Commissioning engineer

Last Updated: 24th November 2017 (over 5 years ago)

South Africa


Phone Number


Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Romanian


Commissioning and control engineer working for ABB on Kusile powerplant site.


Ovidius University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Constanta (Romania)
Mechanical engineering

   Jan 2000
— Jan 2005

• Electro techniques, machinery and electrical measurements;
• Technical drawing
• Mathematical analysis
• The strength of materials and elasticity theory
• Hydraulic and Pneumatic Drives
• Tolerances and dimensional control
• Mechanical technique
• Elasticity of the structures
• Machine parts


ABB Italy
Automation and commissioning engineer

   Aug 2015
— Current

Role and responsibilities for ABB Genova FAT and DEA Milano*FMECA Kusile:
• FAT Auxiliary Power Plant System and signals checks & assignments
Role and responsibilities with ABB Symphony Melody for Kusile South Africa:
• Commissioning 6 X 840(MW) Steam Turbine for Kusile Power Plant from South Africa
• Commissioning and testing the ABB Melody DCS, Control & Instrumentation System and field equipment for the Kusile Power plant
• Fault diagnosis from field devices to ABB Melody I/O Cards (field wiring and marshaling)
• Commissioning of common plant equipment i.e. switch gears
• Loading configuration into I/O Modules via ABB Composer melody and download the software developed onto controllers
• Software modifications and updates on Scada 800xA and composer melody
• Process control and optimization during commissioning
• Develop graphics/trends & alarms for project as per client requirement on Scada system (800xA)
• Develop code for project as per client requirement with Composer ABB engineering tool
• Fault finding of Melody DCS & 800xA Scada system
• Carry out graphic changes to suit plant installations using the ABB system 800xA Graphic Builder
• Replace faulty IO cards and reload after replacement (CBI/CBO/CAI/CAC/CBC/CAO modules)
• Change wiring for IO cards when not done correct (i.e. 4 wires/2 wires etc.)
• Setup hart device from within composer
• Update changes to loop drawing when changed during commissioning
• Assist with implementation of DCR’s in responsible area
• Assisting operations department during unit Start-UP and maintenance

SC INCAS Automation and Engineering S.R.L.
Technical manager

   Apr 2014
— Aug 2015

Role and Responsibilities entailed field engineering, site management, technical support for marketing and sales department, pre-commissioning and commissioning for electrical and mechanical equipment, start-up activities, service support for this equipment after sales, FAT and SAT together with end-users for our software and/or delivered systems.
• Direct interaction with Incas's partners:Emerson (Rosemount ), Imtech, John Zink, Besta, Isoil,
Technical experience involved:
• Work flow maintenance
• Setting processing variables
• Observing control points and equipment
• Monitoring personnel and resources
• Studying methods
• Implementing cost reductions
• Developing reporting procedures and systems
• Facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points
• Management of 12 subordinates
• Monitor the activities of FAT and SAT teams, pre-commissioning and commissioning and calibration.
• Maintenance after start-up for equipment's hardware and software (Rosemount Tank Master and Radar Master), PC tests HMI, OS, OPC, flow meters & flow computers (Vega II, OMNI, Flow-X), air eliminators, filters, pressure transmitters, temperature transmitters, level transmitters, flow transmitters, pressure switches, temperature switches, control valve & MOV's (Rotork, Elomatic, Auma, ESD), Vapor Recovery Unit (John Zink, Kappa Gi, Jordan), blending systems & additive panels (Isoil), permissive EUS/EKS &UPS.
• Project completed: installation, configuration, testing (local and remote) and commissioning for 31 Rotork actuators in Nigeria (Mosimi and Atlas Cove)in April - May 2015.

SC Callatis Gas S.R.L.
Chief operating officer

   Nov 2011
— Apr 2014

Coordinate and ensure the entire operating process of LPG terminal in accordance with the objectives, schedule and quality standards of the company
• Proper functioning of the firm, technical and managerial, in accordance with policies and business strategy of the company
• Organizing and coordinating the entire process of developing and implementing best technical and economical solutions for major investment for maintenance and repair of equipment and facilities
• Plan the activities of operation of LPG terminal according to plan deliveries set to ensure that the full set of quantitative and qualitative indicators
• Organizes and controls the maintenance and development of production capacities and coordinating the correct and efficient use of investment funds
• Organize and coordinate the introduction of new products into production and is responsible for ensuring the parameters specified in the documentation

S.C. Servus Information & Communication S.R.L.
Service Engineer for Automatic Teller Machine(ATM) & Points of sales (POS)

   Mar 2003
— Nov 2011

Banking service and maintenance equipment (ATM & POS) on the South-East of Romania
Services related to the development and implementation of equipment dedicated to electronic payments and cash delivery like:
• Installation of ATM / POS (IBM, NCR, GRG , Diebold,Bull, Hypercom,Verifone)
• Software Development
• Preventive maintenance
• Service on-site warranty and post-warranty

SC Crucial Systems & Services S.R.L
IT Service Technician

   Jan 2001
— Mar 2003

Providing management, business intelligence solutions, archiving solutions, document management solutions, security solutions, IT consulting, network secured, authorized technical support HP, DELL, FUJITSU and Brother, solutions for data backup, DLP, SaaS services web hosting
• Installing different OS
• Server Colocation

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