Updated: 07 April 2005
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American Society of Mechanical Engineers
B30 Committee Member (1986 - 1990)
1967 - "Maximum Reach" The crane operators hand book
B.S., Civil Engineering, Arizona State University, 1967
SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE:
Retired June 1999
Director of Construction Technology for the Fluor Daniel Irvine office.
Manager of Rigging over all the Fluor Daniel Rigging Offices worldwide.
Principal Rigging Engineer for Fluor Daniel assigned to the Dupont Singapore project; the Shell Refinery Projects at Rayong, Thailand and Rotterdam, Holland; and the Millstone Nuclear Power Plant at Waterford, Connecticut.
Vice President for Jake's Crane, Rigging & Transport International in charge of the Heavy Lift & Transportation Department.
Supervising Rigging Engineer, assigned to Fluor Constructor's Southern California Division, responsible for all rigging functions, both design and field operations, for the Cat Cracker Revamp in Benicia, California; UpGrader Project in Regina Saskatchewan, Canada; Hydrogen Revamp in Rodeo, California; Alki Addition in Lemont, Illinois; Flexi Coker addition in Rotterdam, Holland; grass roots LDP Plant in AI Jubail, Saudi Arabia; Refinery Expansion in Cilacap, Indonesia and Wilmington, California. Department Head of Fluor's rigging group in Irvine, California.
Rigging Superintendent, assigned to Fluor Constructor's Southern California Division, responsible for all rigging design and drawing preparation for the Sasol Project in Secunda, South Africa.
Assistant Rigging Superintendent for Fluor Constructors, assigned to the field and responsible for field design and all Gin Pole and heavy lifts on a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit addition in Garyville, Louisiana.
Site Superintendent/Rigging Engineer for Fluor Arabian Ltd, stationed at Dhahran North and traveling to the various jobsites throughout the eastern province of Saudi Arabia to supervise rigging and heavy lifts on a Gas Gathering Project.
Senior Field Construction/Rigging Engineer for Fluor Thyssen, responsible for field design and erection of all vessels and major equipment in Trains I and II in the South Process Area on a 200,000 grass roots Refinery Project in Esfahan, Iran.
Senior Field Construction/Rigging Engineer, assigned to Fluor Engineer's and Constructor's rigging department, Southern California Division, doing rigging design for the NIOC Project in Esfahan, Iran.
Engineer in Training, Crushing Superintendent, Grade Superintendent and Equipment Superintendent for Peter Kiewit Sons' Company in their Arizona Division.
Dozer, Scrapper, Shovel and Crane Operator
RETIRED: (June 1999 to Present)
INQUIPCO, Las Vegas, NV (1999 – 2000)
Fluor Canada, Fort McMurry, Canada (2000)
Mr. Crane, Orange, CA (2000 - 2002)
Dielco Crane and Rigging, Las Vegas, NV (2000 - 2002)
Fluor Corporation, Nanjing, PRC (2001 – 2004)
Made seven trips to Nanjing, PRC from Aug 2001 thru August 2004 for a total of 11 months on site. Initial requirement was to verify that an existing dock and a 600 Te luffing crane mounted on it would be capable of offloading 800 Te Vessels. Both were certified after a through inspection, repairing and load testing was accomplished. The remainder of the trips was to review offloading, transportation and erection plans of all subcontractors on site, and to monitor the actual lifts.
FLUOR DANIEL. INC. (1991 - June 1999)
DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY (July 1997 - June 1999)
Responsible for providing personnel and specialized services to all operating companies for
Constructability, Welding, NDE, Rigging, QC, Material Management, Industrial Engineering, Training, Methods, Automation and R& D.
MANAGER OF RIGGING (1995 - June 1999)
Responsible for Fluor Daniel rigging departments in all offices worldwide.
PRINCIPAL ENGINEER (1991 - 1995)
Oil Refinery Expansion Shell Oil
(1995) Rotterdam, Netherlands
Responsible for rigging input for the request for the heavy lift proposal, technical evaluation of the heavy lift proposals, review/approval of the heavy lift rigging and transportation plans, supervised load out in Japan and erection at site for the 1325 tonne HCU reactor. The reactor was off loaded from the ocean going ship by a 2000 tonne revolver crane mounted on a heavy lift ship and set on self propelled modular transporters, moved to the foundation, and erected using two 66 meter high towers and four 600 tonne strand jacks.
