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  • 14 Jun 2017 8:40 AM | Christopher Adams (Administrator)

    Skills Highlights

    • Project Manager, Project Engineer, Field Service Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineer. More than 25 years experience in the Oil, Gas, Cement and Mining Industries.
    • Oversee basic and detail design engineering Grinding Mills together with Design department in Denmark, Finland and Sweden.
    • Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance Bulk Material storage (stockpile, reclaiming) Raw mills, Preheater Towers, Kilns, Horizontal and Incline Conveying, Buckets Elevators, Pan conveyors, Weight feeders, Pneumatic conveyors (Claudius Peters Technologies), Storages Silos, Tanks, Cements Mills, Packing equipment for Cement.
    • Familiar with codes, standards, regulations and practices applicable to the design and construction (API, ASME, ANSI, AGMA.)
    • Planning management and coordination of all activities in a project (design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning associated with job site.)
    • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.
    • Knowledge in Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), MS Project, AutoCAD and SAP.


    Professional Experience


    KHD Humboldt Wedag, Norcross, GA           April 2015 – November 2015

    Field Service Engineer - Lafarge New Expansion Exshaw, Alberta, Canada and Ravena, NY)

    • Supervise installation of KHD’s equipment such as Clinker Cooler, Bag Filter, Preheater Tower and Tertiary Air Duct according to KHD’s drawings and specifications.
    • Commissioning of Clinker Cooler, Preheater Tower, Kiln, and Dust Collectors according to KHD’s drawings and specs.


    Outotec, Jacksonville, FL                                   February 2011 – July 2014

    Project Manager - Grinding Mills North America

    • Planning management and coordination of all activities in a project (design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning associated with job site.)
    • Create Project Planning Schedule with MS Project.
    • Oversee basic and detail design engineering (Grinding Mills) with Design department in Finland and Sweden.
    • PFD preparation with OUTOTEC design Engineers.
    • P&IDs preparation with OUTOTEC design engineers, vendor engineers and customer’s engineers in all hydraulic equipment (as hydraulic bearings system, Lube system, and Lube motor system) at all Ball mills, SAG mills and Rod mills.
    • Prepare information such as specs and drawings then send them to Vendors (Sub Contractors).
    • Select vendors, discuss deals with Application Engineer and send the information to generate the purchase orders.
    • Send the Purchase Orders to Vendors in USA, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, Europe (Sweden, Norway, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Spain.)
    • Keeping track of each vendor, helping them answer questions in junction with the department of design and application engineer.
    • Link and Interface with client.
    • Prepare Monthly report and Management Change Orders.
    • Help to prepare Operations and Maintenance procedures in accordance with the best practice in a timely manner.



    Phoenix, Molycorp (Ball Mill), California USA                                  

    $USD 4,520,000.00 project.

    Tayahua, Condumex (Ball Mill), Mexico                                          

    $ USD 8 Million project.

    DSOT TSMC (Rod Mill), Canada.                                                      

    $ USD 1,740,000.00 project.

    MASA-A-MS-107 Sadiola (Ball and SAG Mills), Canada, Africa                   

    $ USD 6 Million project

    Penoles (Three Ball Mills and three SAG Mills), Mexico                             

    $USD 30 Million project.


    HF Builders, General Contractor Charlotte, NC May 2009 – September 2009  


    • Prepared estimates for turnkey commercial and residential projects.
    • Estimated for Civil Works, Architectural (Interior), structural, concrete, HVAC, plumbing and electricity projects.


    Aumund Corporation, Kennesaw, GA                   March 2008 – March 2009

    Consultant Cement Equipment

    • Oversee installation of equipment, maintenance in the Cement and Mining industry for North America and the Caribbean.
    • Supervise the installation of chain conveyors, bucket elevators and pan conveyors.



    Holcim St. Genevieve, Blooms, MI FLSmidth Project

    CEMEX Balcones, New Braunfels, TX USA



    GCC Río Grande In., Pueblo, CO USA

    Florida Rock, Newbery, FL USA                                                                  

    American Cement, Summerville, FL USA

    St Mary’s, Bowmansville, ON Canada


    JMC Design & Construction LLC, Charlotte, NC    March 2004 – March 2008

    Project Manager/ Estimator

    • Oversee the construction of commercial buildings and residential wood frame, metal, cast concrete walls, ceilings and concrete projects.


