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Lead Electrical & Control Engineer

Lisboa, 2670, Portugal
January 11, 2017

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Name: José Miguel Martins Neves


Address: Lisboa, Portugal

Mobil: +351-**-***-**-**

Birthday: 17 Nov. 1968

Civil Status: Divorced

Nationality: Portuguese

Ordem dos Engenheiros (OE) Nr: 39338 (Effective Member)

(OE - Member of the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education) Driving Licence: Yes

Relocation: No problem, on a single basis

PROFILE Highly qualified SCADA/ PLC and Electrical Engineer with excellent organizational, communication, troubleshooting, FAT/SAT and team working skills, together with high level commercial and management experience. Perfect knowledge of the electrical market, their key players, and state of the art technologies.

Ideal candidate for position requiring drive, initiative, responsibility and challenge. Customer Driven Management profile with PDCA attitude. EDUCATION


1987 – 1992

Higher Technical Institute of the Technical University of Lisbon (EUR-ACE® accredited) MSc in Electrical and Computers Engineering

Chosen Options: Applied Power Electronics & Motion, Digital Signal Processing, Electrical & Electronic Power Systems, Telecommunications, Automation and Control Engineering.


1993 Roll Out 93 AEG MODICON SPAIN, Barcelona

1993 “Automation TOP GUN I” AEG MODICON, Amsterdam 1994 “Automation TOP GUN II” AEG MODICON, Amsterdam 1995 Advanced MONITOR 77 (SCADA platform) TELEMECANIQUE – Nice 1995 PLC TSX37 TELEMECANIQUE – Nice

1996 Roll Out 96 SCHNEIDER, Barcelona

1997 Advanced Supervision Control and Data Acquisition Systems (SCADA) CEGELEC, Frankfurt 2000 Advanced MONITOR PRO (SCADA platform) SCHNEIDER, Lisbon 2003 Advanced UNITY PRO (PLC platform) SCHNEIDER, Lisbon 2007 Advanced VIJEO CITECT (SCADA platform) SCHNEIDER, Lisbon 2008 CIMPLICITY (SCADA platform) GE FANUC, Lisbon

2009 EN ISO 9001:2008, Lisbon

2011 HSE Training (50h), Lisbon

José Neves



Technical Deep working knowledge of programming software, mainly: PLC - MODSOFT, CONCEPT, PL7, TWIDOSOFT, UNITY, STEP7, VERSAPRO, PROFECY MACHINE EDITION;



Highly proficient at Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project. Expert on Ethernet TCP/IP (LAN, GSM/GPRS, fiber optics) communications and many other communications protocols (Modbus, Profibus, LON, InterBus- S, Modbus Plus, etc.)

Expert on Energy Quality Analysis.

Big experience with all types of instrumentation, variable speed drives, electrical motors and all the aspects of an electrical installation (project and on-site).

Big commissioning experience and excellent on-site troubleshooter. Presentation Developed ability to produce reports and presentations to a professional standard.

Evaluation Proficient in assessing data and formulating solutions, together with great fast learning skills.

Organizational Effective at time management and prioritising tasks to achieve deadlines. Interpersonal Strong team working, leadership and communication skills. Languages Portuguese (native language), very good English, French and Spanish. EMPLOYMENT

Jan. 2013 – Jun. 2016

RODRISOL – Consultoria e Projectos, ANGOLA

Provincial CEO (Cuanza Norte)

• The C. Norte Provincial Delegation, had three Departments (Water, Energy and Civil), with a total of 100M$USD of projects to control, and 14 Senior Inspectors.

• Main projects:

MT and BT networks, Substations and PT’s (Dondo and N’Dalatando), 35M$USD

Nine complete middle size water systems in Cuanza Norte

(Captation/Treatment/Distribution), 45M$USD

With my overall technical supervision and billing control, this projects were successfully completed on time and I achieve significant upgrades to the original projects, without changing the global value of the projects. 2011 – Dez. 2012



• Head of the Electrical, Installation and Software Development Departments, with a total of 21 engineers and 12 technical officers.

• On-site work and supervision of work, SCADA/PLC software development, FAT/SAT processes execution/control.

• Design of technical solutions to the Commercial Department.

• Main Areas: Water, Waste Water, Oil, Gas, Tunnels, Building Management Systems (BMS), Railways, Airports and Industrial Automation. My main achievement on EINAUS was the new Eldorado Airport in Bogota

(Colombia), were I worked to Buemer/Crisplant has Vice-Project Manager for the Check In and Baggage Handling System.

