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Electrical Engineer

United Arab Emirates
April 24, 2016

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P.O.Box- ****, Abu Dhabi, UAE


D.O.B : 05-April-1982

An energetic and analytical Electrical Engineer 12 years’ experience in engineering, project engineering, bidding / tendering and site execution of Oil & Gas sector/ Power/Transmission & Distribution /Infrastructure related projects with highly regarded companies including TECHNIP-FRANCE(EPC/EPCM/FEED), BECHTEL co Ltd(PMC), DECON International GmbH(Owner/Engineer Consultant), TOSHIBA Corporation(EPC Contractor), ALSTOM projects India Ltd(EPC Contractor) and Aquatherm Engineering Consultant India Pvt. Ltd(Design Consultant).

Currently working as a Senior Electrical Engineer with TECHNIP-France in the Abu Dhabi Office involved in engineering which encompasses electrical system design & engineering, management, co-ordination for Onshore/Offshore Oil and Gas processing plants.

Possesses strong engineering knowledge, advanced computer skills and excellent abilities in client relationship management (CRM), cross functional coordination and problem solving; a convincing communicator, negotiator and team facilitator with good interpersonal skills and self discipline; functions well even under extreme pressure and continuously seeks to upgrade personal skills.

Middle East Accomplishments:

Approved Senior Electrical Engineer from ABU DHABI OIL CO., LTD (JAPAN) (ADOC), Abu Dhabi, UAE for FEED project of Hail Island Oil field development project.

Approved Senior Electrical Engineer from SHELL- BASRAH GAS COMPANY (BGC), IRAQ for EPCM project of Khor Al Zubair Gas Plant.

Approved Electrical Engineer from ABU DHABI COMPANY FOR ONSHORE OIL OPERATIONS (ADCO) Abu Dhabi, UAE for FEED project of Al Dabb’iya Oil & Gas Facilities Development Phase III.

Approved Assistant Resident Engineer (ARE) from ABU DHABI DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (ADDC), Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Approved Assistant Resident Engineer (ARE) from ABU DHABI PORTS COMPANY (ADPC), Abu Dhabi, UAE for PMC project of Khalifa Port Industrial Zone (KPIZ).

Selected to undergo specialized training at Toshiba Works (Hama Kawasaki Factory) / Headquarters at Tokyo, Japan as follows:

Certified Training on High voltage Gas Insulated Switchgear and Power Transformers.

Undergone hazardous area classification training for electrical and non-electrical explosion protection by Mr.Arpad Veress(IECEx/ATEx auditor), Ind Ex Middle East LLC.Abu Dhabi,UAE.


MBA (Finance) from Manipal University.

B.E (Electrical & Electronics Engineering) from Bharathidasan University, Tamil Nadu in 2004.

Curriculum Project: - ‘Developed a Multi-Channel Control System (Embedded

system) using optical fiber cables’


Project Engineering/ Management/ Execution

Design, prepare and finalize key parameters for the project.

Formulate project schedules, document list / schedule and prepare necessary engineering drawings / documents.

Focuses and coordinate with the internal team on achievement of milestones and other key project objectives.

Maintains HSE focus within the team & Contractor team to ensure the HSE requirements included in the design, procurement and site activities.

Listens to the team, discusses the issues, resolves problems and directs activities to remove bottlenecks and ensure adherence to schedules.

Supervises the work in accordance with the approved schedule and Contributes to the development of the overall project schedule in compliance with the requirements of contract.

Review project progress at each stage of execution and attend review / progress meetings.

Coordinate between client, sub-vendors, various functional departments and the project / design engineers.

Attend client meetings to resolve issues / queries and provide technical support.

Conduct design review meetings to review design submittals from the contractor.

Provide accurate feedback on ongoing projects and clarify doubts promptly and effectively.

Prepare monthly project reports including analysis of departures from budgeted parameters.

Prepare Daily briefing, site instruction, NCR reports for site supervision activities.

Review/Approval of Joint measurements documents for site works claimed by contractor.

Preparation of daily progress report for site works and evaluate daily site work progress with approve project schedule.

Follow-up with Contractor for completion of pending items and snags.

Engineering / Design

Manage Detail Engineering / Review of electrical systems of Oil & Gas Processing plant/Power plant /Indoor & Outdoor Substation sizing including:

Design / review of key single line diagrams, protections & control schemes for the various units.

