SENIOR ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER, CONTRACT
Advanced engineering professional with extensive experience in designing, executing, and validating complex engineering and technology projects. Expert in the application of engineering and business strategy principles to develop world class solutions to the most complex technology challenges. Has held technical leadership positions at major companies in the upstream, midstream, and downstream energy sectors. Has excelled in driving engineering, technology, and business results in inter-disciplinary teams, by taking advantage of his broad technical expertise, outstanding communication skills and impeccable interpersonal skills. He is also a licensed Professional Engineer and has published several papers in top engineering journals and conference proceedings. He holds two engineering patents.
SENIOR ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER, CONTRACT AKO Engineering
2015 to 2015
Project management: Managed all aspects of development and client delivery for power systems, control systems, load analysis, and mechanical dynamics of heat tracing used in oil and gas pipelines, petrochemical plants, and refineries.
Analyzed P&ID (Piping and Instrument) diagrams, chemicals, fluid flow, valves, and instrumentation.
Business development: Prepared engineering bids, cost analysis, and proposals for various clients.
Product management: Managed the company’s technical product line and evaluated the competition.
PRINCIPAL ENGINEER & PROJECT LEAD HALLIBURTON
2013 to 2015
Led a team of engineers, technologists, and technicians in the design and qualification of high-pressure, high-temperature, downhole electronic and optics sensor systems for drilling tools used in onshore and subsea applications.
Designed electrical power systems, instrumentation, and controls for remote monitoring and diagnostics of oil well sensor data at the surface equipment in onshore (safe area) and offshore hazardous areas. (ATEX, NEC, IEC, IECEX, CE).
Designed electrical drawings, diagrams and schematics for AC and DC wiring and data communication systems for onshore and offshore equipment.
Designed mechanical enclosure for control panels housing electrical and electronic components and insertions for conduit glands in offshore applications.
Conducted design reviews to ensure that all technical specifications were met.
Project management and technology development for new tool designs and smart sensor systems. Designed and specified electrical and mechanical enclosures and electrical conduits for hazardous chemical exposure regions based on various industry standards (ATEX, IEC, and CE).
Led the design, testing and field trials of downhole tools containing several electronic sensors, data acquisition boards, with modulation and communication systems for monitoring of physical conditions of oil wells several thousand feet below ground level.
PRINCIPAL RESEARCH ENGINEER TEXAS SOUTHERN
2010 to 2013
Led the detailed investigation of power consumption, strain, stress, tension, and architecture of electrical sensor systems used in the detection of leakage and intrusion in oil and gas midstream and downstream pipelines.
Performed engineering analysis, MATLAB and Simulink modeling to determine optimal placement locations for sensors on surface or embedded in adverse physical conditions with varying temperature and pressure.
SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER HEWLETT PACKARD
2007 to 2009
Build and modify electronic components, using a variety of electromechanical, electronic, and mechanical systems
Evaluates semiconductor devices or sample units and evaluates test equipment to develop data for engineering evaluation of new designs or special studies.
Performs preventive maintenance, calibration, and repair of equipment to the component level; troubleshoots computer interfaces to equipment.
Assist other engineers in development of testing techniques and laboratory equipment.
DOCTORATE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING GEORGIA TECH
2002 to 2006
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING GEORGIA TECH
1996 to 2000
Technical Areas: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Business Areas: Oil and Gas, Energy, Upstream, Downstream, Surface Equipment, Onshore, Offshore, Drilling, Well Intervention, Completion, Production, Refineries, NEC, IEC, ATEX, CE, IEEE, Project Management, Product Development, Product Management
Power Systems: Equipment, Loads, Efficiency, Transformers, Distribution, Cabling
Instrumentation: Control Systems: Sensors, Fiber Optics, Transducers, PLCs, P&IDs
Mechanical Engineering: Vibration, Temperature, Pressure, Reliability, Motors
Software: C++, C, Matlab, AutoCad, Altium, Solidworks, Adobe Suite, MS Office