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Electrical Engineer

Location:
Melbourne, Florida, United States
Salary:
60.00
Posted:
February 28, 2018

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Name : John Frain

Position : Electrical, I & C Commissioning

Nationality : USA

Email: ac4m17@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: +1-321-***-****

Qualifications : United States Navy Low Frequency Test Station Maintenance Course.

United States Navy Electronic Technician School

Sachem High School, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

Diploma.

PROFILE:

Over 20 years experience in the Electrical Field, which was instructed through technical schools in the United States Navy.

Have been retained for positions such as I&E Outage Supervisor, Electrical Construction Lead, Technical Supervisor, I&E Superintendent, Senior Electrical Technician, and Electronics Technician in Power Generation and Aerospace.

Hands on experience covers all aspects in instrumentation in power generating facilities including DCS, PLC, transformer, relay, breaker, switches, transmitters, valve, meggering, phase testing, differential relay protection testing and calibrations.

Selected Accomplishments:

•Contracted for station engineering to work with the installation team responsible for the acceptance testing of a new Westinghouse Ovation sequence of events monitoring system.

•Retained by Con Edison’s East River Generating Station for Supervising a staff of 20 technicians at Instruments and Controls department.

•Supervised NAS Oceana AIMD work center 632, responsible for the efficiency of F-14 fire control radar systems during deployments of missions throughout the Persian Gulf from 1996-2000

EXPERIENCE:

09/17 – Present I/C&E Commissioning Specialist

IEMEnergy Various

As an Owners representative, I would have to oversee FAT testing on controls upgrades from GE Mark V to Mark Vie on various LM 6000 and Frame 6 units. Assist with controls programming as required and troubleshoot electrical and controls circuits, instruments, panels and components. Instruct or Perform system checkouts and functional testing of electrical components, instruments and associated circuitry. Redline drawings and update documents and build turnover documentation. Document startup activities and take ownership of plant startup and advise and implement startup protocol.

07/2016 – 03/2017 I&C Commissioning Lead

Samsung C&T Kirikkale CCGT IPP, Kirikkale, Turkey

Lead and responsible for handover of I&C systems from construction to commissioning. Lead or assigned staff, for all construction walkdowns. Responsible for the clearance of I&C punchlist items. Confirm and document system defects within the I&C systems. Took necessary actions to rectify any defects. Perform Root Cause Analysis and maintain commissioning documents in accordance with related procedures. Reviewed and updated drawings and protection/control philosophy documents. Overall responsibility for the check-out, calibration, repairs, troubleshooting and maintenance of all I&C equipment associated with 2 Alstom GT26 gas turbines, 2 Alstom HRSGs and 1 Alstom turbine for a total of 950MW CCGT IPP.

02/2016 – 06/2016 I&C Commissioning Co-coordinator

Shanahan Engineering PP12, Riyadh KSA

Responsible for the I&C equipment during the commissioning of four Alstom HRSG, 1 Alstom STG, Block BOP equipment and Yokogawa DCS. Reviewed and approved all instrumentation calibrations and DCS hot loop checks. Reviewed and successfully completed commissioning system ITPs/turnover documentation. Oversaw the DCS customer accepted functional tests of BOP, HRSGs and STG system. Lead a team of technicians in troubleshooting of all I&C related issues. Provided operational support during all commissioning activities.

09/2014-12/2014 I&C Commissioning Lead

Blue Water Energy Dover City Power Project

Conducted daily walk down of plant status. Worked heavily with the electrical engineer preparing for back feed of the station. Reviewed engineering drawings and provided feedback to project engineering of any discrepancies. Worked with the construction group to remedy any discrepancies with the installation of valves and instruments by using the installation diagrams and plant PI&Ds.

