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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
June 16, 2019

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Kalpesh R. Chauhan

Instrumentation and Control


Total 12.5 Years of experience in Instrumentation Maintenance, Projects,Commissioning, and Engineering in Oil & gas and Petrochemical industries


Seeking an Instrument Engineer (Middle Management) position in the Oil and gas industries or related engineering company, in which I can utilize my Instrumentation technical skills like Engineering, Maintenance, and commissioning, Construction, Plant Instrumentation and system experience to benefit an organization growth


SHE - Responsible for HSE Procedure compliance in the refinery/oil and gas Industries. Exposure of SHELL and ExxonMobil World class safety standards and best practice like, tool box talk, Goal Zero achievement, JSA,PPE,HAZOP,PTW and AGT etc.

Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.

Responsible for team safety behavior awareness, other training needs, Participate in Safety meeting and educate team towards safety requirements in the hydrocarbon industries.

Currently working in R-cad consultants as Instrument engineer ( From : 18th Jan-19 )

1)Instrument Engineer - Dar Al Riyadh ( SAMREF ) From: April-17 to 15th june-18

Industry Refinery at Saudi Arabia (YANBU)

Provide technical solution for critical issues especially machinery related (MCMS, F&G, ) and others Instrumentation.

Review of detailed engineering documents like P&IDs, Specification, data sheet, control philosophy, Cause & Effect diagrams, Process control diagrams, Package vendor drawings, Instrument Index, Cable Schedules, Connection List, DCS /ESD, PLC documents like IO list/ allocation and Marshaling wiring diagrams etc..

Provide Support to project engineers on Instrumentation engineering matters. Review instrumentation aspects of package unit supplier s drawings.

Assist Instrument Designers with the preparation of instrumentation drawings.

Evaluate Technical bid evaluation for new spares; provide recommendation and strategy on future obsolete spares.

Provide support to Turnaround Planning Dept. for Scope development and critical job identification, Cost Estimation and Budgeting.

Review Project Proposals and Detailed Designs packages for new facilities. Ensure quality, cost effective and reliable solutions to any upgrade.

Review technical deliverables to ensure solutions to plant issues is in compliance with Engineering standards, reliability and safety requirements.

Conduct design change study based on Management of change procedure, conduct investigation on plant instrument related issue (RCA) and prepare final report

Preparation of PM schedule Of inst in SAP,

2) Manager Instrumentation - Reliance Industries LTD From: May 2016 to April 2017

Industry : Refinery at India ( JAMNAGAR)

J3 Refinery project LLDPE plant Instrumentation Installation &Commissioning as per standards and best oil & Gas industry instrumentation practices.

MCMS,F & G and FF Devices Installation and checking Work.Necessary correnspondance with different vendor regarding Field Instrument Reliability Issues,Devlop New Maintenace Procedure for Increase Life or reliability of Instruments.

Work with PMT members for engineering, materials and intallation realted issues, provide solution as per project specification.

Participate in relevant meetings, such as HAZOP, Design reviews. Use suitable technology to increase efficiency. review and provide comment on Project related Detailed engineering documents.

Play a key role during construction and commissioning phase of the projects. Provide technical solution for Commissionning issues. Ensure work will carried out as per CQP.

Work with Mutinationality vendors for Project Construction and Commissioning Phase.

Report on progress of assigned work tasks; identify and highlight potential issues. Advise management of variations in a timely manner

Review engineering design packages for constructability issues at 30%, 60%, 90% and Issued for Construction stage.

Review technical submittals, method statements, inspection and tests plan according to specification.

Project Material procurement work in SAP Softwar, and its Inspection work.

Project Instrumentation commissioning and Troubleshooting work especially DCS, Field PLC, F&G and Rotating equipment Control Instrumentation. Lead the contractor commissioning team.

Exposure of Foundation Field bus system Installation, Configuration and commissioning work.

3) Engineer Instrumentation- Kentech (SHELL GTL) From : Dec.2015 to April 2016

Industry - Oil and Gas at Qatar (Raslaffan)

Responsible for Revamping Projects Installation & commissioning of Instruments, loop checking, calibration and Punch point clearance.

Responsible for timely completion of project as per shell standard with Quality and safety

Project Document Review with QPH, Scope of work finalization, and support up to Project Completion.

Participate in Job pack preparation for Projects, Provide necessary technical support to Planner

Lead the team Including Planner, supervisors and technicians for assign projects. Interfacing with other decipline for Instruments project execution

Follow Shell DEP s for Instrumetnation in Projects commissioning and Conversant with International standard codes for Instrumentation

Procurement work of field instruments, Preparation & Review of instrument datasheet,TBE.

