CV, Project Manager Energy and Engineering seeking work in Nigeria

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18452

Skills keywords: document control, maintenance planning, power plant management, project management
Short Bio:

Dear Sir,
After contributing to the growth and success of five different organizations in the past 20 years, I am seeking new challenges with a company in need of someone with exceptional planning, leadership, and management abilities. Taking command of an operation or project, then guiding it to new performance levels, is my greatest strength.
As evidenced in the enclosed resume my experience encompasses project management, maintenance planning, resource utilization, technical support, and co

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


Degrees and Grades obtained with dates:

Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGD) – 1999

Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical & Electronics Engineering,

(B.Eng ) 2nd class lower. – 1991

West African School Certificate – 1984

Professional Qualification:

1. Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN)

Registration #R 10,229.

2. Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE)

Registration # 10,002.

3. The Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE International); Member ID # 25288


1. Project Management Professional PMP Certification No. 1731302

Professional Trainings Acquired

Description Venue Facilitator

1 GE Speedtronic Mark VI Maintenance & GE Generator Controls EX2100 March/April 2010 Belfort, France GE Energy

2 GE Certificate on General Purpose Controls Basics I Online GE Learning Central

3 GE Certificate on General Purpose Controls Basics II Online GE Learning Central

4 GE Certificate on Switchgear Basics Online GE Learning Central

5 Operations Management SI Administrator Training, 1-9 July 2009 Afam VI Power Plant, Nigeria Evonik Energy GmBH

6 Operations Management SI Administrator Training, 10-25 September 2009 Afam VI Power Plant, Nigeria Evonik Energy GmBH

7 Project Management Professional PMP Certification Training Port Harcourt JK Michaels

Professional Experience:

Employer: Steag Encotec (West Africa) Limited, INTELS Camp, KM 16 PH/Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt. Nigeria.

POST: Consultant’s Site Engineer (Gbarain Power Plant Project)

November 2009 – Till Date


• Checking plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.

• Ensuring all materials used and work performed are as per specifications.

• Coordinate between the project parties including but not limited to Employer, EPC Contractors for Power Plants (BoP) and OEM Suppliers for GTG / Transformer sets.

• Managing, monitoring and interpreting the contract design documents supplied by the client.

• Leads a multi-disciplinary team which consist of Electrical Inspector, Mechanical Inspector and Civil Inspector efficiently.

• Testing and receipt of plant/equipment (GTG, step-up transformer, BoP).

• Monitoring and supervision of installation works.

• Generates a Site Instruction/Non Conformance Report when a deviation from contract specification is observed.

• Updating and amendment the overall Construction Designs, if necessary;

• Assisting the Employer in any issues relating to contract, especially compliance in matters with performance bond, insurance and claims.

• Verification of quantities of works performed and certification of invoices issued by contractors.

• Leading of site meeting, preparation of agendas and writing minutes of meetings, incident reports, weekly reports and monthly progress reports.

• Participation in kick-off meetings and interface meetings.

• In charge of follow-up, periodical updating and coordination of work schedules of the Contractors.

• Liaising with clients and their representatives (engineers and surveyors), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress.

• Coordinate all efforts to deliver the project on schedule, on budget, conforming to the specified quality and with minimal impact on the environment.

• Overseeing quality control, health and safety matters on site.

• Inspection and assessment of generator and other ancillary equipment with GE personnel (witnessed the MAGIC & ELCID inspections).

• Attendance and approval of Commissioning and Performance test.

Employer: Steag Encotec (West Africa) Limited, INTELS Camp, KM 16 PH/Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt. Nigeria.

POST: Technical Officer (AFAM VI POWER PLANT)

24 July 2008 – October 2009

Facility Description: 3X 145MW ALSTOM GT, Fuel Type: Natural Gas.

3 X HRSG, 1 Steam Turbine

Capacity: 3X 145MW + 220MW = 655 MW

Principal Functions:

• Efficient maintenance planning in cooperation with the maintenance engineers, ensure high availability and reliability at minimum cost.

• Provide services to the established CMM System in order to enable maintenance departments perform their duties in cost efficient and time saving manner in the use of staff and material resources.

• Interface with the Procurement and Stores Officer for the procurement and maintenance of spare parts and materials using an automated inventory control system to maintain plant operations.

• Follow-up of daily generated work orders and writes the necessary engineering instructions and ensure the availability of needed drawings.

• Provide to the Plant Manager proper and adequate report on operation and maintenance activities (regular reports).

• Conduct periodic review of relevant plant policies and procedures to ensure they reflect current plant goals, operating requirements and the industry’s best in class.

• Interface with Maintenance Managers in assigning daily maintenance work loads.

• Assist the plant management in providing safe working environment and promoting safety awareness of all plant personnel, clients, subcontractors and others.

• Accountable for the preparation and adherence of the budget for the position’s area of responsibility.

• Coordinate contractor support required for equipment repair or maintenance and participates in work scope negotiation, contract development, and implementation.

• Update plant documentation like procedures and drawings as required in cooperation with Mechanical, Electrical and I & C Engineers.

• Assist in the planning of maintenance outages using effective time management principles. Provide the Maintenance Managers with information concerning the availability and reliability of facility equipment.

• Support equipment operation through the implementation of preventive, predictive, scheduled and corrective maintenance planning and procedures.

• Carry out Warehouse and Procurement Procedure Audit.

• Submit necessary reports and recommendations to the Maintenance Manager concerning status of equipment, spare parts and consumables.

• Responsible to immediate Supervisor to ensure compliance with the environmental compliance program and to take all reasonable precautions to prevent incidents of non-compliance.