Nylon pellet plant Dupont
(1994) Singapore, Asia
Responsible for the review/approval of stowage, transportation and rigging drawings, supervised the load out at the fabrication yard in Batangas, Philippines, onto a heavy lift ship, the off loading at Singapore from the heavy lift ship onto self propelled modular transporters positioned on barges, the off loading from the barges at the site, the transportation to the foundations and the erection of 18 equipment modules that ranged in weight up to 2000 tonnes. All modules were off loaded in Singapore using ships gear except for the 2000 tonne module, which was a ro/ro operation between the ship and the barge.
Grass Roots Oil Refinery Shell Oil
(1993 - 1994) Rayong, Thailand, Asia
Responsible for all rigging functions, i.e. transportation and lifting studies, prepared an estimate for the total costs of transporting and erecting all plant equipment over 30 tons which was used in conjunction with a total lump sum job estimate, prepared a request for proposal and assisted in the bid evaluations for a heavy lift contractor, designed the lifting attachments for all plant equipment (heaviest was a 1266 metric ton reactor), reviewed the contractors rigging drawings, and prepared a design and cost estimate for a temporary dock for off loading heavy plant equipment at the site. Supervised erection of heaviest plant equipment at the site.
CCR Project Ashland Oil Company
(1993) Catlettsburg, Kentucky
Responsible for all rigging functions, both home office design and field operations.
Millstone II, SGRP North East Utilities
(1991 - 1992) Waterford, Connecticut
Responsible for all rigging functions, both design and field operations for replacing two steam generators and associated equipment at Millstone Nuclear Power Plant.
JAKE'S CRANE, RIGGING & TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL. LAS VEGAS. NV (1988 - 1990)
Responsible for Engineering, Fabrication, Transportation and Erection of Rigging related work.
FLUOR CONSTRUCTORS. INC. (1976 - 1987)
Cat Cracker Revamp EXXON USA
(1987) Benicia, California
Responsible for all Rigging functions; i.e., made transportation and lifting studies, assisted in making lump sum estimates for Turnaround work, wrote specifications for final transportation and lifting equipment selection (a Lampson LTL-660 for lifting and Goldhoffer pull type transporters for transportation from Fabrication yard to lift site), designed lifting attachments, prepared rigging drawings, supervised the LTL-660 assembly and disassembly, the vessel transportation and the erection of the vessels. Heaviest lift was 10' diameter x 12' diameter x 165' long x 175 ton, set at 150' radius.
Heavy Oil UpGrader New Grade Energy, Inc.
(1986 - 1987) Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Loaned to Fluor Canada Constructors, Inc. Responsible for all rigging functions; i.e., making transportation and lifting studies, making lifting equipment recommendations, assisted in preparing "Request for Quotes" and the bid evaluations, wrote specifications for final lifting equipment selection (Lampson LTL-1200 for offloading at Port of Duluth and a Lampson LTL-900 for erecting at site), lifting attachment design, rigging drawings, supervised LTL-1200 assembly at port and off loading reactors, supervised LTL-900 assembly and erection of 830 ton reactors at site. Provided coordination between Fluor, Jumbo Ship Lines, Combustion Engineering (reactors were transported from Duluth by CE Power's 880 ton Schnabel Car), BN and CP Railroads and the Port of Duluth.
Hydrogen Revamp Unocal Corporation
(1986) Rodeo, California
Responsible for all rigging functions on this project, i.e., made transportation and lifting studies, assisted in making a lump sum estimate for the Turnaround work, wrote specifications for final transportation and lifting equipment selection (Lampson LTL-350 for erection at site and dollies for transportation from dock to site), designed lifting attachments, prepared rigging drawings, and supervised the offloading at dock, transportation to site, LTL-350 assembly and the erection of the vessels. Heaviest vessel was 6' diameter x 12' diameter x 155' long x 200 ton.
