Bert Van Opstal: 

1-EXPERIENCE


Sectors

Over the years I have gained years of experience in different industry sectors.
Taking advantage of using and introducing different solutions and technologies acrosss different industries.











SECTOR             YEARS EXPERIENCE

AUTOMOTIVE                              5,5
mainly car manufacturers - paint, body and trim shops, automated warehouses

FOOD & DRUGS                          8,2
in bulk industries, retail food production (packaging) and tobacco industry (casing(flavoring) kitchen, primary)

(PETRO)CHEMICALS                  3,8
plastics production, catalyst production, construction additives

OIL & GAS                                    4,3
refinery (on- and off-sites), gas transport pipelines, gas depressurization

METALS                                       2
metal crystals production, electrolysis purification, metal production utilities

REAL ESTATE                             1
industrial factory buildings, road construction, residential, retail premises
                                                                 

TOTALS:                                    25 





Disciplines

Thanks to a high interest in all engineering disciplines, a broad engineering schooling and engineering, construction and management functions in multiple disciplinary projects I can prove and take advantage of several years of experience in most of the technical disciplines.



SECTOR             YEARS EXPERIENCE

PIPELINE                              2,6
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing pipeline and equipment standards, risk analysis & HAZOP's, permitting, P&ID design of depressurization stations, cathodic protection to detail engineering of constructions and piping. Design of quality and inspection procedures.Writing of commissioning procedures.
Design: pipeline routing and station plots, P&ID's , specification of valves and instrumentation, drawing ISO's and construction details.

PIPING                                  2,4
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing piping standards, HAZOP's, PFD & P&ID to routing design. Design of quality and inspection procedures.Writing of commissioning and operational procedures.
Design: P&ID's to specification of valves, drawing ISO's, support design.

MECHANICAL &                    3,1
EQUIPMENT
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing equipment standards, equipment specifications, HVAC design, risk analysis & HAZOP's, P&ID to layout design. 
Design of quality and inspection procedures. Equipment commissioning procedures.
Design: P&ID's to specification of equipment, drawing layouts, technical and operational manual writing.

CIVIL                                     2,9
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing civil standards to layout and building design. Structural steel & platform design. Design of road plans, utility pipework and cabling. HVAC design, demolition plans. Design of control & auxiliary rooms. 
Design of quality and inspection procedures. Demolition engineering.
Design: P&ID's to specification of valves, drawing ISO's, support design.

INSTRUMENTATION            4,4
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing instrumentation standards to valve and instrument calculations. Loop, SIL & cable calculations. Specification and design of field cabling, control cabinets, control loops, fieldbus systems. Commissioning procedures.
Design: PFD's & P&ID's to specification of valves and instrumentation, drawing control & field panels + cabinets. Drawing of panels & cabinets, establishing cable lists and terminal diagrams, hookup design.

ELECTRICAL                         3,4
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing electrical standards to equipment specifications and load calculations. Specification and design of cabling, power , switchboard and MCC cabinets, transformer installations. Design of earthing, lightning protection, emergency and evacuation systems and lighting design. Commissioning procedures.
Design: MCC & auxiliary room layouts, drawing one line and wiring diagrams. Drawing of panels & cabinets, establishing cable lists and terminal diagrams.

PROCESS CONTROL           6,1
Project and construction management.
Engineering: from developing process control hardware and software standards to architectural design and configuration of networks and fieldbus systems, ERP/MRP interfaces, DCS & PLC systems, HMI interfaces. Performance calculations. Tuning and optimization of control loops, production lines and machinery. Robot and welding interface design and setup. Design of control & auxiliary rooms, control cabinets, control loops. Commissioning procedures and execution.
Design: Control logics design, configuration, programming and commissioning. Commissioning procedures setup. HMI design, setup and c
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Responsibilities

Ever growing and proving my capabilities, over hte years, I had the opportunity to grow my skills and responsibilties from design and engineering to construction and general project management.
Now offering my clients a unique combination to perform on different levels in smaller projects to thorough insight and efficient management on all  levels for larger projects.


SECTOR             YEARS EXPERIENCE

MANAGEMENT                            6,5
Project management of multi-disciplinary - pipeline - E&I - process control projects.
Permitting, writing tenders, procurement, planning including project schedules and cash outlays, change management, contract setup and management, budget control.
Presenting and defending investment plans both for international as local management. Participating in project steering committees.
Bid evaluation, purchase requisitions and order follow-up using ERP systems.
Managing commissioning, training and turn-over.

CONSTRUCTION                         4,1
Construction management and supervision of multi-disciplinary - pipeline - E&I - process control and civil projects.
EHS management and control, permitting, procurement, planning, contract management, quality & quantity control, budget and document control.
Commissioning and training.

LEAD                                             5,1
E&I department & PMC lead.
Leading and managing engineering teams, contractors and construction teams for multi disciplinary feasibility studies and construction projects.
Establishment and execution of training programs.
Organization and supervision of engineering and design.

ENGINEERING                             5,5
Both conceptual and detailed engineering.
Compliance engineering both with legislative as with international technical standards.
Assisting in audits and certification.
Preparing permits (rights of way, building, environmental), development and writing of standards in all disciplines, writing tenders, planning, contract setup, quality & quantity control procedures and documents, budget calculations and document control.
Performing design calculations in E&I and process control.
Designing and filling out specification and datasheets.
Writing of technical and operational manuals, personnel training.
Design of commissioning and implementation procedures.

DESIGN                                        3,6

Designing and filling out specification and datasheets.
Drafting and design of conceptual and logic diagrams, P&ID's, equipment, layouts, ISO's, technical diagrams.
Performing calculations in E&I and process control.
Drafting and design both on paper as with CAD systems.
Composition and writing of both technical and operational manuals.