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I am a freelance Multi-lingual Commissioning Manager with 26 years experience worldwide.
Name PAUL KLEBAIS (MIDiagE)
Address 10 Fairfield Ave
Poultonmore...I am a freelance Multi-lingual Commissioning Manager with 26 years experience worldwide.
Name PAUL KLEBAIS (MIDiagE)
Address 10 Fairfield Ave
Poulton Le Fylde
Telephone No 0044 7981 511806
E Mail Address firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Birth 29th October 1962
Qualifications H.N.C. Control &Instrumentation
Languages French (Fluent)
Courses QHSE Management Systems
Utility SHEA (Gas) Passport
CSCS EUSR (Energy and Utility Skills
EXOP Advanced First Aid Training
Dresser Rand Lukoil Controls Training Course
Mentalmerger kick off workshop
Memberships Institute of Diagnostic Engineers (9334)
Expats International (117252)
References Available on Request
November 2009 – February 2011
Commissioning Manager - EDF Projects
MAN TurboDiesel Augsburg Germany
Duties included the formation of a Commissioning Team ,the liaison with client and partners along with day to day management of the administration of the projects. generation of Commissioning documentation for all EDF sites. Approval process for documentation and related standards .Attending internal and external decision making meetings for all commissioning activities. Allocating personnel to Commissioning Plan , control of budget thereon.
October 2008 – End October 2009
Land + Marine UK
Working in the Head Office in Bromborough on the Admin for the two Emissions Reduction Projects – one in Kirriemuir and the other in St Fergus Scotland followed by the relocation to site at Kirriemuir for the Management / Administration and liaison with the client (National Grid / Scottish Electricity Board) and the sub contractor RR and Siemens and designer (IMEG), and attending Managerial meetings.
February 2007 – October 2008
Field Service Representative
Solar Turbines Belgium seconded to
Khalda Petroleum Western Desert Egypt
Supervising and advising Khalda Personnel on the day to day callouts and subsequent troubleshooting fault find and repair of a total of 20 turbines throughout the field including Taurus 60 Centaur 40 and Mars 100 Models , combined with routine servicing of the machines ie 4000 hour 8000 hour and engine changeouts , precomm / commissioning.
July 2006 – End of January 2007
Solar Turbines Belgium seconded to the following projects
Turkish Petroleum Silivri Turkey
The test fault find pre-commissioning ,commissioning and Start up to varying degrees of 3 Mars 100 and 1 Taurus 60 Turbine Units and associated Control Systems.Tests carried out included the Surge Test for the Siemens Compressors and Safety Logic for both Turbines and Compressors.
Lukoil –Western Siberia Ltd JSC Gas Processing Complex Gas Lokosovskiy Siberia
To carry out final debugging of control systems on the Centaur 50 Turbine followed by the presentation and opening by the President of Lukoil, and overseeing the day to day operation of the Turbine / Compressor thereafter.
Sakhalin Export Terminal Russia
Commissioning Engineer Supervisor
The Cold Loop Check and Hot Loop Check of both Instrument and Electrical systems on and around the Gen Set and Solar Taurus 60 Turbine.
Latvijas Gaz Inchukalns Latvia
Commissioning Engineer Supervisor
Carrying out cold loop checks followed by hot loop checks on the control and electrical systems on and around the Solar Mars 100 Turbine and Dresser Rand Compressor.
May 2006 – July 2006 Pratt and Whitney Connecticut USA
Consultant Project Engineer
Contractual Meetings held in the USA and FRANCE regarding the Moscow project and the Islands project. Discussions held re the logistics and technical details of supply and installation / commissioning of the Pratt and Whitney Products in both projects
December 2005 January 2006
INAGIP – Offshore Croatia Croatia
The test fault find followed by precommissioning / commissioning of Solar Turbine and Dresser Rand compressor Installation on the Rig offshore Croatia.
May 2005 - April 2006 KENANA Sugar Company SUDAN
SENIOR COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
Interfacing with client / client workforce and ensuring that all installation work / pre-commissioning / commissioning is carried out to company standards. Resolving all technical queries regarding the interface of existing plant and the new HONEYWELL scada system / instrumentation/controllers .
