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      Project Controls Professional with 13 years experience strongly focused on planning, cost estimating / budgeting, risk analysis, project valuation, progress monitoring / change control (Claims and EOT), and reporting.

      Key Strengths include:

      • Balanced technical, project management, business and leadership skills.
      • Strong cultural intelligence and ability to work in multinational,  multicultural teams.
      • Working knowledge of oil & gas development – facilities operations,  Projects & Proposals.
      • Ability to plan and deliver overall master schedule and sub schedules for each phase.
      • Excellent presentation/reporting – planning, cost, progress, change, KPIs, forecasts, etc.
      • Strong facilitation skills, ability to work in multidisciplinary teams, single or multiple projects.
      • Excellent skills in contractor management, venture & corporate engagement.
      • Mentoring / coaching experience for younger professionals.
      • Software skills: Primavera P6, Primavera Risk Analysis, CrystalBall, SAP, MS Project, etc.

      Work History

      Sep 2015Present

      Lead Planning & Cost Engineer

      Presson Descon Intl Ltd
      • Projects & Facility Planning for Gas processing assets with emphasis on Feed, Detail engineering, Procurement, Fabrication, Construction, commissioning, maintenance, Operations & Debug for on shore & off shore, Oil, Gas & Power Proposals & projects.
      • Perform delay analysis with time slice / windows analysis. Administer claims for external changes and perform change management for internal & external change. 
      • Supervise & lead planning / Project Control team to support sales, Proposal, PMC, Project Group, Contractor & sub contractors throughout Project life cycle including Pre-Feed & Feed. Review and approval of PMC, EPC contractor submissions.
      • Preparation & review of PMC &  EPC schedules.
      • Implementation of standard planning guidelines & templates for Primavera P6 V8 for integration with ERP system (SAP).
      • Integration of Project & maintenance Shutdown plans with resource deployment forecast at an enterprise level.
      • Lead risk management efforts through stochastic cost & schedule planning tools like Primavera Risk Analysis, Palisade @Risk & Oracle Crystal ball. Determine ‘P’ value associated with Project objectives with provided uncertainty in input variables.
      Sep 2014Sep 2015

      Lead Planning & Cost Engineer

      Exterran Energy Solution LP
      • Lead & Supervise Cost planning / Project Control team to support sales, Proposal, PMC, Project Group, Contractor & sub-contractors.
      • Ensure all project control requirements are adequately incorporated into the Tenders/Agreements for various projects (Pre-FEED, FEED, EPC, PMC, etc.). Review of part of the Technical Bids pertaining to Project Controls and prepare relevant portion of the Technical Evaluation Report as well as to finalize relevant portion of the Agreement document subsequent to award.
      • Evaluate Variation requests/Claims for extension of project schedules made by Contractors and prepare appropriate recommendations.
      • Create detailed schedules for subsequent phases of a project. Integrate sub schedules into master schedules. Manage an EPS of various sub schedules in Primavera P6 through integration of sub schedules in different input formats.
      • Integrated Project & maintenance Shutdown plans for maintenance, update & reporting at enterprise level.
      • Ensure that contractors cost estimates are consistent & review their estimate along with the basis.
            Mar 2012Aug 2014

            Senior Planning & Cost Engineer

            Enerflex MENA LTD
            • Developed detailed OPEX & CAPEX Perform Economic Analysis to understand Life Cycle Cost (IRR,NPV, ROCE, COC, EBITDA etc).
            • Assisted in creation, administration & maintenance of Supply, Service & Lease Contracts.
            • Create, negotiate & formalize contracts with subcontractors. Monitor progress, control cost & manage variation claims during the course of performance as per contract & knowledge. Review subcontractor, vendors & suppliers generated change requests/orders, review and approve applications for payment and invoices, assist in contract administration, invoice preparation, checking and approval, monitor cost coding system is properly applied and information flow is correct and complete.
            Nov 2010Feb 2012

            Planning & Estimation Engineer

            Bemco Steel
            • Performed Contractor Estimate Review via audit & validation of supplier generated invoices & variation / change request & executed change control through management of change procedure.
            • Lead efforts to create project controls dashboard for report to senior management & client with weekly & monthly updates. Integrate individual reports into an enterprise dashboard with overall cost trend, & forecast.
            • Assist in the development and implementation of cost engineering guidelines, procedures, business processes, systems and tools that enable the accurate and efficient evaluation of project performance and optimize the delivery of projects. Monitor, evaluate, improve and maintain, as assigned, cost and schedule engineering programs, including staffing, forecasting, cost control and risk management systems, procedures and tools.
              Mar 2003Oct 2010

              Planning & Cost Engineer

              Descon Engineering Ltd
              • Managed implementation of standard planning guidelines for Primavera P6 V8, Oracle time management & Project Management Information System (PIMS) to integrate with ERP system (SAP).
              • Review subcontractor, vendors & suppliers generated change  requests/orders, review and approve applications for payment and invoices, assist in contract administration, invoice preparation, checking and approval, monitor cost coding system is properly applied and information flow is correct and complete.
              • Evaluate & analyses the reported progress and schedule status, identify the Areas of concern impacting the project completion schedule and to advise the Head of Project Controls on the proposed corrective actions.


                    • Bachelors of Metallurgy & Material Sciences– University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pak


                    Middle East

                    • Gas Field Expansion Project for Daleel GPP, Oman on Build Own Operate basis.
                    • Gas Compression Station for Tatweer IV Bahrain on Build Own Operate basis.
                    • Gas Processing Plant for OOCEP Oman Abu Tubul Block 60.
                    • Facility Debottlenecking for Shams Gas Plant Oman for PTTEP Ltd.
                    • Fuel Emission Reduction Project for ADGAS DAS Island LNG Plant.
                    • PP10 Combined Cycle Power Plant for Saudi Electric.
                    • Fuel Gas Treating Unit for Dove Energy Ltd Yemen. 

                    Asian Sub Continent

                    • Zamzama Front End Gas Compression Station BHP Billiton.
                    • Standby Dehydration Unit for Kandhkot PPL
                    • Dhakkni Sulphur Recovery Unit Project OGDCL.
                    • Zamzama gas Field Debottlenecking Project BHP Billiton.
                    • Central Processing Facility Project MOL BV. 

                    South America

                    • Gas Compression & Processing Unit for Petrobras Brazil on Build Own Operate basis. 

                    Eastern Europe

                    • 40MMSCMD GPP for Azneft Garadagh & Galmaz Complex Gas conditioning Units Azerbaijan.

                    Professional Certifications

                    Certified Cost Professional CCP. Reference: AACEI-CCP # 3339-11

                    Project Management Professional PMP. Reference: PMI-PMP # 1336976.

                    Six Sigma Green Belt.

                    Decision and Risk Management Professional. Reference: AACEI In progress

                    Affiliations & Freelance Work Experience

                    Free-lance trainer for Association of Advancement of Cost Engineering International for Cost basics, Cost estimation, Planning, Progress measurement and control with earned value management, Risk management, and Economic analysis using time value of money, Valve management, Project Management and asset management.

                    Free-lance trainer for Project Management Institute for globally recognized best practices in project management. Process based Situational management for Projects. Leading to Project Management Professional certification.

                    Free-lance trainer for American Society of Quality for An objective Quality improvement methodology for process optimization through DMAIC process. Leading to 6 Sigma Green Belt certification.

                    Software Skills

                    Primavera P6/P3

                    Microsoft Office

                    Primavera Risk Manager

                    Palisade @Risk & Oracle Crystal Ball