Instructor's Summary

Mr. Ghazi Abosafi


Mr. Ghazi Abosafi, PE, BSc, is a Senior Mechanical Maintenance Engineer with over 25 years of industrial experience in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical industry. His expertise includes Maintenance Planning and Scheduling, Preventive & Predictive Maintenance, Maintenance Management, Piping & Pipelines, Boiler, Tank & Tank Farms, Pumps, Compressors, Vessels, Utilities, Heat Exchangers, Furnaces, Material Handling, Plant Revamping, De-Bottlenecking, Welding, Testing, NDT as well as Procurement, Project Planning and Scheduling. He is further an expert in CMMS, EMSYS and Primavera Project Planner (P3) software including API, ASME and TEMA standards. He is currently the Lead Maintenance Planning Engineer of SNC-Lavalin (Canada). 

During his career life, Mr. Ghazi has gained his practical and field experience through his various significant positions and dedications as the Lead Project Planner & Scheduler, Site Project Control Leader, Senior Project Planner & Scheduler, Senior Project Coordinator & Turnaround Engineer, Mechanical Projects & Turnaround Manager, Project & Turnaround Coordinator & Planner, Lead Area Maintenance Engineer, Metal Unit Foreman, Senior Maintenance Planning Engineer and Field Mechanical Engineer/Field Maintenance Supervisor for international companies like the Husky Energy Tucker, Flint Energy Services Ltd., BANTREL Co., Tyco Thermal Controls, VECO Canada Ltd., UMA Industrial, Edmonton, Steeplejack Energy Services Ltd. and SAUDI ARAMCO.

Mr. Ghazi is a Registered Professional Engineer in Alberta and has a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. Further, he is an active member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).