Basic Info

Usama Kodzhak

More than 15 years

Calgary, Canada

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Mechanical Engineering Area Lead at SYNCRUDE CANADA LTD

Experience Details

Mechanical Engineering Area Lead

Operations/Management, Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical

Manager

• Controlling and Giving work direction on daily basis to mechanical engineering, operation and maintenance teams, resulting in reduction of downtime by 12%,
• Providing technical engineering support to the Operations and Maintenance personnel regarding design, selection, maintenance, troubleshooting and long term reliability of mechanical equipment, achieving 10% reduction in maintenance budget & up to 25% increasing Main Time Between Failure MTBF,
• Developing & Reviewing Engineering packages, drawings, mechanical designs calculations, material specifications,
• Coordinating the collection of data to analyze efficiency of Syncrude Reliabilities programs and maintenance strategies,
• Leading the development of maintenance strategies,
• Maintaining Technical Specifications for Mechanical Equipment,
• Preparing detailed engineering packages for construction and repair of pressure vessels equipment and piping,
• Leading & Facilitating RCM( Reliability Center Maintenance), FMEA ( Failure Mode Effective Analysis), RCFA ( Route Cause Failure Analysis) and FCA ( Functional Criticality Analysis) as required,
• Using Reliability findings and investigations to advise and confirm with Consultants, Contractors and Maintenance team on alternative Design/Repair Solutions;
• Maintaining knowledge of applicable regulations, industry trends, and technical developments in the mechanical equipment field,
• Monitoring team’s performance to ensure work is completed in an efficient and effective way,
Maintenance & Lifting Engineering Team Lead 2010 to 2011
• Provided work direction to Lift - Engineering Team on daily basis,
• Interfaced with users to produce a quality lift planning product,
• Reviewed and approved engineered lift studies and lift plans to ensure compliance and quality,
• Liaised with user groups on legislative rules and regulations regarding hosting,
• Coordinated the collection of data to analyze efficiency of Syncrude Mobile Crane fleet,
• Developed cost estimates for hoisting aspects of jobs,
• Assisted and provided input on technical matters within the lifting team,
• Monitored team’s performance to ensure work is completed in an efficient and effective way,
• Managed Rigging Warehouse, 25% reduction of spares as result of running Risk Spares Analysis (RSA)


Company Details

SYNCRUDE CANADA LTD (multinational)

Fort McMurray, Canada

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

N/A

Apr 2010 to Jul 2015 (5 years 3 months)
Mechanical Engineer at SUNCOR ENERGY INC

Experience Details

Mechanical Engineer

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Installation/Maintenance/Repair

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Design, repair and alteration of piping, pressure vessels, tanks, flares and transfer pumps,
• Extensive interpretation of divisional, corporate and industry standards, ASME SEC. II, VIII, XI, B31.3, NACE standards, API standards,
• Responsible for mechanical engineering for tank farm, flare plant, vapor recovery unit and some sour water treatment facilities, as a result Zero Downtime was achieved,
• Prepared engineering work scope, day to day tasks, supervised repairs in the field and managed to reduce downtime up to 10%
• Shared team responsibility for turnaround and shutdown repairs & upgrades design scopes and oversaw execution of the scopes, resulting in reducing up to 5% of Turnaround budgets,
• Design upgrade lead ( Management of Change), Coordinating electrical, instrumentation & control systems engineering teams in conjunction with mechanical design,


Company Details

SUNCOR ENERGY INC (multinational)

Canada

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

N/A

Aug 2009 to Apr 2010 (8 months)
Maintenance Consultant at DATABANK MKS INC

Experience Details

Maintenance Consultant

Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Operations/Management

Manager

• Analyzed, consulted developed and implemented Enterprise Asset Management Strategies.
• Advised on the operations, reliability and maintenance strategies appropriate for optimal asset performance.
• Planned of activities according to the Plant Shutdown Strategy and Reliability Centered Maintenance.
• Provided and developed strategies to improve scheduling and execution of maintenance activities.
• Investigated mechanical failures or/ and unexpected maintenance problems
• Analyzed operation’s workload and maintenance activities to generate optimum production and maintenance schedules,
• Implemented preventive, predictive and proactive maintenance strategies.
• Developed and Conducted Reliability Opportunity Improvement Process (ROI), Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA / FMECA), Root Cause Analysis (RCA / RCFA), Reliability Modelling and Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCC), RBI and Integrity Management and CMMS.
• Optimized plant, field equipment and processes to maximize equipment capacities and minimize operating costs;
• Provided recommendations and developed strategies to reduce maintenance & operational budgets.
• Provided input to ensure equipment reliability on new capital projects;
• Certified projects, insured performance specifications are in compliance with regulatory requirements;
• Trained and developed strategies to consolidate the use of the CMMS for the Operations and Maintenance departments,


Company Details

DATABANK MKS INC

Canada

11-50 employees

Engineering Services, Energy and Utilities, Oil and Gas

N/A

May 2008 to Aug 2009 (1 year 3 months)
Maintenance Manager at GEFEST INDUSTRIAL LDT

