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Senior Manger

P.S.Soul Raj


  • Member of ISA.
  • Member of IEEE.
  • CFSE certification number CFSE 080522 001.
  • Instrument Engineer with 25+ years of experience in the design, project management and execution including final commissioning and handover of Instrument and control systems in the petroleum refining, gas processing, petrochemical, chemical and aluminum plants .
  • Certified Functional Safety Engineer (CFSE ).
  • Sour gas project experience.
  • Experienced in Project management and qualified Executive MBA specializing project Management
  • Worked on Several ADNOC Projects

Handled various automation projects , system integration involving DCS , SCADA , Fibre optics , CCTV, F&G , Access control including site modifications in existing systems by systematically involving vendor representatives and different applicable.

Experienced in Honeywell DCS Experion and ESD SM systems. Experienced in CCC compressor controls and Bentley Nevada MMS systems. As lead/Senior Instrument Engineer did several oil & gas projects as part of client representative. Experienced in FEED and detail engineering.

parties for efficient and timely project executions including final commissioning and handover.

Zadco mosaics responsible site commissioning in charge for ESD and F&G replacement project.

Major Sour gas project ( AlHosn Gas) project engineer responsible for Instrument and control Systems Engineering deliverables Project management involving reviewing and approval of EPC contractors Engineering deliverables. Certified Functional Safety Engineer responsible for SIL review HAZOP documents approval etc.

2014- 2017Reliance way engineering and constructions / Reliance Industrial Automation.

PROJECT : Railcar weigh bridge inspection and calibration works. Client : HabshanSulphur Granulation plant, GASCO - Abu Dhabi.
Project Description: Railcar weigh bridge inspection and calibration works for the Railcar loading system.
PROJECT : Enhancement of Existing Water Distribution Facilities, GASCO - Buhasa Plant .
Contractor : Eternity Petroleum Construction LLC - Abu Dhabi.
Position : Project Engineer.
Project Description:

Project Description:
  • Permit to work origination and arrangements for installation, Pre – Commissioning and commissioning activities.
  • Conduct tool box talks with work crews with emphasis on hazard assessment.
  • Control to all work in their area of accountability through the implementation and compliance with the permit to work process so as to prevent any undue risks or unsafe acts.
  • Follow up work with main contractor to achieve the weekly look ahead schedule.
  • Technical communications with contractor and end users.
  • DCS Panel wiring up gradation works.
  • Pre Commissioning and Commissioning of MCC panels.
  • Functional test, IR test, loop test for the MCC Panels

Responsible for Engineering and projects for oil & Gas industries . Handled various automation projects involving PLCS DCS SCADA etc. Experienced in DCS Honeywell, Yokogawa , ABB , PLCs Siemens , Allenbradley , Modicon etc. various oil & gas projects completed. System integration involving 120 panels for ABB badra project carried out . All projects were completed in time with superior quality satisfactory to clients.

May 2010-2014 Al Hosngas

Senior Instrument Engineer responsible for safety systems Responsible for HAZOP&SIL study and verification for complete project. Finalization of procedures selecting and approving SIL determination and verification calculation . Responsible for review and approve automation system deliverables by main automation contractor Honeywell. System integration FAT etc

2007-2009 Sr I&C Engineer/IMV Projects

senior I&C Engineer responsible for front FEED, DED, SIL assessment verification and validation, assist in project management. Major projects such as ADGAS SIL study implementation being handled.

Project lead and site manager Invensys

Margham Dubai gas plant Re-injection compressor controls upgrade • Lead Instrument Engineer responsible for front end and detailed design for replacement of obsolete turbine control system and field instruments with new Triconex TMR control system and new filed instruments. SIL assessment verification and validation of critical loops.Assist in project management. Commissioning and handover

Zadco Mosaics

Manager responsible for detailed design and implementation of safety systems such as Emergency shutdown systems , fire & gas systems. Hot changeover of control and shutdown system

Final commissioning and handover

2000 – 2003 Borouge Sr Automation and Control Engineer

Responsible for detail Engineering of Automation and control system of new petrochemical plant at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi. Review of all the submittals by vendors and EPC contractors and approve as required. Provided technical support for plant modification jobs. Review of SPIR and coordination to SAP based material handling project.

