Thampan - Instrument Technician - Kuwait, Al Asimah

Manoj Thampan

Kuwait, Al Asimah


Instrument Technician


Presently working as Process Control Coordinator at EQUATE Petrochemical Company, Kuwait. A trained and qualified Instrument and Control system person with 9years’ experience in Oil & Gas and petrochemical industry. Major responsibilities discharged during the period of commissioning, shutdown and breakdown, preventive and corrective maintenance and fault findings in process control instrumentation, automation, machinery control instruments and F&G system. Configuring and developing industrial computer network systems for HMI and PLC systems. Optimizing the facilities process control systems as well as improving reliability of the process systems. Supervising and performing HMI, VFD and PLC programming. Performing field startup tasks. Coordinating instrumentation calibration and maintenance support. Supporting the operations and maintenance groups during normal and abnormal plant operation. Updating CAD drawings for process and instrumentation diagrams. Maintaining of equipment and/or process related software. Participating in an on-call system designed to provide resources to production team during off hours. Well verse and with extensive training on Trouble Shooting, DCS-Honeywell TDC 3000 Process Management System,Foxboro IA Series DCS, Rockwell PLC-5, Triconex TMR PLC, Honeywell MasterLogic 200R PLC, Siemens S7-400 and Bentley Nevada 3500 vibration monitoring system. Widely work on Fieldbus and OPC system. Read and interpret, review P&ID’s, FLD’s, Ladder Diagrams, DCS &PLC I/O list, Electrical Diagrams, logic diagram and engineering drawing. Fully conversant and performs work within the Permit to Work (PTW) system and the statutory Health and Safety procedures.

Work History

Nevada Vibration Monitoring Systems

System Failures, Trouble Shooting and Maintenance.
• Probe installation for both radial and axial measurements.
• Probe and proximitor characteristic checking.
• Monitor set point and setting configuration modification
❖ VEGA-OHMART Nuclear level measurement
• Replace CPU or Power Supply Board
• Diagnostic alarm messages and calibrate with Ohmview software or HART Communicator
• Source holder shutter check
❖ VFD- Drives
• Diagnose settings and alarms in VFD Drives
• trouble shoot the problems of drives and PLC system
• Experience in Siemens & ABB VFD Drives
❖ Handled various type of Rotary feeder and MOVs
❖ Handled various maintenance jobs in Machinery Automation such as Packaging, Conveying, etc.
❖ Installation, Commissioning, Calibration, Repair and Maintenance of • Yokogawa SMARTPressure, Flow, Temperature& Level Transmitters with Smart Field Communicator. Yew flow 101 vortex flow transmitter.
• Rosemount SMART Family Pressure, Flow, Temperature & Level Transmitters with HART Communicator.
• Foxboro SMART Pressure, Flow, Temperature & Level Transmitters with Smart Field Communicator and Vortex Flow meters.
• Honeywell SMART Pressure, Flow, and Temperature & Level Transmitters with Field communicators.
• Displacer Type Level transmittersof Fisher, Foxboro, Masoneilan, Magnetroland Tokyo-keiso.
• Ultrasonic level transmitters and switches of Magnetrol.
• Pneumatic controllers and indicators
• Control Valves:Fisher, Masoneillan, ABB, NelesJamesbury, IL, Valtek, orbit, bettis, Rotork etc. On-Off Valves, SOV, BDV, ESDV, MOV (Rotork Mark I & II), stroke Adjusters andCCI Drags Anti surge control valves.
• SMART Digital Positioners like Fisher DVC5000 & 6000 series, MasoneilanSV-2, PMV D3, and Flow serve logix series, VAL Controls, ABB- TZID etc.
• All types of Pneumatic Positioners like Valtek, Foxboro, Moore, Siemens, Masoneilanetc,
• All types of control valve accessories like Boosterrelayslock up relays, Reversing relay, Regulators, quick exhaust valves and I/P...

Qualifications & Certifications

Diploma in Electronics & Process Instrumentation

Mar Gregarious Institute

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