Mahmod - Mechanical Engineer - Suez, Egypt

Mustafa Mahmod

Suez, Egypt


Mechanical Engineer


Mechanical Maintenance and operation Engineer
Good and valuable experience in
• Pre-Commissioning
• Commissioning.
• Operation.
• Maintenance.
• Production
• Process control

Currently associated with Suez steel company in Egypt, as Shift Leader for Air Separation plant produces (750 TPD Oxygen , 250TPD Nitrogen and 20TPD Argon) with this achievements .
• Commissioned 750TPD Air separation plant before starting .
• Commissioned centrifugal air compressor 112000 Nm3/ h with Cameron team (foundation , alignment , start up , surge test).
• Commissioned centrifugal booster compressor 69000N3m3/h with Cameron team ( alignment , start up , surge test).
• Commissioned molecular sieve (fill with alumina , and molecular sieve material , check all valves open and close time , program working and time for heating and cooling and pressurize and painting and depressurize to make process air free from H2o and Co2 ) with SASPG company.
• Commissioned very big heat exchanger ( how can make heat balance to keep plant working stable and isolate it with perlite with SASPG COMPANY .
• Commissioned rectification column (how can fill lower column with pressure without any fail and also upper column and fill with perlite with SASPG company.
• Commissioned turbo expander ( instrument air , seal gas , start up , and no dwell zone and how can I make heat balance by using it ) with Cryostar team.
• Commissioned pre_cooling system ( air cooling tower and water cooling tower by filling with package ( ACT with plastic with different size , WCT stainless steel) and make cooling for air before inter purifier with SASPG company.
• Commissioned argon system ( getting rid of oxygen , getting rid of nitrogen) with SASPG team.
• Commissioned cryogenic pumps ( centrifugal , reciprocating ) ( seal gas , cooling ,and start up ) with Cryostar team.
• Commissioned Flat bottom cryogenic storage tanks of high capacities.
• Ensure the Plant reliability meet the Target, Loading is to be 100 %.

Work History

Shift Leader

Suez steel company

From July 2012

responsible for Maintenance , operation and process control for cryogenic plant with capacity Nm3/h (750TPD O2 ,250 TPD N2 ,20TPD Ar) :
• Air compressor(centrifugal) - Make: Cameron, capacity - 112000 Nm3/hr
• Expansion Turbine – Make: Cryostar, Capacity – 28000 Nm3/hr
• Chiller – Make: Carrier
• Booster Air Compressor (centrifugal) – Make: Cameron, Capacity – 69000 Nm3/hr.
• Cryogenic pumps ( centrifugal and reciprocating ) – Make: Cryostar , 460 l/min.
• Booster – expander compressor(centrifugal) , capacity 40000 Nm3/h
• Water pumps (double suction) – capacity 1500 m3/h.
• Chiller and cooling water pumps ( single suction & double suction ) 240 t/h
• Rectification Column.
• Main Heat Exchanger.
• Cooling Tower – Make: Capacity – 3000 m3/hr.
• Cryogenic Storage Tanks – 1500m3, 750 m3, 100 m3 etc.
• Pulsating type self cleaning filters – 112000 Nm3/hr.
• Pneumatic Valves ,manual Valves, safety Valves, expansion valves

Mechanical engineer

GULF industrial gases company

October 2010 - June 2012

responsible for Maintenance and operation for mechanical equipments like:
• Air Compressor(centrifugal), make: atlas copco , capacity 6000Nm3/h.
• Expansion turbine: Reaction, make: cryostar, capacity 6000Nm3/h.
• Booster compressor(centrifugal): capacity 12000 Nm3/h.
• Main heat exchanger.
• Booster expander compressor(centrifugal).
• Water pumps : centrifugal pumps.
• Rectification column.
• Cryogenics storage tanks.
• Cryogenics pumps: make, cryostar.
• Pneumatic Valves, manual Valves, safety Valves.
• Cooling Tower.
• Refrigeration unit.


Cryogenic plant

i installed and commissioned the biggest Cryogenic plant in Egypt produces 750 TPD O2 , 250 TPD N2 and 20 TPD Ar , i am shift leader responsible for operation and maintenance for equipments

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Engineering

Menofia University

Eldlingat High School

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