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Jhad AbdulSalam Hanon 

ICSS / SIS Lead Engineer


FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland), Electrical, Control and Instruments Engineer with more than 7 years of experience in multiple projects that includes Construction, Commissioning, and maintenance phases in instrumentation side and implementing & configuring large DCS and safety systems upgrade projects side,Integration of  the ICSS, and perform work for the FAT, Pre-SAT and SAT of control and safety systems, Member of the ISA, Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control MInstMC,  Member of the Institution of Engineering Technology MIET, and a Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers IEEE.


University Of Technology - Iraq

Sep 2008Jul 2012

Bachelor of Science In Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Work History

Mar 2014Present

ICSS / SIS Lead Engineer

  • Conduct and participate FAT for ExxonMobil West Qurna 1 Stabilization Project.
  • Attend & participate in FAT for Kuwait Oil Company " Extending existing DeltaV system with 3 Cabinets of I.S CHARMs" in Emerson's Staging Area, Main Role: HW/SW Modifications & Configuration.
  • Attend and conduct FAT for West Qurna 2 Oil Project Phase 2 in South Korea, Busan.
  • Years O&M Work In West Qurna 2 Lukoil Upstream Early Oil Production Project.
  • Modified and implemented changes after FAT upon request.
  • Graphic Configuration and Logic Modification Upon client request.
  • Responsible for Installation, Startup, Testing, Commissioning & Maintenance of DCS.
  • Database Backup & Recovery Configuration, Cleaning and Management.
  • Troubleshooting in DeltaV DCS software & hardware problems.
  • Conducting DCS Hardware Systems Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) - Cabinets Inspection, Controllers & Power Supplies redundant test, IO Cards channel testing, Controller & IO Carriers inspection, Wiring & Termination Inspection, Network Interconnection & Testing.
  • Alarms & Events reports analyzing and filtration.
  • Controllers Firmware upgrade and diagnostics check.
  • MDOBUS PLC devices data-sets registers  addressing and Landing Modules Configuration.
  • Weekly maintenance visits to West Qurna 2 Gas Turbine Power Plant and perform logic and graphics modifications upon request for 1.5 Years.
  • Commissioning and startup for the CVCS in Qurainat Rumaila with British Petroleum.
  • SAT, Startup and Commissioning, including Loop-Checks, Functionality checks and software signals check for the Slug Catcher system project in North Rumaila with Shell Iraq Petroleum Development.
  • VIM Network Configuration and smart DeltaV Switches management.
  • After FAT & SAT Activities + Commissioning for Shell Majnoon Slug Catcher Project.
  • SAT & Commissioning activities for Weatherford Hammar Project.
  • Site Commissioning + Engineering Implementation for "Ventech - TTOPCO" CPF - II .

Oct 2012Mar 2014

Instruments & Control Engineer

5 Units Siemens SGT5-4000F power Plant with BOP stations " Water
treatment & Gas Station".

  • Determined instruments and their specifications for Testing & Calibration.
  • Evaluated drawings and data that were submitted by vendor.
  • Termination Check for hard wire and communication cable signals.
  • Coordinated with various engineering disciplines for completion of work.
  • Responsible for performing termination & continuity checks.
  • Loop check from field side and from control system side "SPPA-T3000".
  • Visit client and vendor offices for design reviews and to plant site locations for construction coordination and field verification of designs.
  • Work on project teams with instrumentation and control engineers involved in the design of distributed control systems, modifications to existing power generation facilities and plant controls.
  • Fiber Optic Termination, pulling and optical loss measurement for both sides.
  • Pre-commissioning and commissioning for control system in "Water Treatment, Gas Turbine to Central Control Building".
  • Installation, maintenance, calibration and loop check of field instruments, PID controllers, and transmitters used for measuring Level, Pressure, Flow, and Temperature.


Rumaila Operating Organization / South & North Rumaila Degassing Stations - BP              June-2014 to Present
  • ROO Have 7 Degassing Stations in South Rumaila and 7 Degassing Stations in North Rumaila that has been operating for long time ago, Recently ROO Implemented DeltaV Control System to the old Degassing stations and it's being integrated to the whole plants gradually to be all controlled by the DCS.
  • Rumaila Oild Field is considered as the largest Oil Field in Iraq with 1.4 BPD of Export.
  • As for now 12 Degassing Stations have TFM "Tank Farm Monitoring System" and CVCS "Crash Valve Control System" which is implemented on each train of each Degassing Station and being integrated by time due to process.
  • the 13th & 14th Degassing Station has TFM, CVCS and DCS and being integrated gradually accoring to the process.
  • Totally 14 DeltaV Systems and controlled separately according the Degassing Stations needs and design.
  • Maintenance work including checking system diagnostics, reporting system status, report system alarms, Control Valves Tuning, Database backups.
  • Help, Instruct & Support the control Room Operators to be more familiar with the DCS.

