To obtain a suitable position with Instrumentation department where my skills and abilities will be utilized to enhance the productivity of the organization.
B.S. - Engineering Degree-2002
Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering-1991
State Board - Tamil Nadu
A dynamic professional with nearly 18 years of overseas & indigenous experience in Projects, Design Engineering, Commissioning, Plant Maintenance and Troubleshooting with Oil & Gas facilities, Refinery, Petrochemical and Power Plants.
Expertise in preparation of various technical documents like design basis reports, installation and commissioning methods, procedures, control philosophies and safety applicable in oil & gas and petrochemical projects.
Well versed with instrumentation and control systems maintenance including DCS, ESD, SCADA, PLC, F&G, TMR based process safety and emergency shutdown systems, condition monitoring & control system interfaces, compressor and turbine control systems.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Design and Project engineering
Commissioning and Start-up
Maintenance and Troubleshooting
Experience includes all field instruments and control systems, projects, engineering, field supervision, commissioning, site support, operations and maintenance.
Expertise in instrumentation maintenance and carries out corrective and preventive instrumentation maintenance in order to contribute to production improvement.
Monitoring the performance of all instrument and controls and associated facilities to provide assurance on their integrity and reliability.
Good experience in engineering design, material selection and field installation of the overall Instrument Engineering in the Oil/Gas plant industries.
Conversant with international standards and codes such as API, BS, EN, IEC, IP, NEMA, NEC.
Worked with SmartPlant Instrumentation systems (INtools)
Involved in SIL and HAZOP discussions.
Knowledge of SAP system.Organizational Experience:Present Employer:
SABIC -YANPET PETROCHEMICAL COMPANY, YANBU –SAUDI ARABIA
Provided technical support to maintenance and operations department.
Investigate incidents and failure of field instruments and recommend changes.
Support designing, installation and commissioning for new projects.
Ensure the Management of Change (MOC) procedure for all design changes.
Responsible for field and control system instrumentation for Glycol, Polyethylene, Utility and offsite units.
Access SAP module for planning, scheduling and backlog follow-ups.Previous Experience:
Sep 2007 – April 2009
TR Engineering, OMAN(Deputed to OXY – Occidental Mukhaizna Site - Oil & Gas Facilities)
Sr. Instrumentation & Control System Engineer (Rotational 8 weeks ON & 4 weeks OFF)Responsibilities:
Providing site support clarification and attending TQs (Technical quires).
Preparation of work pack, work instruction and all types of instrumentation drawings.
Review design packages and interface with the project management teams.
Supporting construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance.Highlights:
Supporting Plant expansion project (40,000 bpd to 60,000 bpd)
Co-ordination with OXY,CIMAC, INTOOL, ALLEN BRADLEY, FOXBORO client and vendors
Aug 2006 – Sep 2007
Consolidated Gulf Company, QATAR
Engineer – Instrumentation (Projects)Responsibilities:
Updating and “As built” Instrumentation drawings for Offshore Production stations PS2, PS3, PS4 & Halul Island (storage facility) for Qatar Petroleum.
Develop a single set of the Master Engineering records for above locations by consolidating all projects as per QP Drafting Standard.
Co-ordination with other disciplines & managing the team of Designers, Draftsman & Technical Assistants.
Jun 2005 – Jan 2006
Zuhair Fayez Partnership Consultants, Al-Khobar, SAUDI (Site Support to ARAMCO -Juaymah Gas Plant) Instrumentation Engineer Deputed from Valdel Engineers Ltd, IndiaResponsibilities:
Executing project of “Replacement of relay based ESD to TRICONEX (TMR) based ESD system”.
Commissioning support for TRICONEX (TMR) ESD system and co-ordination with ARAMCO and TRICONEX.
Implementing drawing and documents as per Saudi Aramco Engineering standards.
Dec 1998 – Jun 2005
Wartsila India Limited (Finland Based), INDIA (Leading manufacturer of DGs for POWER PLANT)
Engineer – InstrumentationResponsibilities:
In-charge for Instrumentation and Electronics work shop
Provided technical support to instrumentation maintenance and operations department.Highlights:
Day to day maintenance activities, visit various customer sites, performing AMC.
In electronics workshop hands on experience with component level repair and calibration for electronics circuit boards and PCBs.
Prepare spares and inventory control for Power Plant DG instruments.
Involved in Power plant expansion projects, commissioning and maintenance.
Project expansion works performed with ITPL, ICL,SPIC, TPL,SAINT GOBIN
Nov’96 – Nov’98
Hinduston Dorr Oliver Limited, Chennai
Instrum Sponsored links :
Involved in WWT Plant commissioning and start up with IOCL panipet refinery..
