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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posted:
January 31, 2018

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SAMAN AFKHAMI, PEng, PE ac392k@r.postjobfree.com

647-***-****

** ***** **., ***** ****, ON

M2N 7E6

Electrical and Instrumentation (E&I) Engineer

Professional Licenses/Certificates/Clearances:

Registered Professional Engineer, Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan

Professional Engineer of TEXAS, USA

OPG Security Clearance

Education:

MSc, Electrical Engineering, Control Systems, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 1999

BSc, Electrical Engineering, Electronics, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, 1993

Summary:

Over 20 years experience in I&C and Electrical Systems in power plants (nuclear, thermal, combined cycle) refineries, petrochemical plants, and mining industries (EPC/EPCM)

Familiarity with instrumentation and control system functions, configurations and equipment as used for CANDU plant process systems, safety systems, or safety-related systems, or for similar systems in other industries

Site experience in the design construction, or commissioning of plant I&C systems for nuclear or fossil-fuel generating systems

Familiarity with CANDU QA programs and procedures along with pertinent CSA, IEEE, or related I&C engineering codes and standards

Organized, self-motivated, dedicated and well disciplined

Able to coordinate projects, staff and resources in a timely manner

Expert knowledge in all aspects of engineering design standards such as OESC (Ontario electrical safety code), CSA, BS, API, ANSI, ASME, ASHRAE, IEEE, IEC, ISA, NFPA, NACE, PIP, CENELEC, NEMA, UIC, AAR, FRA, TSI, and AREMA, requisitioning, data sheets, diagrams, layouts, sizing, applications, control system selection, sizing, INTOOLS/SMARTPLANT/3D Modeling software, HAZOP/SIL Reviews, Control Philosophy/Narrative Control, Critical Alarms, Material Selection, Heat Tracing design and Explosion Proof/Intrinsic Designs

Developed, approved and coordinated work schedules to ensure cost, quality and time objectives are met

Developed and recommended improvements in design standards

Investigated, advised and resolved complex design and field engineering problems

Developed guidelines and initiated investigations

Established and maintained client contacts

Provided technical guidance to co-workers

Effectively communicated with the project teams to ensure deliverables are on time, on budget and on schedule

Organized and supervised work within a small work unit composed of employees requirements

Solid understanding of project management and knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines/fields

Multi-discipline experience: knowledge of reciprocal effects of the work upon other disciplines (process, civil/structural, instrumentation, electrical, mechanical, piping)

General understanding of industry and regulatory standards and design criteria

Proficiency in a variety of standard project management methods and techniques

Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong organizational, leadership and teamwork skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Demonstrated leadership skills

Team player

Proven multi-tasker with strong organizational skills

Ability to meet assignment schedule & deliver quality products under pressure

Self-motivated & goal-oriented

Proficient with MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, AutoCAD, Microstation, Smartplant)

Ability to carry out projects through all project stages from scoping, through planning / design and construction

requirements

Strong client focus, able to represent the company in a professional manner when communicating with clients and

visiting client sites

Worked with minimal supervision, manages own time effectively; maintain control over all current

projects/responsibilities. Follow up on all relevant issues

Possessed sound reasoning ability and strong desire to acquire new knowledge and skills

Demonstrated a high regard for safety policies and procedures

Specific Experience:

Senior Electrical Engineer, VOLTEC-Electric 08/2017 – Present

Electrical services for residential, industrial, commercial and automation applications. Services include PLC programming, data acquisition, lighting and power distribution layout and design, control systems installation, on-site support, troubleshooting and engineering.

Designed of electrical distribution systems for new plants or modifications or replacements of existing

equipment

Prepared Electrical equipment specifications, data sheets and purchasing requisitions

Designed equipment layouts, lighting layouts, grounding layouts, cable tray layouts

Area classification drawings and studies

Designed UPS, battery charger and battery sizing

Prepared load list and electrical equipment sizing

Designed heat tracing and electric snow melting system

Calculated load flow and short circuit (ETAP, SKM)

Protection & relay coordination studies

Prepared LV & MV single line diagrams with knowledge of relay & metering systems

Developed motor protection and control schematics / wiring diagrams

Established scope of work for projects and proposals and developing engineering cost estimates and

deliverable lists

Reviewed vendor designs for compliance with technical specifications, regulations and codes

Monitored and updated electrical man-hour cost and schedule progress on assigned projects

Provided electrical BOMs and major equipment costs for capital cost estimates at various project stages

Attended project team meetings, client meetings & vendor review meetings

Developed a thorough understanding of the project requirements as they relate to scope, cost and schedule

Prepared a list of engineering deliverables and time-based functions to facilitate the planning and control of

the engineering budget

Maintained the project scope of work documentation and revisions as required during the design evolution

Reviewed and executed the electrical and layout design criteria documents

Reviewed electrical technical deliverables (specifications, datasheets, drawings, etc.)

