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assistant manager

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
February 02, 2018

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Saqib Mehmood Shaikh



A professional lead technical safety engineer specialized in the field of the Electrical Power Distribution industry. I possess strong safety, technical, commercial and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to command as a team leader or operate as a team member. Safety studies undertaken include Formal Safety Assessments for generation of data for the Safety Case and Risk Assessments applying ALARP principles. I have also participated and chaired Hazards, Incontestability and Design Reviews identifying foreseeable hazards during asset modifications and upgrades.


2007 – 2011 (4 years)

HAMDARD University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Bachelors of Engineering (Electronics)


K-ELECTRIC LIMITED (formerly known as K.E.S.C), Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Assistant Manager Corrective Maintenance (+92 021 32637133 ext.: 7259)

01/2014 - Present

Propose system improvement schemes

Planning and Execution of Loss Control Project such as Ariel Bundle Cables and High Voltage Distribution Systems

Implementation projects related to loss bifurcation schemes

Manage to conduct Overhead HT/LT Preventive and Corrective Maintenance

Feeder Proposals to be implemented via CYMDIST software

Monitor and reduction of multiple faults including Reduction in SAIFI/SAIDI

Investigation of all Accidents, incidents / Near misses / Spills / Fires to find the root Causes and recommend corrective actions

Conduct HSE Meetings and provide technical support related to HSE issues

Expertise in hazard identification & risk assessment analysis and to maintain & review risk registers on monthly basis with corrective actions to be taken on Safety Issues to brought down to ALARP level

Develop SOPs related to different work scopes to meet zero accident policy of the company

Conduct training related to safe operations in High Voltage Lines, Switches and Relays

K-ELECTRIC LIMITED (formerly known as K.E.S.C), Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Assistant Manager Technical- UGM (Underground Maintenance) (+92 021 32637133 ext.: 7259)

01/2013 – 01/2014

Monitor and Manage Corrective Maintenance on Underground LV Cables

Leading projects concerning replacement of Overhead Lines with Underground Cables

Underlying design of Armored Cables

maintaining a high level of public safety

reporting abnormalities found in the Distribution lines to the Regional Distribution Manager

Taking actions to stop activities that threaten Company assets and increase in losses

working in accordance with the Engineers Association’s Electrical Safety Rules

Provide technical engineering support to a range of equipment implementations in Distribution lines and LV Substations

Manage Preventive Maintenance on LV Substations and LV Bus Bar.

Provide technical engineering support to a range of equipment implementations in Distribution, Transmission, and Substations

Prepare and present technical and business presentation to technical staff, senior management team and industry


Electrical Engineer

(PABX: 021-35871930-4)

01/2011 – 01/2013

Design and engineer commercial, Residential and industrial PV solar systems between 50kW and 5MW in size

Develop construction documents using AutoCAD

Travel to project sites from time to time to gather site-specific data, as required

Site assessment and analysis both from on-site data collection and network tools

Contributing to or writing technical papers

Coordinate activities between clients, utilities, permit agencies, contractors, and other engineering firms

Site specific production analysis of PV arrays using existing industry models

Integrating energy storage systems into the solar PV system

Develop detailed equipment specifications

Travel to project sites from time to time to gather site-specific data, as required

Estimate labor, material, or construction costs for budget preparation purposes

Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards


Expert in AutoCAD and Solid Works

Competency in digital and analog circuit design and simulation software e.g. PSPICE, PROTEUS, MATLAB & LABVIEW

Interfacing Sensors, Motors, Actuators and various Industrial applications

Renewable Energy Installation and Remote Monitoring

Proficiency in C, C++, Visual Basics and Simulink

Operation of Surge generators for underground cable faults

Designing Battery Banks for 12, 36, and 48 V Solar Inverters and Controllers

Expertise on Siemens and FATEK PLCs

Switch gears and circuit breakers


Represented Runner Up Chess Tournament, it, 2008

Student committee, Campus UIT, 2009

Represented High School in Football, Badminton and Tennis, 2000


Certificate in Essentials of Occupational Safety & Health.

Safety Leader Award

Lead Auditor Workshop

Certification in Emerging Managers Program.

Certification in Train the Trainer Program.

Awarded scholarship for semesters 2, 3, 6 and 8.


Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC).

Higher Education Commission (HEC).

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