CV, Waqar Ahmed Resume Updated DEC 2014

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 17674

Skills keywords: control valve, field instrumentaion, vibration monitoring
Short Bio:

Highly accomplished and results driven expert professional with more than 6 years of experience and apprenticeship in Instrument field with focus on maintenance in petrochemical and Oil & Gas industry. Good track record in managing frontline work schedules, ability to work calmly and diligently, excellent interpersonal skills, a professional attitude and a firm personality to manage maintenance works independently or as a team member.

Current location: Punjab, Pakistan - View on map
Nationality: Pakistani
Preferred Sector of Employment:  , Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: english, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere


 D.A.E in Electronics Technology (2005-2008) from S.P.I.T Gujrat

 6 month Diploma (Mar 2010 – Sep 2010) in Project Management from Pakistan Institute of Modern Studies Islamabad

 1 year Diploma (2008-2009) in Industrial Engineering from Pakistan Institute of Modern Studies Islamabad

Career Summary

: (Jun, 2013 to Present)
Attock Refinery Limited, Rawalpindi

Currently, I am working as a Senior Instrument Officer in Attock Refinery Limited, Rawalpindi, which is the pioneer in crude oil refining in the country with its operations dating back to the early nineteen hundreds. Backed by a rich experience of more than 90 years of successful operations, ARL’s plants have been gradually upgraded / replaced with state-of-the-art hardware to remain competitive and meet new challenges and requirements.

•  Worked in Engro Corporation Limited
from Aug, 2008 to Jun, 2013. (4 Year 10 Months)

• Engro Fertilizer Limited Daharki
August 2008 – June 2011

• Engro Foods Supply Chain Muridke
June 2011 – April 2012

• Engro Foods Limited Sahiwal
April 2012 – June 2013


 Coordinate the activities of assigned Instrument Technicians, providing work instructions, advice and guidance. Work as a job site leader to coordinate with other craft leaders.

 To receive assignments, work orders and permits to work from Instrument Engineer, examines faulty electronic or pneumatic instrumentation, establishes requirements, i.e. tools, parts and length of time, and plans layout and procedures for repair, modification, replacement or calibration.

 Installs, maintains, modifies and repairs a variety of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation on site or workshop, using a variety of tools and test equipment. Work includes the configuration, dismantling and repairing of components such as electronic cards and replacing defective parts such as relays, integrated circuits and transmitters.

 Carry out routine preventive maintenance and checking of all instrumentation Includes cleaning, lubricating, testing and reassembling of all equipment, reporting operating conditions and faults to the Instrument Engineer. Performs preventive maintenance on major safety and shutdown systems

 Carry out minor modifications work and troubleshooting on electronic instrumentation in the assigned area. Includes following electronic diagrams, checking loops, checking logic diagrams and carrying out any necessary repairs and or repairing switches, carrying out modifications, for example, adding protection systems, checking and calibrating shutdown systems and checking microprocessors in various process or utilities instrumentation units. Reports all faults and identifies requirements for major overhauls.

 Testing, calibration and reinstallation of all repaired electronic, electrical and mechanical instrumentation, ensuring the accuracy of operation, and that all instrumentation is synchronized in conjunction with the Process Control Rooms.

 Carry out safety procedures, ensuring that all work sites are secured and prepared in accordance with work permits that all work is carried out in accordance with safety procedures including equipment isolations.

 Carry out troubleshooting on line equipment and during startups to ensure maximum up time of the equipment.

 Performs servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis and restorative tasks on Pneumatic and PLC based ESD systems.

 Carry out calibration, servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis and restorative tasks on metering system, ball type Prover and associated equipments.

 Conducts in-house training on various systems to elevate job knowledge of technicians.

 Carry out other similar or related duties such as completing maintenance log books and work orders; acting as a team leader on major work assignments etc

 Performs Emergency Response Role as required by company.

 Maintain good communication between the Maintenance team and Operation team. Update daily maintenance / shutdown reports & discuss technical issues with Instrument engineering team. Update daily maintenance and send completed job cards to Instrument Engineers / Planner to enter in to the maintenance management system (CMMS Maximo V7.1).


Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs), Fire Fighting & First aid, Hazardous Area Classification, Emergency Rescue Plan, Hazard Spotting, Work permits system (PTW), Lock-Out and Tag-Out Procedure. Create safety awareness by promoting safety meetings, presentations, and open forum discussions.


 Variety of Transmitters like pressure transmitter, differential pressure transmitter, level transmitter and flow transmitter by Endress& Hauser, Rosemount, Wika, Negele and Yokogawa.

 Variety of Control Valves like single/double diaphragm operated, piston operated and motor operated by Masoneilan, Fisher, Valvetek, Samson, Alfa Laval, AWH, APV and Cameron Ledeen.

 Variety of Valve Positioners by Masoneilan model SVI II AP, Masoneilan model 7400, Fisher model DVC 6000, Fisher model 3582, Fisher model 3570 and ABB model TZIDC-200.

 Thermocouple, RTD, Bi-metallic & Liquid Filled type Temperature Instruments.

 All types of Pressure Gauges (Standard, Compound and Vacuum Gauges) like C-type Borden, bellow type, helical type etc.

 Proximity and magnetic type Switches by CCS, Asco, Delta, Magnetrol, and Dynalco.

 Rosemount, Endress & Hauser and LMI Analyzers of PH meter, Turbidity meter and Conductivity meter.

 Bentley Nevada 3300, 3500 Series Vibration & Thrust monitoring system with vibration transmitters &Proximitters.

 Misc Instruments like Pressure Regulators, Deadweight Tester, Hydraulic Pump, Pneumatic Devices (Instrument Air Regulator, Booster Relays Lock up, Manual reset, Auto reset), SOV’s etc.


BENTLEY NEVADA Vibration Monitoring System (3300, 3500)

I have hand-on experience of Bentley Nevada vibration and temperature monitoring system.

 Installation and troubleshooting of radial and thrust vibration probes.

 Configuration for new channels and alarm/danger setpionts for radial, thrust, seismic and keyphasor.

 Troubleshooting & maintenance of Modules & I/O cards.

DCS (Distributed Control System)

I have hand-on experience of C300 Honeywell DCS System.

 Troubleshooting & maintenance of Controllers, I/O cards, FTA and Barriers.

 Modification in Existing Control Loops.

 Rebooting of Consoles/HMI’s.

 Routine Preventive/Corrective maintenance of DCS Cabinets and Consoles.

PLC (Programmable Logic Controller):

I have hand-on experience of PLC (Allen Bradley Control Logix 5561 & 5563, Compact Logix 1756 and ROCKWELL RS-Logix 5000)

 Troubleshooting & maintenance of I/O cards, Communication Cards.

 Routine Preventive/Corrective maintenance of PLC and HMI’s.

Well knowledge of following control systems

 CCC Antisuge system, Woodward 505, Fire and Gas Detection System Honeywell FS90

Use of the Following CALIBRATION Equipment during Plant Maintenance:

 Hart Communicator (Rosemount (275, 375), Foxboro, Yamatake Honeywell), Vibration Probes Calibrator TK-3 (Bentley Nevada), Temperature Calibrator (Fluke), Pressure Calibrator (JOFRA), Milli Ampere Source, Frequency Generator.