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December 31, 2019

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CURRICULUM VITAE

KIPRUTO SHADRACK

P.O. Box ***-*0100 ELDORET

Cell phone +254 (0-722******

E-mail: ada6jm@r.postjobfree.com

A. PROFILE.

I am a determined, goal oriented and hardworking professional. I possess the ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas. I have good interpersonal skills, ability to work in team environments with persons of different disciplines. Good leadership, analytical and communication skills both oral and written. I believe in practicing and upholding professionalism.

B. PERSONAL INFORMATION

Names: KIPRUTO SHADRACK.

Date of Birth: 24thSept, 1988.

I. D. Number: 25508801.

Passport Number: A2577598.

Marital Status: Single.

Language Fluency: English, Kiswahili

Religion: Christian.

C. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION.

1.Master of Science Project Management

Institution; Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology.

Period 2017-2019

2. Bachelor of Engineering Electrical and Electronic Engineering

(Power option.)

Institution: The Technical University of Kenya

Period: From 2009 -2013

Achievements: First class honors

5th year Grade: A (75.42)

4th year Grade: A (71.26)

3rd year Grade: A (72.65)

2nd year Grade: A (73.83)

1st year Grade: B (67.54

3. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E)

Institution: Makongi High School

Period: 2003-2006

Mean grade: B+ (70) plus

4. Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E)

Institution: Mutei Primary School.

Period: 1995-2002

Marks Scored: 326/500.

D. CAREER OBJECTIVES.

•To add value to the institution by applying myself to challenging work environments.

•To use my professional competence adequately in executing my tasks and work towards helping organizations achieve both their mission and vision statements, with minimum supervision

•To rise to managerial level from abilities demonstrated there earlier.

•To achieve excellence in power systems

E. COMPUTER PROFICIENCY AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

1. Certified Energy Manager- Association of energy engineers-USA.

Licence number-96177

2. Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority.

a) Licensed electrician

Class: A1

License number: A006330

b) Licensed solar water heating technician

Class: SWHST

License number: ERC/SWHST/000102

c) Licensed Solar PV Technician

Class: T3

License number: ERC/SPVT/00369.

2. Proficiency in standard computer software including:

•MICROSOFT Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, C++, and Visual Basic

•MATLAB SIMULATION

•AUTOCAD electrical computer design.

•PLC automation and programming.

•MS PROJECT.

F. WORKING EXPERIENCE.

NOVEMBER 2016 TO DATE; ELECTRICAL ENGINEER AT CAROGA DIAGNOSTICS LTD.

Conduct energy audit tendering.

Participate in client negotiations regarding upcoming energy audit.

Gathers information to determine energy use, energy loss, and potential energy savings in complex commercial/industrial facilities.

Design, simulations, installation, testing and commissioning of solar PV power in stand-alone, mini-grid, grid-tied and hybrid systems.

Design, installation, testing and commissioning of all electrical systems for all voltage levels, transmission lines and sub-stations.

Creates computer simulations of building systems; researches energy conservation opportunities for individual firms; determines cost-benefit elements of implementation plans; prepares written energy audit reports; presents findings and proposed energy management program to business executives.

Reviews plans for new construction and recommends energy-efficient methods; conducts seminars on energy management practices and procedures for the business community; may serve as a technical resource to code committees or other technical working groups as appropriate.

Prepares specifications for installation of energy conservation measures.

Inspects installation of energy conservation measures in complex commercial/industrial facilities for compliance with engineering standards, technical requirements, and specifications.

Determines eligibility to participate in conservation programs.

Preparation of energy audit reports for general audits and investment grade audits.

Submission of energy audit reports to Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authorithy for issuance of compliance certificate.

Coaches less experienced energy staff in preparing Energy Auditing Reports.

Conduct energy audit by checking the following;

Compressors-Power demand measurements, Operation controls (Cut in and cut out pressure), leakages on the network and review of efficiency.

Boilers-Flue gas analysis, Review of fuel quality, Insulation of the vessel and steam metering.

Chillers- Operation controls (cut in and Cut out), power demand measurement, Review of insulation and set point temperatures.

Lighting system-Review of lighting inventory, quantity and Efficacy.

Cooling tower Assessment- Review of water reticulation system and fans power consumption.

The projects completed are; Intercontinental hotel, sarova white sands, Sagret hotel, mater hospital, Kevian Kenya ltd, KWFT building, Kenya clay products ltd, royal orchid hotel.

JANUARY 2016 TO NOV 2016 ; ELECTRICAL PROJECTS ENGINEER AT EGYPRO EAST AFRICA.

•Interpreting client requirements and producing design drawings and specifications from the project.

•Evaluation of tender and quotes submittals and award of tenders and contracts to electrical contractors.

•Approvals of materials and systems to be used in the installation.

•Design working drawings and give contractors to use in the installation.

•Supervise the work done by all electrical contractors to check for quality and systems functionalities are to optimum performance.

