Lexter Ang Boon Hock
Engineer - Civil
Sembawang Engineers and Constructors, a Punj Lloyd company, has established itself as a major player in the industry not only locally but around the world. It is an honour to be able to join a forerunner in this line. With Sembawang
Trainee Engineer (Mechanical) exigent, Simon Carves UK
Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) - Manchester University
2 years with Simon Carves
I graduated in Mechanical Engineering which is arguably the most diverse of engineering disciplines, offering a full spectrum of opportunities. However, I knew early on that I wanted to be part of a ‘bigger picture’ and that the Process Contracting Industry had the most to offer me. It is here that you get to see a plant in the feed stage right through to its construction and commission. Simon Carves’ name is synonymous with Process Contracting and in doing more research on the Group, as a whole, I quickly realised it was a dynamic organization, poised for further growth. Hence providing me the opportunity to expand on my professional skills and abilities, broaden my horizons and work abroad.
Engineers really benefit from on-site experience; this is often hard to come by, as the design office is always a challenging and demanding setting. Simon Carves’ management encourages site experience. I have undertaken a long-term site assignment on an LDPE project and I am due to undertake a second site assignment on a Bio-Ethanol project.
One of the most valuable experiences so far, has been the breadth of people I’ve enjoyed working alongside. This includes subcontractors in the field to corporate management from all corners of the world.
I have now worked within the group for two years and while part of the team, I continue to look forward to both an interesting future. I would recommend the industry to any ambitious Engineer!