2014 Chevron Wheatstone
Recruited and developed Records Information Management and Graphics Development
staff, also transferred skills to staff who will do site training.
Defined functional requirements for global intranet "communities of practice",
took part in selection of software, did mockup of interface, trained moderators
and monitored T@P usage.
2010 TurkmenGaz South
Yoloten Gas Field
Mentored company surveyors on integration of field survey, GPS data and
satellite imagery. Involved graduate field project engineers in client technical
2008 - 2009 KBR Houston
Operations Center, TX
mentoring program and training. Updated layout, links and
expanded content for Project Definition Portal site.
for CARE committee to advise on better employee communication & retention.
2002- 2008 University Adjunct, DC, WA, TX<
At American University advised on development of a
Professional Sciences Master
degree. At Western Washington University taught “Introduction
to Planning” and “GIS”. At Rice U advised on ChE
Design Curriculum re-accreditation.
DynCorp (later CSC), Washington DC
As one of few professional engineers supporting the EPA
Oil Spill Program, I was a
technical advisor to 30+ DynCorp Work Assignment Managers. Supplemented one-on-one meetings with development of collaborative
tools and brown bags
1997 Korea Gas LNG Design Staff
After a fatal explosion at an LNG vaporization facility, KoGas arranged for
Mobil Global HSE to have me train their supervisor level engineers to
understand codes and standards such as API, ASME, ASTM, rather than apply by
rote. High-level training included outlining how & when to systematically
conduct different types of hazard analysis
1995-1998 Mobil Global EH&S, Fairfax, VA
Manager for "GENIE" (Global EHS Network Information Enabler) I supervised
developing an IT system to support best-practices, just-in-time decision making
for EHS throughout all Mobil divisions. Then traveled to
train staff at Mobil regional HQs on multiple continents. “GENIE”was then generalized to “BestNet”
for all best practice sharing.
As a Lotus
Premier Business Partner, tested an organizational skills
profile/query/experience timeline Lotus Notes system,
a sophisticated tool differentiating length of assignment, work-group vs solo contributor, customer interaction skills
HSE Staff Training at MRDC
After 1990 Earth summit in Rio, Indonesian’s
President realized Pertamina had no Corporate HSE group, therefore no
company-wide consistent procedures, practices or training. Mobil was chosen as
the best operator in Indonesia, and was contracted to train 60 Pertamina staff
every six months. I taught them about hazard analysis methods and tools.
Mobil Research & Development, Princeton NJ
Appointed as Process liaison to University
“Co-Op” students who spent a semester at MRDC. Paired
them up with a supervising engineer who assigned their work. Held monthly breakfast meetings to provide them advice about
resource people and/or prior project documents that could inform them on
specific issues on their current work.
New Zealand Synthetic Fuels, Waitara,
Recruited by Mobil into this $1.2 billion Gas-to-Liquids joint
My initial role for six months prior to startup was training nine new graduates
from all engineering disciplines. They were each assigned an area of the
complex to work in for a month before rotating to another area. Every Friday I
would have them for a day teaching them about all the technical details of one
unit, then took their questions arising from their individual
In later years I ran the summer intern program – gave them
real short-term projects. At the end of ten weeks they submitted a written
report, also presented in five minutes to senior management team. Most of our
graduate hires came from this group.
Auckland University Dept. of
Brought back to strengthen their design capability for N.Z
Changed the approach to the senior year Design Project.
Each team of four was assigned a different process industry plant, with the
same set of project deliverables. Each
team chose a leader whom I met with weekly on their group’s issues. During
their six-hour design studio session I would give short lectures on the
milestone phase they were in & spend the rest of the time going to each
PetroMAS Engineering, Friendswood, TX
process engineering software, tested it with staff experts and trained all
process staff in their proper use. Also standardized CAD templates through participation in
1.0 working collaboratively with Brown& Root, DOD and CAD vendors.
Brought IGES developed interface standards back to PetroMAS, and trained our