Instrument / Fire & Gas Engineer


Last Updated: 10th April 2018 (over 4 years ago)

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Alkhore, Qatar

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KARTHIKEYAN. S
Contact No.: +97433110452
Email Id: sundarkarthik2003@yahoo.com, sundarkarthik2003@gmail.com

FIRE & GAS ENGINEER
Looking forward to challenging assignments in the field of Oil & Gas Sector as well as Petroleum Refining Plants

SUMMARY
A dedicated & resourceful professional with more than 13 years of experience in maintenance and commissioning of instrument in the field of Fire & Gas as well as Refinery & Gas Plant. Highly adept at managing the intricate aspects related to fire & gas system and fire alarm system. Capable of ensuring impeccable preventive & corrective maintenance of assorted fire & gas equipment. Specializes in reviewing and analyzing technical diagrams and engineering drawings. Able to troubleshoot complex technical problems and optimize functioning of distinct resources. Demonstrates exceptions analytical and leadership abilities to skillfully manage manpower, equipment, and all other resources.

KEY SKILLS

• Fire & Gas System Management
• Fire Alarm System Handling
• Fire & Gas Maintenance
• Fire Suppression System Maintenance
• Preventive & Corrective Maintenance
• Departmental Coordination
• Technical Troubleshooting
• Maintenance Report Analysis
• Maxima 6.2-CMMS System Knowledge
• SAP- ERP System Handling
• Technical Diagram Review
• Engineering Drawing Analysis
• Plant Operation Planning
• Equipment Servicing
• PLC, DCS, & ESD Working Knowledge

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1. QCON (QATAR ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY) May 2012 till Date

Designation : Instrument Engineer (Industrial Water Management Projects)
Project : Dolphin Energy Ltd., Gas treatment plant – Qatar

Designation : Instrument Engineer ( Instrument up gradation Project)
Project : Ras Gas Ltd, Raslafan - Qatar

Designation : Fire & Gas Engineer ( Maintenance Engineer)
Project : Dolphin Energy Ltd., Gas treatment plant – Qatar (Offshore / Onshore Plant)

Designation : Fire & Gas Engineer (Commissioning Engineer)
Project : Qatar Gas -Lafan Refinery Plant Expansion project (Onshore Plant)

Designation : Fire & Gas Engineer (Commissioning Engineer)
Project : Qatar Gas -Waste water treatment project

