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Paula Campani

Civil Engineering & Project Management (PMP)

Summary

With a creative technical mind and passion to work in collaborative teams, I am a motivated and responsible person, with high adaptability capacity and experienced in complex engineering projects.

Experience

Apr/2019to present

Engineering Manager

Village Roadshow Theme Parks
  • Development of reliability plans to ensure performance, quality, safety standards are achieved and sustainably maintained within the park.
  • Overseeing the maintenance teams and being responsible for the safe, compliant and reliable operation of all moving plant (amusement), infrastructure, and fixed assets.
  • Responsibility for setting and delivering of annual maintenance budgets.
  • Under the direction of the Head of Maintenance, support and contribute to the development and implementation of systems to improve and sustain performance, safety standards, compliance within the technical services team.
  • Support external/internal audit processes ensuring legislative compliance and implementation of improvement practices in line with Safety Case commitments.
  • Knowledge of legislation, standards and codes of practice relevant to moving plant, amusement devices and typical park infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and technical services functions within the park, to sustainably maintain a safe operating environment, maximising operational availability and assets longevity, within budget.
  • Implement strategic analysis of site facilities, infrastructure and asset life cycles, to maximise availability.
  • Awareness and commitment to continuous improvement of guest experience, park presentation, quality & presentation, and reliability & safety.
Dec 2017Oct 2018

Project Engineer

Fabritecture Australia
  • Managing the design, supply, fabrication and installation of tensile fabric and steel structures throughout the project life cycle. (Car park shade structures and Stadium roofing projects).
  • Closely manage the design, engineering and detailing process, developing and testing design alternatives to reduce costs, ensure projects compliance with engineering standards and technical requirements.
  • Create and monitor project Programs, updating it as needed and proactively addressing schedule and budgets issues to minimize impacts.
  • Supplier selection, coordination and performing quality inspections to ensure client expectations and quality requirements are met.
  • Coordinating with site supervisor throughout the installation to assure the program is on time and working proactively to resolve any site issues.
  • Developing an open, professional and transparent relationship with clients, always having the client satisfaction as a priority.
  • Accurately tracking the budget, forecasting and reporting for Operation Manager.
Oct 2015June 2017

Structural Engineer

Dynamic Structures / Canada
  • Develop and manage design verification, integration and development tests of amusement rides projects (Roller coasters and flying theatres projects).
  • Design structural solution and analysis of various structural ride components.
  • Support Project Manager with customer requirements/expectation identification and management of technical information.
  • Support Project Technical Leader to integrate different engineering disciplines (Structural, Mechanical, Electrical) on large projects.
  • Provide technical guidance and assistance in support of activities involved in the sourcing, procurement, fabrication, installation, commissioning and operation of equipment.
  • Coordinate with contacts across company departments as required (such as purchasing, quality assurance, production, drafting...).
Apr 2012Nov 2014

Senior Field Engineer, Drilling and Measurements

Schlumberger Oilfield Services / Mexico and Brazil
  • Direct the engineering aspects of well drilling projects for petroleum location, exploration and extraction.
  • Responsible for measurements to guide geosteering, formation evaluation and increase reservoir understanding for precise well placement.
  • Evaluation of the natural, technical and safety risks associated with project execution, assuring wellbore stability and integrity.
  • Coordinating rig activities with the client (real time service on a 24/7 business).
  • Working in a challenging environment, with limited resources and access, working with a multicultural team work and different languages.
  • Handling the pressure and responsibility inherent in a multi-billion dollars business, where adaptability is the key to ensuring job excellence.
  • Ensure compliance with Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) Requirements.
  • Mentoring and training Engineers in field activities.
Jul 2010Dec 2011

Structural Engineering Intern

Estadio 3, Structural Calculus / Brazil
  • Preliminary structural analysis and design of reinforced concrete in commercial and residential building structures.
  • Analysis of architectural and engineering projects to estimate material quantity requirements.
  • Provide field support to project execution.
  • Drawing inspection and correction.
Mar 2008Jul 2009

Civil Engineer Research Assistant

LAPAV, Asphalt and Pavement Laboratory - UFRGS / Brazil
  • Assisting PHD research projects, reporting, collecting and analysing data.
  • Responsible for execution of asphalt mixtures testing.

Education

Sep 2015Jul 2016

Project Management

British Columbia Institute of Technology

Associate Certificate 

Aug 2005Dec 2011

Bachelor of Civil Engineering

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul / Brazil

5 years course with emphasis on Structural Engineering.

Aug 2009Feb 2010

Exchange Program Civil Engineering Student

Politecnico di Torino / Italy

One semester studying Civil Engineering, focus on renewable energy technologies.

Skills

MS Project
AutoCAD/Inventor 3D
Microsoft Office Suite
ANSYS Workbench (Finite Element Analysis)

Interests

The single quality I value most in the people around me is integrity. Sports is my passion, such as surfing, tennis and snowboarding. On my spare time I enjoy traveling, to meet new people and experience new cultures.