Jijesh Gopalakrishnan

  • Dubai United Arab Emirates

Project Manager / Lead Electrical Engineer

Summary

Around 12 year Experience in Project & Multidisciplinary Engineering and delivery management for multi million dollar EPC Oil and Gas Offshore and Onshore projects for Brownfield and Greenfield starting with FEED to project delivery, for the client, consultant and for EPC contractor, in multicultural and diversified workforce environment. Experienced in Project management, Electrical Engineering and exposure to FEED, Basic and Detailed engineering.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Present

Project Manager / Lead Electrical Engineer

Hunt Guillot and Associates

ESD skid package for Shaikhan field

CLIENT : GULF KEYSTONE PEROLEUM INTERNATIONAL

  • Manage all the Engineering, procurement and Fabrication Activities for 2 Nos. Emergency shutdown skid packages complete with PLC.
  • Interface with Engineering management relating to day to day project engineering issues
  • Develop scopes for Project activities
  • Prepare progress reports
  • Identify, develop and communicate project objectives, requirements and scopes of work
  • Ensure compliance with contracts
  • Manage Accounts for timely submission of Invoices
  • Manage Procurement Activities
  • Identify, monitor and communicate critical path activities to management
  • Provide a Document Control System
  • Maintain Control of Project budget
  • Develop, maintain, and execute the plan
  • Coordinate with subcontractors / Fabricators / Third Party Inspection Agencies / Vendors
  • Coordinate evaluation of bid proposals

CNG STATION AT ROCKLEDGE AND DORAL

CLIENT: AGL RESOURCES, FLORIDA

  • Preparation of Cable sizing calculations and Bill of Materials.
  • Generator Sizing
  • Preparation of Technical Bid Evaluation for various electrical items on the project.
  • Preparation of Single line diagrams, Interconnection Diagrams and related supporting documents and drawings.
  • Design of Area Lighting and Earthing for the CNG Station.

ATLANTIC SUNRISE EXPANSION PROJECT – COMPRESSOR STATION

CLIENT: TRANSCONTINENTAL GAS PIPELINE COMPANY

  • Preparation of Single line diagram
  • Generator Sizing, Cable sizing
  • Preparation of Interconnection Diagrams, Cable schedule and related supporting documents and drawings.
  • Design of Area Lighting using DIALUX.

           

PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Coordinated and executed numerous number of proposals for various clients in Middle East region for Oil and Gas Industry.

Development of multi million dollar proposals for various clients such as Chevron, DNO, Kalegran, GKPI, etc.

Jan 2011 - Aug 2013

Principal / Lead Electrical Engineer

WOOD GROUP PSN

 LONG TERM FIELD DEVELOPMENT OF NON ASSOSIATED GAS FIELD, FEED PROJECT

 CLIENT: TATWEER PETROLEUM

  • Preparation of Basis of Design for FEED
  • Preparation of Single line diagrams, Interconnection Diagrams and related supporting documents and drawings.
  • Prepare budgetary cost estimate.
  • Attend Meetings, site visits and report progress

GDU LP MODIFICATION

CLIENT: TATWEER PETROLEUM

  • Preparation of Load schedule, Cable sizing calculations and Bill of Materials.
  • Preparation of Technical Bid Evaluation for Automatic transfer Switch.
  • Preparation of Single line diagrams, Interconnection Diagrams and related supporting documents and drawings.
  • Design of Area Lighting and Earthing for the GDU area.
  • Vendor document review of LV Switchboard and Generator drawings.
  • Attend Factory acceptance tests for Switchboards
  • Provide commissioning assistance at site
  • Preparation of Construction Work pack

MARMUL ADDITIONAL SURGE TANK PROJECT

CLIENT: PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN

  • Preparation of Scope of Work, Single line Diagram, Load schedule, Cable sizing calculations and Bill of Materials.
  • Preparation of Technical Bid Evaluation for Cathodic protection system
  • Review of vendor drawings
  • OHL Route plan.
  • Cable sizing calculation

 

AIRCRAFT SIMULATOR PROJECT

CLIENT: PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN

  • Preparation of Specification and data sheet for 33/0.433kV Transformer.
  • Transformer Sizing Calculation
  • SLD, Electrical Protection diagram, Load schedule, Cable sizing calculations and Bill of Materials.
  • Preparation of Technical Bid Evaluation for Transformers.
  • Review of vendor drawings.

