OKUNDAYE OSAWEMWENZE FRANCIS
ELECTRICAL ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING
Okundaye, Osawemwenze Francis B.Eng.
17 Dapo Fafiade Street, off Alpha Aminu, Pedro, Gbagada. Lagos.
Telephone: +234 806 753 3649, +234 802 850 9515
E-mail: [email protected]
A highly focused and experienced Project Electrical Engineer, with an exemplary safety record and proven success of utilising cutting-edge techniques to drive and sustain the Electricity Industry performance according to stringent corporate goals. Combines sound knowledge of regulatory requirements and safe working practices with superb organisational, problem-solving and strategic planning skills to react positively to changing goals. An engaging communicator and superb relationship builder excels at motivating teams towards demanding targets through a proactive and hands-on approach.
Lead an Energy Audit Management Team to reduce commercial and technical losses of 8.69MWH thus generating a revenue of N128,875,567.54 in the period of 6months
Successfully reduced Technical and Commercial loss by 9%
Made a strong recommendation that turned around Maximum Demand Billing procedures and payment systems
Skillfully managed a 5-man Strong Energy Audit team devising clear strategies and action plan tracking the daily energy Audit Control and measure for commercial loss target
Successfully Plan, construct and commission 35No 11KV Distribution substations of various Transformer capacities improving power delivery to customers in Victoria Island within 6months
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKED PLC) Islands Business District, November 2013 to Date
Responsible for driving and implementing new/rehabilitation of 11/0.415KV Distribution Network and Substation (overhead and underground) construction, costing of all projects and ensure full compliance with all statutory requirements.
Collaborated with Senior Manager Distribution to identify and implement 11/0.415KV distribution line and substation maintenance programme
Audited and developed action plans for new 11/0.415KV distribution work at height practices as part of the Process safety management system
Proactively conducted 11/0.415KV distribution substation maintenance audit and risk assessments and reviewed working practices of distribution staffs and contractors. Provided guidance and updated contractual procedures and safe systems of work in accordance with Electrical codes and standards
Provided expertise and guidance for project work and plan for 11/0.415KV distribution lines and substations throughout various sites
Compiled comprehensive updated weekly report to Senior Manager Distribution on performance, issues and future planning and construction strategy
Promoted a culture of health safety and environment awareness through clear regular communication and activities such as having a permit to work to switch off all associated circuit, grounding of 11/0.415KV distribution lines and substation to avoid accident, hiab truck handling training, enforcement of PPE and safe working tool handling
Preparation of Monthly Operation Reports and Duty Scheduled of the operating staff
Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc. Festac Business District June 2008 – October 2013
Direct responsibility of managing 395No. Maximum Demand energy meters including 11KV and 33KV metering panels and its associated instruments. Executed installation of 107 number Low Voltage Maximum Demand meters (LV-MD), 26No 11KV metering panel and 11No. 33KV metering panel with regards to improve revenue generation and ease billing process and taking accurate readings to forestall excellent customer service level requirement. Accountable for Maximum Demand energy bill generated to consolidate energy management report and KPI’s
Effectively supervised, prioritized and coordinated energy audit system using clamp-on meter to measure current reading from Current Transformers (CT), armored cable, comparing it with readings on the energy meter, using Microsoft Excel for analysis, contributing to the commercial and technical loss reduction whilst maintaining billing efficiency of 95%
Ensured accuracy in meter reading by reprogramming and recertifying energy meters according to CT and meter rating standards in accordance with organization defined standard rating convention
Diligently controlled Energy Audit and Energy management system by minimizing commercial and technical losses reducing down time and improving quality of bill standards to Maximum Demand customers
Provide detailed billing analysis showing total energy delivered from the grid, energy billed by customer group (MD, NMD, MNMD, and Prepayment Customers). Payments and outstanding debt associated with such customers. Using analysis to set target for offices controlling customer region and determining their KPI’s.
Intern Electrical Engineer, Power Holding Company of Nigeria Plc. Islands Business
District (National Youth Service Corps), September 2006 – August 2007
Locate various fault using fault locating equipment (hypotronics machine, Earth Megger Tester, Digital tester and Clamp-on meter) according to the daily job allocation schedule showing the scope by accurate and realistic planning, managing of time, prompt fault location to restore electricity supply and provide quality service and satisfaction to customers.
Testing of distribution equipment, transformer, HV and LV panels, Ring Mains Unit (RMU) SF6 breakers and Panels, HV & LV cables, Bicco test and distance locating machine on all projects to ensure fault free commissioning in accordance to project specification standard, scope, quality and time targets are achieved
Develop optimal layout plan for the operation of various types of switchgear, Injection substation equipment
Provided preventive maintenance schedule for 11/0.415KV distribution network (line and equipment)
Ensure quick response strategy plan for breakdown maintenance to reduce outage period
Courses include: Basic Power System Protection, Unified Safety and Standards Protection code, Advance Management programme for Engineering Professional, Maximum Demand meter course, Designing Electrical Overhead Distribution lines (University of Wisconsin Cont. Edu. Ext., USA)
QUALIFICATION AND EDUCATION
Nigeria Institute of Safety Professionals (HSE competence Development Level 3 and General Health, Safety & Environment)
Prince2 – Foundation (APMG – International)
B.Eng. in Electrical Electronic Engineering (2nd Class Honours Lower Division), University of Benin, Nigeria.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
High Voltage (33/11KV) and Low Voltage (0.415KV) fault analysis
Termination and Jointing of High Voltage (HV) and Low Tension (LV) Cables.
11/0.415KV Network Maintenance. Installation and Commissioning of 11KV sub – Station Projects.
De-Commissioning of an existing sub-station when the situation arises.
Safety approach to all and Non-Technical Matters.
Installation of Feeders, Panels, Generator Terminals, Transformers, SF6
Demonstration of Cable Testing.
Data recording and forwarding to process center for utilization.
Plant Station auxiliary equipment inspections and tours.
Preparation and effecting of protection guarantee for safe maintenance condition of equipment and personnel.
Energizing and Loading of Distribution Transformers for evacuation of Power and Electrical energy and removing it from service for maintenance purpose or when not needed.
Effective control and maintenance of Distribution Transmission Circuits and Circuit Breakers on the 33KV and 11KV Transmission Lines and Substations.
Power Distribution to outlet feeders, interconnectors and station auxiliaries.
Job and General performance supervision of subordinates in the shift.
Data correlation, and processing (Inputs and Outputs) of the station daily energy load summary.
Station Operation and Safety Management.
Cost Engineering ( 3days Training Course in Netherlands)
Design & Construction of Overhead Distribution lines (3days University of Wisconsin)
IT Skills: Highly Competent user of Microsoft Office Suite, Typing – 60WPM.
AutoCAD Proficiency 2D/3D
Driving Licence: Valid
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