November 2004 – Mid April 2005 Compressor Station Korpedje Turkmenistan
The administration and preparation of project related documentation , along with day to day interface with client and upper management and co-ordination of project commissioning personnel to carry out activities with vendor representatives , followed by the verification of all commissioning results and the overall acceptance on behalf of the client of the Compressor station installation liaising between all associated departments both in house and on –site , along with the resolution of technical queries from vendor / home office.
August 2004 – October 2004 Arsew ALGERIA
The overall supervision of the installation/commissioning of a Sentinel C Control Panel and 22MW Generator. The organisation and control of the installation and commissioning activities of the Sub-Contractor and the main contractor. Daily liaison with the client in order to ensure customer satisfaction throughout. Daily progressing of the project taking into consideration all difficulties /concerns.
June 2004 – End July 2004 Dibis Power Station IRAQ
CONSULTANT C+I COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
The test /pre-commissioning and start up of GANZ Turbine / Generator including verification of the AVR / Excitation System .
April 2004 – May 2004 Mosul Power Station IRAQ
CONSULTANT C+I COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
The inspection / test / pre –commissioning /commissioning / start up of all instrumentation /MK1 Panels and protection relating to Hitachi Turbine / Brush Generators and control systems .
Company withdrew from the project after one month due to Security issues.
April 2003 – End January 2004 GMMR Project LYBIA
CONSULTANT C+I COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
Responsibility for all C+I /PLC/SCADA commissioning activities – representing the client GMMRA (Great Man Made River Authority) during all Test Pre-Commissioning and Commissioning and sub-system tests of all instrumentation / PLC and SCADA equipment RTU/DCU/UPS/PABX etc from Siemens S7/SINAUT ST7 station control system, Telemecanique TSX, Merlin Gerin and others in LCCs(Local Control Centres) MCCs (Motor Control Centres) Substations etc. throughout the GMMR Project from Tripoli in the North to NEJH (North East Jabal Hassouna)/ EJH (East Jabal Hassouna) in the South.
November 2002 - February 2003 GREATER NILE PETROLEUM OPERATING CO.
Pre-commissioning / commissioning of all Electrical Distribution (MCC) for Rolls Royce and upgrade of instrumentation associated with a pump station on the pipeline comprising of 2 Rolls Royce Bergen Engines / 2 Weir Pumps and associated DCS/ PLC and Siemens safety PLC for the SCS along with Bentley Nevada for vibration ,followed up by logic checks /72 hour reliability run and subsequent handover to the client (GNPOC).
August 2002 - 6th October 2002 BEAR CREEK CCPP ALBERTA CANADA
Pre- commissioning /commissioning of plc/dcs Siemens system and verification of all control logic using Win CC as a base for the system communicating on an ethernet network.On behalf of DS and S (a subsidiary of Rolls Royce gas turbines) .The test/ fault find of all control elements included in the auxiliaries and main control systems for a Rolls Royce Trent Gas Turbine coupled to a Brush Generator including a dual GE 489 Management Relay for overcurrent/overvoltage/frequency etc etc related monitoring and trip functions.
April 2002 - July 2002 SUEZ POWER PLANT SUEZ EGYPT
COMMISSIONING ENGINEER COORDINATOR
Commissioning coordination of all activities from the initial construction through to mechanical completion / pre-commissioning (loop checks) / logic verification of Alspa DCS system followed by the tuning and start up of 2 units (Foster Wheeler 495 MW Multi Fuel Boilers).
Daily interface between Foster Wheeler / EEOC (End User)/ EDF /3 EC and sub contractors in order to achieve target dates for start up.Verification/ acceptance of all tests/commissioning activities on behalf of the client EEOC.
October 2001 - Mid January 2002 KELANITISSA POWER PLANT COLOMBO SRI LANKA
CONSULTANT C+I ENGINEER
Responsibilities for the day to day addressing of problems relating to the construction/pre-commissioning and commissioning of the power plant including all auxiliaries demineralization / CCPP including gas turbine GE steam turbine and two associated generators (Alstom) along with an HRSG all control based on a FOXBORO DCS.
Advising the client as to the action to be taken in order that all works are carried out correctly.
Holding meetings at all levels Contractor - Alstom Marubeni GE through to the ministry of energy representing CEB (Ceylon Electricity Board) in order to resolve all technical issues related to the project. Successful completion of the Simple Cycle Phase achieved.
