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List top 5 skills: multidiscipline engineer, organisational skills, project management
Short Bio:

A highly qualified Construction/Commissioning Offshore Project Manager (Chartered Engineer) with strong abilities in both Electrical & Mechanical Engineering in addition to a good understanding of Civil Engineering and a wealth of experience successfully achieving targets in the Project Management cycle. A confident and determined individual who is energetic and enthusiastic with a disciplined and organized approach, benefitting from many years of experience working in the Middle East. With stro

Current location: 

Al Rayyan, Qatar - View on map

Nationality: 

GREEK

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, General Management

Spoken languages: 

english, Greek

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Belgium, bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, qatar, Romania, spain, Sweden, United Kingdom



Education And Qualifications
MSc in Project Management (2003 – 2005)
University of Sunderland
Individual Research Project: “EIA: New Port of Patras, Greece”

MSc in Communications and Signal Processing (2002 – 2003)
University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Individual Research Project: “WLAN performance limits” (IEEE 802.11a, Hiperlan2)

BEng (Hons) in Electrical Engineering Tech (1994 – 2000)
Educational Institute of Patras 1994 – 2000

Experience
Deputy Construction Manager (132kV Substations Offshore) (July 2013 – to date)
LS CABLE & SYSTEM (Qatar)
Project: EPIC for Power Supply Project through Submarine Cables from Ras Laffan to Halul (OFFSHORE)
Client: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Consultant: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Project Value: US$ 440,500,000
Halul Island is a storage and export terminal for Qatar marine crude oil produced from the offshore fields, comprising oil storage tanks, pumping stations, power generation plants and oil process plants. A new 132/33kV GIS intake substation will be constructed which will be fed by Kahramaa 132/33kV GIS intake substation on Ras Laffan via two 132kV, 100MW subsea cables.
• Responsible for the management of the subcontractors’ construction teams related to the substation construction

• Ensuring that program milestones are achieved and that the schedule is followed by the subcontractors

• Scheduling and contacting construction and interfacing meetings as per project requirements with all stakeholders

• Monitoring procurement and material/equipment deliveries with a budget of $100m

• Managing the interface between 2 subcontractors and 2 other contractors

• Reviewing and commenting on subcontractors’ documentation

• Ensuring strict compliance to the HSE regulations

• Acting as the focal point with the client

• Interfacing with the submarine team

ARCHIRODON GROUP N.V. (Qatar & Saudi Arabia) (April 2006 – June 2013)
Commissioning/Plant Start Up Manager (Offshore) (March 2013 – June 2013)
EPIC of New Desalination Plant & Potable Water Storage Tanks at Halul (OFFSHORE)
Client: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Consultant: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Project Value: US$ 53,120,000
Thoroughly reviewed commissioning procedures, process & control philosophy of the desalination plant, and reviewed the commissioning sequence/logic, work plan/procedures, pre-task planning, start-up activities and method statements to ensure comprehensive feasibility and safety
• Developed and executed safe commissioning work processes, operating testing procedures and guidelines to ensure process safety, operational safety and plant integrity

• Prepared the commissioning progress report for the client and the company’s higher management

• Ensured the operational integrity of the installations was maintained at all times

• Issued platform-specific instructions as required to ensure safe operation

E&M Construction Manager (Offshore) (Apr 2011 – March 2013)
EPIC of New Desalination Plant & Potable Water Storage Tanks at Halul (OFFSHORE)
Client: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Consultant: Qatar Petroleum Offshore Project Value: US$ 53,120,000
• Effectively coordinated E&M section heads, subcontractors, vendors and design engineers a total of 560 people

• Successfully determined, planned, organized and directed appropriate offshore construction activities

• Organised logistics coordinating with deliveries on site and on time as per the construction schedule

• Ensured that construction activities conformed with the safety codes and offshore plant regulations

• Coordinate the construction activities’ schedule based in the design and procurement outcomes

• Used alternative ways to increase performance and efficiency through innovative thinking

• Responsible for the safety, quality and productivity of all construction work activities