Preparation / Review of Electrical Load List, Electrical I/O list, HV/LV Motor schedule, Plant Electrical Equipment list, MV/LV/Control cable schedule.

Preparation / Review of Submarine composite cable sizing calculation, EDG Sizing calculation, Transformer sizing, AC/DC Battery & Charger sizing calculation, Earthing calculations, Lightning Assessment study calculation, MV&LV cable sizing calculation, Indoor/Outdoor lighting calculations, Transformer parallel operation concept, Adequacy check,CT/VT calculation.

Preparation of Electrical Design basis and Operation philosophy, Technical specifications & Data sheet for electrical equipments and accessories (HV/MV/LV GIS/AIS switchgears, SCMS/FMS/OLCMS, AC/DC UPS system, Power/Distribution transformers, MV/LV/Control Cables, Bulk materials, Containerized substation, Electrical requirements for Machinery/Packages).

Review and coordinate with designers for preparation of Substation Equipment Layouts, Cable Interconnection Diagram, Cable routing layouts, Cable tray layouts, Earthing layout, lighting layout, Lighting Circuit Booklet,Typical installation standards and Electrical symbols & legends.

Review of protection logic diagrams, End to End remote protection logic diagrams and protection relay list

Review / approval of vendor drawings/Material submittals for HV/MV/LV GIS/AIS switchgears, Electrical Bulk Materials, HV/LV cables, Power/Auxiliary Transformers, Bus duct,, QRM’s & TRM’s,schematics of switchgears, AC & DC UPS system during detail engineering.

Preparation of Material Requisition (MR)/Supply Requisition (SR) for Electrical major equipments & Electrical Bulk material for purchase inquiry using “MARIAN/Smart Plant Materials 7.0.5” application software.

Review/Approval of FAT, SAT test formats and test reports for various electrical systems.


Prepare techno-commercial synopsis, pre-bid clarifications, BOQ analysis (including drawings / documents), technical specifications, outline diagrams, single line diagrams, deviations / clarifications & data sheet for bid submission.

Review technical and commercial contract agreements and attend meetings with client/customers to provide technical clarifications / explanations.

Preparation of FEED endorsement/qualification for client approval. Adequacy check for FEED electrical equipment sizing and MV/LV cable sizing.

Preparation of Electrical Material Take Off (MTO) for Procurement budget estimation and Preparation of Electrical Price Schedule for Subcontractor budget estimation

Technical evaluation of offer submitted from various bidders for electrical equipment & bulk materials and Preparation of Technical Bid Tabulation (TBT) for various bidders’ evaluation summary & recommendation.

Review and coordination with Subcontract departments for finalization of subcontracts scope of work. Review and preparation of technical clarifications for subcontract bidder’s technical offers.

Site Accomplishments

Site Supervision for Installation and Testing & commissioning of 33/11kV Primary Substation.

Site Supervision for Installation and Testing & commissioning of 11/0.4kV Distribution substations which includes 1500kVA Transformers, QRM’s, TRM’s, LVAC Panels and Feeder Pillars.

Site Supervision for MV/LV Cabling laying work, FOC laying work, MV cable straight joint, MV cable heat shrinkable termination work,FOC termination works and Testing & commissioning of MV, LV cables and FO cables.

Installation, Testing/Commissioning of Feeder Pillar, Service Turret, Control Cabinet for LV downstream works.

Installation, Testing/Commissioning of Street lighting works of 30.5m high mast pole with lanterns and under bridge lighting.

Deputed to Site for supervision/coordination for Installation and Testing & commissioning for 132kV GIS at Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi for Transco, UAE and Site establishment coordination for 400/132/33 kV GIS Grid Station (FTK) at Bahia, Abu Dhabi for Transco, UAE.

Deputed to 1x469MW CCPP & 400KV Switchyard for Gautami (GVK) at Kakkinada, Andhra Pradesh for more than two months to solve the design issues at site.

Deputed to site as an EPC-Project consultant for Design/Site coordination between Client/Main Contractor for 1 X 15 MW Captive Power Plant, Real Ispat and Power Ltd., Raipur.

Involved in site visit along with Client/PMC team (TATWEER, Bahrain) for to collect brown field information of existing Central & North substation and proposed new plot for to endorse as per tender documents/drawings.

Involved in site visit along with team (ADCO, Abu Dhabi, UAE) for to collect brown field information for existing Onshore & Offshore Clusters, CPP and preparation of site visit report.

