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Electrical Engineer Maintenance

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
October 20, 2018

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Illyas Ambalathveettil Thazhtheyil

Contacts: 009***********, 050******* / 050*******; India: 009***********, 009***********

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Electrical Engineer – Maintenance & Projects

Seeking an appropriate position in the electric power industry leading to a successful career in system

analysis, operation, erection and troubleshooting. More than 19 years of GCC experience.

Key Qualifications

Switchgear up to 11kV, Vacuum Circuit Breakers, Air Circuit Breaker, SF6 Circuit Breakers, HFUs & RMUs

Contactors, Molded Case Circuit Breakers. Made by ABB, Mitsubishi, Siemens and Schneider’s

Protective Relays

Awareness of IEC and related standards.

Over Current and Earth Fault Relays (Electromechanical, Static, Numerical), Motor management Relays,

Differentials Relay, Under/over Voltage Relays, Different type of Supervision and Auxiliary Relays,

A.C/D.C Monitoring Relays, Pilot Relay, Sensitive Earth fault Relays, Trip Relay, Arc Protection System

(relay & sensor). Made By: ABB, Siemens, GEC, Schneider and G.E

ELV system

Power Transformers, Distribution Transformers, Current Transformers, Voltage Transformers and Control

transformers. Cable AC/DC High Voltage Test (up to 11 KV Cables)

Experience Summary

March 2003-March 2017

Port Services Corporation SAOG (Government own Company)

Port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat, Oman.

Electrical Engineer


Operating in coordination of MEDC (Muscat Electricity Distribution Company – Government own Company), preparation of maintenance schedule program of 14 nos. of Port Substations.

Operation & Maintenance of Transformers (33kV/11kV – 20MVA, 11kV/440V – 500kVA to 2000kVA), Preventive Maintenance of Transformers (Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly).

Recording & interpreting operational data of 33kV/11 kV substations.

Carrying out real time Operation & Monitoring system parameters of the substation.

Well versed with the Work Permit philosophy (Lock out tag out system).

Planning & executing the switching sequence for different types of outages.

Preparing & updating the contingency plan for restoration of supply after any tripping.

Familiar with Safety Rules, Procedures & risk assessment involved in the Work.

Routine maintenance of Stand-by CUMMINS / CATERPILLAR / OLYMPIAN makes DG sets (415V/3.3kV) up to 1000 kV and AMF panels.

Organize the work as a Team Leader according to the internal work order request and deploy the technical staffs as per the work nature and ability to work independently and perform fault analysis.

Projects Handled

Passenger & Cruise Terminal Building and Washing & Lubrication Workshop

Location: Port Sultan Qaboos – Muscat.

Role: Senior Supervisor – Projects, for Electrical installations & Equipment.

Responsibilities: Supervise the project under the Ministry of Transport & Telecommunication, revise the drawings, and cost control for usage of electrical accessories.

Preparation of UG cable layout for electrical (HV/LV), telephone and networking.

Preparation of fresh water line, sewage water line and chilled water line layout.

Primary Substation (33KV) at Port Sultan Qaboos.

Role: Senior Supervisor – Projects.

Tools/Instruments Handled: Insulation Testers (High Voltage Megger), Earth testers, Hi Pot Test Kit, Current Injection Kit, Ducter Test Kit, Proven Dead Test Kit for High Voltage, BDV Test Kit, Fluidex.

Site Management

Inspecting Field Sites to observe and evaluate condition and operability of facilities and structures,

and to collect field survey data and measurements.

Designing and implementing stringent systems, detailed design and quality plans and manuals to

ensure high quality standards during all the stages of project.

Planning as well as executing material testing and reporting; allocating shift duties of trainee

Engineer, Formans, Labours, etc.

Team Supervision

Leading & monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in operations and

meeting of individual group targets.

Identifying and implementing strategies for building team effectiveness by promoting a spirit of

cooperation between team members.

Recognizing areas of improvements and organizing training programs for the same.

Jul 1998 – Jan 2003

SNOWHITE LLC – Muscat, Oman.

Maintenance Supervisor

Job Profile

Maintain preprogrammed AC drives for industrial washing machines, driers, drycleaners, automatic folders & flat ironers.

