Electrical and I&C commissioning engineer / supervisor

Last Updated: 11th June 2019 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level

English, Kazakh, Russian


My name is Maxim Melnikov. I have a total of 11 years of full-time experience out of which 8 years on Lead/Senior level in EPC and Consultancy Companies for Oil & Gas and Mining in the Russia and Kazakhstan, including designing, construction, commissioning and project management positions for Electrical, Pipe Line, Solar and LV systems, holder of Master’s Degree in electrical engineering, confirmed by Canada World Education Services (#3976158) and by apostille.
Constriction, commissioning and start up: gas pipe line's equipment, compressors and gas transfer stations, gas turbine generator, steam turbine generator, substations, transformers, reactors, harmonic filters, diesel generators, switchgear and MCC, electrical part of processing equipment and HVAC, VSD , UPS, magnetic bearings system, heating system with heat tracing and Pentair skin effect equipment’s.
Electrical Engineering: Scope of Works Preparation, Conceptual design, FEED and detailed EPC design; specifications and data sheets; Cable sizing and Voltage drop calculation; Preparation of SLD; Equipment sizing calculation; Load schedules; HV/MV Substations designs; Generators, switchgears and power transformers; UPS, HV Overhead Power Lines; Variable speed drives; Lighting, Earthing and Lightning protection design, calculation & layout; Hazardous areas equipment selection; EASY PLANT ,Autodesk AutoCad, Compass, Microsoft Visio, Autodesk Naviswork, AVC smeta, DIALux, Power system design.


South Korea, HI AIR KOREA Co., LTD.
Electrical and I&C commissioning engineer

   Apr 2019
— May 2019

Electrical engineer, commissioning and start-up of HVAC electrical equipment onshore / offshore

Kazakhstan State University of A.Baitursynov
Master of technical sciences, specialty electricity

   Sep 2014
— Jun 2016

Confirmed by Canada World Education Services (#3976158) and by apostille (according to the Hague Convention of 1961)

Kazakhstan State University of A.Baitursynov
Bachelor of Electric Power

   Sep 2005
— Jul 2009

Confirmed by Canada World Education Services (#3976158) and by apostille (according to the Hague Convention of 1961)


"ICG" LLP & KazMinerals
Electrical Superintendent

   May 2019
— Current

“Aktogay Sulphide Copper Plant Expansion” project. Control of construction and commissioning of the electrical part of the project.

"South Tambey LNG" "Technip" "Sabetta"
Electrical and I&C commissioning engineer

   Aug 2018
— Apr 2019

Yamal LNG project. (Promoted from Electrical and I&C commissioning supervisor)
Schedule and plan preparation of commissioning related to Electrical based on the schedule of overall commissioning.
- Utilizing of EasyPlant software for better quality of Commissioning and Pre-Commissioning activities;
- To instruct the daily/weekly/monthly activity to Electrical Supervisors and workers;
- To carry out the pre-commissioning activity related to Electrical (e.g. support for motor uncoupled/coupled run test, function test, support/set-up of electrical equipment to commission, make readiness of electrical commissioning) in accordance with the pre-commissioning procedure;
- To participate in all the commissioning activities and subsequent day to day operation of the assigned plant;
- To carry out the start-up activities in accordance with the operating procedures.
- To carry out periodical tests and verification to ensure the process and safety equipment is in good working condition;
- To assists in troubleshooting and proposes changes to improve the safety and availability of the installations;
- To perform minor maintenance activities as per agreed procedures;
- To co-ordinate with Maintenance for electrical equipment functional checks.

"South Tambey LNG" "Technip" "Sabetta"
Electrical and I&C commissioning supervisor

   Jul 2017
— Aug 2018

Yamal LNG project. Organization and control of the work of contractors in accordance with approved procedures. Commissioning, testing and energization with vendor: pipeline equipment, gas transfer stations, gas turbine General Electric MS7001EA, substation 110/35/10 kV Siemens, GIS 110kV, substation 35 kV/10kV, gas compressors, magnetic bearings SKF, Vulcanic and Cryostar thyristor heating systems, diesel generators, heating system with heat tracing and Pentair skin effect equipment’s, UPS Emerson, HVAC Carrier, MCC General Electric and Siemens Sivacon. Testing of relay protection. Control of observance of safety rules and environmental protection, supervising work of contract organizations with PTW and LockOut-TagOut system. Support for the transfer of equipment to operation. Work in the EX zone. Filling out and handing over of the checklist. Reporting in the program Easy Plant.

