Chief Telecommunications Engineer Last Updated: 12th September 2019 (12 days ago)
Address
Singapore
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Gender
Male
Qualification Level
Masters
Languages
Chinese, English, Malay

Summary

My core skills are:
• Design and engineering of voice, data and video Telecommunications Systems for Oil & Gas, Marine, Railway and Telco Industries.
• More than 34 years Telecommunications experience, with 14 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas sector in Telecommunications Systems Integration.

Leading and managing Telecommunications Systems design teams with respect to Oil and Gas projects both on and off shore, shipyards, EPCs, operators and ship owners, for projects based in Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Iran), South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar) and Far East (China, South Korea, Japan). Clients have included: Aramco, Fluor, Technip, McDermott, Petrofac, Bumi Armada, Swire Pacific and Grupo R.

Example projects I have been involved with are Bohai Phase II Development Project for Fluor (above US$30M for Telecom Systems), South Pars Gas Field Development Phase 12 for DSK JV (above US$30M for Telecom Systems).

Proven strengths in
• Leading and managing Telecommunications Systems design teams (FEED & EPC) Oil and Gas Projects.
• Preparation of technical sales proposals & quotations of integrated Telecom Systems in the Oil & Gas Industry.
- Bohai Phase II Development Project for Fluor (above US$30M for Telecom Systems).
- South Pars Gas Field Development Phase 12 for DSK JV (above US$30M for Telecom Systems).
• Preparation and submission of tender proposals & quotations of Navigation & Communication Systems for vessels (FPSO/FSO, barges, AHTSV, drillship, jackup rig, PSV, semi submersible rig) in the Marine Industry.
- Transocean GRS drillship for DSME(4 firmed + 6 optional). Under S$10M for 4 drillship communication package.
• Design of communication systems for MRT Industry.
• Technical support and Trainer for 3M fibre optic products in the Asia Pacific region.
• Construction and commissioning of Intelsat and Palapa satellite earth stations.

Telecommunications Systems knowledge includes PA/GA, PABX, CCTV, Radio, Security access and monitoring systems, FIDS, ACS, LAN/WAN, Entertainment systems, Transmission systems, VSAT, Structured cabling, Microwave, Radar, Master Clock, Meteorological, NDB, Video conference, Marine systems.

Education

National University of Singapore Master of Science (Electrical Engineering)
   Dec 1996 — Jan 2000
Master of Science (Electrical Engineering)
National University of Singapore Master of Business Administration
   Jul 1991 — Jun 1994
Master of Business Administration
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering
   Oct 1978 — Jul 1981
Bachelor of Engineering with First Class Honours in Electronic Engineering

