General: MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Visio)
Bechtel: SetRoute, SmartPlant, BPS, TeamWork
Electrical engineer with solid academic background and hands-on experience in engineering, commissioning, construction and project management. Experienced in variety fields of electrical engineering; power generation and delivery, transmission and distribution; industrial electrical plants in: oil and gas and chemical, mining, water treatment and distribution.
GLOBAL EPC CONTRACTOR
FIELD E&I ENGINEER
Global EPC Contractor
Field E&I Engineer January 2014 to January 2015Bechtel* Gladstone LNG
Engineering support for Construction / Commissioning / start up Identifying design and construction non-conformances against project specifications and National / International standards following with submission of technical dispositions.
Testing, Inspection and verification of electrical/instrumentation installations.
Supervision on construction and commissioning activities based on Bechtel quality systems: Standard Work Process Procedures SWPP and Standard Test and Commissioning Procedures STCP.
Turnover of process start up systems from construction to start up or from start up to client.
EEHA installation verification.
Material management and procurement.
Selected achievement: Delivered 4xTurbine Inlet Air Chilling TIAC packages included: 8x 2MW 6.6kV compressor motors, 4x substations, 72x air cooler fans, several instrumentations and control valves, two types of vendor PLC systems, vendor control system interfacing with plant DCS , Safety and Power Management Systems.
Due to vendor unavailability, everything did not work as panned.
I went deeply in detail design to fix several non-conformances and technical problems to be able to deliver on time.
I was rewarded by management (Bechtel Leader+) for my achievements in TIAC packages for high quality of work and meeting project schedule deadlines.
Senior Electrical Engineer January 2013 to January 2014GHD* Brisbane
Selected achievements: Detail engineering from protection philosophy (directional blocking scheme) to creating electronic files together with providing ITPs and commissioning support for 48 x 2.4kV switchgear replacements, NASA / CSIRO at Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (CDSCC).
IEC 61850 presentation, "Design Change at IEC 61850" in GHD Global Technical Conference in Manila (July 2013).
Secondment position in Downer EDI as design manager for construction phase of 25kV Nowergup traction substation WA owned by Public Transport Authority (PTA) WA.
As Downer's design manager, I needed to verify substation different submissions on primaries, secondaries and civil (which were issued by ABB), to be technically correct based on AS and PTA standards and technical specifications.
Liaising between ABB and PTA in technical issues was included in my job scope.
Verifying equipment data sheets, FAT and SAT and ITPs.
Verification of interlocking philosophies and switching procedures.
Addressing client defect list and construction supports.
Electrical and instrumentation detail design for adding Odour Control Facility (OCF) in Cleveland Bay Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP).
The design covered low voltage motor control centre & control instrumentation and system.
20 MW In Pit Crushing & Conveying (IPCC) system feasibility study for Pasir Coal Mine in Indonesia including substation design & layout, selection of medium voltage VSDs and network dynamic transient modelling & study using ETAP.
GHD* Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Senior Electrical Engineer January 2011 to January 2013
Selected achievements: GHD WA, Power Delivery Service Line Coordinator (PDSLC).
In GHD technical hierarchy, service lines coordinators are official references for technical enquiries.
Power Delivery" service line covers: protection & secondaries, substation primary equipment, earthing, power system study, transmission lines and metering.
I appointed as PDSLC for WA operating centre on May 2012.
Job manager, protection engineer, construction / commissioning support engineer of Sino Iron 220/33 kV Port Substation at Cape Preston WA.
This project was one of the biggest HV substation projects in GHD WA history.
I was in charge of project management, protection engineering both at office and during construction / commissioning on site.
The communication system of this GIS substation was based on IEC 61850.
UGL was the construction contractor of substation.
This project required liaison with many players: MCC Mining (China), UGL, SEL, Schneider, Siemens and ABB.
Apart from project management, during design stage, I created : protection philosophy, protection settings, protection and interlocking logic diagrams, equipment data sheets and inspection and test plans .In construction period: verification of electrical installations, closing punch items, creating substations energisation plan ( switching procedure) , operation procedure and relevant construction/commissioning enquiries.
