Benjamin Tagne


Field Tech III Snider Fleet Solutions

Houston, TX
Benjamin Tagne
Mechanical Engineer
An Engineer seeking for a position as a Mechanical Engineer or related engineering job where my acquired training and skills can contribute to further the organization. Managed equipment’s performance and improvements such as: gas engine & compressors packages, gas & steam turbines, high speed turbo pumps, cranes, diesel engines, boilers, heat exchangers and power generators. TWIC Card holder and willing to travel or relocate if needed.

Houston, TX

Equipment Inspector / PM Aerotek, Inc Houston, TX
February 2016 to April 2016
Perform Texas DOT inspection requirements on customer’s heavy equipment
Test components for proper operation and make evaluation of repairs needed
Perform and train new employees for adequate preventive maintenance operations
Perform equipment run test and technical report using Company IPad

Gas Compressor package assembly Tech Basic Equipment Houston, TX
January 2014 to September 2015
• Participated in installing a new refinery plant (Fractionnement Project) for Petromax in Houston
• Assembled Ajax gas compressor packages for Petromax refinery
• Performed troubleshoots, diagnostics and rebuilt pumps station at Petromax refinery plant
• Assembled Ariel gas compressor packages for CDM
• Reviewed P&ID’s, Blueprints and Drawings of work
• Assembled gas engine & compressor packages Superior model STG16 for GE oil & Gas
• Performed hydrostatic testing of pressure vessels according to ASME code UG-99 piping
• Assisted during pre-commissioning and commissioning of gas compressor packages
• Assisted GE Oil & Gas Team Project during disassembly, assembly, performance run test and monitoring of their gas compressor with a new connecting rods design at Basic Equipment site.

Diesel Technician Hermann Leasing Company
November 2011 to December 2013
• Performed preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance of heavy duty equipment
• Inspected equipment and recommended repairs needed
• Prepared technical reports and input into computer management system
• Performed equipment troubleshooting, performance run tests and monitoring
• Performed Department of Transportation (DOT) inspection requirement
• Performed emergency road call operations

Contractor, Field Technical Support International Technology Company
December 2008 to October 2011
• Provided technical and financial advice for major projects related to offshore rotating and fixed equipment (gas compressors, turbines, pumps, power generators, boilers, cranes etc.)
• Communicated with African location via e-mail&phone while in the US to enable proper completion
• Provided technical disposition for new unit installation/startup, issue resolution
• Performed report writing and technical memos

Offshore Field Mechanical Engineer Total Oil & Gas
May 2005 to November 2008
• Coordinated activity methods and preparation of interventions on production equipment
• Performed Root Cause Analysis of equipment issues/failures and present finding to the hierarchies
• Developed and implemented procedures, operational instructions for preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance, factoring in environmental protection, safety, costs and delays
• Managed multi-disciplinary teams (mechanics, electrics, instrumentists, welders, pipers and painters), the budget and maintenance schedule of equipment.
• Performed troubleshoots, audited rotating and fixed equipment including testing and adaptation to production needed
• Prepared and managed maintenance contracts with manufacturers ( Dresser-Rand, Solar Turbine, Hispano Suiza Turbine, Caterpillar, Eurofiliales, Atlas Copco, Burton Corblin, Guinard Pumps, Babcock Wanson Boiler)
• Supervised new project on mechanical equipment required for oil production
• Communicated project statuses through written reports and informal contact
Interacted with other departments to provide the highest level of teamwork and cooperation between groups
• Performed project planning, estimated of work volume, man-hours required for the job
• Pre-commissioned and Commissioned rotating machines

M.S Mechanical Engineering, 3.70 Prairie View A&M University
Texas City, TX
2014 to 2016

Certificate Microsoft Office Middlesex County College
Edison, NJ
December 2013

Certificate Project Management Lincoln Technical Institute, Diesel School
Plainfield, NJ
April 2013

Diploma Diesel Technology, 3.92 French Petroleum Institute IFP-ENSPM
Paris (75)
2010 to 2011

BS Mechanical&Production Engineering Douala University
2003 to 2004

MS Office (5 years), Management (4 years), French (10+ years), Project Management (5 years), Internet (10+ years), Mechanically Inclined (10+ years), Safety (10+ years)

Driver’s License
March 2021

DOT Medical Card
February 2018

  • Updated 7 years ago

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