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Engineer Maintenance

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
November 30, 2017

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NAME: Khalid Khalaf Al-Husban


DATE OF BIRTH: 25/12/1970




Bachelor Degree in Engineering (Electro-Mechanical Systems) from ALBALQA APPLIED UNIVERSITY, AMMAN – JORDAN in the year 1993.

Training courses:

PLC course in Sematic S7 & TelePerm XP (Siemens) .

Advanced Control System from ADWEA Academy, Abu Dhabi.

Controinc 3 control system (Hartmann & Braun)

BMS (Burner Management System)

ICDL (International Computer Driving License)

Maximo applications (to handle the Work permits & Materials requisitions

Integrated Management System Awareness Course. (from Bureau VERITAS)

(Based on ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001:2007)

Fire Fighting & safety precautions.

UAE valid driving license.

HSEMS, OHAS 18001 & ISO14001 from Bureau Veritas.

Safety Rules and work permit policies.


Nature of Work:

Involved in Erection, Commissioning and Maintenance of instruments in Almira Power &Desalination plant.

Provides Maintenance and Trouble-shooting support for hardware and software of DCS, PLC, & RTU installed at Company. Develops & implements maintenance strategy for various control systems, in association with asset Divisions. Develops implements and maintains software management system for the control systems installed at the AMPC Company.

Maintenance of Desalination, Boilers, Hypo-chlorination, Remineralization, CO2 production Plants, demineralization Plant and Town Water Pumping Station related Instruments and its controls.

Trouble-shooting & Maintenance of DCS System – (Elsag-Bailey control systems-Contronic 3-3I&3M, Teleperm-xp AS620B & OM 650)

Working in Plant Management System (Contronic-3M)

Experience in PLC (Allen Bradley, Siemens-S7, S5)

Preparing Maintenance programs.

Technical Documentation & As-Built preparation

Burner Management System-MPS 4800

Experience in various Transmitter-Temperature, Pressure and Level Transmitter (H&B,ABB,Endress+Hauser), Electromagnetic Flow Transmitter (Krohne, Endress+Hauser), Ultrasonic Level Transmitter (Kroni, E+H)

Pneumatic Actuator on/off, Pneumatic controllers

M.O.V. (Biffi, Bernard,Auma), Control Valves (S&F, Fisher &Porter,Auma,Bernard)

Analyzers-PH, Chlorine, Oxygen, hardness, Conductivity (HACH,MABAT,APPLIKON,KNICK,ABB, H&B, Polymetron)

Troubleshooting of L.V. Electrical Circuits.

Review & update the maintenance job plans

Check incident logbook daily and conduct necessary routine and preventive maintenance.

Ensure cost control on maintenance activities within allocated budget.

Study proposals for projects and advise on specification standards.

Participates in technical evaluation of bids and recommendation of successful bidder

Work closely with on-site contractors in executing projects.

Participate in commissioning, start up and handover activities and comments on the maintainability of new projects.

Check spare part inventory and plan for procurement as necessary to maintain optimal stock levels.

Ensures timely receipt of manufacturers’ maintenance manuals, sets maintenance frequencies, related standard procedures.

Maintain manual and database records pertaining to all INSTRUMNET & CONTROL equipment.

Raise purchasing requisitions to update inventory.

Inspect newly procured spare parts to ensure they meet stated specification.

Conduct annual store inventory for INSTRUMNET & CONTROL equipment.

Provides technical guidance, advice andtraining for INSTRUMNET safety procedures and coach safe working practices.

Act as an Authorised Person for the operation of equipment and the preparation, issue and cancellation of specific safety documents in compliance with APMC System Safety Rules.

Keep up to of technological development related to instruments maintenance engineering and engineering standards and best practices.

Occasional contact with consultants, contractors, and suppliers for maintenance issues.



