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G.

Saminathan
Mobile: +974 33494588, Tel: +974 44820463, Email: samig2k@yahoo.co.in
Seeking a challenging assignment as

Senior Electrical Engineer / Senior Project Engineer / Asst. Manager


Target Sector: Power, Oil &Gas
Profile: A competent and dynamic Electrical Engineering professional with an perceptive experience of
over 10+ years, in electrical project planning and execution with reputed Power Generation companies.
Currently associated with LAHMEYER INTERNATIONAL, Doha, Qatar, in the capacity of Electrical
Engineer Protection & control.
Core Competencies: Electrical Project Planning ~ Instrumentation & Control ~Electrical Maintenance ~
Commissioning of Sub Stations ~ Site Supervision ~ Project Coordination ~ Resource Management ~
Technical Support ~ Team Management
Soft Skills: Focused ~ Thorough Subject Knowledge ~ Methodological Approach ~ Passion for Excellence
~ Good Communication Skills ~ Good Organizational and Team Leadership Skills

Professional Overview

A results-driven and technically competent professional with hands on experience of installation,


commissioning and maintenance of electrical equipments, systems & instrumentation with
competencies in reducing downtime and attractive operational efficiencies.
Successfully utilized state of art equipments, systems and technology in the MEP project execution.
Adept at identifying areas of breakdown and taking necessary step to rectify the equipment by applying
efficiently trouble shooting tools and methodologies.
Documented track record of success in spearheading challenging and complex projects and executing
them to the hand-over stage, despite hurdles.
Proficiency at grasping new technical concepts and implementing the same to improve equipment
functioning and efficiency.

Technical Competencies

Approved Commissioning engineer in the TRANSCO and ADDC network

Approved Commissioning engineer for Main protection relays of Siprotec in the SEC network.

Approved Commissioning engineer for Station Automation system(SAS) in the SEC network.

Approved Commissioning engineer for Static Var Compensator system (SVC) in the SEC network.

Approved Electrical engineer for Protection & SCS in KAHRAMAA network

Testing and commissioning of Line/Cable differential realys,Transformer protection relays, Distance


protection relays,Bus bar protection relays.(P545,7SD52,P633,RED670,P442,7UT61,SEL351L,7SS52)
Testing & Commissioning of Control and Protection Relay Panels covering the entire range of
Transmission Lines, Bus-Bars, Transformers, Generators, Reactors etc.,
Design co-ordination for EHV & HV refurbishment projects.
Commissioning of substations.
Commissioning of Substation Automation system
Commissioning of Static var compensator system
Testing & Commissioning of HV/EHV stations
Testing of all kinds of numerical protn. Relays
Control and Protn. Engineering co-ordination
CT/VT adequacy calculations
Implementation of Protection settings & testing.
Testing of LT control panels, relay panels, Switchgear Panels etc.

Key Functional Areas


Project Management
Managing all activities related to Project Management like coordination with site engineers, resource
planning, scheduling, monitoring the progress and ensuring that the project is executed in time and
within set budgeted cost.
Identifying critical activities for the project and giving topmost attention to resolve them within
scheduled time to avoid possible bottlenecks and delay in execution.
Budgeting, planning and indenting and mobilization of materials and manpower as per the requirement.
Operations / Maintenance
Handling the routine operations, preventive maintenance and trouble shooting activities to achieve high
productivity by reducing breakdown time.
Analyzing each process and machinery involved regarding their specified safety parameters to ensure
a safe working environment.
Conducting enquiries and investigations of failures, monitoring all the processes involved to take
corrective action.
Identifying areas and opportunities of improvement, recommending process modifications.
Erection & Commissioning
Anchoring erection & commissioning of machines & equipments and ensuring completion of project in
minimum turnaround time effective resource utilization to maximize the output.
Overseeing installation & commissioning as well as conducting inspections to ensure operational
effectiveness of utilities; planning & effectuating maintenance plans for machines and equipments
Performing root cause failure analysis of repetitive breakdowns occurring in the plant and taking
corrective measures for the same.
Team Management
Delegating duties to team members as per the project schedule,
Interacting with functional heads for obtaining a smooth workflow.
Monitoring the performances of team members and motivating them to complete the projects in the
given time and cost parameters.

Career Summary
Professional Experience
OCT 2012 Present

Electrical Engineer Protection & Control


LAHMEYER INTERNATIONAL ,QATAR

May2009 Sep 2012

Sr. Commissioning Engineer


ETHS , SIEMENS LTD, SUADI ARABIA

Sep 2006 - April 2009

Sr. Testing and Commissioning Engineer


ETA (PPD ),ABU DHABI ,UAE

May 2003 - August 2006

Testing and Commissioning Engineer


VOLTECH ENGINEERS PVT. LTD, INDIA.