6/2014 – 9/2014 I&C Commissioning Lead

Shanahan Engineering Marafiq Yanbu II, Yanbu, KSA

Created testing and I&C commissioning portion of the schedule. Created tracking format for the DCS loop checks. Coordinated the commissioning and functional checks for the new DCS Ovation controls and instrument calibrations. Acted as Lead I&C QA for construction to commissioning turnover. Reviewed and approved system turnover packages for the I&C/DCS portion of the project. Conducted system walk downs with the construction group and owners engineers for system turnover. Coordinated safety training for the I&C technicians and ensuring safety and environmental compliance. Lead and reviewed all instrument calibration efforts, DCS hot loops and functional testing.

2/2014 – 4/2014 E&I Commissioning Superintendent

MMR ProCom Black Hawk Center CDP, TX, USA

I provided daily supervisory checks and records, ensuring that site operations and construction were providing safe working conditions and permit procedures as well as protective equipment. I supervised an experienced and qualified team with reliable well-maintained equipment to execute the contracted work as per contract schedule and target dates. The team made final inspections,power cable megger checks, point to point checkouts and inspection and acceptance of site instrumentation, tubing and conduit runs, motor rotation checks and loop checks for plant electrical equipment and DCS hot loops. We also performed and verified DCS functional tests, system checks and commissioning and start-up of systems on a system by system basis. Routinely checked, reviewed and validated the PI&D drawings, along with DCS instrumentation ranges and specifications. Produced and logically planned work completion packages for commissioning and start-up requirements.

11/2013 – 2/2014 E&I Inspector/Commissioning

MMR ProCom Buffalo Creek NGPP, OK, USA

Support construction activities for the Linde Process Plant group. Worked out issues between field and back office engineering. Made final inspections power cable megger checks. Point to point checkouts. Inspection and acceptance of site instrumentation, tubing and conduit runs. Motor rotation checks and loop checks for plant electrical equipment.

07/2013 – 11/2013 GT Commissioning TFA

Siemens Power Al Raz Khair, KSA

Performed final checkout of all wiring for two Siemens 5000F turbines. Tested and applied power to all auxiliaries in association with the GT package. Kept proper documentation for turnover packages. Installed modifications as needed from back office engineering. Performed DCS (Siemens T3000) checkout of the entire GT package control system. Ensured safe work practices and safety of plant personnel and plant equipment.

09/2012 – 03/2013 DCS & Electrical Commissioning

Siemens Power Kiev, Ukraine

Assisted with the construction and commissioning of 3 STG-400 Units coupled to Omnical HRSG. Steam send out to support the Kiev paper mill. Set up Control system (DCS) PCS7. Assisted in the network connections between central control system (Siemens PCS 7) with the HRSG control cabinets and Siemens GT control system. Performed cold and hot loops for the DCS. Performed graphic and logic changes as needed. Installed modifications from the design engineering team. Oversaw the electrical construction and commissioning testing of Siemens’ provided UPS (230VAC) system provided by Benning and LV (400VAC) switchgear by ABB. Ensured safe work practices and safety of plant personnel and plant equipment.

Was instrumental in helping train the local operations and maintenance teams and developing the preventative maintenance for the systems.

7/2012 – 09/2012 I&E Construction

S&W Energy Solutions Takoradi, Ghana

Lead electricians in the terminations of all control cabinet wiring. Made red line drawings and in field engineering changes for proper control circuit functionality. Performed insulation resistance testing on all power cables. Performed cold loop checks on all control wiring. Supported the pre-commissioning and commissioning schedule for 4 gas turbines. Reported back to site QA with all construction and pre-commissioning documentation.

10/2011 – 06/2012 I&C Commissioning

GE Energy Sabiya, Kuwait

The 2000MW dual cycle power plant consisted of six (6) GE F9A CCGT, six (6) HHI HRSG and three (3) GE D-11 steam turbines. Role is to ensure safe work practices and safety of planet personnel and plant equipment. Duties are to support the schedule of pre-commissioning and commissioning activities through verification of loop checks on instrumentation and equipment for simple and combined cycle operations. Performed functional checks on HRSG instrumentation of TVC’s; LCV’s MOV’s and drum level transmitters, control protection and assisted DCS team with logic modifications. Verified all field connections were correct to the drawings. Conducted final system installation checks and verification in preparation of signing all relevant turnover documentation of instrument and controls packages (TOPs). Provided QA/QC feedback to the construction group in support for operations throughout start-ups and commissioning of plant equipment.

