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Galina Boyadzhieva, M. Sc.; B. Sc., EIT

Mecanical Engineering *** Project Engineering Power Generation

Mississauga, ON


• Bachelor and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Major: Internal Combustion Engines (P. Eng. in final stage)  
• 10+ years progressive project engineering experience related to power generation, turn-key Engine Plants, transportation, and aerospace industries, with a focus to consulting and coordinating multidisciplinary teams, quality assurance check and project documentation 
• Demonstrated ability to interplead the machining drawings to verify that the required GD&T and the material specifications are implemented correctly  
• Proficient written report communication skills with exceptional knowledge and understanding of codes, standards and regulations, related to the factory acceptance, functional, vibration and seismic testing of components for CANDU Nuclear Power Plant – N285.0, ASME III, ASME VIII 
• Ability to handle increased responsibility with outstanding interpersonal, organizational, time management, decision making, presentation, and communication skills  
• Highly intuitive, self-motivated, energetic, with a strong attention to detail  
• Interested in working within multidiscipline engineering team environment 
Windows, Adobe Acrobat Professional, FTP Data Transfer, AutoView, SharePoint, MS Office Suite, CATIA V5 (Generative Structural Analysis, DMU Navigator), AutoCAD, Solidworks, MS Project, Documentum, iMACS, SAP, MRP, ERP, Visual, Visio, MATLAB, UNIX systems, C, Dbase, Fortran 77 
• Performed engineering audit on designed mechanical and electrical modules through all stages of design and building of power generation units, testing & shipping, and composed quality assurance reports 
• Prepared, implemented and revised engineering documents based on established project requirements including bill of material (BOM), basic equipment specifications for vendors, technical procedures, test reports and quality inspections for ordered parts, shipped equipment, diesel generator units and system components 
• Worked closely with the Production Planner and Quality Control Manger to ensure the Certificates of Compliance and proper shipping document packages are in accordance with established AS9100 and aircraft supplier standards for shipping 
• Verified all incoming customer CAD 2D drawing packages, 3D models, BOM using AutoCAD and Solidwork in order to support the effective manufacturing planning for all machines and material resources at the three companies facilities 
• Demonstrated comprehensive understanding to power generation project application in order to provide the project plan (milestones, work break down) and monitoring the progress of the project with the discipline leads and developed action plans to meet customer expectations 
• Attended meetings and work closely with suppliers and customers collecting data to be used in the testing and quality reports Develop Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and functional test reports in compliance with applicable codes, standards and regulations  
• Implemented and developed software projects for the regional optimization of truck and trailers logistics, operations and transportation 
• Developed 3D Solid modeling projects to utilized dress-up (Drafts, Stiffeners, Threads) & removing material (Holes, Pockets, Multi-Pockets) CATIA V5 features to train students in Part Design, Assembly Design, Sheet Metal Design and Expert Surfacing Design Skills.  
• Liaised with clients’ mechanical designers and purchasers to help solve and revise any errors, discrepancies, or deficiencies found in their manufacturing drawings or 3D models during the manufacturing process 
• Liaise with third party contractors to ensure all equipment is fit for the application, designed purpose, facility layout, and meeting all the client expectations 
• Successfully established a project procedures, plans and strategy for continued improvement facilitation and progress tracking projects at $8M to $ 100M value 
• Facilitated project coordination meetings to identify the project status, monitor technical deliverables, and confirmed that they are being carried out in accordance with the project requirements, standards, regulations, Health and Safety policies, procedures and best practices 
• Met regularly with current suppliers and customers to collect and review data to be used in the testing and quality reports 
• Assisted engineering team members with problems and questions 
• Designed training presentations for CATIA V5, Documentum and MS Office training 
• Interviewed lead engineers and team members for quarterly process improvement reports and company newsletters 
• Liaised with contractors by email, phone, and video conference to communicate the specific requirements and attended regular design meetings

Work Experience

Project Document Controller

Toromont CAT Power Systems
Brampton, ON

October 2013 to July 2014

Embalse Life Extension CANDU Project 
MAJOR CLIENT: Candu Energy

Senior Project Manager – Gas and diesel generation systems (Contract)