Job Responsibilities
• Reviewing the Fire & Gas detectors content of commissioning test procedures,
• Ensuring that the integrity of the Fire & Gas systems and all safe working within the procedures.
• Coordinate and Control of ‘As Building’ documents in accordance with project procedure
• Coordinate with Vendor in accordance with construction and commissioning schedule ensuring Vendors are mobilized.
• Well aware and understand the safe working practices of the site and receive all the necessary site specific safety training.
• Responsible for the approval of Fire & Gas discipline and ensuring that all work carried out on Live Systems is completed under a Permit to Work systems.
• Preparing the Method Statement for Fire & Gas detectors Logic test.
• Preparing the TRA (Task Risk Assessment ) document with coordination of HSE deportment for any Fire & Gas system Logic test in Live system.
• Ensure that the all Fire & Gas static and dynamic Commissioning activities are completed in a safe manner.
• Coordinate and Ensuring that all Fire & Gas commissioning procedures and paperwork is completed to enable a smooth hand over of systems to Operations.
• Coordinate with the Engineering Purchase Management Team for all mechanical equipment / packages to assist within the build / installation.
• Attend Factory Acceptance Testing of all Fire & Gas systems.
• Responsible for Site Acceptance Testing of all Fire & Gas detectors
• Ensure all team members are fully aware and understand all safe working practices and maintain a Safe working environment.
• Ensuring the technical integrity of F&G systems prior to acceptance of ‘Mechanical Completion’ certificates from the construction contractor / Sub -Contractor.
• Update all mark up drawing to document control team / Engineering management team for As Build documents.
• Coordinate with engineering team about site queries where clarification of design is required and liaise with engineering contractor where a response is required.
• Coordinate with Sub -Contractor for pre commissioning / Loop checking activities of all Fire & Gas system.
• Coordinate with system engineer to review the Cause & Effect / ESD logic to perform commissioning / Functional test in a safe manner.
• Perform the commissioning / Functional test / ESD logic test as per Cause & Effect.
• Maintaining Fire & Gas Systems, Fire Alarm Systems like Smoke Detection, Heat Detectors and Gas Detection Systems efficiently & cost-effectively
• Managing activities & resources of Fire & Gas Maintenance
• Handling preventive maintenance of Fire & Gas and associated equipment malfunctions and manufacturers’ recommended maintenance schedules
• Coordinating with Supervisor & technicians for progress & performance of maintenance and engineering work. Streamlining implementation of work methods and procedures as used in maintenance & engineering. Ensuring systematic update of SAP-CMMS systems
• Resolving problems of Fire & Gas detector, and deploying innovative technologies after a thorough analysis of scope for improvement
• Advising for availability of materials, spares, consumables including calibration gases and tools for smooth execution of activities. Coordinating with procurement and stores, and following up on stock levels to ensure that stocks are maintained at adequate levels for planned work programs
• Preparing detailed equipment check lists for each maintenance cycle and the estimated man-hour and skill requirements
• Handling preventive & corrective maintenance programs and activities. Liaising with operations, technical services and other maintenance units for major shutdowns and turn-around activities
• Analyzing maintenance and performance reports such as preliminary failure and root cause analysis reports
• Ensuring Fire & Gas maintenance programs are effectively implemented against the agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Specializes In:
• Various addressable fire alarm systems like Smoke Detection, Heat Detector and Manual Call Point with MX Minerva-4000, ALFA-8 Fire Alarm Panel
• Various types of Conventional Fire Alarm System like Smoke Detection, Heat Detector and Manual Call Point UV/ IR Flame Detectors, which are communicating with Triconex PLC and Honeywell experion DCS system
• Various types of Toxic and Flammable Gas Detectors like General Monitor, Sieger, Search Line Excel Open Path Gas Detectors, which are communicating with Triconex PLC and Honeywell experion DCS system
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Sieger, Zell Wager, Optima Plus Gas Detector in Offshore Plant
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Apollo Smoke Detectors in Offshore Plant
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Fire & Gas detection, protection system, and instrumentation, system which are connected with Triconex PLC
• VESDA Air Sampling smoke detection systems

2. TYCO FIRE & SECURITY LLC (ABUDHABI) Apr 2006 to Feb 2012
Designation : Fire & Gas Supervisor
Project : GASCO (Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Company)
Habshan & Bab Plant
Natural Gas processing Capacity: 5000 Million Standard Cubic per Day

Job Responsibilities
• Managing activities & resources of Fire & Gas Maintenance team for maintenance purposes
• Handling preventive maintenance of Fire & Gas and associated equipment malfunctions and manufacturers’ recommended maintenance schedules
• Preparing detailed equipment check lists for each maintenance cycle and the estimated man-hour and skill requirements
• Handling preventive & corrective maintenance programs and activities. Liaising with operations, technical services and other maintenance units for major shutdowns and turn-around activities
• Managing maintenance jobs through Maxima 6.2-CMMS system
• Reviewing cause and effect diagrams, functional logic diagrams, and design package for modifications for reliability improvements and the execution of plan as required
• Planning of plant shutdown and start-up activities.
• Preparing the Method Statement for Fire & Gas detectors Logic test.
• Working with commissioning teams for the installation of new Fire & Gas system, and issuing certificates of completions
• Coordinate Site Acceptance Testing of all Fire & Gas detectors.
• Coordinate with Sub -Contractor for pre commissioning Loop checking activities of all Fire & Gas system.
• Perform the commissioning / Functional test / ESD logic test as per Cause & Effect.