02/2011 – 06/2011 Electrical, I&C Engineer

GE Energy Surgut, Russia

Responsible for the I&C equipment during the commissioning of two (2) General Electric 109FA, Combined Cycle 400MW single shaft units with two (2) CMI HRSG and two (2) GE D-10 Steam Turbines. Surgut GE plant had a capacity of 800MW. Worked with Operations as a field operator. Completed cold and hot loop and functional checks for plant equipment. Duties included maintaining the boiler feed water pumps and controls, Drum level controllers. Calibrated and maintained the condenser systems and Ball cleaning system. Ensured relays setting to all LV, MV and HV switchgear. Checked and verified breaker functionality to LV, MV and HV switchgear. Checked and verified proper installation as per PI&Ds. Walked down and signed all turnover instrument and controls packages (TOPs). Worked with the GE Mark VIE digital control system to discover and repair logic and field issues. Verified all transmitters and ensured proper line up of equipment prior to starts and various commissioning testing activities. Walked down systems daily reporting any and all issues. Scheduled the I&C portion of work for outages. Responsible for the ordering and tracking of I&C parts. Ensured safe work practices and safety of planet personnel and plant equipment. Was instrumental in helping train the local operations and maintenance teams and developing the preventative maintenance for the systems.

05/2010 – 02/2011 Electrical, I&C Engineer

GE Energy Shatura, Russia

Responsible for the I&C equipment during the commissioning of a General Electric 109FA Combined Cycle 400MW Unit with a CMI HRSG and a GE D-10 Steam Turbine. Worked with Operations as a field operator and the DCS engineers in all upcoming instrumentation and electrical issues. Completed loop and functional checks. Repaired Auma, Rotork, Masoneilan and Fisher valves. Worked with the GE Mark VIE digital control system to discover and repair logic and field issues. Checked and verified proper installation as per PI&Ds. Ensured relays setting to all LV, MV and HV switchgear. Checked and verified breaker functionality to LV, MV and HV switchgear. Walked down and signed all turnover instrument and controls packages (TOPs).

Verified all transmitters and ensured proper line up of equipment prior to starts and various commissioning testing activities. Walked down systems daily reporting any and all issues. Scheduled the I&C portion of work for outages. Responsible for the ordering and tracking of I&C parts. Ensured safe work practices and safety of planet personnel and plant equipment. Was instrumental in helping train the local operations and maintenance teams and developing the preventative maintenance for the systems.

05/2010 – 06/2010 DCS Commissioning Engineer

Mitsubishi Energy KeepHills, Alberta, Canada

Responsibilities included supervision of Union personnel, ensuring safe work practices, scheduling of daily work, meeting project due dates. Lead team in loop and functional checks of a super critical boiler. Completed and checked data sheets and resolved any issues with design, specifications or failures. Responsible for system walk down with construction representatives for all field instruments. Responsible for the turnover checks of newly installed equipment.

Holiday coverage for Turbine DCS lead.

2009 – 05/2010 I&C Commissioning Engineer

GE Energy Marafiq, Jubail, KSA

Responsibilities included supervision of project instrumentation construction

works, installations, inspection and testing for 12 General Electric Frame 7FA CCGT units, 12 Doosan HRSGs and 4 GE steam Turbines. Operational blocks of 3(7FA) on 1(D11).Instrument calibration troubleshooting, loop checks, Turn over package management and maintaining daily supervisory checks and records. . Duties included maintaining the boiler feed water pumps and controls, Drum level controllers. Filled in for outside operators when on holiday. Worked with control board operator on all commissioning issues with plant equipment. Ensuring safe working conditions and permitting procedures schedules and ensuring the instrument works complied with the project specifications, company procedures, method statements, quality assurance, and control documents. Was instrumental in helping train the local operations and maintenance teams and developing the preventative maintenance for the systems.

