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CV, Rwanda Based Electrical Engineer, Energy And Oil And Gas

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 18231

List top 5 skills: control room operator, electrical engineering, power generation, safety officer
Short Bio:

I am adaptable, conscientious, enthusiastic, and self-motivated individual with exposure to a wide range of areas in power, energy, industrial, oil & gas sectors possessing excellent technical and communication skills combined with the ability to relate well with people at all levels. I have worked with different companies at various levels such as an Electrical and Instrumentation technician, power plant operator, Control Room Operator, operations engineer/supervisor, electrical engineer,

Current location: 

Kigali Rwanda - View on map

Nationality: 

Ugandan

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy, Manufacturing and Operations

Spoken languages: 

english, french, Ikinyarwanda, Swahil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, United Rep. of, Togo, Uganda



Qualifications

2008-2012. Obtained a Bachelor’s Degree (Hons) in Electrical Engineering at Makerere University Kampala. (CGPA 4.44)

2004-2006. Obtained an Ordinary Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering course at Uganda Technical College- Kichwamba

2001-2003. Obtained a Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) at Saint Leo’s College Kyegobe

1998-2001. Obtained a Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) at Ibaale Secondary School.

May 2001. Obtained a Uganda Certificate in Business skills development with Private Sector Development in Fort Portal.

Career Summary

2012-todate (Expatriate):
Employed and working as a Plant Operations Shift Engineer/Supervisor at Contourglobal Rwanda dealing in offshore Methane gas extraction from Lake Kivu and onshore thermal power generation, reporting directly to Plant Operations Manager/Plant Director

Key result areas

• Ensuring close monitoring of the demands from the dispatcher (EWSA, Rwanda’s Energy/Utility company); and ensuring that the demands are met in due time.

• Communicating with dispatching & ensuring close monitoring of the load demands & achieving times (as per request and contracts with the grid operator)

• Maintaining operation data log sheet, preparing reports, engine running schedule as per instruction by Operations Manager.

• Providing necessary hands on training; communicating effectively with the shift team,

• Ensuring that all the operational procedures in place are closely respected.

• Ensuring that the “Work Authorization Process” (LO/TO) is strictly followed for all Equipment under my responsibility. Duly inform the Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager and the Barge Manager of the anomalies noted.

• Acknowledge & Ensure proper implementation of advices/instructions from Hierarchies.

• Closely monitoring the quality, stock and levels of Fuel Gas, Lubricating Oil, Water, and others.

• Ensuring proper and continual training of personnel under my responsibility.

• Bringing in inputs and contributing in activities so as to improve the Operating Conditions of the Plant.

• Provide technical leadership in defining, evaluating and correcting technical problems and developing plant improvements.

• Analyze plant O&M data to confirm plant performance to established standards, operating goals, permits and contracts.

• Monitor and recommend plans for compliance with safety and environmental regulatory requirements.

• Identify and prioritize plant monitoring and performance improvement opportunities or requirements.

• Perform functional and operational testing of plant systems and components. Interpret acceptability of data in comparison with established standards or sound power plant practices. Assist in the investigation of plant problems, incidents, accidents, and provide analyses, recommendations, reports, and follow up plans.

• Perform routine preventive and predictive maintenance on all systems and equipment; support corrective maintenance efforts on selected equipment when properly trained or supervised.

• Conduct operations safely, reliably, efficiently, and in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures

• Maintain logs, records, and data sheets; prepare reports, trends, time sheets, material requisitions, work orders, and other administrative documents related to the business of power production.

2010-2012
Worked as an Operations Shift Engineer on a 2year contract basis at Wartsila Power Plant Namanve Uganda (Jacobsen Uganda ltd) generating
50MW of thermal power, reporting directly to Operations Manager

Key result areas.

• Ensuring close monitoring of the demands from the dispatcher (UETCL, Uganda’s energy/utility company); and ensuring that the demands are met in due time.

• Communicating with dispatching & ensuring close monitoring of the load demands & achieving times (as per request and contracts with the grid operator)

• Maintaining operation data log sheet, preparing reports, engine running schedule as per instruction by Operations Manager.

• Providing necessary hands on training; communicating effectively with the shift team,

• Ensuring that all the operational procedures in place are closely respected.

• Ensuring that the “Work Authorization Process” (LO/TO) is strictly followed for all Equipment under my responsibility. Duly inform the Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager and the Barge Manager of the anomalies noted.

