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Urbana, Illinois, United States
March 19, 2019

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Affan Ahmed Siddiqui

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*** **** ***** ******, ******, Illinois IL 61801, USA • 469-***-****• OBJECTIVE

Seeking Challenging Opportunity to apply technical and managerial skill set in achieving Organizational Growth.


Soft Skills:

• Capable of meeting challenges and swift to learn new concepts and techniques.

• Always eager to grow and develop on existing and new skill sets.

• Analytical, attuned to the 'big picture', and comfortable in a diverse work environment.

• Detail-oriented, excellent writing and verbal skills, great listening skills.

• Positive 'Can-do' attitude especially under high-pressure situations.

• An excellent communicator and a team player who can build positive and productive relationships with management, client, peers and staff.

• Capable of working effectively with cross-functional project teams. Technical Skills:

• About 11 years’ experience in Low Voltage System Design, Construction, Configuration, Testing and Management.

• B.E. in Electrical Engineering.

• Expertise in Design and Testing of CCTV, ACS, PAS, TDS, FAS, Perimeter Intrusion Detection and Vehicle Management and Low Voltage Systems.

• Experience in Pakistan and Gulf countries with .

• Expertise in Managing team of Engineers, Designers, Drafters and Test Technicians.

• Expertise in Operation and Maintenance of Mega Projects, Problem Solving and Implementing new procedures towards smooth operations.

• Strong Leadership skills, pressure handling qualities coupled with open communication towards delivering exceptional results.


Design Software: ETAP, Dialux, Calculux, AutoCAD.

Windows Based Application: MS Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word). PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Engineer 3/2010 – 10/2018

Thales, KSA. (

• Managing Work Load through a team of Engineers, Drafters and Test Technicians.

• Design and installation of CCTV, Access Control System (ACS), Public Address (PA), Fire Alarm (FA), Time Display (TD), Perimeter Intrusion Detection, Vehicle Management and Low Voltage Systems.

• System Configuration, Integration and Validation.

• Managing communications Subsystems: CCTV, ACS, PA, FA, PID, Telephony and TD.

• Testing & Commissioning of CCTV, PA & ACS.

• Interfacing and working with internal parties: Electrical, Mechanical, Architectural, etc. as well as external parties; customer, vendors, consultants and other parties involved.

• Keeping senior directors and management aware of ongoing issues and progress.

• Actively involved in schedule and cost budget management.

• Supervision of Power and Fiber Optic cable pulling and termination.

• Preparation of splicing schedules, cable schedules and built drawings.

• Load estimation, cable sizing, cable tray sizing, voltage drop calculations and load schedules.

• Design of Distribution Boards, Sub-main Distribution Boards and Master Distribution Boards of power and Single Line.

• Managed sub-contractors on site activities ensuring the standard and schedule of work. Affan Ahmed Siddiqui

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• Lead Operations in critical working situations like Hajj & Eid ul Fittar Operation with ministry.

• Operation and Maintenance, Root cause analysis, troubleshooting and rectification of Mega Projects.

• Preparation of Operations and Maintenance procedures, manuals and frequency.

• Preparation of training manuals also conducting customer trainings.

• Supporting change orders and expansion projects. Preparing systems designs, conducting integration of the systems, SAT, commissioning & Handover for change orders.

• Liaising with inter-departments (Projects, Bids & Sales) for the customer requirements proposals. Project Covered:

Makkah Metro

Global Surveillance System of Masjid-e-Nabwi

Umm Wua’al Phosphate Project

Project Engineer 10/2008 – 03/2010

EA Consultancy (Pvt.) Limited, Karachi, Pakistan (

• Vendor documentation review ensuring the supply of equipment as per project requirement.

• Bill of Quantities preparation.

• Project site supervision during project execution.

• Preparation of Datasheets and Specifications as per project requirement.

• Performing vendor technical bid evaluation.

• Development of electrical load list.

• Power system studies (Load flow, short circuit & Protection Coordination)

• Development of single line diagrams for LV power generation and distribution.

• Preparation of single line diagrams.

• Cable sizing, cable tray sizing, voltage drop calculations and short circuit calculations.

• Lighting design calculations and development of lighting layouts for area/road/ buildings.

• Cabling, trenching & tray layouts for Fiber and Copper.

• Cable sizing calculations and development of Cable Schedule.

• Covered mega projects including Palm Deira, Burj Dubai, Reef Hotel, The Onyx, PARC (Pakistan Agriculture and Research Centre), Companies Camp Road Lighting, M 30 D Road Lighting, Northern Ring Road Lighting, Various Roads in Al Ain Lighting, University Road Lighting, Inner Ring Road Lighting Multan. Project Engineer 01/2008 – 10/2008

S. Mehboob & Company Consulting Engineers, Karachi, Pakistan (

• Designing of power distribution system of an installation for utility and standby power.

• Simulation of the electrical distribution networks for load flow and short circuit studies.

• Preparation of Load estimation and Load schedules.

• Cable sizing, cable tray sizing, voltage drop calculations and short circuit calculations.

• Preparation of tender drawings and SLDs along with Tender documents and BOQ

• Lighting design calculations and development of lighting layouts for area/road/ buildings.

• Inspection and top supervision of projects during the execution stage.

• Covered mega projects including Grand Hyatt, New International Islamabad Airport, Carrefour Lahore Sofitel Karachi & Intercontinental Hotel Islamabad. EDUCATION

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) 2007 NED University of Engineering and Technologies, Karachi, Pakistan ( References: Available upon request

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