Planning Engineer,Power Plant project construction,commissioning & O & M experience

Last Updated: 25th January 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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Age Range
45 to 54

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English, Hindi


• 25 years of work experience in power utilities value chain across Project
setup, commissioning, Operations & Maintenance and Maintenance planning.
• Project management experience of 4 years from bid evaluation, power plant
construction phase and Project management during various critical plant
outages and IT projects with sound project management approach.
• Working as Planning engineer in Qatar for last 8 years.
• Extensive working knowledge of SAP PM, MM modules and CMMS system
• Proficiency in Primavera and MS Project
• Lead role in establishing HSE practices of the power plant and taken lead in
further developing HSE system to get accreditation by M/s BSI for the
OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 certifications.
• Planning & scheduling experience during the power project constructions.
• Worked as Project Manager for the SAP ECC 6.0 implementation for Power
Business consisting of over 16 group companies at different locations.


Brilliant school of Management
Post Graduate Diploma in Management

   Mar 2000
— Jun 2002

Madras Institute of Technology, Anna University, Chennai
B Tech- Instrumentation Technology

   Jul 1989
— May 1992


Qatar Electricity and Water Company
Planning Engineer

   Sep 2009
— Current

1) Responsible for planning and performance monitoring of the Generation units, desalination units and balance of plants of power stations with Gas turbines of
GE Frame 9F & 9E, Alstom GT13E2 , Siemens and MHI make machines and
120 MIGD Desalination plant.

2) Manpower planning for the outages and resource mobilizations for the outages.

3) Scheduling of all maintenance activities and daily job allocation of maintenance staffs for the planned and unplanned maintenance activities. Analyzing maintenance performance and providing recommendations for corrective action.

4) Handled over 26 Gas turbine overhauls including 9 C inspection of Alstom GT13 E2
,5 GE 9E and 3 GE 9F overhauls and 23 Desalination units overhauls.

5) Responsible for preparing annual maintenance budget and multi-year maintenance schedule along with the monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance report.

6) Plan the outages of the Generation, desalination and balance of plant.
Review and advice on all issues related to planning and performance of the Generation, desalination and balance of plant machines and Generation and water revenue issues.

7) Inspect and monitor the performance of the Generation units, desalination and balance of plant machines.

8) Experience in problem solving, troubleshooting techniques and six sigma etc

9) Liaise with operation and maintenance departments and kahramaa on issues related to outage programs and Power and water revenue.

10) Monitor warranty based on LTSA with GE & Fisia and coordinate for defects attending of the Generation units, desalination and balance of plant.

Essar Power limited
Joint General Manager - Planning & IT

   Jun 1992
— Sep 2009

1) Involved from Project engineering, commissioning & maintenance of 515 MW power plant as an erection and commissioning & I&C maintenance engineer.

2) Job involves planning of Maintenance activities, scheduling, coordination & execution for the power plant including fuel gas and naphtha handling system.

3) Long term shutdown and short term shutdown planning.

4) Manpower & Materials planning and follow up with various agencies for timely availability of materials for taking up shutdown jobs.

5) Responsible for preparing annual maintenance budget and multi-year maintenance schedule along with the monthly, quarterly and annual maintenance report.

6) Responsible for daily generation of all daily maintenance plans and conversion of SAP notification to order, resource allocation, monitoring performance and updating the SAP system with work completion, history of actual manpower, delay causes, system status and user status.

7) Includes coordination with production, categorization and prioritization of SAP notifications in conjunction with production targets, workshop availability and to coordinate with the Maintenance Engineer in making available all spares and other assistance from vendors or other departments

8) Involved in the complete planning and execution of three Gas turbine Major Inspection, Two steam turbine inspection and Four hot gas path Inspection of GTG and three boilers shut downs

9) Consolidated maintenance budget preparation for the financial year and monitoring of plant regulatory compliance.

10) Worked as a core committee member for the implementation of OHSAS 18001:2007 safety certification for the plant. Plant OHS system was certified by M/s BSI. Conducted OHSAS awareness training for all the employees, conducted internal audit of power plant which was appreciated by the external auditors from BSI.

11) Core committee member for the ISO 14001 certification for the Plant .Conducted ISO 14001 awareness training for all employees.

12) One of the Editors of the safety & environment newsletter.

13) Worked as Project manager for the SAP ECC 6.0 implementation for the power business. Leading a core team of 20 executives for the SAP ECC 6.0

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