Specializes In:
• Various fire alarm systems like Smoke Detection, Linear Heat and Gas Detection Systems, Fire Suppression and Extinguishing Agent/Sprinklers & Water Spray Systems
• Various types of UV/ IR Detectors, company systems, panels and equipment like Allen Bradley, Simplex Time Recorder, Wormald, General Monitor, Dragger, Sieger, Zell Wager, Dig-Cat and MSA
• Cabling, Logical Functions, PLCs and Drawings
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Fire & Gas detection and protection system and instrumentation system, which are connected with Honeywell FSC Navigator – 702 (Fail Safe Control)
• Installing, testing and maintaining Allen Bradly PLC family 5 – PLC, SLC 500 and Control Logic 5555 based fire and gas detection and protection systems in through the plant area and Control Rooms, Substations, Instrument Equipment Shelters, Office Buildings
• Testing and troubleshooting Simplex - Time Recorder Co. USA addressable fire alarm panel in more than 50 buildings, control rooms, other buildings and Wormald - UK conventional fire alarm panels and systems
• Testing & troubleshooting MX Minerva 4000 addressable fire alarm panel in process area & building
• Testing, calibrating and troubleshooting Open Path Detectors and Point type like General Monitor - Ireland, Crowcon, Dragger, Detronics, Sieger, Zell Weger Analytics, Digi-Cat Combustible Gas Transmitter and MSA – Hydro carbon, Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulphide, Sulphur Di Oxide and chlorine Gas detectors in the various location in throughout plant.
• Testing & troubleshooting LOS detector like Boreal Laser toxic gas detection system.
• Testing & troubleshooting Inergen Fire Extinguishing Agents Solenoid Valves, Directional Valves and Pressure Switches and Grinnel, Wormald and Ansul Sprinklers, Water Spray and Deluge Valves Systems, Foam System interfaced with fire alarm systems in the substations, control rooms and transformers
• Testing and troubleshooting of UV / IR detectors of General Monitor – Ireland and Detronics for Power Generator’s, Compressor and Spherical Storage Tanks, Sulphur handling areas
• VESDA Air Sampling smoke detection systems

3. RPG FABRICATORS Jul 2002 to Mar 2006
Designation : Instrument Technician
Project : Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited, Chennai, India

Job Responsibilities
• Working with temperature measurement RTD and thermocouple
• Handling general maintenance of spare, servicing and troubleshooting instruments
• Servicing solenoid value, pneumatic valve, electrical & pneumatic actuators, and pressure gauges
• Managing shutdown activities in power generator and compressors
• Handling On/Off signaling instruments like pressure switches, level switches, actuators with alarming devices
• Working with PLC, DCS, ESD Plant Automation Control System
• Analyzing engineering drawings, loop diagrams, P&ID Drawings, and logic diagram
• Calibrating flow, pressure and temperature instruments

EQUIPMENT HANDLED
List of Fire and Gas Detection System Exposure includes Installation, Testing, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of complete fire and gas detection instruments as below:

• Fire Alarm Control Panel:
o MX-Minerva 4000 Addressable Fire Alarm Control Panel
o Simplex 4100U, 4100, 4010 Addressable Fire Alarm Control Panel
o ALFA Conventional Fire Alarm Control Panel
o Notifier Addressable Fire Alarm Control Panel
• PLC/DCS

o Honeywell experion DCS
o Triconex PLC
o Yokogawa CS 3000 DCS

o Honeywell FSC (Fail Safe Control) NAVIGATOR – 702
o Allen Bradley PLC Series -5, SLC 500, Control Logic 5555
• Gas Detectors (Toxic/Flammable Gas Detector)

o General Monitor
o Drager
o Det-tronics
o Zell wager Analytics

o Sieger Optima Plus, DIGI-CAT Combustible
o Search line Excel Open path Gas detectors
o Boreal Laser LOS (Line of site) Toxic Gas detector
• Fire Suppression/Extinguisher Control Panels

o WORMALD Inergen Control panel
o Ansul-Autopluse IQ-318
o WORMALD Deluge system
o Ansul Deluge system