Involved in site survey for 300MW BESS project (Abu Dhabi, UAE) and preparation of site survey reports.

Follow-up with Contractor for completion of pending items and snags.

To carry out Inspections and witness Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) at manufacturer works before equipment delivery.

Review/approval of Method statement for MV/LV/FO cable laying work, equipment installation procedures, Testing & Commissioning procedures.

Review/Approval of RCDR documents and material inspection for delivered materials at site in line with approved material submittals.

Verification of Site marked up Drawings and As Built Drawings and O&M manuals.

Software Skills

Basics: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Languages: C, C++, java

Subject Oriented: MS Project, Smart Plant Materials 7.0.5, DIgSILENT13.2.344, ETAP 15.0,

AutoCAD 2014.



Senior Electrical Engineer (April 2013 to present)

TECHNIP-France Abu Dhabi was established in 1984 with the objective of providing Engineering, Procurement and Construction services, as well as Technical Assistance and Project Management Consultancy service, to the oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi and Gulf Region.

Largest Engineering, Procurement & Construction organization in the Middle East, with around 1,500 employees, representing over 50 nationalities.

Reporting to Project Electrical Lead/Head of Department (HOD)

Responsibility Outline: Involved in engineering at various positions which encompasses electrical system design & engineering, preparation of single line diagrams, various sizing calculation,scope of work, technical Specifications, data sheets, drawings and layouts, review of vendor drawing and material submittal, FAT & SAT procedures, technical bid evaluation, pre-bid & post-bid clarification for Onshore/Offshore Oil & Gas processing plant projects.

Key Accomplishments

Involved as Sub-Lead and responsibilities includes executing the electrical package for Rehabilitation of Gas Turbine-Compressor Unit, NGL 11.1

Review of vendor document/drawings for electrical equipment, machinery/package offer and bulk materials (hazardous/non-hazardous).

Preparation of scope of work and identify electrical rehabilitation activities on Unit NGL 11.1 plant during Pre-shutdown & Shutdown periods.

Preparation of Decision sheet and Inspection Acceptance report for electrical equipment requires rehabilitation work.

Preparation of Submarine composite cable sizing calculation, technical specification for LED light fixtures and Energy optimization report for implementing LED light fixtures in a project.

Manage and coordinate multidiscipline engineering activities, maintaining database of existing available drawings/documents and keeping record of quality tracking sheet to ensure design/procurement of rehabilitation work allocated from a Brownfield’s project portfolio are executed in a safe, efficient, cost effective and timely manner.

Review of Long Lead Item (LLI) SIEMENS offer for HP/MP/LP/Export Gas Compressor with VSD Electrical drives, TBT preparation for LLI.

Review of power system consultant documents for 33kV OHL package.

Preparation of Material Requisition/Supply Requisition for 33kV Subsea composite cable and accessories.

Actively participated in the following projects:

EPC/EPCM/FEED/CONCEPTUAL STUDY services for Oil, Gas & Petrochemical Plant

Vendor Documentation Task Force:

a)Review of vendor document/drawings for electrical equipment, machinery/package and bulk materials (hazardous/non-hazardous).

b)Expediting and lias with Vendor for closing out all vendor documentation process for all EPC projects.

Project 1 : Iraq South Gas Utilisation Project Inspection, Assessment

and Rehabilitation of the Khor Al Zubair Gas Plant.

Project Type : EPCM


Project 2 : EPS for Surface Facilities Of Hail Oil Field Development Project

Project Type : FEED


Project 3 : Al Dabb’iya Facilities Development Phase III

Project Type : FEED

Client : Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO), Abu

Dhabi, UAE.

Project 4 : Feasibility study for new termination point and tie-ins for KGOC

pipeline, gas and condensate export system.


Client : Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (KGOC), Kuwait.

Project 5 : Zakum Field Long Term Development PLAN-Assess stage study

for Option-2 with gas lifts(Artificial islands).


Client : Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company( ADMA-OPCO),

Abu Dhabi, UAE.


Project Type : EPC PROPOSAL

Client : Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations (ADCO),

Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Project 7 : EPC FOR NON ASSOCIATED GAS- Long Term Field Development


Project Type : EPC PROPOSAL

Client : TATWEER Petroleum, Bahrain.