Combined Cycle Phase to be continued when the mechanical assembly of the HRSG and associated auxiliaries are completed.
27June 2001 - 13th August 2001 SHURTAN PROJECT QARSHI UZBEKISTAN
N.B. Contract was for 6 months but was curtailed early due to rust in the cooling water system / exchangers delay to re-order 8-10 months therefore everybody released until delivery of exchangers.
To date responsibility for the pre commissioning /commissioning of various units within the petrochemical complex including all control being based on a Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS. Equipment includes Bentley Nevada and Siemens S5/S7 PLC s. Direction of local staff to carry out logic checks to verify correct programming of the DCS (simulation of conditions relative to the cause and effects. Pre commissioning of the boiler units Ethylene and Butane skids plus process units associated with a petrochemical . All of these tests being witnessed by the client UNG. Duties will eventually include support services for the start up of various units within the complex and generation of pre commissioning /commissioning reports.
End February 2001 - 22 june 2001 EDF PARIS FRANCE
Technical advise on all automated systems DCS PLC SCADA.The generation of commissioning procedures to be implemented by EDF for the commissioning of DCS and PLC systems used in the power generation industries including GE GT plus steam turbines and generators on combined cycle plants inc control systems from FOXBORO SIEMENS HONEYWELL and KENT on site for 6 units upto 650 MW in Mexico RIO BRAVO and SALTILLO plus other units in the FAR EAST and Middle East
Sept 2000 - End November 2000 Solvay (Centrale de cogeneration ) FRANCE
The pre-commissioning/commissioning and debugging of an Alstom DCS system used for burner control of the supplementary firing supplied by DE JONG. Trials of Alstom turbine/CMI boiler /DE JONG supplementary firing controls and safety protection. Daily intervention on Boiler / Supplementary Firing installation in order to maintain units in service. Siemens S5 and fibre optic data transmission were also included in the installation.
Aug 2000 - Sept 2000 Waterflood Project HASSI MASSOUD ALGERIA
Responsibilities covered the programming/debugging and trouble-shooting of software/hardware problems and interfacing of the Siemens S7 400/300 with auxiliary systems including power distribution and all process control within the water reclamation project prior to start up.All control systems comms were commissioned between all systems these were using modbus/profibus networks.
The generation of the database for the project ,solving of all comms problems related to the project (RS485/422),programming/debugging of the S7 Programs.The project included S7 400 and S7 300 PLCs as controllers for a DCS and OP37Pro HMI’s.
End of April 2000 - End of June 2000 Mosul Power Station Mosul IRAQ
The overhaul and renovation/repair of twelve turbine generators including the integration of an Alstom LGPG safety system,Siemens Simatics PLC ,and Bentley Nevada systems with Hitachi ,Alstom and Siemens Turbines / Alstom generators. Generators and Turbines were bomb damaged and repair work included replacement of rotors ,stators and associated instrumentation on the generator. Programming of the LGPG system ,verification/simulation of all trip levels - over current/under current /under voltage/over voltage/ stator and rotor earth fault protection and programming of safety logic, client witnessing / commissioning /start-up and handover of renovated systems.
End October 1999 - End of March 2000 Fluor Daniel /Eastman Kodak Project Xiamen CHINA
Responsibility to Kodak for the test and verification of all instrumentation associated with the Kodak film production facility at Xiamen ( largest in Asia),systems include Allen Bradley PLC5 ,Allen Bradley Motor Drives. Siemens Westinghouse WDPF interfaced with Allen Bradley PLC5/Rosemount instrumentation and Motor Drives.Liaison with client Kodak Asia on pre commissioning /commissioning of air handling units/dampers controlled by WDPF/Allen Bradley Drives during the precoat/coating dry/wet end processing of the film. Process verification in liaison with Kodak team.Full logic verification of safety system associated with the film production facility.
Mid July - End July 1999 Judy Platform Phillips Petroleum Offshore Scotland
INSTRUMENT/TURBINE SYSTEM COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
The verification of all instrumentation associated with a Nuovo Pignone PGT25 Gas Turbine/Compressor installed on the offshore platform - Judy. Installation and verification of upgrade instrumentation after the breaking down of the turbine and replacement of all 1st stage/2nd stage components along with a modification to thermocouple positions/ replacement thereof within the first stage of the compressor. Full verification of all client concerns on the Turbine/Compressor/Bentley Nevada 3300 and rectification thereof.
