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Power Plant Electrical Engineer

Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
August 29, 2018

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Electrical engineer (Transferable Iqama)

Cell phone # 009**-*********



Project Construction Execution (E&I)

• Project Quality control (E & I)

• Testing & commissioning (E & I)

• Laboratory Testing (High voltage & Short circuit)

• Operation & maintenance power plants & substations

• Electric Power Supply and management

• MS Project

• MS Office

• Auto CAD

Testing software


Knowledge of mechanical work

ISO 9001 internal auditor


• Project Construction Execution Procedure/ Strategies

• Project Reporting & Monitoring

• Quality control and Quality Assurance

• Team Building and workload distribution

• Power equipment testing Techniques

• pre-commissioning & commissioning

Personal Skills

• Well versed with project management aspects

• Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.

• Able to communicate and interact with individuals of all levels.

•Proficient with technical report writing and correspondences.

• Familiar to SEC, Aramco and international standards.

• Workable knowledge of English and Arabic languages.

• ISO 9001 internal auditor.


Saudi Council of Engineering


Bachelor of Technology in Electrical (Power) 04 years.

Diploma of Associate engineer (power) 03 years.


Basic First Aid and fire fighting

Understanding of QMS

Risk Assessment Management

Professional Experience:

1.ALFANAR Co. Ltd, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: (

March 01, 2011 to present date…

Currently working as, a Lead Electrical Engineer QA/QC (ARAMCO Approved) in Alfanar and responsible to implementation of the quality control procedure. Review, verify and sign daily construction quality control reports. Establish standards, procedures and ensure that the work done is as per project specification, Method Statement and approved shop drawings. Also, to ensure that all approved and inspected materials are used. Raise Pro-active, NCR and initiate corrective action. Projects and responsibilities are mentioned below

1.1Project – Construction of Residential and Industrial Complex, Khurais (in progress)

Client – Saudi Aramco

1.2Project – PP# 13 Combine Cycle Power Plant

Client – Worley Parson /SEC

1.3Project – Alfanar compound

Client – Alfanar Property Management

1.4Project – King Abdullah Financial District, Parcel 5.07 & 5.08 Riyadh

Client –RIC, Hill international and omrania, Riyadh


Inspection and witnesses of the Project E&I activities and received material

Observes, witness, verify and record whether the quality of work being performed is satisfactory and in compliance with the approved documents.

Discuss and follow up all quality concerned issues raised by client.

Ensure that Project E&I activities are being carried out as per approved IFC Drawing and applicable standard and procedures including project technical specification

Monitor all site activities on daily bases and note discrepancies and discuss with site team for rectification.

Familiar with international standard such NEMA, IEC, NEC, NFPA and ensure its implementation during execution and inspection of the E&I activities

Prepares the RFI with required supporting inspection documents for client inspection

Issuing (NCR) nonconformity report whenever violations occurs and discussed with concerned department for closure of NCR

Coordinate with consultant and construction department, company QA/QC personnel’s independent testing laboratories, vendor etc.

Responsible from equipment installation and energizing of electrical equipment.

Preparation of ITP and conduct the inspection as per ITP, Checklist and applicable MOS during E&I inspection activities

Prepare the Weekly and Monthly weekly reports such as RFI Dashboard, NCR and Pro-active Log, Calibration Log and submit to QC Manager for review

Electrical activities

Monitor the installation activities of MV & LV transformer, protection and control panel, switchboard, MCC, motor, Generators, ATS, BMU, UPS, Battery bank and rectifier, LV isolated bus bar, lighting system and small power system.

Check all FAT reports and witness the testing and commissioning activities of Relay, Breakers, CT, VT, Transformers, Panel boards, ATS, Protection Panel, Switchgear, Battery, Bus bar in Substation Area, power plant.

Installation of isolated bus bar and testing.

Monitor and inspect the installation of earthing system, lightning protection and testing of earthing system.

Supervise and witness the Installation activities of cable tray, raceway, and different type of conduit, cable ladder

MV/LV cable pulling with cable termination & splicing and conduct inspection after the installation.

Conduct the Insulation resistance test and hi-pot test for MV cable after cable pulling.

