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Thomas Mathew

Thomas Mathew

Sr Engineer & Dy. Project Manager

Arabi Enertech KSC

Kuwait, Kuwait

Sr. Enginneer & Dy. Project Manager at Arabi Enertech KSC


Arabi Enertech KSC

Sr Engineer & Dy. Project Manager

● At present, Working as Elect. Maintenance Engineer in KNPC Shuaiba Refinery for “Electrical Maintenance services for KNPC Shuaiba Refinery, CS 1930” Contract since September 2010 onwards
● Successfully coordinated Mobilization activities at the beginning of the project in coordination with Client as acting Project Manager
● Also approved as Dy PM for this contract
● Involved in installation of ABB make VD 4 switchgear in critical substations of KNPC SHU Refinery during GRTA 2011
● Carrying out maintenance and trouble shooting of HT switchgear and relays as per KNPC procedure and schedule
● Coordinating SHU Refinery power system maintenance activities with MEW
● Working as Utilities and Crude Unit Electrical Engineer for Shuaiba Refinery
● Attend coordination meetings with Operations and other depts. to streamline daily activities of Utilities and Crude Units
● Trouble shooting of Electrical system, especially HT switchgear and ABB multifunction Protection relays
● Involved in various in-house maintenance projects and Task forces at SHU Refinery (eg. Installation of new sump pump at boiler, installation of new air compressor at Unit 19, dismantling of redundant facilities at Unit 21, Installation and commissioning of battery chargers at Substations 5B,6,8, Cable replacements etc.)
● Carrying out Root Cause Analysis for specific failures and Risk assessments for critical jobs.
● Supervising and executing daily, weekly and monthly PM activities as per KNPC maximo schedule.
● Familiar with KNPC maximo system (Work Order system, Inventory management etc.)
● Motivate and train manpower for safe work practices
● Management of Refinery Electrical shift manpower
● Assisting in Power Consumption monitoring (TARSHEED) during peak summer months to control power consumption
● Worked on critical task force teams for various critical problems of SHU Refinery
● Assisting in planned Tunrnaround activities for associated units

Career medium 05
Career medium 03

Arabi Enertech KSC

Project Engineer (Electrical)

● Fire and Gas Detection System Up gradation project at Mina Abdullah Refinery.(November 2008 to July 2010)

● Job involved:
● Successfully completion of the project
● Project planning, coordination and execution of all Electrical activities for the project
● Coordination with Client, vendors, subcontractors for successful completion of the project
● Have assumed the duties of Acting Project Manager from time to time for this project
● Installation and commissioning of New Fire detection system using Fire alarm panels, UV /IR Fire detectors, gas detectors, motorized fire monitors, Optical fiber cabling etc. in hazardous locations of Shipping, IRT, Transfer-Blend and Crude Pump houses at Mina Abdullah Refinery.

● Was involved from June'07 to June'08 as Project Manager for EPC Project at KNPC, Shuaiba Refinery (EPC project).
● Job involved:
● Installation of Second Incomer 6.6 KV, ABB make VD4 switchgear for Substation 12 of KNPC Shuaiba refinery including Engineering, Procurement and Construction.
● HT cabling, Installation of ABB switchgear , commissioning and hook up of new Switchgear with old switchgear in order to facilitate changeover between 04 substation feeders
● Planning and coordination for the entire project activities
● Coordination of Engineering, procurement with Client and vendor (ABB)
● Arranging and finalizing required subcontracts
● Planning and tracking the entire project activities as per schedule
● Attending regular meetings with Client, procurement, Contractor management to remove bottlenecks for the smooth running of the project
● Facilitating teamwork and effective communication within the execution team

● In parallel, responsible for complete Electrical activities for SUG Upgrade project for Joint Operations, Wafra (EPC project)
● Involved with complete design coordination with client, procurement and construction activities for both the above projects
● Coordinated with Joint Operations and M/s Hyundai for complete Engineering works like RFQs, ETAP, Short Circuit Analysis, Power system study, Design of DG set, Power transformers, HT and LT MCCs, design of HT, LT and control cables, Single line diagrams, Distribution boards, design of 40 KVA UPS system, ATS and Bypass switch with emergency DB, Cable sizing, transformers sizing, Switchgear sizing, indoor and outdoor lighting system as per area classifications, MV & LV Bus ducts, interfacing with DCS etc.
● Coordinated all procurement activities with M/s Hyundai, Client and Procurement section for above project
● Planning, resource allocation to carry out the work in efficient manner
● Design follow-up and review for procurement of ABB make Transformers and HT switchgear for the project


Al-herqel Est, Rahima, Saudi Arabia

Project Engineer (Electrical)

Estimation, Planning and Execution of Short form contracts in Saudi
Aramco, Saudi Arabia for the following projects:

1. Replacement of 50 KVA twin UPS systems in Ras Tanura, North Refinery during T & I.
2. Installation of Chlorination system at North Terminal, Ras Tanura
3. Procurement and Installation of Fire Siren at Qatif LPG plant in collaboration with Federal Signals, USA
4. Modification and Upgradation of 5 Switchracks at Juaymah Tank Farm

Career medium 05
Career medium 02

Shree Digvijay Cement Co Ltd, Sikka, Jamnagar

Sr Engineer (Electrical)

>Directly involved with Electrical maintenance, operation and trouble shooting of new Dry Process kiln and Raw Mill system.
>Was accountable for raw mill Electrical section as part of raw mill team and involved in Energy conservation activities of the plant in order to bring down Unit / ton of Cement.
>Successfully performed root cause analysis to reduce breakdowns and standardized spares to reduce inventory
>Employed 5s, TPM, Kaizen, root cause analysis etc. for improving productivity.
>Optimizing power consumption of raw mill section for optimum output through various energy saving measures.
>Trained and mentored the team for internal training development activities.
>Carried out planning and execution of yearly shutdown and T & I activities as per ISO 9000 norms.
>Was actively involved in team building exercise of raw mill section in which our team won best team awards for 5 consecutive months.


Maradia Chemicals Ltd, Surendranagar, India

Graduate Engineer Trainee

>Completed Erection and commissioning of 350 TPD caustic chlorine plant.
>Designed and erected electrical system for new CPW plant.
>Coordinated with client, consultant and contractor during execution.
>Inspected MCCs, HT panel, before dispatch as client, in collaboration with consultant (ICB Technimont Ltd.
> Follow up, Reporting and Updating daily site activities of the Project

Career medium 01

Saurashtra University

BE Electrical, Electrical Engineering

BE Electrical passed with distinction