CV, Electrical Engineer and power generation experience in Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 7935

Skills keywords: commissioning, consultancy, design review, maintenance, project management
Short Bio:

I have extensive experience of Projects & Maintenance of LV, MV & HV Electrical Systems . Experienced & qualified Power Engineer with M.S. in Power Systems. Presently working as Saudi Electricity Company's Engineer(Clients Engineer) with Lahmeyer International GmbH at Qurrayah-2 CCPP Project (4200MW). Previously, worked for Karachi Electric Supply Company at 560MW BQPS-2 Power Plant Project. Hands on experience of Projects & Maintenance with proven track record.

Current location: Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia - View on map
Spoken languages: english
Location I am interested in working: africa, Australia, Bahrain, canada, France, Germany, Ireland, new zealand, Oman, Pakistan, qatar, saudi arabia, Singapore, South Africa, spain, Sweden, switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States

Career  iobjective:

A challenging and dynamic job in a reputable multinational organization using my management and technical skills with an opportunity for advancement.


10-Nov’12- To Date

Company Profile: Lahmeyer International GmbH

Lahmeyer International is the Consultant of Saudi Electric Company(SEC) for 4200 MW Qurrayah-2 Power Project, consisting of six Power Blocks in 3+3+1 configuration. Open Cycle of the plant has been commissioned & Combine Cycle commissioning is in progress.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Working as SEC Commissioning Engineer to ensure that the Plant meets the design requirements-safely & reliably.

• Review/Approval of Test Procedures

• Ensure compliance with Project Technical Specifications, International Standards, and OEM procedures and specifications

• Perform equipment walk-down, safety walk-down & ensure safe turnover of equipment from Contractor to Client

• Monitoring of functional and operational tests of various equipments in order to prepare the equipment to the first start up

• Review/Approval of engineering documents and drawings, ECC and CCC packages, as-built documents etc

• Inspection, Supervision & Witness of Site Tests & Commissioning

• Verification of the compliance of test results with the design and reliability requirements

• Preparation of inspection reports, certificates, progress reports and site correspondence

• Suggesting improvements in design

• Partial Design & FCN/GFN Reviews

• Preparation and follow-up on Punch Lists, NCRs & Observation Notes

• Coordination with contractor to resolve issues

Technical Skills:

As client’s Engineer, performing the supervision & witnessing of the following activities:-

• Stability Test of Transformer, Generator & Cables

• Testing of EX2100 100mm SCR Warm Backup Excitation System

• Testing of Interlock & Intertrip Schemes

• Complete Component & Functional Testing of 4.16kV & 480V Switchgear

• Testing of MiCOM P122,P192, P127, P921, P663; GE G60,T60,C60; ABB REM615 Protection Relays

• Proficient with BECKWITH ELECTRIC CO. M-4272 Motor Bus Transfer System for MV Switchgear

• Dead Bus Test

• Site Acceptance Test of Siemens Perfect Harmony Drive 3150KW Rating

• Site Acceptance Test of GUTOR & CHLORIDE DC Charger & UPS

• Site Acceptance Test of AMETEK Fault Recorder

• Site Test of Motors & Generators

• Analysis of Transformer Oil Tests

• HiPOT Test of Cables & Bus Ducts

• Complete Testing of 386MVA ONAF Alstom Power Transformer & Other Auxiliaries Transformers

• Primary Injection & Secondary Injection Testing

• Worked with cathodic Protection System of Corrpro’s Cathodic Protection System

EXPERIENCE: 01-Nov-2010 to 25-Oct-2012

Company Profile: 560MW CCPP, BQPSII

Karachi Electric Supply Company(KESC), Pakistan

560MW BQPSII Power Project, a $450m EPC project awarded to Harbin Electrical Engineering China, owned by KESC, has 3xGE Frame 9E DLN 1.0 GT & 1x190MW ST. Plant has it’s own RO & Demin Plant.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Worked in the capacity of Deputy Manager (Electrical) , responsible for smooth execution, commissioning & maintenance of Electrical systems, leading a team of 8 persons. Brief responsibilities are as follow but not limited to:-

• Maintenance planning to reduce downturn & optimizing plant availability

• Development & implementation of maintenance plans

• Modification & engineering of Plant Systems for betterment

• Budget Planning & cost control with effective utilization

• Root cause analysis of breakdowns, trips & equipment failure

• Procurement & Technical Evaluation of Spares, Tools & Materials & inventory management

• Arranging & planning for services by contractors

• Healthy coordination with other depts. & conflict resolution

• Design review with the EPC Contractor & ensuring design as per approved international standards

• Monitoring & inspection of execution & witnessing commissioning tests of electrical systems & follow up with contractor for standardization & quality job

• Punch List compilation & resolution with contractor

• Close coordination with Procurement, Finance, Stores & Vendors/Suppliers

• Managing & ensuring safety at plant & conducting Walk Through Safety Audits & daily tool box talk

• To assist HSE Dept in OHSAS 18001:2007 & ISO 14001 certification

• Managing team of eight persons & assigning daily jobs

• Team building & training of plant systems to staff

Technical Skills:

• Maintenance of Power Transformers, Generators, Excitation & associated systems

• Maintenance of MV, LV Switchgears

• Maintenance of MV, LV Motors

• UPS, DC System & EDG systems preventative maintenance

• Maintenance of ATS & VFD’s

• Healthiness check of Protection relays & critical loops

• Compilation of equipment master data & PM Plans of all Electrical Equipments to be uploaded in SAP MM & PM Module

Commissioning skills:

