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I am a Chemical/Energy engineer trained in Automation, with 14 years of overall work experience, 12,5 of them in the Energy field (6 with Fuel cells, 4,5 with Diesel gensets, 1 in Water & Energy efficiency, 1 in Oil & Gas) and able to effectively use three languages (Italian, Portuguese, English) in my job.
I propose myself as a technical translator for my specialties, in my language pairs.
In several occasions, I have created/translated, on part-time basis and as side function of my work or for personal purposes/interests:
Work documents: presentations, spreadsheets, reports and short manuals, mainly about Fuel cells or Diesel gensets.
Personal purposes: immigration and medical documents, for my family or friends.
Personal interests: open source projects websites, user manuals and software (software and website localization). One of these sites is Wikipedia, the bigger job has been on the Doudoulinux Linux distribution project.
I have also taught and trained in foreign languages, above all in Portuguese but also in English and French, and acted as interpreter between some colleagues/customers across all my language pairs.
Main functions resume:
Control system/Automation programming/testing/troubleshooting.
Mechanical mounting and electrical wiring.
Main Job experiences resume:
1 year in Angola, as Facilities Engineer, in an Oil & Gas background: coordinating maintenance activities involving design changes onboard of oil vessels (FPSO), assuring that Management of Change processes are correctly followed, from the raise of the request till the as-built of the implemented modifications. Daily communication in Portuguese and English, at a lesser extent in Italian.
1 year in Angola, as Business Developer, General Manager, Didactic Director, Teacher and IT Tech, in an Educational background: involved in the start-up of the business and in the daily management of the Education center, and teaching across several subjects (mainly scientific ones, but also humanistic/language ones). Normal teaching language has been Portuguese, at a lesser extent English and French.
4,5 years in Angola, as Field Service Engineer/Project Manager, in an electromechanical background: coordinating installation and commissioning of General Electric diesel gensets, and providing training, service support and inputs for the Power Plant building (Stationary applications). In some cases I have provided service support onboard of vessels. Daily communication in Portuguese and English, at a lesser extent in Italian.
6 years in Italy, as Project developer, in an electrochemical background: performing applied research at different scales (bench/pilot plant) on the hydrogen chain, involved both in production (reforming, biomasses), use (fuel cells), storage (metal hydrides and carbon nanotubes). My tasks included Project Management, Process Design, Mechanical assembly and electrical wiring, Control System Programming (Labview, PLCs), Testing, Installation and Commissionig.
1 year in Italy, as Utility analyst, in a chemical background: performing water and energy consumption analysis and developing consumption reduction plans.
Main tools resume:
Schematics: P&IDs, isometrics, electrical/control drawings; less frequently pneumatic/oleodynamics.
Automation software: Labview (frequently also programming), GE/Siemens PLCs/HMIs (the most of the times just installing and troubleshooting), GE ECU.
Other software: Office suites (Office, Open/Libre Office), Diagramming software (Viso/Dia/ QElectrotech); less frequently ProII/Hysys/Dwsim, Mathlab/Scilab, Solidworks/Autocad, Homer.
Main education/Training resume:
Bachelor’s+Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering with specialization in Environment (full marks, 110/110).
Postgraduate certificate in Energy Engineering with specialization in Hydrogen/Fuel cells (full marks, 110/110 cum laude).
Postgraduate certificate in Quality, Environment and Safety Management Systems (89/100).
Short postgraduate in Product and process innovation, focused on Energy efficiency.
Vocational trainings in IT subjets: Computer Networks, Linux (Client and Server), Webdesign (Joomla and Wordpress).
Vocational trainings in Labview programming culminated in CLAD certification.
Vocational training certificate in Industrial Automation with specialization in supervision and maintenance, and internship programming Siemens PLCs/HMIs (94/100).
Short vocational training in GE diesel gensets maintenance (mechanical and electrical).
Short vocational training related to Safety in Marine environments: BST.
Portuguese (almost bilingual)
English (fluent, except in listening where I am just good).
French (good at reading, only intermediate on the other skills).
Spanish (intermediate in passive competencies, basic in active ones).
Additional side functions/shorter experiences/part-time activities:
Teacher (Math/Science/Chemistry/Thermodynamics/Ceramics technology and design), in Italian, Portuguese and English.
Trainer (Fuel cells/Diesel gensets/Labview/MOC processes), in Italian, Portuguese and English.
PLC and SCADA programmer.
Particulate matter analyst.
Keywords: Portuguese, Italian, English, Chemistry, Engineering, Chemical, Energy, Automation, Fuel cells, Hydrogen, Diesel gensets, Renewable energies, Energy efficiency, Concentrating Solar Power, Biomass, Pharmaceutical, Portoghese, Italiano, Inglese, Chimica, Ingegneria, Chimico, Energetico, Automazione, Celle a combustibile, Idrogeno, Generatori diesel, Energie rinnovabili, Efficienza energetica, Solare a concentrazione, Solare termodinamico, Biomasse, Farmaceutico, Português, Italiano, Inglês, Química, Engenharia, Químico, Energia, Automação, Celulas combustíveis, Hidrogénio, Geradores diesel, Energia renováveis, Eficiência energética, Farmacêutico.