• Acknowledge & Ensure proper implementation of advices/instructions from Hierarchies.

• Closely monitoring the quality, stock and levels of Fuel Gas, Lubricating Oil, Water, and others.

• Ensuring proper and continual training of personnel under my responsibility.

• Bringing in inputs and contributing in activities so as to improve the Operating Conditions of the Plant.

• Provide technical leadership in defining, evaluating and correcting technical problems and developing plant improvements.

• Analyze plant O&M data to confirm plant performance to established standards, operating goals, permits and contracts.

• Monitor and recommend plans for compliance with safety and environmental regulatory requirements.

• Identify and prioritize plant monitoring and performance improvement opportunities or requirements.

• Recommend measures and budgets for plant performance improvements.

• Analyze equipment failures, determine causes, recommend recovery plans and impose cost effective solutions to prevent reoccurrence.

• Lead or participate in project meetings and conference calls.

• Provide verbal and written project status updates and reports.

2009- 2010
Appointed and worked as an Electrical Maintenance Technician at Warid telecom Bugolobi on a 1 year contract basis, reporting to the Electrical Engineer.

Key result areas

• In charge of the entire electrical and electronics repair, maintenance works.

• Maintenance and servicing of standby diesel generators.

• Preparation of reports on status and performance of all Electrical and electronic systems.

• Working with contractors, contracted to perform Electrical works/installations for the company.

• Observing and complying with environmental, health and safety measures and regulations.

• Installation and maintenance of electrical equipment on the sites;

• Diagnosing electrical faults and ensuring timely attendance to the same

• Coordinate trouble shooting for suspected electrical malfunctioning of machinery and equipment with maintenance team.

• Raise orders for spares and other required electrical items

• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Company from time to time.

2007-2009
Appointed and worked as a Generator Technician/Control Room Operator at Aggreko International Power Projects Uganda generating 100MW of thermal power using LFO/diesel Cummins reciprocating engines, reporting to Plant Shift Engineer.

Key result areas

• Handling, repairing and maintenance of 1250 MVA Cummins diesel generators.

• Carrying out ‘A’ and ‘B’ services.

• Working as a Control Engineer/Operator for thermal power generation of 50MW; Starting, stopping and synchronising KTA50 1250KVA LFO Generator sets onto the national grid.

• Performing routine inspections and equipment maintenance for proper operation and availability. Assist in the start-up, operation and shutdown of mechanical and electrical equipment to meet contract and business plan requirements.

• Manually operate valves, pumps, dampers, and other equipment as necessary. Perform switching of electrical equipment up to 11kV. Perform operations to place electrical circuits and generating equipment in and out of service.

• Through the DCS system, controls, monitors, starts, stops, regulates, evaluates, performs routine maintenance, and operation of all support systems from the main control room.

• Identify abnormal operating and equipment conditions; troubleshoot and repair electrical and mechanical equipment to optimize cost effectiveness while ensuring reliability.

• Maintain competency in the operations of local and remote plant facilities to ensure unplanned outages are minimized. Make recommendations to enhance plant reliability and performance.

• Follow plant operational procedures to ensure the accomplishment of production goals. Perform work in a safe manner and comply with regulatory requirements

• Understand system-operating requirements, identify trends, perform routine analysis and make recommendations for operating adjustments.

• Maintain competency as a plant operator/Engineer in conjunction with maintaining the electrical and mechanical equipment and facilities.

• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Company from time to time.

2005-2007
Appointed on contract basis and worked as an Electrical Technician for Lafarge East Africa/Hima Cement Ltd Company, reporting to Electrical
Engineer.

Key result areas

• Handling Industrial installation and maintenance, Cable laying, Three and single phase wiring, of ac and dc circuits, etc.

• Service, maintain and repair of Electronic Control systems involving programmable logic controllers and frequency drives controlling motor speeds.

• Operation of 1MVA Diesel generators supplying power to the Cement Plant during grid failure.

• Ensuring safe electrical working environment for electrical panels and equipment by making routine walk about/inspection on all utilities.

• Ensuring power supply stability to the equipment to avoid damage in case of power fluctuations and high voltage/low voltage change over’s during flickers and failures.

• Monitoring and trouble shooting of, compressed air system, fire system and ensuring that generators are in good order.

• Any other duties as may be assigned by the Company from time to time.