Conduct Meeting with Shell management for Project progress report

4)Instrumentation & Control Engineer - CAIRN INDIA LIMITED From : Dec. 2012 to Feb.2015

Industry – Oil and Gas at India (Ahmedabad)

Attend Day to Day Maintenance meeting With Operation dept. for resolving the issues and In Equipment instrumentation related part solve as early as possible. Co-ordination with other Dept for Job execution

Maintenance and troubleshooting work for Package Instrumentation,Yokogawa DCS centum CS 3000, PLC Prosafe-Rs and ESD System.

Experience of Daniel Emerson make liquid (crude) custody transfer metering system by using Ultrasonic flow meter and Jiskoot make crude oil blender, Flow Computer & sampler controller maintenance work.

Participate in Water draw test and leak test execution for Prover of Metering System. Perform proving with Operation for CTM system.

Participate in Audit related to CTM with government bodies and meter sta

Identify areas of obstruction / breakdowns and take steps to rectify the equipments through application of trouble shooting tools; analyze root cause in breakdown / safety incidents, take appropriate action; safely execute task within schedule, continuously improve performance

F & G Instruments (Building and Field),MOV,GWR LT,Control valve, Smart Transmitter Installation, Modification, Revamping Project & Maintenance work.

Execute maintenance work through online Permit to work system. Spare material procurement work, shutdown or PM Job Planning, project work execution through SAP system. Manpower i.e (capacity) planning work through SAP, toolbox/Safety talk given to the juniors/colleague

Commissioning, revamping and project work execution within time frame. Involvement in JSA, Preparation of Standard Maintenance practice, MOC, RCA, and Scope of work & equipment creation, Material codification, VED analysis for spare Material.

Job execution with HSE standards, Conducting toolbox talk to concern persons for job execution,

Identify Instrumentation Reliability problems; take proactive action to resolve reliability issues. Improve reliability through Applying new technology or new technique in to the system.

Conversant with API,ISO,ASME,AGA,NFPA standard code for Instrumentation

Revamping Project, Engineering and Vendor different drawing & Documents review work.

Hands on experience in Pipeline and Above ground Installation /Terminal Instrumentation like Pipeline heating system SHEMS, Leak detection system,RTU, SCADA.

5)Deputy Manager-Instrumentation -ESSAR OIL LTD From: Aug- 2011 to Dec 2012

Industry - Refinery at India ( JAMNAGAR)

Responsible for installation & commissioning, Maintenance, according to standard norms for entire filed instrumentation of DHDT plant including package units & control systems. Worked in both ISBL & Expansion units of Refinery.

Involved in Installation and configuration of Yokogawa DCS (Centum VP),ESD, F & G ( Prosafe-Rs ) systems of Yokogawa DCS/PLC, foundation field bus System, PRM & Installation and powering up of Control panel cabinets of DCS/ESD & F&G.

Reviewing Detailed engineering documents and commenting P&IDs, specification data sheet, control philosophy, Cause & Effect diagrams, Logic diagrams, Process control diagrams, & vendor drawings. Instrument Index, Cable Schedules, Connection List, DCS /ESD, PLC documents like IO list/ allocation, Marshalling wiring diagrams.

Issue inquiry requisitions, review techno-commercial vendor offers, prepare cost estimates, raise purchase requisitions, follow-up with suppliers after PO is placed and perform Inspection work.

Participate in HAZOP and JSA meeting. Responsible for field checkout, pre-commissioning/commissioning, start-up, colletion of data for revamp opportunities, trouble-shooting etc. Inventory management,RCA, Annual budgeting, Optimizing material and manpower

Hands on experience on various types of instruments for the measurement of Parameters like Level, Pressure, Flow, Temperature, Vibration etc (Foundation field Bus compatible GWR Level, Vortex meter, Temp, Flow Transmitter)

Interface and provide clarification and guidance and technical support to construction team and commissioning engineers, provide startup assistance as required. Installations, commissioning of field instrumentation, resolving the technical issues with construction contractors & different package vendor.

Experience in handling the special equipment like Fire & Gas detection systems, deluge valves etc. CDU Plant Major Annual turnaround Shutdown planning, scheduling, Execution & completed within time frame.

Responsible for field checkout, pre-commissioning/commissioning, start-up, collation of data for revamp opportunities, trouble-shooting etc.

Rotary equipment(turbo machines) maintenance and reliability

Machine Monitoring system Bentley Nevada-3300

Over speed protection system- Braun

DHDT plant Startup & its trouble shooting experience, Designing related Problem solution and other department interface related issue solution.

