1. Tahir Mahmood Butt
QATAR PETROLEUM REFINERY MAINTENANCE DEPTT, ELECTRICAL SECTION,
MESAIEED, P.BOX : 50033, DOHA, QATAR.
TELL NO, 00974-55659245 (CELL), 00974-44189064 (HOME)
Skype ID = rohtahir
To obtain a challenging and responsible position where I can contribute the best of my skill and efforts
for the growth of the company.
Total Oil / Gas Experience = 21 years.
Experience in Middle East (Oil Refinery) = 15 Years.
Qatar Petroleum Refinery
Position : Senior Electrical Technician.
Job Duration : Oct 2000 to Present.
The Qatar Petroleum Refinery is the only refinery in Qatar which started as a small topping plant in
1958 and has grown over the years into a giant oil refinery. The main activity of the Refinery is to
process the crude oil and condensate into various finished petroleum products, which are intended to
meet the domestic demand as well as for export. The main finished products are liquefied petroleum gas
(LPG), naphtha, premium gasoline, super gasoline, jet fuel, diesel and fuel oil. The approx. production of
the refinery is 150,000 BPSD.
Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL)
Position : Electrical Technician.
Job Duration : Oct 1994 to Oct 2000.
Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) is one of the pioneer exploration and production (E&P) companies in
Pakistan’s Oil & Gas sector. The Company's principal activity is to explore, develop and produce oil and
natural gas resources. Sui, Pakistan’s oldest & largest gas field discovered and operated by PPL,
contributing 25% of Pakistan’s gas production. Today the Sui gas field produces around 700 MMcfd of
natural gas daily from 88 wells completed during 53 years of production.
Main Responsibilities :
Plan, execute and supervise scheduled preventive and corrective maintenance for
electrical installations under area of responsibility to achieve the department KPI’s.
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2. Diagnoses, troubleshooting, repair and replaces faulty parts on all electrical equipment
in assigned area of responsibility in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications and
company policies to assure equipment integrity and availability.
Recommend the required spare replacement during preventive / corrective maintenance
Review the spare parts list and report for the missing/improper items to minimize the
repair and equipment down time.
Ensure that all special instruments, tools and relevant spares are available and safe for
usage prior to starting work in order to minimize downtime.
Carry out the electrical isolation and switching of HV (11kv, 3.3KV) and LV (415 V,
240 V) equipment’s in accordance to company policies and procedure to assure safe
work condition for plant electrical and rotating equipment.
Supervise the electrical installations and testing under area of responsibilities for
quality and integrity assurance.
Supervise team of electrical technicians, general technicians and contractors.
Coordination of Shut down activities with contractors. Give the daily feedback and reports
to area engineer / senior engineer.
Execution of various types of Work Permits (PTW) by using RIS (Refinery Information Systems)
Using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) with SAP-R/3 Module for
notifications, work orders, acceptance and completion. Material reservation and Issuing from
Maintains daily contact with the Supervisors / senior technicians of other section and
operation’s shift controllers / shift supervisors to carry out and plan / schedule the maintenance
Assisting Senior Electrical Engineers in critical jobs, design study of plant equipment, updating/
Modifying existing equipment, plant change request (PCR) etc.
Reviews equipment history and performance, contributes to plant failures investigation and
makes recommendations for improvement. Liaises with Operations and Inspection to ensure
equipment is retained in good functional order at all times.
Maintain equipment history records. Make reports of Major/critical failure of equipment and
jobs performed on them.
Assist electrical engineers to prepare scope of work for contracted jobs and do technical
evaluation of contractor’s bids etc.
Support training department by extending the service of on job training to coach and counsel
newly recruited National trainees in the refinery.
Participate in a Standby/on call assignments and to be readily available in order to
support the operation team for emergencies.
Prepare the feedback of the weekly WOs, Back log, Man Hours and send to Planning
and Area Engineer.
