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Professional Summary
Results-oriented Electrical Engineer specializing in high-level problem solving, process control efficiency with strong technical knowledge of industrial automation, electrical and instrumentation functions,equipment  and maintenance.Strong written/verbal communication skills and adheres to all established principle of electrical safety.
University of Nairobi Nairobi, Kenya Expected in 2016 Bachelor of Science : Electrical and Electronics Engineering - GPA :
  • Graduation GPA 3.3
  • Final year project Electrical Power dispatch analytic, Created a web interface and database that allows a user to build a dynamic display of power transmission analytics.
  • Relevant Courses  Digital Electronics, Circuit Theory, Analog Electronics/Circuits, Logic Design, Signals & Systems and Control Systems.
  • PLC ladder logic development.
  • Student Body Representative.
  • Proficient knowledge of Rockwell Automation such as Allen Bradley PLC, RsLogix5000 programming, industrial sensors and motion control.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD  and MATLAB application software
  • Proficient in PLC ladder logic design, equipment operation and technical support.
  • System-level electrical design and integration.
  • Working knowledge of National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.
  • Hands-on approach, strong understanding of electrical processes combined with technical knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • System Design process tool methodology.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in troubleshooting electrical control systems on continuous production lines including PLC’s, variable frequency drives and process control systems, HMI, distributed control systems and power distribution.
  • Proficiency in Python and Visual Basic programming Languages.
  • Ability to work independently and to execute programs in a cross functional environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suites and operating systems (Microsoft windows and Linux OS).
  • AC and DC motor drives operation.
  • Skilled with analytical software
  • Registered Member, Graduate Electrical Engineer, Engineering Board of Kenya.
Work History
Leidos Holdings Inc. - Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance Engineer
Fairmont, WV, 04/2017 - Current
  • Rendered technical drawings and electrical systems specifications that exceeded company standards.
  • Prepared preventive & corrective maintenance plans for restoring electrical & Instrumentation equipment to normal operating condition in a minimum amount of time, thus minimizing downtime and future failures.
  • Developed scopes defining improvement projects, alternatives and cost-benefit analysis as needed.
  • Troubleshot electrical and instrumentation equipment( flow, level, density, temperature sensors, etc.)problems thus eliminating chronic E&I issues.
  • Managed engineering changes,maintenance workflow and equipment documentation using SAP systems.
  •  Developed, reviewed and maintained procedures for interlocking devices thus ensuring compliance with international standards of Organization(ISO) standards.
  • Continually improved electrical safety methods and procedures for processes, measurement, documenting and work flow techniques.
  • Ensured compliance of International Standards of Safety, Electrical and Mechanical Rules( OSHA, IEC, NFPA,NEC, ASME, ANSI, ATEX and IEEE)
Diageo - East African Breweries Ltd - Electrical Engineer Intern
City, STATE, 09/2016 - 11/2016
  • Troubleshot electrical equipment problems such as electro-valves and sensors.
  • PLC operation, troubleshooting, and technical support
  • Diagnosing and rectifying faults in digital circuits
  • Preventive Electrical maintenance, daily, weekly and monthly checks
  • Installation and operation of VSD
  • Troubleshot motor control circuits
  • Tested and maintained computer-related industrial electronic control systems and electrical components.
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic systems' operation.
Kenya Electricity Transmission Company Ltd - Electrical Engineer Attaché
City, STATE, 04/2014 - 08/2014
  • Performed load calculation for sizing wire and circuit protection.
  • Transformer testing and inspection
  • SCADA control and Information interpretation
  • Termination of substation equipment to control room
  • Installation of substation equipment e.g Circuit Breakers
  • Inspected each major piece of equipment, including current transformers, Step down Transformers, shunt reactors, Voltage transformers and backup batteries for proper operation.

  • Demonstrated competencies in the upkeep, diagnosis and repair of electrical circuits and wiring at Diageo-EABL
  • Isolated faults and resolved electrical system malfunctions of varying degrees of complexity. Diageo-EABL
  • Gained thorough knowledge of power and distribution systems, circuit calculations, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, process control and instrumentation. Diageo-EABL
  • Member, Student, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

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School Attended

  • University of Nairobi

Job Titles Held:

  • Electrical & Instrumentation Maintenance Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer Intern
  • Electrical Engineer Attaché


  • Bachelor of Science

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