ambitious, self-motivated and commercially focused Senior Instrumentation and
Controls Engineer with 10 years of experience in the Oil and Gas industry.
in front-end Engineering, detailed design, follow-on Engineering,
requisitioning, acceptance testing, commissioning and operations support for
onshore and offshore facilities.
experience during construction, commissioning and operational phases of a
Field Instrumentation Requisitioning
Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
Safety Instrumented Systems (ESD)
Fire and Gas Systems (F&G)
Process Control Narratives
Cause and Effects
Instrument Data Sheets
HAZOP / SIL Verification
SmartPlant for Instrumentation (SPI)
Foxboro IA and Triconex
CAD, HTML, CSS and JS
Lead ICSS Controls Engineer - Repsol BLP Offshore Platform
Deputy Lead Controls Commissioning Engineer - Peru LNG
IQA SolutionsLong Beach, CASenior Process Control Engineer08/2017 to Current
Single point of contact for all Instrumentation and Controls related work.
Field Instrumentation specification and selection.
Control System specification and design ranging from Allen Bradley PLC's to Emerson DeltaV.
Responsible for producing Instrument and Control CAD drawings.
Represent IQA Solutions on job site walks to cover I&C scope of projects.
Repsol SinopecFountain Valley, CASenior Instrument Engineer - Lead ICSS04/2017 to 07/2017
Engineering support during ICSS Commissioning and plant start-up.
Review and approval of site technical queries which has
played a significant role in the project meeting key milestones by keeping
change to a minimum.
Responsible for testing all on-going
ICSS updates via ICSS Cloud platform.
This involved routine troubleshooting of the control system.
Management of all ICSS deliverables including
Process Control Narratives, ESD / F&G Cause and Effects for final handover
on project completion.
CB&ILondon, UKInstrument and Controls Engineer09/2007 to 03/2017
Role: Senior Instrument and Controls Engineer – Lead ICSS
Project: Repsol BLP Offshore Platform Jul 2012 to Mar 2017
Responsible for managing and leading the project ICSS team
resulting in delivery of the ICSS (DCS, ESD and F&G) with a PO value in excess of $4M delivered on time and on budget.
Preparation and update of ICSS deliverables including
Process Control narratives (Gas Systems, Oil Systems, Utilities and HVAC),
Safety System C&E's (ESD and F&G), Safeguarding narratives including
SIF analysis, development of process HMI graphics, MVC application, alarms
management, Instrument IO schedules and Instrument Index
Development of simple and complex co. Involved in developing the
ICSS Functional Design Specifications and software templates with the client
and ICSS vendor.
Active participation in HAZOP and SIL reviews
Developed and maintained ICSS transfer
database for hardwired and serial I/O. The database played a crucial role
in the project as it facilitated the auto build of the ICSS by defining key
parameters such as I/O Type, Function Block and Cable info.
Lead test Engineer for ICSS hardware / software FAT and modpack
testing spanning several years at the ICSS
Responsible for selection, requisitioning and device type testing of
the project F&G devices ranging from IR Point Gas Detectors and LOS Gas
Detectors to Acoustic and Flame Detectors.
Active participation in the dynamic Commissioning of the ICSS via
the dedicated Operator Training System which effectively mirrored the ICSS.
This activity spanned several months and involved troubleshooting all the control schemes
in order to identify and rectify all issues in the design. This played a
significant role in minimizing fault detection during plant Commissioning.
Role: Instrument and Controls Engineer – Instrumentation
Eagle Area Development Offshore Platform – May 2011 to Jul 2012
Requisition Engineer for project pneumatic and electric Actuators,
Level Instruments (dp Cell, GWR, Nucleonic and Level Gauges) and the plant
Choke Valves and Choke Valve control network / interface with the ICSS.
Preparation and update of project specifications and data sheets for the above
Instruments, material requisition
for quotation / purchase (MRQ and MRP), technical bid analysis (TBA) for the various vendor bids
and vendor documentation reviews.
Lead test Engineer for MOV control network FAT and interface with plant
ICSS. Month long FAT at BIFFI actuator works in Milan, Italy to verify the MOV Lonworks control
Developed company standard for Level sketches which was
later used by the I&C department on subsequent projects.
Role: Instrument and Controls Engineer – Deputy Lead Controls Commissioning
and Instrumentation Requisitioning
LNG – (Office) Sep 2007 to Mar 2008 & (Site) Sep 2008 to Apr 2011
Lead team of 20 Engineers and Technicians responsible for Commissioning and testing the plant control systems. This involved management of the Controls Commissioning schedule
and allocating work fronts in line with overall plant Commissioning plan. This
role required regular interface with the client and attending progress
experience with various third-party package equipment including gas turbine
generators, Inlet Gas Metering skid, LNG Loading Arms, ICSS and Power
Management System. Considerable involvement with Instrument Air Compressors, N2
Generation package, Hot Oil Heaters BMS and Frame 7 NP Compressors.
instrument loop checks, package C&E testing and package acceptance testing
both hardware and software. Also, responsible for ensuring site master
P&ID's and process line list were maintained throughout.
maintenance on all control systems during plant operation, predominantly Allan Bradley
Control Logix PLC's.
construction by answering technical queries from field. This involved providing
responses to Construction in a timely manner to ensure progression of
procurement of temperature transmitter / gauges, pressure and differential
transmitters / gauges and flow transmitters / elements. Technical evaluation (TBA) of
vendor bids ensuring compliance with codes and specifications.
ICSS FAT team member – PCS / SIS panel hardware, serial link testing, HMI
graphics testing, cause and effects logic testing and fault log reporting / re-test.
Role: Instrument and Controls Engineer – Instrumentation
Pipeline Expansion 1.2 and 1.6 Case – Mar 2008 to Sep 2008
Management of field Instrument
datasheets, instrument index, IO schedules, bill of materials, and cable drum
Review of design
deliverables including Instrument loop drawings, Instrument termination
drawings, cable block diagrams, Instrument layout drawings, Instrument hook up
drawings and existing Instrument datasheets.
Motorola UK LtdSwindon, UKRF Network Engineer - Summer Intern07/2005 to 08/2006
Site Span Interface card which boosts signal reception within enclosed
the access point was also extended to WiMAX – Exposure to GSM, GPRS, EDGE and
Education and Training
MEng Electronics and Communication EngineeringMay 2007University of Bath, Bath, UK
Graduated with Honours
Dissertation: Effects of the Ionosphere on GPS accuracy
Engineering FoundationMay 2003City of Bath College, Bath, UK