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Engineer Manager

Manama, Capital Governorate, Bahrain
February 29, 2020

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Ravindra Acharya E-Mail: Phone: +973-********/+91-944*******

A Project Management A Detail Engineering/Design APLC/RTU/SCADA Engineering A Installation, Testing & commissioning

Professional Summary

Instrumentation professional & qualified engineer with experience in Industrial Automation, Project Engineering, project Management, Field Engineering, testing & commissioning of Instrumentation /Automation systems.

Professional Work Experience

Lead Projects- Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) – YOKOGAWA MIDDLE EAST & Africa

SEPT-2011- present

Reporting To: Project Manager

Responsible for the project management throughout the entire project lifecycle, including project initiation/proposals, project delivery, business liaison / stakeholder management, post implementation review and project close out / handover.


Lead for the hardware design team of SIL 3 Safety Instrumented System for ESD application.

Setting budgets and agreeing project time scales and deadlines with clients.

Holding weekly internal and external meetings on progress.

Single point of contact for all communications between the customers.

Managing staff to ensure that all milestones are achieved within the agreed timeframes.

Ensuring effective quality control processes are in place to monitor deliverables produced.

Maintaining client/Vendor relationships.

Responsible for identifying, analyzing, measuring and managing project risks.

Conducting regular impact analysis in order to assess the consequences of the project deliverables.

Keeping accurate administrative records of expenditure, accounting, costing and billing.

Assisting the technical team in their design and development tasks.

Producing project definitions to include validated functional requirements, scope, roles, responsibilities, budgets, timescales and resources.

Major Projects Handled:

Wireless Battery Room Communication at Saudi Aramco Abqaiq Gas Plant-Yokogawa wireless transmitter

And wireless Gate way

Up gradation of Siemens S5 PLC to S7 PLC at 17 locations for IBN RUSHD Aromatics Plant Saudi Arabia

Well Shutdown System at Qarn Alam for Petroleum Development of Oman-Yokogawa ProSafe RS Safety System

SNGP PDO ProSafe Safety PLC to ProSafe RS Safety System Migration Project

Fire Protection System for KOC Kuwait-Yokogawa Stardom PLC and Fast Tools SCADA

Tank farm Control System for JO Kuwait- Yokogawa Stardom PLC and Fast Tools SCADA

Well Shutdown System at Uthmaniyah and Shedgum for Saudi Aramco-Yokogawa ProSafe RS Safety System

Telemetry Replacement for Bunduq Complex Abudhabi- Yokogawa Stardom RTU and Fast Tools SCADA

Luberef Yanbu Refinery Expansion Project

90 Well Shutdown System-Saudi Aramco at Haradh, Hawiyah.

NAUG System A- Unconventional Gas Development project at Waad Al Shamal

Supply of 225 Well Shut Down Systems for Gas wells at Haradh/Hawiyah/Uthmaniyah/Shedgum-Delivered

In record time for which Yokogawa HQ award has been received.

Application Engineer/Senior Application Engineer– SAUDI ELECTRIC SUPPLY (GE SUPPLY SAUDI ARABIA): GE Fanuc Automation

AUG-2002- AUG 2011

Reporting To: Manager Automation Division


Automation Project execution with major customers in Saudi Arabia & Bahrain

Oil & Gas--Saudi Aramco

Petrochemicals--SABIC,GPIC, SIPCHEM

Power -- Saudi Electricity Company

Utility ---Marafiq, Royal Commission

OEM’s -- AES Arabia,Metito, WESCOSA,REMAL,CPIC,Tiepco,Alfanar

EPC --Snamprogetti, Flour, Bectel,NCC,Nesma,Kathlan, SA Kentz


System Design, Implementation, Testing & commissioning of PLC based Control systems

System Design, Implementation, Testing & commissioning of RTU & SCADA System

System Design, Implementation, Testing & commissioning of Telemetry System

Managing Shut Down, Up gradation & Replacement of Control System Projects

Skill Set:

