Khadar S

Electrical Engineer - 17 Years of Experience


Electrical Engineer

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Career Highlights * Project Engineer for the Victoria Shipyard power upgrade, North substation, South Jetty renovation, Ship maintenance kiosks replacement, dry dock electrical equipment power distribution, lighting and grounding. * Project Engineer for the Public works and Government services Canada (PWGSC) submarine hanger power upgrade project. * Power System Analysis, Short Circuit Analysis, Arc Flash Analysis and Protective Device Coordination studies using the ETAP 14.1 software. * Feasibility studies for the capital planning and facility condition assessment using the I plan software. * Maintained 138KV high voltage Substation, transmission and distribution system for a chemical plant of 300 ton/day capacity. * Supervised 15 member multi discipline team to complete substation, switchgear and low voltage power distribution panel testing, installation and commissioning project. Supervised young engineers, technologists and technicians. * Maintained 24MW-300 MW Diesel and hydroelectric generating stations. * Maintenance of industrial electrical equipment, Transformers, power distribution control panels, motors and starters. * Experienced in preparing maintenance budget and schedule. * Coordinating with clients, consultants, contractors and internal departments (Architects, mechanical, civil and instrumentation) during different phases of Project-Initiating, execution and completing. Completed projects within budget and on time. * Provided technical support to the team in designing and maintenance of electrical and mechanical systems, HVAC, Boiler and pumps. * Excellent in project cost estimation, preparing tender and fee reports, conceptual and detailed design drawings, markups, project substantial completion walk through and change orders. * Improved the performance of High Voltage Substation by analysis of breakdown strength of Transformer oil, identifying and arresting of oil leaks, insulation resistance tests and voltage ratio tests. * Played a leadership role in safe and reliable operation of low voltage Substation, Switchgear and Panel boards. * Designed and Tested ABB, Schneider Electric, Siemens, General Electric Control panels rated from 1600 amps to 4000 amps. * As a member of preventive maintenance team at chemical plant, I have played a key role in developing and maintaining the plant as zero breakdown units in the year 2003-2004. * As a maintenance team leader, maintained electrical utility system effectively for Defense Base. (The Air Handling units and Chiller plant maintenance for tunnel cooling system). * Coordinated with utility and safety authority for the installation permits, incident reporting and safety at work place. Career Summary * AES Engineering, Vancouver, BC Canada Intermediate Electrical Engineer (July 2016 to Present) Key Responsibilities: * Design and project management for the Esquimalt graving dock South and West Jetty renovation, Dry dock power distribution and ship maintenance kiosk power, SCADA and communication. * Shipyard North substation power upgrade and switchgear replacement. * Cable sizing and Voltage drop calculations. * Single line drawings and panel schedules. * Coordinating with clients and contractors. * Project progress reviews, coordination meetings and project change orders and site instructions. * Power System Analysis, Short Circuit Analysis, Arc Flash Analysis and Protective Device Coordination studies. * Shop drawing review and approval. * Williams Engineering Canada, Abbotsford, BC Canada Electrical Engineer (Feb 2016 to June 2016) Key Responsibilities: * Building electrical equipment condition assessment and feasibility studies. * Coordinating with BC Hydro for power upgrade. * Coordinating with clients and contractors. * Shop drawing review and approval. * Electrical equipment condition assessment using the iplan software, analysis, preparing QA sheets and report. * Stantec Consulting Ltd. Victoria BC Canada Electrical Design Engineer (March 2014 to September 2015) Key Responsibilities: * Project management for the PWGSC submarine hanger power upgrade. * Preparing the Project estimation, reviewing the electrical equipment quotations. * Coordinating with BC Hydro for closed transition power generation and distribution system. * Building condition assessment for Public Works and Government Services Canada buildings Equipment. * Conducted site inspections, witnessed Generator, Control Panel and Transformers tests. * Coordinating with Architects, mechanical, civil and instrumentation departments for various projects. * Designed University of Victoria Civil Labs and spray booth control panel. * Project progress review for the Shaw Cables Hub room power Systems upgrade project. * Experienced in Conceptual Design-Feasibility study, Detailed Design and Construction Administration. * Preparing the capital spending requests based on the condition of the equipment. * BC Hydro, John Hart Generating Station, Campbell River, BC Canada Engineer 1 (June 2013 to Dec 2013) Key Responsibilities: * Preparing preventive maintenance instructions for Hydro Electric Generator Auxiliary equipment. * Preparing maintenance instructions for the Generator Governor, Pumps, Compressors and Motors. * Creating work orders. * Preparing the maintenance instructions for Power systems and Grounding. * National Gas and Industrialization Company, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Senior Electrical Engineer (Dec 2008 to May 2013) Key Responsibilities: * Preparing the project budget, capital spending requests, scheduling and monitoring the project work. * Providing the Engineering and production departments with engineering support. * Monitoring daily key operating and maintenance parameters for 7 gas plants in Saudi Arabia. * Verification of electrical codes and standards. Class, Division and Group verification for explosion proof areas. Ingress Protection Classification, National Fire Protection and Self Ignition Temperature Classification. * Indoor switchgear, Substation and power distribution project design, tendering and contracting. * Troubleshooting plant operational problems. * Developing Preventive Maintenance techniques for smooth operation of gas plants. * Conducting meetings for Engineers and Technicians to explain the targets and maintenance procedures according to the schedule. Managed 15-member team. * Maintained and Installed the MCC control panels, transformers, uninterrupted power supply system, generator and auto transfer switch, lighting and grounding system. * Maintained control system, relay and instrumentation panels for the liquefied petroleum gas process. * Maintenance of security system CCTV, Fire Alarm and Sound systems. * Ministry of Defense and Aviation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Electrical Engineer (Oct 2006 to Nov 2008) Key Responsibilities: * Monitoring daily key operating and maintenance parameters of 3MW Power Generation Plant. * Troubleshooting plant operational problems. * Developing Preventive Maintenance techniques for smooth operation of Defense base. * Conducting meetings for Engineers and Technicians to explain the targets and maintenance procedures according to the schedule. * Reviewing the operation of regulatory and advanced control systems. * Conducting firefighting and fire rescue demonstrations * Power generation planning as a member of Power generation planning team. * Maintenance of Security system CCTV, Fire Alarm and Sound systems. * Pepsi India Electrical Engineer (Feb 2005 to Aug 2005) Key Responsibilities: * Generation of 3MW Power for beverage plant process, operation and maintenance of plant. * Maintenance of low voltage Substation for reliable operation. * Management of machine control center control panel maintenance * Management of plant utility system maintenance. * Andhra Sugars, Chemical, Gas and Fertilizer Company, Kovvur, India Electrical Engineer (May 2001 to Feb 2005) Key Responsibilities: * Maintaining High, Medium and Low Voltage Substations. * Designing, Erection and Commissioning of 132/33KV substation of 24MW Power Plant. * Troubleshooting of low voltage Induction Motors and over hauling works. * Machine control center Panels Preventive maintenance. * Cable Laying and Termination. * Planning and conducting preventive maintenance works. * Electrical installations for sulfuric acid plant erection work




Madurai Kamaraj University India Electrical Engineering 2000 Bachelor Degree




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