Root Cause Analysis | Mechanical Engineering | Petroleum Industry
Accomplished mechanical engineer with significant experience in the petroleum industry. Track record of successful design and optimization of mechanical components for drilling tools in compliance with engineering design and performance specifications. Strategic problem solver, effective at troubleshooting and resolving diverse technical issues effectively and efficiently. Articulate communicator, skilled at explaining complex, technical information to a non-technical audience.
Charged with the responsibility of designing and optimizing mechanical components for drilling tools and complying with engineering design and performance specifications.
Prepare manufacturing drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports for project components.
Develop and maintain internal stakeholder relationships, collaborating with drilling and manufacturing engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve tool malfunctions, and exchange technical information.
Create improvements on existing downhole tools through means of creating new or modifying existing components to help reduce field failures.
01/2015 to 12/2015
Field Testing CoordinatorNATIONAL OILWELL VARCO － Conroe, TX
Directed testing of prototypes and new production drilling tools prior to product release, both at the research and development (R&D) facility and in the field.
Developed proficiency in directional drilling and well completion systems, enabling accurate and successful field testing.
Supported R&D Engineering teams in development and completion of directional goals.
Coordinated testing of multiple product lines simultaneously, scheduling tool delivery and location status of tools traveling between rig sights, and supervised drilling operations.
Responsible for developing technical solutions for NOV Downhole sales, operations, and product line engineering groups.
Coordinated with manufacturing and process engineers and sales to gather, edit, assemble, and compile critical information for Downhole Solutions group.
Prepared technical proposals for Downhole Solutions group, including specification review, equipment scope definition, and equipment sizing.
Increased reliability rate through failure and process analysis by identifying manufacturing defects resulting from improper manufacturing methods.
InternLYONDELLBASELL － Channelview, TX
Coordinated maintenance projects to increase safety, efficiency, and reliability of equipment at Channelview Complex.
Projects included increased flash fire protection from long bolt flange failures, aid in overseeing process changes during the demolition and replacement of Olefins II Charge Gas Dryer, and coordination of installation of propylene condenser bleed valves.
InternLYONDELLBASELL － Jackson, TN
Executed various projects of increasing scope to improve production lines at Jackson Complex.
Projects included aid in overseeing contractor installation of new daybin on production line 3, design of new specifications and oversee the installation of the box-out enlargement on production line 5, and redesign and improve the rotary-to-slide gate transition on production line 3.
Bachelor of Science: Mechanical EngineeringTexas Tech University － Lubbock, TXMechanical Engineering
Six Sigma Yellow Belt,
National Oilwell Varco License:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 8/2008 - Present
Society of Petroleum Engineers 12/2015 - Present
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
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