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Engineer Maintenance

New Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
March 16, 2019

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Egyptian Electrical maintenance engineer, I have15+ years experience working offshore on jack up rigs, engineering, commissioning and new build experience, contributing in building and upgrading many offshore rigs and drilling platforms in different countries, Bahrain, UAE, Sakhalin island, Singapore, Egypt And KSA, then maintenance supervisor in Russian federation.

Personal Data

Date of birth: Nov 22 1976

Marital status: Married

Military status: Exempted


Arabic: Mother tongue

English: Excellent command of written, writing& spoken

Education Background

BSc. in Engineering

Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams uni. Cairo, Egypt,June 1999

Electrical Power and Machinery department.

Graduation grade: Good

Graduation project: Magnetic field radiation effect on human life

Project grade: Excellent

High school: St. Fatima international school


1.chief engineer

Employer AMER Group

From: Mar 2015 till Feb 2018

Location: Sharm Elshiekh, Egypt

Project name: Porto Sharm

Role / Mission:

Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge. Fully responsible for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees Main responsibilities:

Implement the right organisation and KPI to meet the guests requirement regarding level of excellency

Ensuring that the facility HSE policy is effectively implemented and that corrective measures are taken in a timely manner.

Developing new strategies to increase productivity with safe and cost-efficient methods. Ensuring that adequate safety norms are used by site personnel

Operating the facilities in a profitable and optimal manner.

Building ongoing relationships with key members and functional managers within the organization

Comprehend and assess the business unit financial position and update the current profit and loss statement.

Prepare analytical tools to allow management to isolate costs that could contribute to decreasing profits..

2.Maintenance Supervisor


From: Oct 2013 till Feb. 2015

Location: Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia

Rig name: Lunskoye, Piltun Drilling Platforms

Client: Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (SEIC)

Role / Mission:

Supervise and control the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical, electronics, subsea, and information technology equipment on the vessel

Main responsibilities:

Maintain control over the rig's Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and associated computer database

Coordinate periodic maintenance activities with the OIM and other department heads

Plan the service and maintenance of equipment according to the RMS guidelines

Liaise with the marine department regarding the loading, ordering and use of fuel, potable water, and drill water in consideration of the rig's stability

Ensure that the permit to work and isolation systems are strictly adhered to in the maintenance department inform the OIM and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that may affect the safe operation of the rig

Maintain an adequate supply of spares to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation

Maintain proper communication with shore-based Field Support group, rig management, and equipment vendors

Liaise with the OIM to ensure that all third party equipment is fit for purpose, certified, correctly installed, and maintained while on the rig implement follow-up requirements of audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management

Approve all maintenance department requisition purchase orders

Train personnel on the use of the RMS system to reduce error in the system

Communicate equipment problems or breakdown information via direct supervisor to Field Support Group


Employer Gulf Drilling International (GDI)

From: Nov 2012 to Oct 2013

Location: Singapore Keppel Feels shipyard

Rig name: Al-jasra and Qatar 2022 Jack up Amphion Rigs

Client: N/A

Role / Mission:

Supervise site activities such as commissioning and start up, ensure compliance of the activities for which he/she is responsible with the established process and HSE requirements, while respecting the relative time

Main responsibilities:

Verify that the pre- commissioning, commissioning and start up requirements are accounted for into engineering documents

Supervise the preparation of the pre-commissioning, commissioning, start up and handling over site activities in accordance with the relevant procedures

Supervise the pre- commissioning, commissioning, start up and test run activities. For these activities, define the specific temporary logistic required to comply with the project scope of work. elaborate tools and method of control

Ensure the application of the HSE Manual for the activities falling within his/her sphere of responsibility

Ensure the issue of work progress reports for the part he is responsible for


Employer Gulf Drilling International (GDI)

From: Jul 2012 Nov2012

Location: Qatar

Rig name: Al khor Jack up Amphion NOV Rig

Client: Shell

Role / Mission

Install, repair and maintain electronic equipment onboard the vessel

Main responsibilities:

Carry out daily inspections and maintenance on electronic equipment

Ensure that the permit to work system is in place and followed

Participate in the effective management of the Rig Maintenance System (RMS) and Inventory Control System (ICS)

Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all electronic systems including dynamic positioning, communication, data acquisition, computers and navigational equipment

Maintain, troubleshoot and repair electronic systems including, but not limited to, Subsea BOP controls and drilling package instrumentation and electronics

Carry out installation, calibration, and modification to electronic systems and components

Provide technical support as well as domestic and industrial electronic services to all areas of the rig

Carry out periodic maintenance according to the PMS guidelines and coordinate this maintenance with supervisor and other department heads

Maintain an adequate supply of spares in order to fulfill maintenance requirements and facilitate a safe and efficient operation

Generate requisitions as required inform supervisor and other department heads of any technical problems or limitations that might affect the safe operation of the rig implement the outstanding recommendations from audits, as issued by Clients, Regulatory Authorities or rig management

Ensure that reports for repair and maintenance of equipment are accurate and complete

Assist the Maintenance Supervisor/Chief Engineer in supplying information for maintenance and repair budget

Plan and coordinate with other departments prior to any major activity such as inspections, rig move, etc.

5.Electronics Technician (ET)

Employer: Egyptian Drilling Company

From: April 2010 to Jul 2012

Location: Doha Qatar then to Saudi Arabia

Rig name: Sneferu new Hi-Tech Cyber Jack-up 375

Client: Maersk Oil Qatar, then Aramco

Main responsibilities:

Install, repair and maintain electronic equipment onboard the vessel

Reports to the Electronic/Electrical Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor or Chief Engineer

Supervises the Electronic Technician and Electronic Trainees

6.Proejct ENGINEER

Employer: Egyptian Drilling Company

From October 2009 to April 2010

Location: Singapore, PPL shipyard

Role / Mission:

Execute the Pre-commissioning, commissioning and start up activities at Site.

Ensure that the activities execution comply with the relevant operating procedures, the HSE requirements and the scheduled time

Main responsibilities:

Receives Project documentation and understands Scope of Work related to his discipline.

Report to Commissioning Team Leader as per project Organization chart.

Lead a team to undertake commissioning activities in small projects.

Interfaces with other disciplines to ensure integration of activities.

Implement & test the subsystems as per project commissioning test sheets.

Preparation of method statements, procedures and routines where required.

Interface towards Precommissioning and Company personnel.

Reports on work progress, bringing to notice potential problems or delays and recommends solutions.

Assist during the database preparation for precommissioning status index and commissioning technical database.

Plan, Monitor and assist in Vendor activities as required.

Ensure temporary supplies and commissioning spares are adequate for the subsystem testing.

Perform inter-discipline checks.

Compliance in accordance with HSE Standard.


Employer: Egyptian Drilling Company

From Oct.2008 to Oct. 2009

Location: Engineering dept., Head quarter, Cairo, Egypt

Main responsibilities:

Assist internal and external customers with troubleshooting of Rig.

Equipment (Top Drive, Catwalk, Wrench, Drawworks, VFDs, Generators, Mud Pumps, BOP).

Expeditiously work to troubleshoot and resolve downtime events, acting as liaison between the field and internal departments until event resolution is achieved.

Understand rig network protocols and remote access rig systems to troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues.

Work to achieve remote resolution to minimize impact of failures and reduce customer downtime.

Relay dispatch request to District Operations Supervisors for issues that cannot be resolved via phone and/or email.

Gather and collect critical relative information pertaining to Rig. Equipment failures in an effort to improve operation/maintenance processes and procedures.

Create tracking ticket and document issue within JIRA (tracking system) for all Rig Equipment issues.

Resolve problems by clarifying issues through researching and exploring solutions, and escalating unresolved problems while providing superior customer service.