February 1999 - Mid July 1999 TIHAMA PROJECT ABHA SAUDI ARABIA
Instrumentation/Pre-commissioning/commissioning of two Siemens Westinghouse 501D5 GasTurbines combined with 2 Brush Generators including all associated plant -Centrifuge and Fuel Forwarding (Alfa Laval) ,Water Treatment/UPS Activities included testing of Westinghouse WDPF /Bentley Nevada Vibration Monitoring and Technical advice. Solving all technical problems encountered/handover to the client/ client acceptance.
July 27th 1998- End October 1998 CESKA RAFINESKA LITVINOV CZECH REPUBLIC
The liaison between Ceska Rafineska /OKMP/Technipetrol regarding the overall survey and feasibility study of the complete refinery so that an up to date data base could be compiled to be given for bid in order that bid documents could eventually be prepared by various outside organizations and be further evaluated by Shell/Ceska Rafineska prior to the awarding of the contract for renovation of the whole refinery from 90 percent pneumatic to 100 percent PLC/DCS Technology in consultation with Foxboro(using Foxboro I/A as the Basis of Design).
June 1998 - Mid July 1998 HOWMAR CASTLEFORD UK
INSTRUMENT AND CONTROLS COMMISSIONING ENGINEER
The pre-commissioning / commissioning of Siemens S5/S7 interfaced with a scada system ,instrumentation included ABB Smart Transmitters Plaxton Variable area flow switches/ transmitters and a nova panel . All Logic was verified and ESD checks carried out throughout the installation,followed by loop tuning etc/handover to the client.
February 1998-End of May 1998 RABIGH POWER STATION SAUDI ARABIA
The pre-commissioning of all "loops" associated with the FLUOR DANIEL Combined Cycle PROJECT .The installation consisting of 4 off GE MKV Gas Turbines with 4 off NEM Boilers plus all of the associated supporting installations including waste water de-mineralisation. Day to day problem solving including design evaluation /liaison with the Bailey 90 DCS System and GE MKV and Speedtronics / Allen Bradley PLC5 / NEM Gas Fired Boilers. Liaison with NEM /GEC/Subcontractor to ensure the successful pre-comm/commissioning of the plant.
End July 1997-End November 1997 SEMPEC UTILITIES AND TERMINALS SINGAPORE
The pre-commissioning and verification/validation of the installation of the two STORK 70T/H Boilers on both Fuel Oil and Waste Organic Liquid recycled from the clients process producing Acetyls. Followed by the commissioning/optimization of the Ignition/Firing control systems (Four Oil Burners/Four Waste Gas/Four Heavy Organic Liquid/Four Light Organic Liquid Burners along with the Air/Steam Atomization control for the optimal ignition of the fuels and reliability of operation. The system consisted of Honeywell TDC 3000 based control in conjunction with Stork Burner Management Systems and associated safety systems.
June-July 1997 LEUNA 2000 GERMANY
Commissioning of Boilers on behalf of K.T.I. Italy including debugging of operating system evaluation and optimization of the Burner Management System followed by the pre-commissioning of the installation and subsequent start-up.
November 1996-June 1997 NFL VIJAIPUR INDIA,IFFCO BAREILLY INDIA
The commissioning of the Heat Recovery Unit Supplementary Firing System including a Siemens S5 Simatics PLC,in liaison with a DCS (for load control),Throat Burners,Smitsvonk Ignitors, UV/IR Scanners,Iris 3001 Scanner indication Units for IR/UV radiation,Gas Skid including IGA Pilot Valves controlled by the output of a PIC/DCS linked to I/P P/P Convertors,Foxboro Intelligent Transmitters,Naphtha Skid including specialized Burners for Naphtha Firing along with a Steam Atomizing System/Naphtha System including extensive safety precautions all controlled by the DCS.
The commissioning and Quality Control of the Naphtha and Gas System was carried out with client presence and all items commissioned to specification and accepted after successful performance /negotiations and handed over to the main contractor BWE for inclusion as part of their Boiler Installation.
