Resume of Piotr Pszczola

Mechanical engineer

A results-driven, highly skilled Commissioning Engineer, with a proven track record in the execution of complex multidisciplinary, diverse projects across the globe. Skilled in the delivery of strategic solutions enhancing key project objectives to the highest international standards for quality, health, safety, security and the environment. Possessing excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, clients, vendors and project teams culminating in the successful completion of commissioning projects.

Responsible for testing and commissioning activities across a variety of factories and shipyards in Europe; provides comprehensive engineering and technical support for equipment at customer sites. Performs acceptance testing of systems and ensures commissioning activities were in line with project specific specifications.

Gas Turbine Technology for Operations and Maintenance Engineers
AutoCad, CAD, MathCAD
mechanical, commissioning, installation, field, on-site, site

Last Resume Update April 26, 2018
Address Trollhattan, Sweden


GKN Aerospace
Design Engineer
Apr 2018 - Current
 In charge of preliminary calculations of Intermediate Case for new aircraft engine.
Seaonics AS
Service & Commissioning Engineer
Mar 2015 - Sep 2017
Key technical responsibility for testing and commissioning activities across a variety of factories and shipyards in Europe; providing comprehensive engineering and technical support for equipment at customer sites, performed acceptance testing of systems, and ensured commissioning activities were in line with project specific specifications.
 Commissioning of new equipment with a key focus on offshore lifting appliances, performing tests and coordinating test related activities in factories and shipyards (Factory and Harbour Acceptance Tests with clients).
 Coordinated with other commissioning disciplines (Electrical, Instrumentation, Advanced Control Systems) to start-up, test, and troubleshoot integrated systems (Hydraulic, Mechanical).
 Conducted the initial site readiness inspections to ensure that equipment was properly constructed to comply with regulations prior to handover to operations.
 Calibrated, tested, and optimized performance of equipment and subsystems to ensure design criteria were fully incorporated into final product (e.g. scientific and fishery winches, Launch And Recovery Systems (LARS) for Remote Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROUV, ROV), shipboard and offshore cranes).
 Acted as site supervisor during installation, start up and testing.
 Prepared engineering designs and documents, including: installation and commissioning procedures, preservation storage, and maintenance procedures.
 Established a reputation for the ability to develop strong relationships and work well with contractors located worldwide from diverse cultural backgrounds on installation and commissioning projects.
 Earned recognition for supporting Factory Acceptance Test Procedures adopted and used by the company to demonstrate performance/reliability.
 Performed service work in various locations ensuring highest quality standards.
GKN Aerospace
Strength Calculation Engineer
Oct 2011 - Feb 2015
Key technical responsibility for strength calculations working on the P&W Geared Turbofan project, a revolutionary jet engine project. Prepared specifications and work instructions to support the project.
 Adept at developing bespoke solutions utilizing FEA on engine structures as well as using calculations to meet structural integrity requirements.
 Successfully utilizing written non-standard stress methodology as stress analysis in order to validate FEA and to build parametric FE models.
 Assigned and supported project personnel throughout the project phases (e.g., technical studies, product design, preparation of specifications and technical plans and product testing) and confirmed all changes were executed by engineering teams.
 Produced designs utilising 3D CAD packages and optimised designs to ensure robustness of design including the preparation of strength testing procedures to facilitate design verification.
General Electric office - Engineering Design Centre
Mechanical engineer
May 2010 - Sep 2011
Supporting Engineering activities associated with GE’s aviation portfolio with a key focus on mechanical systems (accessory gearbox) and hydraulics.
 Provided support in all technical issues evaluating manufacturing non-conformances; quality approvals; proposing corrective actions for manufacturing (LM5000, LM2500, LMS100, CF6)
 Prepared engineering designs and documents, including: equipment technical evaluations
 Collaborated with material experts and mechanical team to meet cutting-edge technological challenges with innovative product and prototype solutions. Received team achievement award for project contributions.
 Supported engineering documentation release for lead engineers during design verification and qualification phases of new product development.
 Performed Finite Element Analysis for strength evaluation of components, verification of design of components and validation of test results.
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 2008 - Apr 2010
 Constructed machine shop fabrication blue prints, including production assembly drawings, using ANSI/ISO standardized formats.
 Collaborated with mechanical designers and electrical engineers to define projects.
 Created 2D and 3D mechanical drawings of projects with Inventor and AutoCAD Mechanical
 Incorporated and applied the latest technologies and materials to improve products resulting in successful production launches within the organization.
 Skilled in supporting the development of basis of designs, specifications, data sheets, calculations as well as supporting detailed design across engineering interfaces


AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland
Post Grad, Drilling Engineering
Sep 2013 - Jul 2014
AGH University of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland
MSc, Mechanical Engineering
Sep 2003 - Jun 2009

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