TTOPCO TaqTaq CPF II Commissoning & Startup                                                                                April-2016 to June-2016
  • TTOPCO is the Operation Company for TaqTaq Area in Kurdistan which is rich with Oil.
  • TaqTaq CPF II consists of 2 trains with a capability of 90000 Export BPD and with around 5000 DSTs.
  • Commissioning and re-configuring system database and philosophy for Water Heater Starting procedure and for the SRU "Sulfur Recovery Unit" startup.
  • Loop checking for Instruments at site and change the ranges, Set points in the system accordingly as per customer's needs.
  • Serial Communication with ABB's MCC through VIM TCP/IP - RS485 communication and check the health of all signals.
  • SIS Configuration and changes along with adding new C&E as per project extension.
  • Adding Serial communication for signals that are coming from TaqTaq CPF I that's being controlled by Yokogawa and successfully getting the signals by VIM / Serial Communication.
  • Burner Management System "BMS" Logic Implementation and modifications as per customer's requirements.
Shell Iraq Petroleum Development FCP Majnoon Gas Slug Catcher Construction, Commissioning & Startup                                         August-2015 to January-2016
  • The project consists of 700 DSTs and its main purpose to transfer the Gas that's coming from Majnoon Oil Field to Rumaila Gas Power Plant.
  • Work was Commissioning + Startup for the system and Database replacement and reconfigure system logic and graphics as per SIPD's MOCs, Configure the trends and add new signals to the project.
  • Serial Communication through modbus RS485  with the Air Compressor PLC of the plant.
  • Pre-SAT and SAT, Loop checks and tested all the instruments, loops and devices that are connected to the system.
  • Split Range Logic configuration and IO re-allocation as per customer's requirements.
  • Cause and Effect Testing for ESD and FGS Signals.
  • Instruct and train the operation team and guide them through the system and how to deal and react with the alarms and events.
  • implement cyber-security rules (Locking USBs, DVD Drives, Ethernet ports, etc..)
  • Backup and recovery using Windows server features.
ExxonMobil Iraq Limited West Qurna 1 DS06 DS07, and DS08 Projects: MT ins, DS8C, M130, M127, IOT and DS7C November-2016 to Present
  • The system controls the main utilities in DS06 "Fresh Wash Water Pumps and compressors, Train C D&D, system have 3000 DSTs and it consists of PCS, ESD & FGS signals.
  • Upgrade the DeltaV Systems from version 12.3 to 13.3.1.
  • Commission new controllers and modify graphics following datasheets, System architecture drawings and IO Allocations.
  • F&G System Power-up, Commissioning, C&E testing and detectors testing.
  • ESD System Power-up, Commissioning, C&E testing, Philosophy and narrative testing.
  • Alarm Philosophies discussions and implementation as per Alarm system philosophy.
  • BMS Commissioning and startup.
  • Fiber Optics Communication checks and fixing the connections as per system architecture and FO connections diagrams.
  • Backup & Recovery Plans using Acronis.
  • Cyber security applications and implementation.
  • Modbus TCP/IP Devices configurations and modifications as per site requirements.

TAQA Atrush CPF PSAT Oil PipelineProject Commissioning & Startup                                         June-2017 to August-2017
  • The project consists of 200 DSTs,
    Main PCS is controlled by SCADA and
    ESD is controlled by DeltaV SIS, All signals are ESD & Serial Modbus signals.
  • Pre-Commissioning and
    Commissioning for F&G System and
    ESD System along with Cause & Effect
    modification and graphics
    implementation according to
    customer's MOC's.
  • Startup and simulation of trip signals
    and test them with the site team.
  • logic change and adding signals as
    per customer's requests.
  • Startup overrides and MOS
    implementation to the project.
  • Serial communication with the SCADA
    and the Main CPF DCS System
    through RS485 & RS232.

