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Electrical and Instrumentation Superintendent, Supervisor, Technician

Dublin, Ireland
February 27, 2016

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Dominic Hegarty

Saudi Arabia +**(*) 789-***-****


20+ years’ experience; electrical and instrumentation contractor focusing on industrial construction and commissioning. Strong emphasis on power distribution including high voltage for power generation plants, maritime vessels and petrochemical (oil and gas) projects. Highly experienced in commissioning to DNV, NORSOK, ABS and local country standards. My most recent duties were specialising in the Energy and Water industry, Kuwait installing 11kv switchgear (Distribution, main feeder, transformers and soft starters) and control protection fed from the 330kv substation and back up generator plus all associated DCS controls and instrumentation for the ABB system pumps. Previous to this was in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Training and previous projects include commissioning, high voltage switching and earthing, testing and construction of Siemens high and low voltage power systems (33kv to 240v) and site safety management responsibilities in the EU and UK.


Electrical Construction


High Voltage Site ERP

Process Control

Power Plants


Power Generation

Ships Rigs Platforms

Instrumentation Construction


Inspection ABS DNV BS

Engineering Petrochemical


Project Engineering

Electrical Maintenance


Control Systems

Instrumentation Automation


Training multicultural teams

Preventive Maintenance

Electrical safety


Leading construction teams

“Dominic is a well-trained, knowledgeable and self-driven electrical and instrumentation technician and supervisor whilst being a very pleasant individual to work with. Both in the office, examining technical documentation and contacting vendors for technical information, as well as “hands on” field work and leading the technician teams and foremen you can be sure of quality work to the best of his abilities.” Roemer Hoornenborg, Technical Consultant, North Sea Drilling Group,


Manages and coordinates the project quality assurance program, plans activities associated with one or more functions in engineering, environmental, procurement, construction, testing, operations and decommissioning of a project. Directs quality activities on a project, communicating with engineering, procurement, and construction, admin services, test, operations, decommissioning, and other project personnel to ensure management goals and objectives are met.

Electrical and Instrumentation Superintendent – Kentech Kuwait – Sept. 2015 – Dec. 2015

Site Electrical Responsible Person

Collaborate in supervising and training the inexperienced contractors in the safe installation of the High, Medium and Low voltage electrical power and distribution systems and of the instruments for the ABB DCS plant process control loops and hook up tubing work.

Overcome the inexperience of construction crew in professional construction of 11 KV equipment and DCS Instrumentation systems procedures to deliver a quality installation for the client and safety manager.

Install and construct plant instrumentation process control systems and device electrical loops and pneumatic hook ups for the Ministry of Electricity and Water Project WDCII Critical Operations Plan deadline 12/2015.

Instrumentation Superintendent at Kentz – Member of the SNC Lavalin Group, 2014 – August 2015

Install and construct plant instrumentation Honeywell process control systems and device electrical loops and pneumatic hook ups on the Kemya polyelastomers dual produce plant, Jubail.

Supervising and training the contractors in the installation of the electrical power and distribution systems panels and of the instruments for the plant process control loops plus hook up tubing work.


Overcome challenge by working closely with QA/QC and training the contractors on proper installation methods to get it right first time utilising professional construction procedures.

E & I Superintendent Oil & Gas at Kentz – Member of the SNC Lavalin Group, 2013 – 2014

Site Electrical Responsible Person

My Oil & Gas role (chemical and petrochemical hydrocarbon process refineries) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Eastern Province is for a Multi-international Engineering firm with bases on all continents specialising in Oil & Gas EPCM and large scale construction.

Provided interface and technical support services to the Saudi contractors involved in the Electrical & Instrumentation construction on the 26 plants being built on the Sadara project ($20Bn).

Solved poor production issues, directed contractor safely, and trained the multinational teams in achieving western installation standards and techniques for the 11kv, 4.16kv and low voltage panels and equipment.

Performed inspections and safety procedures on all electrical plant and equipment.

Supervised 200+ man multicultural team of General Foremen, Foremen, Lead men, Electricians and helpers.

Collaborated with Engineers and QA/QC department in achieving client contract acceptances.

Established services for Main Plant Control Room DCS instrumentation consoles.

Worked on CAD (2 & 3D) drawings with draughtsmen.

Reviewed and amended design of Electrical & Instrumentation installation.

Instrumentation Superintendent, Fluor, 2013 (Promotion from my previous role on site working directly for client)

Verified and corrected operation of Flowserve and Fisher valves, positioners and signals.

