Contact Information

  • Harvy Jimenez
    (346) 420-0008

Description

Instrumentation and Control professional, with 15+ years of experience in maintenance, turnaround coordination, turnaround scoping, defining strategies, and scheduling activities for the oil and gas industry.

Location

Greater Houston Area, TX

Experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PLC Engineer 01/13/2020 - 03/05/2020
SURGE ENGINEERING US, LLC, Houston, TX
SURGE is an engineering firm whose premium services are a best fit for more challenging IC&E, automation projects and 3rd party QA/QC. (https://surge.engineering/)
• Project execution time was reduced approximately 10% through control and expeditious use of TriStation 1131 Software, which was used to force points on and off to test loops; open/close valves/solenoids, and force analog values to allow the DCS operators to observe and make sure the SIS functions are operating correctly.
• Implemented instructions to organize and manage the MIP (Mechanical Integrity Procedure) & MPP (Mechanical Protection Procedure) documents, which reduced loop checks delays by 10%.

Electrician 01/14/2019 - 10/11/2019
SOUTH TEXAS SPECIALTY WELDERS, LLC, Houston, TX
We provide contractors and companies with America's best skilled craftsmen. (http://www.southtxwelders.com/)
• Assembly execution time was reduced approximately 15% through teamwork and timely planning of activities. These included: fabrication of brackets, cable tray to installation, cable/flex into enclosure, routing of cable to the desired location in the control panel / junction box, and the fabrication of the conduit specific to the layout.

Turnaround I&C Coordinator 07/15/2003 - 12/31/2014
PETRÓLEOS DE VENEZUELA, S.A. PDVSA, Punto Fijo, Venezuela
Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. is the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company. It has activities in exploration, production, refining and exporting oil as well as exploration and production of natural gas. (http://www.pdvsa.com/)
• Executed over 30 facilities turnarounds, guaranteeing the quality of maintenance and reducing planned costs by 20%, through the application of appropriate procedures and established regulations, to contribute to the continuity and operational reliability of the instruments and process units.
• Restored the HF eviction system of the "Alkylation 1 Cardón" process unit, by maintaining 14 motorized valves and configuring the control logic; reducing planned costs by 15%, and generating an increase in the reliability and safety of the plant.
• Programming and implementation of a security system for industrial boilers, using Triconex TMR Technology equipment. This led to a 30% reduction of resource cost.
• Developed administrative procedure for the definition and consolidation of the Most Likely Scope (MLS), Final Work List (FWL), Post-mortem and Quality Dossier of major repairs of equipment and systems of Instrumentation and Control of the CRP process units, which reduced delays by 20% in consolidation and reports delivery.
• Implemented procedures of better strategies in the execution of major repairs of equipment and systems of Instrumentation and Control, which reduced turnaround delays by 15%.
• Developed conceptual engineering for recovery of the electronic and pneumatic instruments calibration workshop of CRP, which, when implemented, resulting in an improvement of repaired instruments reliability by over 20%.

ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

Internal Auditor 01/01/2015 - 10/26/2018
PETRÓLEOS DE VENEZUELA, S.A. PDVSA, Punto Fijo, Venezuela
• Development and control of the complete audit cycle, including risk management and the control management over the effectiveness of operations, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations. Obtain, analyze, and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flow charts, etc. Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results.

College Professor 03/01/2010 - 07/31/2011
National Experimental University of the Armed Forces (UNEFA), Coro, Venezuela
• Lecturer in charge of the Telecommunications Engineering Chair, teaching the following subjects: Electrical Networks I, Antennas and Propagation, Digital radio links.

Awards and Certifications

• SCRUM Foundation Professional Certificate (SFPC), CertiProf Education Management, 06/20/2020
• Primavera P6, Proyetech Consultores, 09/08/2020
• VAPA Venezuelan American Petroleum Association, Member, 09/14/2020
• NCCER. Instrument Technician. Card #: 22676530. Date: 09/25/2020

Skills

• Instruments Installation Standards
• Instruments Maintenance
• Turnaround Planning and Scheduling
• Turnaround Execution Coordination
• Primavera P6 Professional
• SAP, MS Office, MS Outlook, MS Project

Education

• Master of Science in Engineering Project Management, National Experimental University “Francisco de Miranda” (UNEFM), Punto Fijo, Venezuela, 11/25/2016

• Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering, National Experimental University of the Armed Forces (UNEFA), Maracay, Venezuela, 07/15/2002