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Maheshkumar Selvamoorthy

Candidate ID: 1933754

Career Summary

Electrical Protection Engineer with 11+ years of experience in power system substations Protection relay settings calculation , Power system fault analysis.

Skill Set

Electrical protection engineer,project engineer, testing and commissioning,Power system fault analysis.

Professional Information

Total Experience : 11

Nationality : India

Qualification Level : Engineering Graduates/PG

Job Function : Energy /Nuclear /Solar /Power/ Other Energy

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Mobile :(+966)580261783

Proficient Electrical Power System Engineer with 11+ years of experience to obtain a challenging technical position to utilize my technical knowledge to achieve optimum results with a growing company.


? Project Planning/Kickoff
? Project & Team Management
? Project Engineering (Electrical)
? Protection Schemes Design Review
? Relay Settings Calculation
? Testing and Commissioning of protection relays of various manufacturer’s
? Protection Equipment Maintenance
? FAT/SAT Activity
? Substation Automation (SCADA)


1. Protection Engineer : June 2016-Present
-Protection Engineering Studies Division (PED), NG, SEC, Saudi Arabia

2. Project Engineer -Electrical : February 2014 – April 2016
-Advanced Energy Contracting Company-Saudi Arabia
3. T& C Engineer -Control & Relay Panel : June 2011-December 2013
-Easun Reyrolle Limitted, Tamilnadu, India
4. Graduate Engineer Trainee : September 2009-September 2010
-Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, Tamilnadu, India

Key Responsibilities at National Grid-Saudi Arabia (Current Organization):
? Issuance of Protection setting for various voltage levels such as 132/13.8kV, 132/33/13.8kV, and 380/132/13.8kV Substations.
? Protection relays settings issuance for 132/13.8kV,115/13.8kV Mobile substations.
? Protection settings issuance for 115kV, 132kV, 380kV Lines rerouting.
? Perform short circuit & coordination studies for system faults in the power systems.
? Fault Database management and report preparation.
? Approval for Communication outage & Busbar outage with revised setting based on technical study.
? IPS settings review & database management for all MV, HV & EHV substations.
? Issuance of OPD recommended Settings (UV, UF, AR).
? Run and maintain various Protection Engineering & Study Software like ASPEN, CAPE.
? Participation in the discussion and follow-up with the relay manufacturers for all the problems experienced in their relays performance during their operation.
? Analyze protection response during system disturbances, provide recommendations and incident report.
? Provide technical consultation & support to operation & maintenance (AMD & OPD).
? Design and Design review of Protection schemes and recommend upgradation as applicable
? Periodic review of NG standards.(TES, TMSS etc.)
? Communicating settings review with other entities (SEC-GEN AND SEC-DISTRIBUTION) as per existing SEC boundary agreements.

Key Responsibilities at Advanced Energy Contracting Company (Previous Organization):

? Conducting Client & sub-contractor Coordination/Meetings along with Vendors.
? Review of Base & Detail Design Documents/Manufacturing/As built Documents of substation.
? All Vendor co-ordination and technical reviews related to Projects.
? Monitoring Material delivery to the site and request client for RFI (Request for Inspection).
? Monitoring Electrical equipment installation as per the approved standards (TMSS)
? Installation of Cable trays, cable Ladders & sleeves and HV, LV Power cable laying.
? Review of Cable Engineering Documents (Cable Glands, Cable Lists & Cable Connection Lists).
? Preparing Monthly, Weekly and annual progress report & KPI.
? Maintaining Quality (QA/QC) in the project execution as per the approved TMSS.
? Review/Modifications of Relay Configurations of various ABB, Siemens, Alstom (GE) Relays.
? Estimating the Scope of specification and the customer requirement and add values on Scope Expansion.
? Analyze/Report the Engineering Hours Saved and Suggest the Development Actions
? Proper monitoring of Project Status & Tracking.
? Verify that all the Operations intended are undergoing Occupational Health & Safety Practices.
? Manage Projects with focus on Timeline, Quality & Cost.
? Involved in Substation Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Energization activities.
? NCR closing by coordination with site team.
? Project closure (Submission of As-Built, O&M Manuals, Red-Marked up drawings, Snag closing)
? Operation & Maintenance of the substation from energization to Close out of the project (Upto Handing over of the project to client).
? Fault, breakdown attending and rectification of the substation upto the Final acceptance certification (FAC) from client.
? Spare parts handling and delivery to the client warehouse.
? Project hand over to the Client with TCC, PAC & FAC certification.

Projects Handled:

? 115/13.8 kV Khafji Substation.

? 132kV Ash Shuqaiq to AD DARB Circuit.

? 132/33 kV Ad Darb Substation.

? 132/13.8 kV Buraidah Substation.

Key Responsibilities at Easun Reyrolle Limitted (Previous Organization):

? Testing & Commissioning of RED 670,RET 670,REC670,Micom 546,Micom P443, Micom P442 ,CSC 326,CSC 101, CSC162,LPRO 4000,TPRO-4000, CSC150 ,CSC 211 relays, SEL 311C ,SEL421 , BECKWITH 3425 & Reyrolle protection relays such as argus, duobias.
? Schematic design for various protection & bus bar arrangements (2 main 1 transfer, 1main one transfer, one and half breaker schemes, Double bus etc).
? Testing of control & relay panels from 33KV to 400KV voltage levels.
? Configured the BCU – CSC200E and relays like CSC162, CSC101,CSC326,CSC211 with SCADA CSC2000 system for various Automation projects
? Involvement in Factory acceptance test (FAT)& Site Acceptance test(SAT) of Control Panels and Numerical relays
? On site modifications towards system requirement.
? To check the interlocks of the power system protection scheme.
? To test the operations of the relays using secondary injection method.
? Involved in Factory acceptance testing of Control and relay panels of various customers like PGCIL, MSETCL, TNEB, KPTCL,HVPNL,RRVPNL ,APT,UPPTCL etc.,
Projects Handled:

? 220/66/11 KV Yelahanka Automation substation. Client: M/s KPTCL
? 220/132 KV Manasarovar GIS substation. Client: M/s RRVPNL
? 220 KV Raichur Automation substation. Client: M/s KPTCL
? 132/33 KV Simhachalam Automation substation. Client: M/s APTRANSCO
? 132/33 KV Guntipalli Automation substation. Client: M/s APTRANSCO
Test Kits Used:

? Freja 300
? Doble F6150
? Omicron CMC 256
? Sverkar 760

Key Responsibilities at Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (Previous Organization):

? Testing of Electromechanical and Numerical relays.
? 110KV/11KV, 22KV Substation Maintenance.
? 16 MVA/10 MVA Transformer Maintenance.
? Distribution Transformer Reconditioning & transformer Erection.
? Transformer test such as IR Test, BDV Oil Test, OC Test and SC Test.


Course : B.E. - Electrical & Electronics Engineering
College : P. R. Engineering College, Anna University
Overall percentage : 79%
Year of passing : 2009


Date of birth : 29th July 1988
Age : 33 years
Nationality : Indian
Passport No : T2466766
Permanent Address : No 2/193, South street, Kambarnatham (po),
Saliyamangalam (via), Thanjavur (dt),
Tamilnadu, India. PIN: 613504


I hereby declare that the above- written particulars are true to the best of my knowledge and belief.


Place: Saudi Arabia S.MAHESHKUMAR