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Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Palakkad, Kerala, India
April 26, 2019

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Instrumentation & Control Engineer

*/**, *************, ********, ******* Thaluk, Palakkad Dist., Kerala, India

Phone: +91-989*******,, Skype: rajeshkumarab

Nationality: Indian, Current Location: India

Sector: Power/Energy (Fossil fired Boiler/STG/GT/HRSG)

Career Summary

Versatile and innovative Power Plant Instrumentation & Control Engineer. Recognized for exceptional ability for construction and commissioning of Instrumentation & Control systems, improve quality control, and cut costs. Proven communicator, fostering relations with management, team members, vendors and clients, consistently achieving and exceeding quality assurance goals for over 19 years.

Skill Set

Instrument installation, Loop test, Calibration and Commissioning.

PLC/SCADA/DCS Installation, Logic Modification, Function test and Commissioning

Knowledge in project standards ISA/IEC/NEMA/BS/EN/IEEE/ANSI/API/NEC etc.

DCS Experience: Alstom Alspa/ABB Advant P320, GE Mark V, Mark Vie; Honeywell TDC 3000

PLC Experience Allen Bradley, Siemens.

RCA (Root Cause Analysis) of technical issues.

Site Instrumentation design modifications, design review and Comment.

Issuing and closing of NCRs and Punch lists.

Team leader and staff Trainer for Plant operations.

Experience in commissioning of Pressure, Flow, Level Transmitters, Mass flow transmitters, Gas flow transmitters, Analyzers, Control Valves, Motor Operated Valves.

Turn over Package and Engineering documents review and comment.

Participate in SAT / FAT.

Experience in F&G installation inspection.

HAZOP/ZIL participation

QMS, CEMS, SWAS, CMS/VMS system inspection and commissioning.

Technical Qualification

1.B.Tech in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering

From J.R.N. Rajasthan Vidya Peeth University, Udaipur, Rajasthan on 2015

2.Diploma in Industrial Automation

from Remotech Engineering, Coimbatore, India on 2012

OMROM-Zentools, Siemens Simatic Manager S7, Allen Bradely RS logix500

3.Engineering Diploma in Instrument Technology

Govt. of Kerala (State Board of Technical Education), India on 1995


GE Power- AVA Energy, Saudi Arabia

Instrumentation & Control Engineer (TFA) 18th April 2018 to September 22nd 2018

Project: 5x627MW SEPCO Yanbu III, Thermal Power Plant, Saudi Arabia

Job Functions

Completed Construction/installation of all field instruments. Completed Logic & Interlock modification wherever necessary. Interacted with DCS vendors and supported main contractor for speeding up commissioning activities. Tested / Commissioned startup and shut down sequence of FGD. Advised contractor to resolve instrument installation issues. Inspected I&C materials and followed up / speeded up material delivery process. Contacted vendors and third party suppliers for site support.

SARAFF ENERGIES CO. LTD., Krabi, Thailand, 10MW, Biomass Power Plant and


Vice President - Biomass & Bio Gas Power Plants May 15th 2017 to March 31st 2018

Job Functions

Completed RCA for economizer over heating issue. Successfully implemented resolution according to RCA. increased total monthly production of electricity from 4000MW to 6000 MW. Reduced cost of maintenance, Increased profit. Increased plant reliability and plant efficiency. Participated in HAZOP/ZIL for Bio gas area. Estimated annual budget and new projects budget. Plant General Management including Administration, Operation and Projects. Also worked Electrical & Instrumentation Project Manager.

FICHTNER GmbH – AJEC, Saudi Arabia,

Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer (Owner’s Engineer) October 10th 2015 to 31st March 2017

Project: JSTPP 4x700 Thermal Power Plant, Saudi Arabia

Job Functions

Inspection completed for field instrumentation installation, Inspection of Turbine Protection System (TPS) and Turbine Control System (TCS). DCS/PLC, Inspection of optical fibre tests (OTDR). Raising and closure of Site Observation Reports, NCR, Punch list items. SAT of DCS controllers and Vibration Monitoring system (VMS). Completed functional test and Interlock test of Water, Steam and Flue gas systems. DCS used: Yokogawa-Honey Well.

Parsons Brinckerhoff, Indonesia,

SUMSEL-5, 2 x 150 MW, Coal Fired Thermal Power Plant.

