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Curriculum Vitae - Philippe Mertens


PositionTitle an No. Free-lance Sr. Electrical engineer, Transformer expert @ TrafoConsult b.v.b.a.
Name of Expert: Mertens, Philippe
Date of Birth: 29/08/1967
Country of Citizenship/Residence Belgian/Belgium
Residence address: Boonmarkt 1, 2220 Hallaar
e-mail address: philippe@trafoconsult.be
Private phone: +32 473 533044

Gevolgde opleidingen met certifikaat

Van Tot Opleiding / certifikaat Instelling
1/9/1986 09/07/1991 Industrieel Ingenieur specialiteit sterkstroom KIHK Geel
1/9/1996 30/6/1998 Getuigschrift Pedagogische Bekwaamheid (GPB) KIHK - Geel
2012 2012 AVIP certificate (safety in ELIA high voltage substations) ELIA
2015-04 2015-04 Safety certificate VCA - Basic BNT Wilrijk
2015-04 2015-04 Safety for electrical installations BA4-BA5 BNT Wilrijk
2015-05 2015-05 Nuclear safety culture Vinçotte ECS Schoten
2018-03-27 2018-03-28 CANECO kabelberekening via NELECTRA ANTTEC - Antwerpen
2018-04-10 2018-04-12 IEC61850 substation communication Omicron - Frankfurt
2018-03-19 2018-03-19 AVIP certificate (safety in ELIA high voltage substations) ELIA
2019-05-08 2019-05-08 CANECO kabelberekening - vervolmaking ANTTEC - Antwerpen

Gevolgde korte opleidingen zonder certifikaat

Periode Opleiding Instelling
1993 Programmeren in C++ KIHK Geel
2005 Leiding geven & coaching Atlas Business Training R. V.d.Wiele - Mechelen
2006-03-23 Evolutions in Power Engineering - FACTS IEEE student branch - KUL
2009 DiSC session Transforming Talent Teresa R. Nehra
2010 Feed-back geven Transforming Talent Teresa R. Nehra
2011 Situational Leadership II Blanchard International
2014-05-20 Protection of future grids IEEE student branch - KUL
2015-06-17 Transformer diagnosis measurements Omicron - Mechelen
2016-11-17 Testing in an IEC 61850 environment Omicron - Gent
2017-03-22 The digital substation IEEE student branch - KUL
2017-05-05 New technologies in the Belgian HV grid; evolutions on land and offshore + site visit Stevin ELIA Substation SRBE/KBVE - Stevin substation
2017-06-22 How to assure the safety of the interveners in electrical installations with decentralised production SRBE/KBVE - Brussels
2017-11-08 Regards on the energy transition - presentations & political debate SRBE/KBVE - ULB
2017-11-30 Voltage control in power networks - Challenges & opportunities SRBE/KBVE - ORES
2017-12-06 The "Energy pact" and what now? - Political presentation & discussion IE-Net - KBC Brussels
2018-02-22 Power Outages; causes & consequences SRBE/KBVE - Brussels
2018-03-21 Grid Codes SRBE/KBVE - ULB
2019-01-31 Energieopslag: Hoeksteen van de energietransitie SRBE/KBVE - Laborelec
2019-06-21 The clean energy package SRBE/KBVE - FOD economie

Taalkennis

Taal Begrijpen Spreken Lezen Schrijven
Nederlands Moedertaal Moedertaal Moedertaal Moedertaal
Engels Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Français Excellent Excellent Excellent Très-bien
Deutsh Ausgezeichnet Sehr gut Sehr gut Gut