This substation energised on May 2012.
My appointment as power delivery service line coordinator in GHD WA was mainly because of my achievements (based on stakeholders' feedback) in this project.
Fault investigation for 6.6 kV reticulations in Utah Point Berth, Port Hedland, WA for Port Hedland Port Authority (PHPA).
I have reviewed and proposed new settings for all Sepam relays in 6.6kV system together with solution for preventing future Ferro resonance faults.
Preparing load shedding philosophy for St Ives Goldfiels (SIG) for feasibility study of an islanded power system.
This philosophy was based on monitoring available spinning reserve capacity of power generation.
Earthing system calculations (both IEC 60479 & IEEE 80 approaches) and witnessing/verifying earthing system field tests and issuing/reviewing earthing reports for several 11kV-22kV substations / plants (e.g.
BHP RO Plant at Newman, WA).
Based on AS 2067 recommendations and using various software programs (ETAP, PTW Groundmat, Paladine EDSA) for calculating step and touch and transferring voltage.
Undertaking 3.3kV switchgear and 440V MCC integrity audit for BHP Billiton Nickel West Kambalda WA by checking the installation compliance against client /national/ international standards.
Transient stability study report for St Ives Goldfiels (SIG) to analysis starting 13.5 MW Sag Mill (cycloconverter fed drive) during feasibility studies of SIG's Power Station.
Preparing / peer reviewing electrical specifications, Request For Quotation (RFQ) and tender's evaluation for Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) of Southdown Magnetite Iron Ore project (clients: Grange Resources and Sojitz Resources).
I was in charge of preparing 5 packages: Desalination Plant HV Supply, Albany Port HV Supply, Kemaman Port (Malaysia) HV Supply, Kemaman (Malaysia) 132/33 kV Substation and Southdown 100MVA 330/33/11 kV transformer.
For other packages I needed to undertake peer reviewing.
GHD & AMEC as joint ventured were in charge of DFS engineering and cost estimating.
Detail design for 30 kilometres 33kV overhead power line, supplying desalination plant from Southdown Magnetite Mine site using Poles 'n' Wires software.
Electrical detail design of a new buffering zone including radial stacker, conveyer and Apron Feeder for Birla Nifty Copper Mine.
Sizing and cost estimating, emergency diesel generator for various clients e.g.
Dampier Port Authority (DPA) Construction and commissioning support for Dampier Marine Service Facilities (DMSF), former GHD detail design project, in Dampier port.
Short Circuit, load flow study for several mining/utility clients such as Horizon Power, Browne Range Power Station in Carnarvon.
Technical Due Diligence (TDD) evaluation on major electrical equipment and power system reliability for Horizon Power HP while HP wanted to acquire 5x gas fired power stations from EDL in West Kimberley area (Broom, Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Lumma and Halls Creek).
Holding regular technical presentation for energy group Integral Energy* Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Electrical Engineer January 2006 to January 2011
Electricity Supplier for Sydney West www.endeavourenergy.com.au Primary equipment sizing calculation: power and grounding transformers, surge arresters Preparing Protection & Indication Equipment Schedules (PIES) together with Protection Logic Diagrams, SCADA IO and integrating them into protection & control schematic diagram and providing protection & control panel layouts, circuit diagrams, connection diagrams together with circuit and connection diagrams for HV Circuit Breakers (CB), transformers, Current Transformers (CT) and Voltage Transformers (VT) Substation auxiliary systems designing: 230V AC & DC electrical supply panels together with Normal, DC and emergency lighting and power layouts and circuit diagrams.
Preparing inter-tripping and communication schemes between substations.
Design Review of those jobs which the design parts were outsourced to contractors.
Check and control of main electrical equipment such as: Power Transformer, HV Circuit Breakers, 11kV Main & Auxiliary switchgears, Voltage & Current Transformers, SCADA, Battery & Battery charger, Static Frequency Unit (SFU) and frequency injection cells.