Experience

Foster Wheeler / Amec Foster Wheeler / Wood Chief Telecommunications Engineer
   Sep 2014 — Apr 2018
Responsible for the technical direction of the Telecoms Group and act as the technical focus for the Telecoms Group, including project set-up, execution, close-out and butt lists. Providing technical (and execution) support & governance to Projects, input to department budgets, proposals and Group’s technical succession plan.
Imtech Marine Singapore Pte Ltd Proposal Manager
   Dec 2012 — Nov 2013
Manage preparation and submission of tender proposals & quotations.
 Telecommunication systems (PA/GA, PABX Telephony, CCTV, FIDS, ACS, Entertainment, LAN/WAN, Master Clock, Meteorological, NDB, Video Conference, VSAT, Structured Cabling, Microwave, Trunk radio[MPT1327 & Tetra], UHF and VHF AM/FM) in the Oil & Gas Industry.
 Marine Navigation & Communication Systems (Radar, ECDIS, BNWAS, VDR, Speed Log, SART, EPIRB, Autopilot, Echo Sounder, Navtex, GMDSS radio, PAGA, PABX and CCTV) for vessels (barges, AHTSV, drillship, FPSO, jackup rig, PSV, semi submersible rig).
Accomplishments:
• Transocean GRS drillship for DSME(4 firmed + 6 optional). Under S$10M for 4 drillship communication package.
• GMDSS Radio for PPL(6 rigsets). Above S$1M for GMDSS Radio for 6 rigsets.
• T218/T219 PSV for DDW. Under S$1M for 2 PSV Radio & Navigation.
• West Pelaut Jackup Rig for SapuraKencana Drilling. Under S$1M for HMS.
• Expansion of Barge LB32 for McDermott. Under S$1M for PAGA, PABX & CCTV.
• EMAS Antares PSV for Aluminium Offshore. Under S$1M for NDB system.
ROOTS Communications Pte Ltd Sales Manager
   Jun 2011 — Mar 2012
Technical sales proposals for telecommunication systems in Oil & Gas industries.
 EPC clients: Petrofac, Technip, McDermott, Samsung Engineering Co. (SECL), Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (HDEC), Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd. (HEC), National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), PT Tripatra, PT Rekayasa Industri (Rekind).
 Projects: Hout Associated Gas Facilities Project in Saudi Arabia / Kuwait, (CRI) CO2 Recovery & Injection Project in United Arab Emirates, (NGI) Nitrogen Generation & Injection Project in United Arab Emirates, Block A Gas Development Project in Indonesia, TPC VINA VCM Project in Vietnam, Senoro Gas Development Project in Indonesia.
Transtel Engineering Pte Ltd Proposals Manager
   Oct 2004 — Mar 2011
Manage tender proposals of integrated telecom systems for special projects.
 Manage 10 staff in the Proposals Department which is responsible for the preparation and submission of tender proposals & quotations for integration of telecommunication systems (PA/GA, PABX, CCTV, Access Control, Entertainment, LAN, Master Clock, Meteorological, NDB, Navigation, Video Conference, SDH, VSAT, Microwave, SCADA radio, Trunk radio[MPT1327 & Tetra], UHF and VHF AM/FM) in the Oil & Gas Industry.
 Conduct site survey and study of existing communication systems for the supply & installation of submarine fibre optic cables and SDH equipment to network several offshore platforms to associated Central Control Centres in onshore Gas Treatment Plants in IRAN.
 Review tender requirements and assess company’s capacity & capabilities to take on the projects.
 Presentation of tender proposals at clarifications meetings and response to technical queries.
 Selection and evaluation of suppliers.
 Improved company turnover: US$3 million (2004), US$ 27 million (2005), US$ 72 million (2006), US$ 69 million (2007), US$ 50 million (2008), US$ 49 million (2009), US$ 71 million (2010).
 New application areas such as subsea cable installation, multibeam echo sounder system.

Accomplishments:
• Bohai Phase II Development Project for Fluor. Above US$30M for Telecom Systems.
• South Pars Gas Field Development Phase 12 for DSK JV. Above US$30M for Telecom Systems.
• South Pars Integrated Fibre Optic Network(SPIFON) for Petropars. Above US$30M for SDH FO backbone & submarine cable laying.
• Jubail Export Refinery for Sumitomo. Above US$10M for Telecom Systems.
• Manifa PCC Program for Sumitomo. Above US$10M for Telecom Systems.
• PNG LNG for Esso. Above US$10M for Telecom Systems.
Land Transport Authority Senior System Engineer(Comms)
   Sep 1997 — Jul 2003
 Led and manage a team of 8 System Engineers and Technical Officers responsible for the design of communication systems (SDH, Tetra, CCTV, PA, PABX, Master Clock) for Circle Line project.
 Responsible for recommendations on the use of intrusion detection systems to LTA Senior Management.
 Led and manage a team of 2 System Engineer and Technical Officer responsible for the design of communication systems for Bukit Timah Line project and Eastern Region Line project.
 Led and manage a team of 2 System Engineers responsible for the design development and evaluation of communication systems (Bluetooth, GPRS, Wireless LAN) for the Advance Transport Technology trial project.
 Awarded performance bonuses for work done each year from 1998 to 2003.
Land Transport Authority Senior System Engineer(Comms)
   Sep 1997 — Jul 2003
 Led and manage a team of 8 System Engineers and Technical Officers responsible for the design of communication systems (SDH, Tetra, CCTV, PA, PABX, Master Clock) for Circle Line project.
 Responsible for recommendations on the use of intrusion detection systems to LTA Senior Management.
 Led and manage a team of 2 System Engineer and Technical Officer responsible for the design of communication systems for Bukit Timah Line project and Eastern Region Line project.
 Led and manage a team of 2 System Engineers responsible for the design development and evaluation of communication systems (Bluetooth, GPRS, Wireless LAN) for the Advance Transport Technology trial project.
 Awarded performance bonuses for work done each year from 1998 to 2003.