Werkgevers & Functie

Periode Werkgever & referentie functie
01/04/2019 - nu TrafoConsult - Consultant for THV Jacops-Deckx For references: Tel: +32 478 97 96 06 e-mail: ronald.portael@jacops.be; Mr. Ronald Portael, Director Infrasoft/Jacops Bid calculation of the MV & main LV distribution for the Oosterweel verbinding Lot4 VTTI
09/2018 - nu Tractebel Engineering For references: Tel: +32 773 76 64 e-mail: Isabelle.hendrickx@tractebel.engie.com; Mrs. Isabelle HENDRICKX, Product Director T&D, GE Belgium The Transco CLSG project where Tractebel is owner engineer for the design & build of a 225kV grid to interconnect Ivory-Coast, Liberia, Sierra-Leone & Guinea by 12 substations. All aspects related to transformers. Electrical projects in the T&D department.
20/3/2018 - 31/3/2019 TrafoConsult - Consultant for THV Jacops-Deckx For references: Tel: +32 478 97 96 06 e-mail: ronald.portael@jacops.be; Mr. Ronald Portael, Director Infrasoft/Jacops Electrical design MV & main LV distribution for the Oosterweel verbinding Lot1 Linkeroever using systems engineering
1/9/2016 - 31/3/2017 Akka-Matis - Consultant for CG Power systems belgium n.v. Power Transformer division For references: Tel: +32 15 283 768 e-mail: ronny.mertens@cgglobal.com; Mr. Ronny Mertens, Design Manager Power Transformer Division, Mechelen Belgium Reorganizing the control & protection department. Training & coaching new designers. Increasing the design capacity.
03/2015 - 09/2016 3Tractebel Engineering / E31N For references: Tel: +32 773 76 64 e-mail: Isabelle.hendrickx@tractebel.engie.com; Mrs. Isabelle HENDRICKX, Product Director T&D, GE Belgium All aspects related to transformer projects. Electrical projects in the nuclear department.
01-03/2015 Siemens Energy Management Services For references: Tel: +32 253-62966 e-mail: alain.crokaert@siemens.com; Mr. Alain CROKAERT, Energy Management Services Manager, Huizingen Belgium Development of a new business : Transformer services for Siemens Belgium & training people
09/2014 – 01/2015 Siemens n.v. / Energey management e-mail: christophe.robert@siemens.com; Mr. Christophe ROBERT, Smart Grid division Operation Manager, Huizingen Belgium The complete protection & control design of a 220/60kV substation in Algeria.
11/2012 – 08/2014 Imtech Traffic & Infra - High Voltage & Rail For references: Tel: +32 478 97 95 06 e-mail: ronald.portael@gmail.com; Mr. Ronald PORTAEL, Director High Voltage & Rail, Drongen Belgium Design of 7 15/0.4kV substations for a new underground metro line in Antwerp. Lead quotation engineer for 2 tram projects.
02-11/2012 Knowledge manager Power Transformers - CG Power Systems Belgium n.v. Power Transformer division For references: Tel: +32 15 283 161 e-mail: luc.doms@cgglobal.com; Mr. Luc DOMS, General Manager CG Power Systems Belgium n.v, Mechelen Reorganizing the Knowledge Management for CG Power Systems Belgium n.v. Power Transformer division
04/2004 – 02/2012 Head Control & protection - CG Power Systems Belgium n.v. Power Transformer division For references: Tel: +32 15 283 147 e-mail: nico.landtmeters@cgglobal.com; Mr. Nico LANDTMETERS, Design Manager Power Transformer Division, Mechelen Belgium Managing & coaching the control & protection design department. Managing outsourcing, developing monitoring.
9/2000-04/2004 Design engineer Control & protection - Pauwels Trafo Belgium For references: Tel: +32 15 283 768 e-mail: bart.hens@cgglobal.com; Mr. Bart HENS, Head Control & Protection, Power Transformer Division, Mechelen Belgium Designing & ordering the control & protection components for each power transformer project according customer specifications.
9/1995 – 7/2000 Technical teacher Electricity - GITOK Kalmthout Mr. Bart Meukens, vice Director Electricity, electrical drafting, measurement & control
1994 - 1995 Interim worker - Electrician Several Agency's
1992 - 1994 Interim worker Several Agency's