Fully conversant with LOTO procedure, JHA, NEMA, NETA, ANSI, IEC, HAZOP, IP
Standards, ATEX etc.
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3. Key Achievements:
Active participation in every stage of the Revamping and refinery expansion project i.e.
Installation, testing, commissioning etc. in 2002.
Leading the Team of Technicians, Contractors and helpers for the Maintenance of 11KV , 3.3
KV, 415 V Switch Gears, Circuit Breakers, Transformers, Motors, Heaters etc. during the
Major Shut down and Turn Around in 2005, 2009, 2013 and 2015.
Prepared complete data sheets for each & every equipment installed in the refinery related to
Assist senior electrical engineer to review and modify the preventive maintenance task list,
intervals & performing procedures for electrical motors, Circuit Breakers, Transformers,
Heaters and Lighting system.
Actively participated in the major overhauling of 15MW steam turbine driven Power Generator
along with Vendor (Siemens).
Preparing the list of spare parts used in each equipment with part number, SAP material
Number, Used quantity, Available Quantity etc.
Hands on experience of Operation, Maintenance and trouble shooting of following electrical equipment;
HV & LV switchgears “ABB, SCHNEIDER, NEI REYROLLE, HOLEC, TRINDLE, GEC,
TERASAKI” etc (11kv, 6.6Kv, 3.3kv, 400v) with associated control circuits (110Vac, 110Vdc), OCBs,
VCBs, ACBs, Feeders, Automatic bus transfer system, Automatic restarting system, Motor control
centers (MCCs), Load changeover, Isolation/cancellation, protection relays testing etc.
4.01MVA Generators “ANSALDO” and its auxiliaries which are driven by frame-1 “NOUVO
PIGNONE” gas turbine model MS 1002 J. The responsibilities include maintenance, trouble shooting,
load transferring, Synchronizing and testing of protection relays with primary and secondary injection
15MW Steam turbine Driven Generator (SIEMENS) and its protection and control system.
700 KVA and 250 KVA emergency Diesel Generators (Hyundai).
85KW Gas engine Driven small power Generators (Caterpillar).
Step Down Transformers up to 5MVA “HYUNDAI, PAWELS, SIEMENS, PEEBLES” ETC.
Periodic inspection, Maintenance, Oil testing, Oil Replacement / Treatment, Insulation resistance testing,
Protection relays testing etc
Overhauling and maintenance of Various types of HV & LV electric motors according to hazardous area
classification like “GEC, BROOK, ALSTOM, LOHAR, ABB, SIEMENS” etc (11KV, 3.3KV, 400V),
6.6KV Variable frequency Drive (VFD) motors “GEC” along with associated control circuits.
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4. PROTECTION RELAYS:
Testing, replacing, uploading and down loading the setting files of various types protection relays like,
1. Motor Manager Relay “MM5” (S&I controls), ABB 615,630
2. Feeder protection relay “SR 750” (GE, Multilin)
3. Motor Management Relay “SR 469” (GE, Multilin)
4. Digital Protection relay for Transformers, Generators & Motors “MIF” (GE, Multilin)
5. Interposing relay “CMAC” (S&I controls)
Have the experience of testing the following relays,
1. Induction Disc type relays “GEC”
2. Pilot Wire Relay “SOLKER”
3. Stalling Relay “P&B Golds”
4. MCGG relay MIDOS type “GE”
UPS AND BATTERY CHARGERS:
Inspection, maintenance testing and troubleshooting / replacing control cards, spare parts for More than
70 units of solid state control battery chargers and UPS with Battery Banks back up system from 6.9KVA
up to 200KVA “CHLORIDE, SAFT, AEG TELEFUNKEN, VARTA, AUTOMAT” etc.
Operation Maintenance & Trouble shooting of Other Miscellaneous equipment’s includes;
• Heat tracing system.
• Cathodic Protection System.
• Heating, ventilating and air conditioning system and its control system.