Commissioning with vendor, Startup problem & its trouble shooting of below packages

1.H2 Recycle gas compressor by Elliate ebara Gas turbine

2.3 no s Hydrogen Gas Compressor By Thomason -Italy

3.Feed Heater of Fuel oil & Fuel gas burners.

4.Feed Filter skid

5.Power recovery type lean amine Pumps

After Commissioning & operational of DHDT plant taking the charge of maintenance of instrumentation for DHDT unit includes :

Preventive, routine & breakdown maintenance of control system & field instruments. Involve in Root Cause analysis, HAZOP Studies, MOC for new process change schemes and preparation, implementation of SMP, SOP, Preventive maintenance Schedule, task list, BOM, VED.

6)Instrumentation Engineer NIRMA LTD (UOP Based) From Aug.2005 to Aug. 2011

Industry - Petrochemical at India (Baroda)

Responsible for day to day instruments Maintenance work and increase reliability of instruments through preventive and condition based maintenance.

Minor and Major Project work for Honeywell System DCS TDC 3000 & PLC FSC of new expansion plant.

Maintain system like Honeywell DCS TDC3000, FSC ESD PLC, and some package PLC Allen Bradley SLC500, Siemens PLC - Simatic S7, GE-Fanuc 90-30 PLC.

Exposure of Emerson Wireless Instrumentation system, Tank farm management system, Mass flow meter, and servo type LT, weighbridge systems.

Exposure of tank farm instrumentation Level transmitter, pressure, temperature and Nitrogen blanketing system.

Experience of various types of Analyzers like SO2/Nox Analyzer, Oxygen Analyzer, PH & Conductivity Analyzers etc.

Level inst like Radar, Servo, Float & tape LT & Magnetic Flow meter, Vortex, Turbine flow meter & Also Radioactive Level switch Experience.

Experience in maintenance of PD meter batch controller for metering station

Experience with Smart Field Instruments for LAB-petrochemical plant with utility plants Air Compressors, Nitrogen generation plant, LPG Bullets and DM plant, Boiler etc.

Procurement work for Field Instrument and Systems related spare, technical bid evaluation for spares. Inventory management work for plant availability.

Responsible for Major and minor/Revamping project work execution including provide support to engineering team, Installation and commissioning work.

Experience of field instruments calibration work as well as master instruments revalidation work for tractability. Plant logic checking and Bentley 3300 series vibration monitoring system experience.

Experience of routing & shutdown job planning and its execution within time frame.

Preparation of JB schedule, Cable schedule, Instrument Index, BOM, Loop drawing, instrument specification.

Dual fuel conversion from FO to NG project work, PRV station erection & commissioning

During Turnaround job planning, preparation and execution experience. Logic checking as per cause and effect with operation during shutdown


In refinery Expansion Project, Erection & Commissioning of DHDT (Diesel Hydro Treater) and VGO-HT Unit at ESSAR OIL, Jamnagar (INDIA)

Erection and Commissioning of New HOT Oil Heater & Duel Fuel conversion (FO to NG) Project at Nirma LTD, Baroda ( INDIA)

Engineering and commissioning for new LLDPE Unit project at Reliance Industries LTD, Jamnagar (INDIA)

QSGTL Revamping Project commissioning work at SHELL (QATAR)

In House 24 no s projects work at SAMREF, Yanbu (SAUDI ARABIA)

Foster wheeler Projects at SAMREF, Yanbu ( SAUDI ARABIA)


Degree in Bachelor of Engineering -Instrumentation & Control from Gujarat University (India) in year of 2005


Received Memento In ESSAR for timely and safely completion of Refinery Expansion Project (DHDT Plant)

Received Pet on back award in FEB-2014 at Cairn India ltd.

Received appreciation certificate and letter from Shell Oil & Gas & Kentech, Qatar for successful safely and timely completion of Projects and Turnaround of Train-2.

Received appreciations certificate from SAMREF at Saudi Arabia







Fail safe control PLC Maintenance workshop




Profit Controller, Profit Sensor Pro, Profit Optimizer




Liquid Custody Transfer Metering system

Daniel Emerson








Behavior based safety implementation

Global Intelligence



Level-1 & 2 Safe practices for Liquid Oxygen system

WHA International, INC



HF training





SAP PM,MM and Project Module

MS Projects

Conversant with P6

MS Office


Date of Birth : 10th JULY, 1982

Passport Details : Z 4006212

Passport validity : 28th Feb,2027

Martial Status : Married

Children : 02

Skype ID : kalpesh.chauhan28

Degree Attested : Saudi Embassy

Expected salary. : As per oil & gas Industries standards

Notice Period : 30 days


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