FERENC MIKLOS LUKACSOVICS P. Eng
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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS ? Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada
? Professional Engineer, Saskatchewan, Canada
? M. Sc. Electrical Engineer, Technical University of Budapest (Heavy current- Power
Transmission and Generation)
MANAGEMENT TRAINING MANAGEMENT TRAINING
? Total Quality Management – Train the Trainer module (1993)
? 12 month Management Development Programme (MDP) (1997)
? Subjects: Industrial Relations, Accounting, Management, Law and Company Strategy
? Six Sigma Green Belt Training (2002-one week)
? Communication Training
To excel in a position of Senior Management with a company where my abilities and 24 To excel in a position of Senior Management with a company where my abilities and 24
years of work experience can be challenged and utilized for making effective decisions years of work experience can be challenged and utilized for making effective decisions
leading to efficiency, growth and profitability of the organization. leading to efficiency, growth and profitability of the organization.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Jun 2009 - present Associated Mining Construction - Regina, SK, Canada
Associated Mining Construction is specializing on shaft sinking projects in the potash mining
industry using proprietary frozen ground shaft sinking method. The projects are in the range
of $200M to $800M. Some clients are: BHP, PCS, Agrium, API and Mosaic. Participated in
the setup and execution of the following projects:
PCS Scissors Creek Service Shaft (from start of execution stage) – this is a $200M potash
shaft sinking project. Developed project execution plan, participated in the development of
project scope statement, budget, schedule. Liaised with client on deliverables. Scheduled
and facilitated peer reviews and PHA sessions using PHA Pro V8.0. Defined engineering
scope, schedule and monitor progress against schedule and budget. Supervised an
engineering staff of 8 and several large consulting engineering firms involved in the detailed
design of the project deliverables. Acted as project manager on project site if circumstances
so dictated. Enforced safety procedures and ensure that corporate safety goals are met.
Reviewed and approved engineering design for the sinking arrangement (Galloway, winches,
sinking hoist, shaft services, dump arrangement, freeze plant, etc.) and permanent
infrastructure. Liaised with construction companies during construction on technical matters.
Manage the commissioning of the various systems.
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Agrium Vanscoy shaft rehabilitation (from feasibility design stage). Developed Project
Execution Plan, scope statement and budget.
PCS Cory shaft rehabilitation project. The scope of this project was to replace the bottom 21
steel sets of the shaft station steel on the production shaft, remove and replace loading
pocket and measuring bins. Visited the construction site weekly
Agrium Triton project (from feasibility design stage): develop Project Execution Plan, review
feasibility level schedule and budget. Review, approve feasibility level studies on various
aspects of the project.
? Lead the discipline engineering team to develop complete engineering packages for
successful project completion.
? Mentor engineering staff. Manage staff levels. Hire staff as required.
? Develop and over see the execution of the Project Engineering Plan.
? Develop engineering schedule, inspection and test plan, quality plan and project
engineering resource plan.
? Coordinate the detailed engineering activities in accordance with project scope, schedule
budget and company procedures.
? Develop corporate engineering standards.
? Ensure that all design packages meet national and international standards and codes,
good design practices and constructability requirements.
? Ensure compliance with all applicable client standards and specifications, including AMC's
policies and procedures.
? Ensure compliance of all standards for Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and
? Liaising with subcontractors and other internal groups such as Procurement, Project
Management and Construction Management.
? Ensuring project documentation is complete with respect to design and construction,
including all completion packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
Feb 2004 – June 2009 Self employed - Sudbury, On, Canada
Senior Project Manager – Electrical Power, Control &
Contracted through McIntosh Engineering Ltd (now Stantec Mine Practice Area) and
participated in the feasibility and detailed design and construction of different large mining
projects. From June 2006 also acted as the discipline lead – electrical and automation - for
McIntosh Engineering Sudbury Office.
? Falconbridge Ltd Kidd Creed D Mine Project (Project Superintendent Feb 2004-Dec 2005).
In charge of the design, project management and commissioning of all electrical,
communication and control systems for all aspects of this $720M project. Systems
included power distribution, fibre and Ethernet network, phone system, PLC and HMI
systems, central blasting, micro seismic system, leaky feeder and video system.
Supervised several engineering firms engaged in the design, the project staff and a
construction crew of up to 30 men. Responsible for establishing and controlling budgets,
schedule and safety aspects. Perform safety audit, spot checks and site visits.
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? Inco Ltd (Senior Project Manager Jan 2006-May 2006). Supervised a group of engineers
and designers performing the feasibility design of all electrical, communication and
control systems for Totten Mine, Copper Cliff Deep and Kelly Lake mine expansion.
Define work, package structure, budget and schedule. Developed work packages,
estimates and supervised designers developing drawings for the study.
? Xstrata Nickel- Nickel Rim South Mine (Area Lead: Electrical design group June 2006-
June 2009). Ongoing supervision of a group of twelve engineers, designers and PLC
programmers performing the design of the under group power distribution and
automation systems, PLC and HMI programming. Responsible for establishing the
schedule and budget, controlling resources, mentoring junior and intermediate staff, and
reviewing and sealing drawings and specifications.
? Provide design and review services for various design engineering firms and perform
power system analysis and protection coordination studies using special software (SKM
Power Tools for Windows).
? Xstrata Nickel Raglan Mine (Area Lead Energy Project June 2008-October 2008).
