Perception of Professional Attitude

A highly practical, energetic, motivated, confident and well organized technical professional with excellent assessment and analytical skills which help in making efficient strategic decisions, arrived at, after considering timelines and the gravity of the situation.

After working for almost three decades in a multi-cultural organization, I have gained the ability to adapt smoothly to diverse conditions and gained an insight of approaching ideas via new means of thinking. Exceeding the corporate expectations throughout the career became a trend by capitalizing on the experience and leveraging the systematic approach of tasks to meet the growth agenda of the organization.

Area of Expertise

Time has been a brilliant teacher to me, over the years, I have gained knowledge on eclectic fields and subjects and gained some unique qualities which enabled me to deal with my clients and handle my team efficiently and effectively.

I am exceptional at, but not limited to, the following

FEED & Detailed Engineering
Quality & HSE Management
Schedule & Budget Controls
Technical Deliverables
Quality Management
Process Engineering
Construction Management
Project Monitoring & Control
Management of Change (MOC)
Document Control & Management

Industrial Skills

Having spent almost 3 decades in the industry I am accustomed to handle any critical situation with accuracy and efficacy. Below are some of my area of expertise.

Skills Skills Skills
Project Management Project Monitoring & Control FEED & Detailed Engineering
Technical Deliverables Procurement/Sourcing Construction Management
Schedule & Budget Controls Value Engineering Process Engineering
Quality & HSE Management Management of Change (MOC) Staff Management
Document Control & Management Risk Management Team Building & Leadership

The Journey so far

It has been decades in the professional world; having worked in different positions, I have developed outstanding skill set to supervise different tasks.


Senior Project Manager

October 2013 – July 2016
Owel-Linkso Group,Nigeria

Project Engineering Manager

June 2011 – July 2013
Makon Engineering & Technical Services Ltd,Nigeria

Project Manager – Engineering

November 2008 – March 2011
Point Engineering Ltd,Nigeria

Area Team Leader

April 2007 – October 2008
Linde-KCA-Dresden GmbH, Germany & KSA

Senior Project Engineer

March 2006 – April 2007
WorleyParsons, Doha Qatar

Commissioning/Project Engineer

August 2004 – January 2006
Tecnimont, Milan Italy

Start-up & Production Specialist

May 2000 – October 2002

Production Engineer

October 2002 – July 2004
United Lube Oil Company (UNILUBE),Jubail KSA

Process Assistant

October 1993 – May 2000
Reliance Industries Ltd,India

Career Highlights

Detailed information about the specialization, scientific experience and knowledge which I added to my back pack in these 29 years of professional career.

Executive Summary

I am Versatile PMP qualified petrochemical engineer with 21+ years of rich experience . I am proficient in supervising all construction activities including providing technical inputs for methodologies of construction.

My Experience covers greenfield & brownfield projects in petrochemicals, platform modifications, tie-in skid and subsea structures. I am adept in completing projects as per schedules within budget by proper planning of activities & deploying resources.
I have expertise in managing deliverables through effective use of master document distribution matrix (MDDM) and document control management procedures. I am skilled in improving project performance through reviews & audits.

I possess in depth understanding regarding the preparation of project proposals, negotiating with clients, securing deals, strengthening customer relations, etc. I am an innovative, loyal & result-orientated professional with strong work ethic, integrity and excellent communication, planning & execution skills.

I am Well versed in software tools including Primavera P6, MS Project, AutoCAD, Bentley View, Navisworks, SmartPlant, Quality Management System (ICQMS) and Micro DMS .