 

OIL RECOVERY FROM NIMR WATER TREATMENT PLANT

NIMR METERING UPGRADE PROJECT

CLIENT: PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN (PDO)

  • Preparation of Single Line Diagrams, Plot plan, Earthing layouts, Equipment Layouts, Cable trench sizing & Cable Routing layout.
  • Preparation of Specifications, Requisitions, Technical Bid Evaluations for various Electrica Equipment & Bulk Items.
  • Preparation of Load list & sizing of electrical equipment.
  • HV & LV Cable sizing.
  • Reviewing Vendor Drawings for Power Transformer, Auxiliary Transformer.
  • Reviewing Vendor Drawings for 415V AC UPS & Battery bank.
  • Review Solar package vendor drawings and documents.
  • Inter Discipline Documents & drawings checking.
  • Preparation of Cable schedule, Interconnection schedule.
  • Designing Indoor & Outdoor Lighting schemes.
  • Study of International standards, PDO standards & Shell standards.
  • Interacting with Construction/Field engineering Disciplines for queries & other inputs required for preparation of drawings.

GAS DETECTION PROJECT AT 20 GDUs

CLIENT: TATWEER PETROLEUM

  • Preparation and review of lay outs, single line diagrams and schematic diagrams
  • Preparation of Load schedule, Cable sizing calculations and Bill of Materials.
  • Technical Bid Evaluation for UPS
  • Preparation of Instrumentation Interface drawings.
  • Vendor document review.
  • Interface with various disciplines
Aug 2003 - Dec 2010

Senior Electrical Engineer

Maritime Industrial Services

Major Onshore Projects

OFFSHORE PROJECTS

BUKHA OFFSHORE PLATFORM PROJECT

CLIENT: RAK PETROLEUM

  • Co ordinate with client and vendors for Electrical related issues and clarifications.
  • Single line diagram for 400V Motor control centre.
  • Voltage drop calculation / Cable sizing.
  • Provide support to client on various Electrical modifications on Platform.
  • Prepare purchase requisition and TBE.

F&G SUPER M2 JACK-UP DRILLING RIG

CLIENT: SEAWOLF OILFIELD SERVICES LIMITED

  • Basic and Detail Engineering for Electrical scope of work.
  • Preparation of 600V Single Line diagrams, Electrical Equipment layouts.
  • Resolving ABS Marine class comments.
  • Preparation of Electrical Load List.
  • Preparation of Technical Vendor evaluation.
  • Co ordination with Client and class society for resolving technical clarifications.
  • Issuance of Engg Change orders for outside scope of work.

REFURBISHMENT OF AL-ITTIHAD RIG

CLIENT: NATIONAL DRILLING COMPANY  

  • Preparing Enquiry Documentation for Electrical Equipment; Assistance for Mechanical Packages
  • Technical Evaluation of Vendor Bids; Vendor Document Review & Approval
  • Preparing Electrical layouts, Single line diagrams
  • Preparation of Lighting layout, interconnection diagrams
  • Preparation of Helideck layout as per CAP standards
  • Interacting with Clients and Vendors

REFURBISHMENT OF SAIPEM PERRO NEGRO-4 RIG

CLIENT: SAIPEM

  • Preparing Enquiry Documentation for Electrical Equipment; Assistance for Mechanical Packages
  • Technical Evaluation of Vendor Bids; Vendor Document Review & Approval
  • Preparing Electrical layouts, Single line diagrams
  • Preparation of Lighting layout, interconnection diagrams
  • Preparation of Helideck layout as per CAP standards
  • Interacting with Clients and Vendors

 

CALM BUOY FOR SBM

CLIENT: SBM

  • Detailed Engg for electrical Scope of works
  • Preparation of cable tray layouts and Earthing layout
  • Layout drawings for Solar panel and marine lanterns.
  • Preparation of Purchase requisitions and Bid Evaluation.

ONSHORE PROJECTS

GAS CONTROL STATION PROJECT

CLIENT: DUSUP (DUBAI SUPPLY AUTHORITY)

  • Detailed engineering for the Gas control station.
  • Responsible for Engg. Co-ordination activities.
  • Review the scope of construction works and identify any anomalies prior and during construction.
  • Detail design of Area Lighting, Earthing and all interconnection works.
  • Preparation of Load list, Cable sizing, Cable Schedule, Single line diagram.
  • Preparation of Man power planning requirement

HFO BUNKERING FACILITY PROJECT

CLIENT: QATAR PETROLEUM

  • Preparation of Specification for MCCs, Transformer, Cables, UPS, etc.
  • Basic and detailed Engg of Electrical design.
  • Preparation of Electrical and instrumentation interface drawings.
  • Prepare Technical Bid Evaluation for electrical materials.
  • Multidisciplinary squad checks and Interacting with Clients and Vendors for resolution of technical query.

