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Engineer Project Management

March 23, 2018

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Richard Odiase Okosodo

(Bachelor of Engineering – Electrical Electronics Engineer (2nd Class Upper Division 4.0/5.0)

Professional Engineer with strong passion for Software & Automation Engineering.

2 Abatakan Street, Oyo-Ibadan express way, Ojoo, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

Contact: +234 803-***-****,

Career Summary

Expert in Powered machine control using PLC and SCADA telemetry with safety consideration and environmental friendly.

Expertise knowledge of using information technology to automate industrial process variables for normal operations and performance benefit.

Ability to programmed PLC machine, CNC Machine, IOT Raspberry pi3 enabled devices, HMI tools for monitoring plant process variables.

Ability to create a customize Data acquisition solution; create Human machine interface solution on Mobile phones using modern programming language.

Ability to create specifications for HMI used for EBI, Cobrix, FBI, Date Coding machine, VFD machines from user’s functional requirements.

Ability to create specifications in selecting Electronic sensors for measuring process variables in a complex machine design, Networking machine to machine communication.

In-depth knowledge of Mechatronics principles and Robotics as applicable to manufacturing machines and supervisory maintenance practices.

Professional Certification /Training:

General Health, Safety and Environment (HSE level 1, 2, 3) certified.

Online training inE+ H on Industrial Instrumentation & Automation design.

Technical Skills

VFD and AC/DC controls and CCTV security systems.

Software designs & Maintenance using c# and Java

Calibration& Metering.

lightening system design and maintenance

Solar panel design and Inverter sizing.

Embedded device design and programming.

Inverter & Generator sizing.

Flow /Level valve Control.

Machine Troubleshooting

IOT, DCS, PLC Programming,

Plant commissioning.

Contracting & Management.

Instrumentation & Automation.

Communications System Design.

Pneumatic & Hydraulic system designs.

Siemens S7, v94.2&Mark VI control equipment’s.

Instrumentation & Control system design

Project Management

Academic Research Project:

Lead academic research project of: Optimal Control OF Two Dimensional Interconnected subunits for Load Shifting Application with excellent grade point.

Computer IT Skills:

Microsoft VISIO and Engineering AUTOCAD tools, Networking Information Technology.

Microsoft visio tools and projects, Office packages.

Software design using JAVA and C++ programming Language.

Career Experience:

IITA (International Institute of Tropical Agriculture) Ibadan Headquarter, Oyo State, Nigeria. (System & Instrumentation Engineer from 2015 until Date) and function as:

Supervise and engineered instrument commissioning and routine maintenance of bio-scientific equipment and seed blending machines to avoid down time of operation.

Collect instruments logs status and repair the failing equipment, supervise and monitoring of the machine parameters in order to detect discrepancies in machines on service.

Supervising and reporting of engineering routine work processes, using crystal report, Automate data capturing processes for all status of instrument, supervises new instrument commissioning and installation for conformance to standard.

Liaising with IITA purchase department to purchase new equipment for

Manage inventory of materials, components and spares required for plant and equipment used in seed packaging workshop and Agricultural machinery.

Design plant specifications for seed blending machines, packaging machines, batch barcode labelling machines and food processing machine.

Lead instrument commissioning across IITA research laboratories. This is done by taking site survey, planning commissioning and supervise technicians for implementation.

Create software specification according to functional requirement that drive HMI across the equipment. Also, lead maintenance practices.

Develop pooling software that listens to Data acquisition system and communicate it to cloud where supervision of instrument are simplified.

Develop a middleware that link all DCS and PLC devices to the cloud for IOT enablement and remote assessment of operational devices.

CYBERSPACE NETWORK LIMITED (33, SakaTinubu Street, Victoria Island, Lagos). Site Installation Engineer, Dec 2014-Oct 2015)

Engineer the deployment of microwave, optical fiber link and follow up for troubleshooting of customer’s network links. Handle the task of network cabling transmission for new client and writing of site reports using Microsoft office tools.

Mount Telecommunication Mast across Lagos state metropolis and across Nigeria for MTN, Airtel and Vodafone where Installation of microwave and Radios.

Lay Advertisement sign board across Lagos state in much Lagos overhead bridge.

Monitor the network performance using SCADA, DCS remotely.

Guinness Nigeria ltd, Edo State, (Intern as Process Control Engineer/ Bottling line Operator in August 2011-2012) and function as:

Handle the task of taking logs status from bottling line assembled production machine and suggest preventative and correction maintenance.

Handle the task of monitoring bottle pile up and jam to ensure manufacturing assembly line is functioning in a desired performance.

PHCN, Edo state distribution office. (Contract staff as Field Engineer in 2007-2008) and responsible to:

Handle the task of designing, installing, commissioning of electrical powered control instrument, and review of instrumentation and control design document logbook entries.

Systemize the plant into commissioning systems to affect the most efficient plant start-up, allocate commissioning systems to the commissioning system engineers

Community Electrical Contractor, Edo state. (Self-starter as Electrical Contractor Engineer in 2002-2005) and function as:

Contracting, designing, and commissioning of community electrical work project.

Contracting community house wiring and local kiosk electrification project.

Educational Details:

2008-2013 Bachelor of Engineering (Elect/Elect) second Class Upper division.

(Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.)

1997-2002 West African Senior School Certificate (single sitting)

(Igueben College Igueben, Edo State, Nigeria).

Hobbies: swimming and researching.

Personal Data:

Date of Birth 21th July 1987

Sex Male

State of Origin Edo state

Local Govt. Area Igueben

Marital Status Single


Engr.Dr. E.C. Obinabo, Chief Consultant to Guinness Nigeria plc, Automation and control lecturer in Ambrose Alli University, Edo state., Mobile: 070********.

Others can be provided on request.

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