Project 8 : YIBAL 3RD stage Depletion Compression Project (Y3DC)- EPC

Project Type : EPC PROPOSAL

Client : Petroleum Development Oman LLC (PDO), Oman.

Project 9 : CO2 Utilization Project - EPC

Project Type : EPC PROPOSAL

Client : Jubail United Petrochemical Company, SABIC, KSA.

International BECHTEL Co Ltd, ABU DHABI, UAE

Assistant Resident Engineer (October 2011 to March 2013)

BECHTEL is one of the world’s premier Engineering, Construction and project management companies. Since its founding in 1898, BECHTEL has worked on more than 22,000 projects in 140 countries on all seven continents. Today BECHTEL’s 36,000 employees are teamed with customers, partners, and suppliers on hundreds of projects in several dozen countries. For more information about BECHTEL, visit

Reporting to Area Construction Manager/ Resident Engineer and Leading a group of “Field Engineer Inspectors”

Responsibility Outline: Review all technical submittals from contractor of detailed engineering documents, Shop drawings, Method Statements, Inspection & Test Plan (ITP).

Supervising/Controlling of site execution activities of infrastructure development works of 33/11kV Primary Substations & 11kV Distribution Substations/MV&LV Electrical Networks/Telecom Networks/Street Lighting Networks.

Key Accomplishments:

Manage and Leading a group which consists 10 no’s of Field Engineer Inspectors (FEI) and Field Technical Inspectors (FTI).

Ensure that contract requirements are delivered accurately, on-time and within scope of the contract.

Develop/Monitoring site progress presentation, Progress tracking schedules and execute according to plan as required by the contract.

Preparation of Estimate Request (Negative/Positive) for Field/Design Trend changes and Request for Information.

Coordinate between Client/Stakeholders, main contractors, sub-vendors, various functional departments and the project / design engineers.

Actively participated project:

Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ)-Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC).

Supervising/Controlling of site execution activities of infrastructure development works which involves

Installation and Testing & commissioning of 33/11kV Primary Substation

Installation and Testing & commissioning of 27 No’s-11/0.4kV Distribution Substations (Ring Loop 1 & 2).

LV downstream network- Feeder Pillars, Service cabinets and Control Cabinets.

Laying of MV/LV Cable network-

6.5 Kilometers of 33kV cable network.

27 Kilometers of 11kV cable network.

35 Kilometers of 400V cable network.

Telecom network- 40KM’s of Telecom duct laying and Installation of 350 No’s of Telecom chambers.

Street lighting Network- Installation of 300No’s of 30.5m High Mast pole with lanterns and under bridge lighting work.

11kV Over Head Lines diversion into Under Ground Cable work.

DECON International GmbH, ABU DHABI, UAE

Project Consultant Engineer (November 2009 to October 2011)

DECON offers sustainable, customized consulting and engineering solutions related to the Energy sector which covers Power System studies, Engineering, Design and Site Supervision as well as Waste Project and Program management.

Reporting to Engineering Manager/Operation Manager

Responsibility Outline: Review/approval of Design/Engineering documents, detail engineering, Technical Bid evaluation, Master Network studies, Material submittals, Protection systems, HV/MV/LV GIS/AIS switchgears and DC systems.

Key Accomplishments

Deputed as an Assistant Resident Engineer (ARE) for site supervision activities approved by Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC).

Evaluation of Technical bids and preparation of comparison chart for various contractors for ADDC project.

Actively participated in the following projects:

Consultancy services for Grid/Primary/Distribution substations/Network Master studies projects for ADDC,UAE

400/220/33kV GIS Grid station in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

400kV GIS switching station in Hameem,Abu Dhabi,UAE

33/11kV Primary Substation for M41 ICAD city, UAE.

33/11kV Primary Substation for M-022 Al Reef, UAE.

Medium size power supply 11/0.415kV Distribution substation ring main units at E48 sector, UAE.

22/0.4kV Distribution Substation for YAS ISLAND-Phase-II, UAE.

W24 11kV Switching station,UAE

Consultancy services for Design Engineering and Supply of 50 MW NGK Battery Energy Storage Systems for in Abu Dhabi.

Consultancy service for zonal substation design and Re-configuration of 11kV Network in Abu Dhabi Island.

Consultancy service for Al Ain Master plan study for the year 2011 to 2020.


Project Engineer (July 2007 to October 2009)

One of the largest in-house companies of the Toshiba Group and a leading manufacturer of heavy electrical apparatus and provider of EPC services for Gas Insulated Substations with a worldwide sales / service network.

