Ka Kian Yap

Ka Kian Yap

Senior Structural Engineer in GOM Resources Sdn Bhd
Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Current:

    GOM Resources Sdn Bhd

  • Past:

    Technip Geoproduction (M) Sdn Bhd

  • Education:

    Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

Job Experience

Senior Structural Engineer

GOM Resources Sdn Bhd

July 2013 to Actually working here

Fabrication of DLB 264?s Alpha Pontoon Stinger
? Oversee the fabrication project as Project Manager.
? Responsible for budgeting, cost control, scheduling and manpower loading.
? Responsible for fabrication and loadout of the stinger.
? Review and approve procedures, workpacks, etc.

EVA-North Malay Basin Gas Delivery System (ENGDS) Project - Installation of 28? x 280.970km Gas Pipeline from PLTS to Beach Valve at TGAST
? Performed PLTS and spool piece lifting rigging design calculation.
? Performed seafastening design of PLTS.
? Attended meetings and provide technical advices to the installation/operation team on the PLTS and spool piece installation method.
? Provide on board structural technical support to operation team.
Installation of 16?x53km Pipeline from Kamelia PLEM to
Lawit-A Platform
? Performed seafastening design of equipment on board on transportation barge.
? Confirmed the existing padeyes on transportation barge that being used for lashing is adequate to withstand the transportation force.
Installation of SKO Riser Guard
? Performed riser guard lifting study.
? Reviewed riser guard installation procedure.
? Performed in-place analysis to ensure the proposed static rigging location of riser guard on the platform will not overstress the members.
? Provide on board structural support to TECO (riser guard installation sub-contractor), e.g. : revised riser clamp design on board, etc.
? On board coordination between TECO and GOM KL office, e.g.: led the engineering discussions and technical related matters with respect to rigging and installation, etc.
EVA-North Malay Basin Shore Approach
? Reviewed pipe foundation design report.
? Closed out comments on pipe foundation design report.
Support all bidding activities requiring structural engineering inputs (e.g: contribute in project execution plan, pile driveability analysis, hammer selection, lifting analysis, loadoout analysis, transportation analysis, seafastening design, etc).

Structural Engineer

Technip Geoproduction (M) Sdn Bhd

October 2011 to June 2013

Wheatstone Offshore Development Project ? Offshore Western Australia (Detailed Design)
? Performed topsides miscellaneous design which includes equipment support design, service platform design, etc.
? Focal point of PDMS model review, closed out structural action items.
Wheatstone Offshore Development Project ? Offshore Western Australia
(Fabrication)
? 5 months assignment in Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) yard, South Korea.
? Provide technical support to DSME when there is problem arise during fabrication stage.
? Performed coordination works between DSME yard and KL headquarter.

WHP12 Development Project ? Wellhead Platform BLC
(Detailed Design)
? Prepared load formulation and topsides model for analysis by using SACS software.
? Performed topsides pre-service and in-place analysis.
? Performed topsides joint design.
? Liaise with discipline lead for weight control input. Prepared topsides weight control report.
? Prepared topsides MTO report.
? Prepared pre-service and in-place analysis report.
? Prepared topsides primary framing and joint details drawings.
? Performed jacket boat impact analysis by using USFOS.
North Malay Basin Development - (Front End Engineering Design)
? Performed BWHP jacket pre-service analysis (lifting, loadout and on-bottom) and prepared analysis report.
? Performed BWHP jacket in-place analysis, dynamic and fatigue analysis.
? Performed BWHP jacket miscellaneous design.
? Attended meeting with clients and provide structural technical input.