June 1996-18th October 1996 1500 T.P.A. Irgasan Project,CIBA Grimsby U.K.
The coordination of, quality control and planning of all activities relating to the upgrade of the plant including the introduction of Siemens S5 series PLC’s plus associated smart transmitters to control all interface activities/additional process capacity.All of the installation was monitored by ABB/PCL.
All work was scheduled with constant assistance of a planner to a definite date for the end of commissioning , as per the production requirements of CIBA (the Client).
The project was commissioned and completed early,within budget and production was optimized at twice the required volume of product (actual production output was consistent at the equivalent of 1850 TPA (Almost twice the required improvement ).Liaison was carried out constantly between the Operators,the Chemical Engineers,the main contractor ABB/PCL and sub-contractors along with the Client with regular update meetings and detailed planning of events to liaise all disciplines requiring to work in a common area on day to day activities.
The plant was then qualified technically over a period of three weeks in order to verify the quality and the repeatability of the process /reliability of the control equipment and the accuracy of the programs.
August 1995 - April 1996 L.N.G. Renovation Project SKIKDA ALGERIA
CONSULTANT TO THE ALGERIAN OIL COMPANY (SONATRACH)
The day to day problem solving in liaison with Sofregaz/Sonatrach and Vincotte covering all aspects of the installation of the TDC 3000 Honeywell System and network communication interfaces including fibre optic transmission in association with smart transmitters along with standard auxilliary instrumentation .The liaison/coordination of activities between the contractors (in order to ensure the completion of each installation to enable the work to continue on the installation and verification of the D.C.S.(TDC3000) in liaison with control/PLC instrumentation from manufacturers such as Allen Bradley,
Bailey,Fisher,Maisoneilan in packages for Electrochlorination , Demineralisation, Boilers 45T/H,100T/H,
320T/H from manufacturers KREBS/INFILCO/DEGREMONT/GEC STEIN/ABB/MITSUBISHI.
January 1995-June 1995 L.N.G.Plant DOHA QATAR.
INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT SUPERVISOR
The supervision and technical directing of all instrumentation staff working for the sub-contractor Chiyoda Keiso.Subsequent daily reports were submitted to the client on daily progress.The technical direction of the installation and the pre-commissioning checks/quality control of all instrumentation and packaged equipment from manufacturers such as Nuovo Pignone,Solar Turbines,
Foxboro (I/A System)-DCS including Bentley Nevada vibration monitoring and Speedtronics MKVplus others.The inspection and evaluation of and the reporting on all instrumentation received for the $6bn project accompanied by full damage reports and insurance assessments.
September 1994-End December 1994 LOGICA LTD Leatherhead Surrey
The commissioning and quality control of IICAATS(Integrated Instrumentation Control,
Automation and Telemetry System),allowing remote control of outstations for the Australian Water Industry Management Information System namely The Blue Mountains and associated water treatment plants.The SCADA System consisting of a Kernel,Telemetry Computer,PSTN interface ,Software(Logica
Open MC2000),Micromedina 3 Hardware platform,R.T.U.’s,G.E.FANUC PLC’s,X25 comms networks (LAN & WAN are provided with the system ).Also an auxilliary Comms Interface for the RTU comms.All of the system being based on Windows/dedicated software and 386 micro plus a 180 pin dedicated processor from Biwater.The test of computer/telemetry /comms systems and networks and subsequent Integration of existing and planned telemetry and local control systems.The commissioning of appropriate interfaces used currently as a liaison between the old (existing)and the new networks of control and communication .
January 1994-End June 1994 RACAL (Seaton ),Devon
The test fault find of all different types of communication equipment,interfaces and V.H.F./U.H.F. transmitters and receivers,and power supplies as used by the R.A.F;Army and Navy.All fore-mentioned equipment are fault found to component level and then tested to full military specifications and verified during stringent environmental tests.
