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Engineer Power Plant

Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States
February 09, 2018

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Kiran Patel

Phone: 518-***-**** *** Ivy Trail Way, Fort Mill, SC 29715 Email:

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Mr. Patel has sixteen years of diversified professional engineering experience in electrical / control engineering, cyber security, field engineering, work planning, construction support and project management. The following are highlights of some of Mr. Patel qualifications:

• Knowledge of cyber security assessment per NEI 08-09

• Code Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), OSHA and industry practices

• Exceptional field engineering support for fast paced construction projects requiring effective engineering solutions

• Ability to manage multiple project tasks with constant monitoring of budget, cash flow and profitability

• Exceptional technical supervisory, organizational, analytical and attention to detail skills

• Effective decision making and problem-solving skills with the analytical approach to meet schedule need

• Ability to function as a team leader as well as a team member

• Ability to take initiatives with zero base thinking (highest safety in design/implementation)

• Quick learner with a positive attitude

• Effective written and oral communication skills


• Bachelor of Science; Electrical Engineering – University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), 2001

• AREVA, Project Management Essential, 2007

• Crucial Conversation Training, 2012

• Error-free zone training, 2014


9/2015 –Current: Senior Engineer, at Fluor Power Group, Charlotte, NC

• Responsible for executing complexes engineering tasks on a challenging multi-billion-dollar project; 1600MW Dominion Greensville Country Combined Cycle Power Project:

• Execution of all the control work for Greensville project using Emerson Ovation DCS

• Performed various tasks in a team environment; coordination with team, vendors, construction crews, client and many other inter-disciplinary groups

• Executed instrumentation and control system design deliverables (P&ID review, Single Line diagram, control narrative, instrument list, instrument datasheets, vendor documents, Isometric drawings, I/O list, Graphics layout, Logic diagrams, instrument installation details, database management etc.) combined cycle power plant.

• Participated in DCS FAT (Emerson Ovation DCS) and Steam Turbine control system FAT (Alstom Alspacare system)

• Involved in development of thermowell sizing calculation with the vendor to comply with ASME PTC 19.3

• Managed interactions with Clients to provide satisfactory response to any of their requests in a timely manner

• Responsible for steam systems (including STG) and air cooled condenser for the combined cycle power plant

• Performed initial cyber assets identification per NERC requirements for Medium risk power project

• Successfully support tasks involved performing testing of a control system design, development of procurement package (specification, RFQ, bid evaluation, etc) for more than one thousand instruments, supporting project tasks within budget and on schedule with high quality, and vendor selection-technical management Kiran Patel

Phone: 518-***-**** 744 Ivy Trail Way, Fort Mill, SC 29715 Email: Page 2 of 2

2/2007 – 9/2015: Principle I&C / Electrical Engineer, at AREVA

• Responsible for providing electrical engineering support for multi-million complex fast track projects:

Duke (Oconee MSIV, Fukushima mitigation projects, Robinson fire repair and upgrade projects)

Steam Generator Replacement project (Diablo Canyon, Three Mile Island, Waterford3, TVA)

Federal Government Project (MOX, ITER)

• Performed cyber security assessment, determination and evaluation for Duke FLEX project in accordance with duke procedures (nuclear industry standard NEI 08-09 - equivalent to NIST 800-53)

• Developed engineering and procurement specification (for various electrical equipment, cable, raceway, boxes, fitting, etc.), bill of material (BOM) and issued requisition packages for their procurement.

• Developed electrical deliverable including single line diagram, wiring diagram, control circuit schematics, equipment layout drawings, instrument loop diagrams, raceway routing drawings, lightning protection design drawings, work packages, various study reports, etc.

• Developed and reviewed electrical calculations (voltage drop, cable sizing, load flow, etc).

• Developed modification packages for various power plants for inside and outside the nuclear reactor containment for use during steam generator replacement and other projects per following utility approved modification program to meet the NRC requirements:

PG&E (Diablo Canyon Unit 1 and 2), Exelon (Three Mile Island Unit 2), Entergy (Waterford Unit 1 and 2), Duke (Oconee Units 1, 2, 3), Progress (Brunswick Units 1 and 2, Robinson)

• Conducted field walk downs/inspections, scope validation, proposed engineering modifications and outlined test plans in accordance with respective facility procedures and applicable regulations (e.g. NRC)

• Successfully supported duties as a lead electrical and I&C engineer, project engineering manager (PEM) including client interface, schedule development, budget development, training, technical team management, mentoring junior engineer/designers, and construction support during modifications and plant outage

• Assisted in creating safe work environment by preparing work planning documentations for field personal use

• Developed instrumentation and control system design deliverables (P&ID review, instrument list, instrument datasheets, I/O list, Logic diagrams, database management etc.) for ITER TCWS cooling system project.

• Involved in audit for greater than three months assignment at MOX facility to identify the construction completion of the project

12/2001-3/2007: Project Engineer, at Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc. (BPMI), Schenectady, NY

• Provided project management (including design, implementation, troubleshooting, scheduling, vendor oversight) for various I&C equipment for use in Navy nuclear power plants (submarines and air craft carriers).

• Efficiently provided technical direction and handled project management responsibilities for design, production, installation and technical support of multi-million dollars I&C equipment for Navy nuclear power plant.

• Managed suppliers, engineering submittals, compliance review and approvals related to I&C equipment

• Prepared cost estimates for the equipment procurement to generate a baseline for negotiations with the equipment suppliers

• Lead Quality control audits for equipment delivery and conformance with approved submittals.

• Construction trouble shooting support to the construction crew working in navy shipyard COMPUTER PROFICIENCY

SOFTWARE Languages: HTML, Basic

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS

Software: Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Visio, Matlab Simulink, Smart Plants, Emerson Ovation Platform

REFERENCES Available upon request.

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