  • M.Sc.–Project Management
  • University of Roehampton,London UK
  • expected graduation in 2017
  • Diploma in Petrochemical Technology
  • MS University of Baroda, Vadodara India
  • 1992

Trainings & Certificates

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Basic Fire Fighting, SABIC Fire Training Centre
  • Workshop on Safe Handling of Hazardous Chemicals
  • Offshore Survival & Safety Training Certificate, Qatargas
  • Training program at Product Application & Research Centre, RIL, Mumbai India
  • 1995 – 2000Training from Process Licensors – UOP ,DuPont & Avista
    RIL India
  • Vocational Training in Refinery units – atmospheric & vacuum crude distillation and hydrocracker units, Indian Oil Corporation India
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  • Project
  • Izombe Integrated Gas Processing Project ( – The objective of the project is total utilization of the stranded gas currently being flared at Chevron Texaco OML 53 and Addax OML 124. The proposed plant estimated to cost USD 135 million is designed to produce 200 T of LPG, 1000 barrels of condensate from feed gas of about 40 million standard cubic per day.
  • Responsibilities
    1. Led teams in the Dubai-UAE, Lagos Nigeria offices and Umutu project site in Nigeria and managed all engineering and site construction activities.
    2. Developed & implemented project plans, project controls and safety plans ensuring achievement of milestones within budget meeting safety requirements.
    3. Managed vendors & contractors, coordinated procurement & contracting and ensured on time availability at site of all materials and services.
    4. Administered contracts and coordinated change management process including negotiation and finalization of all variation orders.
  • Highlights
  • Successfully executed the brownfield project for debottlenecking of facilities on time, within budget with zero lost time incidents (LTI)
  • Developed local content and utilized over 95% locals in the project
  • Secured and executed a 5-year operation & maintenance (O&M) contract for the facilities.
  • Projects
  • Domestic Gas (DomGas) project – creation of facilities to treat & process gas from various fields for supply to power generation stations & industries Client: Shell Nigeria – Managed 7+ parallel sites with EPCM scope valued at USD 880 million
  • BIDDING and FEED for an offshore floating production storage & offloading (FPSO) project including topsides & subsea pipelines
  • Responsibilities
    1. Led a team of engineers & supervisors in the engineering office and construction sites managing all aspects of engineering, project planning, scheduling & controls, budgeting, quality & safety, contracting & change management
    2. Organized & led value engineering workshops to identify opportunities for improving project performance and reduce project costs.
    3. Spearheaded the development of all processes, procedures, flow charts and MOC documents for flawless execution of all project stages.
    4. Administered contacts and the change management process ensuring negotiation and finalization of variation orders protecting company interests
    5. ZADCO - Water Injection Project with M/s Technip
  • Highlights
  • Managed 7+ sites concurrently, ensuring on time, quality, within budget execution with zero LTI leading to award of 5 additional projects from Shell Nigeria
  • Projects
    1. OUR 42” Pipeline Phase 1 EPC Contractor: ZB JVL Asset Owner: Total Nigeria – FEED Review, detailed engineering & construction supervision
    2. Usan Deepwater Development Project EPC Contractor: Cameron Field Developed by: Chevron, ExxonMobil & Total – multidisciplinary team management for engineering related to manifolds, tie-in skid, subsea pipelines, flow lines & associated umbilical & riser lines. Led FEED review with local & Cameron team in the UK. Reviewed & approved weekly & monthly progress & man-hour reports, conducted risk analysis, managed contract & invoice changes, monitored critical milestones & reported KPI performance
  • Responsibilities
    1. Managed all engineering activities including preparation, review & control of engineering drawings (EDR) & manufacturing drawings (MDR).
    2. Supervised the project ensuring compliance with schedules, budgets, quality and safety and coordinated value engineering exercises to improve performance and reduce costs.
    3. Supported the marketing team with technical and project engineering inputs for bidding for new projects in Nigeria.
    4. Monitored team performance and ensured achievement of all key performance indicators (KPI) enabling maintenance of project milestones.
  • Highlight
  • Executed subsea engineering for the first time locally in Nigeria and completed all pipeline surveys in record time.

Personal Details

Date of Birth:15th December, 1972


Languages Known:English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi

References:Available on request

11/G, Saptagiri Duplex, Opposite Gateway Hotel, Akota Road, Vadodara, 300020, India

Mobile No:+91 9904601444, +919825745313

Phone:+91 265 2355519,


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Contact Info

Makrand S Kulkarni
Phone: +91 9904601444, +919825745313, +91 265 2355519