Construction and commissioning supports.
Selected achievements: Detail design integration / construction support for new SCADA system & protection upgrading in brown field substations: Camellia Transmission Substation (132kV-33kV), Anzac Village Zone Substation (33kV-11kV), Darkes Forest Zone Substation (33kV-11kV).
Most of these jobs were required to understanding very old electrical systems (e.g.
old protection schemes/relays and automation systems).
Detail design integration for green field substations: East Parramatta Switching Station (132kV), Penrith Transmission Substation (132kV-33kV), Campbelltown Zone Substation (66kV-11kV).
Monenco Iran / MAPNA* Tehran, Iran.
EPC Contractor Senior Electrical Engineer January 2003 to January 2006
Power www.monenco.net/English & www.mapnagroup.com/en Preparing: Plant Single line diagrams Protection philosophy, logic diagram, relay settings Metering & Protection single line diagrams Cable routing and cable sizing Load flow study and short circuit calculation (ETAP / CYME softwares) Auxiliary systems sizing & layout: fire-fighting, paging, lighting, lightning Main and secondary grounding MV and LV switchgear protection and control specifications Emergency system sizing like: UPS & DC, diesel generator 15kV generator and step-up transformer high current SF6 bus duct sizing I/O list for Distribution Control System (DCS) Primary and secondary source of release study for hazardous area classification Construction and commissioning supports Preparing quotations and proposals and technical evaluation of tenders.
Selected achievements: Electrical Detail design for Balance of Plants (BOP) systems in 4x250 MW Damavand CCPP.
Primary and secondary testing of protection systems in Damavand CCPP Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance Test verification for step up & distribution transformers, MV switchgears, UPS and power cables.
Preparing BOP technical specifications (electrical) and tender document for 4x250 MW Kerman CCPP Nargan Co* Tehran, Iran.
Electrical Engineer January 2000 to January 2003
EPC Contractor oil and gas www.nargan.com Study & modelling: Load Flow / Short Circuit / Protection and coordination by ETAP Verification of FAT & SAT for Medium Voltage (MV) and low voltage motor control centres switchgear protection and control, UPS / Battery and diesel generator Design review and verification of Cathodic Protection Auxiliary system sizing & layout: lightings, lightning protection, distribution transformer Cable sizing and cable raceways design and installation verification Verification of Earth grid test Hazardous area classification and inspection IEC 60079, API 505 Safety Integrity Level (SIL) verification based on IEC 61508 by in house software Intrinsically Safe (IS) circuit calculation and verification Verifying of Instrument loop diagrams Participating in HAZOP meeting Engineering support for installation of cable routes, cable terminations Document control Quantity check for material take offs Liaising between client and sub contractors, updating / revising project schedule Documenting incompliance works (punch list items) Tender's review Selected achievements: Detail design and construction / commissioning supports in "Train 1 & 2 of Ethane / Propane Recovery plant" located in Bandar Mahshahr in South of Iran.
MSc : Electrical Engineering, 2000Amir Kabir University of Technology － Tehran, IranElectrical Engineering
Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Area EEHA Installation and Maintenance, Oct 2014, Gladstone, QLD, Australia. Course Provider: Compliance Training and Engineering CTE.Analysis and Protection of Power Systems (APPS) course, Alstom Grid, 22-Aug to 2-Sep 2011, Perth, AU
*IEC-61850 Ed 2.0 Implementation Training for utilities and OEMs / SCL Manager software, held by Kalkitech / Rutva Technologies , Nov 2012, Melbourne, AU
*Safety inductions for variety of utility, mining, oil & gas companies
Member of the Institution of Engineers Australia - Chartered Professional Engineer Electrical (MIEAust CPEng Electrical), Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland Australia (RPEQ), National Professional Engineer Register Australia (NPER), Mutual recognition agreements in place between Engineers Australia and the World wide engineering associations including, The Texas Board of Professional Engineers TBPE.
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