Reddy - Software Engineer - Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Kegean Reddy

Johannesburg, GP, South Africa

Summary

I am a professionally registered controls and instrumentation engineer with 9 years’ experience. I am currently employed as an electrical control and instrumentation engineer at Veolia Water.

I have gained experience working in a vast variety of industries from a testing laboratory to a nuclear testing facility to a coal fired power station to water and waste water treatment plants.
I have basic and detail C&I design experience. I have designed, installed, tested and commissioned complete and partial works at the PBMR project, Eskoms Komati power station, Johannesburg Water Treatment plants, Magalies Water treatment plants, Mogale City treatment plants and Umgeni Water Treatment plants.
I have also been involved in an energy efficiency project conducted by RHDHV for Mogale City Local Municipality.

I have achieved my professional registration in 2014 and I am busy with study preparations for my project management professional (PMP) exam.

I am currently looking to move into a position where I can focus on practicing controls and instrumentation with a view to move into management. I am looking for corporate growth as well as technical growth.

Services

Software Engineer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

KEGEAN REDDY

C&I Engineer

Veolia Water

From January 2014

General Details:
I am part of Veolia Waters Design and Build department. I am responsible for all electrical and instrumentation design reviews, providing project management assistance to the project
manager, EC&I contractor supervision, testing, inspections and ensuring deliverables are
delivered on time for all projects allocated to me.
Plant Experience:
Exposure to the operations of Umgeni Water
Commissioning of a valve and control upgrade project at Umgeni Water Durban Heights
Design Experience:
I am responsible for the production of piping and instrumentation diagrams, bill of quantities,
scope of work documents, I/O lists, motor load lists, functional design specification analysis
reports and instrument lists
I am also responsible for the review of the contractor design documents such as single line
diagrams and MCC & PLC panel GA's
I also do instrument selection and sizing of equipment
I also evaluate quotations received from suppliers and contractors
Other:
I am involved in process design reviews for Umgeni Water and Umkhanyakude District
Municipality
I presented and was technically involved in HAZOPS for Umgeni Water and Umkhanyakude
District Municipality
I am involved in process interface meetings, client feedback meetings and contractor
meetings
I plan resource hours, I am involved in mentoring and I provide technical assistance to project
managers

Experience 2

Associate - C&I Engineer

RHDHV

January 2012 - January 2014

Curriculum Vitae: KEGEAN REDDY 2014


General Details:
I was part of the Industry and Energy business unit at RHDHV. Our primary client was the water and waste water sector.
Plant Experience:
I was exposed to the operation of various Magalies Water sites
I did C&I condition assessment of various Magalies Water sites
I did C&I inspections for upgrades and expansions at Magalies Water sites
I did C&I construction monitoring for the Percy Stewart Waste Water Treatment Works
project, Mogale City Energy Efficiency project, Bulawayo pumping scheme and Cape Flats
Water Treatment Works project.
I did C&I design's for the Eskoms Medupi power plant project
I was also exposed to brewery operations at Sedibeng Breweries in anticipation of receiving
work from this client
Design Experience:
I did the C&I basic design and detailed design.
I compiled piping and instrumentation diagrams, cable block diagrams, PLC power
distribution diagrams, wiring and loop diagrams, bills of quantities, scope of works, tender
evaluation reports, communications diagram, panel GA's, process control philosophies, I/O
schedules, motor lists and instrument lists.
I was responsible for review of contractor design submissions
Other:
I was involved in design reviews, process interface meetings, client feedback meetings,
contractor meetings and tender briefing sessions
Compilation of project capital cost estimates, project fee estimate, planning of resource hours and reviewing contractor's payment certificates
I also provided technical assistance to project managers

Experience 3


Organisation: WSP Projects

C&I Engineer

March 2009 - December 2011

General Details:
Curriculum Vitae: KEGEAN REDDY 2014


I was a C&I Engineer in the software department of WSP Industrial. Our primary client was
Johannesburg Water. I was part of a team responsible for the C&I on all new projects and for the maintenance of existing sites for Johannesburg Water.
Plant Experience:
Exposure to the operation of various Johannesburg Water treatment plants
I did fault finding on live plants, SCADA and PLC maintenance, setting up new networks and SCADA's and standby at Johannesburg Water treatment plants
Involved in C&I upgrade and modification at JHB Water Treatment Plants
Design Experience:
I was responsible for the basic and detail C&I designs
I also did sizing of PLC equipment, selection of PLC equipment and designing of PLC panels
I did compilation of loop and wiring diagrams, functional design specification, P&IDs, bill of quantities for PLC equipment, PLC panel layout drawings, I/O lists, cable schedules and
cable sizing
Other:
Compilation of cost estimates
Involved in internal design meetings, client meetings, design reviews and HAZOPS

Experience 4

C&I Engineer

Eskom-Komati Power Station

July 2008 - February 2009

General Details:
I was a C&I engineer responsible for the turbine on the Return To Service (RTS) power
station
Plant Experience:
I was exposed to the power generation process
I gained experience in turbine functionality and operation, in instrument selection, parameter
testing on the turbine, C&I optimization tests carried out on the turbine and process
operational testing carried out on the turbine
I was involved in weekly health and safety inspections, in C&I upgrade and modification of the plant, supervision of contractors, equipment selection, analysis and reviewing of P&IDs and functional design specification.
Curriculum Vitae: KEGEAN REDDY 2014


Design Experience:
Overview of the C&I Detailed Design Phase and implementation
Providing assistance in the determination of operational specifications
Providing engineering solutions to problems that were found on site
Other:
Involved in design reviews, process interface meetings, safety reviews and HAZOPS

Experience 5

C&I Engineer

MRCS

September 2007 - June 2008

General Details:
I was a C&I engineer on PBMR Project. MRCS was sub-contracted to Westinghouse Electric
South Africa, the international nuclear company
Plant Experience:
I was exposed to the Helium Test Facility [HTF] Plant in Pelindaba where I conducted C&I
testing, built pilot plants and did upgrades and modifications to the existing plant.
Design Experience:
I was involved in concept, basic and detail designs
I did equipment sizing, equipment and component selection
I provided assistance in the determination of functional design specifications, compiled
P&IDs and I did system reviews
Other:
Involved in design reviews, HAZOPS, safety reviews and process interface meetings

Experience 6

Junior C&I Engineer

PDNA

February 2007 - September 2007

General Details:
I was a junior C&I engineer working under closely with my line manager
Plant Experience:
Curriculum Vitae: KEGEAN REDDY 2014


I was involved with the C&I design and upgrade project for the Kellogg's plant where I was
exposed to the daily production process
I was also exposed to pre commissioning, cold commissioning and hot commissioning at the
Kellogg's plant and at SAB (Alrode)
Design Experience:
I was exposed to PLC Programming, fault finding and relay logic technology
I was involved in equipment selection, compilation and updating of P&IDs, compilation and updating of electrical drawings, compilation and updating of electrical reports, preparation of
tenders, review of AS built documentation.
Other:
Involved in design reviews, process interface meetings, ISO 9000 accreditation for PDNA

Experience 7

Test Engineer

SABS Head Office

March 2006 - January 2007

General Details:
I was a lab technician doing safety and compliance testing
Plant Experience:
I was responsible for compliance testing in the laboratory, maintenance of equipment,
preparation of relevant electrical tests (according to international standards)
Design Experience:
None
Other:
I compiled technical reports and test quotations
I did monthly/weekly/daily planning of work, supervision of subordinates, organizing and implementing functional work control systems, provided technical support to clients, students and fellow test officers and I resolved customer complaints and I provided assistance to clients.

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