Reporting to Engineering Manager / Tendering Manager.

Responsibility Outline: Engineering of Transmission and Distribution System, Tendering / Bid Preparation, Pre-Bid & Post Bid clarifications, Project Coordination, Customer Interaction / Technical Support, Execution of Product Supply Projects

Key Accomplishments

Dealt with several bids and successfully achieved the departmental target.

Provided high levels of coordination and technical support to clients during project execution.

Developed and maintained excellent business relationships with customers to win their trust, goodwill and loyalty.

Prepared technical bids for projects of various customers including ADWEA (UAE), SEC (KSA), PGCIL (India), NTPC (India) etc.

Actively participated in the following projects:

400/132/33 kV GIS Grid Station (FTK) at Bahia, Abu Dhabi for TRANSCO, UAE.

500MVA Auto-Transformer at Al-Ain South West 400/220kV Grid Station for TRANSCO, UAE.

132KV GIS at Saadiyat Island for TRANSCO.

220KV GIS for Tata Steel Limited (6MTPA Integrated Steel Plant at Kalinganagar, India).


Lead Engineer - Electrical (Apr 2006 to June 2007)

Alstom India Ltd. enjoys the reputation of being a market leader in providing EPC services including conception to turnkey execution for Power / Transmission & Distribution Projects.

Reported to the Project Head and was assigned responsibility for Power Plant Engineering (Thermal) and monitoring / controlling project progress, assisted by a strong team.

Responsibility Outline: Managed Detail Engineering / Review of Electrical Systems, Power Plant Sizing including fault level calculation, protections & control schemes, vendor drawing approval, preparation of GA of electrical systems and technical specifications.

Key Accomplishments

Have been to 1x469MW CCPP & 400KV S/S for Gautami (GVK) at Kakkinada, Andhra Pradesh for more than two months to solve the design issues at site.

Successfully modified the control scheme and commissioned of water Treatment plant for Gautami (GVK) at Kakkinada, Andhra Pradesh,India.

Participated in the following projects:

1x800 MW CCPP at Gissi, Italy.

1x469MW CCPP & 400KV S/S for Gautami (GVK) at Kakkinada, Andhra Pradesh, India.

1x1200 MW Sohar Aluminium Power Plant - CCPP, Oman.


Design Engineer-Electrical (May 2004 to March 2006)

Aquatherm Pvt. Ltd. renders complete specialized services to the power sector covering all aspects of power plant engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance to international standards and executes EPC / Turnkey contracts of Power Projects.

Reported to the VP and was involved in interacting with customers for project finalization / coordination / execution, detail engineering / review of electrical systems of power plant sizing (Thermal) and Managed Detail Engineering / Review of B.O.P Systems including Preparation of Particular/Project specification of Oil/Gas sector and evaluating bids & offers received from various vendors.

Key Accomplishments

Participated in the following projects across India/Overseas:

OPG Gas & Energy Pvt Ltd, Mayiladuthurai, India– 15 MW CPP

Teluk Salut 190 MW GTG PP- Malaysia.

Kaveri gas and power – Tamilnadu – 3 x 6.79 MW (ROLLS ROYCE ENGINE),

MMS Gas and power Pvt Ltd, Nagapattinam & Kovilkalapal,India– 2 x 10 MW CPP

1 X 8 MW Captive Power Plant, V.K.G Steels and Energy Pvt. Ltd., Kancheepuram,India

1 X 15 MW Co-Generation Power Plant, SV Sugars, Kancheepuram,India

1 X 15 MW Captive Power Plant, Real Ispat and Power Ltd., Raipur,India


Certification on Gas Insulated Switchgears & Power Transformers from Toshiba, Japan (2008).

Undergone hazardous area classification training for electrical and non-electrical explosion protection.

Overview of the Boiler and their Accessories, from Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Thiruchirappalli, India.

Supervising the process of Electrical Traction Motors and Electrical Maintenance work, from Southern Railway, Golden Rock Workshop, Thiruchirappalli, India.


Date of Birth : 05 April 1982

Marital Status : Married

Languages Known : English, Hindi, Tamil and Malayalam.

Driving Licence : Having valid U.A.E. driving License, Indian driving License.

I do hereby declare that the above information is true and fare to the best of my knowledge and belief.

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