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Sep 2010Present

Design Engineer (Electrical)

Saudi Electricity Company
  • Review of Project Technical Specifications (PTS) including Scope Work (SOW) and Tender drawings for 380kV, 123KV and 110/13.8KV Substation Construction Projects.
  • Technical review of Company draft Materials Standard and Specification.
  • Design review and Preparation of Comments on Contractor or Manufacturer Equipment & Material Proposal and Technical Submittals as per PTS, SEC Standards and other International Standards requirements.
  • Review of Material Requisition, Manufacturer Prequalification Documents, Manufacturer Compliance Statements, Vendor Recommendation and Vendor Drawing Checking.
  • Design review including Base design and Detail design review meetings of various projects. Updating & Reporting Project design Activities, Reviews on MOM.
  • Review of detailed designs and calculations submitted by consultants/contractors for HV/EHV projects.
  • To handle the complete electrical design (Low current system, lighting, and power, load distribution, load schedules, and single line diagrams).
  • To design AC/DC Cable & Breaker sizing calculation, CT/VT Calculation, Short circuit calculations.
  • Design and review of schematic diagrams for AC/DC Panels, Control and Protection Panels, LCC Panels, 13.8 KV Switchgear and up to 380KV GIS control panels, according to SEC and IEC standards.
  • Design and review of Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) system.
  • Prequalification of EHV GIS and electrical equipments.
  • To review base and detail engineering design of indoor and outdoor lighting system for EHV projects.
  • Develop and prepare single line, Relaying and metering diagrams, lightening layouts, fire alarm systems and protection scheme.
  • Coordinate with Contractor and Sub Contractor’s engineering disciplines during all stages of design review for various projects.
  • Preparation of standards and specifications for EHV Substation according to international standards (IEC, IEEE, ANSI).
Nov 2009Jun 2010

Project Engineer

Unicon Limited
  • General supervision and inspect the installation, modification and commissioning of electrical systems at construction sites.
  • Monitor, verify, and document the work being performed through subordinates.
  • To ensure proper implementation of design at site.
  • Execution of works regarding HV and MV cable laying, Trenches excavation, jointing, Installations, testing & commissioning of Indoor, Outdoor and Package substations.
  • Carryout any assigned project according to the set standards and approved specifications.
  • Pre-plan all the project activities, determine the critical path, set target and arrange resources to handle the specific project.
  • Estimation of Electrical equipments & preparation of detailed BOQ's.
  • Co-ordinate with Client & Consultant for construction & supervision works for 132/66/11 KV substations.
  • To perform site visits and gather necessary information such as site accessibility, availability of electricity and services. Preparing a cost summary for the entire project including the costs of materials, equipment, labor, taxes, insurance, and any other costs affecting the project.
  • Planning and monitoring the preventive / corrective maintenance activities of electrical items, power cables and street lights.
  • Discuss with inspectors the causes/reasons of occurrence of mistakes / omissions and necessary corrective measures to prevent the error.
Nov 2008Aug 2009

Electrical Engineer

Saudi Engineering Group International
  • Provide technical assistance to the construction team as needed.
  • Generate/Review material requisitions, submittals, and ensure contract performance measures are met.
  • Evaluate the project construction to ensure compliance with standards for electrical systems.
  • Receive/Action Request for Information (RFI) that apply to electrical works. RFI's requiring design feedback will be directed to the Designer for response. Review the responses for adequacy.
  • Plan, review, and coordinate design and construction operations to ensure compliance with design drawings and specifications.


Department: Projects Department


  • Supervision and installation of substation equipments as per standard and as per drawing provided by the Saudi Electricity Company.
  • Monitor & report Testing & Commissioning works regarding control and Protection.
  • Testing of transducers, CT’s, PT’s and setting of Relays.
  • Close loop testing of all control and protection systems and monitoring the signals at SCADA & LDC.
  • Witness the Testing and commissioning of electric works, high voltage and medium voltage switchgears.
  • Check & review as-built drawing & O&M manual.
  • Prepare punch list items, announcement of work (AOW) and Site Instruction accordingly.
  • Practical experience with AREVA, SIEMENS and ABB relays like MICOM, 7SD522, RED670 etc.
  • Witness the Setting and testing of O/C, UV/OV, Differential and Distance relays.


