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Site Project Manager, Technical Superintendent machinery, piping and HVAC| MC & Commissioning Superintendent

Project Engineering / Project Management

Experienced Project Site Manager and Technical Superintendent

Motivated, focused, and experienced technical engineer with vast expertise in offshore environments while demonstrating strong knowledge in the field. Proven track record of communicating effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders, designing innovative approaches to challenges, and ensuring deadlines are met.


Experienced in project management in new build different offshore vessels: DP 3 Pipe Lay vessel and DP3 Accommodation Semisubmersible, DP2 pipe lay barge, Derrick pipe lay barges, DP2 jack up Derrick vessel and Jack up Drilling rigs

Knowledge and understanding of all aspects of Offshore DP vessels and Specialized working Barges operations including the  repair and maintenance of equipment; Cranes, winches, pipe lay equipment, Jacking systems, drilling equipment and all types of rotating equipment, including different type of thrusters propulsion units.

Work like Barge Chief engineer supervising teams of engineers in the operating and maintaining of all barge equipment. Computer literate with experience in using MS Office Suite

  • Bi – Lingual with fluency in Romanian (home language) and in English


KS Drilling

6 Jan. 2017 - 10.03.2017.

Site project Technical superintendent

The project is to major repair and reactivate the Drilling unit Discovery 7 including auxiliaries, HP mud system, Mud cleaning system, LP mud system including mud pits, Top drive system, BOP, Power generating systems.

ADNOC – ESNAAD15th Jan. 2016 – 10 December 2016

Site Manager - Technical superintendent – Machinery, Piping, HVAC, MC & Commissioning.

The project is to build of three new units of PSV in De Hoop - Lobit shipyard in The Netherlands. The vessels are DP2 in accordance with DNV ERN (99,99,99,99) according TS607, rev. 2011 and is classified by Lloyds Register. The vessel is 65 meter overall length, 15.8 m Beam moulded and 6 m Depth moulded. In this project I am Owner rep. supervising the construction, test and trial and delivery protocol preparation.

Monitoring the implementation of ship specification and relevant standards, carry out inspection activities related to Outfitting, Machinery, Piping, HVAC, MC & Commissioning. Link between Buyer and Builder;

AXIS OFFSHORE -  Singapore

November 2013 – November 2015   

Machinery | HVAC | Piping | MC & Commissioning Superintendent | Deputy Site PM  

  • Provide expertise to build two units of accommodation semisubmersible in Cosco Qidong shipyard.
  • Units were designed to accommodate 500 persons on board and were equipped with a DP 3 system in DNV classification with DYNPOS-AUTRO, DYNPOS-ER and POSMOOR.
  • Partnered with team members  to oversee equipment selection, equipment integration, installation, and commissioning, along with space rooms arrangement. Reviews drawings, D&ID review and approval and Ducting and equipment layout, P&ID review and approvals and Piping systems layouts, also review machinery space rooms arrangement drawings.
  • Fallow Equipment FAT.


September 2011 – October 2013

Technical Superintendent | Mechanical Engineer | MC & Commissioning Superintendent  

  • Jack up rigs N407 and N408 in Cosco Nantong, China shipyard.
  • Managed equipment, piping layouts, HVAC system and system revisions to ensure requirements were met.
  • Evaluated all operations, including system diagrams and logic, equipment packages, mooring studies, and all marine and drilling package-related issues.
  • Review drilling systems & equipment packages, installation and commissioning.
  • Fallow Equipment FAT.


April 2011 – September 2011  

Technical Superintendent |MC & Commissioning Superintendent | Mechanical Engineer  

  • Inspected and supervised construction and design correction, MC and commissioning of new construction DP 2 jack up vessel, “Seajacks Zaratan,” in Lamprell shipyard in Hamrya Sharjah, UAE.
  • Maintained operations for the site, including system diagrams and logic, HVAC system, equipment packages, mooring studies.
  • Reviewed all instrumentation, equipment locations, and suitability, along with monitoring, overseeing and expediting all mechanical installation work.
  • Managed equipment installation on board of vessel, including alignment for all marine systems and propulsion, jacking system model Gusto NG5500C and cranes including Gusto 800 T crane installation and testing.
  • Fallow Equipment FAT.