• Actively pursued greater collaboration between offshore and onshore teams

Lead Commissioning Engineer (Oil & Gas) (Sept 2010 – Apr 2011)
EPIC of the Multi-Products Berth at Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC).
Client: Qatar Petroleum Consultant: Qatar Petroleum Project Value: US$ 25,247,000
Mesaieed industrial city accommodates an oil refinery, a fertilizer complex, petrochemical complexes, natural gas liquids plant and a steel mill in addition to the oil receiving terminal and export facilities.
• Prepared and reviewed commissioning procedures, planned, organised and executed commissioning schedule

• Coordinated vendors’ commissioning activities and interlace coordination with the activities of third parties

• Drove a safety conscious environment through establishing and maintaining a strong safety culture

• Completed multiple commissioning activities in parallel and on time as per client’s satisfaction

• Managed the preparation of the project dossier

Electrical Construction/Commissioning Section Head (Acting Construction Manager) (Jan 2009 – Sept 2010)
P&I of Electromechanical Services for Nakilat Ship Repair Yard (Phase 1&2) & Nakilat Ship Construction Facility (Phase 4) – Port of Ras Laffan, Qatar
Client: Qatar Petroleum Consultant: Royal Haskoning & COWI Project Value: US$ 135,700,000
Nakilat Facilities are undertaking repair, maintenance and conversion of very large ships, as well as conversion of specialist ships, including offshore supply vessels, tugs and coastal tankers.
Heading of the installation and the commissioning of equipment (see separate appendix for equipment installed)
• Liaised with client representatives and consultant, and coordinated other contractors to organise work fronts

• Installed & terminated 16km of 11kV cables connecting 7 HV substations 25% faster than the scheduled duration

• Monitored and organised the delivery of the materials/equipment according to the site requirements

• Ensured that works are as per the AFC drawings, up to the quality standards and are completed on the scheduled time with the least amount of cost, and minimal wastage of materials

• Managed project team interfaces and progress with regular review meetings

• Managed the commissioning activities, review commissioning documentation

• Identified design faults and resolved technical problems that arose on site

• Conducted post project review to determine areas for future improvement

• Established an effective construction monitoring procedure

Lead Site Electrical Engineer/Lead Commissioning Engineer (Oil & Gas) (Oct 2007 – Jan 2009)
P&C of Berths Nos. 31 to 35 at the King Fahad Industrial Port (KFIP)
Client: Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu Consultant: Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (Bechtel)
Project Value: US$ 84,486,000
KFIP handles raw materials such as petrochemicals, refined petroleum products, liquid petroleum gas products, chemical fertilizers and sulphur. Construction of five berths to handle petrochemical tankers ranging in capacity from 3,000 to 80,000 dwt.
• Led a successful confrontation against an issued NCR by the client resulting in a gain of US$350k for my company

• Implemented and ensured effectiveness of communication process among subordinates

• Ensured compliance of the work performed with the project governing standards

• Reviewed commissioning procedures and O&M Manuals and shop drawings

• Reviewed construction method statements and inspection test procedures

• Implemented and oversaw the Safety, Health, and Security on site

• Participated in weekly progress meetings with the client

• Developed a procedure to minimize materials’ wastage

• Prepared the site activities progress report

Site Electrical Engineer/ Commissioning Engineer (Apr 2006 – Oct 2007)
EPIC of Fuel Gas Desulphurization (FGD), Jeddah-4 Plant (SWCC)
Client: Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) Consultant: Electrowatt Ekono A.G., Switzerland
Project Value: US$ 80,727,000
• Efficiently planned/organized/executed site activities and prepared the site activities progress report

• Prepared construction materials submittals, method statements and inspection test procedures

• Organized materials/equipment and workforce in order to maximize construction progress

• Ensured that all materials/equipment used on site are as per project specifications

• Prepared commissioning procedures , O&M Manuals and shop drawings

• Distributed manpower efficiently and in an optimized manner

Petty Officer (Electrical/Commissioning Engineer) (September 2000 – June 2002)
HELLENIC NAVY
• Gained familiarization with military regulations, rules and the chain of command

• Acquired technical skills, experience and learned to operate both as a unit and as a part of a team

Site Electrical Engineer/ Commissioning Engineer (September 1997 – August 2000)
Client: CH.G. Kritikos S.A. Consultant: Diamantopoulos & SIA E.E.
Project Value: US$ 12,435,000
• Liaising with the consultant, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce involved in the project