Tel: +44 (0) 2079890750

Global Recruitment Experts

Access to millions of CV's and
thousands of international jobs

CV, Senior Electrical Engineer looking for a position in Middle East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 16753

List top 5 skills: power systems, project management, technical support
Short Bio:

Skilled Senior Electrical Engineer with more than twenty (20) years of work experience both in local and overseas multi-national management and construction teams in senior supervisory positions, project management, QA/QC inspections in electrical engineering with a strong background in designing with AutoCad and testing. Experienced in new construction integration and system design, large-scale maintenance for corporate buildings and factories operations and maintenance. Outstanding leadership

Current location: 

California, United States - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, Croatian, english, Serbian

Locations I am interested in working:

Arabia, Saudi, Bahrain, Iraq, kuwait, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

Iraq, United States



Qualifications & Education

Bachelor of Science : Marine Electrical Engineering and Electronics, 1979
Faculty of Maritime Studies, University of Rijeka – Rijeka, Croatia

Professional Training Course in Engineering Sciences and Croatian & Serbian Language, 1975
University of Rijeka – Rijeka, Croatia

High School Diploma : General Sciences, 1974
Almansoor Secondary School – Baghdad, Iraq

Career Summary

Senior Instrumentation Electrical & Control Design Engineer,
11/2013 to 02/2014
Processes Unlimited International, Inc – Bakersfield, California, USA

Creating, modifying and upgrading electrical, instrumentation and control systems design for oil and gas fields and gas and steam turbine electrical power plants. Rendered technical drawings and electrical systems specifications that exceeded company standards. Performed load calculation for sizing wire and circuit protection and voltage drop calculation.

Performed upgrading design for Unit No.4 of Coalinga Steam Turbine Electrical Power Plant for Chevron company as followings :

• Motor Control Centers (MCCs) elevations and one line diagrams and load schedules.

• Distribution panels schedules.

• Motors schematic diagrams.

• Control panels layouts and schematic diagrams.

• Control panels field wiring diagrams.

• Instruments loop wiring diagrams.

• Generator control wiring diagrams.

• 5kV – three line diagrams (Generator Protective Relay).

• 5kV Circuit breaker control schematic diagrams.

• Emergency shutdown (ESD) control schematics diagrams.

• Power and control cables and conduits schedules.

• Interconnection block diagrams – instrumentation, power, control and ESD diagrams.

• PLC Assembly drawings, PLC Power schematics, PLC I/O schematics.

• Assisting in the followings :

• Area classification plan, grounding plan and details, cable tray routing and details, cables and conduits routing and, instrument plot plan and electrical details.

• communication system architecture.

• Field visiting and investigation for many times.

Senior Instrumentation Electrical & Control Design Engineer,
12/2012 to 09/2013
KSI Engineering, Inc, – Bakersfield, California, USA

Creating and developing instrumentation, electrical and control systems design for oil and gas fields. Rendered technical drawings and electrical systems specifications that exceeded company standards. Monitored the manufacture of electrical devices and operations to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Monitored installation and operations to consistently meet rigorous customer requirements. Performed in-depth electrical acceptance testing of completed hardware, including continuity and high potential isolation testing. Performed creating and updating design of electrical, instrumentation and control systems of oil and gas fields for American oil and gas companies Chevron, Aera, Exxon Mobil and Berry Petroleum as followings :

• Calculating loads, protection devices, cables and conduits sizes for the electrical system.

• Calculating electrical distribution panels and mini load centers sizes.

• One line diagram, PV system, UPS system, load schedule, cable and conduit schedule.

• Solar power system schematic diagrams.

• Control room details and layouts, switch rack details and layouts drawings.

• Hazardous, grounding, routing, lighting, instrumentation and equipment locations plans and details.

• Communication panel layout and wiring diagrams.

• Main control panel layout and wiring interconnection diagrams.

• Pressure reduction skid control panel layout and wiring interconnection diagrams.

• Pressure reduction skid instruments loop wiring diagrams.

• Surface safety skid panel layout and wiring diagram.

• Surface safety skid instruments loop wiring diagrams.

• Three phase measurement skid control panel layout and wiring interconnection diagrams.

• Three phase measurement skid instruments loop wiring diagrams.

• Bills of materials for all electrical equipment and control systems.

• Electrical switch rack layouts and details.

• Junction boxes layout and wiring diagrams.

• Fields lighting wiring diagram.