October 2010 – April 2011  

Technical Superintendent  machinery, piping and HVAC| MC & Commissioning Superintendent


  • Delivered commissioning for a new build DP 3 Pipe-Lay vessel known as the “Deep Energy,” in STX Dalian, China.
  • Supervised installation, pre-commissioning, and commissioning for all pipe systems, including pressure test, HVAC system installation, MC, equipment installation, pre-commissioning,
  • Led team members, including up to four inspectors at any given time.


April 2010 – September 2010  

Site Project Manager  

  • Coordinated comprehensive project details for the Derrick Pipe-Lay Barge “Fortuna,” a new build construction and commissioning.
  • Inspected and supervised construction for the new build on ZPMC shipyard in Shanghai, China.
  • The barge was 169 meters in length and 46 meters wide, along with the ability to accommodate 310 persons. It featured 12 mooring winches and two 100-ton tension machines and 200 tons A&R winch.


2008 – March 2010  

Site Project Manager  

  • Led inspections and supervision for construction of Derrick Pipe-lay Barge (LB 1) ‘Pelican’  on Britoil Offshore Shipyard in Batam Indonesia. The unit has Hull build in China and transferred in Britoil shipyard for complete the construction.
  • Provided management for all mechanical, piping works and HVAC during the construction and equipment fitting, including ensuring that subcontractors followed the construction schedule and met all deadlines.
  • Collaborated with the project manager to provide daily reporting of job progress and budgeting.
  • Monitored the materials and equipment supplies, ordering new items as needed.
  • Partnered with, subcontractors and shipyard personnel to make sure there was minimal disturbance and enhanced safety for everyone involved with the site.
  • Worked with design engineers to review certain drawings that did not suit field reality.
  • Fallow Equipment FAT.

Sarku Marine SDN BHD – Malaysia.

2007 – 2008

Project Manager

(Machinery, Piping, HVAC system, MC & Commissioning)  

Derrick Pipe-lay Barge (DLB 2) ‘Enterprise 3’ new build construction on Nantong China Shipyard for building phase and Xiamen for 800 t Huisman crane installation and commissioning.

Responsible for managing and supervising all mechanical, HVAC and piping works during the construction and equipment fitting out for a new build Derrick Pipe-Lay Barge including making sure that sub-contractors follow the construction schedule.

NPCC - Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

2003 - 2007

Barge Chief Engineer

Responsible for the repair and maintenance of equipment on the various company barges and for planning and coordinating the mechanical and electrical teams carrying out the work.

The NPCC barges included SEP150, SEP 250, SEP 350, DLB 750 and DLB 1000 which were in Ship yard ASRY Bahrain for dry dock repair:  steel plate replace, pipes, valves replace, pressure test of piping and tanks.

Romanian Oil Co. 

1993 - 2003     

Petromar Constanta Subsidiary  

Barge Chief Engineer

Drilling Jack-ups - “ATLAS” in the Mediterranean Sea, and “FORTUNA” and “ORIZONT” in the Persian Gulf.

Responsible for planning of all maintenance of the drilling rig equipment and the coordination of the mechanical engineering team for repair and maintenance of the equipment.

 • Involved in the total refurbishment of the “ATLAS”  and “ORIZONT” Jack-up Rigs which involved the replacing of failing equipment including the centrifugal pumps, mud pumps, top drive, draw-work traveling block, mud cleaning system, mud agitators, cranes air compressors, rotary table and a major overhaul of the diesel engines.


Petroleum University, Ploiesti, Romania

Petroleum Equipment and Technology, Graduated Summa Cum Laude

– Mechanical Engineer 1983 - 1989

Training Courses

  • McGregor Hydraulic Course
  • Centifugal Pumps Course
  • Survival-at-Sea and Use of Rescue Facilities
  • HUET Course
  • Fire prevention and firefighting aboard ships as per SOLAS
  • Medical/Casevac and Medevac Intervention in an Emergency


Date of Birth: 11/08/1960

Nationality: Romanian

Interests: Reading, watching sports, and maintaining fitness

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