A1ki Addition Unocal Corporation
(1985) Lemont, Illinois
Responsible for all rigging functions, i.e., completed transportation and lifting studies, made transportation and lifting equipment recommendations, prepared "Request for Quotes" and assisted in bid evaluations, wrote specifications for final transportation and lifting equipment selection (Dollies for transportation and Lampson LTL-1200 for erection), prepared an estimate for the total costs of transporting and erecting all heavy vessels, which was used in conjunction with a total lump sum job estimate, lifting attachment design, rigging drawings, supervised load out, barging, offloading and erection operations in the field. Heaviest vessel was 12' diameter x 160' long x 500 ton, set at 143' radius.
Flexi Coker Addition Esso Corporation
(1984) Rotterdam, Netherlands
Responsible for all rigging operations, i.e., completed transportation and lifting studies, made transportation and lifting equipment recommendations, assisted in preparing Request for Quotes and in the bid evaluations, wrote specifications for final equipment selection (Goldhoffer Rubber-Tired Transporters for transportation and a 82m high by 40m long, 1,000 ton capacity A-Frame for erection), lifting attachment design, rigging drawings preparation and supervised assembly and testing of the A-Frame, offloading, transportation and erection operations at the site. Heaviest vessel was 40' diameter x 100' high x 600 ton.
Grass Roots LDP Plant Exxon Corporation
(1983) Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
Responsible for all rigging functions, i.e., making transportation and lifting studies, making transportation and lifting equipment recommendations, assisted in preparing Request for Quotes, wrote specifications for final transportation and lifting equipment selection (Self -propelled Scheurle Trailers for load out at Okpo, Korea, Wisjmuller's Super Servant Ships (3) for transporting modules to the site, and a Hydraulic Jacking System for lowering modules on to the foundations), lifting attachment design, preparing rigging, transportation, and stowage drawings, and supervising the load out of modules in Okpo, Korea. Heaviest module was 75' wide x 75' long x 50' high x 1,375 tons.
Refinery Expansion Project Pertamina National Oil Company
(1982) Cilacap, Indonesia, Asia
Refinery Expansion Project Champlin Oil
(1982) Wilmington, California
Assigned to the Southern California Division as Department head of the rigging group, supervising all rigging functions, i.e., transportation and lifting equipment recommendations, lift attachment design, preparation of transportation and rigging drawings, making training films for riggers, and assisted the field rigging superintendents at each jobsite with all heavy lifts. Heaviest lift was 32' diameter x 285' long x 1,169 ton crude column, lifted by two AMl1320 guy derricks.
Grass Roots Refinery, SASOL II South African Oil and Gas Corp. (1980 – 1981) Secunda, South Africa
Assigned to the Southern California Division, responsible for all rigging design and drawing preparation for the Sasol Project. One or two AMl1310 Guy Derricks made all of the heavy lifts. Also assisted field-rigging superintendents on other projects with all heavy lifts.
FCCU Addition Marathon Oil Company
(1979) Garyville, Louisiana
Responsible for all field design and for all pole and heavy lifts on this Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit addition. Heaviest lift was a 32' diameter x 140' long x 730 ton crude column lifted by 4 gin poles.
Gas Gathering Project Arabian American Oil Company
(1978) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Site Superintendent/Rigging Engineer, stationed at Dhahran North and traveling to the various jobsites throughout the Eastern Province to supervise rigging and heavy lifts on a Gas Gathering Project.
Grass Roots Refinery 200,000 BID National Iranian Oil Company (1977) Esfahan, Iran
Responsible for field rigging design and erection of all vessels and major equipment in Trains I and II of South Process Areas on a 200,000 BID Grass Roots Refinery Project. Supervised the assembly of the AM9310 Guy Derrick and all heavy lifts. Heaviest lift was 12' diameter x 60' long x 275 ton.
NIOC Project National Iranian Oil Company (1976) Esfahan, Iran
Assigned to the Chief Field Construction/Rigging Engineer at Irvine, California handling rigging design and engineering problems for the NIOC Project at Esfahan, Iran.
PETER KIEWIT SONS' COMPANY
(1968 - 1975) Arizona Division, Phoenix, AZ
Engineer in Training, Crushing Foreman. Crushing Superintendent, Grade Superintendent and Equipment Superintendent constructing highways.
PRIVITE PILOT’S LICENSE (1972)
CRANE OPERATOR (1958 - 1967)
SHOVEL OPERATOR (1957)
DOZER AND SCRAPPER OPERATOR (l955 - 1956)