Projects & project details

Name of Project/Assignment: Transformer control & protection department support
Year: 03/2018 - now
Location: Kruibeke - BELGIUM
Client: THV Jacops-Deckx
Main Project Features: Oosterweel Lot 1 Power distribution design: -       Using systems engineering method & associated deliverables -       Detail Ontwerp & Uitvoerings Ontwerp -       All relevant information that is required for the design must be entered in relatics; meeting agreements, riscs, derivated demands, demand interpretations or change requests, ...
Name of Project/Assignment: Transformer control & protection department support
Year: 09/2016 - 05/2018
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG Power systems Belgium n.v. Power transformer division
Main Project Features: "Support the my former department in 3 ways: -       Training & coaching the new design engineers -       Restructuring the department; providing long-term solutions for some issues -       Providing supplementary capacity"
Positions held: Transformer expert & former head of the department
Activities performed: Reintroducing the status overview of all projects. Calculating the missing capacity of the department. Setting up a training programme and providing the trainings. Solving the capacity problem.
Detailed tasks assigned: "Technical negotiations with suppliers Training & coaching Designing transformer control & protection Work planning of the department"
Name of Project/Assignment: MERKUR
Year: 2015 - 2016
Location: BELGIUM
Client: GeoSea NV
Main Project Features: Offshore substation to connect 66 windmills of 6MW to the 150kV Tennet Grid. The substation comprises two Generator Step Up transformers with proposed rating 240/320MVA 33/33/150kV; each transmitting the power of 33 windmills to the DolWin Alpha converter station. The OSS also comprises reactors, auxiliary transformers & earthing transformers.
Positions held: Transformer expert
Activities performed: Technical evaluation of the transformer offers. Simulation of the transformer load in function of the wind profile to calculate the transformer thermal ageing and hence optimize the transformer rated power. Enhancement of the technical specifications of the power transformers
Detailed tasks assigned: "Technical negotiations with suppliers Modelling & simulation Enhancing the technical specifications"
Name of Project/Assignment: Tihange 1 TRh order for 1 spare transformer
Year: 03/2015 - 07/2016
Location: BELGIUM
Client: Electrabel S.A. - Belux Nuc - Tihange (Bruxelles - BELGIUM)
Main Project Features: The Tihange 1 Nuclear Power plant has 2 auxiliary transformers TRa who are connected via the TRt single phase GSU transformers to the 400kV grid and for redundancy also 2 starting transformers TRh on a separate 150kV grid. Regarding the age of both starting transformers, a spare TRh transformer has to be ordered
Positions held: Contract Owner
Activities performed: Writing the technical specification for the TRh spare transformer, preparing the DTA documents. Next tasks will need to be performed: Evaluation of the offers & proposing to the steerco, writing the technical part of the contract, Follow-up of the order & production, FAT, operations for long-term storage.
Detailed tasks assigned: "Contract management Spec writing"
Name of Project/Assignment: Borssele - Redundant auxiliary supply
Year: 2015 - 2015
Location: NETHERLANDS
Client: EPZ
Main Project Features: LTO Borssele: Offering of a redundant 6kV connection via a new power transformer to the 380kV grid. My part is the part of the power transformer.
Positions held: Senior Electrical Engineer
Activities performed: Writing the technical specification for the auxiliary transformer
Detailed tasks assigned: "Power transformer specification Technical evaluation of the offers"
Name of Project/Assignment: Tihange 1 TRT Trafo Replacement
Year: 2015 -
Location: BELGIUM
Client: Electrabel S.A. - Belux Nuc - Tihange (Bruxelles - BELGIUM)
Main Project Features: LTO CNT1: The replacement of 3 GSU transformers in the nuclear power plant of Tihange 1 in function of the Long-Term-Operation. Maily the aspects of design, engineering, manufacture, testing, transportation, unloading, quality assurance, installation on site, erection, commissioning and removal of two old transformers
Positions held: Contract Owner
Activities performed: Organisation & reporting of the Kick-off meeting with Electrabel & Laborelec and later with ABB Cordoba. Factory inspections with Electrabel & Laborelec, Factory acceptance testing. Organisation of the site works.
Detailed tasks assigned: "Contract management, Production assessment Factory acceptance test,"
Name of Project/Assignment: LTO Doel – FE circuit
Year: 2015 - present
Location: BELGIUM
Client: Electrabel
Main Project Features: LTO Doel 1-2: Connection of a new seismic Fire Pump station to the existing 6kV power distribution
Positions held: Senior Electrical Engineer
Activities performed: Verification of emergency diesel loading. Cable calculation & power supply design.
Detailed tasks assigned: Detailed design
Name of Project/Assignment: DUBA - Generator FAT
Year: 2015
Location: UNITED STATES
Client: SEC - Saudi Electricity Company (Riyadh - SAUDI ARABIA)
