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Zakir Hussain

Zakir Hussain

Electrical Engineer
Mehrabpur, Naushahro Fīroz District

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About Zakir Hussain:

ZAKIR HUSSAIN, seasoned utility executive with 29+ years of diversified experience in Technical Distribution operations, planning, and management with Commercial business turnarounds. He has served in senior roles in before being appointed as the General Manager Commercial in 2022. Proven track record of delivering reliable and efficient energy solutions, driving grid modernization initiatives, and leading high-performing teams in environments. Skilled in distribution system planning, network optimization, and asset management. Strong understanding of regulatory requirements and industry trends. Certified in Utility Management and substation Operations. Committed to ensuring the reliable transmission and distribution of electricity, driving innovation, and advancing grid resilience

Experience

  • Optimized the Industrial Billable meters on MDMS billing process to monitor units' gap for accuracy in invoicing by 100%, leading to improved billing precision and customer satisfaction levels
  • Directed the deployment of a customer-oriented strategy in the utility sector to drive a 5% yearly rise in customer acquisition, with a specific emphasis on metered connections and direct hooks to combat illicit practices, resulting 1.8% reduction in technical losses in a year
  • Analyzed customer feedback to optimize the automated meter readings process, leading to a 15% decrease in development cycle time and a 25% increase in on-time delivery performance
  • Developed and executed a comprehensive training program on electrical safety protocols, resulting in a 40% decrease in workplace incidents and ensuring full compliance with industry regulations
  • Up keeping of AMR Check Meters on PMTs and Industrial Billable meters on MDMS billing process to monitor units' gap in sent outs and billed and accuracy in invoicing respectively 97% and 100% 
  • Organized the development and implementation of innovative technological strategies, aligning with the company's long-term objectives and market demands
  • Conducted in-depth analysis of existing electrical systems to identify and rectify inefficiencies; implemented solutions that decreased maintenance costs by 15% and improved system reliability by 20%
  • Spearheaded the development of dashboards for a complaint management, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment with system needs and technical requirements, resulting in a 20% increase in user satisfaction
  • Collaborated with external vendors to source and implement innovative technologies for electrical systems automation, streamlining processes and increasing operational efficiency by 25%
  • Installation of 100 Protective switches(11KV) with latest features of Relay protection in substations to avoid 11KV Feeders Tripping and improved Saifi/Saidi by 50%
  • Installation of 50 RMUs for flexibility of system operations in a Radial system to maintain reliable supply
  • Newly Installed of 40 Load Break Switches (LBS) for smooth operations of supply and repair of faulty loop to minimize major area shutdown
  • Planning of Shutdown and circulation of SMS during preventive and corrective maintenance to avoid the flow of unnecessary complaints
  • Installation of 500 Poles (HT/LT) with shifting of all services against deterioration
  • To keep system protection to avoid public fatal accidents particularly in abnormal weather conditions started and completed earthing of 4646 LT poles, 1590 HT Poles and 520 composite poles. 740 PMTs, 208 SST, 23 BS and 1Kiosk Transformer with proper mesh earthing and grounding
  • Converted 10KMs of undersize and Deteriorated 11KV conductors into Tiger insulated conductor to avoid wire broken and fire cases. 
  • Installation of 300 insulated BB with PG Clamp to avoid faults occurrence due to loving Birds.
  • 100KMs conversion of LT bare conductors into Aerial Bundle Cable to avoid wire broken, voltage fluctuation, unbalancing of load, direct theft of electricity and repetition in complaints, thus improved 80% reduction in consumer complaints 
  • Design and laying of 11KV underground and overhead feeders
  • Design and construction of 11KV Substations with protective switches 

Education

Mehran University of Engineering and Technology Jamshoro                       

Bachelor of Engineering candidate; Major in Electrical                                               

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