I have been in commissioning with major plants with Engen Refinery (Petronas) and SHELL Gas To Liquid- Qatar.I have over 20 years experience in crude refinery and 4 years experience in gas to liquid plant.I have worked for Engen Refinery (Petronas / ex Mobil Oil South Africa) as a DCS panel operator and Plant Supervisor. Panel operator for Shell and BP South Africa (SAPREF) Worked 4 years in the Middle East basis for Qatar SHELL Pearl GTL.My roles and duties were:Professional Operation Support:March 2011 – December 2014 (3 years month)Qatar• As GTL Operation Interface Coordinator.- SIMOPS (During Construction period).• As GTL Pre-Commissioning &Commissioning Coordinator (During Commissioning Stage)• As Commissioning Advisor. ( Starting-Up & Operation Stage )• Establishment & Reviewing of Operating Procedure and MOC review.• Established the training presentation and provide actual training including On-the Job raining to field staff.• Establishment of In-house training programme and conducting the In-house and On-the-Job training for the Qatari Operators.
Supervisor in oil and gas Operations.
DCS Panel Operator
Authorized Gas Tester
Lock Out Tag Out
OJT and Classroom Trainer
03/2011 to 12/2014
Certificates / Courses from SHELL and Qatar Petroleum (Qatar International Safety Centre) Lifting and Rigging Awareness Emergency Response Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness Defensive Driving Awareness Hazard Identification Working on Heights Heat Stress Life Saving Rules Fire Fighting Breathing Apparatus and SCBA Escape Cowl and Fast Mask Management of Change Permit to Work Confined Space Entry Cultural Awareness TSTI LOCK OUT TAG OUT Sub Station entry Communicating in a Multi -Cultural workplace Units Worked: SHELL Gasification Process.
01/2005 to 01/2008
Control Room OperatorShell & BP Petroleum
01/1989 to 01/2004
Fire Tender DriverDCS control systems Honeywell TDC & RMPCT
Process control & plant optimization Product qualities Unit start up & shutdowns Emergencies KPI's Training Major equipment operation.
NQF Process ControllerAnalyzing Lab Results
Centrifugal pumps Compressors (screw, centrifugal, reciprocating) Turbines (single & multi-stage) Exchangers (fin fan, shell / tube, Columns & vessels Furnaces & WHB's NQF Chemical Operations (level 3) Instrumentation & control systems Product qualities Plant Optimisation KPI's Unit start up & shutdowns Emergencies Units Worked: FLUID CATALYTIC CRACKING UNIT; UN-SATS GAS PLANT; C.O BOILER; VACUUM DISTILLATION UNIT; AMINE SCRUBBER; SOUR WATER STRIPPER; WASTE HEAT BOILERS; VISBREAKER UNIT; VIS-VAC UNIT; FLARE AND BLOWDOWN SYSTEM Duties: Manage a team consisting of Process Control Technicians & Process Technicians Monitor & manage attendance & sick leave (SAP system) Monitor & manage overtime Develop and manage personal performance contracts Develop personal development plans for staff Appraise staff quarterly and develop gap closure strategies for those poor performers Liazing with Shift manager and Day Dupervisor with plant update.
Manage and control of Chemicals FCCU Spent cat and Fresh cat handling and storage Planning and co-ordinating of shutdowns Authorised Gas-tester & Permit issuer Maintenance planning & risk assessments Shift handovers as per ESP Lead tool-box talk discussions Review plant KPI's & take appropriate action to meet targets Maintain order in the control room Ensure that all routine work is done 100%, deviations recorded Taking handover & follow up on action items Trouble shooting i.e.
RCA'S Preparing equipment for maintenance Sampling and LAB testing Monitoring plant conditions & rotating equipment Furnace firing Writing of logs & handover work Active Fire crew team member PROJECTS & ASSIGNMENTS: Development of new refinery promotion protocol & procedure Development & roll-out of operator rounds & shift orientation procedure Co-ordinated FCCU and Vacuum Distillation Unit turnarounds VIS-VAC Project - Commissioning Supervisor for new unit FCCU Revamp - Operations Lead for new Reactor & Regenerator Co-ordinate Refinery Shutdown sequencing for major Turnarounds Development of refinery Great days concept Steam Leak and Energy conservation champion.
Control Room OperatorDCS
Units Controlled: FCCU Console 1 Reactor Regenerator Fractionator Un-Saturated Gas plant.
Heavy Paraffin Synthesis
Managing field and trainee operators.
Construction, Commissioning & Operation of new plants.
Reviewing and development of new Refinery Policy and Procedures.
Running Process Control Centre as required.
DCS TDC , including Advance control systems and Vibration monitors on equipment; Anti - Surge control Systems on compressors.
PROJECTS & ASSIGNMENTS
Construction of GTL Plant Working with JGC; Honeywell; Kellogs Brown and Roots; Kentz; Medina and Project Management Team Co-ordinate walkthroughs and prioritization of 'YES' and 'NO' items Co-ordinate and working closely with Licensors and Vendors Development of Operators training program to prepare them for plant start-up and normal operations Commissioning and Start-up.
Safety Training: Risk assessments Workplace safety H&S inspections H&S policy development H&S management systems Evacuation planning & training Pre-incident planning First aid & Fire fighting Managing HIV & Aids in the work place Authorised Gastester / Permit Issuer / Gas Safety Inspector Carry out gas testing using Orion / Draeger equipment Issuer clearances / permits for maintenance work High level risk assessments - CSE's, Hotwork, Hydro-jetting Carry out weekly safety walks on the plant Carry out Permit to Work audits.
Stop unsafe acts & report findings.
INCIDENT INVESTIGATIONENGEN PROCESS CONTROL CENTER