Engineer Maintenance Planning and Control, Jubail United Petrochemicals Co, Capital & Turnaround Projects

START Date: 
May, 2008


I Floor, M&E Building, P.O. Box # 10085,

JubailIndustrial City– 31961,  

Kingdomof Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966-33444536 Cell: +966-595495932 / +966556518316.



Seeking a challenging position where my qualification experience and skill full knowledge contribute towards the growth and success of an organization.



§  B.E in Mechnical with 21 Year of Experince in Oil Refinery, Petrochemical, Power plant & Manufacturing Industry as a  Planning Engineer responsible for asset maintenance work process development; Plant Integrity & reliability methodologies development; maintenance planning & materials and logistics management with sound software knowledge of ERP system  (SAP/R3 Plant Maintenance and Material Management modules) combined with a strong background in the implementation of management systems standards like, ISO. And proficient EDMS software usage and having a good aknowledge of API, ASTM and ASME standards for equipment and piping materials. Well versed with Catalogging tools such as MESC / RAMIS / MDRM etc.


Technical Skills:


Expertise in maintenance; materials and planning of  preventive maintenance, routine maintenance  and shutdown maintenance of various plants involving diverse equipment range like single/multi stage centrifugal pumps, Sundyne pumps, centrifugal compressors, reciprocating compressors, vapor compression and vapor absorption chillers, fans, column/reactor internals, all types of exchangers, air fin coolers, reactors etc.


Education : -

B.E in Mechanical Engineering  from (Bangalore, Univercity), India.

PMP aspirant. PMI Member# 2121543.

Computer Knowledge:-


Project Management Software                -: PRIMAVERA Enterprise version P6

ERP(Enterprise Resources Planning)     -: MAXIMO, SAP(PM,MM), Datastream 7i, ORACLE 11.

ER-(Asset Management)                          -: MERIDIUM (RBI- Module)

Operating system                                         -: Win NT, XP, 2000,

Packages                                                       -:MDRM,RAMIS,MESC Cataloging Softwares

                Language                                                      -: FORTRON - 77

MS-Office                                                  -:  Excel, Word, Power Point Etc.


SPECIAL ACHIEVEMENT(Professional Training / Workshops)


§  End users In-house training on ERP package“ORACLE” ver 10 & 11, for MRP, WIP & Inventory Modules, at Zamil Airconditioners.


§  End user In-house training on DATASTREAM-7i for Computerized Maintenance Management System module at SWCC Al-Khobar.


§  12-Days taining at SABIC Training centre for PM Power User course.


§  EnterpriseAsset Management Training on MERIDIUM – RBI.(Risk Base Inspection)


§  12-Days taining at SABIC Training centre for Certified Costing Engineer Exam Preparation course.


§  PMP exam preparation course as per ANSI PMI PMBOK Guide 5th edition (35 hours ) from Higher College of Technology, Dubai UAE.


§  2 Days in-house training of SAP – PS Module For Shutdown Projects at SABIC Training centre.


Employment History

presently working in Jubail United Petrochemical Co(SABIC- Affiliates ).

As Engineer ( Maintenance Planning & Control ) ,from May 2008 to Till date.  

Jubail United Petrochemical the 17th affilliate of SABIC group, set up to produce 1350KTA of Ethylene, 1200KTA of Ethylene Glycol, 1300KTA of Linear Alpha Olefins.


§  Assigned to Central Planning Team of the Engineering and Maintenance function. Scope of responsibility is diverse and detailed below.


A. Procedures:

§  Part of the team responsible for preparing Business processes for the Asset Management Function.


B. SAP :

§  Analyze the data obtained from RCM / RBI / IPF exercise and prepare various plans and schedules  related to equipment changeover, preventive maintenance, Shutdown maintenance and condition monitoring of plant equipments.

§  Responsible for the preparation of Preventive maintenance plans of plant equipment in SAP with inputs from RCM / RBI / IPF exercise. This includes

1)       Preparation, validation and uploading of maintenance tasks lists in SAP.

2)       Preparation and grouping of maintenance items in SAP to schedule the preventive maintenance program of an equipment on the same day.

3)       Schedule maintenance plans in SAP to enable auto generation of PM Orders.

4)       Monitor progress on the produced maintenance plans through SAP and suggest requisite changes with action plans.

§  Identified and prepared required planner groups and work centers in SAP.

§  Assigned appropriate cost centers to equipment in SAP.