1998 – 2000 Automation Engineer

Responsible for Major upgrade works carried out on Bailey, Foxboro and Honeywell TDC 3000 DCS including Advanced Process Control System(AspenTech APC), Refinery Information Systems & Management Information Systems. ADNOC MAXIMO system based material handling system exposure.

1995 – 1998 Lead Instrument Engineer

  • Responsible for Basic engineering of ISO Octane refinery
  • Basic and Detail Engineering for AdmaOpco Effluent water disposal system project
  • Basic and detail Engineering of Gasco super high yield project at Buhasa
  • Preparation of maintenance philosophy for Bunduq oil field

1991 – 1995 Instrument Engineer

  • Design, Installation and Commissioning of PLC based Control Systems
  • Installation and Commissioning of Radar Based Tank gauging Systems (Autronica)
  • Maintenance and Revamping of Instruments, Fire & Gas and Control Systems on various Oil & Gas related companies.
  • Boiler controls Engineering, commissioning and servicing
  • Repair of analyzers oil discharge monitoring equipment
  • Repair of laboratory analyzers and gas detectors

1988 – 1990 Instrument Engineer

  • Maintenance of Instrument and Control Systems including TDC 2000 DCS
  • In house modification of existing control schemes and logic controls.
  • PLC (modicon) & Siemens controls troubleshooting
  • Preparation standard operating procedures and checklists
  • Erection ,commissioning and maintenance of petrochemical plant instruments
  • Commissioning of Compressor controls and boiler controls
  • DCS and PLC controls lop checking and commissioning
  • Inspection of Instrument Installation works
  • Co-ordinate with contractors on erection and commissioning

  • 2014- 2016 Relianec Way engineering construction
  • 2010- 2014 Al Hosngas
  • 2007 – 2009 IMV Projects
  • 2003 – 2007 Invensys middle east
  • 2000- 2003 Borouge, Ruwais
  • 1998 -2000 ADNOC, Abu Dhabi
  • 1995 - 1998 Stone & Webster, Abu Dhabi
  • 1991-1995 Haven Automation, Dubai
  • 1988- 1990 Al-jubail Pet Co, Saudi Arabia
  • 1986-1988 Reliance petrochemicals , Mumbai
  • 1986 B-Tech Instrumentation, MIT, Madras, India
  • 2000 MS in Software systems , Bits Pilani, India
  • 2006 MBA, EuropeanUniversity in Dubai

Project Manger

Uday Saul


  • B.Tech in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli-2012
  • March 2014 to present: Employed by RWEC, Abu Dhabi and working RWEC’s Jebel Ali Office. Responsibilities include-
    1. - Familiar with Honeywell MasterLogic PLC (ML200)
      - On-site commissioning and maintenance of Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLCs and Facto-ryView SE HMI at Umm Al Dalkh, ZADCO (6 months)
      - On-site commissioning and maintenance of Siemens PLCs, WinCC HMI and interfacing instrumentation at Weir Oil and Gas (2 months)
      - On-site commissioning and maintenance of Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLCs at Emir-ates Aluminium (3 months)
      - Design of an Automatic Test Pressure Control System for Pressure Testing Application.
      - Programming and configuration of Allen Bradley PLCs and HMIs.
      - Programming and configuration of Siemens PLCs and HMIs.
      - Familiar with schnieder Electric PLCs including M340
      - System Integrator for eWON Cosy, Flexy and all eWON products(Certified by eWON).
      - Preparing data sheets and making vendor enquiries.
      - Preparation of Bill of Materials from P&ID.
      - Documentation for Projects.
      - Supervision of technicians during wiring of cables.
  • November 2013 to March 2014: Employed by RWEC, Abu Dhabi and subcontracted to Telvent Energia S.A., part of Schneider Electric as Project Engineer for development and commissioning of SCADA systems onsite at Maqta(GASCO). Responsibilities included:
    1. - Familiar with MasterLogic 200R
      - Commissioning of Telvent Oasys SCADA system at Maqta(GASCO)
      - Troubleshooting of communication to RTU by Modbus.
      - Using Visual Basic to program Telvent’s Oasys SCADA System.
      - Using Microsoft Visual Studio to generate reports of gas consumption and other applica-tions for Abu Dhabi Gas Industries(GASCO).
      - Development and modification of the database of tags.
      - Development of SCADA graphics.
  • June to November 2013: Employed by RWEC and subcontracted to Dornier Consult-ing. Responsibilities included:
    1. -Checking customers’ specifications and comparing with those provided by contractor to ensure it meets customers' requirements.
      -Checking documents for compliance with industrial standards.
      -Interpretation of P&ID and input documents to prepare the Bill of Materials.

