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CV, Instrument And Controls Engineer And TUV Safety

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 48387
(12/29/1965, male)
List top 5 skills: control and automation, ICSS, instrumentation and control
Short Bio:

A chartered instrument and controls engineer and TUV certified Functional Safety Engineer, passionate in leading multi-discipline engineering teams during the planning and execution phases of projects. Over 18 years’ post graduate experience in the international oil and gas industry, managing the design, installation and commissioning of process instrumentation, emergency shutdown and integrated controls safety systems, in the UK sector, Norweigan and Azerbaijan.

Current location: 

England, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

British

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations, Pharmaceutical and Science

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



SELECTED ACHIEVEMENTS

• Approaching completion on schedule of the GOLIAT FPSO commissioning project, one of the most technically challenging in the industry’s history.

• Worked within Norway’s stringently enforced environment controls including a Zero tolerance policy to discharges or emissions of gasses and liquids.

• Vendor site lead, responsible for completion and transfer of several platform ICSS systems to the client Centrica.

• Managed Azeri engineer training coaching, as part of the Succession Plan.

• Developed and implemented the integrity plan for Deniz’s Integrated Control and Safety Systems.

KEY ATTRIBUTES

• Expert in the selection and design of automated safety and process logic controls systems.

• Has developed and refined mufti-discipline commissioning processes encompassing I.T., software, electrical and instrumentation controls systems.

• Highly skilled in planning and supervising the execution of pre-commissioning and commissioning projects, onshore and offshore.

• Conversant with industry codes and safe practises.

• Proven success of hands-on supervision, coaching and mentoring.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Jan 2014 – Jan 2016
ENI NORGE -GOLIAT FPSO. KOREA/NORWAY
NSTRUMENT AND CONTROLS ENGINEER

The GOLIAT FPSO is built and equipped to meet the highest international standards linked to strict in-built safety adapted to arctic climatic conditions. Currently in final phases of commissioning, with start-up and first oil scheduled for Q1 2016, this will be the first oil field to come on stream in the Barents Sea, and is the world’s most northerly offshore development, located in one of the harshest environments.

Relocated in early 2015 to Hammerfest Norway, to where FPSO was transported from Korea. Role changed to Offshore Instrumentation and Controls Coordinator, and currently actively supports the Company and vendors’ workforce during the commissioning completion. Duties include:

• Project control progress tracking, utilising Statoil’s completion software system “ProCoSys” to ensure compliance with schedule, budget, quality and HSE parameters.

• Supervision, guidance and dynamic support to E + I + C hook-up and start- up teams.

• Supervision of all punch-list teams, and issuance of Safe Systems work permits

Initially resident in Korea, assigned to the Client Project Management Team, duties included:

• Accountable for overseeing the integrated project team comprising of EPC contractor Hyundai and vendors ABB, during the design and construction engineering of all Instrumentation and Controls systems, automated safety and emergency shutdown systems and Fire and Gas nodes.

• Supervised process logic software and hardware verification.

• Reviewed and approved E + I engineering design changes.

• Witnessed and validated safety automation systems testing.

• Verified start-up and commissioning procedures for all process and logic control, fire and gas and emergency shut-down systems.

Feb 2007 – Dec 2013
BP SHAH DENIZ FIELD, CASPIAN SEA
CONTROLS AND AUTOMATION ENGINEER

The Shah Deniz (SD) field was discovered in 1999 and is one of the world’s largest gas condensate fields, with 40 trillion cubic feet of gas.

Latterly resident in Baku, promoted to a lead role, in supporting the integrated control and safety, fire and gas, emergency shut-down and process control systems, duties included:

• Reviewed all engineering queries and job packs relating to design and systems modifications to ensure compliance with procedures and approved technical practices.

• Managed platform alarm reduction and rationalisation strategy.

• Supported Caspian healthcare development for 3rd party control systems.

• Appointed Continuous Improvement Champion supporting the offshore platform.

• Undertook responsibility for the coaching of Azeri nationals as part of the Succession plan.

• Developed, and maintained the integrity of the platform Integrated Control and Safety Systems.

Initially contracted in an offshore rotational role, from commissioning, through start-up into operations.

Over the period, held continued and increased responsibility for:

• Design, engineering, and planning of platform major system upgrades and modifications.

• Managed the day to day activities of ICSS maintenance, modifications and operational support.

• Appointed the Offshore Technical Authority for E + I systems (Allen Bradley PLC & Modicon TSX).

• Created/checked construction work packs and managed change documentation using BP emoc procedures. Undertook design reviews.

• Managed vendor engineers offshore to ensure all changes were captured and in line with BP management of change documents.

• Performed PA & IA duties in line with Safe Systems of Work.

2005-Feb 2007
ABB / BP, SHAH DENIZ FIELD
LEAD COMMISSIONING ENGINEER

The Shah Deniz field is one of the world’s largest gas condensate production reservoirs to commission all the control systems leading to production in 2006.

As Lead Engineer, seconded from ABB to their client BP, was responsible for guiding and managing a team of engineers and technicians during the following activities, all which were successfully completed to meet the gas production start-up target date:

• Commissioned the integrated controls safety systems (ICSS) and interfaces to 3rd party system.

• Control of all technical questions, variation requests and modifications generated by both projects and operations. Verified all hardware and software requests.

• Planned all modifications and estimating engineering man hours.

• Maintained document control to BP standards and procedures.

• Approved and sign off of commissioning procedures, and handover to BP operations.

 

DETAILS OF EARLIER EXPERIENCE CAN BE PROVIDED UPON REQUEST

 

QUALIFICATIONS

BSc. Eng. (Honours) University of Teesside

C.Eng. – Registered Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council

EXTERNAL TRAINING AND CERTIFICATIONS

ABB 800xA Control builder and system configuration, 450 Programmable logic controls

Safeguard Emergency Shutdown safety system

AUTRONICA Fire and Gas engineering safety

OPITO Offshore survival

B.P. Maximo, ISSOW, STOP, CMAS, Isolation authority, Level 2 risk

(other courses completed available on request)

TUV Rheinland Certified Functional Safety Engineer. Cert No. 12247/ 16

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member of the Institute of Instrument, Measurement and Control (INstMC)