Instrument and control Engineer/Supervisor

Since 01/NOV/2015 until present

Mirfa International Power and Water Company (MIPCO) - The company has three shareholders, ADWEA/ENGIE/SWES) - Reverse Osmosis Plant

Project Details : A 30 MIGD

-Desalination plant consisting of

SEADAF (Dissolved Air Floatation)- 6 Units and

DMPF (Dual Media Pressurized Filters)- 40 Vessels (1st stage 24 & 2nd stage 16)

Cartridge Filters - 13 Units

RO Racks – 2 Passes ( 13 Racks )

1st pass – 10 Trains

2nd pass - 3 Trains

Permeate Tank, Back Wash Tank, Neutralization Tank, and Outfall,CIP…..


Coordination and worked with Hyundai Engineering and Construction (HDEC) Commissioning team, engineers, supervisors and technicians.

Reviewing of Functional Design Specification (FDS), Process calculation chart,

System description of the plant and preparing SAT.

Review of Control logic and operation philosophy.

Commissioning of RO plant / DCS PCS7 Siemens controller.

Execution of functional test based on system and their specific interlocks.

Verifying Loop checks between the HMI/SCADA screens, PLC panels, MCC panels, RIO panels and all devices and instruments in field.

Configuring field instruments with the HART communicator.

Calibration of Analyzers (PH/Conductivity/Turbidity/ORB/Chlorine/HC/MN/SDI)

Calibration of (Transmitters, Switches, Indicators and adjusting the positioners for control valves.

Configuration check of the Communication network.

Reviewing logics, P&ID and hook-up, to check them based on the site requirements.

Documenting the Calibration reports.

Status update on the commissioning activities and reporting daily to MIPCO.

Troubleshooting the totally integrated automation TIA from Siemens ( DCS PCS7 V8.1 and PLC sematic S7 400 + SCADA WINCC ) software and hardware .

Troubleshooting of redundant Profibus communication between RIO panels and the contrl room ; comprising of 6 pair hot/standby controllers and pair of dual redundant scada servers.


I worked as Instruments &Control Engineer/Supervisor in Al-Mirfa Power Company /ADWEA AlMirfa U.A.E., since March-2001 up to 31/OCT/2015.

Plant is composed of four gas turbines with relative four WHRB (WasteHeat Recovery Boilers), four auxiliary boilers with fuel gas/oil burners, six Desalination units, with the associated common systems: feed water system, Steam system, Sea Water systems, compressors, fuel gas & fuel oil stations.

Job includes preventive maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting & repairing of the plant instruments like the motorized & pneumatic valves and field’s instruments (transmitters, switches, gauges, analyzers, recorders, monitors, electronic cards), and checking/troubleshooting the control logic of the process & signals between control room and the field.

2-Worked as Electrical Engineer in Gulf Industrial Services Company, Abu Dhabi – U.A.E, from April-1998 up to February-2001 (Project of ADNOC-).

Job responsibility includes;

Involved in

Maintenance of electrical system of the entire building, and generator.

Maintenance of UPS system.

Fire alarm system, Fire fighting system, & Hallon gas protection system.

Chillers, FCUs, AHUs integrated to BMS (building management system)

*To prepare the maintenance schedule for all the above and reporting the status to Adnoc-fod.

Exposure to Honeywell. MAITENANCE AND REPAIRS:

Building Management systems.

3. -Worked as Electrical Engineer in Jordan New Cables Company, Al-Mafraq – Jordan, from July-1993 to March-1998.

Job includes,

1. Maintenance Directs and supervises the installation, maintenance, repair, trouble-shooting andmodification activities carried out on a wide range of electrical equipment, control panels, power distribution systems and associated switch gears in the plant.

Provides technical advice and guidance on all related maintenance works.

Participates in the planning and implementation of all systems modifications, expansions and installations.

Maintenance and repairs of instrumentation and electrical systems.


Manufacturing of power cable, telephonecable, control cable etc through various processing machines such as drawing, stranding, insulation, armoring, sheathing and rewinding.


Preparing the specifications of the cable as per standards and customers requirement and to develop effective programs for various machines and prepare job order for the production department.


Almirfa Power Company/ADWEA (AMPC now MIPCO)

P.O. Box: Abu Dhabi – U.A.E.

MOBILE: 009**-********* / U.A.E



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