Main Project Features: The newly designed & built DUBA power plant in Saudi Arabia has 3 generators, ordered at GE Scenectady NY.
Positions held: Technical Expert
Activities performed: The witnessing of the dielectric tests and the balance tests of the rotor of a 500MW generator.
Detailed tasks assigned: Factory acceptance test
Name of Project/Assignment: DUBA - Training
Year: 2015
Location: BELGIUM
Client: SEC - Saudi Electricity Company (Riyadh - SAUDI ARABIA)
Main Project Features: Customer training for electricians on Power Transformers
Positions held: Senior Electrical Engineer
Activities performed: 3 full days training on theoretical & practical topic's about power transformers
Detailed tasks assigned: Training
Name of Project/Assignment: Development of Transformer service Belgium
Year: 2015
Location: BELGIUM
Client: Siemens Energy Management Services
Main Project Features: Technical assistance & training for the creation of a new Siemens Transformer Service including the standard transformer product related services but also transformer monitoring, diagnostic and asset management services.
Positions held: Transformer Expert & teacher
Activities performed: Making training presentations on transformer maintenance and transformer monitoring. Negociating transformer service propositions with potential customers.
Detailed tasks assigned: "Technical assistance Transformer monitoring, diagnostic and asset management services development. Training people to obtain in-depth transformer knowledge, asset management & maintenance aspects of the power transformers including DGA."
Name of Project/Assignment: Setif Ouest - Algeria
Year: 2014 - 2015
Location: ALGERIA, BELGIUM
Client: Siemens Energy Management
Main Project Features: Substation for large water pumps at Setif Ouest Algeria
Positions held: Technical Project Manager for the 220kV substation protection
Activities performed: The design of the protection & communication system of the new 220kV substation with 2 incomming 220kV lines on a single separable bus, 6 outgoing 60kV lines on a single separable bus, a 220kV separation that must be covertable to a coupling for double 220kV busses, a 60kV separation. Verification of the drafting & giving corrections.
Detailed tasks assigned: "Technical project manager Designing the protection & control according Siemens Algeria filosophy. Managing the drafting and equipment ordering of all protection cubicles."
Name of Project/Assignment: Spartacus – De Lijn
Year: 2014
Location: BELGIUM
Client: De Lijn
Main Project Features: Together with the THV partners Arcadis, Democo & Besix preparing the tender for the Spartacus project; the high-speed tram connection between Hasselt (B) & Maastricht (NL). Imtech was responable for the electrical part of the tender including 7 substations, the overhead lines and all connections to them as well as the power supply to crossroads, halts, bridges & street iluminations.
Positions held: Lead Engineer Spartacus Tender for Imtech Traffic & Infra
Activities performed: The electrical design & price calculation
Detailed tasks assigned: Preparation of bid documents and TOR
Name of Project/Assignment: BRABO – De Lijn
Year: 2013 - 2014
Location: BELGIUM
Client: De Lijn
Main Project Features: Together with the THV partners Stadsbader, Eurostation & Besix preparing the tender for the BRABO project; an extension of the tram network & renovation of the underground station "Opera" and the aboveground area. Imtech was responable for the electrical part of the tender including 6 substations, the overhead lines and all connections to them as well as the power supply to crossroads, halts, switches & street iluminations.
Positions held: Lead Engineer BRABO Tender for Imtech Traffic & Infra
Activities performed: The electrical design & price calculation
Detailed tasks assigned: Preparation of bid documents and TOR
Name of Project/Assignment: LIVAN – De Lijn
Year: 2012 - 2014
Location: BELGIUM
Client: De Lijn
Main Project Features: The LIVAN DBFM project was awarded to Imtech together with the THV partner Denys. It is an extension of the existing tram network with an underground connection fom "Astrid" at the center to Herentalsebaan and further aboveground towards the P&R Wommelgem. The project included 4 underground and 1 aboveground substations 15kV of which 3 received EANDIS incomming supply and 2 were interconnected.
Positions held: Lead Engineer Power - LIVAN for Imtech Traffic & Infra: 1) the 3 x 15kV EANDIS grid connections and the 15kV distribution 2) the 6 traction transformers 1600 & 1000 kVA 15kV/485V and the 5 distribution transformers 630, 400 & 100kVA 15kV/420V 3) the 15kV switchgear, interlocking and protection 4) the 5 main 380V distribution boards including 200kVA interconnections 5) the earthing grid.
Activities performed: "The complete design of the MV network & earthing from EANDIS incoming supply to the main LV distribution panels. Negotiations with EANDIS & with all suppliers. Design review with De Lijn & their consultant Arcadis. In each function the following aspects are covered: 1) dimensionning studies and calculations 2) Design according clients specifications 3) Material specifications & logistic solutions 4) Asset management solutions for 25 years operation 5) Detail design 6) Testing FAT & SAT including customer requirement testing and integration tests 7) As-build design & drawings."
