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About me:

An Engineering Graduate with 12years of experience in Offshore/Onshore projects in Engineering, Design, FEED, Instrumentation & Control, Project Planning & Execution, Installation and Refinery Shutdown, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, start-up and Technical Services. Strong analytical, management, communication and organizational skills. Previously worked with ALTRAD/ADYARD Abu Dhabi LLC with ADNOC offshore projects as a Project Engineer-E&I. Proficient in managing the Engineering, Design, FEED, Project management, Risk Management, 3D model workshop, Project Execution, installation, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and start-up, testing & maintenance of a wide range of Process Control, Instrumentation & Control Systems. Adept in conducting tests, streamlining processes to facilitate smooth operations, reduce costs & enhance productivity for enhanced operations. Skilled in Engineering, Design, FEED, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning of Instrumentation & Control systems & calibration of various instruments in process variables such as Level, Pressure, Flow and Temperature.


  1. Bachelor of Engineering in Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  2. Post graduate Diploma in Automation
  3. Project Management professional (PMP)




Client: ADNOC OFFSHORE Central Island


  • Responsible to assist the Project manager for interfaces and follow ups within ADYARD and client for accomplish of the project. 
  • Assist PM in day-to-day project activities.
  • Coordinate and expedite between departments.
  • Specialized in organizing, administrating, coordinating of all elements in the construction process.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, plus ability to manage a team of varied disciplines.
  • Hands on Experience in Oil & Gas Projects ‐ E&I Engineering, Planning, Construction and Procurement.
  • Overseeing day to day operations of the project and monitors the work progress.
  • Clearly understanding the scope of project and preparation of project plan and schedules.
  • Focal point with client for all manpower, resources coordination.
  • Worked with vendors to complete projects according to schedule and specifications & negotiated to reduce the budget up to 15%.
  • Improved team productivity by 40% through diligent procedures and work instructions
  • Supporting project manager in the project management, implement cost control technics.
  • Managing all project elements ‐ engineering, construction, procurement, T&C and final hand over.
  • Succeeded in managing the project within budget and time.
  • Monitor critical activities based on the project schedule and advise management.
  • Participate in project meetings and discussions with the Client as required.
  • Tracking project actual cost versus budgeted cost.
  • Follow up with clients on routine matters.
  • Coordinated between site construction and yard fabrication.
  • Prepared and submitted documents to ADNOC team for Barge inspection

Current Projects: Berri Gas Plant, King Fahad Industrial Port, Jubail Saudi Aramco. (Offshore)

  • LSTK Project-BI-10-000688: Upgradation of Sulfur forming & Export Facilities. 

Client: Saudi Aramco


  • FAT, SAT, Pre-commissioning and commissioning activities.
  • CDR, PDR review to comply with Saudi Aramco Material Specification and Standards for DCS/ Control System Hardware and Software.
  • Involve in Interposing Relay Panel (IRP) design and manufacturing.
  • Modification in the existing Control System hardware to meet the customers’ needs.
  • DCS-Yokogawa Centum VP, Prosafe ESD, Triconix ESD System hardware integration, Interposing Relay Panel Design and Integration.
  • Review and preparation of loop drawings, cause and effect documentation, Instrument index, DCS / PLC’s, I/O list, Instrument Datasheet, Junction Box Termination detail, Cable Schedule, Cause and Effect Table, Functional Logic diagram, Level Sketches, Loop folder, P&ID’s, Hook ups, As-built Documentation.
  • To establish design criteria and specifications for Control Systems & Instrumentation in accordance with the project requirements with JACOB ZATES.
  • Identify & analyse design changes & modify design drawings & documents accordingly with JACOBS.
  • Modifications/addition of High Sensitivity Smoke Detector FSL-751 in the existing NOTIFIER Fire Alarm System.

Dec’15- June’ 17 with Saudi Aramco Riyadh Refinery through M.R Al Khathlan EPC Company as a Project Engineer Instrumentation

Projects: Riyadh Refinery, Saudi Aramco. (LSTK Projects)

  • LSTK Project-BI-10-000787: Upgrade Open Drainage System& installation & Pre-commissioning of new API separator at Saudi Aramco, Riyadh Refinery.
  • LSTK Project-BI-10-001091: Upgrade Close Drainage & Dewatering System at Saudi Aramco, Riyadh Refinery.
  • Shutdown activity of Riyadh Refinery for 90 days.