Experience Details

Maintenance Manager

Operations/Management, Installation/Maintenance/Repair, Manufacturing/Production

Manager

• Planned and managed facilities’ operation and maintenance budget, was able to save on maintenance budget up to 15%,
• Led projects involving installation, modification, and renovation of production equipment, as result the execution time of the projects were reduced up to 10%,
• Collaborated with company contractors to ensure customer needs were met,
• Conducted safety auditing and field education training, achieving ZERO recordable injuries,
• Supervised production and maintenance employees by determining workloads and schedules; developed interpreted and implemented policies and procedures; evaluated staff.
• Hired, and trained of employees,


Company Details

GEFEST INDUSTRIAL LDT

Canada

11-50 employees

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

Nov 2007 to May 2008 (6 months)
Maintenance Supervisor at Cargill Meat Solutions

Experience Details

Maintenance Supervisor

Operations/Management, Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical

Manager

• Planned and managed facility’s maintenance budget and reduced budget by 15%.
• Supervised maintenance staff (up to 12 mechanics) by determining workloads and schedules; developed, interpreted and implemented policies and procedures; evaluated staff and made hiring and termination recommendations, achieved zero turn over.
• Developed and maintained floor equipment preventative maintenance programs with zero down time.
• Led projects involving installation, modification, and renovation of production equipment,
• Collaborated with plant contractors to ensure customer needs were met,
• Conducted safety auditing and field education training with zero Safety Index,


Company Details

Cargill Meat Solutions

Canada

More than 1000 employees

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

Dec 2005 to Nov 2007 (1 year 11 months)
Maintenance Manager at ARNIKAR PRODUCTION

Experience Details

Maintenance Manager

Operations/Management, Engineering - Mechanical/Electrical, Manufacturing/Production

Manager

• Planned and managed projects, created time schedules and estimated the cost of equipment to reduce implementation time by 25%.
• Proactively adhered to condition based “predictive maintenance”. Provided guidance to industrial maintenance crews as a result the maintenance expenses were reduced by 20%.
• Supervised the engineering-technical personnel and developed the major directions for company’s activities.
• Controlled, tested and implemented the new technological equipment.
• Conducted studies and implemented programs to determine optimum inventory levels for production and to allow optimum utilization of machinery, materials and resources.
• Established programs and performed studies to enhance industrial health and safety identify and correct fire and other hazards which result in 80% sustainable decrease in the rate.
Maintenance Engineer 1994 to 1998
• Controlled the technical condition of the equipment and mechanism (company’s equipment includes cargo-elevating mechanisms, cranes of 1-5 ton capacity, metal processing lathes and technological equipment) as a result maintenance costs were reduced by ~ 25%.
• Designed technical drawings and specifications for parts and units of the production lines such as bag making, plastic sheet extrusion and bottling machines. Developed the production technological charts, resulting in reduced expenses by 12%.
• Planned and implemented changes to machinery and equipment, production systems and methods of work,
• Supervised the work of the mechanical maintenance section,
• Performed research and determined the faults in functioning of the company’s technological equipment,
• Prepared the technical drawings and specifications for production of parts and units at the mechanical assembling section, developed the production technological charts,
• Adhered to labour safety rules and oversaw equipment operation,


Company Details

ARNIKAR PRODUCTION

Russian

51-100 employees

Manufacturing, Engineering Services

N/A

Mar 1994 to Oct 2005 (11 years 7 months)

Education

Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

Education Details

Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Kabardino-Balkaria State University, Russian

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Kabardino-Balkaria State University
1985 - 1989

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

Project Management Training

Apr 2013

Keyano College

The Basics of Project Management.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

API StandardsASMEAnalyticalArabicAutoCADDetails-orientedEnergy And UtilitiesEngineering ServicesEnglishFMEAFood And Beverage ProductionInstallationLeaderMS Visual C++MaintenanceMaintenance ConsultantMaintenance ManagerMaintenance SupervisorManagementManufacturingMaximoMechanical EngineerMechanical EngineeringMechanical Engineering Area LeadMicrosoft OfficeOil And GasOperationsOrganizerPipe LinesProductionProject Management TrainingPumpsRCAReliabilityRepairRussianSAPSUNCOR ENERGY INCSYNCRUDE CANADA LTDTeam Player

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Russian

Russian

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office

: Advanced

: High

:

More than 7 years

Maximo

Maximo

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

ASME

ASME

: Advanced

: Medium

:

3-5 years

AutoCAD

AutoCAD

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

MS Visual C++

MS Visual C++

: Intermediate

: High

:

1-3 years

SAP

SAP

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

API Standards

API Standards

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Maintenance

Maintenance

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Reliability

Reliability

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Pumps

Pumps

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

RCA

RCA

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

FMEA

FMEA

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Pipe Lines

Pipe Lines

: Advanced

: Medium

:

More than 7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Leader, Organizer, Details-oriented, Team Player

Online Presence

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