Weatherford/ ENI Early Production OilFields "Hammar, Rafidiya, & Zubair"Pre-Commissioning, Startup, Manintenance &Operation                                                                       February-2016 to December-2016
  • Weatherford is the EPC Company for ENI which have 3 new IPFs and all are controlled by DeltaV Control System with about 10000 DSTs, System consists of DCS, ESD & FGS siganls.
  • Pre-SAT and SAT Activities + Commissioning and loop checking for the 3 sites.
  • Logic implementation + Graphics modifications were implemented according to the customer's needs with MOCs.
  • Firmware upgrade for all the controllers, hotfixes installation for all workstations.
Lukoil Oil Company WQ2 Mishrif CPF& GTPP   August-2014 to March-2016
  • Maintenance for the control system which have about 14000 DSTs distributed among 9 Trains, 7 WellPads and Auxiliary equipments, the system consists of DCS & SIS which goes into ESD & FGS signals.
  • The system consists of wide variety of signals "Hardwired" & Soft "Serials" including VIM Communication.
  • Maintenance work was including logic modifications, Graphics modifications, Hardware replacement including "IO Cards, Controllers".
    Also Flash upgrading controllers and IO Cards, Hotfix Installation for the workstations.
  • Preventive Maintenance including Cabinet inspection, Cabinet's air filters replacement, Workstations cleaning.
UNAOIL PS1, Tuba & Zubair Power Plants         September-2015 to April-2016
  • UNAOIL was responsible for the construction, commisioning and startup of 3 power plants, the DCS of these plants is DeltaV which communciate with the turbine PLC via MODBUS  serial communication.
  • Configured all serial communication links and their related Landing modules in the system and established communication with the switch-gear, turbine and the CAT generators.
  • support the commissioning activities with the site team.
  • graphics and logic modifications as per customer's requests.


TÜV Rheinland


FS Engineer (TÜV Rheinland)

  • 17072/18, SIS

Emerson Automation Solution


SIS Lead

Emerson Automation Solutions


Networking & Operating System Associate

  • 7027 DeltaV Networking and Administration Course, CEUs: 3.2.
  • Networking Course.
  • Microsoft Windows 7 configuration course.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Domain and roles course.
  • Backup and recovery course.

Emerson Automation Solutions


DeltaV Backup & Recovery Professional

  • Acronis Backup and recovery course.
  • automated patch management course.

Emerson Automation Solutions


DeltaV Hardware/Power Grounding Associate

  • 5590 Power & Grounding for Electronics Course.
  • Cabinet Grounding testing, Auditing, and analyzing.

Emerson Automation Solutions


AMS Suite Intelligent Device Manager Professional

  • 7020 AMS Device Manager Course, CEUs: 2.1.
  • HART & FF Device Calibration and Testing with AMS Embedded DeltaV.

Emerson Automation Solutions

Jun 2014

DeltaV SIS Service Professional

  • Course 7305 DeltaV SIS Implementation, CEUs: 3.2.
  • SP101 Project Procedures.
  • SE201 Safety Engineering Overview.
  • 5590 Power & Grounding for Electronic Systems.
  • CYbersecurity course.
  • Prepare and submit Power & Grounding Report

Emerson Automation Solutions

Mar 2014

DeltaV Field Service Associate

  • Course 7018 DeltaV Hardware & Troubleshooting, CEUs: 2.8.
  • Course 7009 DeltaV Operate Implementation, CEUs: 3.2.
  • Basic Troubleshooting Course include "Controller, IO, Software, Communication and Operator interface"
  • Basic Cyber Security Assessment Course.
  • Process Control Fundamentals Training Course.

Emerson Automation Solutions


Cyber-security Assessment Associate 

  • Cyber-security Course.
  • Cyber-security questionnaire and discussions with the clients.
  • Cyber-security final assessment report and submission to the client.

Qualifications, Skills & Trainings

  • Member of the Institute of Measurement & Control MInstMC.
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering &Technology MIET.
  • Member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers.
  • Practitioner member at the Iraqi Engineers Union.
  • Computer (MATLAB, Office, Photoshop, Visual Basic, IFIX).
  • Familiar with Control Protocols such as HART,Modicon's MODBUS, and Foundation FieldBus.
  • Good knowledge of different control and safety systems (SIS, LDS, DCS, HMI & SCADA).
  • Skilled to work with various control and safety systems. 
  • Profound knowledge of field instruments and specifications.
  • Good knowledge of power generation, distribution, and transmission systems.
  • Good organizational listening, motivating & communication skills.
  • Well versed in electrical components and electrical control systems.
  • Ability to work well in both a team environment and individual environment.
  • Collaborative, Self-Assured and quick learner of new system.
  • Team player with a quick learning capability.
  • Familiar with Upstream, Midstream & Downstream Procedures.
  • Dell Desktops and Servers Certified.
  • Process Control Fundamentals Training Course.
  • Course in Siemens DCS SPPA-T3000 Application and operation Interface.
  • Team Building Training.
  • R3 Service Training.
  • Cisco Network Course in SkillSoft Institute.
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration OS Certified.