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Project Manager

Engineer  / Naval Architect

Professional naval architect and marine engineer with extensive international experience in vessel design, construction & supervision, marine survey & certification, consultation & advisory and quality management system audit.

Highly knowledgeable and experienced in maritime industry codes & standards, classification rules and international and local regulations

Member of the Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) since 2001

Certified Welding Inspector 3.1 and UT Inspector level 2

Certified ISO 9001:2015 Lead Auditor

Master’s degree in Shipbuilding Engineering majoring Ship Architecture from Amirkabir University of Technology

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to simplify complex problems

Proven flexibility and adaptability to easily fit into organizational position

Detail-oriented, proactive thinker and performance improvement enthusiast

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Shipbuilding 18 years by 2016
  • Audit 2 years by 2017
  • NAval Architecture 8 years by 2013
  • Project Management 6 years by 2017
  • MArine Survey 12 years by 2017
  • Marine Engineering 10 years by 2017
  • LNG 2 years by 2016
  • Consulting 2 years by 2016
  • Risk Assessment 2 years by 2016
  • Lead Auditor / Senior Surveyor at Bureau Veritas Marine
    2016 August - Jan 2018
    Lead auditor in marine department covering North American region assessing BV approved marine equipment manufacturer’s Quality Management Systems at regular intervals to validate their capabilities to manufacture the products as per type approval with limited BV intervention (recognition schemes). Demonstrated and utilized a broad field of knowledge and experience for benchmarking relevant national and international requirements, rules and regulations applied to product manufacturing processes and final products. Appreciated by many of the auditees for helping them improve their quality system and streamline their processes proactively for their own benefit.
    Senior Surveyor overseeing product type approval processes and conduct third-party surveys and inspections on behalf of regulatory bodies and governmental agencies for a vast number of equipment types.
    Annual contributions were partly consisted of Quality Management audit of more than 50 companies (e.g. GE, Caterpillar, Cummins, Tyco, Emerson, Parker, 3M, etc.) and issuance of hundreds of certificates (e.g. BWMS, offshore flares, ultrasonic flow meters, gas compressors, welding consumables, pressure vessels, materials, etc.).
  • Project Manager at DNV GL
    2015 February - May 2016
    Intra-company transferee to Maritime Advisory Americas branch as senior engineer and project manager primarily involved in machinery systems with a strong focus on LNG as a marine fuel and other clean energy sources.
    Key role player in market assessment, proposal preparation, bid management, project management and business development activities. Successfully executed, managed and delivered several awarded projects mostly related to LNG market and technology studies for North American clients (US & Canada). Involved in clean energy studies, e.g. wind energy, hydrogen fuel cells and hybrid grids. Some of the managed projects are:
     Tender management support for construction of Cheniere tugs related to Corpus Christi LNG terminal
     HAZID/HAZOP risk assessment & mitigation measures (FMECA method) of Wespac-Conrad LNG bunker barge
     Support for tender documents development for Signet Maritime bidding in Corpus Christi LNG terminal
     LNG conversion GAP study, analysis & risk assessment for AEP tug boat in Mississippi river
     LNG bunker vessel study for Gaz Metro in the Port of Montreal, Canada
     Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) of LNG bunkering simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) for Shell & ANGA (America’s Natural Gas Alliance)
     Participation in development of DNV GL tool: LNG intelligence portal (LNGi)
     Participation in risk assessment workshop for Crowley’s LNG terminal in Jacksonville, FL
    Additionally, continued to carry out occasional and periodical surveys onboard multiple ships in different Southern ports (e.g., Houston, Galveston & Lake Charles), the latest of which was a mobilization project on an offshore supply vessel.
  • Senior Surveyor at DNV GL
    2005 January - Feb 2015
    Korea & Iran
  • Master's Degree
    Shipbuilding Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology
  • Bachelor's Degree
    Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • Welding Inspector Level II
  • UT Inspector Level II
KATY, Texas,
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