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Electrical Engineer Engineering

Glasgow, Glasgow City, United Kingdom
October 27, 2016

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Tony Leon

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An outcome-oriented and extensively experienced engineer/senior commissioning engineer who possesses over 15+ years of global experience in the oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation, nuclear, water treatment and transport industries; specialises in a wide range of engineering and projects. Applies a dedicated, highly organised and methodical approach when allocated large projects; possesses a proven ability to gain successful outcomes on behalf of several global reputable companies within a fast paced and highly competitive environment. An articulate communicator who continually displays strong interpersonal and analytical skills; can naturally lead teams on projects where the highest standards are routinely demanded. Seeking a senior engineering position where amassed skills and experiences can be utilised.

Key Skills

Industry – Skilled to advanced levels in all HV electrical systems. Capable of undertaking scopes of work with a focus of delivering, to schedule and budget; provides effective solutions to problematic issues. Focuses on safety and remains conscious of the specific regulations at all times. Also has vast experience as an authorised person and a senior authorised person; has the technical associated qualifications. Committed to performing these duties in strict compliance to the associated rules & regulations.

IT – A proficient operator of MS Office (including Project); has advanced experience of using specialist electrical management and control systems, applications and programming.

Attention to Detail – Exceptionally skilled in collating and presenting information; has a keen eye for detail and envisaging any potential problems or errors. Highly skilled in producing reports and written documentation.

Communication – Is a highly skilled and effective communicator, who can adapt the relevant styles to suit the audience. Skilled in conveying technical related information to a non-technical related audience. Has an evidenced ability in written communication, having produced several research pieces and a dissertation document.

Technical Writing – Skilled in writing research articles and reports; has submitted various pieces of written work in support of further academic studies.

Analytical Ability – First class analytical ability; continually displays a tactical, strategic and proactive approach in relation to coordinating the project infrastructure. Frequently identifies any potential problems or causes for concern and reviews the project execution plans; this results in projects being successfully completed on time and in budget, to the clients’ satisfaction.

Consultative Approach – Skilled in the use of varied methods to engage stakeholders, form partnerships and develop trust and respect in relation to the allocated projects. Works effectively and collaboratively with governing bodies, various operational and technical teams, senior managers and executives to ensure project milestones and targets are met. Continually reviews progress and adopts a high degree of flexibility.




Degree Electrical Engineering Dundee University

HNC Electrical Engineering Stow College Glasgow.

Electrical 51(c) City & Guilds

Electrical Installation 15th edition City & Guilds

Electrical installation 16th edition City & Guilds

17th Edition BS7671 City & Guilds


S.J.I.B. Electrical Technician & JIB Electrical Technician Rotork ESD Systems

Process Instrumentation Protection Systems (GEC Midos)

Protection Systems (Reyrolle Argus) Scottish Power Switching Course 11-33kv

Scottish Power Safety Rules Course 11-33-132-400kv Authorised Person 15-6.6kv (National Power)

Scottish Power Distribution & Transmission Safety Rules Authorised Person 11-33kv (Scottish r)

Authorised Person 11kv MOD (Coulport) Authorised Person 11kv (Scottish Power)

Senior Authorised Person 3.3-13.8kv weir pumps Esso Permit To Work Course

Authorised Person Live Working 11kv (Scottish power) Scottish Power Switching 11kv Course

PAT Testing Course For Generators (CEE) and ISA Test

Scottish Power Authorisation Course Course on Thermography level 1

Course on Multi-Functional Digital Protection Relays City & Guilds HV & LV Protection Systems

Scottish Power HV Safety and Switching Course CBR checked

EDF Power [SAP] HV 1 & HV 2, IV 1 & IV 2 First Aid Course

Confined Space Course Offshore Medical CSNG

SMSTS Course 15-19 Feb 2016 Working at height rescue

Donut Course Offshore Safety Compex 1-4 Desar

Short Wave Radio Operator’s Course Bosiet Huet

Mist Offshore safety course Asbestos Awareness Course

Senior Authorised Person 11kv - Land & Marine Senior Authorised Person BAE systems

Earlier Career

Dec 2011 – Jun 2012 Senior Electrical Commissioning Land and Marine

Engineer/Senior Authorised Person St Fergus Carbon Recovery Project

Jul 2011 – Dec 2011 Snr. HV Elec Commissioning Technician AMEC (Sub marine Base Scotland)

Feb 2009- Jul 2011 EDF Power Networks

Senior Authorised Person London Underground

Jun 2007- Feb 2009 BAE Surface Ships

Senior Authorised Person Type 45 Destroyers

May 2001- Jan 2009 GEC International USA

Commissioning Engineer HV/LV

Resume Attachment Below

May 1996 to Aug 2000

Electrical Engineer / Commissioning Engineer

Scottish Power DAP Project

Authorised Person

Commissioning of 33-11KV sub-stations to be controlled and monitored by scada monitored protection systems to allow central control to switch and monitor transformers and feeder circuits to minimise down time in case of faults to fully automate distribution system modifications to switchgear and transformer

control equipment various types of switchgear :


O A.B.B.






Also switching of circuits OH and ground mounted to allow movement of ring open point work carried out on permit to work system.

Nov 1994 to April 1995

Electrical Engineer

NES International

Gubrah Power Station - OMAN

Combined Cycle and Desalination Plant

As part of the commissioning team, I was responsible, for the commissioning of the M.V.and (GEC) 11-6.6KV-415Vand protection equipment also ancillary equipment for 2x frame 9f turbines and EMG generators and11kv-132 generator transformer and sub-station, testing of cables, and protection equipment by Caterpillar Diesel generators.

March 1993 to Nov1994

Electrical Engineer

GEC Alston T@D Division

little Barford Combined Cycle Power Station

Authorised Person

Responsible as part of the commissioning team on frame 9e x2 247mw and 1x370mw Gas and steam turbines and ancillary plant also testing of generator transformers 6.6-15kv-400kv GEC protection equipment (midos)

Sept 1990 to Dec 1992

Electrical Engineer / Authorised Person

Hawker Siddely Power Systems

MOD Coulport Missile Base

Work on commissioning of 11kv ring main and 11kv sub-stations work involved cable testing and protection equipment testing by secondary and primary injection. Also work on generator system (black start 1mw Blackstone diesel x4) SCADA control systems for remote switching from main control room.

Further information available on request for the following positions:

1989-1990 Electrical Supervisor

E.W.R Staten Island chemical waste plant USA

1982-1983 Electrical Supervisor

Crown house engineering, Glasgow

1985-1988 Electrical Technician

Balfour Kilpatrick

Offshore Cormorant, Alpha & Bravo, Brent Charlie & delta,

1982-1983 Electrical Engineer / Inspector

Maple UAE. Marian & Quatief (GOSP) Sharjah

1984-1984 Electrical Engineer / Inspector

Bauring Wein Kahmis Mushayt (Saudi Arabia)

1982-1983 Electrical Engineer / Inspector

Mobil oil (Libya) (contract)

1981-1982 Electrical Engineer / Inspector - Holland & Nigeria

Panktank n.v

1980-1981 QA/QC Vendor Inspectors (Holland).

Rullion & Co sub-contract Shell

1970-1980 Apprentice/electrical technician (shipbuilding and ship repair) (STAFF)

HT Robertson electrical engineers

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