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Power Plant Engineer

Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
August 14, 2018

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Mahmoud Abd Elgawad Khair Elden

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Postal address: 23 Altayyar st., Elagamy, Elbitash 21928, Alexandria, Egypt


Seeking a challenging mechanical engineer position in a successful organization where I can develop and utilize my academic background, my skills and practical experience to take great steps forward on the development of my professional career.


B.S.C Faculty of Engineering, mechanical Power department, Alexandria University

May 2006

Graduate on Project Design and Performance of a Single Basin Solar Still.

Grade: Excellent

Work Experience

February 2018 - May 2018


New Assuit Combined Cycle Add on Power Plant (2 * 750 MW)

Team Leader Mechanical Commissioning Engineer supervisor for all mechanical commissioning work being done by the EPC Contractor and supervising Steam blowing for 2 Modules (4 HRSG & 4 GT and STG)

February 2012 - March 2013

Power System Project (PSP)

New Abu Qir Project Thermal Power Plant (2x650 MW)

Working as Operation & Commissioning Engineer for Turbine Auxiliaries and Prepare Steam Blowing and Reliability and First fire

Startup of the unit (CP-118)

Operate & Commission Multi Effect Desalination (MED Desalination unit (2*5000 ton/day)

March 2007 – October 2009

SIDI KRIR Power Plant Combined Cycle CCGT (3*250 MW)

one module consists of:

a) Mitsubishi CTG 250 MW

b)Vertical Alstom HRSG

c) Mitsubishi STG 250 MW (HP, IP, LP )

500 KV Switchyard.

Two tie transformers 500 / 220 KV

Medium and low voltage switch gears. November 2009 - till now

SIDI KRIR Power Plant STG (2*320) MW

Control room (DCS) process Engineer

1. Safe Start and Shutdown for the unit.

2. DCS Unit Operation Processes.

3. Boiler Operation Processes.

4. Auxiliary Unit Operation Processes including Feed water Pumps, both turbine and electrical.

Participate in all power steam unit tests (Heat rate -Run back loads – Run down loads)

Responsible for Preparing Safety Permits, Work orders, Work Access Orders for the whole unit.

Field process Engineer responsible for preparing all system locally such as :

Main Turbine and its auxiliary system- (SIEMENS).

Turbine DCS operation and safe startup & shut down & all its auxiliaries (seal oil, lube & control oil, seal steam, vacuum pumps charging generator hydrogen).

Supervise Start-up, Normal and Shutdown Operation for steam turbine vacuum breaker, saving margin & its tolerance stress

Main Boiler and its auxiliary system- (BABCOCK)

Boiler DCS operation and safe startup & shut down (gas & mazout firing) all its axillaries (air heater, forced fans, calibration for air to fuel ratio, reboiling system, soot blower system)

Supervise Start-up, Normal and Shutdown Operation For the whole unit utilities (condensate water system, Service water system, Circulating water system, steam turbine pump, axial pumps, regeneration heaters, aux header & Aux boiler Compressed Air System

Desalination Plant - (Hitachi):

Responsible on safe operation & Maintenance for Multi Stage Flash chamber desalination MSF (20 chambers, 5000 t/day capacity)

plant and its auxiliaries (Including: Steam Brine Heater System, Condensate Return System, Brine Recalculating system, Blow Down system, Distillate Intake system, Ejectors Evacuation system & Acid Cleaning system).

Hydrogen Plant:

Start up and Commissioning and Shutdown the Hydrogen Plant (15 m3/hr)

Training Courses

July 2004 Egyptian Electricity Authority. (Sidi Krir Project)

August 2004 Alexandria National Refining Petrochemical Co (ANRPC)

July 2005 Alexandria Portland Cement Company- Lafarge Titan Egypt

Jan 2010 CS3000 Fundamentals for operation at YOKOGAWA MIDDLE EAST B.S.C.(C) – BAHRAIN


Personal Skills

Good reading and studying skills

Strong team leadership with high understanding of team management

Fast learning and understating of different business environment

Computer Skills

Mastering Microsoft Office package

AutoCAD 2012

Good computer programming sense


Arabic: Native proficiency

English: Full professional proficiency (IELTS Certified)

Personal Information

Date of Birth: March 10th, 1984 Birth Location: Alexandria, Egypt Military Status: Final Exempt Marital status: Married


All references and letters of recommendation are available upon request.

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