Assisted in the preparation and development of project specific procedures

Defined the system requirements to achieve the project results and monitored effectiveness

Represented the electrical practice in project engineering coordination meetings

Ensured coordination, between the electrical team and other disciplines, of all activities being performed as

the design evolved

Ensured that all work designed, manufactured and supplied in the electrical engineering discipline complies

with the relevant sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)

Participated in the compilation of the client Project Safety Management Plan with specific reference to

switching, isolation and lockout procedures

Senior Automation Engineer, Fluor Canada 08/2014 – 08/2017

-FEED study for ENCANA Cutbank Ridge Program included five Gas Processing Plants (Sunrise 04-26, Sunrise 08-21, Tower 03-07, Saturn 15-27P2 and Saturn 09-27P4)

-Pre-FEED study Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage (SAGD) for PTTEP Oil Sands Development.

Coordinated control system design between different offices (Cebu Philippine)

Reviewed Mechanical Vendor Packages such as Compressors, Once Through Steam Generator (OTSG), Weak Acid Cation (WAC), Warm Lime Softener (WLS), Oil Removal Filters (ORF), Induced Gas Floatation (IGF), Free Water Knockout Drum (FWKO), Lime/Magox/Soda Ash, Electric Process Heater, Instrument Air Compressor

Participated in internal P&ID review meetings and PHA/HAZOP review meetings

Prepared typical symbology for valves (motor and air actuated) and motors (fixed and VFD types) to consistent all projects

Reviewed and commented Design Criteria, MMS/Process Analyzers/PAS (Process Automation System) Specifications, Shutdown Philosophy and BPCS Philosophy, SIL assessment procedure, Fire and Gas System (FGS) philosophy and communicated with Vendors to select best option for the project

Prepared Instrument Installation Details based on Client’s requirements

Planned and scheduled of deliverable list for FEED phase including: Instrument Index, Major Inline/non-inline Instrument Datasheets, preliminary Control System Architecture drawing, I/O count, preliminary Control Narrative, Cause & effect, Shutdown (S/D) key, preliminary Cable Schedule

Fluor established the Multi Projects Group (MPG) to better respond to changes in the marketplace involving innovative concepts, fit for purpose design solutions developed by a multidisciplinary team. As a member of the MPG team responsible for key I&C engineering deliverables comply with Global Practice (GP) Specifications of Imperial Oil's Kearl Oil Sand Project.

Area Lead Automation Engineer, SNC Lavalin Inc. 03/2011 – 08/2014

-BHP-Billiton Potash Projects, Saskatchewan – Jansen, Young and Port – Jansen is the biggest Potash Plant in the World, 8

million tonne annually, $12 Billion dollars project

-Vale (Inco) Copper Nickel mining plant in Sudbury Ontario, AER (Atmospheric Emissions Reduction) Revamp Project, 2

Billion dollars project.

Signaling and Control systems and modern microprocessor based systems design (Port railway project)

Led five engineers to complete Client requirements on schedule and as per specifications.

Mechanic Vendor Document Review. Examples include plough system, converter damper, sandfloor baghouse, WATP (Weak Acid Treatment Plant Scrubber)

IDC (Interdisciplinary Design Check) Review/Coordination, Vendor Package Review (VPR) Coordination - 4500 documents, Construction Support, DCN (Design Change Notice) and Trend preparation

Responsible for resolving Site RFIs (Request For Information)

Preparing checklists and participating in 30%, 60% and 90% 3D model review meeting

Package Engineer involved with creation of SO2 Analyzer RFI, Bid Evaluation and RFQ

Senior Automation Engineer, WorleyParsons Canada 02/2009 – 03/2011

Suncor energy (Petro-Canada Lubricants Center) - Technical Field Support for alliance projects in the refinery, Mississauga,

Ontario

Prepared Construction Work Package (CWP) for Consumers’ Cooperative Refineries Ltd (CCRL), Regina, Saskatchewan,

Canada (2 billion dollars project)

Prepared and stamped (Certification of Authorization) engineering packages

Prepared instrumentation and control estimate for variety of projects- CLASS III (-10% ~ +15%)- FEED phase

Prepared instrument pre-commissioning check lists and I&C safety check lists

Prepared Bill of Material (BOM) and Purchase Order for engineering packages

Prepared material test lists and documents such as; Inspection Test Plan (ITP), Master Book/Quality Documentation, Weld Procedure, Weld Map, Positive Material Identification on all components and deposited weld metal, NACE 0103 compliance, Hydrotest requirement, 100% Radiography test on all butt welds, Magnetic Particle Inspection or Liquid Penetrant (alloys) on all socket welds, CRN, Post Weld Heat Treating and insulation / tracing requirements

Configured and installed wireless level transmitters (Rosemount-Emerson) for tank farm projects and prepared detail design for stilling well