• Design review of GIS, MV, LV, Protection Systems & other plant utilities

• Commissioning of 220kV Double Bus Single Breaker Scheme SF6 filled GIS including 10 bays, make Pinggao Group China with ABB HMB 4.2 Circuit Breakers

• Commissioning of 3x170MVA Power Transformer (TBEA China) with OLTC(MR) & 3x30MVA Unit Aux Transformer

• Commissioning of 3 x 9A5 TEWAC Generator (GE) with Brushless Exciter & GE EX2100 Redundant Excitation Control System

• Commissioning of 6.6kV, 0.4kV Switchgears, Dry Type Transformers, MV & LV Motors including VFD’s

• Testing of Protection Relays ABB RED670, REL670, RET 650, REG 670, GE G60, Schneider S40, M40

• Commissioning of DC Charger with NiCd Batteries & 60kVA UPS

• Technical verification of contractual spares to be received from contractor

EXPERIENCE: 06-Feb-2008 To 31st Oct-2010

Company Profile: Tuwairqi Steel Mills Ltd

Tuwairqi Steel Mills Limited (TSML), is Pakistan’s first private-sector integrated environment-friendly steel manufacturing project of Al Tuwairqi Holding, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with captive power plant of 36MW.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Responsible for all work from Execution till Commissioning & post-Commissioning activities, reporting to Manager (E & I), leading a team of engineers. Supervisors & technicians. Brief responsibilities are as follow:-

• Smooth execution of work at site according to approved standards & drawings.

• Evaluation of feasibility of drawings with respect to site condition and make necessary changes in coordination with design team to freeze final drawings

• Technical evaluations of tenders

• Procurement of materials & tools

• Planning & monitoring of activities within time, cost & quality constraints

• Prepare To do list, Check list & Punch list

• Monitor progress & prepare monthly progress reports

• Effective utilization of resources & Man-power management to increase productivity

• Prepare BoQ, estimating Man-hours, Material indenting & Bill verification

• Conflict & Risk Management & preparing root cause analysis

• Implementation of HSE SoP’s & conducting tool box talk

• Coordination with mechanical, Process & Procurement depts

• Building competitive & motivated team

• Dealing & negotiations with vendor

Technical Skills:

• HI POT test, CT polarity and saturation, CT/PT turns Ratio by primary injection and VCB Contact resistance testing of 11KV & 6.6KV AREVA WKC 31.5KA switchgear

• Testing and commissioning of 400V, 50KA LV switchgear (IMCC) by using Intelligent modules Siemens SIMOCODE PRO V and SOFTSTARTER 3RW44

• FAT of 15MVA Power Transformers with OLTC and 2MVA distribution Transformers

• Installation, testing and commissioning of 110V, 40KVA SAFT online UPS Cum stabilizer with SBS having 196AH NICAD batteries

• Installation and commissioning of 125V DC Redundant Battery backup system for 11KV, 6.6KV & 400V switchgear controls

• Testing and commissioning of 11KV, 3 & 4 way Schneider Electric RM6 Ring Main units with SF6 breaker and disconnector equipped with VIP300 self powered Protection Relay

• FAT(heat run, Locked rotor, No load run, winding resistance using DLRO and vibration test) of 400V Siemens squirrel cage induction motors

• Erection and Pre-commissioning of 34MW Kawasaki GPB-70 Gas Turbine combined

cycle power plant

• Parameter settings of MICOM feeder management P143, Motor management P243 & Trafo protection P632 Numerical Protection Relays

• Testing & commissioning of 600KVAr PFi Panel with Nokian Capacitor Relay

• Installation, Meggering & RTD Test of MV Motors up to 6150KW

• LV & MV cable selection/sizing/testing including MV termination Kits

• Soil resistivity test and execution of Earthing at site

• Control Valves Testing (Fisher, Metso, Jamesbury)& calibration

• Installation of NDIR Analyzer, O2 Gas Analyzers & Mass Spectrometer for online analysis of gases

• Installation, testing & commissioning of Temperature, Flow, Level & Pressure measuring instruments and inter-connection with DCS Honeywell Experion PKS

• Worked on Cable schedules, JB schedules, Isometrics, P&ID, motor interconnection diagrams, Functional Logic Diagrams etc.


• 3 days training by Lloyd’s Register(LRQA) for EMS ISO14001 Internal Auditor Certification in July’2012

• 5 days training of GE EX2100 Regulator Maintenance Course by GE in Feb’2011

• 3 days training of Vibration Analysis-Basic by SKF in Oct’2011

• 10 days training of GE Mark VIe Maintenance by GE in Feb’2011

• One month training in China by Harbin Power Engineering in Nov’2010

• Attended Siemens Comprehensive Power System Protection Training 2009

• 3 days training on MiCom Numerical Relays by Areva T & D Pakistan

• Attended Basic Fire Management Training

• Attended Training on Organizational Behavior And Employee Motivation


Degree Year University/College Grade/Division

MBA 2010-To Date Institute of Business Management In progress

MS(Power Systems) 2008-2010 NED University of Engg. & Technology CGPA 3.16

BE(Electrical) 2004-2007 NED University of Engg. & Technology First Division

Intermediate 2001-2003 Adamjee Govt. Science College, Karachi A-1 Grade

Matriculation 1999-2001 New Habib Public School, Karachi A-1 Grade

Computer Skills & Softwares:

• MICOM Protection relay software S1 Studio V3.1

• SIEMENS softstarter and intelligent module ES Professional

• ABB PCM 600 Protection Relay Software

• GE Tool Box ST for EX2100

• GE Enervista for relays

• Schneider SFT2481 for protection relays

• MS Office, MS Project