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Instrumentation and Control Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
September 19, 2019

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Professional Profile

Instrumentation and Control System Engineer with industrial experience of more than 14 years in Detail Engineering, Testing, FAT, SAT, Commissioning, Maintenance, FEED & Customer Support with well-known organisations for process control in Oil & gas onshore/offshore and allied industries.

Highly technical professional proven in planning and directing complex automation projects in collaboration with cross-functional leadership teams.

Vivid problem-solver through analytical, methodical methodologies.

Respected mentor and leader of multidisciplinary personnel.

Areas of Expertise

Onshore and Offshore

Detail engineering


System configuration



YOKOGAWA Centum DCS System

TRICONEX ESD and FGS systems

Control Logics / HMI Graphics

Front-End Engineering & Design

Customer support

Team Leadership

Training & Development

Relationship Building

Quality Assurance

Summary of Skills

ICSS Lead Engineer handling projects from FEED through Commissioning phases in major Oil and gas projects.

Scope specification, Material requisition, Technical evaluation.

System architecture design and Functional Design Specifications.

FOXBORO I/A Series DCS system engineering, configuration, testing, commissioning and maintenance.

YOKOGAWA Centum DCS system engineering, configuration and testing.

TRICONEX ESD and FGS system configuration and testing.

Hardware design including Cabinet and Console layout and wirings, Cable schedules, IO assignment, Termination drawings and Interconnection details.

Software design including DCS database, HMI, Simple loops, Complex loops and Sequence logics implementation.

Able to independently handle Factory acceptance test and Site Acceptance Test.

Experience in Commissioning/Pre-Commissioning, Start-up, Shutdown and Tie-in activities including Job Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment, Tie-in Dossiers, etc.

Performing online modification (Tie-in activities) of FOXBORO I/A DCS Systems in Live plant without any plant upsets.

Experience in Integration of 3rd party systems such as ESD, FGS, Metering, MMS, MCC, CCC Systems, etc. with Foxboro I/A Series and Yokogawa Centum VP DCS systems using Modbus (Serial & TCP/IP), Profibus and HART interfaces.

Experience in HART, Modbus, Profibus and FF device configuration and testing.

Able to study P&ID’s, Control narratives, logic diagrams, Cause & Effect sheets and interlocks and implementation in DCS logics.

Familiar with various standards including Shell DEP, IEC, etc.

Complied with Safety rules and attended safety trainings like Sea Survival, HUET, Permit to Work, H2S, PPE, Electrical safety, etc.

Professional Experience

Dec’17 to Jun’19 at Chiyoda Almana Engineering LLC - Qatar

Position : Instrumentation Engineer


Barzan Offshore Wellhead Platforms 2&3 EDG installation Project (FEED).

RasGas CO2 Export Project (FEED)

RasGas Train-1/2 and Helium-1/2 Analyser Upgrade Projects (Engineering)


Detail engineering and FEED in brownfield projects for Onshore and Offshore

Control narratives, Specification for DCS/ESD/FGS systems and deliverables

Equipment layouts, Instrument Loop diagrams, Cable schedules

Technical review meetings with client and vendors

Jun’17 to Nov’17 at Lyondell Basell Polyolefins Limited- Mumbai, India

Position : Lead Instrumentation and Control System Engineer


PMC support for the existing Berre Polyolefins Complex Project (France) site changes including preparation of Control Narrative, Loop functionality documents and IO database from existing site backup for the operation improvement of existing plants.

Testing of Yokogawa Centum CS3000 and Foxboro I/A DCS databases, loops and HMI from the existing system backup for operation improvement.

Feb’16 to Aug'16 at Auma India Private Limited - Bangalore, India

Position : Assistant Manager-R&D


Design and development of MOVs and Local Control Station to control and monitor MOVs through Modbus RTU and communication link with DCS/PLC through Modbus TCP/IP, thereby enabling the DCS/PLC to control and monitor valve actuators.