Detailed tasks assigned: "Basic Design Detailed Design Equipment specifications Factory acceptance test Procurement activities on assets and specific HV/MV equipment, protections Site supervision/construction follow-up"
Name of Project/Assignment: Knowledge manager – Power transformers
Year: 2012
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG Power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Esuring that everybody is trained for the tasks he/she does
Positions held: Kowledge Manager - Power transformer division
Activities performed: Technical comments on standards
Detailed tasks assigned: "Training Reorganisation of the knowledge management activity Train the trainers Organising training"
Name of Project/Assignment: CENELEC/BEC bushing representative for CG
Year: 2006 - 2012
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG Power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Representative of CG power systems in CENELEC/BEC workgroup TC36A for Bushings
Positions held: Bushings Expert
Activities performed: Leading a team of up to 4 design engineers and up to 5 drafters E-plan. Responsible for the detail planning of the projects, coaching, all management tasks
Detailed tasks assigned: Bushings Expert
Name of Project/Assignment: Head of control & protection department
Year: 2004 - 2012
Location: BELGIUM
Client: Pauwels Trafo / CG Power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Management of the control & protection department
Positions held: Head of the control & protection department in the power transformer design department
Activities performed: Providing training regarding control & protection equipment such as bushings & connectors, surge arresters, CT's, motor drive equipment, auxiliaries, cooling control, cabling, monitoring, AVR, fiber-optic temperature measurement
Detailed tasks assigned: "Responsible for the detail planning of the projects, coaching, all management tasks. Training new people Technical product development"
Name of Project/Assignment: Trainer control & protection
Year: 2003 - 2012
Location: Mechelen, BELGIUM
Client: Internal & external clients
Main Project Features: N.A.
Positions held: Trainer control & protection
Activities performed: Making quotations for the control & protection part for power transformers
Detailed tasks assigned: Trainer control & protection
Name of Project/Assignment: Quotation engineer control & protection
Year: 2002 - 2012
Location: Mechelen, BELGIUM
Client: Various
Main Project Features: N.A.
Positions held: Power transformer quotation engineer control & protection
Activities performed: Design of the control & protection of power transformers according customer specifications & applicable standards. Responsable for bushings, surge arresters, CT's, motor drive equipment, auxiliaries, cooling control, control cabinet, cabling, monitoring, AVR, fiber-optic temp. measurement, auxiliary transformers & their connection. Design of 248 power transformers of all types with power rating from 20 to 750MVA and voltage levels from 12 to 400kV.
Detailed tasks assigned: Power transformer quotation engineer control & protection
Name of Project/Assignment: Design engineer control & protection
Year: 2000 - 2012
Location: Mechelen, BELGIUM
Client: Multiple
Main Project Features: Making the control & protection design, ordering the components, give directions to drafters & production
Positions held: Power transformer design engineer control & protection
Activities performed: Auditing bushing factories in Low-Cost-Country's for the use on CG power transformers.
Detailed tasks assigned: Power transformer control & protection detailed design.
Name of Project/Assignment: Auditing for purchasing department
Year: 2011
Location: CHINA, INDIA
Client: CG power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Investigating the possibility to retrieve high quality transformer components from Low-Cost-Country’s.
Positions held: Supplier Auditor - Bushings
Activities performed: Auditing OLTC factories in Low-Cost-Country's for the use on CG power transformers.
Detailed tasks assigned: Auditing bushing factories
Name of Project/Assignment: Auditing for purchasing department
Year: 2011
Location: CHINA
Client: CG power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Investigating the possibility to retrieve high quality transformer components from Low-Cost-Country’s.
Positions held: Supplier Auditor - OLTC
Activities performed: Auditing CT factories in Low-Cost-Country's for the use on CG power transformers.
Detailed tasks assigned: Auditing OLTC factories
Name of Project/Assignment: Auditing for purchasing department
Year: 2011
Location: CHINA, INDIA
Client: CG power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Investigating the possibility to retrieve high quality transformer components from Low-Cost-Country’s.
Positions held: Supplier Auditor - CT's
Activities performed: Auditing CTC wire factories in Low-Cost-Country's for the use on CG power transformers.
Detailed tasks assigned: Auditing CT factories