    Engineering and Construction Ltd, Bogotá (Colombia)

    Estimator, Supervisor

    • Assist in BID process and prepare estimates.
    • Planning, management and coordination of all design, procurement, construction, installation and commissioning associated with job site.
    • Prepare Project Planning Schedule with MS Project.
    • Generate the purchase orders for all supplies.



    Ecopetrol (Colombian Oil Company)

    • Construction and installation, of air supply for starting diesel engines at Pump Station. The scope of this job was the installation of compressors, air storage tank,

    2 ", 4" pipe schedule 40, to reach the 12 cylinder engines, to start these, with compressed air. To pump the crude from the storage tank to the ship tanker on the bay. El ‘Retiro’ Magangue and Covenas Pump Stations. ECOPETROL.

    • Construction and Installation of 24 Pump stations, to inject water to Oil wells to extract the oil that is in the interstices of the soil with Schrader Camargo Engineers Associates S.A.

    I was in charge from build foundation (Civil engineer work), build manifolds different sizes pipe, up to 6”, working with different piping schedule 40, 80, 120 and fittings Tees, Reducing elbows, Elbows 90, 45, reducers, installed of valves, all instrumentation devices to connect SCADA. ECOPETROL

    • Construction Bank of instrumentation products for the SCADA project, Villeta and Alban stations ECOPETROL.    
    • Wiring and Installation of Instrumentation Pipeline SCADA project, Villeta and Alban stations ECOPETROL.
    • Geotechnical protection work from K22 +800 to K23 +500 Vasconia Porvenir pipeline ECOPETROL.
    • Construction and complementary works Repeater Caseta Cerro Neiva ECOPETROL.
    • Construction and Installation of overhead crane 25 tons Apiay plant ECOPETROL
    • Construction of concrete foundations in Cement Plant Expansion Project HERCULES San Gil Santander.
    • Construction and assembly of Cyclones, Separators, Hovercrafts Cement Transport, assembly and Steel Structure System, laying of mains Cement Plant Expansion Project HERCULES San Gil Santander.
    • Dismantling and assembling rotary kiln Cement Plant Expansion Project HERCULES San Gil Santander.
    • Furnace Repair Polysius cooler with Cementos Samper (CEMEX) ‘Siberia’.
    • Mechanical Maintenance Plant ‘La Siberia’ and ‘La Esperanza’ with Cementos Samper (CEMEX).
    • Construction of the steel structure for electrostatic filter plant ‘La Esperanza’ Cementos Samper (CEMEX).


    Cementos Samper (CEMEX) Bogotá, Colombia       


    Maintenance Manager Clinker Plant

    • I manage the activities to maintain the equipment of the plant (Rotary Kiln, Vertical Mill, Rotary Mill, Crusher Machine, Stockpile, Reclaiming Equipment, Silos, Buckets elevators, incline elevators, Fans, Pneumatic conveyors (Claudius Peters Technologies).

    Installation and Commissioning Clinker Plant

    • Supervisor of installation of equipment of plant of clinker, Project ‘La Esperanza’, grinding, packing and dispatch of cement Santa Rosa. FLSmidth
    • Assistance Project Manager, prepare plans and specifications to deliver national construction companies.
    • Supervise the construction and installation of equipment for new

    Cement plant (Kiln, clinker mill, coal mill, limestone crusher, bucket elevators, metal silos, fans.) FLSmidth.


    Education and Training

    Bachelor Science Mechanical Engineering,

    Bogota, Colombia South America.


    Design, construction, installation and startup of cement plants in Copenhagen, Denmark. FLSMIDTH.

    Design, construction, installation and startup of cement packing equipment, Haver & Boecker-Hamburg Germany.

    Design, construction, installation and startup limestone crusher machine, Hazemag-Madrid, Spain.

    Design, construction, installation and startup Stacker and Reclaimer machine, Buhler Miag-Madrid, Spain.

    Process Plant Layout by Online. Society Piping Engineers and Designers.  Houston, Texas USA 2014.





    Professional Associations


    American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) – Member

    Asociacion Colombiana de Ingenieros (ACIEM)-Member

    Society of Piping Engineers and Designers (SPED)-Member

    American Society of Heating Refrigeration and

    Air- Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)-Member                                   

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