“PSI Stroy Industriya” LLP
Lead Electrical Engineer

   Feb 2015
— Jun 2017

Control of construction and commissioning of the electrical part projects:
1) 2015-2016, customer KAZ Minerals PLC "Plant of solvent extraction and electrolysis, oxide ore and Aktogay deposit infrastructure", "Off-site mains and facilities of constant water supply of Aktogay mining and processing plant, pumping stations PS1, PS2, PS3",
2) 2016-2017 January, customer KAZ Minerals PLC “Aktogay Sulphide Plant”,
3) 2017 customer Doosan Heavy Industries LTD "National Industrial Petrochemical Technology Park” in the Atyrau Region (Karabatan and Tengiz Fields) Gas turbine power plant 310MW " .
Development of new design solutions with necessary drawings (AutoCad and Compass) and calculations, introduction of changes and coordination with the customer. Installation and commissioning of: substations equipment 10kV and 35кV, pipeline equipment, gas transfer stations, transformers 110/35/10kV ABB, 110/10kV Hyundai, 10kV ABB reactors, 10kV harmonic filters, VESDA system, diesel generators Perkins and PatTech,10kV and 0.4 kV switchgear and MCC, electrical part of processing equipment and HVAC, VSD ABB ACS 550/800/2000 and Siemens Sinamics, UPS Schneider Electric, Siemens SGT800 gas turbine generator, Doosan Skoda Power MTD 30 CA-HP steam turbine generator. Controlling a purchase, delivery and acceptance of equipment, maintaining reports and write-offs. Preparing cost estimate documentation in AVC SMETA. Organizing installation and commissioning works according to customer requirements, LockOut-TagOut system, rules and regulations of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation. Installation of electrical equipment in hazardous areas (Ex). Work with vendors ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, General Electric, FLSmidth.

“KazCopper” LLP, “Benkala”
Lead Electrical Engineer

   Jun 2013
— Feb 2015

Oxide copper plant “Benkala”. In addition to the duties of Electrical Engineer (previous position) added responsibilities: Development of schedules for preventive maintenance of electrical installations and instructions for electrical and process personnel. Knowledge assessment of electrical safety rules. Planning and reporting on the consumption of energy resources, participating in development of the action plan on energy conservation and efficiency, introduction of energy management systems in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Kazakhstan and ISO 50001.

“KazCopper” LLP, “Benkala”
Electrical Engineer

   Jan 2012
— Jun 2013

Oxide copper plant “Benkala”. Control of installation and commissioning of electrical equipment from the customer's side with subsequent maintenance. Providing of uninterrupted power supply for mining plant, hydrometallurgical plant, crushing and agglomeration complex, pump stations of technology solutions and dormitories form 110/10 kV and 35/10 kV substations and diesel-generators Teksan, Atlas Copco. Installation of the cable terminations 10 kV and 35 kV from the company Raychem and heat tracing systems Pentair. Controlling conditions and parameters of the electrical part of the process equipment. Organizing and supervising works according to the RoK safety rules and internal regulations of the enterprise. Drawing up applications and necessary calculations to them for the purchase of electrical equipment, materials, spare parts, writing-off and sending for repair with registration in 1C UPP, preparation of the budget for electrical department. Parameterization of soft starts and VSD Danfoss, Mitsubishi, Powtran.

"BT-Energo Company" LLP
Foreman of electrical laboratory

   Aug 2011
— Dec 2011

Control of installation works and testing of LV/MV/HV electrical equipment. Supervising the compliance with safety rules. Preparing test reports and as build drawings.

"BT-Energo Company" LLP
Electrical technician

   Feb 2008
— Aug 2011

Installing and repairing electrical equipment: substations, overhead and cable lines, motors, transformers, lighting systems, lightning protection and grounding. Installation of cathodic protection and electrical equipment of main gas pipelines of medium and high pressure (branching of the "Bukhara-Ural" gas pipeline). Testing of electrical equipment (LV/MV/HV).

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