• Sr. Design Engineering Specialist

    at Fluor Canada

    August 2013 - at Present


    Northwest Redwater Upgrader project. • Played key role in designing Nuclear Instruments. This resulted in accurate measurement and control of Density and Level in the Reactors and Vessels in NWR Project. • Determined the Fire and Gas detection and mitigation requirements for the Plant. • Prepared Mechanical packages, Specialty Instruments and systems like Nuclear Instruments, Fire and Gas systems and Machine Monitoring systems. • Checked and supported Main Automation activities like Control Narratives, Cause and Effect Matrix, Auxiliary P&IDs etc. for accurate implementation of the control system.

  • Instrument Engineer

    at ExxonMobil (Singapore Aromatics Co.), Singapore

    July 1993 - at Present


    • My key accountabilities and responsibilities were to participate in the Installation, Loop Check, Commissioning, Start-up and Maintenance of State of art Plant instrumentation, Honeywell TDC 3000 control systems and Triconex Shutdown systems. Major Achievements: • Represented SAC in the WIN (World Instrumentation Network of Exxon Mobil and participated in the development of Best Practices • Developed and Improved Custody Transfer systems for SAC Products and Utilities. • Setup the Intools database, Developed Preventive Maintenance Plan and written Maintenance Procedures.

  • Sr. Control Systems Engineer / Specialist

    at SNC Lavalin

    February 2012 - July 2013


    Phase II of CNRL (Canadian Natural Resources Ltd) Froth Treatment Project • Main responsibilities include MOC (Management of Change) co-ordination, P&ID Management, Ensuring consistency in design of Instrumentation and control systems on the project. • Also worked on ordering commodities like FF (Foundation Fieldbus) Ancillaries, ASI Network Devices and Nuclear Density Transmitters etc. • Performed Technical Audit for Four Projects of PDVSA Venezuela. • MAC (Main Automation Co-ordination) coordinator for Brion Energy.

  • Sr. Control Systems Specialist

    at Jacobs Engineering

    February 2010 - January 2012


    Environment project TRO (Tailings Recovery Operations) Project of Suncor Canada. • My major achievement in the project was that I had completed the design and Engineering of the Control System Architecture using Experion Servers, Stations, and Cisco switches via fiber-optic network. The hardware was ordered and the Engineering completed. • My key accountabilities include Engineering and Design of controls systems for Oil and Gas Projects. • My main responsibility in this project was to complete the Design, Engineering, Configuration and HMI Graphics building on Honeywell Experion PKS Control system release 311.2. • The Basic Process Control System (BPCS) was SCADA interface to the Allen Bradley PLCs using RSLinx OPC. Bitumen Production Development Projects for Syncrude Canada. • 1. EPPR (Effluent Pond Production Reliability) Project • 2. CTPRE (Composite Tailings Production Reliability Enhancement) Project.

  • Staging Manager

    at Honeywell for Shell Scotford Upgrader Exp 1

    October 2008 - September 2009


    • As a Staging Manager my key accountabilities were to Plan the Layout of Staging area, Setup the Network for Testing of Systems, Schedule and Manage the testing during HAT (Hardware Acceptance Test), Pre-FAT and FAT (Factory Acceptance Test) phases of testing of Systems for Shell Downstream Project. • My responsibilities include the Management of Safety, Integrity and Quality of the testing of the Systems between the Client (Shell), EPC (Bantrel) and Systems Vendor (Honeywell). Major Achievements: • Completed the HAT, Pre-FAT and FAT successfully on Schedule and cost. No reportable injuries during entire period of testing. • Managed the Punch list Logs and Resolution. • Managed the Change Log for HMU, A&V, SRC, RHC, U&O, Tank Farm, Water Treatment Plants • Managed and co-ordinated Maximum of 170 Resources from Client, EPC and Honeywell.

  • Silo Lead for U&O and Froth Treatment

    at Honeywell for Petro-Canada Fort Hills Project

    June 2007 - October 2008


    • My responsibilities include the liaison with the EPCs to make sure that the Plant design meets the requirements of the Control and Protection Systems in accordance with the Client ( Petro-Canada) Codes, Standards and Specifications. Major Achievements: • Completed the DBM Review and Feed Estimate in close co-ordination with Two Major EPC Companies, SNC Lavalin and Jacobs. • Prepared the Scope of work document for Honeywell EPKS (Experion) System, Triconex Shut down and Protection Systems, Marshalling, FAS (Field Auxiliary Shelters) and Third-Party Systems. • Prepared the Specifications for Control Systems, Field Bus, Protection Systems, FAS and OEM Systems. • Completed Basic Design for U&O Systems

  • Consultant I&C

    at SNC Lavalin for Aramco Project

    August 2006 - May 2007


    • My responsibilities include the design of P&IDs, Database and Loop Diagrams, Cause & Effect Diagrams for the Project. • My key accountabilities: Successfully Performed Engineering and Designed the Instrumentation and control systems, Vibration Monitoring systems, Protection System for the Water injection / CGT (Combustion Gas Turbines) Project for Uthmmaniyah and Hawiyah. Major Achievements: • Successfully Completed the Design of Instrumentation and control Systems for the Project. • Completed the design and procurement of the Control Panels for the Project. • Submitted the Project Documentation to Client as per schedule.