• Air Sampling Smoke Detection Systems
o VESDA Air Sampling smoke detection systems

TRAININGS
• Maintenance & troubleshooting MX Minerva 4000 Fire Alarm Control Panel
• Maintenance & troubleshooting Simplex 4100U fire alarm control panel
• Permit to work system course attended from GASCO, Habshan, Abudhabi, UAE - Jan 2007 & Jan 2011
• H2S safety awareness course attended from GASCO, Habshan, Abudhabi, UAE - June 2010
• Permit to work system course attended from Dolphin Energy Plant, Raslafan, Qatar – June 2012 & June 2013
• H2S Safety & BA (Breathing Apparatus) awareness course attended from Enertech Qatar (Qatar Petroleum Approved) Doha, Qatar - May 2012, 2013 & 2014 (Valid up to May 2016)
• HUET & Sea Survival Training (for Offshore) from Enertech Qatar (Qatar Petroleum Approved) Doha, Qatar - April 2013 (Valid up to April 2016)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
• B.Tech in Electronic & Telecommunication from Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University (distance education), Rajasthan India in the year 2015
• Diploma in Instrument and Control Engineering from Government Polytechnic (Board of Technical Education), Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India in the year 2002

PERSONAL DETAILS
 Date of Birth : February 8, 1982
 Address : 119 Muthaliyar Street, Chinnavalayam P O, Jayankondam
Tamil Nadu, India, PIN-621802
 Languages Known : English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam
 Marital Status : Married
 Nationality : Indian
 Passport No. : Z2840158 (Valid up to 20-05-2025)

Education

Government Polytechnic (Board of Technical Education), Tamil nadu, India
Diploma in Instrument and Control Engineering

   Jul 2000
— Apr 2002

Experience

QCON (QATAR ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION COMPANY)
Fire & Gas Engineer

   May 2012
— Current

• Maintaining Fire & Gas Systems, Fire Alarm Systems like Smoke Detection, Heat Detectors and Gas Detection Systems efficiently & cost-effectively
• Managing activities & resources of Fire & Gas Maintenance
• Handling preventive maintenance of Fire & Gas and associated equipment malfunctions and manufacturers’ recommended maintenance schedules
• Preparing detailed equipment check lists for each maintenance cycle and the estimated man-hour and skill requirements
• Handling preventive & corrective maintenance programs and activities. Liaising with operations, technical services and other maintenance units for major shutdowns and turn-around activities
• Coordinating with technicians for progress & performance of maintenance and engineering work. Streamlining implementation of work methods and procedures as used in maintenance & engineering. Ensuring systematic update of SAP-CMMS systems
• Resolving problems of Fire & Gas detector, and deploying innovative technologies after a thorough analysis of scope for improvement
• Advising for availability of materials, spares, consumables including calibration gases and tools for smooth execution of activities. Coordinating with procurement and stores, and following up on stock levels to ensure that stocks are maintained at adequate levels for planned work programs
• Analyzing maintenance and performance reports such as preliminary failure and root cause analysis reports
• Ensuring Fire & Gas maintenance programs are effectively implemented against the agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Specializes In:
• Various addressable fire alarm systems like Smoke Detection, Heat Detector and Manual Call Point with MX Minerva-4000, ALFA-8 Fire Alarm Panel
• Various types of Conventional Fire Alarm System like Smoke Detection, Heat Detector and Manual Call Point UV/ IR Flame Detectors, which are communicating with Triconex PLC and Honeywell experion DCS system
• Various types of Toxic and Flammable Gas Detectors like General Monitor, Sieger, Search Line Excel Open Path Gas Detectors, which are communicating with Triconex PLC and Honeywell experion DCS system
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Sieger, Zell Wager, Optima Plus Gas Detector in Offshore Plant
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Apollo Smoke Detectors in Offshore Plant
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Fire & Gas detection, protection system, and instrumentation, system which are connected with Triconex PLC
• VESDA Air Sampling smoke detection systems

