William John Hanson
Engineering Manager – Crewshield
William John Hanson has over two decades of extensive experience in the petrochemical, food and structural engineering fields with a strong understanding of the Middle East and international specifications including relevant import and export regulations. William is an Engineering Manager at Crewshield wherein his proactive costumer-orientated background has lent to ensuring all projects of Crewshield business units are planned, executed and delivered within company procedures and guidelines meeting customer satisfaction.
William’s career took flight in the UK as a Projects Engineer for KGD Industrial Services which he held from 2000 to 2007. During his seven year tenure, William produced and managed project specific documentation and procedures as per stringent client requirements. He was also part of the team that worked with special metals to carry out automated weld overlay on Inconel Billets for specialist tube extrusions where internal material composition differed to the outer on only a 2mm wall. Other key projects delivered included: Quintuple Diesel Centrifuge System for the AKPO FPSO, (HHI / Total) and 5 off Lube Oil Systems for the EPC2B Nigeria East Area Platforms, (Siemens PG / ExxonMobil).
From 2007, William spent the next three years at Siemens Water Technologies – Electrocatalytic Products (Now Evoqua Water Technologies) where he was Project Engineer. He was responsible for mechanical engineering of high value capital equipment ranging in value from £100k to over £1M. His career highlights in this role included: 6 off CTE Systems for Qurayyah IPP, Damam Saudi Arabia – (Saipem / Saudi Aramco) and 2 off CTE Systems for the Soussa & Derna Desalination Plants, Tunisia, (ENKA).
Up until William joined Crewshield he was the Project Manager for Process Group International Ltd – currently trading as Suez Oil and Gas Systems. It was in this role where he gained momentous experience in the supply of Produced Water Systems, Early Production Facilities, Wellhead Desanders, Deoilers, Gas Dehydration Units for EPCs and major companies within the Oil and Gas Industry including Samsung Engineering Co Ltd, DNO ASA, ONGC, Dragon Oil, Cairn India, Hal Offshore and Storengy UK Ltd. William is equally adept at managing and fine-tuning logistics. He led the review of client specifications and internal work scopes produced for the purpose of purchasing and manufacturing equipment to the end users requirements whilst ensuring the specified equipment will be purchased within budget and delivered within the project timescales.
William’s astute action and decision making skills has brought many Crewshield projections into fruition with aplomb. He has a natural aptitude for building and maintaining excellent rapport with internal and external clients, which has unanimously led to successful project delivery.
William has a wide breadth of educational accreditation including an an EMTA NVQ Level 3 Technical Services from the Herefordshire Group Training Association, and a qualification in ASME PD764 Introduction to Hydraulics for Industry Professionals from the Milwaukee School of Engineering. William is also a certified Internal Auditor for QMS-EMS-OSHA (TUV Accredited).
William continues to expand on his knowledge by actively pursuing to become an internationally recognised incorporated engineer (CEng with IMechE) while also distance learning at Middlesex University of London, reading Mechanics of Project Finance PGCT.