Lobo - Mechanical Technician - Thane, MH, India

Melwyn Lobo

Thane, MH, India


Mechanical Technician


I possess 18 years’ of experience in Maintenance Operations, Erection/ Commissioning, Quality Assurance & Man Management in countries like Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. Apart from my normal duties, I was also a Mentor to the National Trainees, undergone SVQ training and am working towards my A1 certifications.Preferred fields are oil and gas (onshore / offshore), Refineries, Petrochemicals, and power plants.

Work History

Mechanical Specialist

Dubai Petroleum Establishment

February 2008 - November 2012

Responsibilities include;

Responsible for Corrective as well as Predictive / Preventative maintenance of various equipments like GEC Frame 3 turbine driven Elliot gas compressors, RR Avon turbine (1535 mod-200) driven Dresser Clark DJ-160 gas compressors, Cooper Bessemer gas compressors, Solar (Saturn / Centaur) GSC 4000 Series turbine driven generators, DC 990 Garrett turbine driven Dresser Clark DJ - 50 gas compressors, Gear boxes such as Lufkin, Philadelphia, GE etc, Caterpillar gas engines / diesel engines, Cummins diesel engines, Sea water lift pumps, Sump pumps, Fire water pumps, Chemical injection pumps, Gardner Denver screw compressors / Ingersoll Rand Instrument Air compressors, 3 Phase Separators, Pig launchers and receivers, Heat exchangers, Well head valves (Xmas Tree) etc.

Company / Employer Position / Nature of job Period Year

Senior Mechanical Technician

Qatar Chemicals Ltd

January 2006 - January 2008

Responsibilities include;

Worked in the Ethylene/ Sulfur dept. as a Senior Mechanical technician, involved in the day to day activities associated with process plant maintenance. Responsible for the maintenance of rotating and static equipments such as Cracked Gas compressors, Ethylene and Propane centrifugal compressors (Mitsubishi - Centrifugal Multistage 3 Casing), Steam turbines (Elliot, Coppus, Shin Nippon), Ethylene / Nitrogen Turbo expanders, Gear boxes (Lufkin), Reciprocating compressors (Neumann Esser) Centrifugal Pumps (Ebara, KSB, IDP, Gould's etc), Static equipments like Furnaces, Dryers, columns, heat exchangers, all types of valves etc.

Company / Employer Position / Nature of job Period Year

Rotating equipment Technician, seconded to Qatar Chemical Ltd. Qatar

Qatar Engineering and Technology

January 2003 - January 2006

Responsibilities include;

Working for Qatar Chemicals Ltd. Qatar, Central workshop and involved in repair and refurbishment of various Rotating and Static equipment. Like pumps (Centrifugal, Reciprocating and Rotary) - Ebara, Ingersoll Dresser, KSB, Goulds, Sundyne, Nikkisso, Lawrence, Sulzer etc.
Compressors - (Centrifugal, Reciprocating) like Mitsubishi, Neumann & Esser, & Cooper- Bessemer etc. Gear Boxes (Lufkin), Static equipments like various types of Valves, Safety and Pressure Relief, Gate, Globe, Butterfly, Pressure and Vacuum etc., heat exchangers, Turbo expanders etc.
Hands on experience on Schenk CAB 802 Balancing machines and Kemet Lapping machines. etc.

Company / Employer Position / Nature of job Period Year

Senior Gas Turbine Technician, seconded to Thomassen Intl., Oman

Energy Services Intl

August 2000 - April 2002

Responsibilities include;

Periodic, Preventative and Predictive maintenance, (Combustion Inspections, Hot Gas Path Inspections and Major Overhauls) and regular maintenance of Gas Turbines, GE, (Frame V and VI) on all the Power Generation Stations (North and South Oman) in the Petroleum Development of Oman.

Company / Employer Position / Nature of job Period Year

Rotating equipment Technician

S.H. Behbehani and sons Co

March 1993 - April 2000

Responsibilities include;

My duties involved in various Erection and Maintenance contracts for companies such as Kuwait National Petroleum Corporation, Kuwait Oil Company, Distillation and Desalination Projects for Ministry of Electricity and Water etc.

Company / Employer Position / Nature of job Period Year

Process Technician

Oriental Solvent Extract

March 1990 - February 1993

Responsibilities include;

My duties involved trouble shooting, overhaul and maintenance of all process plant rotating equipments such as Pumps, Compressors, and static equipments such as reactors, vessels, exchangers, coolers, Valves etc.

General Area
• Proven competence in the installation, commissioning, trouble shooting and preventive maintenance of Rotating and Static equipment.
• Skilled at building strong team environments, fostering open communications, prompting concepts of integrity, quality and teamwork.
• Excellent command over English, Good communication and interpersonal skills. Possess good computer skills. Having good working knowledge in MS Office - Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Can carry out the responsibility of a Lead Technician/Supervisor.
• Mentoring National Trainees, undergone SVQ training, am working towards my A1 certification.
• Can easily interpret various P&ID, plant drawings, machine drawings, equipment layout drawings and schematic drawings.
• Very well conversant with the PTW (permit to work) system and LOTO (lock out - tag out - Try) safety procedures followed in oil and gas refinery plants.
• Undergone trainings in John Crane Mechanical seals (Dry Gas and Wet seals), SKF Bearings, Rotating Equipment Reliability Optimization etc.
• Can perform Alignments on Fixtur-Laser Shaft 200, Opta Align, Reverse Alignment & Rim- Face Method.
• Undergone extensive orientation & training programmes in H2S, SCBA, Fire Fighting, First- Aid, Fire Watch, and Confined space Hole Watch etc.
• Undergone BOSIET (Basic Offshore Induction & Emergency Training which included Safety Induction, Helicopter Safety & escape, Sea survival, Elementary First Aid, Firefighting & Self Rescue and Lifeboat from OPITO. Certification valid till 18/03/2016.
• Well versed in the use of Computerized Maintenance management System like SAP/R3 and Maximo, used in the oil and gas industries.
• As a member of Process Safety Management team, involved in preparation of...

Qualifications & Certifications

HSc (Science)

R.Jhunjhunwala College, Mumbai University

Mechanical Maintenance

Institute / College / Company

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