Alumni Profiles

Iqbal Hussain

Organization Information

Rupali Group, Pakistan’s primer polyester filament yarn producing, continuous process petrochemical plant, equipped with state of the art Centum VP DCS, General Electric Jenbechar Gas Engines, Dihatsu Furnance Oil Engines, LiBr Steam Absorption Chiller, MCC, Substation, VFDs etc. Rupali has its own power plant to meet its power needs comprising of Rose Rice, Jenbechar, Dihatsu Engines, and Waste Heat Recovery System (WHRS).

Describe the work that you do in your role

Operation and maintenance activities in power house which comprises of Dihattsu HFO Engine & GE Jenbechar Gas Engine.

Operation and maintenance activities in 11KV substation, H.T., L.T. switchgear and related installation.

Responsible for scheduled and day to day maintenance activities of electrical equipment and overhauling of motors.

Troubleshooting and maintenance of Electrical System associated with Inverters, Cycloconverters, PLC, Controllers etc.

Troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical equipment, switchgear, control panels, transformers, motors, generators etc.
Resolve issues related to load transfer from Generation to WAPDA and vice versa.

Assign priorities for the different activities in Electrical Workshop and provide guidance and assistance for efficient and effective execution of the jobs.

Review spare parts status with electrical staff and coordinate with Engineering Store, Purchase and Technical departments, manufacturers and vendors, in arranging and maintaining inventory to ensure availability of spare parts.

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Company: Rupali Polyester
Designation: Trainee Engineer Electrical
Areas of expertise
Management: Team Management, HR Management, Procurement, Reporting

Power Plant: Power Plant Operation & Maintenance, Substation Operation & Maintenance, Power System Protection, Energy Audit, Grid Synchronization.

Motor Control: Troubleshooting and Maintenance of DC Motor Drives, Variable Frequency Drives, Induction Motors, DC Motors, Chiller (Carrier), Compressor (Ingersoll Rand)

Control System: DCS (Centum VP Yokogawa), Relay Logic, PLC, HMI, Instrumentation.

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

Project Title Replacement of Centum VP DCS with old micro XL
Project Location Rupafil Limited (2012)
Role Project costing, procurement and commissioning

Project Title: Installation of SCADA Based Grid Synchronization System
Project Location: Rupafil Limited (2014)
Role: Field Electrical Engineer, Assist M/S Alpha Engineering, project checking and passing.

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

Can't say yet now. In fact I have no info regarding any club or society of UMT.

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

That was amazing and priceless.