•Testing and commissioning of installed generator, HVAC systems, lightening arresters, fire alarm systems, surveillance cameras, pollard parking system, switch boards, lighting systems, and power supply system.

•Design and procuring of switch boards, generators, air conditioners, transformers and all other electrical equipment.

•Design and develop electrical equipment, including electric motors, machinery controls, lighting, and wiring in buildings, radar and navigation systems, communications systems; and power generation, control, and transmission devices used by electric utilities.

•Project management, supervision and reporting.

•Energy audits and metering.

•Perform the IEEE electrical installations tests;

I.Polarity test.

II.Earth electrode resistance test.

III.Earth loop impedance test.

IV.RCD operation test.

V.Insulation resistance test.

VI.Ring continuity test.

VII.Phase sequence test.

VIII.Soil resistivity tests.

Conducts energy audits;

Perform energy audits on multi units.

Test hearing system for efficiency, co levels and proper draft. Determine age and condition of unit. Inspect the distribution system.

Inspect water heating system, determine age and condition and draft levels

Inspect the entire dwelling for the presence of gas leaks, note the location

Test gas range for CO2 and O2 levels

Perform a health and safety inspection and sage operation

Inspect electrical system for proper service and condition of wiring.

Inspect all areas for access and existing insulation levels

Inspect wall for insulation, condition of siding and sealing

Inspect for and measure existing exhaust fans or the need for them.

Inspect windows and doors, note condition and measure if considering replacement

Inspect clothes dryer for venting needs and safe operation.

Analyze energy audit data and compute all energy saving parameters and investment aspects.

Completes required paperwork for energy audit

Completes check list and forwards paper all paperwork to assigned operations coordinator.

The completed audits include; Hacco industries, Karen hospital, Wadi degla club, Aziz tennery.

Completed electrical installation works include; Safaricom generators installations, airtel base station and the Wadi degla club Runda.

AUGUST 2013 TO JANUARY 2016; POWERWARE SYSTEMS LIMITED

POSITION; ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

•Installation, testing, commissioning, calibration, repair and maintenance of UPS, generator, voltage stabilizers, inverters, air conditioners, switch boards and motors.

•Diagnosis and repair of electronic circuit boards up to component level.

•Carrying out product quality check and product calibrations.

•Electrical installation both single and three phase for domestic, construction and industrial set ups.

•Uninterrupted power supply (UPS), sizing, installation, commissioning, fault diagnosis, repair, maintenance and service. The UPS brands are EATON, APC, DIGITAL ENERGY, AEC, POWERWARE and SOCOMEC.

•Power audit using POWER ANALYSER meter AND SIMULATION SOFTWARE.

•AutoCAD designs of engineering projects.

•Sizing, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of ; solar photovoltaic power plants and solar street lightings.

•Installation, testing, commissioning, maintenance, fault diagnosis and repair of ; Generator, voltage stabilizers, inverters, and air conditioners.

•Design and assembly of three phase changeover connection for automatic switching between mains and generator power

•Installation, testing and commissioning of solar Pv systems, solar water heaters.

•Electric motor installation, connection with timer relays for; Direct-on-line, star-delta, and Auto-transformer starting techniques.

•Carry out site survey(s) and produce bill of quantities.

•Design electrical installations and related switchgear in accordance with relevant IEEE regulation.

•Training technicians on nature and characteristics of the project and appoint duties and timelines.

•Site inspection to monitor and manage the ongoing installation.

•Client Training and handover of completed installations.

MAY 2015 TO JAN 2016; INSTALLATION OF INVERTER SYSTEMS IN THIRTY-FOUR GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN NAIROBI.

POSITION; PROJECT MANAGER.

Installation backup inverters in 34 buildings around Nairobi. I was tasked with the following;

•Designing of the inverter system to be used and the number of batteries to be used to achieve the desired backup time considering the building total load.

•Designing and procure materials and switchgear to be used in each inverter system.

•Coordinating with the government engineer for approval of designed systems.

•Project management to achieve the best from the technicians within set budgets and timelines.

•Job allocation to technicians and inspection of done work for production and quality check.

•Programming of inverter systems to produce synchronized 3- phase power and all other performance system parameters.

•Configuration of inverters system to L.A.N networks by assigning I.P address for monitoring over the internet.

•Overall quality and safety checks of the installation .

•Client training on use of equipment and handing over of the commissioned sites.

•Energy audit in all the 34 government buildings.

OCTOBER 2014 TO DECEMBER 2015; ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION AT WHITE RHINO HOTEL- NYERI.

POSITION; SITE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

•Electrical drawings interpretations as drawn by architect, making working drawings and as-installed drawings.

•Conduit work, cabling and installation of power, data, smoke detectors and cctv camera circuits.Cabling in all the L.V boards, distribution panels, consumer units, rooms,corridors, garden lights, loundry,boilers and boiler house.

