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.

• 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



  • 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



Honors & awards

  • 2016

    Dean\'s Mention

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