Client: Saudi Aramco


  • Execution & Monitor total instrumentation & Electrical activity as per scope of work.
  • Identify and notification of change order scope.
  • Preparation of change order notification to Saudi Aramco.
  • Involve procurement, NMR review, redline drawings preparation.
  • Preparation of technical query regarding missing information.
  • Witness the Inspection and Testing of DCS System, ESD System and Interposing Relay Panels. 
  • Extensively involve in the procurement activities of Control System, Gas Detection System, ESD, Field Instruments, Cables, Valves and Accessories etc. 
  • Handle the tasks of preparing and maintaining system instrument databases as well as preparing project workflow and estimation of project budget.
  • Performed the responsibilities of preparing graphics for control systems to meet the system requirements.
  • During the Construction phase, assist in ensuring that technical standards and specifications are complied with work execution.

Feb’14-Aug’15 with LARSON & TOUBRO through LEASECON QATAR as Instrumentation Engineer

Key Project Handled

Project: Export Gas Compression Facilities Upgrade, Ras Laffan Qatar (HRSG & GAS Turbines upgrade)

Client: Dolphin Energy Ltd.

Role: Handled a gamut of project related activities encompassing;

  • End to end project management from planning to site mapping to monitoring on-site activities & final execution of projects.
  • Monitored projects with respect to Cost, Resource Deployment, Time over-runs and Quality Compliance to ensure execution of projects within the time & cost parameters.
  • Handled instrumentation operation for a wide range of control systems & instruments.
  • Reviewed & prepared project documents instrument datasheet, junction box details, cable schedule, cable tray layout, instrument location layout, ITR/SS/CCR equipment layout, hook-up drawings, fire & gas layout, telecommunication layout, functional design specification, instrument index, i/o list, cause & effect table, functional logic diagram and loop diagram. 
  • Involved in preparation of method statements & manual for EPIC contracts to ensure compliance with Codes, Standards and Company requirements.
  • Handled installation, calibration of instruments like transmitters, pressure switches, level switches, control valves, temperature sensor, fire & gas detector, ultrasonic flow meter & element and motor operated valves.
  • Involved in installation & commissioning of;
  • Cable tray, Panel, JB, Cable Laying, Earthing, Panel Wiring, glanding, Termination, Tubing.
  • Field instrument, instrument panels, package instruments/panels, gas metering custody transfer system.
  • Gas detectors IR detector point type and open path, Catalytic type gas detector, Heat detector,  smoke detector, Beam detector, VESDA, VESDA duct type.

Jun’12-Jan’14 with Makamin Petroleum Services Company as Project Engineer/Instrumentation Engineer

Key Project Handled

Project: Low Pressure Production Header(Installation &commissioning); Installation of MPFM (Multi Phase Flow Meter) and PDHMS installation and commissioning.

Client: Saudi Aramco

Role: Looked after various activities including.

  • Support Instrument maintenance team in planning/execution of preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance and field testing when required.
  • Visit the work sites, investigate and analyze complex technical issues to resolve maintenance problems.
  • Provide technical support to the field supervisors, contractor's supervisors and technicians when required in their respective areas to implement the job safety and cost effectively to the specified quality standards
  • Handled business development & project management activities; coordinated with clients for new project scope in particular for FEED and supervised structural fabrication.
  • Responsible for managing the manpower & equipment chart according to the requirement of the project; prepared technical queries & proposal.

Jul’09-May’12 with Das Offshore Engineering Pvt. Ltd. as Instrument Engineer

Key Project Handled

Client: Hindustan Petroleum Co. Ltd.

Role: Handled various activities pertaining to;

  • Involved in calibration, loop checking, testing& overhauling of various process instruments, level switches, level controller, control valve, pressure transmitter, level transmitter, flow transmitter and temperature transmitter.
  • Handled instrumentation-SCADA & RTU’s operation.
  • Looked after maintenance activities like troubleshooting, shutdown valve, and blow down valves and repairing of instrumentation & instruments bench calibration.
  • Oversaw maintenance of below instruments,
  • Different type of transmitters, pneumatic transmitter, analysers and conductivity transmitters, I/P & E/P, Control valves, ON OFF valves, all type PSV, Vibration switches & Process switches
  • Type of I/P converter (Foxboro, Masoneilan, Honeywell, Fisher, Rosemount, ABB) & standard calibration in instrument lab & complex
  • Handled preventive maintenance, trouble shooting of turbine boiler instrumentation and loops; involved in configuration of Electronics PID (Honeywell, Foxboro and Yokogawa) controllers. 
  • Pressured leak test for impulse tubing, ESD system Fusible plug, Valves seat leak testing, pressure gauges, vacuum gauges, compound gauges & temperature gauges; calibration for Hydro testing crew.
  • Responsible for checking of Sensors, Limit switches, Solenoids, Proximity switches, Pneumatic Relays, Boosters, Trip valves & Transducers. 
  • Preventive Maintenance of plant instrumentation.

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