2008 – 2009 I&E Outage Supervisor

Worely Parsons Jacksonville, FL

Responsibilities included supervision of major outage schedule for all Instrument, Controls and Electrical equipment. Perform repairs, installations, calibrations and testing of new and existing plant equipment. Maintained a safe and effective work environment while completing daily maintenance duties. Lead safety briefings and resource scheduling for technical team of 10.

Reviewed all test data and records with site engineers and managers.

2007 – 2008 Electrical Construction Lead

Tengiz Chevroil Tengiz, Kazakhstan

Responsibilities included coordination of a 30-person work group for the construction and commissioning of 2 Frame 9 FA generating units and a Fast Load Shedding PLC system. Ensuring schedules and deadlines were met, conducted daily walk down of site to ensure safe work practice, coordinated with operations and planned work schedules, tracked and ordered parts and tools, aided the operating facility when needed, was the point of contact for any on site technical support personnel, and ensured all technicians adhered to corporate rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

2004 – 2007 Technical Supervisor

Consolidated Edison New York, NY

Responsibilities included coordinating the daily preventive and corrective maintenance activities, supervising a staff of 20 technicians at Con Edison’s East River Generating Station Instruments and Controls department. The station has a generating capacity of 550K/hr steam and 670MW (2 x GE 7FA gas turbines plus 2 x steam turbines). Responsibilities included responding to all daily system issues, scheduling the controls portion of major unit outages, coordinating safety training for the I&C technicians and ensuring safety and environmental compliance. As a Technical Supervisor, I assisted as a member of the task force to discover root cause of unit and/or system failures, was involved with the development and review of operating procedures for newly installed/repaired equipment, coordinated the commissioning and functional checks for the new DCS Ovation controls installation and upgrade plant wide, ordering of new technical equipment and tools, I&C group overtime budget, was the point of contact for any onsite technical support personnel.

2001 – 2004 Senior Electrical Technician

Consolidated Edison New York, NY

Responsibilities included providing continuous technical support for the operation of several generating and steam producing plants, maintaining and repairing existing instrument and control equipment, working closely with the Station Engineers in the installation and upgrading of instrument and controls

equipment, partnered with Station Engineering in the installation and acceptance testing of a new Westinghouse Ovation sequence of events monitoring system, partnered with a Bentley Nevada representative in the upgrading and acceptance testing of a Generating station Turbine supervisory indication, partnered with a US Filter representative in the installation and acceptance testing of a water

purification regeneration system, partnered with a Cutler hammer representative in the installation of two Excitation systems, performed technical testing duties on hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic instruments and systems using precision instruments, led the technical team in the installation of a Burner

Management system, and worked closely with Con Edison engineers in the upgrade and installation of phase one and two of a water treatment plant.

2000 – 2001 Electronics Technician

Aerospace Avionic Inc. Bohemia, NY

Responsibilities included performing extensive testing of various avionics equipment in accordance with manufacturer and customer specifications, troubleshot and repaired complex electronic circuitry, and

demonstrated operations and quality of equipment to customers during the purchasing process.

1996-2000 Aviation Electronics Technician

United States Navy Virginia Beach, VA

Responsibilities included supervision of NAS Oceana AIMD work center 632, F-14 radar repair, developed work schedules and coordinated the assignments of divisional personnel, performed preventive and corrective maintenance on sophisticated aviation electronic guidance systems, responsible for the efficiency of F-14 fire control radar systems during deployments of missions throughout the Persian Gulf from 1996-2000. Troubleshot and repair to component level, tested instrumentation and control equipment utilizing schematics, blueprints, and technical manuals, and was a skilled operator of

modern test equipment such as digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signature analysis machines.

CERTIFICATES

OSHA 30 Hour OSHA 10 Hour NFPA70E CPR

Transit Worker Identification Card (TWIC) - USA Security Clearance

HSE Rig Pass Safe Gulf/Safe Land – IADC #1033205

Houston Area Safety Council HASC # 5496

NCCER I&C Technician IV - 17384844



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