Time served electrical design and controls engineer with 10 years experience in the baggage handling industry, both on and off site work.
A timed served electrical design and controls engineer, with an excellent approach to employment.
Always on time, presentable, well mannered and very flexible. Ideal for a wide variety of jobs due to the numerous qualifications gained. Excellent understanding of the engineering industry. Can adapt to office and site work, ensuring high quality throughout.
Qualifications & Education
Leeds Metropolitan University
BEng (Hons) degree in Engineering Technology
FdSc – Engineering Technology
Hull College of Higher Education
HNC (Higher National Certificate) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
ONC (Ordinary National Certificate) Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Humberside Engineering Training Association (H.E.T.A)
NVQ Level 4 – Engineering Management
NVQ Level 3 – Electrical & Electronic Engineering
NVQ Level 2 – Engineering Operations.
Other Relevant Qualifications
City & Guilds, Level 3 Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations 17th edition.
City & Guilds, Level 3 Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations 16th edition
Construction Skills Health and Safety – CSCS Card
First Aid Qualified
Experience gained in the following disciplines,
Electrical & Projects
Electrical control and distribution panel manufacture
Control and distribution panel design
Various onsite electrical installations
Technical documentation authoring
Software development (predominantly programming in LAD & STL language)
VSD (Inverter) development
Electrical and controls system design
Onsite installation, commissioning, fault finding, testing & handover
Cost and time monitoring and logistics
Supervision and management of small teams
Siemens; Step 7 – 300 & 400 series, Logo, WinCC & TIA Portal
Variety of X-Ray machine integrations, L-3, Smiths Heimann
ProfiBus, ProfiNet & MPI distribution and networks
Elpro modem communications
SAC (Sort Allocation Codes) Interfacing (BagStage)
ATR (Automatic Tag Reader) Interfacing (SICK)
Aug 2010 – Present
Daifuku Logan – Controls Engineer
To lead the successful completion of multiple Baggage Handling Systems, including HBS (Hold Baggage Screening) and TTS (Tilt Tray Sortation) systems, as the role of lead controls and commissioning engineer. To design, engineer and implement all electrical and controls aspects of a project, along with the management and supervision of in house and on site teams. Duties include providing input to the sales and proposals teams from a controls perspective. The design and testing of all electrical control panels, using calculations to help determine cable and component sizing and rating. Authoring of electrical installation packages, including cabling schedules, technical (design, interface, testing and performance) specifications and electrical drawings. Monitoring of control panel manufacture; ensuring that all deadlines and budgets are achieved, promising high quality throughout. Development, emulation and on site commissioning of PLC software, subsequently leading to client testing and handover. Product development, which includes upgrading and improving current solutions, focusing on cost reduction, performance enhancing and efficiency improvements.
Aug 2006 – 2010
Logan Teleflex (UK) Ltd – Junior Controls Engineer
Duties in this role included the design and development of electrical control and distribution panels using AutoCad Electrical. To support lead engineers with documentation, testing and logistics and to gain experience in software methods.
Qualifications gained up to NVQ level 4, HNC, FdSc and BEng.
Aug 2004 – 2006
Fabricom Airport Systems (UK) Ltd – Apprentice Electrical Engineer
To develop background knowledge of the engineering industry. Main roles included the manufacture and testing of electrical control and distribution panels. Qualifications gained up to NVQ level 3 and ONC.
Multiple Domestic & International Airports (Saudi Arabia), including: Tabuk, Medinah, Jeddah, Wadi al Dawasir, Gassim, Sharurah, Jouf, Al Ahsa HBS Departures & Arrivals Lines
System design, planning, development and implementation. On site electrical installation and commissioning, client witness testing & handover. S7-300, TIA (1200), LOGO & WinCC.Programming. X-Ray machine communications.
Multiple Domestic & International Airports (Russia & Eastern Europe), including: Simferopol, Vladivostok, Irkutsk, Ulyanovsk, Samara, Koltsovo, Stavropol, Riga HBS Departures, Transfer & Arrivals Lines
System design, planning, development and implementation. Cost & time monitoring, ensuring all deliverables were achieved. Onsite electrical installation and commissioning, client witness testing & handover. S7-300, TIA (1200), LOGO & WinCC programming. X-Ray machine communications.
Stansted International Airport (UK) 6 Tilt Tray Sorters & OOG – Out Of Gauge Baggage Line. Existing system modifications and improvements. Replacements and modifications of existing equipment. Integration and addition of new equipment. Onsite commissioning, client witness testing & handover. Siemens Logo programming.
Gatwick International Airport (UK) North Terminal 2 Tilt Tray Sorters & Inductions. Provided software and electrical cover on live Tilt Tray Sorter systems. Including working alongside third party companies ensuring the system was achieving optimum throughput with minimum downtime. Fault identification and rectification methods used.
Shannon International Airport (UK) HBS Departures & Transfer Line System design, planning, development and implementation. Cost & time monitoring, ensuring all deliverables were achieved. Onsite commissioning, client witness testing & handover. Modicon Quantum programming. X-Ray machine communications.PLC upgrade from Modicon to Siemens. Onsite commissioning, client witness testing & handover. Siemens S7-300 programming. X-Ray machine communication
Tianjin International Airport (China) 2 HBS Departure Lines PLC upgrade from Modicon to Siemens. Onsite commissioning, client witness testing & handover. Siemens S7-300 programming. X-Ray machine communications. 2 Tilt Tray Sorters & Inductions Electrical pre-commissioning and software commissioning. Siemens S7-400, Siemens WinCC, Omron PLC, Elpro modem programming. ProfiBus, ethernet and radio communications
Warsaw International Airport (Poland)
Tilt Tray Sorter & Inductions Electrical pre-commissioning and software commissioning. Siemens S7-400, WinCC, Omron PLC, Elpro modem. ProfiBus, ethernet and radio communications. SCADA interfacing and testing.
Gatwick International Airport (UK) South Terminal 2 Tilt Tray Sorters & Inductions Electrical pre-commissioning and software commissioning. Siemens S7-400, WinCC, Omron PLC, Elpro modem. ProfiBus, ethernet and radio communications. SCADA interfacing and testing
Other projects include: Newcastle International Airport (UK), Glasgow International Airport (UK), Khartoum Airport (Sudan), Tanajib ARAMCO Airport (SAR), Al Wedjh Domestic Airport (SAR), Banjul Airport (Gambia), Falklands Islands Airport, Ras Al Khaimah Airport (UAE), London Heathrow Cargo
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