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Objective


Seeking Offshore/Onshore Professional assignments to utilise my experience in the Construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance in the petrochemical, marine and offshore industries and assume complete responsibility and accountability for the given function.


Experience


Career History



Current job



? From July 04 till date – Site Manager, providing warranty and maintenance service to customers who own our wind turbines in Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan.



Work History – Marine



? MODEC International (through local agency)– Marine superintendent – June 02 to Aug 03

? Sembawang ship management – Marine engineer (Chief) – May 99 to Sept 99

? Northsouth Ship management – Technical superintendent – March 96 to Oct 97

? Tanker pacific ship management – Marine engineer (Chief) – April 95 to Nov 95

? Dubai dry docks – Ship repair manager – April 92 to April 94

? Farsund ship management – Marine engineer (Chief) – Nov 90 to Nov 91

? V-Ships Ship management – Marine engineer (Chief) – Oct 89 to Aug 90

? Seearland ship management – Marine engineer (Chief) – Aug 88 to April 89

? Mobil Shipping company – Marine engineer (2nd and Chief) – June 84 to July 88

? Univan ship management – Marine engineer (2nd) – Oct 82 to Jan 84

? Shipping corporation of India – Marine engineer (4th, 3rd and 2nd) – June 78 to Sept 82

? Shipping corporation of India – Engine Cadet – April 76 to Nov 77

? Schindia Marine Workshop – Apprentice – July 75 to March 76



Work History – Petrochemical industry



? Apotex Inc – Team member of delivery team engaged in construction/commissioning of a pharmaceutical plant – Jan 04 to July 04

? Audex Pte Ltd, Singapore – Maintenance Business manager – Feb 00 to Feb 02

? Lonza Singapore Pte Ltd – Maintenance manager – Oct 97 to May 99


Education


Academic Qualification

1995 M.B.A. (General Management) from Heriot-Watt University, UK.

1974 B.Engg. (Mechanical) from College of Engineering, Guindy,

Madras University (Currently known as ANNA University).


Certification


Certifications



? Vibration specialist (Level 2) – 2001

? Certificate of competency as Class 1 Marine engineer – Revalidated till 2008

? Ontario Inter-provincial Millwright

? TSSA Operating engineer (Stationery engineer) Class 4

? Certificate in PLC installation, maintenance and programming from George Brown College, Toronto.


Skils


? Experience in implementation of computerized maintenance management system.

? Experience in implementation of condition based maintenance system using Vibration monitoring, Oil-analysis and Infra red thermography.

? Experience in running a small business unit providing maintenance solutions to petrochemical plants.

? Strong experience in trouble shooting and problem solving of rotating machinery using vibration analysis, oil analysis and infra red thermography.

? Strong experience in providing turnaround maintenance management to petrochemical plants.

? Strong experience in job planning and scheduling.

? Strong experience in spare parts planning and parts store management.

? In-depth experience in maintenance management using CMMS systems such as SAP R/3, ENGICA Q4POWER & Q4STOCK.

? Excellent written, oral and presentation skills.


 


RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

? Managing a site providing maintenance and warranty services to over 220 wind turbines in Southern Alberta and Southern Saskatchewan. Soon after taking over this site management, I have made several improvements. Of worth mention are, considerable reduction in operating cost, reducing annual inventory variance from over -$100,000 down to +$3,000 in one year, and making all the technicians totally self reliant on all documentation work in computers.

? Managed a team of technicians and engineers providing maintenance solutions to petrochemical industry in Singapore (Lonza Singapore, Van Ommeran Tank Terminals, Croda Singapore, Chevron lube blending plant, Schering Plough, Oil tanking Singapore, Teijin Polycarbonates Singapore, and several other smaller chemical plants.

? Provided consultancy to CRODA Singapore to plan and implement Condition based maintenance system, using vibration monitoring and oil analysis. Provided also data entry and system start up using client’s CMMS (ENGICA). Trained client’s personnel to use the system. The plant, which has been seeing frequent breakdowns, saw zero breakdowns after about a year after implementation.

? Solved major problems with Crude oil pumps (bearings and mechanical seals) on board the Kome Kribi – 1, offshore Cameroon using local semi skilled workforce. These are huge pumps of 3000 cbm/hour capacity and this job is actually to be carried out in the shipyard where all facilities are available to repair such large pumps.

? Worked as a project superintendent in the conversion project of a ULCC to an FSO (Kome Kribi – 1) for EXXON MOBIL. Working for MODEC, I was involved in construction and commissioning of several subsystems in that project. Worked as a Turnover Superintendent in this project.

Pincher Creek, Alberta,
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