Operating Systems: Windows XP, Windows 7,

PLC Programming: LM90,Versapro, Cimplicity ME

HMI/SCADA: Cimplicity PE, ifix, Wonderware

Communication Protocol: Modbus, Ethernet TCP/IP, Modbus TCP,OPC, Profibus, Genius

Major Projects Handled:

System design, Programming, testing & commissioning of Gas Detection system at NGL plant Saudi Aramco

at Yanbu using GE Fanuc Series 90-30 Redundant PLC

System Design, Programming, testing & commissioning of Redundant GE Fanuc 90-70 PLC with field control

IO & Redundant Cimplicity SCADA system for Saudi Electricity Company, DM water plant at Jeddah.

System Design, Programming, testing & commissioning of Redundant GE Fanuc Rx-7i PAC System

with Versamax IO & Redundant Cimplicity SCADA system for Saudi Aramco Gas plant at Khursaniyah,RO plant

System Design, Programming, testing & commissioning of Redundant GE Fanuc Rx-3i PAC System

with Versamax IO & Redundant Cimplicity SCADA system for Gulf Chemical and Industrial resin at Dammam for distillation Colum. Installation Supervision testing & commissioning of field Instruments.

Design, implementation of Telemetry system with GE Fanuc 90-30 & Micro PLC’s, Data Link Modems &iFix SCADA system for Dhaharan Air Base.

Programming,testing & commissioning of Substation Automation Systems using 90-30 PLC and Quick Panel HMI

For Switchgear manufacturing companies like WESCOSA, Arabian Point 8, TIEPCO.

Programming and commissioning of metering skid using 90-30 redundant PLC for Saudi Aramco at Rastanura Refinery.

System design,implementation,testing & commissioning of Chemical plant using GE Fanuc 90-70 Redundant

PLC with Rack IO’s at Basic Chemicals Dammam.

Analyser Shelter Automation using Versamax PLC & Quick Panel HMI for M/s CPIC

System Design, Programming, testing & commissioning of Redundant GE Fanuc Rx-3i PAC System

with Versamax IO & Redundant Cimplicity SCADA system for water treatment plant at Rabeigh Refinery.


Project Engineer (Feb 1999 – Jul 2002)

Reporting to: Project Manager

Key responsibilities:

PLC, SCADA System Design

PLC System Cabinet design

PLC Application Software development

SCADA Development

FAT with Customer

System commissioning at site

Field Instrumentation Installation Testing & Commissioning

Major Projects Executed:

Galvanising line at Jindal Vasind

Bogie hearth furnace at L& T Powai

Tank farm automation at IOCL Matura

Glass furnace control at Gujrath Glass

Material Handling at Ashapura Volclay Limited Bhuj Gujarath

Air Handling unit at KRIBCO Hazira

Package machine control at L& T Nashik

Distillation Coolum Alkyle Amines Pune


Project Engineer (Jan 1998 – Feb 1999)

Reporting to: Site Manager

Key responsibilities:

Responsible for all the activities of Installation, Testing, Commissioning of Field Instrumentation.

Managing the entire site supervision and ensuring that all the activities are functioning smoothly.

Accountable for determining the exact needs of client and delivering the project within defined scope, quality parameters and time constraints.

Major Projects Executed:

5000MT Ammonia storage Tank facility Instrumentation at Coromandel fertilizer vizag

Caustic Acid Flaking and Prilling unit Instrumentation at IPCL Bharuch

Terminal Automation Project at IOTL Uran Navi Mumbai

Academic Credentials

Bachelor of Engineering-Instrumentation Technology Shri Jayachamarajendra College Of Engineering MYSORE-1997

Personal Details:

Date of Birth: 01-06-1974

Address: Ferry Cross Road, Bolara Mangalore, Karnataka, India 575001

Nationality: Indian

Marital Status: Married

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