Dec’13 to Jan'16 at Yokogawa India Limited - Bangalore, India

Position: Assistant Manager-Engineering


ADCO Expansion of BAB GAS Compression Project, Abu Dhabi (Lead Engineer- DCS)

South Pars Gas field development Project Ph-22/24 (DCS Engineer)

KAP Project DCS database and HMI migration from Centum CS3000 to Centum VP versions, Singapore


DCS system engineering, testing and FAT activities.

Design, testing, power-up and maintenance of System, Marshalling, PDP, Server, PC and Network cabinets.

Configuration and implementation of Centum VP and CS3000 DCS database and HMI

Integration of 3rd party systems such as ESD, FGS, MMS, MCC, ATG, CCC Systems with DCS systems using Modbus (Serial & TCP/IP), Profibus and HART interfaces.

Equipment: Yokogawa Centum VP R5.04 and CS3000 DCS systems.

Jan’06 to Nov’13 at Invensys India Private Limited - Chennai, India

Position: DCS Engineer


Ebocha Oil Center Revamping Project, Nigeria (Lead Engineer)

RasGas Flow Assurance Project, Qatar (Lead Engineer)

KNPC LPG Train-4 Project, Kuwait (Lead Engineer)

SHELL GTL Off plot & Jetty Project FAT and Commissioning, Qatar (DCS Engineer)

RasGas LNG Train-6, Al-Khaleej Gas-2 Project Design Engineering and FAT, Singapore/Qatar (DCS Engineer)

RasGas LNG Train-3,4,5 and Al-Khaleej Gas-1 Project Commissioning, Shutdown and Tie-in activities, Qatar (DCS Engineer)

Barzan Onshore Project Train-1&2 Design engineering and FAT (DCS Engineer).


Project co-ordination and customer interaction during engineering design, implementation, testing and commissioning phases of the project.

Preparation of Foxboro I/A DCS FDS, Architecture drawings, IO loading, interconnection drawings, Power consumption and other hardware details.

Design, testing and power-up of System, Marshalling, IRP, PDP and Network cabinets.

Configuration and implementation of FOXBORO DCS database using Foxboro Control Software (FCS), IACC (I/A Series Configuration Component) and ICC (Integrated Control Configurator).

Configuration of TRICON V10 ESD, FGS systems using TS1131 Programming software.

HMI development and implementation using FoxDraw/FoxView.

Development and testing of Simple loops, Complex loops and Sequence logics.

Factory Acceptance test (FAT), Site Acceptance test (SAT) and Commissioning activities including Cabinet Installation, Power-up, loop checks, Database and HMI loading.

System maintenance, Shutdown activities and implementation of Tie-ins with the existing live DCS systems in RasGas LNG Train-3,4,5 and Al-Khaleej Gas plants.

Integration of 3rd party systems such as ESD, FGS, Metering, MMS, MCC, CCC Systems with DCS systems using Modbus (Serial & TCP/IP), Profibus & HART interfaces.

DCS system configuration related to Instrument Asset Management System for HART devices, Alarm Management system for reporting and Real Time Information systems.

Start-up operations support for first loading in RasGas LNG Berth 2&3.

Equipment: Foxboro I/A DCS system Version 6, 7 and 8, Tricon V10 ESD & FGS systems.


Chiyoda-Snamprogetti award for the contribution in area of performance excellence towards Ras Laffan Train-5 LNG World Record Project.

Certification for the contribution in area of performance excellence towards completion of RasGas LNG Train-5, Tank-6, BOG Compressor Commissioning, Train-3, 4 Shutdown activities.


Degree : Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Instrumentation

University : University of Madras (1999-2003)

Personal Details

Present Address : No-6, Adhiaman Street, Perungudi, Chennai-600096, India

Contact No. : +91-893*******

Passport No. : Z4309808 (Valid till 26-07-2027)

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