Employer: Steag Encotec (West Africa) Limited, INTELS Camp, KM 16 PH/Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt. Nigeria.

POST: Project Engineer (ALAOJI Combined Cycle Power Plant)

21 February 2007 – 24 July 2008

Facility Description: Phase I – 4 X GE Frame 9E Gas Turbine: Fuel Type – Natural Gas

Phase II – 2 X GE Steam Turbines with Supplementary Duct Firing: Fuel Type – Natural Gas. (Capacity 2 X 285 MW)


Main Consultant for the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) for the design and construction of the Power Plants (Open Cycle and Combined Cycle) at Alaoji. It is my responsibility to:-

• Prepare of Contract Documents namely; Contract Agreements, Request for Proposal (RfP), Advance Payment Guarantee (APG), Performance Bond, Price Breakdown, Project Schedule, Critical Milestone Schedule, Minutes of Meeting, Payment Schedule, Variation Order Request.

• Vetting and tracking of all project technical documents from Contractors.

• Coordination and participation in contract negotiation meetings for Alaoji Power Plant Phase II, Geregu Power Plant Phase II, Omotosho and Papalanto Power Plant Phase II. Prepares the minute of meetings for review.

• Quality control of projects including participation in the following Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) programmes:

o Factory Acceptance Test for circuit breakers at AREVA T & D, Lyon, France.(16 Nov. 2007).

o Factory Acceptance Test for Steam Turbine Generators at General Electric (GE), Schenectady, New York. USA. (23-24 April 2008, 6 August 2008 and 11-12 September 2008).

o Writing of FAT report.

• Ensure the technical requirements of assigned projects are in full accordance with approved codes and standards and necessary legislative requirements.

• Generates the Monthly Progress Report.

• Supervise inspectors and technicians during project development and construction phases.

• Assist with the development of startup plan, spare parts recommendation and training requirements.

• Ensure the appropriate project plans are in place, that these are monitored, progressed and expedited to meet the contractual requirements of the customer.

• Inputs the planning data, activities, tasks, resources, keydates, progress, etc into the planning system to provide the project team, management team and customer with the appropriate information by way of reports and presentation of information at customer meetings.

• Ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by reporting and expediting slippages.

• Conversant with the use of Microsoft Project and Primavera.

Employer: Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON),

5 February 1997 – 21 February 2007

Location: IKOT ABASI, Akwa Ibom State. Nigeria.

Facility Description: 6 X ABB GT13D. Fuel Type: Natural Gas/Diesel. Capacity: 6 X 90 MW



I am responsible for the maintenance planning of six, 90 megawatts gas turbines and all equipment associated with it, 8 rectifier transformers, and ten 11KV substations, water treatment plant and sewage treatment plant. In order to effectively plan and schedule the maintenance of these equipment; it is my responsibility to

Implement the computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).

• Set up and manage an equipment historical database in the CMMS system for all equipment in the field.

• Oversee the implementation of the preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance program.

• Coordinate the spares, materials, resources and logistics required for maintenance activities.

• Estimate labour and material costs before work is started-except for real emergencies. To identify repetitive work and develop standard costs for all such jobs.

• Accumulate labour and material charges for all work orders and report such costs to maintenance and persons authorizing maintenance work.

• Hold a weekly maintenance-planning meeting with the maintenance foremen and supervisors to discuss general maintenance problems including reasons for high maintenance costs, preventive maintenance procedures, cost reduction possibilities and general aspects of the maintenance improvement program.

• Generate the weekly, monthly and annual maintenance reports.

• Monitor and analyze of the performance of plants and equipment. The results of these analyses are used to advise the operation staff and management on the adequacies/deficiencies of the existing maintenance job routine. High cost of maintenance and repetitive failures are investigated and reported

• Train maintenance personnel on the implementation of the CMMS.

• Participate in pre-commissioning inspections for completed projects.

• I am also experienced in the scheduling of project work. This usually include some application of CPM (Critical Path Methods) and PERT (Program Evaluation Review Technique). The computer program used for the scheduling is the Microsoft Project.

Oct.1994 – Feb.1996

Multiplan Computers Nig. Limited



• Maintenance of micro computers,

• Network design/configuration and implementation, setting up and managing Local Area Network. These include

o Installation and configuration of network adapters.

o Network cabling using the coaxial cable and the twisted pair cable depending on which network topology is being implemented.

o Installation of LAN connectivity devices such as Ethernet hubs and switches.

• Network quality monitoring and ensuring that the network infrastructure and systems runs with minimal disruptions, troubleshooting and maintenance of the hardware. I am well experienced in problem solving using hardware/software solutions; documentation of all hardware and software problems as well as the associated follow up.

• Installation of application and security packages like MS Windows 95, MS Office, Lotus suite, and antiviral packages.

• Responsible for the installation and configuration of data backup hardware.

• Design and implementation of backup power systems using the uninterruptible power supplies (U.P.S).

• Installation, maintenance and management of local and network printers. Implementation of network printing using the parallel or the serial (RS 232) printer interfaces. Maintenance of laser printers, dot matrix printers and inkjet printers

• Training of clients on the use of computers.

• Costing of computer system maintenance contracts

• Coordinates the activities of a team of engineers.

Jan. 1993 – Mar.1994

Digitrust Nig. Limited, Lagos.



• Maintenance of micro computers,

• Assembly of personal computers.

• Installation of tape drives, modem, CD drives.

• Troubleshooting and repair of CRT monitors, dot matrix printers, laser jet printers, desktop computer power supply.

• Design and implementation of multi-user network using PCMOS and MULTIWARE ALLOY operating system.

• Computer training.