Lothar Lerch

Freelance Project Manager & Operations Manager

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Location:Canada
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LOTHAR LERCH
ATTRIBUTES
A Global Pipeline Project Manager with over 20 years of experience in the Oil and Gas Industry. A strong team leader with proven track record in project development, training, time management with the ability to prioritize varying work load, working hours.A dynamic priorities individual with an outstanding troubleshooting skills.With excellent leadership,organization, coaching, and team management skills.A strong team leader and motivator with demonstrated abilities to develop and implement effective strategies for pipeline hydrostatic test,ultrasonic test,MFL,internal external corrosion and crack detections tools, experience in vacuum drying and dewatering.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
May 2010 – Present AnalyticPipe GmbHProject ManagerCreated and implemented corporate training processes and reviewedclient proposals. Identified and resolved discrepancies.Monitor team's performance to ensure work is completed in an efficient and effective way.Experience with contract terms, change management, progressmeasurement and verification, forecasting (cost & schedule), planningand cost control. Train and support subordinates on equipment, jobprocedure and safety regulations.Review job procedures with the customer before after job and completing all necessary paperwork.Provided supervisory, technical and troubleshooting to customersworldwide.Review and provide feedback on miscellaneous project reports.Coordinate with and respond to queries from internal and externalclients.October 2007 – May 2010 Rosen Middle EastOnsite Senior Project ManagerDrafted pipeline inspections schedules.Direct all Service Technician to ensure that all preparations, repairs and maintenance of pipeline inspections tools. Inspects and monitors job site, verifies and tests a variety of features, such as quality of welding, coatings and materials used and reports any discrepancy in an inspection worksheet.Drafts and writes inspection reports, pre & post (overhaul) reports, worksheets and makes logbook entries of onsite inspection findings, as appropriate, ensuring that all hard copy and electronic databases are updated and maintained.Ensure the effective use of the automated information systems and other relevant databases.Monitor team's performance to ensure work is completed in an efficient and effective way.Reports site progress, resources, obstructions and areas of concern to the client.Checking and verifying all the related inspection requests. Assists in the maintenance of the project construction critical items list and system turnover documentation.When required, assist in the Co-ordination of Mechanical Completion, Acceptance, and Turnover with the Turnover Coordinator and with Client Operations. January 2003 – October 2007 Intratech Inline Inspection Service LtdCrew ChiefHands-on support of operations, technical and schedule work teams Manage all aspects of the maintenance projects. Responsible for Assembly, installation, troubleshooting of test tools in house and on job site. Lead staff in reworking, repairing, calibration of electronic equipment, taking apart and reassembling components after repairing and replacing part, inspection of equipment, evaluates performance and modifying non-conforming tools.Assist in sales presentation of technical matters to the President of the company. Read and teach schematics for trouble shooting to field technicians. Review job procedures with the customer before after job and completing all necessary paperwork.Train and support subordinates on equipment, job procedure and safety regulations.Controlled purchasing of tools and parts as required.Support field personnel both via the telephone and on location with all technical aspects of the job. Supervise and train field personnel on pipeline inspections and data acquisition.Increased revenue of Intratech field services to over 3 million dollars in 2007 as the main field personnel.January 1996 – January 2003 Pipetronix Ltd Pipeline TechnologistWent into merger with PII and GE on this term.Inspected oil and gas pipelines. Supervised adjustment and servicing of tools and equipment.Coordinated, coached and provided support to Technicians.Recorded and analyzed pipeline information data.October 1994 - January 1996 Pipetronix IncField Specialist TrainerIncreased production services by 300%.Analyzed site operations and tools requirements in a new facility.Developed and implemented production improvements.Provided equipment training to staff.Created and implemented corporate training processes.Acted as Key Technical Resource person. Lead staff in reworking, repairing, calibration of electronic equipment, taking and reassembling components after repairing and replacing part, inspection of equipment, evaluates performance and modifying non-conforming tools.apart May 1986 – October 1994 Pipetronix GmbH Specialized Inspection Technologist / Project LeaderCreated and implemented corporate training processes and reviewedclient proposals. Identified and resolved discrepancies.Liaised with Sales and Operations departmentsReviewed processes and procedures to ensure adherence tostandards. Provided equipment training to staff. Responsible for Assembly, installation, troubleshooting of test tools inhouse and on job site. Lead staff in reworking, repairing, calibration ofelectronic equipment, taking apart and reassembling components afterrepairing and replacing part, inspection of equipment, evaluatesperformance and modifying non-conforming tools.Drafted pipeline inspections schedules.Completed hydrostatic testing, cleaning and vacuum drying ofpipelines.Dealt with maintenance and job site audits.Provided supervisory, technical and troubleshooting to customersworldwide.Controlled purchasing of tools and parts as required.Worked with Design Department to develop new techniques andstreamline operations.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Forklift Operator's License, Pipetronix Ltd. Ontario, Canada.W.H.M.I.S. Certificate, Pipetronix LtdOntario, Canada.Sea Survivor and Offshore Training, Shell MalaysiaSarawak, Malaysia.Offshore Safety, Adma-Opco,Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates.Marine Time Training Centre, E.B.V. Netherlands Dun Hilda, NetherlandsField Technician Level ll ( CDP/EGP ) RosenGTSC,Abu DhabiBasic First Aid,Offshore survival,Huet/Sea Survival,Basic Fire fighting,H2S,Breathing Apparatus,Advance Offshore Safety.
EDUCATION Engineering
Electronic and Mechanical Degree, Gas and OilChamber of Industry and Commerce - Hanover, GermanyElectrician Journeyman Certificate,Electromechanical Engineering Trade School of Bentheim – GermanyBachelor of Science Degree, Electromechanical EngineeringElectro and mechanical University-Bentheim,Germany