About SHALVA Chkhaidze

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About me

Over 10 years of work experience in commercial operations and project management. Fluent in French and Russian. Specialization in electrical control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, Human Machine Interface.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Programmable Logic Controllers: KMC Control Systems, Allen-Bradley (CompactLogix and ControlLogix–RS Logix 5000, SLC500–RSLogix500, PLC5–RSLogix5), Omron–CX Programmer
• Understanding of Siemens and GE PLCs
• Human Machine Interface: Panel Builder 32 for PV550, Factory Talk Site/Machine Editions (RS View Studio) for PV+, CX Designer, DDE/OPC, control through Excel • Variable Frequency Drives
• Electrical AutoCAD
• Circuit analysis
• Power distribution and voltage regulation
• Fault analysis, protection and control
• Useful statistical tools
• Project management
• Over 10 years of international work experience in operations
• Fluent in French and Russian

Education

Experience

  • 2022 - 2022
    AIRON (BGIS Group of Companies)

    Building Automation Systems Technician

    • Maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of electrical / communication networks in HVAC Systems • KMC Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Niagara AX Workbench Programming • Field instrumentation, Variable Frequency Drives, communication network systems, Human Machine Interface (HMI) computer work stations • Customer service and daily interaction with general contractors and subcontractors

  • 2020 - 2021
    Allied Scientific Pro

    High Power Laser Sales Specialist

    • Sales and marketing of lasers with the output of up to 1kw power

  • 2019 - 2020
    ISI Controls Systems

    Automation Technologist

    • Preparation of electrical and automation drawings in AutoCAD • Communication with the engineers of customer companies • Participation in project meetings • Collection of information for converting it into drawings

  • 2018 - 2019
    Ainsworth Power Construction

    Power Systems Operator Apprentice

    • Successful completion of the Toronto Hydro’s Power System Controller Apprentice training • Toronto Hydro Work Protection Code training – IHSA • Fault analysis and outage management – minimization by sectionalizing distribution feeders • Obtaining and completing Hold-Offs, preparing Order to Operate (OTO) switching • Usage of the NMS (Network Management System) and the SCADA computer systems

  • 2016 - 2018
    Luka Painting

    Project Manager and Renovator

    • Manage home renovation projects, participate in the working process, assist the owner in project pricing

  • 2016 - 2016
    Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

    Practical Projects for Graduation

    • Automatic control of the liquid level in a tank using Allen-Bradley RS Logix 5000 with the PID mode and a motor driven by the Variable Frequency Drive • 3 phase motor speed control using PLC 5, Omron, RS Logix 5000 and respective Human Machine Interface systems • Design and construction of a control panel for a 3 phase AC induction motor for its speed regulation by means of Wye and Delta connections

  • 2015 - 2015
    Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

    Electrical Technician (Summer Internship)

    • Planned and drafted the design for mounting the mobile PLC stations for the laboratory of Humber College used by over 100 students every year • Wired and tested the systems before utilization • Cut, assembled, soldered and constructed the structure of the PLC terminals

  • 2012 - 2013
    Luka Painting

    Project Manager and Renovator

    • Managed home renovation projects, participated in the working process, assisted the owner in project pricing

  • 2010 - 2010
    Interphoning (jewelry production) Paris, France

    Head of the US Sales & Marketing Team

    • Researched the US jewellery market, generated reports, sold jewelry and raw materials • Managed the US team

  • 2007 - 2009
    Sarke (advertising, marketing and business consulting), Tbilisi, Georgia

    Head of the Business Consulting and Project Management Department

    • Introduced the project management approach to customer order handling • Developed clients’ marketing, sales, advertising strategies and elaborated brand concepts

  • 2004 - 2006
    Qatar Airways, Moscow, Russia

    Sales Development Manager- CIS countries (2 year project)

    • Planned sales / distribution channels and selected sales agents to represent Qatar Airways • Probed the travel market in the X-USSR states

  • 1997 - 2002
    British Airways PLC, the CIS Countries

    Area Sales and Marketing Manager Georgia & Armenia

    Airline sales and marketing, airport operations

Languages

French
Proficient
English
Proficient
Russian
Proficient

Honors & awards

  • 2016

    Dean\'s Mention

    Graduated from Electrical Engineering Technology as the top #1 student and received the dean\'s mention (GPA 94%)