SGNT Technologies
Mississauga, ON

November 2012 to September 2013

Natural Gas Combine Cycle (NGCC) power generation projects - Oil & Energy 
MAJOR PROJECTS: located in Nigeria, Senegal and Kenya

Engineering Assistant / Document Control Coordinator

ABS Machining Inc.,
Mississauga, ON

March 2012 to November 2012

CNC Machining and Certified Welding Services (turbine refurbishment) - Oil & Energy 
MAJOR CLIENTS: GE Transportation, Caterpillar, Andritz Hydro, Voith Hydro, Rolls Royce

Assistant Project Engineer

MAN Diesel & Turbo - Power Plant Business Unit
Oakville, ON

April 2008 to November 2011

Turn-key Power Plants - Oil & Energy 
MAJOR CLIENTS: State Electric Company Ltd. (STELCO), Bahamas Electricity Company (BEC)

CAD CATIA V5 Instructor

Stanford International College

January 2007 to July 2007

Registered Private Career College 
MAJOR PROJECTS: CD case, shampoo bottle, handles assembly, covers

Engineering Assistant

Treco Machine & Tools Inc.
Scarborough, ON

March 2005 to March 2006

CNC Machining Services - Aerospace Industry 
MAJOR CLIENTS: Bristol Aerospace, Irvin, Messier-Dowlty, Orillia Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, etc.

Computer Instructor

Dixie-Bloor Neighborhood Centre
Mississauga, ON

August 2003 to November 2004

Community Employment Resource Centre 
Received Recognition Award from the Government of Ontario for valuable contributions to the Dixie-Bloor Neighbourhood Center

Technical Expert

Portbul Ltd.

December 1993 to February 2001

Automotive Industry 
Delivered high quality technical training for the automotive technical sales for more than 12 Car and Truck trademarks (Fiat Auto, Ford Motor Company, Volkswagen, Audi, MAN)

Project Engineer

Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications

December 1986 to April 1992

Center of Transportation Cybernetics and Technology 
Implemented and developed projects for the regional optimization of truck and trailers logistics, operations and transportation



University of Toronto, LIEP -
Toronto, ON

2012 to 2013

M. Sc.; B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering

Technical University -

1981 to 1986


Windows, Adobe Acrobat Professional, FTP Data Transfer, AutoView, SharePoint, MS Office Suite, CATIA V5 (Generative Structural Analysis, DMU Navigator), AutoCAD, Solidworks, MS Project, Documentum, iMACS, SAP, MRP, ERP, Visual, Visio, MATLAB, UNIX systems, C, dBase, Fortran 77

Additional Information

• PPE examination successfully completed 2014 
• Robotics, University of Toronto 2013 
• Eng. Economics & Decision Making, University of Toronto 2013 
• Vibrations, Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines, University of Toronto 2013 
• Control Systems, University of Toronto 2012 
• Essentials of Communications with Diplomacy, Skill Path 2010 
• General Function of Typical Valves, MAN Diesel & Turbo ; on-job training 2010 
• Power Plant Project Engineering, MAN Diesel & Turbo; on-job training 2009 
• CAD CATIA V5 - 600 hours Intense Training, 14 modules, Maverick Solutions 2006 
• Driver License G, with clean drivers abstract  
Master Thesis:  
Designed Gas Engine for Car, Calculated the changes in thermodynamic cycle & Draw the polar diagram of the wear of at the bearing between the crank shaft and the piston rod. (Developed computer software using dBase to calculate the data for every 5 degree of rotation of the crank shaft and to draw the polar diagram). Awarded max grades for development and max grades for presentation 
One of the Top 10 students awarded for the exchange student training, LADA, Togliatti, Russia 1984 
• Associate Member of OSPE (Ontario Society of Professional Engineers) 2012 
• Registered with PEO as EIT, P. Eng. in final stage 2012 
• Member of ABEC (Association of the Bulgarian Engineers in Canada) 2010