Witnessed pre-commissioning of analysers for Continuous Emissions Monitoring, H2O and NOX Systems with ABB engineers.

Used logic and loop to verify Triconex ESD (chassis and software) to switchgear and control devices.

Performed loop checking Drager, Honeywell (Optima units) and Detronics fire and gas sensors via F & G 3 voting systems (Simplex, Duplex and Triplex) using 1oo1, 1oo2, 2oo2, 2oo3 & 2oon.

Completed operation and calibration of all vendors’ analogue and Foundation Fieldbus intrinsically safe and non-intrinsically safe devices.

Rewired demineralisation control panel analogue inputs to Mitsubishi PLC with vendor.

Resolved interface issues via DCS with Flowserve valve positioners and differential Pressure and flow transmitter calibration problems.

Instrumentation Pre Commissioning Technician / Stand-in Pre Commissioning Instrumentation Supervisor, Scottish & Southern Energy for Fluor / ConocoPhillips partnership, 2013

Worked with the Fluor commissioning engineers on site for all loop tests and functional checks of Emergency Shut Down (ESD) devices.

Promoted whilst in this role to relief Lead instrumentation pre-commissioning technician, my daily duties for SSE comprised of documentation, organisation of Risk Assessment and Method Statements.

Managed work permit applications, Health & Safety of commissioning technicians and conducted Tool Box Talks to carry out the pre-commissioning procedures.

Verified Emerson DCS interface, instrument parameters and engineering indices with Delta V technicians.

Completed Q4 Permit to work assessment by Centrica.

Instrumentation Technician Offshore, Wood Group, 2013

Carried calibrations, maintenance, repairs and Shut Down preparation work as set out by daily work packs provided by Lead E & I Engineer.

Completed full safety training and passed OPITO approved courses and tests by Talisman and Wood Group.


Integrated Safety Systems of Work (ISSoW) Authorised Gas Tester Level 1. Successful in Profibus fieldbus network assessments at Manchester Metropolitan University and listed on the registered installers and commissioning list for Profibus and Profinet.

Lead Instrumentation Superintendent, North Sea Drilling Group AS, 2012

Electrical Responsible Person High Voltage

Created and closed punch lists on critical instrumentation systems while preparing job packs, work orders and specifications.

Attended yard meetings for daily activities organisation while managing multinational construction teams, project team contract foremen and technicians.

Completed refurbishment of instruments, replacement of all instrument tubing and commissioning of the 3 CO2 systems protections for HV/LV, Paint Locker and Emergency generator rooms.

Assisted Siemens teams with HV & LV Switchboards with Protection relaying, Interlock and Discrimination rewire and commissioning.


High Voltage Power Systems Technician, High Voltage Management Systems, 2012

Electrical Commissioner, Single Buoy Moorings (Offshore), Talisman Energy, 2011-2012

Norwegian Sector Instrumentation Commissioning Technician, Saipem, Advantec Group AS, 2011

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, Langset AS, BP, Aker Solutions Stord, 2011

Electrical Technician on MV / LV units, Vassnes automation AS, Saipem, 2011

E & I Tech. (supervisory responsibilities), ConocoPhillips Master Marine Langset contract, 2010-2011

Electrical & Instrumentation QA/QC technician, Northsound Piping, 2010

Instrument & Control technician, Subsea 7 Divex contract, 2009

Instrumentation (production line) Maintenance Technician, Hewlett-Packard, 2008-2009

Electrical & Instrumentation Superintendent (MV / LV / ELV), Shanahan Engineering, 2007

Industrial Electrical QA/QC Manager & E & I Supervisor, TEC Services trading as D.Hegarty, 1999-2006

Electrical Approved Industrial Electrician, Various sub-contractors, 1984-1999


Time Served British Electrical Engineering apprenticeship

Joint Industries Board UK Approved Electrician

PROFIBUS/PROFINET authorised installation & commissioning

Electrical Responsible Person (Site responsible person for >33KV)


City & Guilds of London. United Kingdom

Electrical Engineering and Installation (College of Technology, UK 4 Years)

Maydown GTC, September 1980 – September 1984

South Tyneside College Marine High Voltage

The Manchester Metropolitan University

Decentralised Periphery & Process Automation Installer & Commissioning Siemens Engineer course

Offshore Certification, BOSEIT, MIST, OLF add on Offshore training

COMPEX 01-04

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