Firas Al Obaidi


Maintenance lead man Technician

Houston, TX
Firas Al Obaidi
Maintenance lead man Technician – Thomas & Betts – Trinity Meyer- Steel
Highly-skilled Maintenance leader with a proven track record of boosting productivity, operational efficiencies by increasing machine up time using Lean manufacturing methods in a steel structure plant.
Over 10 years of valuable, hands-on experience leading multiple engineering and maintenance reliability position in heavy industrial welding manufacturing areas, professional in troubleshooting and analysis all mechanical and Electrical equipment’s and manufacturing issues.

(832) 713-4920
Houston, TX 77064

Maintenance lead man Technician Thomas & Betts – Trinity Meyer- Steel
January 2012 to Present
Texas, USA

• Responsible for the entire second shift operation including solving and troubleshooting of all different equipment and machines in a 24/7 facility.
• Repair hydraulic press (Cincinnati, Ursviken, Ermak), Plasma cutter CNC Kinetic (K5000, K3000) ESAB(Saber, Avenger 2) and Quick mill CNC machine.
• Experienced in setup and repair of all power supply and welding machines totaling over 45 stations.
• Certified overhead cranes inspector for different sizes ranging from 1 ton to 20 ton.
• Responsible for over 250 assets, performing PM’s on daily basses to reduce equipment’s downtime and maximus production.

Production Line Supervisor Foxconn, LLC
April 2010 to January 2012
• Supervised the activities of the entire production line of HP server boards
• Supervised, the entire product testing and maintained the production machines software updates.
• Provided leadership and expertise on resolving process failures issues.
• Increased productivity and reduced scrap based on training, experience, and streamlined documentation of daily reports

Project Engineer Abkaar Offshore Company
July 2008 to December 2010
• Prepared specifications for project requirements installation.
• Modified existing project drawings to reflect the up-to-date technology and techniques
• Eliminated device defects using proper installation and manufacturer instructions
• Installed completely stations of potable water treatment, and service pump stations
• Installed pre-engineered tanks, pipes, manholes, fire alarms, and gas and fuel stations
• Followed up material delivery and consulting recommendations

A Globally Recognized Leader EIBT, LLC
July 2007 to July 2008
in Construction Iraq and USA
Project Engineer

• Conducted technical support for mechanical equipment and medical devices
• Provided mobilized support for high priority problems and training for equipment and devices
• Collaborated with engineers and project managers regarding client project requirements
• Modified the design to matching the purpose of new installation for equipment and facilities
• Used the ticketing system for monitoring and solving problems

Industry Offshore Company August, 2004 – June, 2007
A Globally Recognized Leader in Construction Iraq
Project Engineer

• Conducted technical support for mechanical equipment and medical devices
• Utilized engineered hardware to facilitate documentation
• Prepared shop drawings and diagrams for devices assembly, and wiring connection specifications and underground cables installation
• Documented daily operations and budget, and submitted service expansion offers
• Streamlined operations with site audits which increased productivity and equipment reliability
• Coordinated with vendors, sales representatives and machine shops

Petroleum Engineering Technology Houston Community College
Houston, TX
April 2016

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering University of Technology
June 2003

Managing 10 staff members in a diversified manufacturing environment, Strong projects management skills., Strong background in equipment€™s PM and CMMS Lean Manufacturing and 5S best practices, Skilled in equipment maintenance and construction., Professional in documentation, drafting, testing, evaluating, and implementation, Experienced in installation of equipment, devices and instruments , Overhead Cranes (Certified Inspector)., Providing solution for technical/engineering issues to reduce cost and time , High flexibility to work independently or within a team in hard circumstances, Detail-oriented background supported by field and professional experience

Overhead Crane inspector
December 2019

Certificate in Omron PLC training
October 2018

Certificate in Allen Allen Bradley PLC-5/SLC 500 & RSLogix

Certificate in NFPA 70E

Certificate in Microsoft Office

  • Updated 8 years ago

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