Electrical engineer(heavy current, project engineer, C&I)


Last Updated: 21st January 2020 (over 2 years ago)

Address
South Africa

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Phone Number
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Gender
Male

Age Range
25 to 34

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English

Summary

I am a highly resourceful Electrical Engineer with over 5 years’ experience
in operational and construction power generation. I provided with solutions
to resolve challenges in operation & maintenance, Projects engineering,
Control and instrumentation(C&I) and commissioning & Testing
engineering. I have achieved a good organizational skill, accuracy, good
analytical skills, good interpersonal & communication skills, project
leadership abilities and good understanding of ISO, SANS & IEC standards to
drive safety and quality work

Education

University of KwaZulu Natal
BSc in Electrical engineer

   Feb 2008
— Nov 2013

I completed BSc in Electrical engineering

Experience

ABB South Africa
Electrical engineer C&I

   Nov 2015
— May 2019

Participated in Site Acceptance Tests (SAT), Site Integration Tests (SIT) and
Operation Acceptance Tests (OAT) to identify problems and developed
plans to resolve them
- Commissioned and tested the DCS software with final control elements
and measurements and ensured that IEC standards are met for process
control and automation
- Provided input in improving test plan for digital and analog signals in LV
and MV switchgears and conducted a routine system health checks that
ensures consistent reliability and sustainability
- Facilitated with corrective action to solve various deficiencies using
diagnostic functions and testing tools for Troubleshooting
- Developed the strategic plan and provided input for commissioning and
testing the station Servers and facilitated with the network system testing
procedure and IP address configuration
- Educated in developing the Siemens PLC ladder Logic using Totally
Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal to program the HMI
- Educated in building SCADA & HMI HTML5 Web Applications by Inductive
Automation using Ignition Designer software
- Modified the ABB control & instrumentation SCADA system for custom
user friendly
Ensured that Boiler and water treatment plant are properly commissioned by analyzing the trend key variables for safe operations and quality
- Reviewed the checklists for calibration and ensure statutory requirements are met
- Developed a commissioning plan for testing the signals in AUMA valves, Actuators, Pneumatic Valves and performed functional checks
- Worked with digital communication such as Modbus, Profibus, Fieldbus, Ethernet, fiber optics and Hart communication protocol which provides a smart transmitters and diagnostic tool
- Completed the project for reducing instruments noise or signal noise in the Primary air fan and secondary air fan
- Implemented the appropriate solution to conducted Operation and Maintenance in ABB instruments, valves, pumps and actuators
- Provided the technical analysis using trends & graphs to highlight innovation opportunities and optimized the system outputs to maxims the efficiency

Eskom Power generation
Electrical engineer heavy current and project engineer

   Feb 2014
— Oct 2015

Developed design specification for upgrading equipment to support enhancement of plant performance
- Understanding immediate needs as well as requirement for long term sustainability
- Built an ongoing dialogue with operators to be able to test and develop understanding
- Tracked and updated equipment drawings to ensure they match the panel and equipment
- Provided input to the criticality analysis on key equipment by identifying and mitigated against most critical risks
- Conducted spares audits and carried out equivalence studies on replacement of the obsolescence OEM spare
- Provided input to review, redlined and updated the new design electrical schematics using Auto Cad or e-Plan - Carried out Preventative Maintenance tests on Motor control Centre, LV and MV switchgear, Variable Speed Drives and Soft Starters - Performed resistance and insulation Tests for MV speed drives and transformers
- Designed and modified the electrical plants using Engineering Change Management (ECM)
- Ensured that the Operating Philosophy, monitoring criteria, technical & non-technical content, Concept design, inspection, drawings, and testing schedules are updated and accessible
- Updated the cable schedule to meet new designs
- Educated in SAP system 1&2 for PM and MM
- Updated Life of Plant Plan (LOPP) and Technical plan
- Conducted trend analysis for plant maintenance history
- Ensured that the acceptance criteria are obtained to guarantee the safe, efficient and sustainable of the plant
- Developed the Scope of work for general and inspection outages
- Billing, quotations and budget estimation for electrical engineering projects
- Diagnosed the root cause of problems in conjunction with operations, maintenance and process control team, looking at the following aspects :
✓ To identifiers the contributory factors
✓ Direct causes
✓ Supported with the recommendations and corrective action
- Completed OPEX and CAPEX projects as a Project Engineer:
✓ Condense re-tubing project for General Outage (GO)
✓ Scroll liner replacements project in all the station coal mills
✓ Voids rehabilitation project (Civil)
✓ Underfloor fire protection project(C&I)

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