Handle installation, testing & commissioning of all types of Laundry Equipments.

Customize the Programming with the help of product broachers.

Operate & maintain of Gas / Diesel / Furnace oil Boilers.

Conduct maintenance on HVAC system, panel boards, pneumatic controlled valves, solenoid valves, steam traps.

Operate and maintain genets (Portable to captive 1000 KVA) with changeover and synchronizing panels & accessories.

Project Handled

Laundry Equipment Installations & Electrical Power connections.

Responsibilities: Installation of Laundry equipment like industrial washing machines, driers, automatic rollers, steam presses & Boiler, Panel Boards, etc., providing power connections, testing & commissioning.

Jun 1992 – Jun 1998


Maintenance Supervisor (Electrical)

Job Profile

Involve in maintenance of HV/LV motors, DOL / STAR DELTA starters for heavy roll mills, all types of VCB / ACBs and

Air compressors.

Performs routine, preventive and breakdown maintenance on all above equipment.

Prepare and record all details of equipment maintenance, such as work carried out, time involved, etc.

Handle testing and calibrating all types of protection relays involved in the power system (ability to read co- ordination of relays and its operating characteristics).

Handle maintenance of 500 KVA CATERPILLAR / CUMMINS Diesel & Gas Generator.

Ensure the Safety of Workers: By providing PPEs (Helmets, Safety shoe, Hand gloves, Safety Glass, Ear Muffs, Safety belts etc.) according to the work.

Ensure the quality of Work: Installing the equipment’s according to the drawings and check the quality of work done as per standards

Labor Supply: Distribute the workers to different places in the plant as per requirement.

Map the Wiring Circuits: Prepare appropriate Schematic Diagram for the project.

Estimation: Prepare DPR (Daily progress Report), monthly progress report. And finally prepare the monthly bill and send it to the higher officials for approval.

Project Handled

Reclamation Rubber factory machineries installation & power connection.

Responsibilities: Installation of refiners, crush rubber (cracker), autoclave, extruders, Boilers & Panel Boards.

Apr 1991 – Apr 1992



Recording & interpreting operational data of 110/11 kV substation.

Carrying out real time Operation & Monitoring system parameters of the substation.

Well versed with the Work Permit philosophy (Lock out tag out system).

Planning & executing the switching sequence for different types of outages.

Preparing & updating the contingency plan for restoration of supply after any tripping.

Familiar with Safety Rules, Procedures & risk assessment involved in the Work.

Operation of different types of switchgears ( Circuit Breaker, Isolator Ring main unit)

Analyzing the load flow distribution of the substation & conducting load shedding or change overs of source during emergencies as instructed by Load despatchers.

Speedy restoration of faulty systems of the 110/11 kV substation.

Operation & maintenance of HT & EHT power equipment-power transformers

Circuit breakers, lightening arresters, potential transformer current transformer etc..

Monitoring and maintaining daily target as required in project.

Responsible for Station Security, and safety of others in the 110/11 kV substation.

Education & Professional Development


Diploma in Electrical Engineering, State Board of Technical Education, Kerala, India, 1988.

High School, Chennamangallur High School, 1983.


Auto CAD 2D – Khimji Training Institute, Muscat Oman

International Ships & Ports Security code Course (ISPS code).

Training on Handling of Dangerous Goods & Awareness of Safety.

First Aid & CPR Course conducted by National Safety Council.

Basic Fire Safety & Fire Extinguishers by INMA Oman

Switchgear Maintenance Training from Larson & Toubro Ltd., Pune, India.

Boiler Attendant License – Kerala India.

Wireman Competency Certificate from Kerala Electricity Licensing Board

Other Particulars

Date of Birth: Feb.10, 1968.

Languages Known: English, Arabic, Hindi & Malayalam.

Computer Proficiency: MS Office, AutoCAD, Oracle & Visual Basic.

Nationality: Indian.

Passport Details: No. J1168035, valid till 15/05/2020.

Visa Status: Visit Visa, expires on April 30 -2018

Driving License: Oman Driving License.

Other Contact: Imthias – 050*******, Raheem KM - 050*******

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