Last Updated: 27th May 2017 (over 5 years ago)
Commissioning and operation experience up to 220kV of switchyards, transformers up to 250MVA, generators up to 200MW by steam driven turbines and 150MW on gas driven turbines, various voltage switchgear from 35kV systems to 380V MCC’s. I’m conversant with DC battery systems and UPS systems. In depth knowledge of protection systems and static and dynamic testing of equipment, from primary and secondary injection, to open circuit and short circuit testing of large generators, PDCS (Power Distribution Control System ) and LMS (Load Management Systems).
Troubleshooting of electrical systems and equipment on both operational facilities and new installations. Mentoring of local and expat engineers and workforce under my control in all the above.
Handling of department budgets including staffing requirements, procurement of equipment and cost estimates, and have been responsible for teams of electrical engineers and supervisors, both expat and national, on various projects.
On the job safety being of paramount priority always in all work environments.
Post graduate Industrial Power Managemnt
— Sep 2000
MS Electrical Engineering
— Jun 1987
OTT/ Commissioning/ Ops Maintenance Electrical advisor
Managing loads, load forecasting, relay coordination and studies, arc flash studies on 35kV, 10kV and 400V power distribution systems.
Ensured State Regulatory Compliance of electrical organization, personnel certification and licensing and operational procedures
Creating, conducting, and evaluating electrical emergency response drills mainly before first energy of facilities
Next step I was responsible to Co-ordinate and supervise commissioning activities of Chevron Electrical facilities in Chuandongbei Gas Project Phase ODP1 – China: 35KV and 10KV Overhead lines, Step down transformers, HV and LV Switchgears, field equipments.
Coordinated the Electrical Commissioning team to prepare Electrical Commissionable Systems and Sub-system, ensuring all sub-contractor testing is carried out to local and project specifications, organizing detailed commissioning schedules, interviewing candidates for internal electrical positions, writing and reviewing Commissioning procedures.
Completion of all B/C Commissioning check-sheets for electrical facilities, package preparation including test documentation, as-built drawings, Commissioning red line marked up drawings for Custody Transfer to Ops.
SERP (Site Electrical Responsible Person) during Commissioning phase for whole project and ensured State Regulatory Compliance of electrical organization, personnel certification and licensing, and operational procedures.
Last year after Commissioning completion I was transferred to Ops-Maintenance team being involved in coordinating electrical operation and maintenance team in daily activities and supporting Turnaround team.
Electrical Commissioning Superintendent
— Jul 2012
Power generation and distribution Electrical Supervisor
— Mar 2007
Equipment Included: - Step-Up Transformers and Power Transformers: 11/33 KV, 33/11 KV; 33/6 KV; 6/0.4KV, Gas Turbine Generators: 11.5KV/ 45 MVA, Auxiliary Equipment, Battery Chargers, Invertors, 11KV; 6KV; 0.4KV – Motors, UPS and DCP System, Cathodic Protection Rectifiers, EIS -Emergency Isolating System, LDS -Load Shedding System, PDCS- Power Distribution Control System-ABB, ESD – Emergency Shutdown System-HIMA, PMS – Power Management System-ALSTHOM.
I&E Commissioning Engineer
— Mar 2004
Production and Operation Manager
— Jan 2002
I was Project Manager for the following investments:
Replacement of the process control equipment with D.C.S. (distributed control system) - ADVANT POWER ABB (special design for 200 MW turbines).
Replacement of the old electric protections for Generator –Transformer 200MW Block with digital protections type ABB.
Replacement of the rotating Exciter System of 50MW and 200MW units with a Static Shunt Field Excitation System ABB.
Electrical Superintendant, Operation Shif tSuperintendent, Operation Manager
— Mar 1999