Prepared Instrument Datasheets, Instrument Installation Details (hook-up diagrams), Junction Box Location Layouts, I/O list (DCS & SIS), Loop Diagrams, Cable Schedule, I/O Wire List, Instrument Index, Cable Block Diagram, Control Panel Layouts, Marshalling Panel Layouts, Cause & Effect Diagrams, Logic Diagrams

Participated in the weekly meetings, Three-Dimensional Model Review

Coordinated CWP’s for Platformer and DHU units in Refinery and did cost estimation

Designed cable block diagram, wiring lists for Burner Management System (BMS) - 32 burners

Designed Instruments in critical conditions with existence of Hydrogen and Corrosive materials

Designed and prepared local control panel, vibration system (Bentley Nevada) for GE recycle gas compressor VH-307

Designed Instrument Air Supply, hard-pipe impulse lines, rail mounted stands and pipe mounted via 3D model

Senior I&C Engineer, Shaw Stone & Webster Canada 01/2004 – 02/2009

Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detail Design

SSW has an EPCM, Mobile Source Air Toxic II (MSAT II) Sulfolane plant revamp project (brown field) in MARATHON

PETROLEUM CORPORATION (MPC), Catlettsburg, KY, USA to reduce benzene levels in the overall refinery gasoline pool

below 0.62% on volume basis as required by Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) enacted MSAT II Clean Fuels

initiative.

Participated in weekly meetings

Designed Electrical Heat Tracing for instrument tubing

SSW had grass root projects in Middle East worth a total of 600 million dollar. For SABIC projects - 400KTA HDPE (High Density Polyethylene Plant) and BBTX (Butane-Benzene Toluene Xylene) - located in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, SSW was responsible for engineering, procurement and construction (detail design). My responsibilities were:

Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for three Analyzer Shelters (ABB Gas Chromatograph) worth 3.5 million dollars

Design and detail calculation of nuclear devices worth 160,000$

Designed Special Microwave Flowmeter for a Polyethylene Powder with Nitrogen as a medium

Prepared layouts, material take-off, requisition, datasheets and technical bid analysis

Orifice, Valve and flowmeter sizing (i.e. Coriolis, Wedge, Ultrasonic, Microwave, Vortex, Mass flow meter), selection and specification of Thermowells, RTDs, SMART Transmitters

Designed Nuclear Level Transmitters, Analyzer Shelters, Analyzer sampling Systems, Speed and Vibration sensors and Gas-Solid Flow Measurement (two-phase), Microwave Flowmeters, Interface Level Measurement and Open Path Analyzers (Opsis)

Prepared instrument list, I/O list, hook-up diagram, cable connection diagram, cable routing (via INTOOLS software)

Provided technical leadership and guidance in calibration and maintenance of above-mentioned field instruments, cabling, glanding, orifice, valve and pitot tube sizing with ABB GENIE II, Daniel Orifice Flow Calculator and Flowel 4, material specification, instrument selection, P&ID analysis and modeling

Performed all steps of detail engineering and designed large power and utility projects

Senior I&C Engineer, MONENCO-AGRA/AMEC 01/1993 – 01/2004

Detail design of 14 TAVANIR Combined Cycle Power Plants with 34 Units of Siemens and Foster Wheeler, (each

unit=2GTG+2HRSG+1STG) with 12600MW and 68000 I/O’s. and 1000MW Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant, AEOI

Prepared technical specification and basic design criteria for DCS, PLC and SCADA

Prepared Instrument lists, I/O list, Hook-up diagram, Cable Connection Diagram, Cable Lists, Cable Routes and General Specification for Instruments

Responsible for I&C portion of the basic design for steam turbine generator, heat recovery steam generator (Foster Wheeler’s HRSG), main and auxiliary cooling systems (GEA), fire fighting system, HVAC, air compressor system, water treatment system

Monitored and controlled project cost and progress

Responsible for Instrument Calibration Lab for Thermal Power plant

Experienced with on-site calibration of field instruments, loop check, functional test of field instruments via control system, troubleshooting and other maintenance activities.

Training:

Lead Training Program. Certificate of Completion: Enterprise Management System, One Way, Cost-risk Management, Engineering Service Estimating, Requisitioning-bulk Material Management, Knowledge Management, Project Management, Progress Measurement and Budget Management (2009).

Provided technical leadership, guidance and mentoring for the junior and intermediate engineers.

Exida Training for Certified Functional Safety Professional / Expert (CFSP / CFSE)

PLC programming (SIEMENS, Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc, Omron)

ANSWER TO THE QUESTIONS:

Where do you currently reside? Canada

Will you relocate? Yes/No Yes, but no need moving expenses.

Are you a US citizen? No, I have Texas PE.

Current salary?/Desired salary? 100000 Ca$ / 90000 US$



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