C. Maintenance / Turnaround Planning :

§  Preparation of Master Job list, organize job challenge sessions and freezing of Master job list.

§  Upon receipt, convert notifications into work orders in SAP.

§  Discuss the request with the issuer and execution supervisor to ensure that the scope and sequence of events is clear.

§  Identify service contracts, spare parts, materials and special tools required and perform the necessary transactions (Requisitions, Services Requests, etc.), in SAP system

§  Estimation of budget, take approval for the estimated budget, create WBS in SAP-PS module and coordination with Finance for allocation of budget.

§  Preparation of shutdown packages in the Planning Desk software (developed in house) for the freezed jobs, plan and arrange for all resources. The package includes

1)       All relevant documents required for the execution of the job like data sheet, marked up P&IDs, blind list, materials, services and execution plan

2)       Identification and necessary arrangement for procurement of materials.

3)       Identification of services required, preparation of scope of work / tender documents, arrange for site visits to potential contractors, technical evaluation of bids and finalizing the contract.

4)       Identification of special tools and procurement of the same

§  Followup with SABIC SMO for procurement of materials and services. Inspection of all materials received in warehouse for turnaround jobs.

§  Organize and participate in Job Safety Analysis for all turnaround jobs with contractors, maintenance, operations, safety departments.

§  Monitoring of budget with actual expenditure and take appropriate steps to control budget over-run.

§  Scheduling of shutdown / turnaround jobs in Primavera Enterprise version.

§  To assist execution team during shutdown and turn-around.

§  To monitor and update the progress of the shutdown / turnaround in Primavera Enterprise version.

D. General :

§  To assist manager in preparation of annual operating and capital budget.

§  To perform related special tasks or assignments as and when required.

§  Extensive use of SAP R/3 version ECC 6.0 PM and MM modules (Power User of PM module).

§  Dept. EHSS Co-ordinator to conduct monthly meeting; to track & report the Safety statistics & SHE related Incidents and its Impact etc.

Worked  in Arabian Petrochemical Co.(PETROKEMYA) -SABIC.

As a Maintenance Planner ,from May 2006 - May 2008.


Arabian Petrochemical Company referred to as "PETROKEMYA" is wholly owned by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation "SABIC". It was established in May 1981 at JUBAIL Industrial City to construct and operate petrochemical complex. PETROKEMYA currently consist of 03 Hydrocarbon  plants & 04 Polymer Plants and 01 Utility plant.


§  Review & check created notifications for proper parameters. Visit jobsite whenever required to determine job description accuracy and job requirements. 

§  Generating orders according to notification specification to the maintenance systems. Plans and estimates work orders by determining job requirements, breaking the job down into sequential steps/operations and identifying the materials, special tools and equipment required to do the job. 

§  Coordinates acquisition of resources with Materials, Equipment Services and others. Initiates a Service Order as required. Prepares weekly and daily schedules by reviewing backlog and coordinating work requirements with Operations. 

§  Provide appropriate support and assist in data gathering, preparation of maintenance support overhauling and preventive maintenance plans. Follow up with crafts on job sites.

§  Updates work order status as to whether jobs are workable or unworkable, percent completed, estimated completion date, reasons for delay and other pertinent information.

§  Close the job when completed by (TECO) the work order and remove it from the schedule.

§  Provides feedback on area performance by providing reports and monitoring charts on key indicators.

§  Participate in the preparation and arrangements of Major overhaul planning and scheduling process.

§  Participate in the review/update of maintenance job plans and standard procedures, generates pertinent reports.

§  Verify missing data components that are required in maintenance planning activities.

§  Participate in the preparation of top level hierarchy using standard codes.

§  Assist in the preparation of equipment spare parts lists. Participate in preparation and planning of Major Overhauls.

§  Creates /modify PM hierarchy and job plans.

§  Generate annual PM plans, analyze work load and reschedule the annual plans as discussed with line supervisor.

§  Recommend corrective actions to assure the data integrity

§  Prepare master and KPI reports for management review

§  Prepare and modify equipment hierarchy for plants facilities.

§  The development of a competent Maintenance team to support the short medium and long term requirements.

§  To enhance plant equipment integrity by an efficient planning support and achieving a minimum level of backlog work orders.

§  Maximizing uptime by minimizing intrusive maintenance and avoiding the need for equipment shutdowns. Executing cost effective cross functional maintenance.

Worked  in Gulf Farabi Petrochemical Co. (SABIC).

