Karuppiah - Instrumentation Engineer - Chennai, TN, India

Karuppiah Karuppiah

Chennai, TN, India

Services

Instrumentation Engineer

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

Work History

Siemens, Keyence, GEFanuc, Delta, Schneider (Modicon), Mitsubishi PLCs, Emerson Delta V System, Honeywell Experion DCS in Excel Automation Services

From June 2014

Since Jun'14: Conducting Guest Lectures on Field Instrumentation and simultaneously involved in Training on programming of Allen Bradley, Siemens, Keyence, GEFanuc, Delta, Schneider (Modicon), Mitsubishi PLCs, Emerson Delta V System, Honeywell Experion DCS in Excel Automation Services, Chennai

Sr Engineer -Instrumentation

M/s Petrofac Engineering Services Private Limited

From February 2011

Field Engineering, Site Coordination: Field Engineering work comprising reviewing of Technical Queries by Client and Contractor and resolving the issues related to Procurement , Erection and Commissioning.
Project: DS1, DS2 Brownfield Project and MJE20, MJE22 and MJE24, CPF Greenfield Shell Majnoon Project
Role played in Field Engineering Department and job coordination at field by making redmarkups on the engineering documents.Initiating workpacks for brownfield jobs
Coordinating with the vendor in shutdown of existing plant-Brownfield and identifying the existing lines for the Tieinpoints of Instrumentation.
Coordinating with the vendor representatives and resolving the issues arising in Instrument Erection, Commissioning at Majnoon, Ira q for DS1, DS2, MJE20, MJE22 and MJE24, DS2 Wellheads , CPF of Shell Iraq Majnoon Project.
Technical assistance to Instrument Maintenance after commissioning the plant.
Shell Majnoon As Built: Involved in Weekly progress update of 'As Built Deliverables', coordinated in making as built changes in Loop Wiring Drawing.
Proposal: Proposal engineering work includes Feed Validation, Preparation of RFQ, Technical Bid evaluation, MTO and cost estimation for various proposals.
Project: BP-RUMAILA IPC/CPS, IRAQ
Reviewing of Engineering Deliverables/ Documents for technical integrity and accuracy and compliance to contractual requirements. Work includes Feed verification of Engineering Deliverables, raising technical queries to the vendor on review of offers for various field instruments, preparation of BOQ for the total Instrumentation Items in the project.
Project: Sulphur Recovery project and Acid gas recovery project for Qatar Petroleum, Qatar.
Reviewing of Engineering Deliverables/ Documents for technical integrity and accuracy and compliance to contractual requirements. Work includes validation of Field instrument data sheets such as Transmitters, Level instruments, Gauges. Design deliverables including installation drawings; lay...

Sr. Engineer Instrumentation

M/s Petrofac Engineering Services Private Limited

February 2011 - June 2014

Sr Design Engineer -Inst

Onshore Asset Gas Management Project

November 2010 - January 2011

Project Handled: Onshore Asset Gas Management Project at Seametric Engineering

Sr engineer -Inst

Chevron Nigeria Limited

May 2010 - September 2010

for 52 MMSCFD Gas Export-Onshore Asset Management Project, Chevron Project on Instrument Datasheets, Instrument Location Layout, Instrument Cable Tray Layout, Cause and Effect Sheet, Safe Chart, Instrument Loop Diagrams, Process Control System:Allenbradley Redundant ControlLogix System.
Kentz Overseas Ltd
May 2010 till Sep 2010 Sr engineer -Inst
Projects:
• Early Production Facility Project of 120MMT Per Day Production of Natural Gas at KOC , Kuwait
• Ammonia production facilities - Petro chemical industries corporation , Kuwait -Shifting of Loal Control Rooms into Main Control Room 100 Tonnes Per Day Ammonia Plant of Petrochemical Industries Corporation
Role: Instrument engineering works such as Brown field engineering such as over hauling of existing control room instrumentation , Package instrumentation such as compressors etc. Preparation of Instrument Test Reports.Also involved in preparation of Engineering Investigation Report, initiating Engineering change management , creating software change request form and also involved in preparation of minor change management.

CSC

March 2010 - April 2010

5) Attended UGC Sponsored National Workshop on 'Programming Approach and Industrial Applications on PLC' on 15th and 16th of March 2010.

V.KARUPPIAH

Sr Design Engineer -Inst

Seametric Engineering

November 2010 - January 2011

Sr. Engineer - Installation

Kentz Overseas Ltd

May 2010 - September 2010

Assistant Manager

Webb India Private Limited

October 2009 - January 2010

Senior Instrument Design Engineer

OEG India Private Limited

June 2009 - September 2009

Senior Instrument Design Engineer
June'09- Sept'09
15 MW Thermal Power Plant

Principal Design Engineer

MW Thermal Power Plant

October 2007 - May 2009

Oct'07- May'09 Principal Design Engineer
Detail engineering of instrumentation for various on shore oil & gas projects
Includes Hazop and SIL study, preparation of control narrative.
• Bina refinery coke drum storage package facilities
• Petro logistics , USA
• Saudi Kayan, Saudi Arabia for Technicas Reunidas, Germany
• Karchaganak Petroleum operating company, Khazaghastan

