Senior Instrumentation & Control EngineerLinde Engineering North America － Blue Bell, PA
I&C Lead engineer for several large projects providing engineering, procurement and construction
Mainly projects are domestic as well as overseas and include Fired Capital Equipment
such as fired heaters, steam reformers and cracking furnaces for Hydrogen and Synthesis gas
plants, Petrochemical plants, Olefins, refineries, as well as incinerators for chemical and refinery
plants and natural gas vaporizers.
Key activities are:
Oversee the I&C team (engineers and designers) assigned to the project
P&ID development - Participate in P&ID development at basic design stage and detailed
design stage to as built
Participation in HAZOP identifying SIF loops and participate in SIL assignment to SIFs
SIL verification of SIF loops
Performing calculations, utilizing SmartPlant InTools software, to size instruments such as
control valves, venturi and orifice flow meters, vortex flow meters and special thermowells
for radiant and convection sections of reformers, cracking furneces and fired heater for
high temperature measurement.
Instruments field location assignment, instruments installation detail drawings (hook-ups)
both mechanical and electrical.
Instrument Data Sheet preparation using InTools software
Junction box loading and loop diagram preparation and review
Special equipment such as burner flame scanners electrical and signal wiring diagrams
Control philosophy development for process control and Burner Management System
(BMS) as well as flow charts development and ISA logic diagrams or SAMA logic
Analyzers specification and data sheet preparation.
Gas chromatograph, CEMS, PH,
Conductivity, combustibles and O2.
Development of control system configuration for DCS and SIS
Development and design of electrical control panels, operator interface panels, start-up /
Participation in pre-commissioning loop test and assisting in plant commissioning
Vendor product selection and qualification as well as technical evaluation activities
Well versed in industry standards such as ISA, ISA 84, API 551, API 554, API 540, API
555, API 560, API 556, ASME SEC I, ASME VIII Division I, ASME B31.1, ASME
B31.3, ASME B16.5, NFPA 85, NFPA 86, NEC (NFPA 70), NFPA 496 and IEC.
Namvaran Consulting Engineers and Managers.
01/2004 to 01/2008
Senior Instrument & Control Engineer
for Kharg Island Methanol plant (Persian Gulf) - EPCC
The plant based on Johnson Matthey low-pressure methanol process is designed to
produce 4430 metric tons per day of refined methanol from natural gas and CO2 feed stocks.
Summary of responsibilities included:
Process Control System specification and, configuration development.
control system specification & design.
I and C technical specification preparation, design philosophies and data sheet preparation.
P & ID, logic and loop diagrams and cause & effect diagram development and review.
Interfacing and coordinating with other engineering disciplines in reference to I & C
Design of Safety Instrumented Systems.
ESD system detail design, ESD cause & effect
diagram preparation / review, design / review of logic diagrams.
I & C engineering progress measurement and reporting.
Compliance with design methods, industry standards / codes and safety factors used in
instrumentation and control system design of project.
Reviewing completed design for
correctness, compliance, and operability.
01/2002 to 01/2004
Instrument and Control EngineerFormosa Plastics Corporation
Delaware City - PVC Production Plant.
Active participant in plant's improvement and revamp projects.
Design of instrumentation systems, vendor product evaluation interfacing with plant
operation and maintenance to schedule projects execution.
Preparing engineering, construction and, bid documents.
Contractors bid evaluation (commercial and technical offers).
Construction work schedule and, construction compliance with contract documents,
standards and local codes.
Testing and start-up.
Project progress report preparation and presentation to plant management.
01/1993 to 01/2001
Service EngineerGeneral Electric Transportation Systems － Eire, PA
Responsible for after sales technical support for locomotive and off highway vehicles, transfer of
know how and maintenance best practices and start up support.
Provided technical support to GE
affiliated workshops in Mexico, Pakistan and Australia.
Managed a re-construction project of 48
GE locomotives in Pakistan.
Excellence in Managed Automation (EMA).
01/1988 to 01/1991
Instrument & Control EngineerPhiladelphia, PA
As an engineering consulting firm for water and wastewater treatment industry EMA offered its
services in plant automation and plant control system upgrades.
I as a member of the team
participated in P&ID development, Instrument List preparation, I/O list preparation, Loop Diagram
design, Instrument Data Sheet generation, Control panel arrangement design, Instrument
specification generation, as well as site work interfacing with clients, gathering and verifying
01/1987 to 01/1988
Electrical EstimatorG. D. Powell & Son Electrical Contractors － Elkton, MD
Major responsibilities included material take off, price list generation, and quotation package
preparation for construction of industrial and commercial projects.
Senior Control & Instrumentation Engineer
for Lavan oil refinery project (Persian Gulf)
Summery of activities:
Prepared Instrument design criteria, instrument specification and data sheet preparation/
Instrument (pressure safety valves, control valves, orifice plates and venturi tubes flow.
elements) sizing and calculation sheets preparation utilizing INtools software.
Development of Cause & Effect and logic diagrams.
Coordination of I & C activities with other engineering disciplines.
Technical bid tabulations for instruments and instrumentation systems.
Education and Training
B.S: Electrical EngineeringWestern Michigan University － Kalamazoo, MichiganElectrical Engineering
API, Automation, basic, C, charts, Consulting, clients, engineer, HAZOP, ISA, logic, mechanical, natural gas, NEC, oil, philosophy, Process Control, procurement, progress, reporting, Safety, sales, scanners, specification, system configuration, system design, technical support, upgrades, wastewater treatment, wiring diagrams, workshops