Training
Undergone advanced training of AREVA Protection relays covering MICOM P44X & P54X Series
Riyadh ,Saudi Arabia
Undergone advanced training of SEL Protection relays covering (311L,351A,421) Riyadh ,Saudi
Arabia
Undergone advanced training of Siemens siprotec Protection relays covering 7SA522,7SD522
Riyadh ,Saudi Arabia

Undergone advanced training of Siemens siprotec Protection relays covering 7SA5,7SD,7UT,7SS


NUREMBERG ,GERMANY (2 weeks)
Undergone advanced training of Siemens STATION AUTOMATION SYSTEM SAS (SICAM PAS)
NUREMBERG ,GERMANY (2 weeks)
Undergone TWO Months On Job training training of Siemens STATION AUTOMATION SYSTEM
SAS (SICAM PAS) EARLONGAN ,GERMANY
Overseas experience:
Commissioning executed in QATAR (protection)
KAHRAMAA Phase VIII & X Power Projects.

Saliah Super (400/220/66/11 KV)


Bin Mahmood (66/11 KV)
Gharafa North (66/11KV)
Al-wajba south (66/11KV)
DIC (66/11KV)
Abu Sidra (132/11KV)
MOI (66/11KV)
LDS-3 (220/66/11 KV)
Uma l Ghab (66/11 KV)
Vegetable Market (66/11 KV)
Review of Design and Drawings as per Client Specifications
Testing and commissioning of Power Transformers of different ratings( 800 MVA to 40MVA)
Commissioning/Testing of control circuit of Grid Station Equipments like CB, CT, PT, Isolators
etc

Protection settings and relay coordination.

Review & approval of protection & control schematics for executing new & augmenting
existing PHASE-10 Substations of 400/220/132/66/11kv rating.
Trouble shooting of various problems related to Protection schemes.

Testing & commissioning of Relays of ABB, Siemens & Alstom, and ER.

Jobs Executed in ERLONGAN SIEMENS FACTORY IN GERMANY (SAS)


Projects:
10 J YANBU (380/110/13.8KVS/S), Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA
HAIL -2 (380/132/13.8KVS/S),

Client

SAFANIAH (380/230 KV S/S) ,

Client :

SEC, SAUDI ARABIA


SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

SCMS system ,network devices ,GPS device & serial hub installation
Software installation
Base design, signal list preparation
Creation of DIGSI project, definition & marshalling of DIGSI variables
Construction of BCU pictures, creation of CFC plans
Simatic WINCC graphic designer, construction of HMI pictures using SICAMPAS CC
Tag management ,Alarm & Event logging
Data base creation, PASCC configuration ,mapping
SCMS database simulation by usage of value viewer

SCADA simulation by IEC test


FAT & SAT test protocol preparation

Commissioning executed in SUADI(protection)


Projects:
NEW QASSIM -2 (9025) 380/132 /13.8 KV S/S at Qassim (Riyadh) Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

Power Plant 10 (9023) 380/132 KV S/S at Riyadh Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

Power Plant 9 (9019) 380/132 KV S/S at Riyadh Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

QURRAYAT power Plant (380KV/132KV/13.8 KV) ( S/S 9035) Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

380 KV,132 KV,13.8 KV GIS Equipment ,CT,VT Testing & Scheme Checks
380 KV,132 KV,13.8 KV Relay panel Scheme Checks
380KV,132 KV, Bus Bar Protection Scheme Checks, Stability & Sensitivity Checks, REF
setting Calculation, Argus-1 ,argus-7 Relay Testing
P143,7SJ62 ,P821,2DABT,MFAC34, Directional, Non Directional , 7VK 611 relay Testing
SEL 311L, 7SA522 & P443,P442 Distance Relays, 7SD 522,RED 670 & P543 Line
Differential Relay, 7UT61,P633,RET670 Transformer Differential Relay ,bus bar protection
relay 7SS52 , 7VE611 Frequency relay Testing
200 MVA , Transformer Testing, Scheme test with (differential & restricted earth fault
protections) stability checks
125V battery Systems, LVAC Testing & Scheme Checks

Commissioning executed in SUADI(SVC)


Projects:
(8800) 132 KV Capacitor bank S/S at Qassim Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA
SVC Afif (S/S 8603)

Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

SVC Hitteen (S/S 9005) Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

380 KV,132 KV,33KV GIS Equipment, CT,VT Testing & Scheme Checks
132 KV Relay panel Scheme Checks
380 KV,132 KV ,33kV Bus Bar Protection Scheme Checks, Stability & Sensitivity Checks
7UT635,SEL 351A,7SJ62 relay testing
33 KV,21.5 KV Capacitor, reactor ,resistor , disconnector ,earth switch testing
Filter tuning test
125V battery Systems, LVAC Testing & Scheme Checks
SIMATIC TDC data base creation, Mapping ,configuration process
WIN CC graphical display creation
Network switch configuration
Signal list preparation & verification
Interlock preparation & verification

Commissioning executed in SUADI (SAS)


Projects:
MODON ALKARJ 132 KV/33 KV ( S/S 8714) Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

