Over Ten years of experience as an Instrumentation & Controls Engineer and one year in the Telecommunications industry as a software / hardware tester. Professional emphasis on Optimization, Design, Review and Schedule of instrumentation deliverables, database management, liaison between client, project management, procurement, subcontractor interface, and Multi-discipline Engineering team to meet schedule, mitigate cost overruns and ensure technical and quality standard compliance. Performed numerous Project Management and Lead tasks ranging from Initiating and Leading Kick-Off Meetings with Clients, applicable Project team and Stake-holders, Providing Weekly progress updates, biweekly look ahead reports, updating Master Documents and Deliverables Register, Developing and Maintaining Change Log to mitigate Scope Creeps, Developing Lessons Learned Register, Developing discipline specific procurement plans, and Participating in Project Baseline. Led Instrumentation and Controls Engineering and Design efforts for Onshore and Offshore Facilities, Performing Instrument sizing calculations and specification, equipment purchase, Preparing Material Requisitions, Performing Technical Bid Analysis, QA/QC on design drawings and calculations and serving as Technical Subject Matter Expert. Applied engineering best practice as in ISA, NEC, IEC 61511 & 61508, NEMA, ANSI, ASME, NFPA 70, API industry standards. Team and Detailed-Oriented with Excellent ability to multi-task, apply Effective Communication in meeting project deadlines. Highly Detailed experience in numerous industries and project types such as: Midstream, Upstream, Downstream (Refinery), Pipeline, LNG, FPSO, Petrochemical, Offshore, Onshore, FEED, Detail Design and Lump Sump Projects. Proficient in Microsoft Office including MS Visio, MS Project, AutoCAD, Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI INTOOLS), AVEVA Net (Web-based PDMS), PeopleSoft, SharePoint, Facilities Design Program (FDP), Open source applications and operating systems (Linux & UNIX), numerous procurement interfaces.
Lead Instrumentation Engineer January 2015 to January 2016Burrow Global - Houston, TX
Responsible for Design Reviews (QA/QC) of Compressor Stations Electrical and Instrumentation drawing packages, and Cable Schedule, Instrument Data sheet Specification (including sizing & calculations), Technical Bid Evaluation, and Procurement of all instrumentation equipments (Over 900 total).
Worked with Leadership to improve / modernize the ISA Data sheet templates for the company.
Participated in proposal work and +/- 15% cost estimation for Instrumentation scope in a confidential lump sump project.
Developed and provided Finalized Itemized cost summary, Project deliverable status reports, Overall Instrument Index, and Instrument Data sheets to Project Manager.
Lead 1 designer and coordinated with Mechanical, Piping staff, and vendors to ensure quality, budget, and schedule to meet E&I Deliverables milestones.
Served to review and incorporate Design comments on Electrical One-Line Dwg, Plot Plans, and Wiring Diagrams via AutoCAD drafting as required.
Worked with Depart.
Head to optimize and implement standardized process for all E&I.
Some Notable Clients include: Chevron, Kinder Morgan, and Statoil.
Sr. Instrumentation & Automation Engineer / Subject Matter Expert January 2014 to January 2015Technip USA - Houston, TX
BP Juniper (Trinidad) Project: 4,300 short ton topsides platform, 590 MMSCFD of natural gas.
Technip's first Detailed Design Engineering, Procurement, Installation, Construction (EPC) Offshore Project in the USA.
Provide technical expertise to vendors during face-to-face meetings including other discipline managers as required.
Coordinated engineering activities with Procurement Department, Project Management and Client assuring excellent communication and review of vendor documents and approval prior to final sign off and procurement of all instrument equipments.
Provided Weekly progress updates, biweekly look ahead reports, Led Kick-Off Meetings with Clients and applicable Project team members.
Served as Instrumentation Responsible Package Engineer responsible for Specification, Technical Bid Evaluation, and Procurement of all Pressure Regulators, Safety Relief Valves, Level Instruments, Choke Valves, Local Gauges, Oxygen Analyzer and Restriction Orifice Packages.
Managed Instrument Index & Datasheets in SmartPlant Instrument Database.