Manage the prefeasibility study for the entire energy project (electrical and heat
generation, distribution), with a budget of $280M. Manage the detailed design of the
long lead items (generator set). Oversee a staff of fifty engineers, designers and drafts
person performing the task. Set deliverables, schedule, and budget. Review and
approve study reports and specifications and associated material.
July 2001 - Feb 2004 Falconbridge Ltd - Timmins, On, Canada
Project Leader – Electrical, Control & Automation
? Worked on the $720M expansion to extend the life of the mine.
? In charge of the design, equipment selection, co-ordination with other disciplines,
approval of drawings and documentation of the sub project.
? The project incorporated surface and under ground power distribution, power system
protection and control, emergency power generation, and substation DC systems. ? Control & Automation portion incorporated PLC/HMI process control systems, video (RF
and video over IP), RF two way voice communication, IT infrastructure, micro seismic
system and UPS backup systems.
Jan 1994 - June 2001 Durban Electricity – Durban, KZN, South Africa
Project Engineer – Transmission Projects
? Durban Electricity is one of the largest municipal electricity undertakings on the
Southern Hemisphere with a peak demand of 1500MVA.
? Duties focused on the motivation, justification, design and project management of multi
disciplinary multi million dollar transmission projects from conceptual stage through to
? Design and project management of Plangweni 30MVA firm capacity 132kV OHTL fed
132/11kV transmission substation. Responsibilities included, developing new technical
specification and schedules for the requirements of the protection and control system
utilizing MMS/UCA 2.0 communication for SCADA control, local HMI and inter bay
communication and interlocking. As well as supervising the drafting office and liaising
extensively with GE Multilin in Markham, Ontario for the details of the MMS/UCA 2.0
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? Planning, design and project management of Quarry 132kV switchyard with 8 off 132kV
feeder bays. Responsibilities included developing budgets, acquiring authority for
expenditure by reporting to Metro council, selection and management of acquisition of
suitable site, management of environmental impact study, acquiring of permits from
relevant authorities for construction, and design of equipment layout and protection
schemes (2x 3 terminal current differential 6x 2 terminal current differential primary
with backup over current protection).
? Planning, design and project management of the upgrade of Roberts 33/11kV substation
to 132/11kV. Responsibilities included: the securing of financial authority by reporting
to Metro Council on the need for the upgrade, selection of 132kV cable and over head
line servitude, preliminary profiling and positioning of towers, environmental impact
study management, design of new protection scheme for combination 132kV overhead
line and underground cable supply and new transformers, and the integration of existing
and new equipment.
? Design and development of PLC tapchange control panel. Responsible for motivating
and performing the detailed design of a voltage regulating panel controlling two
transformers running in parallel. The control philosophy superseded the units available
in the market with automatic, switching configuration recognition, automatic
parallel/individual mode selection, and a novel method of control in circulating current
Aug 1990 - Dec 1993 Sappi Saiccor - Unkmoaas, KZN, South Africa
? Duties entailed the motivation of projects, obtaining authority for expenditure, design,
management of projects, performing maintenance functions, and control of the annual
? Worked on a variety of projects including: Design of 3.3kV and 380V supply to Sulzer
water chiller set, design and project management of Substation 3&9, upgrade of
generator protection of three 6.6kV 6MVA turbo alternators, and replacement of PLC
control system for No.3 paper machine dry end.
Sept 1988 - Aug 1990 Self employed - Munchen, Germany
? Participated in a project to develop a software tool for power system fault analysis and
protection grading in Turbo Pascal language. Developed a graphical interface for
network building, data input facility and developed an algorithm to identify and reduce
parallel paths to a reduced single path. Calculated per unit values of equipment
parameters, identified zero sequence path and performed fault level calculations with
the symmetrical components method and superposition of all sources.
Sept 1986 - Sept 1988 Ganz Electric - Budapest, Hungary
Research Electrical Engineer- High Voltage Laboratory
? Part of a four strong research team with responsibilities that entailed advising design
teams on insulation related matters, verifying and testing new designs, and developing
novel on-line monitoring, and test and measurement methods.
? Products ranged from 750/400kV 500MVA single phase transformers, distribution
transformers, 120kV GIS (under license from BBT), MV Switch gear, measuring
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? Worked on projects that included the development of on-line monitoring of high voltage
equipment, the development tests of cast resin medium voltage modular switch gear
and the development tests of 132kV SF6 switchgear.
SPECIAL SKILLS & INTERESTS SPECIAL SKILLS & INTERESTS
? Extensive experience with:
? Intel X86 processor based personal computers down to hardware level
? Operating systems: Windows XP
? Network administration in Microsoft NT 4.0 Server / Client environment
? CAD packages like AutoCad 2004, DesignCad
? Office suits including MS Office 2007, MS Projects, Open Office 2.0
? Internet, the World Wide Web, HTML programming, web site development
? PC maintenance, repair
? PHP software development with web based MySQL database manipulation
PERSONAL STRENGTHS AND SKILLS PERSONAL STRENGTHS AND SKILLS
? Strong leadership, decision making, problem solving, analytical, research and
? Team player with effective motivational, interpersonal, communication and facilitation
? Very strong interpersonal relationship management skills. Ability to develop and
maintain excellent rapport with internal and external Stakeholders (especially managing
? Effective planning skills including ability to prioritize, organize and delegate work to
? Multi-tasking project and operations experience.
? Excellent experience of working in multi-disciplinary and culturally and socially
? Flexible with the ability to adapt readily to the demands of the job.
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