•Engineering, Maintenance and Projects,
•Facilities Electrical Engineering,
•Electrical Design and Construction Inspection of Oil & Gas Infrastructure.
Apr. 2003 to Present: Independent professional services, Maracaibo, Zulia •Senior Electrical Engineer- Leader of engineering and maintenance integral solutions for Electrical Supply Systems, in Industrial and Commercial Installations. Technical services provider on basic design, maintenance engineering, and elaboration of technical courses.
Mar. 2004 to Jan. 2010: Pöyry Infra S.A., Maracaibo, Zulia •Projects/ Inspection Engineer – Design reviewing and Inspection of Electrical Installation Works on Civil and Energy Subsystems of the Light Railway Transit Maracaibo System Project -STMM (Metro), Líne 1, First Section.
Mar. 2001 to Mar. 2003: PDVSA Ingeniería y Proyectos, Maracaibo, Zulia •Senior Electrical Engineer- Specialized Technical Assistance for Oil & Gas Production & Services Electrical Installations on-shore and offshore, leader of New Technologies Evaluation Groups in equipment maintenance and operation and specialist in Technical Committees with INTEVEP.
Jan. 1998 to Feb. 2001: PDVSA EPM Occidente, Lagunillas, Zulia •Operational Reliability Technical Advisor- Technical Assistance in Maintenance Engineering for Oil & Gas Production Installations and for Industrial Services providers, applying reliability based maintenance technologies and methods with multidisciplinary technical teams.
Dec. 1988 to Dec. 1997: MARAVEN DOP, Lagunillas, Zulia •Maintenance Technology Advisor- Technical Assistance in Electrical Maintenance for Oil & Gas Production Installations and Power facilities. •Leader of the Electrical Protection and Instruments Group- Supervision of Testing and Commissioning of Power Equipment and of Preventative Maintenance of Protective Relaying, Instrumentation and Battery Systems in Transmission Power System and Oil & Gas Production Installations.
Dec. 1984- Dec. 1988: COSA Ingenieros Consultores, Maracaibo, Zulia •Projects Engineer, Basic and Detailed Electrical Design, Supervision of manufacture, installation, testing and commissioning of indoor SF6 substation and other electrical equipment for an Industrial Power Station expansion. Jul. 1979- Feb. 1983: Consultores Occidentales, S.A., Maracaibo, Zulia •Projects Engineer, Detailed Electrical Design of substations and protection schemes for Utility Power Systems & Petro-chemical Installations.
•Diplôme d’Etudes Supérieures Spécialisées (DESS) on Production & Distribution of Energy, option Energy Development Planning, Université de Grenoble II (today Pierre Mèndes France)/ IEJE (today Laboratoire d’Economie de la Production et de l’Integration Internationale), Grenoble, France, 1984.
•Electrical Engineer, Universidad de Los Andes – Mérida, Venezuela, 1979
•Electrical Technician, Escuela Técnica Industrial de Maracaibo, 1971
In addition to his technical skills, he has the following special skills: •Handling of Technical Standards: National (FONDONORMA, PDVSA, COVENIN) and International (NEMA, ANSI/IEEE, UL, NFPA, API, OSHA, AWS, IEC, EN, BS). •Facilitation experience: Industrial Safety, Basic Electricity, Electrical Equipment Selection, Installation, Testing and Maintenance, Quality Assurance and Statistics, including coaching of electrical technician and electrical engineer personal. •Resources Administration: Position as Leader of Group Electrical Protection and Instrumentation during more than four years (1988- 1993), Temporary Leader of Group Electrical Protection (1995-1997) and of Group Operational Reliability (1998- 2000). •Training experience: •Computer: Windows Office, internet
•Colegio de Ingenieros de Venezuela (CIV), Member N° 24.171 since 1979 •Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Member 04041505, Industry Applications Society (IAS), 1980-86 thru 2003, 2006-, Temporary Official of IEEE Section Venezuela, Professional Activities, Apr-Sep. 2004. Valued IEEE Member for 25 years.