Position Held: Site/Design Engineer (Instrumentation)


  • Up-gradating of Gas-Turbine Control system at ARAMCO Berri Power Plant (13.8KV/380KV Substation), Jubail.
  • Modification and Installation of new Marshalling Cabinets, AVR, PLC and DCS System cabinets.
  • Provide and install permanent power supply taken from UPS to all new equipment cabinets.
  • Installation of Protection Relays, Flame Detectors, Smart transmitters and Thermocouples.
  • Design & Review of various P&ID’s, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Logic Diagrams, Loop Diagrams and As-built drawings for ARAMCO Lube Ref. and Berri Power Plant.
  • Perform Close loop testing of field instruments from Marshalling Cabinets to the main control room.
Nov 2005Nov 2008

Assistant Manager (Technical)

National Development Complex
  • To prepare electrical power/lighting/earthing layout and electrical system calculation.
  • To prepare electrical job specification for design and material / equipment supply, prepare cable schedule and electrical data sheet. Capability to carry out tests of Power 10 to 600MVA like T.T.R, Megger Test, Winding resistance test, Short circuit test, Transformer Differential scheme test
  • Testing of 132/11kv & 66/11kv C&P of Power transformer on (Duplex panel).
  • Prepare specifications for high, medium and low voltage electrical power generation and distribution equipments such as power generators, MCC, transformers etc.
  • Proposes, advises and facilitates the implementation, coordination and completion of electrical maintenance and Preventive Maintenance programs by managing projects from start-up through completion.
  • installation, wiring, testing & commissioning of 132kV, 66kV &11kV C.Ts & P.Ts of substations.
  • Installation & testing of 11Kv Feeders/Switchgear, station transformers, Capacitor Banks and NGR.
  • Wiring & testing of protection relays, Testing of 11kv capacitor trip relays C.T’s & P.T’s.
  • Pressure test of 132kV underground Power transmission line Up to 75kV pressure.
  • Developing accurate and clear cost estimates based on project data and communicating those estimates with engineers and concerned staff.
  • Perform design for the Earthing system and prepare the Earthing layouts
  • Maintaining a construction cost database for future reference.
  • Forecasting project costs and ensuring that construction costs are managed as efficiently as possible.
  • Performing costs analysis; preparing and analyzing costing for tenders to assist in anticipating project costs.
  • Comply with health and safety and quality assurance guidelines.
Jul 2004Jul 2005

Trainee Senior Management

Attock Refinary Limited
  • Prepare technical specification for the maintenance of 132KV grid station.
  • Testing of 132kv& 66kv transmission line and earthing.
  • Installation, Testing and commissioning of PLC Panels.
  • Programming and modification of PLC's namely; Siemens S5, Siemens S7 and Allen Bradley SLC 500.
  • Programming and modifications to HMI and SCADA software; Wizcon, Protool and WinCC.
  • Electrical Network Study of the Refinery Plant.
  • Prepare punch list Items and quoted price comparison list for the equipment to be purchased.
  • Assist with site inspection, testing & maintenance of LV electrical equipment unit substation, MCC’s, control panels, protection relays, breakers, transformers, generators, switchgear and cables.
  • Prepare technical specifications for the required electrical equipments such as power generators, transformers and Plant motors.
  • Develop and prepare SLD for electrical power generation and distribution systems in Auto CAD.
  • Maintain records and log books, proper filing of the soft copies of generated deliverables in the system network/ project directory.


Jan 2000Feb 2010


University of Engineering and technology

Aggregate %age Obtained Marks=76%Awarded scholarship by Government Services in MatricAwarded scholarship by National Bank of Pakistan in F.Sc.(Pre-Engineering).Participated in 3rd NERC (National Engineering Robotics Contest) held at CEME (2002-2003).


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Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering (2000-2004) from University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan.During the professional career, I enhanced my technical skills in Electrical,Control and Protection Engineering. Worked for more than one year at Attock Refinery Limited(ARL) in E&I Department. Worked for three years in National Development Complex (NDC),Pakistan from Nov. 2005. to Nov. 2008. To get the international exposure I switched the job and joined an Engineering Consultant Company (Saudi Engineering Group International) in 2008, where I worked on various projects of SEC and ARAMCO. Worked in a Construction Company, Unicon Limited-Qatar as Project Engineer and now working as Electrical Design Engineer in Saudi Electricity Company.


I would consider myself an active person and have many interests. I play cricket and chess. I am very fond of Internet surfing, study, research and be updated with the state of the art technology. I love to teach and explore knowledge.


Seeking employment as a Senior Representative in a reputable Organization, where I could expose my professional commitment, practical experience, adaptability, dynamism and enterprise that I have acquired through experience in different fields of electrical, electronics & instrumentation during my employment tenure of more than Seven years.


Jan 2005Present

Electrical Engineer

Pakistan Engineering Council