As a Material Standardization Engineer ,from Faburary 2006 – April, 2006.


GFPC is the manufacturer of N-PARAFINS & LINEAR ALKALINE BENZENE, consisting of various process units such as Prefractionation, Distillate Unionfining, Molex, Pacol, Pep, Detal, Hot oil, Utilities and Tankage. 


  • Update the Master Data in the CMMS inventory catalogue and insure its reliability.
  • To Manage, Maintain and Improve the ‘day-to-day’ maintenance and operation data integrity of the Catalogue in SAP including technical evaluations.
  • Monitor and manage the development and maintenance of Master data in the CMMS inventory catalogue and insure its reliability, robustness and quality.
  • Suggest and recommend material solutions and courses of action for procurement regarding Farabi Petrochemicals Co. materials requirements.
  • Assist and lead the evaluation and reviewing of conformity of requested parts against the required specification criteria to ensure accurate stock coding of the parts..
  • Act as technical expert for purchasing and review conformity of requested parts against the required specification criteria to ensure accurate stock coding of the part.
  • Attend and participate in team meetings and conferences; develop propose, and brief project plans for materials department.
  • Providing subject matter Technical engineering expertise and support and review technical work of juniors.
  • Analyse product failure rate. Assist in determining the source of problems and develop solutions.

·         Good understanding of Material standardization, cataloguing best practice in the Oil Gas and petrochemical industry.

  • Develop, prepare and present relevant reports to Supply chain manager as required.

Worked  in Saudi Aramco Lubricanting Oil Refining Co.

As a T/A MaintenancePlanner(Mechanical) ,from August 2005 – January, 2006.


Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. ( LUBREF) Jeddah is the joint venture of Exxon Mobil and Saudi Aramco. LUBREF uses Jeddah refinery waste crude oil as raw material to produce different grade Lubricants base oil through fractionate distillation process.  Various process units are VDU ( Vaccume Distillation Unit ), PDA ( Propane De-Asphalting area, FEU ( Furfural Extraction Unit ), MEK ( Methyle Ethyle Keytone area ).


Responsibilities as Turnaround Maintenance Planner.


  • Preparation of Turn around scope of work for all equipments, with required man-hours, material & cost estimates for each activity of each equipment.
  • Preparation of List of Material / Spares with accurate Purchase order Text for Turnaround.
  • Raising MR ( Material Request ) as per the required specifications in MAXIMO / ORACLE.
  • Various vendors quotations analysis with techno-commercial justification to finalize bids.
  • Preparation of Turnaround plans using Primavera Project Planner P3 or MS Project.
  • Proper Reading of Block Flow Diagram, Process Flow Diagram, MFD or P & I Diagram to locate each and every stream and equipment details.


Worked  in Saline Water Conversion Corporation, Al- Khober Plant.

As a MaintenancePlanner ,from February2002 – August, 2005.


SWCC Al-Khobar plant is a dual purpose power generation and desalination plant consists of


·         18 Multi stage Flash Evaporators for desalting sea water.

·         09 Power generation units with total capacity of  around 1100 MW per day.

·         Eastern Province Water transmission system with several major pumping stations.

·         Plant support utilities comprising of Gas Pressure Reducing Station, Lime plant, H2 plant, CO2 plant, CL2  plant, WTP and Sewage treatment plant etc.    


Nature of Responsibilities as MAINTENANCE PLANNER.              


·         Planning & Scheduling of Preventive maintenance / Corrective maintenance /     Modification / Upgrading or  Retrofitting / Calibration and Overhauling of plant equipments using various Project management Softwares.

·         Reviews and updates engineering drawings and blue prints relating to system modifications done   earlier, and  being carried out.

·         Performs mathematical calculations to calculate productivity of individual maintenance disciplines to ensure optimum utilization of plant resources, analyzing large equipment maintenance history data against chronic defects. 

·         Responsible for review and update Standard Job Instructions and periodicity of equipments PM with the consent  of Maintenance Engineer.

·         To attend weekly meetings of Maintenance Manager and Plant Manager and to prepare Minutes of the meeting.

·         To work towards increasing productivity by lengthening the mean time between failures (MTBF) and shortening the mean time to repair ( MTTR ).

·         Parts control by initiating Stock level revision, Stock replenishment, New stock material request, Inter-plant transfer voucher etc. to meet various scenarios from time to time, so that equipment is not down awaiting parts.