CV, Mechanical Engineer, Experience In Maintenance, Project Management

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18411

Skills keywords: cost control, mechanical engineering, planning, project management, shutdown
Short Bio:

Mechanical Engineer with a Masters in Business Administration, with 15 years’ experience and 11 years working in Upstream and Downstream of Oil & Gas grassroots / brownfield projects (Refinery, Petrochemical, Pipeline, Oil and Gas field of offshore & onshore projects) in various countries, having experience in Complete Project Cycle. Experience in Project Engineering, Procurement and Construction.

Current location: Muscat - View on map
Nationality: Venezuelan
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, portuguese, spanish
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


• Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Nacional Experimental Del Táchira (Venezuela), 1999.

• Mechanical Engineering degree approved by the Colombian Association of Engineers ACIEM, Resolution 18/2011, Registration CN230-75605

Core Competencies

Core Competencies

• Strategy and Business Risk Management

• Financial management

• Maintenance Contract administration

• Client relationships

• Business Development building effective organizations

• Planning

• Projects execution

• Cost Control & Estimation

Career Summary

WOOD GROUP CCC May 2013 to date
Client: Petroleum Development of Oman (PDO) Muscat, Oman

• Shutdown Coordinator (August 2013 – Present)

• Maintenance Superintendent (May 2013 – August 2013)

Experienced in Operational Excellence in Production developed by SHELL and implemented by PDO for all their operations.


Shutdown Coordinator (Client: Petroleum Development of Oman PDO)

• Manage large plant shutdowns and be fully aware of the requirement of work preparation, scheduling and execution.

• Direct field activities during Shutdown execution following the Operational Excellence in Production developed by Shell.

• Review work packages by work preparer / Planner / Schedulers to ensure quality and completeness

• Coordinate the detailed scope and execution plan for all scope in the area: maintenance, plant changes, capital projects, Integrity. Based on blade number 9 of Operational Excellence in Production (Integrated Activity Planning)

• Knowledge of and adherence to WG-CCC and project specific Health, Safety and Environmental Plans and Procedures.

• Leads work scope collection, scope challenge and selection. Develops cost estimates and budget.

• Procurement: Supports logistic and Procurement.

• Accountable to manage the Shutdown logistic and Procurement effectively.

Maintenance Superintendent (Client: Petroleum Development of Oman PDO)

• To manage / coordinate all discipline maintenance activities in the operational area to ensure that all works are completed according to applicable procedures and standards of workmanship. Got experience in managing HSE site activities. Reporting to the site manager when applicable and functionally to the Maintenance Manager.

• Knowledge of and adherence to WG-CCC and project specific Health, Safety and Environmental Plans and Procedures.

• Manage / coordinate all discipline maintenance activities in a safe manner, within budget, on time and in accordance with applicable Company procedures and technical / manufacturers specifications.

• Provide solutions to address maintenance shortcomings and ensure the effective co-ordination and functioning of maintenance discipline teams.

• Take a proactive approach by providing workable solutions to reducing the Company maintenance costs without compromising production targets or asset integrity.

• Manage execution of large number of static equipment maintenance programs.

• Establish and maintain effective and efficient work interfaces with the Company Site Representative and all direct reporting staff.

• Ensure the planning stages for all maintenance activity is followed accordingly to SAP flow process.

• Accountable for delivery of Key Performance Indicators agreed with the Client and Maintenance Manager; ensuring maximum KPI are achieved.

• Promote continuous improvement actions towards exceed maintenance performance indicators.


• Harweel Shutdown (largest SD for PDO)

• Coordination and execution of various SD for PDO

WOOD GROUP PSN Emirates, Abu Dhabi, UAE
September 2012 to March 2013

Project Engineer


• To manage the Projects (FEED) interface with the client and internal departments , acting as a focal point for all technical and commercial aspects of projects

• Managing the project teams to ensure that all project deliverables are completed on time

• Carry out appraisals for direct reports.

• Project cost control, including management and accountability for the project cash flow and man-hours forecasting, ensuring that the projects are delivered within budget.

• Provide accurate reporting to both the Customer and Senior Management.

• To ensure that systems are in place to review and approve project documentation prior to submission to the client.


• DNO Long Term Field Development – Concept (Green Field). DNO (Det Norske Oljeselskap). Project Location: Kurdistan, North Iraq
Nature of Work: Conceptual study for Long Term Filed Development project, it covers Central Processing Facility capable of processing 100,000 BOPD, around 40 wells and respective flow lines which are connected to CPF, Exporting facilities and Pipeline 45 KM.

• Various Wellhead & GDU facility development project (Brown Field). Tatweer Petroleum (Joint Venture of Oxy, Mubadala & BAPCO). Bahrain
Nature of Work: Concept, FEED and Detail Design/ Engineering projects for the various Wellheads, Flow lines and GDU facility development.100K CPF Upgrade – DNO – Iraq

Field Master Development Plan – DNO – Iraq

January 2009 to December 2012

ETL (Engineering Team Leader)

• Project Manager (Engineering and Construction Well Pad Facility BA GX 39, BP Colombia)

• Field Engineering Coordinator (Well Pad Facility FLO C6, EQUION)

In the last three and a half years I have been working for the WGC Project Management, leading the Engineering Group (15 persons) for minor modifications to the facilities of EQUION (former BP Colombia) in Casanare – Colombia, having several contracts covering the development of Engineering, purchase of materials, construction and commissioning of these projects, the average amount they are about $ 1,000,000 each, and 6 projects have materialized in this period of time. Among the most recent activities in this Management Project Management is the Well BA GX 39 for BP, a project with a budget of over 6MM USD which was to coordinate all phases (Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning) of this facility, with a team of 300 persons acting directly in this project. This project was submitted in compliance with all safety standards and be effective and efficient time management and budget.


