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CV, Experienced Weight Control Engineering Manager targeting Australia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11991

List top 5 skills: engineering manager, modules, petro-chemical, reports, weight control
Short Bio:

I am an accomplished, extremely hard working and highly self motivated individual. As you will note from my enclosed CV, I have been working as Weight Control Engineering Manager for Technip – La Defense in France since 2012. With this role, I am responsible for managing and producing weight control reports for a variety of modules making up the Topsides, Jacket and Piles. In addition, I provide valuable input from engineering disciplines to the preparation of weight reports on detailed designs

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, spanish

Locations I am interested in working:

Australia



Career

2012 – To Date
WEIGHT CONTROL ENGINEERING MANAGER
Technip – La Defense (France)

• Personally responsible for the management and production of weight control reports for the numerous modules making up the Topsides, Jacket and Piles
• Providing valuable input from engineering disciplines to the preparation of weight reports on detailed design of the EPC before transfer to fabrication at yard in Korea, for the installation of the overall project in the field offshore Denmark
• Playing an instrumental role as Weight Control Group Leader, accountable for weight control and management of weight changes affecting Centre of Gravity and Not to Exceed weight limits for installation
• Utilising TWCEL for management of weight/equipment and reporting database system
• Fully accountable for the completion of monthly reports from each discipline using PDMS model as progression of design for extraction of weight inputs for weight reporting
• Ascertaining impact on loadout, transportation constraints and assessment studies in recommending the implementation of weight shedding for the integrated deck, ensuring the safe lift and installation of Topsides onto the Jacket at various stages of detailed design advancement
• Establishing Centre of Gravity Envelopes in line with module lifting studies and crane curves for the HLCV Thialf-Heerema
• Successfully completing the weight reporting audits from clients PMT at initial and advanced stages of the EPC, as the Manager of Weight Engineering Team
• Ensuring the consistent and accurate reporting as well as extensively editing and revising the weight control procedures documents when submitting and gaining approval from client in line with WC Audit findings and observations for close out compliance

2011 – 2012
WEIGHT CONTROL ENGINEERING MANAGER
Mustang Eng / SMOE JV Singapore (S.E Asia)

• Fully accountable for managing and producing weight control reports gathered from the engineering disciplines by levels (10 No) and areas for preparing weight reports on detailed design / fabrication and for as-built records of the main module during fabrication at yard for the overall project to be installed in the field offshore Norway
• Personally overseeing the weighing events of major sub assemblies and load cell calibrations, conducted by DNV with records of load cell readings witnessed and verified
• Undertaking the fabrication and supply for upper weight limits with risk assessments identified for each Component, Module or Bridge structure
• Other main duties as above

2011
PRINCIPAL STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
SNC Lavalin (UK)

• Undertaking the Primary Lower level Framing and Bracing for Mudmats support as well as designing and code checking through the utilisation of the STAAD design program

2011
LEAD STRUCTURAL ENGINEER / PACKAGE MANAGEMENT TEAM
RWE Npower (UK)

• Managing, preparing and approving design specifications for project execution as well as reviewing reports and design deliverables as submitted for all the various design contractors and suppliers for Monopiles, Transition Pieces and the Topsides substation, Jacket and Piles
• Personally attending various meetings at fabrication facilities, including Harland and Wolff in Belfast and Bifab in Scotland, providing valuable support to the Package Manager on all design and fabrication issues with various contractors and suppliers
• Supporting the project in discussions and decisions at various meetings, aimed at resolving transportation and installation issues concerning the method on approach of SHL crane vessel Stanislav Yudin and RWE’s Seabreeze jack-up for best utilisation

2010 – 2011
LEAD STRUCTURAL DESIGN ENGINEER
C B & I (UK)

• Dealing with primary support framing in place design of the Offloading Hose Reel Module D10 from the Process Area, through the utilisation of Staad ProV8i for full analysis and code checking to Eurocode EC3, complying with Norsok-N003 and the relevant DNV standards for Agip – Norge, Goliat project detailed design
• Undertaking analysis and code checking on process and utilities modules trolley routes in ascertaining structural integrity for access and maintenance requirements in service
• Providing assistance on tender preparation for Conoco-Philips Eldfisk topsides transportation analysis and design contact bid preparation
• Additionally assisting with the bid preparation for Loadout/Transportation assessment for transfer from S. Korean shipyard
• Working on the Talisman Energy – Montrose BLP Project, integrating Deck-Topsides, Jacket, Flare and Linked Bridge Design for all weight input data and assessments for multi-discipline engineering estimating and reporting based on FEED studies and mechanical equipment layouts in progress

