CV, Internationally Experienced Electrical Engineer In Oil and Gas

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6165
(16/10/1984, male)
Skills keywords: engineering design, oil & gas, substation
Short Bio:

I am Arslan Ashraf, Electrical Engineer with career highlights as below:

Experience Profile: EPC Business (Electrical)
Specialties: Engineering Design, Field Engineering & Project Coordination.

Recent Project: Manifa, Saudi Arabia & UCH Power Plant Pakistan
Positions: Design Engineer, Project Coordinator & Field Engineer
International Exposure: Yokohama, Japan (JGC) & Manifa Site, Saudi Arabia (JGC)
Over the tenure of my Engineering career I have worked as Design Engineer, Field Engineer and Project Coordinator for Manifa Crude Oil Extraction Project, Saudi Arabia (worth 11 Billion US Dollar) at JGC Corporation, Yokohama Japan & JGC Arabia Limited, Saudi Arabia along with other miscellaneous projects at Descon Integrated Projects Pvt. Limited Pakistan.
Currently I am working for DESCON Integrated Projects, Pakistan (Formerly: JGC-Descon Engineering) performing duties as the Substation Area Lead Engineer for UCH-II Power Plant Project Pakistan (BOP).
I have been conducting the design of Power System, Equipment Design, Grounding/Lightning System, Raceway, Hazardous Area Classification, Lighting System, and Power System Automation Works along with preparing the necessary datasheets/requisition for the procurement of Switchgear & MCC and miscellaneous electrical equipments.
Being the part of construction team I provided the technical support to in-line any modification/client (ARAMCO) concerns in accordance to ARAMCO, IEC, IEEE, NEMA standards and provided the support for construction & pre-commissioning activities by scheduling the necessary activities to meet the schedule.
I have versatile experience and capable enough to work on medium and large scale EPC projects.

Current location: Pakistan - View on map
Spoken languages: english, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: Australia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, kuwait, Netherlands, new zealand, nigeria, Norway, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, Singapore, South Korea, spain, Sweden, switzerland, United Arab Emirates


Job Experience

Experience Profile: EPC Business

• Electrical System Design Experience (Oil & Gas, Power Generation)

• Project Coordination (Oil & Gas)

• Field Engineering / Site Works (Oil & Gas)

Companies Worked For International Exposure

• JGC Corporation, Yokohama, Japan • Japan (1 Year)

• JGC Arabia, Saudi Arabia • Saudi Arabia

• Descon Integrated Projects Pvt. Ltd, Pakistan

Major Projects:

• ARAMCO – Manifa Project, Saudi Arabia (11 Billion USD)

• UCH-II Power Plant (400 MW Combined Cycle), Pakistan

Electrical Systems Design Experience

• Substation Design (Transformer, LV, MV Switchgear Schematics, SLD’s, Load List, Cable Schedule, Interconnection Diagrams, Conceptual Design, UPS, AC-DC System Design, Vendor Doc Review, System Specifications, Substation Automation System, Substation Layouts, RFQ & Datasheets)

• Cable System (Cable Sizing, Power Layouts, Cable Tray System etc)

• System Studies (Load Flow, Short Circuit, Motor Starting, Relay Coordination)

• Earthing System

• Lightning Protection System

• Communication System

• Fire Alarm System

• Lighting System

• Hazardous Area Classification

• Cathodic Protection System

• BOQ, MTO, Layouts, RFQ’s, Specification, Layout & Proposal Work Related to Above Electrical Systems Works

• Calculations for All Electrical Systems

Job History

 Descon Integrated Projects Limited, Pakistan

Project: UCH Power Plant (400MW Combined Cycle), Pakistan

Designation: Engineer

Responsibilities: Area-Lead

• Substation Equipment Design (Transformer, LV & MV Switchgear)

• Single Line Diagram (MV, LV), Load List, Cable Schedule,

• Schematics & Vendor Document Review, Interconnection Diagrams

• Requisitions, Datasheets (LV & MV Switchgear, Generator, Transformer)

• Equipment Sizing (Transformer, Emergency Generator, UPS etc)

• Factory Acceptance Test Switchgear

Proposal Lead: Trans-Asia Oil Refinary, Pakistan & Coal Baggas Power Plant

Responsibilities: Electrical Power System Design (Switchgear, Transformers, HIS Switchyard, Emergency Generator, Bus-Duct etc)

Electrical System Design: MTO, BOQ & Cost Preparation for Power System Equipment, Lighting System, Grounding System, Fire Alarm, Cathodic Protection & Hybrid Switchyard Equipment.

 JGC Arabia Limited, Saudi Arabia

Project: Aramco – Manifa Oilfield, Saudia Arabia.

Designation: Field Engineer

Area of Work:

• Substation

• Utilities Plant Area


• Ensured the Implementation of Aramco & International Standards

• Substation Automation System

• Coordination with ARAMCO to resolve construction concerns

• Coordination with vendor for pre-commissioning activities

• Coordination with the Construction teams

• Design Updates as per Site Conditions

 JGC Corporation, Japan

Project: Aramco – Manifa Oilfield, Saudia Arabia.

Designation: Design Engineer & Project Coordinator

Experienced managing 40,000 MHRs Project at JGC Cooperation, Yokohama, Japan as Project Coordinator. Major responsibilities included:

• Scheduling Project Activities

• 3D Model Review & Guidelines Developments

• Inter-discipline Coordination

• Coordination to resolve Design Issues

• Electrical Systems design review including:

Power Systems Elementary Diagrams

Grounding Systems Cable Tray Systems

 Descon Integrated Projects (Pvt.) Limited, Pakistan

(Formerly JGC-DESCON Engineering (Pvt.) Limited) EPC Company

Designation: Design Engineer


1) Asphalt Blowing Unit Parco, Pakistan

2) Sharourah Power Plant Extension, Saudia Arabia

3) Bhikki Power Plant, Pakistan

4) Fatima Fertilizer Plant, Pakistan

5) Kandhkot Project, Pakistan

6) Byco, Bosicar Sindh, Pakistan

Software Development:

1) Impressed Current Cathodic Protection System for Pipelines

2) Cable Tray Sizing Spread Sheet

January 2012 Till Present

UEC (Pvt.) Limited Pakistan August 2008 – November 2008

Instrument Engineer

Technical & Commercial Support for Pressure & Heat Instruments, Yokogawa Electric Corporation.


ETAP TRANING at ELTECHS Japan November 2010 Basics of Relay Coordination & ETAP Star Module


IEEE IEC British Standards

NEC / NFPA Saudi Aramco Standard


ETAP LUXICON Smart Plant Review & Naviswork

PDS Micro-Station Auto-Cad


University of Engineering and Technology Lahore

Bachelors in Electrical Engineering 2004-2008

FSc Additional Mathematics 2003-2004

Government College University Lahore

FSc Pre-Medical 2001-2003

Divisional Public School Model Town Lahore

Matriculation 1999-2001


University Senior Year Project

Security Enhancement of Asterisk (PBX) Software