TYCO FIRE & SECURITY LLC (ABUDHABI)
Fire & Gas Supervisor

   Apr 2006
— Feb 2012

• Managing activities & resources of Fire & Gas Maintenance team for maintenance purposes
• Handling preventive maintenance of Fire & Gas and associated equipment malfunctions and manufacturers’ recommended maintenance schedules
• Preparing detailed equipment check lists for each maintenance cycle and the estimated man-hour and skill requirements
• Handling preventive & corrective maintenance programs and activities. Liaising with operations, technical services and other maintenance units for major shutdowns and turn-around activities
• Managing maintenance jobs through Maxima 6.2-CMMS system
• Reviewing cause and effect diagrams, functional logic diagrams, and design package for modifications for reliability improvements and the execution of plan as required
• Planning of plant shutdown and start-up activities
• Working with commissioning teams for the installation of new Fire & Gas system, and issuing certificates of completions

Specializes In:
• Various fire alarm systems like Smoke Detection, Linear Heat and Gas Detection Systems, Fire Suppression and Extinguishing Agent/Sprinklers & Water Spray Systems
• Various types of UV/ IR Detectors, company systems, panels and equipment like Allen Bradley, Simplex Time Recorder, Wormald, General Monitor, Dragger, Sieger, Zell Wager, Dig-Cat and MSA
• Cabling, Logical Functions, PLCs and Drawings
• Maintaining & troubleshooting Fire & Gas detection and protection system and instrumentation system, which are connected with Honeywell FSC Navigator – 702 (Fail Safe Control)
• Installing, testing and maintaining Allen Bradly PLC family 5 – PLC, SLC 500 and Control Logic 5555 based fire and gas detection and protection systems in through the plant area and Control Rooms, Substations, Instrument Equipment Shelters, Office Buildings
• Testing and troubleshooting Simplex - Time Recorder Co. USA addressable fire alarm panel in more than 50 buildings, control rooms, other buildings and Wormald - UK conventional fire alarm panels and systems
• Testing & troubleshooting MX Minerva 4000 addressable fire alarm panel in process area & building
• Testing, calibrating and troubleshooting Open Path Detectors and Point type like General Monitor - Ireland, Crowcon, Dragger, Detronics, Sieger, Zell Weger Analytics, Digi-Cat Combustible Gas Transmitter and MSA – Hydro carbon, Hydrogen, Hydrogen Sulphide, Sulphur Di Oxide and chlorine Gas detectors in the various location in throughout plant.
• Testing & troubleshooting LOS detector like Boreal Laser toxic gas detection system.
• Testing & troubleshooting Inergen Fire Extinguishing Agents Solenoid Valves, Directional Valves and Pressure Switches and Grinnel, Wormald and Ansul Sprinklers, Water Spray and Deluge Valves Systems, Foam System interfaced with fire alarm systems in the substations, control rooms and transformers
• Testing and troubleshooting of UV / IR detectors of General Monitor – Ireland and Detronics for Power Generator’s, Compressor and Spherical Storage Tanks, Sulphur handling areas
• VESDA Air Sampling smoke detection systems

RPG FABRICATORS (Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited, India
Instrument Technician

   Jul 2002
— Mar 2006

• Working with temperature measurement RTD and thermocouple
• Handling general maintenance of spare, servicing and troubleshooting instruments
• Servicing solenoid value, pneumatic valve, electrical & pneumatic actuators, and pressure gauges
• Managing shutdown activities in power generator and compressors
• Handling On/Off signaling instruments like pressure switches, level switches, actuators with alarming devices
• Working with PLC, DCS, ESD Plant Automation Control System
• Analyzing engineering drawings, loop diagrams, P&ID Drawings, and logic diagram
• Calibrating flow, pressure and temperature instruments

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