Installation of Elliot Turbine and connected High Pressure Piping for Cooling Water Pump in Utility Plant.

 Installation of Reciprocating Compressors in Utility Plant.

 Installation of Gravity Sand Filters for Sewage Treatment Plant.

 Cladding of Heat Exchanger Shell in Ammonia Plant.


 Master of Science (Manufacturing Management) from B.I.T.S., Pilani in 2003.

 Bachelors Degree in Engineering – Mechanical & Production from Annamalai University, India in 1990.

 Very highly proficient in written and oral English

 Good Knowledge of project management system and oil & gas industry standards.

 Computer literate