  • Lead Control Systems

    at Honeywell for Syncrude UE-1 Fort McMurray Site

    November 2004 - July 2006


    • My responsibilities include co-ordinate with the construction for the Installation, Pre-commissioning, Loop Checking, Commissioning and Start-up support for the Control and Protection system, Gas Detection system and CEMS (Continuous Emission Monitoring System) and Control Room systems like CCTV and DVM (Digital Video monitoring). • My key accountabilities: Lead a team of Engineers to Perform the Database Loading, Engineering Verification and SAT (Site Acceptance Test) of the Control and Protection Systems. Major Achievements: • Successfully completed the Installation and SAT on the System. • Supported the site teams in successful Commissioning and Start-up • Prepared As Built Documentation for the Control System • Performed Control System Hardware and Software Close-out.

  • Sr. / Lead DCS Engineer

    at Honeywell for Syncrude UE-1 Project, Calgary

    August 2001 - November 2001


    • My responsibilities include the Liaison with other disciplines like Electrical, Mechanical, and Piping etc. • Perform the design, Configuration, Procurement, and Testing (FAT) of Control Systems using Honeywell Total Plant Solutions (TPS) and Protection System using Modicon PLCs as per the requirements of 18 Process Plants. • My key accountabilities: Lead a team of Control Systems Designers and design the Control System for Syncrude UE-1 (Upgrader expansion) Plants and Co-ordinate the design with the Alliance EPCs like Fluor, SNC Lavalin, Jacobs, Colt Engineering etc and the Client Engineers. Major Achievements: • Successfully completed Design of Control and Protection Systems for Hydrogen Plant, Fuel & Natural Gas Plant, LGO Aromatic Saturation Plant and Froth Treatment Plant. • Completed Modernization of DCS from MFC to HPM of LGO Hydrotreater Plant, Comp. and H2 Recovery and Hydrogen Plant • Completed FAT of Systems to client satisfaction.

  • Instrument / Electrical Engineer

    at Celanese Chemicals, Singapore

    June 1999 - May 2001


    • My responsibilities include Calibration, Installation, Commissioning and Start-up of Instrumentation and Control System for Acid Plant. • My responsibilities also include the Maintenance of Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls Systems in Esters Plant. Major Achievements: • Successfully completed Installation, commissioning and start-up of Acid Plant Instrumentation and Control Systems. • Maintained the Electrical Systems, DCS, Shutdown system and Instrumentation safely without any trips of the plant. • Facilitated SIT (Safety Improvement Teams) Projects. • Designed and developed Reliability Improvement systems for Instrumentation and Electrical Systems. • Developed Instrument Database on Intools IDDS System.

  • Project Engineer / Project Manager

    at Honeywell Singapore

    December 1991 - June 1995


    • My key accountabilities include Implementation of DCS (TPS - Total Plant Solution) and SIS (Safety Instrumented Systems) Projects in Refineries, Chemical Plants and Product Loading stations. Major Achievements: • Completed Design, Engineering and FAT for Melaka Refinery Project. • Successfully Completed Re-Instrumentation and DCS Upgrade Project at Brunei Shell Petroleum. • Performed System upgrade from Honeywell TDC 2000 to TDC 3000 at Caltex Singapore. • Performed Design, Engineering, PLC Interface for Esso Production Malaysia Inc. • Performed Maintenance of Instrumentation and DCS for Petro-Chemical Singapore.

  • Project Engineer

    at Honeywell for KNPC Kuwait

    December 1988 - October 1990

    Muḩāfaz̧at al Aḩmadī

    • As a Project Engineer for Shuaiba Refinery of KNPC (Kuwait National Petroleum Company) Control Room Modernization Project, My key accountabilities include Site Survey, Design, Engineering, Configuration, Factory Order, FAT of the Control System and Graphics on Honeywell TDC 3000. Major Achievements: • Successfully collected the Plant data and designed the DCS System and Graphics in co-ordination with the Plant Operations. • Completed Factory Acceptance Test of DCS at Honeywell Phoenix, USA with the Client.

  • Project Engineer

    at Epic Inc. for KNPC Kuwait

    December 1986 - October 1988

    Muḩāfaz̧at al Aḩmadī

    Major Achievements: • Calibration, Installation, Commissioning, Start-up, maintenance of Instrumentation and Control Systems for Mina Abdulla Refinery.

  • Instrument Engineer

    at Gujarat Electricity Board, Wanakbori TPS, India

    July 1983 - October 1986

    Vadodara - Gujarāt

    Major Achievements : • Installation, Construction, Commissioning, Start-up, maintenance of Instrumentation and Control Systems for 210 x 6 MW Power Station in India.


  • B.E. (Honors), Electrical Engineering

    at Birla Institute of Technology and Scvience, Pilani (Rajasthan)

    1968 - 1973 (5 years)

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