 AL HAMRA INDUSTRIAL AREA GAS DISTRIBUTION PROJECT

CLIENT: RAK GAS

  •  Basic and detailed Engg of Electrical design.
  • Preparation of Specification for MCCs, Transformer, Cables, UPS, etc.
  • Review of Subcontract documents for Cathodic protection.
  • Preparation of specifications and technical evaluation of vendor offers.
  • Worked also as Engg. Coordinator and was responsible for coordination with procurement, PMT and Site.
  • Preparation / Checking of Load list, Cable Schedule, Cable Tray and Junction Box layouts, MCT Layout etc.

 GLYCOL DEHYDRATION PACKAGE FOR AKER KAVERNER

CLIENT: AKER KAVERNER

  • Detailed engineering for Electrical scope of works. (Lighting, Cable tray layouts, cable routing layout)
  • Raise Purchase requisitions
  • Prepare Technical Bid Evaluation.
  • Co ordinate with client for technical query / clarification.

 PIONEER GAS PIPELINE (70km) PROJECT

CLIENT: RAKGAS

  • Basic and detailed Engg of Electrical design.
  • Review of P& IDs.
  • Review of Subcontract documents for Cathodic protection.
  • Preparation of Lighting layout, cable routing layout and Load list
  • Worked as Engg. Coordinator and was responsible for Engg coordination with procurement, PMT and Site.

Education

Education
Oct 2003 - Jul 2005

Masters in Business Administration

S.P.Jain Institute of Management
Mar 1999 - Jul 2003

Bachelor of Technology in Electrical and Electronics Engineering

T.K.M College of Engineering

SKILLS

Skills

Computer

MS- Office, Auto Cad, SKM Power System, ETAP, Dialux, Roxtec

Project Management

PMP trained, Strong organization and follow up skills, Team Co ordination and Leadership capabilities.

CORE COMPETENCY

Areas of Expertise – FEED, Detailed Engineering and Construction Management

Oil & Gas Onshore projects-  Pipeline Projects,  Tank Farms and Loading Stations, Metering & Skid packages, Process plants, On Site Brownfield projects

Oil & Gas Offshore Projects

Offshore platforms, FPSO, Drilling Rigs, Process modules, Calm Buoy, Brownfield Offshore modifications

Tasks /Responsibilities

  • Managing Team of Engineers and designers
  • Excellent co ordination skills. Has been focal point from Engineering in various projects and been responsible for co-ordination between various disciplines. Schedule aspects of the project as per Client established project quality procedures and expectations.
  • Review of Subcontract job.
  • Meetings with client to clarify and resolve technical issues.
  • Verification and preparation of class and Statutory requirements.
  • Conversant with International Codes and Standards such as Shell DEP, IEC, BS, NEC, NFPA.
  • Good knowledge of ATEX requirements for equipments use in potentially explosive atmospheres.
  • LIST AND SCHEDULE: Load list, Motor List, Cable Schedule, Drum Schedule, Electrical Equipment List etc.
  • CALCULATION: Short circuit, Voltage drop, Transformer Sizing, Load flow analysis, Lighting, Cable Sizing etc.
  • LAYOUT AND DRAWING: SLDs, Area classification layout, Cable tray/ trench Layout, Support drawings, Lighting Layout, Earthing Layout, etc.
  • TECHNICAL PROCUREMENT SPECIFICATION/ DATA SHEET: Motor, Transformer, Cable, CP System, Heat Tracing System, Lighting System, RFQs for Electrical Items, Vendor Drawings Review, Technical Bid Evaluation etc.
  • STANDARDS: Conversant with American (NEC), British (BSI), International Electro-technical Commission (IEC), IEEE Codes & standards, ABS MODU 2006 and Germanischer Lloyd (GL) pertaining to Electrical Power Systems. Good knowledge of CAP 437 (Helideck design).
  • MISCELLANEOUS: Internal & External co-ordination, House Keeping and Preparation for Internal & External Quality Audits.
  • ESTIMATION: Preparation of engineering man-hours, Electrical material and cost estimates.