May 1992-End January 1994 Shell Gabon,RabiKounga,FRENCH GABON
INSTRUMENT SUPERVISOR ENGINEER
The day to day running of the instrument department negotiation of service contracts and planning of the local workforce to cover all the duties associated with a large field such as Rabi.Technical advice and instruction/feasibility studies on upgrade instrumentation including Foxboro/Fisher/Maisoneilan instruments, all part of the D.C.S.installed at Rabi and Gamba, including Allen Bradley 5 Series plc’s.However,primary responsibility on site was the upkeep and breakdown repairs on Turbines inluding the intervention on Solar Turbines Bentley Nevada Vibration equipment and Speedtronics MKV and Nuovo Pignone compression stages and all process control associated with a Turbine and a four stage compressor (E.G.Interstage coolers and gas scrubbers and associated pressure/flow/surge control systems including a Petro Tech Anti-Surge Control System-ASC M2T.Also intervention on the Ruston Turbines installed at Rabi along with all other equipment including Caterpillar/Waukesha/Guinard and Bornemann pumps and all associated control equipment.Also well head control panels including Rasspe and Otis.
March 1991-April 1992 Technopromimport,Yerevan ARMENIA
Freelance Electronic/Electrical In House Commissioning /Handover Engineer
Supervision and control,followed by test and commissioning of the installation consisting of electronic/electrical equipment,(specifically computer and technological equipment to be used throughout the process of manufacture within the PLC factory);including Auto-Guided Vehicles Conveyor systems throughout the factory ,Auto Component Stores including the incoming computerized barcoded registration and logging of all components received which after being barcoded were sent by conveyor/auto guided vehicle to the relevant section ready to build the next batch of GEC GEM 80 PLCS ( all movement of materials were controlled by dedicated computer systems/PLC's (installed for every application throughout the 260 million pound installation ,Auto Insertion,Auto Test;Systems manufacturers included Marconi/Schlumberger,BTCS(Sweden),I.C.L.and G.E.C.All control and monitoring features were covered by GEC GEM 80 PLC’s and associated items.
Day to day duties also included providing clients with technical instruction and consultation as required.Establishing and maintaining good relations between site staff and client personnel.Recording of any changes which were found to be required as a result of site considerations an As-Built drawings.
1984-February 1991 Consolidated Contract Services Ltd. U.K.
Employed with the above company on a freelance basis on varying term contracts acting as troubleshooter ranging from technician to engineer responsibilities.
Contract Instrument Supervisor/Engineer
Pre-Commissioning of plant followed by normal operation.Responsibility for the execution of all instrument maintenance and system upgrade in the field,production facilities,pipeline terminal,well head or fiscal metering station as and when necessary.Responsibility for the technical and administrative direction of the Syrian workforce.Equipment being worked on was both pneumatic and electronic including controllers,recorders metering equipment,control valves,regulators and PLC’s from manufacturers such as Maisoneilan,Fisher,Allen Bradley and A.O.Smith Inc.
Contract Service Engineer
The shutdown servicing and repair of all instrumentation being used in the petrochemical refinery complex.
Equipment serviced included temperature pressure and flow,transducers,indicators,controllers and recorders;also level switches,valves,control valves,valve positioners,pressure switches and purple peepers interfaced with various PLC’s as a part of a basic D.C.S.Manufacturers included Fisher,Kent,Babcock,
Bristol,Bailey,Honeywell and Wallace and Tiernan.
STC BASILDON U.K.
Contract Test/In- House Commissioning Engineer
The test fault find diagnosis in- house commissioning and detailed analysis of 565 Mbit /140 Mbit Fibre-Optic data communication modules including interfaces such as Multiplexers De- Multiplexers Fibre-Optic Interfaces and verification of drums of cable using OTDR to verify any errors caused due to imperfections in the fibre- optic or the interface module
CERN Geneva SWITZERLAND
Contract Commissioning Engineer
The testing of all interconnecting cables within the 26 km installation including all of the data logging equipment installed in the stations above ground.All communications with the client and the two sub-contractors were carried out in French.The subsequent commissioning of the integrated monitoring/control systems (for the accelerator/safety and control interlocks).All of this was finalized by the handover of all of the installation to CERN as the end user.
Contract Repair Engineer
The test and fault find on Nimrod and Seaking receivers/transmitters,working at R.F. military frequencies.Also,work carried out on remote controlled buoys,all of the equipment uses technology solely developed for MOD purposes.