•Installation testing and commissioning of 750KVA automatic voltage regulator to stabilize the power for the hotel.

•Installation testing and commissioning of main switch board and setting the motorized changeover for generator start synchronization. Setting the 500KVAR power factor correction machine.

•Design, installation, testing and commissioning of 5000 litres solar water heating system with two clarifiers,

•Installation,testing, calibration and commissioning of 715kva standby generator.

•Design and automation of lighting systems, air conditioners and alarm systems.

•Testing the entire installation work, filling of completion certificates, commissioning the site, training client before handover.

•Energy audit for the entire hotel.

OCTOBER 2013 TO MARCH 2014; ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION, POWER AND ENERGY AUDIT FOR KCB BANK BRANCHES COUNTRYWIDE.

POSITION; ELECTRICAL ENGINEER.

•Inspection and assessment of power intake point –the switch room giving detailed reports on the current condition of the power metering, switching, control, protection, isolation, and correction equipment’s.

•Inspection and assessment of the electrical installation inside each of the electrical power consumer and drawing a technical report in respect to the electrical installation compliance to the relevant laws governing buildings electrical wiring installations

•Forming a technical opinion of the electrical power distribution, electrical earth and lighting protection, guided by the provision of the relevant laws.

•Production of technical report for the audit done at each branch containing; findings, conclusions, recommendations and bill of quantities for installations to be done.

•Other energy audit projects done; Mweiga blooms, Red roses and cordia ltd, CFC stanbic bank, and white rhino hotel

APRIL 2014-JUNE 2014.

Kenya Airports Authority projects for Eldoret and Kisumu airports;

•Installation, testing and commissioning of 750KVA Stabilizer (AVR).

•Installation, testing and commissioning of new runway lights controlled remotely from airport watch tower.

•Installation, testing and commissioning of new complete LV SWITCHBOARD with kplc meter, cut-outs, AVR bypass switch, sub-board MCCBs and 2 kplc transformer inputs.

•Installation, testing and commissioning of 250KVAR digital power factor correction device.

•Installation of digital ATS mains-generator changeover and synchronizing with the main switch board.

JANUARY 2012 TO APRIL2012: INTERNAL ATTACHMENT AT KENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY.

Tasks involved include:

•Electrical installation of single and 3-phase power

•PLC programming using SIEMENS.

•Starting, speed control and servicing of D.C machines

•Starting and running synchronous motors

•Parallel operation of synchronous generators

•Synchronization of power by using dark lamps, synchroscope and 3-lamps methods

•Starting maintenance and operation of induction motors that is single and 3-phase.

•Energy audit of the university usage

JANUARY 2011 TO APRIL 2011;

INDUSTRIAL- BASED LEARNING -AT KENYA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY.

Tasks involved include:

•Programming in C++ and C

•Sequential circuits and controls

•Design of www protocol

•Running and analyzing of a 3-phase thermal power generator

•Welding using electric and gas welders

•Analysis of various types of electric cables.

G. STRENGTS.

•Ability in taking up responsibilities.

•Ability to work under pressure with no supervision.

•Self-drive

•Ambitious and goal oriented.

•Hardworking.

•Keen on details.

•Ability to learn new systems and ideas faster.

•Analytical and critical thinking.

•Problem solving abilities.

•Ability to manage and motivate a diverse team.

H. ACHIEVEMENTS AND POSITIONS HELD.

2019; Certified Energy Manager.

2019; Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority Commission licensed CLASS A1 Electrician

Nov 2016 to date; electrical engineer Caroga diagnostics

2016 –Nov 2016; Electrical engineer at EGYPRO E.A ltd.

2016; Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority

Licensed T3 Solar PV systems technician.

2016; Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority licensed solar water heating systems technician

2015- 2016; Project Engineer at powerware systems ltd.

2013-2014; Electrical engineer at powerware systems ltd

2009–2013; Active Member of the Athletics club

2009-2010 ; Coordinator Kenya polytechnic University Engineering students Association

2009 –2011 ; Secretary of the Y.C.S Catholic association.

2007 ; BCE driving license from BUDGET driving school

2005 –2006; Laboratory prefect at Makongi boys high school’

2000– 2002 Class prefect Mutei primary school.

I. REFEREES.

1. DR. Karanja

Chairman Electrical and Electronics Engineering department

Technical University of Kenya

P.O. Box 52428-00200Nairobi

Phone: 072*******

2. Laban Mithamo

Technical supervisor,

Caroga diagnostics ltd

P.O Box 515**-*****

Nairobi.

Phone: 078*******

3. Eng Erick mwendwa.

Project Engineer

Egypro East Africa ltd

P.O.Box 419**-*****

Nairobi

Phone: 072*******

4. Eng. ohola oketch

Technical director powerware systems ltd

P.O Box 448-00600

Nairobi

Phone: 072*******



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