Installation inspection of cathodic protection system for water tanks.

Familiar with testing technique and testing equipment used for transformer, Panel, CT, VT and relays, earthing.

Instrumentation and control/telecom

Monitor and Conduct the inspection for the E&I activities related to (BMS) HVAC System, Fire protection and detection system, BMS, Access control system, Telecom System, PAGA with reference to IFC Drawing and applicable standard

Witness and verify the Continuity, Megger for Instrument and control cable and power light test, OTDR test for Fibber optic cable (single & multi-mode) and continuity test for telecom cable.

Monitor and witness the splicing & termination activities of instrument and telecom cable.

Verifies and witness the loop check and installation of sensors and other devices for instrumentation (DPS, Level transmitter, flow transmitter, card reader, smoke detector in ducts, smoke detector, heat detector, and control panels etc).

Witness the testing and commissioning activities and calibration of sensor through hot communicator.

Witness the testing and commissioning of fire alarm system and interfacing with HVAC system and other system.

Testing and commissioning of access control and BMS system.


Monitored and witnessed the Installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities of HVAC system (ducting, chilled water piping system, FCU, ERU, AHU, DX units).(hydro test, Flushing, smoke test, light test and pressure test)

Monitored and witnessed the Installation, pre-commissioning and commissioning activities of water supply system (copper pipes, PRV, pump room, filter etc.) (Hydro test and flushing)

Monitored the Installation, and testing of plumbing system (Leakage test)

Monitored the Installation, and testing of firefighting system (hydro test and flushing)

2.Arabian BEMCO, KSA

Duration: Dec 2007 to Dec. 2010

Worked as an E & I Engineer (Testing & Commissioning) and responsible for execution of Electrical and instrument works related to 2700MW Power Plant extension at RPP which included installation of DCS panel, server, network switches, cable pulling (power, control and fibber) and termination etc., Testing & commissioning and troubleshooting of all installed electrical equipment in power plant and substation. Projects and responsibilities are mentioned below.

1.1Project – Construction of Power plant (PP9) extension consist of C, D & F block.

Client – SEC

1.2Project – Substation S/S 8159 (132/380 kV)

Client – SEC

1.3Project – Substation S/S 9009 (132/380 kV)

Client – SEC

1.4Project – Bawat Substation (132/13.8 kV)

Client –SEC


Specialized skills in Testing & Commissioning of MV 13.8 KV & 4.16 KV Switch Gears, 480 LV Switch gears include complete Scheme Check, Panel wiring check, Bus Bar Protection, Operation Checks under Consultant/witness.

Perform switching operations of switchgear 480v, 4.16kv, 13.8kv, 132kv and check synchronization function (hot transfer) through DCS, dead bus operation, and local operation of ATS.

Testing & Commissioning of Motor Control center (MCC), Distribution Boards, Control and Relay Panel, Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS), Earthling systems, DC Batteries & Charger system.

Testing of Aux. Relay, Transducer, transmitter, Current Transformer, Voltage Transformer, Ammeter, Voltmeter,

Insulation resistance test of wire and cables and all associated checks required by Consultant/witness.

Testing and commissioning of different protection panels and switch gear panels made by (ABB, GEDEC, GE, Siemens,). Reviewing of protection schemes for 480v, 4.16kV, 13.8kV, S/S 132kV, S/S 380kV system and inter trip scheme b/w generation to substation.

Functional checks of Switch Gears (Hyundai, ABB, GEDEC, PowerCon, and Areva) through local and remote mode used for motor control and feeders.

Worked with General Electric (GE) Engineers in Installation& Commissioning of DCS MARK V1E (Start-up of DCS, Cold &Hot Loop Checks, Execution of Function Checks) of whole Plant.

Installation of server and software (Complicity HMI 6.1 & Toolbox), configuration of TMR and dual controller (MARK VI, MARK VIe). Testing of controller and IO pack (AI, DI, DO and serial card) as per SAT.

Checking of site alarm, indication and commands, changing of graphics in Cimplicity editing software (GE and Foxboro system) as per client demand.