Structural Engineer

Sarawak Shell Berhad

August 2008 to October 2011

Laila Development
? Performed structural integrity assessment for the additional equipment from Laila Development on Betty platform (BEDP-A) to assist Front-End in their concept selection work.
? Performed jack-up rig spudcan penetration prediction for Laila Development to assist Front-End in their concept selection work.
? Reviewed consultant's analysis reports and design calculation on brownfield tie-in on BEDP-A platform.
? Reviewed consultant's analysis reports and design calculation for Laila jacket and topsides which includes MTO, WCR and installation method.
? Performed substructure concept selection to assist Front-End in their concept selection.
? Prepared structural Basis for Design.
? Prepared Conceptual and Detailed Design CTR, manhours estimation and workscope for Laila Development.
? Performed tender evaluation on structural workscope for Laila Development.
? Engaged with PCSB-SKO to obtain the consent of tie-in.
F23VLAP Project
? Responsible for generating CTR for tender package.
? Responsible for timely delivery of conceptual & detailed design deliverables including basis for design, analysis & design reports, MTO, AFC drawings, etc.
? Responsible for safe execution of all onshore fabrication, lifting activities, loadout & installation.
? Manage, review & approve STQ, site modification request, construction sequence, weighing procedure, etc.
? Responsible for issuance of structural shop drawings, cutting plan, IFC, redline mark-up & as-built drawings.
? Check and approve construction, pre-commission check list for piping, E&I items.
? Conduct structural local check & design using AISC & API codes.
? Review welding procedure.
? Review & approve lifting procedures, loadout procedures, offshore installation procedures, relevant engineering analysis reports, etc.
? Coordinate loadout activities.
Beryl Development
? Performed structural integrity assessment for the additional equipments from Beryl Development on Helang Integrated Platform (HIP) to assist Front-End in their concept selection work.
? Convinced Nippon Oil Exploration (NOEX) the feasibility of tie-in on HIP.
St Joseph Redevelopment Project
? Reviewed and commented on OIC's SJQ-A jacket, topsides, living quarter and bridge analysis reports which consists of the followings :
- transportation analysis
- Loadout and seafastening procedure
- Two-block upending analysis
- On-bottom analysis
- Jacket, topsides, bridge, living quarter and boatlanding installation procedure
- Rigging calculation and analysis
- Pile monitoring procedure and piling sequence
B11K-A Project
? Responsible for compliances of installation procedures, lifting arrangement and equipment inspection reports to company & industry specification.
? Responsible for various installation critical reports including lifting analysis, loadout analysis, seafastening & transportation analysis, launching analysis, upending analysis, on bottom stability analysis, pile driveability and pile make-up design.
? Manage OIC contract, ie : barge inspection, review daily progress report, record progress on site, review contractor?s claims and review crew CV.
? Monitor and supervise offshore topsides & jacket installation.
? Coordinate interface meetings between OIC and project teams (loadout meeting, progress meeting, pre-mob inspection, IPOP, HAZID, HAZOP, etc).
D12 Development
? Reviewed the soil investigation report and the Pile Foundation and Driveability Analysis Report of D12 Gas Field Development.
? Reviewed consultant's analysis reports and design calculation on brownfield tie-in on D35 platform.
? Prepared structural Basis for Design.
? Prepared Conceptual and Detailed Design CTR, manhours estimation and workscope for D12 Development.
? Performed tender evaluation on structural workscope for D12 Development
F29 Development
? Performed structural integrity assessment on F23DP-A platform to check the feasibility of tying-in an additional riser and riser guard on F23DP-A platform.
? Performed pushover analysis on F23DP-A platform to determine the Reserve Strength Ratio (RSR) of the platform.
? Reviewed consultant?s fatigue and dynamic analysis report for F23DP-A platform.
? Performed lifting assessment of Module 3 (Module for F29 and F14 Development) on F23R-A platform.
? Coordinate client-consultant meeting.
Labuan Crude Oil Terminal (LCOT) Telecom Tower Re-analysis
? Coordination in documents gathering, meetings and site visit.
? Reviewed consultant?s structural re-analysis report and foundation report.
F6VLAP Tie-in
? Performed structural integrity assessment on bridge linking F6K-A and F6P-A to accommodate additional equipment loads.
Coil Tubing Operation on BTMP-B Platform and KNDP-A Platform
? Performed structural integrity assessment on BTMP-B and KNDP-A Platform to accomodate coil tubing operation loads.
SJJT-G In-fill Drilling Campaign
? Produced Scope of Work (SOW) of jack-up rig move for SJJT-G oil field in Sabah, Malaysia.
? Reviewed previous Jack-up Site Specific Assessment (JUSSA) report from Noble Denton for SJJT-G oil field.
Selasih Development
? Reviewed the soil investigation report and the Pile Foundation and Driveability Analysis Report of Selasih Gas Field Development.
2009 Soil Boring Campaign
? Produced the Scope of Work (SOW) of geotechnical investigation for F29, F14 and Laila gas field development.

