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Cyrus Njungu-Bsc. (Eng)-Electrical Engineering
Associate in-charge of overhead lines

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

1975    : B.Sc. Eng. Degree in Electrical Engineering,
University of Nairobi

1980    : B.sc. (Hons)-University of London

1982    :  Diploma-Management Studies-Kenya Institute of
Management

TRAINING COURSES ATTENDED:

  1. 1999-Team talk, KPMG Training solutions-1 day
  2. 1999-Finance for non-finance managers-Kenya College of Accoutancy-2 days
  3. 1998-Micro computer operator course, Secron Computer Training Centre-1 week
  4. 1991-Investment Planning, Electricity de France International-2 weeks
  5. 1997, October-Gave talk on Electricity System in Kenya status to Rotary Club of Mombasa-1 day
  6. 1997, March-Gave talk on Electricity System in Kenya status to Rotary Club of Mombasa-1 day
  7. 1995, October-Gave talk on Electricity System in Kenya status to Institute of Engineers (IEK)-Mombasa Branch-1 day
  8. 1993-12th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED)-Birmingham (UK)-1 week
  9. ABB Stromberg symposium on Power Substation, Nairobi-Kenya-1 week
  10. 1987-Electricity Power Engineering and Management, Swedish Agency for International Technical and Economic Co-operation in conjunction with Swedpower-2 months
  11. 1986-Action Centered Leadership, the Industrial Society (UK) in conjunction with Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)-4 days
  12. 1983-Effective Manager, Kenya Institute of Management (KIM)-5 days

KEY QUALIFICATION:

26 years experience in design and tender documentation in various categories of overhead lines and substations in Kenya.

Experience in other countries include Sudan, Rwanda, Sweden, Finland, Pakistan, Slovenia, South Africa, Ghana and Egypt.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2005 – To-date                  Syldon and Partners Consulting Enginers Ltd
Associate responsible for power transmission and distribution network

2002-To-date Keran consulting Engineers
Consultant Power Systems

1975-2001 Kenya Power and Lighting Co. Ltd.

Major Assignments Undertaken:

1999:   Design and Construction Manager

Name of assignment  : Reinforcement of Mbaraki, Makande, Likoni, Nyali, Shanzu and Malindi 33/11 kV substations

Project Features        : Up rating of 11KV switchboards

Activities performed : Supervision activities on material acquisition Switchboard.

1999 and 2000:  Design and Construction Manager

Name of assignment  : Re-conductoring of Mbaraki 2 x 33 kV lines, Makupa 11/kV feeder, Digo 11 kV feeder etc

Project Features :  Uprating Line conductors to 150mm2 ACBR (wolf)
Activities performed :  supervision of design, costing & construction

1999 and 2000:  Design and Construction Manager

Name of assignment  : Establishment of Donyo Sabuk 40/11 kV substation. Conversion of 40 kV system to 33 kV system Ph1
between Thika, Donyo Sabuk, Makuyu and Ndula
Project Features :  Design and execution of systems change from 40 kV to 33 kV (110 KM of O/H line, 56 substations).
Activities performed :  supervision of design, costing and construction

1999 and 2000: Design and Construction Manager

Name of assignment  : Reinforcement of Parklands, Kikuyu, Karen, Limuru, Kitsuru 66/11 kV substations.
Project Features :  Uprating of transformers to 23 MVA & 45MVA  66/11 KV and change of existing switchboards
Activities performed :  Design and construction supervisory activities

1999 and 2000: Design and Construction Manager

Name of assignment  : Establishment of 66/11 KV interconnection facilities for the emergency power generators at Embakasi, Nairobi
south and Ruaraka substations during the dry spell of 1999/2000 years
Project Features :  installation of 23 MVA, 11/66 KV transformers and  11 kv switch gear
Activities performed :  Design and construction supervisory activities

1993:  Area Manager, Coast

Name of assignment  : Establishment of Bamburi 132/33 KV substation
Project features :  5 Km x 132KV o/h line on wood poles, 2 x 23 MVA, 132/33 KV TRANSORMERS, 6 X 33 KV feeders
Activities performed :  construction supervision

1991:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  66 kv interconnecting lines from New Embakasi
220/66 kV system to Nairobi system
Project features :  90 KM, 66 KV O/H Lines
Activities performed :  supervision activities of design work

1991:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment  : Reinforcement of Lanet 132/33 kV substation
Project features :  132 KV switching Bays and 2 x 23 mva transformers,
132/33 KV
Activities performed :  Design and costing

1991:  Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  Morris and company
Project features :  Establishment of 66 KV, 10MVA, 66 KV/11 KV/LV Substation for steel smelting plant.
Activities performed :  Design, costing, materials specification and procurement of 66 KV, II KV and L V electrical materials

1990:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  upgrading of Garissa power station
Project features :  recovery of 2*500KW rated diesel generating sets with 2*1MW rated generators, installation of 5 panel low
Voltage switchboard and rearrangement of 11 KV outdoor Substation to incorporate 2*11 KV autoreclosers
Activities performed :  Design and costing supervisory activities

1990:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment  : Establishment of Kilifi 132/33 kV, substations
Project features :  20 KM of 132 KV line on portal wood poles,
2 x 23 MVA, 132/33 KV transformers, 4x 33 KV feeders
Activities performed :  supervision of design and costing

1989:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  Establishment of Diani 33/11 kv substation
Project features :  Recovery of existing 7.5 MVA TRANSFORMER AND INSTALLATION OF 1 X 23 MVA, 33/11 KV transformer
Activities performed :  Designing and costing

1987 and 1988: Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment      :Supply of Taveta Township and town environs including Werugha, Bura etc involving 50Km of 33Kv line,

four 33Kv/433 transformers and LV distribution. Wundany Rural Electrification Project including  supply

to Mganga Nyika, Dembwa, Wanganga etc. involving 20Km, 11Kv lines, six 11Kv/433V transformers and LV distribution

Project features        : 50Km, 33Kv line, 4 x 100Kva, 33/433Kv substation, 300meters of MV/LV line

Activities performed  : Design and costing of the scheme

1988:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  Kiharu, Kangema, Ngong, Kathiani, etc rural  Electrification projects
Project features :  Design of 33 KV, 11 KV, HT/MV/LV substation and  MV/LV reticulations
Activities performed :  Design supervisory activities

1987:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  Establishment of Ruaraka 132/66 KV substation (includes the only single line wooden poles 132 kV line
In Kenya on NGK post insulators)
Project features :  2X3 KM, 132 KV O/H line on wood poles, establishing Of 2x 60 KVA, 132/66 kv transformers, replacement

of 13 panel 11 KV switchboard
Activities performed :  Design supervisory activities
1986:  Senior Design Engineer

Name of assignment :  Establishment of Matuu 33/11 kv substation and Conversion of Kitui and Kajiado single wire earth return
Systems to 33 kv 3 phase system.
Project features :  160 km of 33 kv o/h line distribution substations 3x33/11 kv and 3x2.5 MVA substation and 11 kv
Reticulation.
Activities performed :  Design and costing supervisory activities

1978:  Design Engineer

Name of assignment    : Supply of Wesu District Hospital in Wundanyi involvi 10Km, 11Kv 200KVA, 11Kv/433v transformer and LV Network

Project features        : 10Km, 11Kv line, 200Kva, 11/433Kv substation, 300meters of MV/LV line
Activities performed  : Design and costing of the scheme

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