2010
PRINCIPLE STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
Kellogg, Brown & Root Ltd (UK)

• Providing major equipment support design on GACA, JACA, MEG input modules, from PDMS Model and considerations for mechanical handling for equipment maintenance provision on Chevron’s Gorgon Project at Barrow Island. Western Australia.
• Using STAAD Pro V8i. to AS-4100 & 1170 Australia Design Codes and Standards
• Additionally working on risers and anchor flanges, J Tubes, caissons guided supports and main rigging platform analysis and design for in-place, transportation and load out conditions using SACS design suite

2009
LEAD ENGINEER PAU / WEIGHT AND MATERIALS MANAGER
AMEC Americas Ltd (Alberta, Canada)

• Working as a member of the Modularisation Group, responsible for weight control lead and management for all areas and design centres as progression of design for weight reporting and approval for overall executive weight control reports, submitting the same to the clients – Kearl tar sands project management team
• Ascertaining impact on transportation and shipping constraints for North America and for Korea fabrication and supply for upper weight limit for each module and final weight as fabricated
• Giving recommendations to introduce module splitting or weight shedding for modules, clearly identified as overweight at various stages of detailed design advancement
• Dealing with the Centre of Gravity Envelope establishment per each module in assisting lifting studies and trailers selection for shipping and road transportation
• Gathering weight information and reports from other major construction and design contractors such as Krupp, CB&I, Fluor for each areas input in preparation of reports for release to Exxon Mobil Client / Operator’s P.M

2008
PRINCIPAL STRUCTURAL ENGINEER,
Fluor for PMT (UK and Shanghai, China)

• Undertaking accountability for 140 No Monopiled Foundation structures and Transition Pieces for the wind turbine generators and the subsequent award of the fabrication to a supplier in China of the monopiled foundations / transition pieces, containing the major Electrical equipment for individual wind generator turbines
• Playing a key role as Lead Design Engineering member of FLUOR Project Management Team, responsible for the preparation of the design specifications for the tender stage of the project, prior to award of the major design and fabrication Purchase Orders being let
• Working on design considerations for various electrical and cathodic protection systems on the sub-station Transformer platform Topsides being designed in the US and fabricated in Hartlepool to DNV, Norsok and API Codes and Standards
• Turning around R.F.I’s & T.Q’s to the various design contractors and fabricators in addition to reviewing and commenting on design documents, weight reports, completed designs / deliverables and fabrication enquires for release of shop drawings

2006 – 2007
PRINCIPLE CIVIL / STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
Shaw, Stone & Webster Ltd, (UK)

• Personally responsible as Senior Design Engineer Discipline Member based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the 3rd Expansion Project, preparing equipment and major structures, piled foundations, raised plinths and octagonal founds design
• Using proprietary Founds 3D or Mat 3D analysis and design to ACS codes and dealing with design considerations in use of Staad Pro for steel structures and piperacks design to AISC, WSD design codes and standards
• Playing an instrumental role as Principle Structural Engineer on the Jubail Construction Site, working on the ongoing design solutions for piperacks and structures erection
• Working closely and collaboratively with Steel Fabricators based in Dammam, checking / reviewing all connection calculations produced by Structural vendor for all Racks, Structures and Towers
• Dealing with top head vessel access platforms and walkways for pre-dressed heavy lifts for vertical Column Equipment as well as turning round T.Q’s, R.F.I’s & S.W.I’s, ensuring fabrication continuity and reviewing / approving site produced design solutions, for inclusion on shop drawings

Summary of Earlier Experience

2005 – 2006 CIVIL / STRUCTURAL – PACKAGES REQUISTIONING / PROCUREMENT ENGINEER, Bechtel / Reliance (UK)
2004                 STRUCTURAL DESIGN / WEIGHT CONTROL ENGINEER, AMEC Upstream Oil & Gas (UK)
2003 – 2004 PRINCIPAL CIVIL ENGINEER, CBI John Brown Ltd (UK)
2002 – 2003 SENIOR STRUCTURAL DESIGN ENGINEER, AMEC Upstream Oil & Gas (UK)
2000 – 2002 SENIOR CIVIL / STRUCTURAL ENGINEER, ABB Lummus Global BV (Netherlands)
1998 – 2000  STRUCTURAL DESIGN / INSTALLATION ENGINEER, Saipem (UK)
1992 – 1998   STRUCTURAL WEIGHT CONTROL / MATERIALS ENGINEER, AMEC / Kvaerner Oil & Gas (UK), Kvaerner Eng. Stavanger (Norway
1991                  STRUCTURAL ENGINEER (Material Control Engineer) Amec / Tecnomare
1989 – 91        DISCIPLINE ENGINEER / FABRICATION / DESIGN LIAISON COORDINATOR, Belleli SpA (Italy)
1973 – 1989    Extensive experience with consulting engineers, major petro chemical and offshore design contractors

Education

HNC Structural Bias (Brixton School of Building) 1973

Languages

Native English, Fluent Business Level Written & Spoken Spanish