Instrumentation and controls Technical Review and Clarification for various Mechanical Packages, such as chemical injection skids, fresh water skid, methanol injection skids, fuel gas skids, and all Vessels / Storage Tanks.
Multi-discipline Interfacing and coordination.
Sr. Instrumentation- Package Engineer / Subject Matter Expert January 2011 to January 2014Wood Group Mustang - Houston, TX
Koch Fertilizer Plants (Urea, UAN, and Ammonia; Enid, Oklahoma) Retrofit and Modernization Project: Served as Instrumentation Package Engineer supporting Automation and client with specifying the correct or applicable instrumentation technology to meet project requirements.
Developed and Reviewed Instrument Datasheet, Cause and Effects, P&IDs, and PFDs.
Ichthys (Australia) Topsides LNG Project: World's Largest Semi-submersible ; INPEX & Samsung (SHI) Served as Responsible Package Engineer for Fire and Gas Related instrumentation not limited to Point IR Gas, Line of Sight Gas, Acoustic, Toxic, Flame, Heat, Smoke Detectors and Non-Intrusive Leak Temperature Detectors.
Interfaced and coordinated with Technical Safety, Piping, E&I Design, Vendors, Project Engineer, Client, Process, Procurement and Document Control to ensure consistency in quality, and project milestones are met.
Performed Technical Bid evaluation and Requisition function for Packages.
Mafumeira Sul (MSP)(Angola) $5.6B Project: Prod 110,000 bpd of crude oil and 10,000 bpd of LPG Led the Instrumentation Team and Process Team to embrace In-House Tools to efficiently do tasks related to SPI IN tools Database, Smart Plant P&ID, and PDMS Model QA/QC Reports.
Interfaced and with Piping, Mechanical, Process, Instrumentation, Instrument Design and P&ID group per P&ID (Hazop) and SPI IN tools, SPPID discrepancies.
Developed Level sketches / Calculation Report and coordinated with Metallurgy, Piping, Vendors, Project Engineer, Client, Process and Document Control to ensure timely completion and consistency of skid and off-skid level tanks and devices.
Served as Instrumentation Package Engineer for all Level related instrumentation such as Guided Wave Radar Transmitters, DP Cells and Magnetic Level Gauges.
77 Vessels Total) Served as Instrument Package Engineer for Temperature Transmitters and Thermowell Assemblies (300 Total) Performed Technical Bid evaluation and Requisition function for Packages.
Facilitated the enhancement of the content in Asset Register Deliverable for our End Client.
Unique to this project: First project done by both Alliance Engineering and Mustang under the umbrella of Wood group Mustang.
Also the first Mustang Project where Smart Plant P&ID (Intelligent P&ID) was used in place of traditional AutoCAD generated P&IDs.
ATP Cheviot (UK.
North Sea) Project: Package Engineer for Orifice Plates and all Level related instrumentation such as Guided Wave Radar Transmitters, DP Cells and Magnetic Level Gauges.
Specified Instrument data sheets per project constraints and governing specifications.
Developed Level sketches and coordinated with Metallurgy, Piping, Vendors, Project Engineer, Client, Process and Document Control to ensure completion and consistency.
Performed Technical Bid evaluation and Issued Purchase Orders, and Finalized Vendor Data Review.
Enlightened vendor(s) and project management team of the implication PED, and ATEX requirement on the project's budget and ARO dates.
Control Systems Engineer January 2010 to January 2011Kellogg Brown & Root - Houston, TX
RAS TANURA FEED/PMS/CMS Petrochemical (Saudi Arabia) $22B Project: Managing and Integrating Aramco existing refinery with New Petrochemical Complex.
Interfaced with Engineering and Management Team from Fluor and Foster Wheeler on a Bi-weekly basis.
Served as CSE Analytical Support for PO&D Envelope of Project.
Specified and revised Minimum Analytical Sample Plan (MASP), Analytical Information Form (AIF) Stream Information Form (SIF) per changes on P&ID's, Pre and Post TAP Reviews.
Ensured that the ITB deliverables met expectation of Project Scope, Man Rep/Owner, & Unit Lead(s) approval.
Updated Location Plot Plans to identify Analyzers as well as their Grab Sample Points.
Reviewed and produced deliverables as applicable to the ITB (requirement) for PO&D.
