CV, Turkey Based Experienced Mechanical Engineer Looking Globally

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18502

Skills keywords: project management
Short Bio:

I have worked as a Mechanical EnginIeer for over 30 years of which 20 years have been in the oil & gas industry. Some of the projects I was involved in were; Revamping of Turkmenbashi Refinery; construction of a new Lube Oil Plant , High Pressure Natural Gas Pipeline in Azerbaijan, Baku-Tblisi-Ceyhan Oil Pipeline, Storage Tanks including Cryogenic tanks at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, Pump Stations and a 64’’ Steel Pipeline in Libya for Clients such as Ministry of Oil & Gas of Turkmenistan , State Oil

Current location: Ankara, Turkey - View on map
Nationality: American
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, Turkish
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Turkey, United States

Qualifications & Training

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering,
Virginia Tech, USA, 1981,

MIYEP (Business Management Program for Engineers)
Ankara University, Turkey, 1993

Autocad 2006 short course
 completed 2007

Primavera P6  short course
completed 2013

Career Summary

March 2014 – September 2014,
AMEC/Touchstone – Sharjah & Basra, Iraq

Project Engineer

As part of the Project Management Consultancy Team acting on behalf of the Client; Kuwait Energy Iraq (KEIL), coordinated detailed engineering, procurement and construction activities regarding the Siba field gas pipelines where the contractor is Engineering Procurement Project Management (EPPM) of Tunisia.

September 2013 – February 2014,
Sevar Consulting Ltd., Ankara, Turkey

Site Coordinator

Coordinated all activities on behalf of the company within the expansion projects of Tupras Izmit Refinery.

March 2012 – August 2013,
PENSPEN Ltd. Seoul, S.Korea & Khafji, S.Arabia

Senior Project Engineer & Construction Manager

As part of the Project Management Consultancy Team acting on behalf of the Client; KJO for the Al-Khafji Hout Associated Gas Facilities, was the focal point in Saudi Arabia during the early phase. The EPC contractor was Daewoo of South Korea. Stayed in Seoul for 3 months in preparation for the works and relocated to Saudi Arabia.

2011 – 2012,
ACC, liwa, Abu Dhabi

Project Manager

Managed the water storage pipeline project consisting of 300 wells, 150 km of 36 and 48 ” steel pipelines and 5 pumping stations. The JV partner was POSCO of Korea.

2008 – 2011,
TENES Construction & Energy Ltd., Ankara, Turkey


Coordinated EPC contractors’ activitities in oil and gas sectors in Turkey. Tenes was the main EPC contractor for the construction of helicopter fuel storage tank farm for USACE in Baghdad, Iraq. Detailed design was done in Ankara, procurement and crew selection were planned to be from Turkey.

2007 – 2008,
AMEC Ltd, Ahmadi, Kuwait

Project Engineer

As a Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) approved engineer; involved in various gas and oil pipeline projects including 150 km North to South oil pipeline and the 40 km gas pipeline to the power plant.

MISCO (Mechanical Construction & Industrial Services Co.Inc.), Rabigh, S.Arabia

Project Manager

Acted on behalf of the joint venture (MISCO) formed by Al-Rushaid of S.Arabia and Ustay of Turkey as the Site Project Manager for the UO2 Tankage Project (part of the Rabigh Refinery Development Project where the Client was PetroRabigh JV; Aramco-Sumitomo).

The engineering was done by Whessoe of UK. The job entailed erection of a total of 26 tanks of which 4 were cryogenic, 6 spherical and 16 atmospheric.

METIS Construction Co., Tripoli, Libya

Technical Manager

Responsible for coordination and execution of Tarhunah to Abuziyyan Conveyance Pipeline System Projects consisting of pump stations, 64’’ steel pipeline and access road. These projects were part of the Great Man-Made River Project in Libya where METIS was the Contractor to the the Great Man-Made River Authority (GMMRA) and the consultant was Brown and Root North Africa (BRNA).

TEPE Construction Co., Erzincan, Turkey
Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) Crude Oil Pipeline Project, PT3 Main Pump Station

Site Project Manager

Managed all activities related to one of the 2 main pump stations within the BTC Project as the sole responsible for TEPE where BOTAS was the Contractor and BTC Company was the Client. In addition to all project management duties there was considerable involvement in community and local authority relationships.

TEKFEN Construction & Installation Co., Baku, Azerbaijan
Apsheron Peninsula High Pressure Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Project Control Manager

Oversaw planning, reporting, procurement, progress payments, budget controlling and contractual activities for the Project; where the Client was Joint Stock Company of Azerigaz and the main contractor was TOYO of Japan.

GAMA Construction & Installation Co., Ankara, Turkey & Turkmenbashi, Turkmenistan
Turkmenbashi Refinery Lube Oil Plant

Project Manager

Coordinated project management activities covering all phases of the Lube Oil Plant construction. The job entailed civil, mechanical, electrical works and storage tank farm and steel construction fabrication. The Client was Oil & Gas Ministry of Turkmenistan whereas the main contractor was Technip (Germany).

ATILLA DOGAN Construction & Installation Co., Ankara, Turkey

Assistant Project Manager/Pipelines

Assisted in managing the Ankara municipality and Samsun to Ankara Natural Gas pipeline projects. Involved in the tendering phases of the Sudan Oil Pipeline and Iran to Turkey Natural Gas Pipeline Projects.

ASELSAN Microelectronics and Optics Group., Ankara, Turkey

Assistant Plant Manager

Occupied one of the key positions within the newly built world class factory with a 10,000 class clean room constructed to manufacture microelectronics and optical equipment.

LTV Aircraft Group., Texas, USA

Senior Liaison Engineer

As a Boeing certified Material Review Board Engineer; worked in the department of composites where the tail and aft sections of Boeing 747, 757 and 767 were manufactured.

NEWPORT NEWS Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Virginia, USA

Project Engineer

Conducted hydrostatic testing and performed stress and shock analysis on various mechanical equipment installed on SSN 688 Class Submarines.