Sr Instrument Engineer

VA Tech Wabag Technologies Private Limited

January 2007 - September 2007

Role: Carried out Site Erection and Commissioning of Bombay Municipal Corporation

Principal Design Engineer

Valdel Engineers & Constructors Pvt. Ltd

October 2007 - May 2009

karuppiahvairavan@gmail.com
09600195237
B1, 10/25, Ground Floor, Mahalakshmi Flats, Kallukaran Street, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004, TN Skype ID:Karuppiah.vairavan
SKILLS
Instrumentation
Commissioning
Installation
Erection
Detailed Designing
Vendor Management
Process Optimization
Procurement
Team Management

Technical Skills:
✓ Various International Codes & Standards including Shell DEPs, API, ANSI Standards
✓ Honeywell DCS, Yokogawa DCS, Siemens DCS, Emerson DCS and ABB DCS
✓ Honeywell PLCs, Siemens PLCs, Mitsubishi PLCs, Keyence PLCs, Modicon PLCs (Scheneider), Delta PLCs, Keyence PLCs, ABB PLCs
✓ Fire and Gas Control Detection System
✓ Intrinsic Safe Design Concepts Packaged Equipment Control System such as Compressor Control System, Tank Gauging System and Condition Monitoring Systems
✓ SIL, Hazop Studies & NACE Applications


PROJECTS
• Journal Of Cochin Corporation
• Worked as a Research Associate for Village Level Resource Mapping, a Local Government Project, 1999-2000
Associated with the project and contributed for data collection and analysis of various resources in Andoor Panchayat in Kannur District. Located the traditional water bodies, indigenous seed varieties, traditional farming techniques without using hazardous pesticides or fertilizers, traditional methods of preserving ecosystems etc

Chennai as Sr. Instrument Engineer

VA Tech Wabag Technologies Private Limited

January 2007 - September 2007

Sr Instrument Engineer

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction

June 2006 - December 2006

South Korea as Sr. Instrument Engineer

Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction

June 2006 - December 2006

Sr Instrument Engineer

Super Critical Thermal Power Project

September 2004 - April 2006

of 2 Trains of 330 MegaWatt Power Project.

SM Aker Management Services
Sep'04-Apr'06 Sr Instrument Engineer

Role:Deputed to work for Reliance Petroleum to cater to Retail outlet division.
Engineering of Automatic Radar Tank Gauging system, Petrol automatic dispensing systems, Variable Frequency Drives etc

Sr. Instrument Engineer

SM Aker Management Services

September 2004 - April 2006

Service Engineer

Tricon Internation

April 2004 - August 2004

Sr Instrument Engineer

Aarvi Encon Private Limited

December 2003 - February 2004

Project: Design Engineering for "Tarapur Atomic Power Project"

Instrumentation Engineer

DCS I/O List

September 2003 - November 2003

Prepared Wire Routing Information Drawings for Active Process Water System, Non Active Process, Auxilliary Service Water System on deputation to Tata Consulting Engineers.
Sep'03-Nov'03 Instrumentation Engineer
Job Role:
↔ Design Engineering of Replacemet of Oligomer with PET Flakes in FF Plant-Hazira

o Preparation of all Engineering Deliverables for Reliance Hazira Plant

Sr Engineer

Chemtrols Engineering Limited

January 2003 - August 2003

Project Handled:
• Loni Pipeline Phase II Project Jaipur.
Project includes Jaipur Intermediate Pumping Station, Kandla Despatch Station
Client: Gas Authority India Limited with PLC based SCADA systems, Flowmetering etc

Instrument Engineer

Aarvi Encon Private Limited

December 2003 - February 2004

Dec'03 - Feb'04: Aarvi Encon Private Limited as Sr. Instrument Engineer

Hazira as Instrumentation Engineer

FF Plant

September 2003 - November 2003

Engineer

Chemtrols Engineering Limited

January 2003 - August 2003

Mumbai as sr

Chemtrols Engineering Limited

January 2003 - August 2003

Engineer

Instrument Erection Engineer

Job Role

October 2002 - December 2002

vendor evaluation, inspection of System, Field Instruments for control room instrumentation, i.e. PLC-PC based system, Asset Management System, Flow Computers, Field instruments

Jurong Engineering, Bangladesh Instrument Erection Engineer
Oct'02-Dec'02
Role: Carried out Revamp activities like Instrument Installation, Commissioning of new instruments on deputation to Jurong Engineering, Bangladesh

Instrument Design Engineer

Mantech Synergies Pvt. Ltd

June 2002 - September 2002

Project:
• Petrochemical complex , Ethylene production unit- Basf-Petronas, Malaysia on deputation:
Carried out engineering design changes in Intools data sheets and data base works.

