Iranian, Senior Project Engineer Oil and Gas sector

Serial No: 16197
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Current location:  Alberta, Canada - View on map
Nationality: Canadian
Spoken languages: Arabic (Basic), english, french, PERSIAN

Highlights of Qualifications:

Certified Project Management Professional( PMP) since 2006- Conducting Project Engineering and Management from Conceptual Design to Handover – Conducting Capital Equipment and Pipeline Projects- Project Control, Risk, and Procurement Management- Tender Package and Contract Development – Strong Leadership and People Management Skills.

IT Skills: Office Package -Auto CAD 2007- SAP- AVSIM+ – Maximo- MS Project, Primavera 8.2, P6, &P3, ACONEX


Fluent in English and French, Arabic (Basic+), Farsi (mother tongue)


Responsible for overall of my projects, I develop project scope and contract, monitor execution of the project activities and its procurement, liaise with different project stakeholders, oversee the project planning, control project changes, and report project cost and progress. I also develop project management forms, templates and procedures, whenever is required.

Mo Asset Management – Owner – Edmonton, Canada May 2014-Present

• Proving project engineering and management services- Oil and Gas and Power industries

Shell – GTL Plant – Sr. Project Engineer- FEED, Detailed Engineering, Construction- Qatar

01/2013- 05/2014

LPSB is currently the largest Shell’s project in GTL plant in Qatar- $45 million.

Contract Position

• Scope of work included FEED, detailed engineering and construction of two Steam Boilers, one Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG), and related piping, and instrumentation.

• Conducted the project based on the Gate and Stage Project Management Methodology.

OXY- Facilities, Sr. Project Engineer- Detailed Engineering and Construction, Oman

09/ 2011- 09 2012

One year Contract Position. My main mandate was conducting three projects: 1- the Gas Lift Project which was the largest project of the company; 2- Khamila Pipeline Project- 3- Flare Gas Project, 4- Heat Exchanger project.

• Gas Lift Project- the scope consisted of required engineering and construction of, installation and startup of a Solar Gas Turbine –Compressor and related auxiliaries systems. The budget of the project was $26 million.

• Khamila Gas Pipeline, Compressor and Pump Station, and Slug Catcher Project – 36 Km- The scope of work consisted of conducting detail engineering, procurement, and overseeing the construction work. The budget of the project was $6 million.

• Flare system- construction project- revamping project, inherited this project from the ex-project manager. Successfully redefined the scope and completed and handed over successfully to operation

• Project Manager- for replacement of the Heat Exchanger and its associate piping system in Safa field. This work includes defining the scope of work, bidding and evaluation of the vendors $900k.

ENI Oil and Gas- Senior Project Engineer- Libya 04/2009- 02/2011

Contract Position. Forced to leave the country due to the war.

• Project Manager for new surface facilities and flowlines in K-K 5 and A-100 Well Pad projects. The scope of work included preparing and conducting of the basis of design, scope of work and conducting FEED and detail engineering.

• Project manager for FEED of Gas-Oil Separation Plant (GOSP) revamping project in Al- Feel area. This work including defining the scope of work and preparing of basis of design, preparing tender package and qualified bidders list, Technical evaluation of the proposals,

• Performed technical evaluation of the bidders for Nitrogen Gas Plan and expansion project of the NGL plan, Al Feel Gas and Oil Separation Plant Project, A/100 Water supply Wells Flow lines and Main Headers Projects.

• Introduced and established the PMO for the first time in the onshore department. The work included developing the organizational chart, work flow, and job description of the positions.

• Developed templates for managing and control of the project in onshore project department.

Worley Parsons/ Waha oil Company – Major Projects Department, Sr. Project Engineer/ Deputy Manager for Project Processes and Controls (PPC) Office -Libya -Contract Position. 2 /2008 – 2/2009

Assignee for project management services to PPC office of WAHA Oil Company; PPC office is responsible for

implementation of project management methodology and Control of $ 6 Billion oil and gas Projects.

• Project Manager for expansion project of Hamid oil production field ($65 Million). The scope of work was preparing of the conceptual design, estimating the required budget and developing of the tender package. Worked closely with design team, and supervised construction work and the contractor. Conducted required procurement for the project material, performed technical evaluation for the offers

• Project manager for design and construction of the 14 km pipeline- $12 Million project- for connecting the YY area to Gailo Station 2. This work includes conducting defining and optimizing the scope, and planning and scheduling of the project, conducting the conceptual and preliminary design, conducting the detail engineering and overseeing the construction work of the. Conducted the procurement of the project materials.

• Developed internal work Processes, organization chart, and for PPC office.

• Defining the System reliability Model to calculate and compare the potential maximum production of oilfield facilities against the future production goals. That includes hundreds of vessels, production separators, NGL plant equipment, pump station, pipeline network, etc.

• Performed the Root Cause Analysis for failure of the burner of the flare system in Gailo plant.

Canadian Natural Resources, Ft. McMurray AB Canada, Horizon Project 02/2006- 05/ 2007

Project Engineering Coordinator- Maintenance

• Working closely with EPC companies to include engineering requirements in project scope of work.

• Evaluated detailed engineering design for expansion project (phase 2&3) of Bitumen Production.