Helped in Designing of logics for DCS, networking for DCS with help of network switches, UTP cables and Fibber optic single and multimode cables.

Carry out functional Check of Alarms, Indication and Commands through SCADA system, allocation of letra as per IEC code.

Testing and commissioning of SCADA system up to FMK, SMK and RTU panel, field Alarms, Indication and Commands 380 KV & 132 KV Substation.

Preparation of mark-up copy for all the Site drawings and for the As-Built drawings

Familiar with SEC standards. Preparation of as build drawn after the modification in the field panels.

Testing of fibber cable with help of power meter and OTDR.

Testing and commissioning of DC and UPS system, DC looping and its supervision.

Insulation resistance of low voltage cables.

Help maintenance team in Troubleshooting of faults.

Maintaining High safety standards & quality procedures with plant running, Preventive, Predictive, Corrective & breakdown maintenance.

Preparing the work permits, isolations of equipment, lockout & hold tag procedure for maintenance Jobs, such as hot work permit, cold work permit, confined space entry work Permit.

Preparing the job procedures & job safety analysis for electrical jobs.

Planning, scheduling, coordination and direction of work as required, communication with client to meet the objectives of all highly complicated Engineering Programming phases.

Recommend the modification or new installation to improve the existing facilities and unify them in Wide frame. Initiate and coordinate with project engineer regarding the justification of Expected Cost and complete the payment request as required.

Key player in the Installation and Commissioning of all kind of control and safety systems.

Functional testing of Instruments and to diagnose faults using testing devices.

Perform Troubleshooting & minor / major repairing of all kind of electrical installation.

Active participation in modifications and new equipment installation. Identified priorities for power Plant maintenance.

3.Company –High voltage and Short Circuit Testing Lab, Wapda, Islamabad Pakistan

Duration: From July 2002 to Dec. 2007

Responsible for routine and type testing of power equipment made by national and international manufacturer.


Practically involved in Operation and maintenance of 11kV Motor Generator set (1MVA), 500kV transformer, Viscosity measuring instrument for oil, Flesh point, pour point measuring instrument for 0il, Hydrogen content meter for oil, 1800 kV and 180kj Impulse Generator, Partial Discharge Measurement set, Tan Delta and Capacitance measurement Unit, Control Panel of all machines used in testing, High Speed Oscilloscopes, Power Supplies and Different type of instruments use in testing,High current Shunt and high voltage divider etc.

Performed all type of QA/QC tests with accordance to IEC, ANSI, IEEE, ASTM, and WAPDA specifications on different type of Transformers (Power & Distribution), Transformer oil, Different type of 11 kV and low voltage Switch Gear panels, 415 volts to 500 kV PT and CVT, Low and high voltage Cables, Surge Arrestors, Capacitors, Conductor, Insulators, Auto Transfer Switches, drop out Cut Out, Termination Kits, Joint and Splices etc. Manufactured by National and International Companies.

H.V Tests.

Lightning impulse.

Switching impulse.

Power frequency test.

Induced over voltage.

Rain test.

Partial Discharge test.

Capacitance & Tand test.

RIV test.

Heating cycle.

Hydrogen content measurement.

Insulator Puncture test.

Short circuit tests.

Calculation of transformer losses.

Temperature rise.

Energy meter test.

Resistance measurement test.

Temperature rise test of transformer.

Thermal Short circuit testing of transformers, CT.

Load losses of transformer


Zero sequence test

Accuracy of energy meter and different other test.

4.Islamabad Electric supply company (IESCO), Wapda, Islamabad Pakistan

Job title: Line Superintendent

Duration: from 10-12-2001 to 23-07-2002.


Estimation of Line Losses.

Assessment of load for new connect

Load management

Customer care.

Preparing maintenance schedule.

Maintenance of feeders.

Drafting of reports.


Urdu, Arabic and English.

Personal details:

Father’s Name : Zahid Muhammad

Date of Birth : December 01, 1980

Gender : Male

Religion : Islam

Passport No : JJ1150402

Nationality : Pakistan

Iqama No : 224-***-****

Address in Pakistan : House#412 sector#1 KTS Dist. Haripur, Pakistan

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