Oversee Equipment Condition Monitoring systems and notify customers of issues which could result in catastrophic equipment failure and unexpected downtime.

8.RIG Sr. Electrician

Employer: Drilling Petroleum Services (EDC Saudi Arabia Branch)

From May 2005 to Oct. 2008

Location: Eastern zone, Saudi Arabia

Rig Name: DPS RIG 45 Jack up Convention Rig

Client: ARAMCO

Main responsibilities:

Instruct and supervise members of maintenance crews.

Execute all aspects of the Planned Maintenance System relating to electrical equipment and recording the maintenance performed in the STAR System

Carry out daily checks of electrical equipment

Carry out electrical isolations for general maintenance and repair purposes, consistent with company procedural directives and Lock-out / Tag-out requirements

Liaise with OIM regarding maintenance/repairs and forward planning to avoid the risk of delay through equipment breakdown

Liaise with Technical Manager through rig management chain of command regarding any modifications, new techniques or recurring problems encountered.

Ensure that adequate spare parts, tools etc. are available on the rig for his department.

Ensure that all modifications are carried out under the Company's MOC procedures

Keep all drawings up-to-date by marking up any changes and sending to head office for final drawing and approval.

Maintain certification of equipment as required

Ensure that good housekeeping practices are adhered to in all areas under his charge at all times.

Responsible for the maintenance of electrical tools and instruments.

Compile complete hand-over notes for his relief at crew change

In liaison with the onshore support team prepare work scopes for major electrical overhauls.

Provide On-the-Job training and assistance to members of maintenance crew

Carry out Trip Assessment at the appropriate time for both new and existing maintenance staff.

9.RIG Electrician

Employer: Egyptian Drilling Company

From Sep2004 to May2005

Location: Egypt

Rig Name: EDC RIG 85 jack up offshore rig

Client: Qaroun petroleum Company

Main responsibilities:

Assist the chief electrical supervisor in the rig to follow all the preventive and unscheduled Maintenance.

Plan the maintenance according to the operation. And request the parts required

Job relevant Skills

Nov equipments (Top Drive TDS8, 11-Draworks-Iron Roughneck St80.100, 120-, Catheads, Rotary table, Power slips, Pipe racking system, Horizontal pipe conveyer, Finger board) Along with AMPHION system

Can rig Top Drive

Weatherford Iron roughneck

TTS-Cameron (Draworks, Catheads, BRS)


Siemens VFD

Yaskawa VFD

Wirth Draworks

Drillmec Draworks System

Oracle preventive maintenance

Maximo Preventive maintenance

SAP Preventive maintenance

Personal Skills

Good communication skills.

Able to set and achieve goals.

Work under pressure.

Capable of multitasking and attentive to tiny Details.

A hard worker, self motivated

Fast learning with a gift dealing with all kind of people and nationalities

Computer Skills

PLC Programming and troubleshooting

Adobe Photoshop CS6

AutoCAD 2015

Excellent user of Internet & E-mail.

Excellent user of Microsoft Office

Technical & Safety Courses

BLS (Basic Life Surveyor)

Fire Fighting Team

ABB AC drives

Amphion System, maintenance

Respiratory Protection

Confined Space Entry

Rescue Entry

Lock out/Tag out

PTW issuer/receiver

Asbestos awareness

Stop Safety

Air hoist operator

Fall protection

Rigging and lifting

Safety Values


VR 2000

AC Generator

Manual handling

Scaffold safety

Can Rig Top Drive electrical system

Can Rig electrical system




All-In-One Weatherford Power Frame Electrical Maintenance& Troubleshooting

All-In-One Weatherford Power Frame Operator Training

EX hazardous

Wirth Draw works type GH

EDS Maintenance

EDS Operators

Omron VFD Course

Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

5th Settlement, diplomat’s compounds, villa33, New Cairo City, Cairo, Egypt

Wael M. Farag Home: +20-225-***-*** Cell: +20-100-***-****

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