Structural Engineer

Technip Geoproduction (M) Sdn Bhd

April 2008 to July 2008

Detail Design and Engineering Services for Pipeline Replacement
Project for PCSB-SKO
? Validated available documents and SACS model for BEP-A and BKP-A.
? Performed structural integrity re-analysis to confirm the platform has adequate capacity to accommodate the additional tie-in loads.

Geotechnical Engineer

Gue & Partners Sdn Bhd

November 2003 to February 2005

Alternative Design for Slope Strengthening Works in 16.05 Acres
Mixed Development, Damansara Perdana.
? Planned subsurface investigation (SI) works.
? Prepared tender documents and called tender for SI works.
? Supervised SI works, includes setting up of SI locations, installation of standpipes, sampling of disturbed and undisturbed soil samples, rock coring, standard penetration test, ground water level monitoring, etc.
? Analyzed and designed slope strengthening works (soil nailed wall and reinforced soil wall).
? Prepared tender documents and called tender for soil nailing works.
? Prepared construction drawings.
? Supervised soil nailing works, includes setting up of the soil nail and horizontal drain locations, boring of soil nails and horizontal drains, checking of soil nail head and reinforcement details, supervision of shotcrete process and construction of proper drainage, proper site protection, supervision of soil nail load tests, etc.
? Attendance to site visit and site meeting.
Great Eastern Phase 2 & 3 - Alternative Foundation System for Lower
Blocks
? Reviewed available foundation design report and soil investigation data.
? Performed spun pile foundation design analysis.
? Prepared the preliminary foundation cost estimates.
? Performed pile cap design for the proposed foundation.
Landslide at KM 52, Jalan Tanah Rata - Ringlet, Cameron Highlands - Geotechnical Investigation on Collapse of Soil Nailed Slope in Meta Sedimentary Foundation.
? Planned subsurface investigation (SI) works.
? Prepared tender documents and called tender for SI works.
? Supervised and monitored SI works.
? Interpretation of SI factual information.
? Reviewed project consultant's cut slope and soil nail design.
? Identified the causes of the slope failure and proposed remedial measures.
? Attendance site visit.
Proposed Additional Subsurface Investigation Workscope and BOQ on the bridge across PLUS Highway at Bernam Jaya - Alternative Ground treatment design approach embankment for value engineering and serviceability
? Planned subsurface investigation (SI)
? Prepared tender documents and called tender for SI works.
? Supervised and monitored SI works.
? Interpretation of SI factual information.
? Performed geotechnical analysis and earthwork design.
? Performed finite element analysis of the bridge approach embankment by using PLAXIS.
? Supervised instrumentation works, includes installation of ground settlement markers and settlement gauges.
? Reviewed instrumentation work results.
? Attendance site visit.
Ground Treatment for Double Track Project - Ground treatment design for double track rail projects from Ipoh to padang Besar (328KM)
? Assist in planning of subsurface investigation (SI) works
? Monitored SI works.
? Assist in the interpretation of subsurface investigation information.
? Assist in the preliminary analysis and design of ground treatment.
? Developed spreadsheet for cost analysis of ground treatment.