Senior Electrical Engineer,
09/2009 to 06/2012
State Company For Maritime Transport, Ministry of Transportation – Baghdad, Iraq

Managed maintenance and repair electrical operating systems for both docked and seafaring cargo ships and oil tankers. Monitored installation and operations to consistently meet rigorous requirements. Monitored the manufacture of electrical devices and operations to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Troubleshot electrical equipment problems. Performed all the above for the following systems :

• Diesel generators, main switchgears main switch panel and electrical power distribution system.

• Fresh water, sea water pumps, cooling water pumps, drainage and waste water pumps, oil pumps and their electrical and control systems. Air, fuel, oil and water heating systems and their electrical and control systems.

• Electrical boiler and its electrical and control system.

• Compressed air system used to start the main engine and the diesel generators which contains of main electrical air compressors with their electrical control system.

• Air conditioning system which contains of main electrical Freon gas compressors, ducts, blowers and their electrical control systems.

• Main engine and auxiliary equipment control room.

• Electrical and mechanical workshops electrical equipment.

• Engine room electrical crane with its panel and remote control.

• All ventilation systems and their blowers.

• Ship helm with its two electrical hydraulic pumps and their electrical and control system.

• The anchor which operate it electrical motor and its electrical and control system.

• Fire fighting system and fire alarm system.

• Deck cargo electrical cranes include all their electrical operations and electrical and control systems.

• Electrical hydraulic pumps for hydraulic cranes and their electrical and control system.

• All kind of lighting systems, emergency lighting system and batteries room.

• Kitchen which contain electrical ovens, hot plates, refrigerators, storage cold stores and other electrical equipment with service electrical elevator.

• Small telephone exchange station and communication system, TV, video and audio systems.

• The bridge and navigational systems.

Hardware Design Engineer,
08/2008 to 03/2009
Siemens Power Generation, Inc – Alpharetta, Georgia, USA

Instrumentation and controls, siemens systems design for gas and steam turbines for electrical power plants. Rendered technical drawings and electrical systems specifications that exceeded company standards. Monitored the manufacture of electrical devices and operations to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Collaborated successfully with cross-functional development teams to design and manufacture new products. Monitored installation and operations to consistently meet rigorous customer requirements. Performed in-depth electrical acceptance testing of completed hardware, including continuity and high potential isolation testing. Performed evaluation and design of DCS systems for new and retrofit installation to include :

• I/O list evaluation.

• I&C fields equipment evaluation.

• Bus topologies.

• Cabinets and layouts design.

• Parts specification and selection.

• Low voltage power distribution.

• Drawing/documentation preparation.

Hardware design engineer for the following projects :

• Granite Ridge Power Plant, New Hampshire, USA

• Suez Ennis Power Plant, Texas, USA

• Constellation Hillabee Power Plant, Alabama, USA

• Las Flores Power Plant, Peru

Electrical Design Engineer,
12/2006 to 07/2008
EDG International, Inc – Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Instrumentation, Electrical and control systems design (Allen-Bradley) for gas and steam turbines for electrical power plants. Minimum power output 80 mega watt. Rendered technical drawings and electrical systems specifications that exceeded company standards. Monitored the manufacture of electrical devices and operations to ensure compliance with safety protocols. Collaborated successfully with cross-functional development teams to design and manufacture new products. Monitored installation and operations to consistently meet rigorous customer requirements. Performed in-depth electrical acceptance testing of completed hardware, including continuity and high potential isolation testing. Created design of the systems as followings :

• Designed PLC cabinets.

• Developed loop diagrams for complex logic devices such as PLC’s and DCS systems.

• Prepared cable and conduit routing plans and schedules.

• Development of control panels, that includes control enclosures, lighting, push-button selector switches, relays, timers, trip alarms and purge systems.

• Cables and conduits sizes and voltage drop calculation.

• Development of power distribution, junction boxes and lighting systems, included drawings for general arrangement, internal layout, schematic, interconnection and wiring diagrams.

Participated in developing P&ID drawings by coordination with the project engineer.

Instrumentation and control design engineer for the following projects :

• Riverside Power Plant, Oklahoma, USA.

• Black Mountain Power Plant, Arizona, USA.

• Yucca Power Plant, Arizona, USA.

• Guddu Power Plant, Columbia.