Played critical role in ensuring that the Analytical Team met the ITB schedule / milestone which resulted in Our Team Awarded Recognition by Dow Saudi Aramco.
Escravos Gas to Liquids (Gas To Liquid) Project: Reviewed and re-mediated Engineering, Supplier, and Subcontractor Deliverables per project QA requirements as required to support Field operations and successfully develop a streamlined reconciliation procedure.
Lead Instrumentation Engineer & Package Engineer January 2010 to January 2010Tessenderlo Kerley Services - Carlsbad, NM
MPR New field Project:.
Served as Lead Instrument Engineer and was responsible for Instrumentation Deliverables for Project.
Reviewed and updated P&IDs per process requirements and changes.
Coordinate with piping, procurement, document control, process engineers, design engineer, and client to ensure fluid engineering work process consistent with project scope and lead times.
Sr. Instrumentation Engineer & Package Engineer January 2008 to January 2009SBM Atlantia - Houston, TX
FPSO Capixaba Topsides Relocation (Brazil) Project: Increased vol from 22K to 100K barrels of oil per day.
Performed Technical Bid Evaluation, coordination, and technical interface with vendors, internal engineering groups of different disciplines involved in project, and client on technical issues.
Coordinated with the piping, process, mechanical, and instrument engineers/designers to ensure consistency in our deliverables.
Fulfilled Department goal of Identifying GAPs and implemented quality control measures in engineering work process.
Responsibilities also included serving as Package Instrument Engineer for Conditioning Orifice Plate, Flow, Pressure, and Level Transmitters.
Worked closely with design team in specifying the Electrical and Instrumentation Hook-up Detail.
Thunder Hawk Project:.
Was assigned to work on IN tools-related tasks.
Provided technical support and performed successful validation of IN tools sizing and calculation tools.
Also performed IN tools support and troubleshooting functions.
Updated instrument specification(s) as relevant to criteria of project at the late end of project.
Instrumentation Engineer / Requisition Engineer / Database Admin / Project IT / QA-QC January 2003 to January 2008AMEC Paragon - Houston, TX
Exxon-Mobil Golden Pass 70 mile - 42" natural gas pipeline with 11 interconnect stations Detail Design LNG pipeline project with 2.5 BSCFD design flow.
Served as Instrumentation Requisition Engineer and IN tools Database Expert.
Responsible for the development and maintenance of the Instrument Index, Instrument I/O Lists, Developed specification sheets and assigned instrument loops on Smart Plant Instrumentation (IN tools) for the entire project.
Provided spreadsheets reports for Material Take Off, Installation Details, I/O and FAT Testing purposes.
Performed sizing calculations for control valves, orifice plates, etc.
Performed QA/QC Review for all Instrumentation Deliverables prior to IFC Issue.
Kizomba A & B Gas Gathering Project: Requisitioned E&I Materials.
Responsible for instrument and electrical engineering documents accessibility to the client and other stakeholders.
Chevron Texaco Takula Gas Processing Platform (Angola) - Sweetening and Transport of raw NGLs.
Developed Data sheets, Performed Sizing Calculations for Instruments, and Updated Instrument Index per P&ID.
Reviewed and updated P&IDs.
Re-wrote the How-to Guide and Trained team members and Project management on use of various In-House Interface Tools (Procurement and Technical) as pertinent to their respective Project work process.
Project IT Aspects: Served as software tester & evaluated alternate applications & operating systems.
Systems and Software Engineer January 2000 to January 2002NORTEL Telecommunications - Richardson, TX
Performed software testing, updates, debugging and troubleshooting associated DMS switch hardware issues.
Conducted assembly and deployments of VME cages/cards to SUT (switch under testing).
Modified and created automated shell scripts and Perl/Expect scripts to automate tasks.
Responsible for entering data into database system and conducting database verification, Training and supporting internal customers in Infosys India.
Developed with C++, in Gnu/Linux and Windows Environments.
B.S : Electrical Engineering, December 1999University at Texas at Dallas - Richardson, TXElectrical Engineering
M.B.A : May 2010C. T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston - Houston, TX
Instrumentation Society of America (ISA) Member since 2005