Geotechnical Engineer

Public Works of Department, Malaysia

November 2003 to February 2005

In-house Design
i) Upgrading Bebuloh Road from KM 11 to KM 15, Labuan
ii) Construct a New Road - Kg. Wang Ulu Road / Teluk Jambu, Perlis
iii) Construct a New Road - Mini Estet Kg. Rasau / Sg. Tiang, Pendang District, Kedah
iv) Construct a New Road from Rani Estate Village to Gial Village
v) Upgrading Air Kuning-Batang Melaka Road, Tampin, Negeri Sembilan
vi) Construct a New Road from Keru Road to Batu Belang, Tampin, Negeri Sembilan
? Planned for the soil investigation.
? Prepared the workscope of soil boring.
? Supervised the soil boring activities.
? QA/QC on the soil laboratory testings and geotechnical investigation report.
? Performed the design of ground treatment (excavation and PVD) for the upgrading works.
? Performed slope design using slope SLOPE-W.
? Estimated the immediate and consolidation soil settlement due to the additional load on the ground.
? Prepared geotechnical Bill of Quantities (BOQ) for tendering purposes.
Upgrade FT5 Road from Kapar to Klang, Selangor - Phase 1, 2 & 3.
(Cadangan Menaiktaraf Jalan FT5, Kapar to Klang, Selangor ? Fasa 1, 2
& 3)
? Reviewed consultant's geotechnical design report (surcharge & PVD design, excavation, bridge foundation and abutment design).
? Reviewed Bill of Quantities (BOQ)
? Attendance to client-consultant meeting.
? Attendance to site meeting, site visit and site inspection.
Upgrading Works for FT 3209 Federal Road and B27 State Road,
Selangor ? Phase 1 & 2.
(Cadangan Menaiktaraf Laluan FT 3209 dan Jalan Negeri B27, Jalan
Rawang ke Tasek Puteri, Selangor Darul Ehsan ? Fasa 1 & 2)
? Reviewed consultant's geotechnical design report (slope design, excavation, bridge foundation and abutment design).
? Reviewed Bill of Quantities (BOQ)
? Attendance to client-consultant meeting.
? Attendance to site meeting, site visit and site inspection.
Upgrading Works for Area Around Selangor Turf Club / Asian
Broadcasting Centre / Technology Park Malaysia / National Sport
Complex.
(Masalah Kesesakan Lalu Lintas di Sekitar Kawasan Kelab Lumba Kuda
/ Serdang / Pusat Penyiaran Asia / Taman Teknologi / Kompleks
Sukan Negara)
? Reviewed consultant?s subsurface investigation proposal.
? Quality Assured / quality controlled on subsurface investigation report.
? Reviewed consultant's geotechnical design report (excavation, bridge foundation and abutment design, retaining wall design).
? Reviewed Bill of Quantities (BOQ)
? Attendance to client-consultant meeting.
? Attendance to site visit.
? Geotechnical design checking.
Upgrading Works for Persiaran Kuala Selangor Road, Shah Alam,
Selangor.
(Cadangan Menaiktaraf Jalan Persiaran Kuala Selangor, Shah Alam,
Selangor)
? Reviewed consultant's geotechnical design report (surcharge & PVD design, excavation, retaining wall design, bridge foundation and abutment design).
? Reviewed Bill of Quantities (BOQ).
? Attendance to client-consultant meeting.
? Attendance to site meeting, site visit and site inspection.
Geotechnical Investigation on Bridge Failure at Station KM11.578, New
North Klang Straits Bypass Toll Expressway, Klang, Selangor.
(Kegagalan Jambatan Di STA 11+578, New North Klang Straits Bypass
Toll Expressway, Klang, Selangor)
? Reviewed consultant's bridge foundation and abutment design reports.
? Investigated geotechnical failure of bridge abutments.
? Identified causes of failure and proposed remedial measures.
? Attendance to site visit.

Education

Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM)

S.M. Bandar Baru Seri Petaling

Currently studying

Diploma in Civil Engineering

University of Technology Malaysia (UTM)

Currently studying

B.Eng. (Hons) Civil Engineering

University of Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)

Currently studying

Master of Highway and Transportation Engineering

University of Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Currently studying

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