senior instrumentation technician
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Experience: 11 years
Relocation: Yes - Internationally
To achieve a challenging position in Instrumentation and Control in your
organization with distinct job in an environment which promotes growth prospects.
M/S Al Meer Technical Services Co. Kuwait is a contracting company in Kuwait. They are dealing with construction and maintenance contracts in all fields of engineering through out Kuwait and rest of the middle east. I joined the company in Dec 2007 as an Senior Instrument Foreman for their instrumentation and control maintenance contract with M/s Kuwait National petrochemical Company (KNPC), Mina Ahmadi Refinery, Kuwait.
I am a KNPC traind and athorised executor of jobs in the KNPC work permit authorisation system. As a senior instrument foreman, reporting to the KNPC engineer, am responsible for the maintenance activities of the Gas plant. Primary responsibilities include day to day break down and preventive maintenance of 7 Boilers, 3 trains of LPG plant.
ƒæ Supervise and lead a group of foremen and mechanics for day to day break down, planed shut down and preventive maintenance of Boilers and 3 Trains of LPG plant. Maintenance involves fault diagnosis and trouble shooting, calibration, installation and commissioning activities of all field instruments of equipments such as Turbine, Compressor, Pump, Heater related Instrumentation.
ƒæ Planing and execution of preventive and corretive maintenance and annual shut down activities in co- ordination with the operation department.
ƒæ Logic sequence checking, loop checking, function checks and trouble shooting of the control systems equipped with foxboro I/A series DCS , August TMR (2oo3), Triconex ESD systems
ƒæ Installation, calibration and trouble shooting of Machine Monitring System.(MMS) from Bently Neveda 3300 series vibration moniters.
ƒæ Co-ordination with the vendors and conntractors who are involved in the modification of existing systems and new projects in concerned area of the plant.
ƒæ Allocation of spare local JBs, spare FBMs and its points and preparation of loop wiring digrams.
ƒæ Analysing and preparing reports of the availability of spares and submiting necessary desk top requisitions.
ƒæ Familiar in Maximo system following in KNPC which involves ordering spares through direct charge/stocked items , raising purchase requisition, labour reporting etc.
Pre-Degree Course from Mahatma Gandhi University,Kerala.(1992-1994)
Diploma in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering (3 years) First class with Honours, (78%) from State Boad of Technical Education and Training, Government of Tamil Nadu. (1994-1997
Skills & attributes
ƒæ Reading P&I diagrams, Loop Wiring diagrams, Interlock diagrams, cause and effect diagrams, function Logic diagrams (FLD) etc.for process plants.
ƒæ Having knowledge on Hazardous areas/ classifications for safe execution of jobs.
ƒæ Installation, loop checking, logic sequence checking, Pre commissioning and commissioning of various types of field instruments and sytems
ƒæ Hands on experience in all type of transmittrs for messurements like flow, perssure, temperature, level, speed, vibration and analyzers.
ƒæ Conventional and smart type of trnsmitters of Rosemount,Yokogava, Foxboro, ABB, Honeywell and Moor makes.
ƒæ Calibration of Level trols, DLC3000, DP transmitters, temperature transmitters, Mass flow meters, Flow computers, Control valves (Fisher, masoneilan,valtec. Ete.) with electo pnumatic/smart and pnumatic positioners. (DVC 6000,SVI), PH, Conductivity, Oxygen, disolved Oxygen analyzers.
ƒæ On- Off valves, MOVs , Switchs.
ƒæ Having basic computer proficiency in Ms Office, Maximo, CMMS.
Familiarised control systems
DCS Systems : Foxboro I/A series DCS, Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS, Rosemount RS 3.
ESD systems : Triconex, August A.B.B,
PLC : Allen Bradly, Seimens
Vibration Monitor : Bentley Neveda 3300.
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