José Neves


2007 – 2011

Linha D’Água – Engenharia e Ambiente, PORTUGAL

Lead Project & Sales Engineer

• Supervision of work in progress (big SCADA/Automation turnkey systems), reporting directly to General Manager.

• Control of Development Teams, Site Managers and subcontractors.

• Development of PLC and SCADA software (on GE Fanuc, Schneider, Siemens and Transmitton platforms), Supervision of the Electrical Installation work, Supervision of the Electrical Cabinets construction.

• Procurement, cost and purchases control of the activity.

• Conception and Technical/Commercial negotiation of tenders.

• Ensured health & safety procedures were adhered to and reported any breaches.

• Main Areas: Water, Waste Water, Oil, Gas, Tunnels, Building Management Systems (BMS), Railways and Industrial Automation. My main achievements on Linha D’Água was the design of the technical solution, the negotiation and to win SIMTEJO (Big Lisbon Sewage SCADA System) project with a value of 2M$USD, and the development and commissioning of the Istanbul- Ankara TCDD High Speed Train SCADA (Turkey).

2000 - 2007

SPINTEGRA – Engenharia e Integração de Sistemas, PORTUGAL CEO

• Turnkey Systems Integrator in the areas of: Water, Waste Water, Tunnels, BMS, Energy Management Systems, Power, Chemical and Industrial Automation.

• On this 6 to 12 employees company, even if I was the General Manager, I also was the main technical reference, on-site troubleshooter, the main software developer/systems designer and responsible to negotiate with sub-contractors

(for electrical installation works and panel builders) and to control their factory/on-site work/progress.

• Execution of Energy Quality Measurements and Reports. More than 100 systems developed/implemented from Casinos and Luxury Hotels to Sewage Treatment Plants and Composting Plants.

1996 - 2000

CEGELEC - Instalações e Sistemas de Automação, PORTUGAL Head of the Industrial Process and Environment Department

• SCADA/PLC software development, electrical installation supervision and on site work/troubleshooting.

• Main Areas: Oil, Gas, Water, Sewage Water, Tunnels, BMS and Industrial Automation.

My main achievement on CEGELEC was the design of the technical solution, the negotiation and to win SETGAS (Natural Gas SCADA System) project with a value of 1M$USD.

1995 - 1996


Product Manager

• Responsible for the automation products (hardware and software) of Modicon and Telemecanique brands.

• Development of marketing and commercial strategies with costumers.

• Development of training curses.

José Neves


Due to my significant performance, the 1995 Budget was almost doubled, and I received a Bonus (1 Extra Salary) plus 12% increase on my salary (being the average increase 4%).

1992 - 1995


Junior Project Engineer

• Automation and SCADA software development.

• On site supervision of the Electrical Installation work.

• Daily Report to Project Manager.


WATER: SCADA and automation system for the water intake and pipeline of Aguas do Sotavento Algarvio (max flow 11m3/s) in Algarve.

SEWAGE WATER: SCADA for monitoring the flow, quality and precipitation of entire SIMTEJO concession (Lisbon and nearby cities), including a web portal for reporting. GAS: SCADA for SETGAS (Portuguese regional natural gas distributor) pipelines. BUILDING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: SCADA and HVAC control system of a luxury hotel/spa in Madeira Island (Golden Residence Hotel). INFRASTRUCTURE: SCADA, active control and Air Quality control system for the biggest and most important Lisbon road tunnel (Túnel do Marquês). ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: SCADA, active control and reporting system for CIMPOR – Cimentos de PORTUGAL (cement plants).

BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM: SCADA and active control system of CARREFOUR commercial surfaces in Loures and in Braga, PORTUGAL. INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION: SCADA and process control of the entire MT cable production line of CABELTE (biggest Portuguese cable manufacturer) in Arcozelo. SOLID WASTE: SCADA and process control for the composting plant of AMARSUL (200 ton.

/day) in Setúbal - PORTUGAL

RAILWAYS: SCADA for the high speed train Istanbul-Ankara of TCDD – TURKEY. AIRPORTS: Check In and Baggage handling System of New El Dorado Airport – COLOMBIA. POWER: SCADA for an industrial MV network with 51 MV switchgears equipped with microprocessor, including direct connection to Dispatch with IEC 870-101 protocol, on Forum Almada.

FOOD & BEVERAGE: SCADA and automation system for the temperature control/monitorization of 27 silos (35 meters high) for beer production on SAGRES (Heineken Groupe) near Lisbon.


HOBIES: Alpine Ski, Water Ski, Windsurf, Sailing, Football and play Guitar. Obs.: I have Sailor License

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