Consultant / Electrical Engineer
07/2001 to 11/2005
Municipality And Agriculture Department – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

• Performed the design of all electrical systems for government facilities, schools, mosques, medical centers, swimming pools, gymnasiums, theatres and stadiums that include : 11/0.415 kV Substation and power distribution that include main switch board, main and auxiliary distribution panels and consumers and their air circuit breakers (ACB), molded case circuit breakers (MCCB), miniature circuit breakers (MCB), isolators and other protection devices. Busbar systems and mounting. Calculating loads schedules, protection devices, short circuit, power factor, capacitor bank, voltage drop, cables ducts, cables and conduits sizes for all electrical distribution systems. Different kinds of power, telephone computers and TV sockets with their protection devices, conduits and wiring. All kinds of internal and external lighting systems with their protection devices, conduits, wiring and control systems. UPS system and its connections with critical systems of the building like fire alarm system and computers system. Batteries power system and emergency lighting system. Emergency generator and auto transfer switch. Conventional, Addressable and Intelligent fire alarm systems including their conduits, fire proof cables, smoke detectors, heat detectors, break glass, bells and control panel. Water pumps system including their cabling, protection devices and control panels. A/C and ventilation systems and their power distribution including cabling, protection devices and controls. Streets and parks lighting including their pols, conduits, cables, protection devices and controls. Water heating system that include electrical or fuel boilers and its power and control system. Cameras, barriers and security system. Performed in-depth electrical acceptance

• Managed maintenance and new construction projects and its standardized practices and Job Consultant over three sectors of the maintenance department for the municipality of the city.

• Monitored the manufacture of electrical devices and operations to ensure compliance with safety protocols.

• Collaborated successfully with cross-functional development teams to design and manufacture new products.

• Monitored installation and operations to consistently meet rigorous customer requirements.

• Continually improved methods and procedures for processes, measurement, documenting and work flow techniques.

• Responsible for on-call response, construction projects, and regular maintenance of 84 buildings to include government facilities, schools, mosques, medical centers, swimming pools, gymnasiums, theatres, and stadiums.

• Typically oversaw and directed up to 10 coinciding projects with estimated costs up to $85,000 for each project.

• Created technical reports that include all the required maintenance and new construction work for each site.

• Determined job timeframes, cost estimates, and teams needed to complete projects; seek contract approval.

• Supervised and give final approval of work performed by three new construction contractors, three maintenance contractors, and two safety system contractors.

• Issued release of payment documentation for contractors after completing final project inspections.

Electrical Engineer,
01/1996 to 06/2001
Self-Employed – Baghdad, Iraq

Opened my own engineering workshop and managed technicians and a mechanical engineer to repair electrical and mechanical equipment for hotels, factories, tankers and cargo ships, and for private individuals.

• Successfully self-marketed services and negotiated contracts.

• Scheduled and oversaw work performance of employees.

Assistant Maintenance Manager ,
12/1992 to 12/1995
Sheraton Hotel & Casino – Baghdad, Iraq

Managed 20 technicians covering three shifts of maintenance crews handling operations, maintenance and repair and performing installation for the new electrical and mechanical equipment including their cables and control panels. Mentored junior engineers and new hires to better improve the competency and efficiency of all staff. Hired, trained, scheduled, and monitored new employees. Directed technicians to operate and do maintenance and repair for all the electrical and mechanical systems and equipment such as :

• The substation, main switchgear and main switch board, electrical power distribution.

• The emergency generator with (1000 kVA) of power and auto transfer switch.

• Air conditioning system which contains of three main chillers, condensated water pumps, chilled water pumps, cooling towers, ducts and air blowers and their electrical distribution panels and control system.

• Cold storage rooms, ice makers, refrigerators.

• Heating system which contains of two main boilers with their steam control system, water pumps, ducts, blowers and their electrical distribution panels and control system.

• Hot and cold washing water circulating system with its water pumps and their electrical distribution and control system.

• All the ventilation systems and their blower.

• Kitchens which contain of many electrical ovens, hot plates, dishes washing machines and their steam and electrical distribution and control systems and other electrical equipment.

• Laundry which contains of many washing, drying and steam ironing machines and their electrical distribution and control system and other electrical equipment.

• Different kinds of hoovers and carpet cleaning machines.

• Three main guests lifts and two service lifts.

• Swimming pools and their water system, plumbing, drainage water and waste water system.

• All kinds of hotels lighting system and emergency lighting system.

• Fire fighting system and fire alarm system.

• TV, video and audio systems, telephone exchange station and communication system.

• Pneumatic system, slide doors with their control system and main control room.

Marine Electrical Engineer,
07/1979 to 11/1992
State Company For Maritime Transport, Ministry of Transportation – Baghdad, Iraq

• Performed regular maintenance and repaired electrical operating systems for both docked and seafaring cargo ships and oil tankers to include generators, water and oil pumps, lighting, air conditioning and compressors, electrical cranes, and navigational systems.

• Controlled parts inventory and negotiated maintenance contracts.

• Served as insurance claims representative for entire fleet of ships.