CV,UK Based Senior Electrical Engineer, Manager Looking Globally

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Serial No: 17817

Skills keywords: controls and instrumentation, electrical engineering, new technologies
Short Bio:

Senior electrical engineer with strong experience in High Voltage and Low Voltage.
Excellent working experience of digital and electronic equipment, controls and instrumentation, including safety critical systems.
Excellent command of Engineering theory and technologies.
Strong expereince of safety management.
Strong experience of project engineering management.
Strong experience of working in international environment, construction projects, and highly-regulated settings.

Current location: England, United Kingdom - View on map
Nationality: British
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: Arabic, english, french, spanish
Location I am interested in working: Anywhere
List the countires you have a visa to work in: Algeria, United Kingdom


Sep. 1992 – Jul. 1994
Engineering specialization in Power and Control Electronics
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electricité et de Mécanique (ENSEM), Nancy, France
Five-year Engineering Degree of ENSEM

Sep. 1990 – Jul. 1992
Engineering Core Curriculum
Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Electricité et de Mécanique (ENSEM), Nancy, France
Mechanics University studies, Université de Nancy I, Nancy, France
Three-year University Degree in Mechanics, Université de Nancy I

Sep. 1987 – Jul. 1989
Two-year University Engineering Specialization in Electronics
Université des Sciences et de la Technologie (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria

Sep. 1985 – Jul. 1987
Two-year University Engineering core-curriculum
Université des Sciences et de la Technologie (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria

Mathematics and Techniques” Baccalauréatt with honors
(Algerian Secondary School Diploma)


May 2013 Technical training on Amtech electrical testing software (Amtech, UK)

Apr. 2013 LonWorks Controls Professional Certification – Third generation control systems (Echelon, UK)

Jun. 2011 LonWorks Networks design, Echelon Corporation- Watford, UK

Feb. 2011 2382-100 Level 3 Certificate in the Requirements for Electrical Installations, (17th Edition),UK

Jul. 2010 Managing Safely –IOSH approved and validated course- Hertfordshire, UK

Mar. 2009 High Voltage Authorised Person Electrical-Industrial SCHNEIDER – Coventry, UK

Nov. 2001 Marketing and Corporate Organization – SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC – Morocco

May 2001 Medium Voltage Equipment – SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC- Grenoble, France

Power Factor Improvement – SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC – Annecy, France

Jun. 2000 High Voltage transformers – ALSTOM – Saint-Ouen, France

Jun. 1998 High Voltage transformers – ALSTOM – Saint-Ouen, France

Apr – Jun. 1994 Harmonic filtering – EDF– Nancy, France

Career Summary

Dec. 2013 – To date
Senior Electrical Engineer – Air Products Plc, United Kingdom

Commissioning and Operation of a 50 MVA Energy from Waste Power Generation Facility:

Electrical Commissioning of a 50 MVA power plant, comprising gas turbines, steam turbine and heat recovery.

In charge with new technology and digital electrical equipment.

Detailed design of electrical protection (Line, Generator, Motor and Feeder protection). Review and definition of all protection functions (overcurrent, line differential, transformer/motor differential, reverse power, directional, under/over excitation, under/over voltage, etc..)

Setting and testing of digital electrical protection relays (Siemens Siprotec, SEL).

Responsible for demonstrating G59 grid electrical protection compliance to electricity provider.

Setting and commissioning of various electrical equipment (VSD, UPS, power transformers, power cables).

In charge with defining and implementing test rigs and test protocols for plasma gasification novelty equipment.

Assistance in defining and implementing Safety Critical Systems.

Assistance in defining and setting Site Electrical Maintenance policy and routines.

Jul. 2008 – To date
Site Electrical Engineer – EISAI Europe Limited, United Kingdom

Management of a pharmaceutical facility electrical infrastructure:

Responsible for the Site Low Voltage and High Voltage electrical infrastructure.

In charge with defining the maintenance strategy for electrical equipment.

Design and realization of small control projects on safety critical systems: fire detection, gas detection, sprinkler system.

Upgrade on Building Management System: modification and improvements on hardware and software of control systems, PLCs and related instrumentation.

In charge with defining and implementing the site Energy management policy.

Responsible with implementing electrical safety procedures and safe systems of work.

Implementation of condition-based maintenance system (vibration analysis and thermography).

Jan. 2005 – Jan. 2008
Engineering Manager – GlaxoSmithKline, Algeria

Management of the Engineering Department of a pharmaceutical facility:

Responsible for preventative maintenance, curative maintenance and troubleshooting of Utilities as well as Process Equipment – Management of a Maintenance Team

In charge with design of new engineering projects.

Management of Capital expenditure related to Engineering Department.

Validation and Qualification of quality/safety critical equipment.

Operation and management of facilities control systems.

Responsible for the calibration of critical and facilities instrumentation – Procedures and in-house calibration.

Implementation of EHS systems and good practices in Engineering systems – implementation of ATEX requirements in process areas.

Implementation of SixSigma / Statistical Process Control tools.

Apr. 2003 – Jan. 2005
Project Engineer – GlaxoSmithKline, Algeria

Construction of a new pharmaceutical facility:

In charge with electrical engineering (power and control) and mechanical engineering as well (HVAC and fluid mechanics).

Check detailed design to ensure compliance with company’s Quality, Engineering and EHS standard.s

Perform and Write out Design Reviews.

Introduce and validate modifications required to adapt design to site constraints and local regulatory requirements

Check and follow-up construction works

Carry out commissioning operations and complete commissioning documents (with contractor)

Write out Validation protocols / Perform Installation and Operation Qualification for both Utility and Production Equipment– Liaise with Validation/ Quality representatives

Jan. 2001 – Apr. 2003
Power Engineer – SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC, Algeria

In charge with tenders and after sales services:

Responsible for technical design and commercial offers of tenders related for Medium Voltage Supply Stations, in compliance with EU / Algerian regulatory requirements (30 kV and 10 kV rated equipment)- MV fault protection and discrimination calculation.

Responsible for technical / commercial tenders related to Medium Voltage Switchgears,.

Carry out of technical surveys to achieve power factor improvement: measuring of reactive power, evaluation of current harmonics and design of appropriate capacitors banks and filters (Industrial sites, including major ones as cement plants)

In charge with tenders for revamping of major industrial sites (oil industry, chemical / fertilizer industry)

Mar. 1999 – Jun 2000
Power Engineer – ALSTOM, Algeria

In charge with High and Medium Voltage Transformers maintenance:

Responsible for a survey on operation of 60 High Voltage transformers (220, 60 and 30 kV) installed in electrical substations all over Algerian territory

Maintenance and troubleshooting of High Voltage transformers

Liaise with Client (SONELGAZ: main Algerian power supplier)

Jan. 1998 – Mar 1999
Power Engineer – CEMALGELEC – ALSTOM Group –Algeria

Revamping and troubleshooting of electrical equipment:

Mangement of operations and personnel in a 50-workers company dedicated to maintenance of electrical devices.

Maintenance, revamping and troubleshooting of all Low Voltage and Medium Voltage electrical devices: motors, drives, frequency inverters, transformers, electrical generators.

Oct. 1995 – Dec 1997
Power Engineer – Phoenix Electrical Engineering -Algeria

Engineer and manager:Maintenance, revamping and installation of industrial equipment.