Instrument Erection Engineer

Jurong Engineering, Bangladesh

October 2002 - December 2002

SMART Plant Intools Application Engineer

Deputed to Malaysia for Siemens

June 2002 - September 2002

Design Engineer

Ram E&I Systems Pvt. Ltd

April 2001 - May 2002

Role: Specification for Instrument Systems, Selection of instruments, Bid evaluation, Instrumentation Drawings such as Instrument Index, I/O list, Control loop and Interlock logic drawing, hook-up drawings etc..
Projects:
• Effluent Treatment Plant of AES Kelantissa Pvt. Ltd, Srilanka.
• Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited, India.
• Assam Paper Mills Recovery Boilers Project, India
• ITC Badrachalam Paper Boards Recovery Boiler Project, India
.

India as Design Engineer

Ram E&I Systems Pvt. Ltd

April 2001 - May 2002

Instrument Engineer

Process Control Technologies Private Limited

August 2000 - March 2001

Responsible for Engineering Deliverables

Pentasoft Technologies Limited

June 2000 - August 2000

Mumbai as Instrument Engineer

Process Control Technologies Private Limited

August 2000 - March 2001

Instrumentation Engineer

Reliance Petroleum Ltd

September 1998 - May 2000

Job Role:
↔ Review of specifications and data sheets preparation for instruments such LT's PT's TT's FT's LG's Control Valves, Pressure Switches, Level Switches, Flow Switches, RTD's, Thermocouples, Shutdown valves, etc.

o Erection & commissioning of instrumentation includes field instruments all types and systems for Aromatics Tatoray Area, Tankage Area, Norsk Hydro Electrolysers package, mini hydrogen plant., Effluent Treatment Plants
o Involved in DCS, ESD, F&G loop checking of all Closed loops, Open loops of Foxboro I/A Series of Invensys and involved in TMR PLC viz., Triconex PLC Logic Checking
o Involved in Hazard and Operability Study of Aromatics Area and Hydrogen Area and Safety Integrity Level for Different Systems such as Machine Condition Monitoring System, Fire and Gas System, Emergency Shutdown System as per IEC-61508 and IEC-61511

Instrumentation Engineer

Laxmi Organic Industries Ltd

July 1995 - August 1998

Job Role:
↔ Maintaining 2 KVa,3KVa UPS, Taylor MOD 30 Controllers, Microgenie Controllers & Microscan 500R Controllers.
↔ Carrying out Intellution Fix Scada Configurations.
Training Attended:
1)PLC Course at 'Atech Automation, Mumbai' from 4th March 2004 to 31st March 2004

Mahad as Instrumentation Engineer

Laxmi Organic Industries Ltd

July 1995 - August 1998

Key Result Areas:
✓ Heading the Field Engineering work that included reviewing Technical Queries by Client & Contractor and resolving the issues related to Procurement, Erection and Commissioning
✓ Managing instrument engineering works such as Brown Field Engineering such as overhauling of existing control room instrumentation, package instrumentation such as compressors
✓ Preparing Instrument Test Reports
✓ Leading the process of preparing Engineering Investigation Report, initiating Engineering Change Management, creating Software Change Request Form
✓ Handling Detail engineering of instrumentation for various on-shore oil & gas projects including Hazop & SIL study and preparing control narrative

Highlights:
✓ Successfully managed:
o Engineering of Aluminium Bath Handling System, Anode Grouping & Cleaning System, Rodding Shop Automation
o Review and Detailing of Discrepancy in the Design Documents for 15 MW Thermal Power Plant
o Revamp activities like Instrument Installation, Commissioning of new instruments on deputation to Jurong Engineering, Bangladesh
o Engineering Design Changes in Intools data sheets and data base works
✓ Effectively carried out design & detailed Engineering activities for Super Critical Thermal Power Project of 2 Trains of 330 Mega Watt Power Project
✓ Played a key role in engineering of Automatic Radar Tank Gauging system, Petrol Automatic Dispensing Systems, Variable Frequency Drives, etc.
✓ Actively involved in review of specifications & data sheets preparation for instruments such LT's PT's TT's FT's LG's Control Valves, Pressure Switches, Level Switches, Flow Switches, RTD's, Thermocouples, Shutdown Valves, etc.
✓ Led erection & commissioning of instrumentation includes field instruments all types and systems for Aromatics Tatoray Area, Tankage Area, Norsk Hydro Electrolysers Package, Mini Hydrogen Plant, Effluent Treatment Plants
✓ Involved in DCS, ESD, F&G loop checking of all Closed loops, Open loops of Foxboro I/A Series of...

Application Development in Scada Software,InTouch

Industrial Automation

Up to March 2001

conducted by Prolific Systems and Technologies Private Limited,Thane(West),Period of Training: 26th February to 3rd March 2001
Topics Covered: Application Development in Scada Software,InTouch,PLC Programming for Modicon Micro PLC (Pro 7.0),Siemens S7 300 PLCs (S7 Programming), AB SLC 5/03,Application Development using Adlink High Speed Data Acquisition Cards.

Qualifications & Certifications

Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering

Annamalai University

Electronics & Communications Engineering

Annamalai University

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