Worked as a Instrument maintenance engineer in WTP in Chennai water treatment plant.
Nov’93 – Feb’96
Mina Abdullah Refinery, KNPC – KUWAIT
Sr.Technician – InstrumentationResponsibilities:
Worked in control system group and electronics work shop.
Hands on experience in components troubleshooting for DCS, PLC circuit PCBs..
Performing routine maintenance activities and calibrations & trouble shooting of field instruments.
Calibration and troubleshooting of Bently Neveda (Vibration, temperature, velocity, accelerometers, tachometers and speed monitoring cards)
Nov’91 – Nov’93
Thirumali Chemicals Ltd., (Petrochemical Plant), Ranipet
Supervisor – InstrumentationResponsibilities:
Executing day-to-day plant maintenance, turbine, compressor instruments, calibrations and repair of
Professional Trainings & Certifications Undertaken
Diploma in Industrial Safety , Annamalai University, Year - 2002
PLC & WECS Training, Finland, Year - 2001
Vibration Measurement Systems, Finland, Year-2005
Calibration of Measuring Instruments, IDEMI India, Year- 1999
Offshore H2S/BA Certificate, Qatar & Oman, Year-2006
HUET & SEA Survival Certificate, Qatar, Year-2006Key Deliverables across assignments:Control Systems:DCS : Honeywell TDC 3000, YOKOGAWA Micro XL, Foxboro IA SystemESD : Triconex (TMR based process safety & emergency shutdown systems)PLC : Modicon, Siemens, Foxboro & Allen-BradleyF&G : Fire & Gas Detection SystemsDesign & Projects:
Review and preparation of following drawings and documents.
DCS, PLC, F&G Instrument Specifications
Instrument Index, Datasheets, Schedule, cable routing
Cause and Effect Diagrams, Loop Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, MTOs
Fire & Smoke Detectors and associates
Hazardous Area Classification Drawings and documents
Preparation and modification of engineering drawings and documents.
Instrumentation evaluation and selection of vendors, including liaising with clients, suppliers and contractors.
Conduct troubleshooting support during testing and commissioning phase onsite.
Contribution to P&I development, preparation of work scope, compile, review with associated standards and specifications.
Review and implementing the comments as per Client requirement.Maintenance & Troubleshooting:
Prepares and organizes preventive and corrective maintenance activities.
Monitors performance of instrumentation maintenance and engineering programs against the KPIs and ensures continuous improvement of services.
Participates in the planning and execution of major equipment turnarounds, shutdowns and supervises the equipment overhaul and its testing afterwards to ensure smooth running.
Update Instrument maintenance Team members for latest practices, material availability, legislative rules and regulations.
Extract and plan daily, weekly Jobs and schedule PM jobs with SAP module.
Test and inspection routines required by the Planned Maintenance system are completed.
Maximize the ability of plant and equipment and optimize control of spares.
Conduct root cause failure analysis, develop optimal solutions for instrumentation and control systems' issues, and drive initiatives for continuous reliability & availability improvements to achieve the overall manufacturing plant's objectives.
Inspects completed jobs for conformity to statutory and company standards and regulations.
Involved in Vibration measurement by using spectrum analyzers (stress analysis for acceleration, velocity, displacement with variable process load)
Able to do component level calibration and fault finding of all type electronics circuits (analogue, digital, logic circuits, microprocessor based circuit PCBs)
Knowledge of automation protocols (Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus, Profibus,EtherNet, DeviceNet, ControlNet, and HART protocol)Other Systems:
Gas turbine, Steam Turbine, Super Heater, Boilers.
Diesel Generators, CPP, Power Plants, WWT Plant.
Combined cycles, water treatment, desalination, chlorination.
Compressor surge control systems, Vibration and condition monitoring systems.
LAB instruments and Gas analyzers, Replay panels, Alarm annunciators.
Experience with programming, communication protocols, foundation fieldbus.
Lists of manufactures involved:
Honeywell, Yokogawa, Foxboro, Fisher Rosemount, Masoneillan, ABB, Auma, EMG, Rotork valves, Siemens, Fisher-Porter, Endress-Hauser, Magnetrol, Varec, Petrol, Aschroft, Sakura Enders, Duragauge, Sespi, Zellweger Analytics, Panametrics, Hartmann & Braun, Raychem, Allen-Bradley, Mitsubishi, Alstom, Rockwell Automation SLC 500 PLC's, Board wizard.
Computer/Software working Knowledge:
MS-Office, MS Access, Windows, XL and Power Point
Smart Plant Instrumentation
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