• Thyristor controlled heaters and Desalters
• Motor operated valves (MOV), Flow control Valves (FCV), Emergency Shutdown valves
• Resin compound and heat shrink type cable joints for different size of power, control and
• Normal and emergency lighting system and their control circuits.
• Highly sophisticated workshop equipment’s suitable for the testing and maintenance of
industrial Equipment’s, Overhead cranes etc.
Commissioning and Turnaround activities:
During Commissioning and Turnaround, involved and carried out following Test Activities,
AC/DC Hi-pot Testing, Insulation Resistance and Polarization value for cables, Motors, Bus
Duct, Transformers and generators.
Secondary Injection Test for Generator & Transformer Unit protection and Motor protection
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5. No load test/solo run test of electrical motors.
Checking CT/ PT Polarity and ratio.
Transformer Oil BDV test, Open & short-circuit test, Turns Ratio, Vector Group and
HV and LV Panel Shutdown Maintenance and Inspection of Bus bars, Bus contacts, cable
Terminations, CT, PT’s, Metering, Protection systems Operation of Barrier Shutter, Earth
switch and Micro Limit switches.
For Breakers - Checking of IR value, Contact Resistance, Contact Travel Measurement,
Contacts closing & opening time measurement, Integrity of Vacuum, contacts carbon
For Motors and generators, Overhauling, Air gap measurement, Bearing Replacing,
Pedestal Insulation checking, Vibration checkup and Shaft Voltage Measurement.
For Generators unit, Checking of Rotating Diodes, Excitation System, control wiring,
Synchronization System and Function Test.
UPS Function Test and Batteries Load Test
Professional Trainings and Certificates:
CompEX Certificate of core competence to work on equipment for use in explosive area,
issued by certification body JTL and CompEX , UK. Certificate validity up to December
Introduction to MCE –Max Motor current signature analysis from PdMA Corporation in
SKF Reliability system Training Course from QP Training Center.
ABB Training for ZS1 type Switchgears, operation and setting of 615 and 630 series
protection relays from ABB Doha, Qatar.
Primavera (P-5) project Planner from IPECC Institute Karachi, Pakistan.
Electrical Equipment Operation and Maintenance course from NFC Engineering and
Technological Training Center, MULTAN, PAKISTAN.
Development Course for Supervisors from Employers Federation of Pakistan.
Understanding Labor Laws From Pakistan Petroleum Limited.
Safety Trainings and Certificates:
Radiation Protection course held in QP Refinery Mesaieed.
EMS and Regulation Introduction.
Fire Fighting Training Course from Safety Department of Pakistan Petroleum Limited
Fire Extinguisher Training.
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6. H2S Awareness and Breathing Apparatus Familiarization course from safety department of
QP Refinery Mesaieed, Qatar.
Defensive Driving Awareness Course from safety department of QP Refinery Mesaieed,
Permit to work (PTW) from safety department of QP Refinery Mesaieed, Qatar.
Personal Survival Techniques at Sea From Pakistan Maritime Training Complex, Karachi,
Windows 98, 2000, XP, 2007, 2008.
MS-Office 2007, 2013
SAP – R/3 PM-Module.
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering. B-Tech (Honors) from Preston Institute of
Management Sciences and Technology (PIMSAT), Karachi, Pakistan.
2003 To 2007. GPA 3.4.
3 Years Diploma of Associate Engineer in Electrical Technology from Zubaida Polytechnic
Institute, Karachi, Pakistan in 1990.
Apprenticeship / On Job Training:
2 Years On Job Training as Electrical Technician in Sui Field Gas Compressor Station of
Pakistan Petroleum Limited from Oct 1992 to Oct 1994.
Date of Birth = 03.02.1969
Nationality = Pakistani.
Marital Status = Married.
Children = 04
Religion = Islam.
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7. Passport No. = CG3492021
Passport Expiry = 28/ Dec/ 2016
Valid Qatari Driving License = Yes
Available on request.
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