• Trained on Safety Instrumented Systems by Risknowlogy in May 2015

• Trained by Rockwell Automation in May 2015 on the latest upgrades and changes to Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation Hardware and Software such as:

      - PLCs, HMI, Stratix Switch.
      - RSLogix, FactoryTalk View Studio, FactoryTalk Historian.

• Trained by Rockwell Automation in May 2015 on the latest upgrades and changes to Allen Bradley/Rockwell Automation Hardware and Software such as:

• Trained by Siemens Automation in June 2014 on the latest upgrades and changes to Sie-mens Hardware and Software such as:

      - PLCs, HMI.
      - Simatic WinCC, WinCC and Step7 in TIA Portal
      - Trained in Honeywell DCS

• Trained at Rainbow Control Systems, Tiruchirapalli, India from August to September 2013. Activities included:

      - Interpretation of P&ID: study of a separator from its P&ID and Cause & Effect di-agram.
      - Study of documentation during various stages of the project.
      - Study of IEC classifications for Explosion Protection, Ingress Protection and Haz-ardous Zones as well as detectors for gases, smoke and flame.

• Trained at HIMA Middle East FZE from August to September 2012. Activities included:

      - Programming on HIQuad systems using ELOP II was done.
      - An algorithm for cycle time estimation was tested.
      - An understanding of Safety Integrity Levels (SIL) and certification was developed.
      - A PLC I/O list was documented.

• Design and Development of Phono-cardiograph from January to May 2012. Under Dr. G. Uma, Associate Professor, Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Na-tional Institute of Technology, Tiruchchirappalli.

      - The project deals with the design and development of a low-cost method to detect heart sounds for the diagnosis of heart problems.

• Interned at HIMA Middle East FZE, Jabel Ali, Dubai from June to July 2011.

      - An understanding of HIMA’s HiQuad HiMax and HiMatrix was developed.
      - AutoCAD was used for the Hardware design of a control cabinet.

• Interned at Honeywell, Abu Dhabi from June to July 2010. An overview was given, of:

      - Honeywell’s Distributed Control Systems, Cisco switches and other hardware which can be integrated with a Honeywell DCS.
      - Experion PKS and other software used to configure and program Honeywell DCS.
      - Configuring CISCO switches and Windows Server computers.
      - Tests conducted on the final product to check for functionality and reliability by the suppliers before shipping the DCS to the field (during FAT).

  • Languages : C, C++, R, Visual Basic
  • Operating System : Windows, Macintosh
  • Packages : AutoCAD, MS Visual Studio, MS Office, MATLAB, Elop II, RSLogix, FactoryTalk View Studio, Step 7, WinCC, Softmaster-NM
  • Active photographer and photo-editor using Adobe PhotoShop CC.
  • Active Tennis Player
  • Regular Participant of Terry Fox runs for Cancer

Our Vision

To be a first choice for Engineering, Procurement, Control System Design, Panel Build, Installation & support for Small-scale Industries & Oil & Gas EPC Companies.

Our Mission

Provide quality Instrument and controls supply and services to major oil & Gas EPC companies. We continuously strive for improvement on quality to personnel and systems.

Contact Details

Telephone: +97126664454
Mobile :+971 523351695
Email: ria@ria-uae.com
Website: www.ria-uae.com

Reliance Way Engineting construction LLC,
P.Box 54681,
Abu Dhabi.