GEC General Signals Borehamwood UK ( 1985/1987)
Contract In House Test/Commissioning/Handover Engineer
The test ,commissioning ,and handover of all equipment associated with the London Underground including the control of all trains and associated signaling equipment and interlocks enabling the controlled arrival/departure of all trains and co-ordinated displays on both the platforms and in the offices along with the associated video systems.All systems were pre-verified debugged in close co-operation with the client and the relevant design/development department.All reed oscillators were verified for the correct frequency and all systems accepted by the relevant "British Rail Engineering Ltd" Inspector prior to shipment.Stringent acceptance procedures were implemented as per British Rail high standards and requirements.
PADDINGTON AND N KENSINGTON AHA U.K. (1985/1987)
Contract Biomedical Engineer
The test fault find and repair of all biomedical equipment including infusion pumps, diathermies, syringe pumps, ecg monitors , defribrilators etc etc .All equipment was tested diagnosed and repaired on site. Intrinsic safety tests were carried out to ensure the equipment was indeed safe before returning for use by the medical staff.
CAMBRIDGE INSTRUMENTS U.K.
Contract Test/System Test Engineer
The System build,test,fault-find ,repair,calibration and commissioning of an Electron Beam Microscope System based on a 68000 microprocessor system.Also,the alignment and setting up of monitors used in conjunction with the system.
POLYTECHNIC ELECTRONICS U.K.
Contract Test Engineer
The test,fault find and repair of a 6800/6802 based system used to process signals received from a satellite transmitter at frequencies of upto 400MHz.The unit was used in conjunction with an L.C.D. Screen to give a Longitude/Latitude reading in degrees,minutes and seconds.The system used a phase locked loop to lock onto the signals and the tracking of three satellites.Also being developed was a three dimensional version for military use,this version to be based on a 68000 microprocessor.
WALTER MICROSYSTEM U.K.
Contract Test Engineer
The testing of C.R.T.’s and the associated setting of the frame size/linearity/focus and subsequent verification by generation of data patterns.Testing of the keyboard and associated firmware using EPROM based programs,the system being based on a 68000 microprocessor.
MECAR S.A. BELGUIM
Contract Design and Development Engineer
The test,evaluation,design and development of all electronic items connected with new products.Also being used was high speed photography for in flight information.
VERNON GAUGING SYSTEMS U.K.
Contract Test Engineer
The test,fault find,repair and calibration of electronic vernier gauging systems to component level.The system was based on a 68000 microprocessor and transducer;calibration was carried out using a precision Vernier gauge in conjunction with a bargraph display and monitors to enhance the use of the system.
HONEYWELL INFORMATION SYSTEMS U.K.
Contract Test Engineer
The test,fault find repair and calibration of all types of boards associated with the TDC2000
And the Real Time Interfaces,A to D and D to A convertors,RAM/ROM and CPU boards using a dual 8086 microprocessor,in a standard 19 inch rack system to be used as data acquisition and control in support to several Honeywell PLC networks in petrochem and power station projects one of these being Dungeness B.
Contract A.T.E. Development Engineer
The development and programming from concept to full production test of a Wayne Kerr A.T.E. system in order to test Engine Control Units.These units consisted of an EPROM based program specifically developed for the different type of vehicle and fuel injector type.The instrumenting of the test bays for the development engines included piezo electronics,temperature and pressure sensors to enable full analysis of the engine performance under normal and extreme conditions.These engines having been developed solely for use in the Benelux countries.
U.C.S.L.Dataport Microsystems U.K.
Contract Service Engineer
The servicing and repair to component level and re-calibration of hand held data transmission terminals,modems,printers,and data receivers/processors,also barcode pens and decoders,all of which had to be fully re-commissioned prior to return to the customer.
1979-1983 KENT INDUSTRIAL MEASUREMENTS U.K.
Apprentice Electronic and Instrumentation Engineer
During the apprenticeship practical experience was gained in all aspects of the process control industry including electronic test, fault-find, repair and calibration of the Kent Series of products ranging from flow meters/transducers to programmable logic controllers (P4000).Also, pneumatic control including controllers, integrators and recorders,(for intrinsic safety applications within the Petrochem Industry).Fourth Year specialized in customer services; giving technical advice, information and quotations etc; in response to customer enquiries both written and telephone/telex enquiries, followed by on-site visits.
Area Covered: oil gas petrochemical power generation and process industries