• Responsible for Operation and Monitoring (projects, technical and administrative) within the approved budgets, the program established in accordance with the terms of the contract.

• Ensure the profitability and direction of all financial affairs of the Engineering Group.

• Responsible for establishing the objectives to be achieved by each discipline.

• Responsible for relations with the client, contractors and employees are satisfactory.

• Review project costs and alert on possible inconsistencies and to review and coordinate the use of personnel to be assigned to different projects.

• Identify new business opportunities

• Support the growth and formation of technical and administrative personnel of the group.

• Review and control of contracts to service providers.

• Control Project under PMI scheme (reports, deliverables, Project Schedule, etc)


• Successful execution and delivery on time and budget for two EPC (Engineering, Procurement, Construction/Commisioning) fast track project with separation, gas compression and fluids pumping for a Well Pad Facility at Cusiana and Floreña, Colombia, for Equion-Energia (before March 2011, BP Exploration Colombia).

• Establishment of an Improvement plan for the Engineering team, obtaining a better performance for the team integrants and showing best results in the KPI`s company


• EPC – Well Pad Facility GX39 – EQUION – Colombia

• EPC – Well Pad Facility FLO C6 – EQUION – Colombia

• Cusiana CPF Upgrade – EQUION – Colombia

• Cupiagua CPF Upgrade – BP – Colombia

NEAL & MASSY WOOD GROUP, Chaguanas, Trinidad & Tobago
May 2007 to December 2008

Maintenance Department – TAR (Turnarounds or Shutdowns) Project Engineer

Neal & Massy Wood Group is responsible for the Supply Contract Integrated Services (Turnarounds, Maintenance, Engineering, Construction and Supply Chain) for BP Trinidad & Tobago offshore facilities that includes eleven, two onshore terminals and has estimated sales of U.S. $ 50M per year, its current workforce of 310 employees. Turnarounds are the most visible part of this contract involves a lot of work during the shortest time possible in order to minimize production losses, and generate greater effectiveness in the maintenance costs incurred during the facility shutdown.


• Coordinate and ensure the TAR Team Activities to prepare the execution of the project (Work Packs preparation, logistic, subcontractors, purchasing, etc)

• Define and coordinate the implementation of changes through the TAR or plant shutdown, ensuring the security, integrity and reliability of equipment while minimizing downtime and production losses according to the company’s technical standards as well as HSE standards and plans and procedures.

• Direct supervision of all services performed by contractors to ensure the achievement of quality work performed.

• Planning and execution control of major maintenance of plant

• Project Manager of External Corrosion and Painting of all bpTT facilities. Management services including the preparation of coatings strategies, plans and detailed workpacks and project management of related activities such as scope definition, procurement, safety management and quality control.

• Revision of previous Turnarounds and implementation of Learnt Lessons as part of NMWG continuous improvement process


• Successful implementation of TAR in two bpTT offshore facilities (Greater Mahogany & Immortelle)

• Elaboration of procedures, flow charts and formats for TAR department


• Project Coordination for Shutdown in offshore facilities (Greater Mahogany & Immortelle)

CONSORCIO SIMCO, Zulia, Venezuela
June 2003 – May 2007

Structure & Piping Supervisor

• Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

SIMCO was a Wood Group-led consortium that has a contract for 16 years with PDVSA (Venezuelan State Oil Company) to operate and maintain 19 water injection platforms in the Gulf of Maracaibo using turbine-operated pumps. SIMCO is also responsible for Engineering, Procurement and Construction of 4 platforms.


• Inspection of all mechanical equipment and structures installed in treatment plants onshore and offshore injection plants.

• Preparation of contracts for maintenance services required for all facilities including technical scope of work defined

• Direct supervision of all services performed by contractors to ensure the achievement of quality work performed.

• Definition of strategies based on KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) to improve the operating conditions of all existing equipment and production levels of water established by SIMCO.

• Control of the agreements and contracts signed by the maintenance department to ensure effective delivery of services under the budgeted costs.

• Planning and execution control of major maintenance of plant

• Planning and execution control of preventive maintenance in refurbished facilities, including painting and coating maintenance.

• Technical calculation of design changes to pipes, equipment and flow simulation.


• Successful execution of two Major Maintenance of Water Plants in Maracaibo Lake (PA 12/13-1 & PA 4-5)

• Elaboration and implementation of preventive maintenance in 4 Water Injection Facilities (Offshore)

August 2001 – December 2002

Design Department – Design Engineer

Responsible for the coordination of productive areas of the plants through the application of lean manufacturing and KAIZEN philosophy to improve productivity and reduce costs as well as axial achieve the quality and safety standards required by the company.


• Design, description, and improvement of process technology in the manufacturing area.