• Conducted Bitumen Production Reliability Model to predict the capability of plant in reaching the expected production

• Developed commissioning plan for Extraction and Froth Treatment Plants

• Developed procedures to standardize maintenance engineering work.

• Developed monitoring plan for rotating Weir Heavy Slurry Pumps of Bitumen Production.

STI BGB – Jonquière, Quebec, Canada 01/2004-11/2005

Senior Project Engineer

• Project engineer for optimizing the preventive and the predictive maintenance of the two electrical power plants – Boréal and IDM.

• Established vibration monitoring program for rotating equipment.

• Consultant for selecting the CMMS for various client companies.

• Responsible for optimizing workflow, increasing the reliability and availability of IDM’s equipment and decreasing the cost of the maintenance program, applying the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and failures analysis.

• Performed plant simulation using AVSIM+ for Alcan’s UTB Plant to determine the capacity of machines and predict the required resources (Labor and material).

CIGELE/ Hydro – Québec, Chicoutimi, Québec, 2000-01/2004

Sr. Mechanical Engineer

• Project engineer: for revamping of compressor room and piping system, including design review, project scope definition, scheduling, and monitoring the all of project’s activities.

• Responsible for all aspect of maintenance program of wind tunnel and 4 high voltage-testing rooms and buildings. Responsibilities included the planning, preventive and predictive maintenance, reliability and failure analysis, supervisory of maintenance staff, selection and ordering of materials, etc.

Khuzestan Steel Company (KSC), Engineering Department, Ahvaz, Iran 1997-2000

Senior Project Mechanical Engineer

KSC is a producer of 3MT/year steel products for energy and petroleum industries.

• Project engineer for construction, installation, and start-up of two continuous casting machines, a $60 millions project. Performed design review, and conducted all phases of project from scope definition and scheduling to closing.

• UHDE (Germany) project with NPC to fabricate processing equipment including; Pressure vessels (CS and SS), Shell & Tube Heat Exchangers (SS), Four processing towers.

• Conducted / developed preventive and predictive maintenance programs on Pelletizing Plant, 2 Electric Arc Furnaces, one Bloom Continuous Casting Machine

• Leader for plant annual overhaul and commissioning.

• Initiated and established RCM project as part of the plant maintenance programs on two electrical arc furnace and one bloom continuous casting machines

• Responsible for rotating equipment (design, modification, quality control, procurement, spare parts, installation. adjustments, balancing, trouble shooting, lubrication, etc.).

• Approval for all procedures and operation related to the welding of equipment and pipes.

• Supervised 58 technicians and technical workers in 4 working shifts

• Worked closely with engineering department in design / development of new equipment

Abadan Refinery – Ahvaz, Iran 1995-1997

Mechanical Maintenance/ Project Engineer

• Responsible for all maintenance plans (preventive and predictive) for four Solar gas turbine generators, two steam turbines and related facilities, including, compressors, various pumps and equipment. Involved in troubleshooting, condition monitoring, vibration analysis and investigation and analysis of machinery failures. Supervised major overhauls of compressors and gas turbines and conducted field tests.

• Supervised revamping of refinery process steam system.

• Catalytic cracking unit revamp to improve catalyst efficiency and augment throughout, implemented within budget and time

• Reviewed proposals for field changes to rotating equipment and auxiliary systems. Provided input to design group on proposal for new equipment and modification or retrofit to existing equipment. Liaised with machinery vendors.

• Conducted maintenance personnel in performing maintenance routines

• Prepared, edited mechanical specifications, maintenance instructions, and safety standards. Achievement: compiled more than 112 different standards for maintenance departments.

Mojrean Jnoob E&C Co, Ahvaz, Iran, 1984-1991

Mechanical Technician

• Installation of the slab continuous casting machines for steel making plant

• Installation of material handling system in steel making plant

• Installed pumps, compressors and piping system in gas boosting and injection plant of Kranj Project for national Iranian oil company (NIOC)


• Master’s Degree in Engineering, University of Quebec, Canada 6/2000 – 12/2002

• B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Iran 9/1990 – 3/ 1995

• Two years college in General Mechanics 1984 – 1986


• Mastering Project Scope Definition- Prodevia Learning Inc. 2014

• Managing Complex Projects- Prodevia Learning Inc. 2014

• Primavera P6 version 8.2- Emerald Associate Inc- Edmonton 2013

• Project Management Conference- Edmonton 2010

• Project Management Course, Interthink – Edmonton- AB 2010

• Lean Maintenance, IVARA, Fort McMurray 2006

• Shutdown management, Lincoln, Edmonton, 2005

• Rolling Mills Machines, KSC Training Centre, Ahvaz, Iran 2000

• ISO-14000, QMI-Iran branch, Ahvaz, Iran 2000

• Controlling Projects, Training Center of KSC, Ahvaz, Iran 1997

• Maintenance Statistics, KSC Training Center, Ahvaz, Iran 1996

• Reliability in engineering, KSC Training Centre, Ahvaz, Iran 1996

• ISO-9000, Sanatyaran Institute. Ahvaz, Iran 1997

• Solidworks, KSC Training Center, Ahvaz, Iran 1996

• Project management courses, CKCO Technical Training Centre, Iran 1995-1997

• Non-destructive tests, KSC Training Center, Ahvaz, Iran 1996

• Industrial application of oils and greases, Tehran Iran 1995