QURRAYAT power Plant (380KV/132KV/13.8 KV) ( S/S 9035) Client: SEC, SAUDI ARABIA

SCMS system ,network devices ,GPS device & serial hub installation
Software installation
Creation of DIGSI project, definition & marshalling of DIGSI variables
Construction of BCU pictures, creation of CFC plans
Simatic WINCC graphic designer, construction of HMI pictures using SICAMPAS CC
Tag management ,Alarm & Event logging
Data base creation, GOOSE configuration
PASCC configuration ,mapping
Signal list verification

Commissioning executed in ABUDHABI,UAE


NEW 220/33/11 KV S/S at Ramah (Abu Dhabi), Consultant: SWED POWER, Client : ADWEA
NEW 220/33/11 KV S/S at Gayathy (Abu Dhabi), Consultant: SWED POWER, Client : ADWEA
132/11 KV S/S at Delmah (Abu Dhabi) Consultant: MML , Client : ADWEA
220/132 KV S/S at Shuwaihat (Abu Dhabi) Consultant: MML , Client : ADWEA

220 KV,132KV,33 KV,11 KV GIS Equipment Testing & Scheme Checks


220 KV,132KV,33 KV Relay panel Scheme Checks
220 KV,132KV,33 KV,11 KV Bus Bar Protection Scheme Checks, Stability & Sensitivity
Checks, REF setting Calculation, Argus-1 ,argus-7 Relay Testing
7SJ61,7SJ62 Directional, Non Directional , 7VK 611 Synchronizing relay relay Testing
7VE611 Frequency relay Testing
140 MVA , 20 MVA,1000 KVA Transformer Testing, Scheme test with (differential &
restricted earth fault protections) stability checks
110V battery Systems, LVAC Testing & Scheme Checks

Domestic experience:

Projects:
2X500 MW Tarapur Atomic Power Project client: (NPCIL) supplied by L&T ECC India
Commissioning ,Operations & maintenance.
2X120 MW Thermal Power Station Refurbishment work client: (CSEB) Korba, Chhattisgarh
supplied by SIEMENS India- Commissioning ,Operations & maintenance.
66/11 kV Switchyards Client: Birla Textile Mills, Himachal Pradesh Through SIEMENS- Erection &
commissioning
6.6KV/0.433KV Sub Station Client: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Bombay,
ThrougH L&T ECC
6.6kv switchgear systems Client: Gas Authority of India LTD (GAIL), Uttar Pradesh. Through
ALSTOM
66/11 KV Substation. Client: North Delhi Power Corporation Ltd (NDPL), Delhi. Through ABB
66/11 KV Substation.
Karnataka. Through ABB

Client: Karnataka Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (KPTCL),

400/220 KV Substation at Amritsar Client: POWER GRID CORPORATION INDIA LTD (PGCIL),
Through L&T ECC
400/220 KV Substation at Jalandar
(PGCIL), Through L&T ECC

Client: POWER GRID CORPORATION INDIA LTD

Executed Testing & Commissioning of:

630 MVA Generator Transformer Test, 35 MVA Unit Transformer,70 MVA Start up
Transformer ,315 MVA Auto Transformer Scheme test with (differential & restricted earth
fault protections) stability checks, 21KV/240V Neutral Grounding Transformers
21 kV Integrated phase Bus duct (IPBD).CT,VT Testing
Generator Protection relays co-ordination, GTTM 22 Over fluxing Protection.
MBCH 16 Overall Diff. Protection, KBCH 140 Diff. Protection GT, U.T & SUT s
MICOM 123 O/C & E/F Protection, MICOM 127 DIR O/C & E/F Protection
MFVUM 21 Under/Over Frequency, CTIGM 15 over Current during Starting Relay.
400 kV &220KV Fast / slow Transfer device Comm. Co-ordination
24 KV & 19.1KA Generator Circuit Breaker Scheme Test & Comm. Co-ordination
21 KV GCB/ 400 KV Bus Coupler/400 KV GTCB Synchronizing Scheme Comm.
Co-ordination
Executed Testing & Commissioning of HT (up to 3.5 MW) & LT Motors 6.6 kV Switchgear
panels, PCCs, HT/LT Motors, O/C & E/F Protection relays & MOTPRO Motor Protection
Relays CTMM&CTNM
Executed Testing & Commissioning of 11 kV, 6.6 kV Switchgear panels, PCCs, HT/LT
Motors, MICOM 121 O/C & E/F Protection relays & MOTPRO Motor Protection Relays
SPAJ 110C O/C & E/F Protection, 7SJ600 Thermal Over Load Protection
SPAJ 112C Restricted Earth Fault Protection.,7SJ5111 O/C & E/F Protection

Education
Course

Institution

Year of Passing

Bachelor of
Engineering
(Electrical
&Electronics)

Sri Muthu Kumaran Institute of Technology


(Madras University) Chennai.

April 2003

Personal Details
Fathers Name :
C .Ganapathy
Passport number: E9020334
Date of Issue : 21.04.2004
Permanent Address

Driving License :

Qatar ,Saudi

Date of Birth : 21-06-1982


Place of Issue: Trichy
Date of expiry : 20/04/2014
No.2.87B, North Street, Thamarankottai,
Pattukkottai, Thanjavur (Dist) 614613
00914373 283838
Marital status: Married