Instrument & Control Lead Engineer 09thJuly 2014 to 01th September 2014

Job Functions

Worked as Owners Engineer. SAT of DCS Panels. Completed Site Instrumentation & Control system Inspection. Engineering document review and comment. Pushing the contractor for speeding up the material delivery. Advising contractors.

Lahmeyer International GmbH, Saudi Arabia

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer -April 2nd 2012 to Feb 05, 2014

Project: Qurayyah Power plant, Saudi Arabia Total 4530 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant,

Job Functions

Completed inspection of I&C commissioning activities in the conversion of single cycle to combined cycle power plant HRSG. Commissioning of GE 7FA Gas turbine instrumentation and MarkV Controller. Site Acceptance Test (SAT) for DCS and PLC Panels. Functional and interlock testing of HRSG control system. Raising and closing of punch list, NCR and surveillance reports. Review and comment ECC and CCC Packages.


Lead Instrumentation & Control Engineer - 13 March 2010 to 30th July 2010

Project: Shoaiba Power Plant Stage III, Saudi Arabia, 3 x 400MW

Job Functions

Developed installation drawings according to project requirements which meet project standards. Completed the project within the time frame. Completed Erection/ Installation and pre-commissioning of the instrumentation & control system with special focus on Electrostatic Precipitator (ESP) and Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD). Trained junior I&C supervisors and technicians. Field Design modifications done.


Instrumentation & Control Chief Engineer - 1st May 2008 to 29th Apr 2009

Project: Shoaiba Phase 3, IWPP - Power Plant, Saudi Arabia, 3 x 400MW

Client: SWEC -Saudi Water and Electricity Company

Job Functions

Worked as a I&C team leader. Interviewed and appointed young I&C Engineers as a team for the Steam Boiler. Completed the Commissioning jobs within planned time including Burner Management System and Boiler Protection System. Commissioned I&C of Demin and Desalination Water Plants. DCS used for Logic & Interlock-Siemens.


Instrumentation Supervisor- Commissioning From 18 Oct 2001 to 01 Jan 2006

Project: Shoaiba Power Plant, Stage II – 5x385 MW, Saudi Arabia

Job Functions

Supervision of the instrument and electrical commissioning activities. Supervision of the instrument calibration in the boiler. Completed loop checks, energization of control panels in the stage II boilers. Supervised insulation tests (IR test), Test run and Commissioning of LV and MV motors. Special focus on commissioning and testing of PETROL mass flow meters and hand held flow meters. Completed commissioning of control loops and Boiler control system. DCS Used: Alstom Alspa.


Instrumentation Supervisor- Commissioning 01 Sep 2006 to 30 May 2008

Project: Shoaiba Power Plant, Stage I, 3x385 MW, Saudi Arabia

Job Functions

Supervision of the instrument and electrical commissioning activities. Completed loop checks, energization of control panels, calibration of all steam boiler SMART instruments using HART Communicator in stage I. Supervised Insulation tests (IR test), Test run and Commissioning of LV and MV motors. Special focus on commissioning and testing of PETROL mass flow meters and hand held flow meters. Completed commissioning of control loops and Boiler control system. DCS Used: ABB Advant.

TEAMTEK, Ernakulum, India

Instrument Supervisor 1th July 1995 –31st Aug 2001

Project: Ammonia and Caprolactam Plant, (Petrochemical) FACT, Ernakulum. India.

Job Functions

Supervision of the calibration and installation of the all field instruments in the Ammonia and Petrochemical Plants (Caprolactam) under FACT (Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd.). Loop test and precommissioning of field instruments via Honeywell DCS TDC-3000.



Date of Birth : 01/04/1976

Sex : Male

Passport Number : S 5016695

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Home Language : Malayalam

Driving License : Saudi Arabia, Indian (Four Wheel - LMV) Other Language : English, Hindi, Tamil

Permanent Address : 9/19, Choorappallam, Athikode,Chittur Thaluk, Palakkad District,

Kerala, India, Pin- 678552

Address for communication : Same as above


Windows, MS office, Power Point Presentations

PMIS (Project Management Information System)

Lotus Notes

QMS (Quality Management System)

RS Logix, Siemens Step 7, Zentools


1.Mr. Cornelis, Site Manager – Fichtner GmbH

Mobile: +31-625******, Email:

2.Mr. Chooi Kam Tat, Regional Mechanical & Electrical Leader, GE Power-China

Mobile: +60-111*******. Email:

3.Mr. Shahili, Team Lead, GE, Yanbu 3 Project, Saudi Arabia,

Mobile: +966-*********, Email:

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