Name of Project/Assignment: Auditing for purchasing department
Year: 2011
Location: CHINA, INDIA
Client: CG power systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Investigating the possibility to retrieve high quality transformer components from Low-Cost-Country’s.
Positions held: Supplier Auditor - Copper CTC cable
Activities performed: On site Intervention at Besançon - Transformers. EMC disturbance during inrush causes relay cards to burn. Modification of the cabinet wiring, cabeling and isolation has resolved the problem.
Detailed tasks assigned: Auditing CTC wire factories
Name of Project/Assignment: Bersançon 4003511-16 site intervention
Year: 2011
Location: Besançon France
Client: Colas Rail
Main Project Features: TGV substation 220/25kV with single phase transformers tripping
Positions held: Responsable Design Engineer
Activities performed: Investigations & measurements on-site to find the cause of the Avelgem transformer tripping during inrush on large 400/150/33kV single phase ELIA transformers. Distorted CT signals lowered the 2nd harmonic content that prevents tripping during inrush. Root-Cause-Analysis lead to the replacement of the CT's with a compensation winding with a positive result.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures
Name of Project/Assignment: Avelgem – Zandvliet site intervention
Year: 2009
Location: BELGIUM
Client: ELIA
Main Project Features: 380/150/33kV single phase auto transformers tripping
Positions held: Responsable Design Engineer
Activities performed: Auditing the selected panel building factories for the outsourcing project of the control cabinets.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures
Name of Project/Assignment: Outsourcing
Year: 2009
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG Power Systems Belgium n.v.
Main Project Features: Cost saving project by outsourcing panel building
Positions held: Supplier Auditor
Activities performed: Taking all necessary steps to move to transformer cabling activity to an external contracter without reduction of quality and with price reduction.
Detailed tasks assigned: Supplier Auditor
Name of Project/Assignment: Outsourcing
Year: 2009
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG
Main Project Features: Cost saving project by outsourcing transformer cabling
Positions held: Outsourcing Project Manager - Power transformer cabling
Activities performed: On-site Intervention at Perpignan to correct the mal-operations of the AVR that controls the TGV transformers.
Detailed tasks assigned: Outsourcing Project Manager
Name of Project/Assignment: Forclum 0640724-25 site intervention
Year: 2009
Location: FRANCE, SPAIN
Client: Forclum
Main Project Features: Customer service upon AVR mal-operations complaint
Positions held: Responsible Design Engineer
Activities performed: Taking all necessary steps to move the In-house production of the CG control cabinets to some external contractors without loss of quality and cost reduction.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures
Name of Project/Assignment: Outsourcing
Year: 2009
Location: BELGIUM
Client: CG
Main Project Features: Cost saving project by outsourcing control panels
Positions held: Outsourcing Project Manager - Power transformer Control cabinet's
Activities performed: On-site intervention at Penchard substation for nuisense tripping. EMC disturbance during transformer energisation and consequent destruction of relay input cards. Improvement of earthing design resolved the problem.
Detailed tasks assigned: Outsourcing Project Manager
Name of Project/Assignment: SPIE 0340211-13 site intervention
Year: 2007
Location: FRANCE
Client: SPIE
Main Project Features: TGV substation with 3 transformers tripping upon energising
Positions held: Responsable design engineer
Activities performed: On-site Intervention at Monceau substation 400MVA 220/150kV Phase-shifting transformer. In the client connection drawings, both motor-drives (voltage regulator & angle regulator) had been mixed-up and clarification was needed to obtain the correct functions for the right motor-drive. Problems discussed with the customer and resolved.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures
Name of Project/Assignment: ELIA Phase shifter 0440412 site intervention
Year: 2006
Location: BELGIUM
Client: ELIA
Main Project Features: Combined transformer & Phase shifting transformer with 2 motor drives faced connection problems.
Positions held: Responable Design Engineer
Activities performed: On-site intervention on trafo at the Harku Substation. Automatic change-over of the supply caused interruption and resetting of the power supply. Wiring modification and reair works at -18°C with success.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures
Name of Project/Assignment: EESTI – Harku 0340238 site intervention
Year: 2005
Location: ESTONIA
Client: Empower
Main Project Features: One 330kV transformer with build-in auxiliary transformer flip-flop.
Positions held: Responsable design engineer
Activities performed: Discussion with customer regarding the wiring modifications & execution of the works.
Detailed tasks assigned: Site inspection, root-cause analysis, defining corrective measures