Principal Electrical Engineer

Last Updated: 6th May 2018 (over 4 years ago)



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45 to 54

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English, Hindi


I am a principal electrical engineer/ principal consultant/ engineering & project manager with 29 years of experience in core sector energy industries like power generation & distribution, T&D, industrial offsite & utility industries, LNG plants, chemical/process plants, petrochemicals/refinery plants, infrastructure M&E and water industries. My experience includes successful execution of front end, detailed and interface engineering, project management, co-ordination & execution, contracts management, development of techno-commercial offers and equipment cost estimations for a variety of energy projects in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Successfully executed projects have included HV substations, main power island, auxiliary power distribution, main plant and balance of plant interfaces. I can apply my background in both project development and execution with the equipment manufacturers to ensure the best technical solutions for my clients.


Institution of Engineers, India

   Sep 2003
— May 2018

M.I.E. (Member of Institution of Engineers, India)

Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Electrical Engineer

   May 1984
— Jun 1988

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical), 1st Class, Grade A with Honours


WorleyParsons, Energy Resourcing,Singapore
Principal Electrical Engineer

   Sep 2016
— Current

Currently working on concept design and functional specification of 100MW power plant and HV AIS power evacuation switchyard, for JG Summit, Philippines
Successfully executed:
• Technical Due diligence on power plant and HV/MV power distribution assets of power utility in South East Asia (Company Confidential)
• Bankable technical feasibility study and front end/basic engineering of HV/MV/LV power distribution of plant auxiliaries & Balance of Plant, functional specification and technical data sheets, BOQ, 400kV GIS power evacuation switchyard of 2X350MW supercritical coal fired project, Broto, Ivory Coast, West Africa.

Det Norske Veritas Pte. Ltd. (DNV GL), Singapore
Principal Consultant–Technical Services, Energy Advisory

   Jul 2015
— Jun 2016

Technical Service areas for fossil fired/gas/combined cycle/co-generation/ hydro power plants, Wastes to Energy, Power Transmission & Distribution and other core-sector energy projects.
Successfully completed the following projects:
• Bangladesh- Feasibility study and tendering support of a 210 MW steam turbine unit to convert to a 400MW combined cycle unit
• Macao, CEM- Feasibility Study and FEED engineering of Combined Cycle Plant, Asia- 236MW and 340MW cases
• Singapore- Lightning Protection System, SLNG Phase 3 Expansion Project: Independent third-party review
• Thailand- Bangkok Cogeneration Co Ltd: Investigation and Assessment of cause of failure of Gas Turbine Generator
• Singapore- EMA, O&M Cost of Black Start generators: Consultancy services to review the methodology for determining the O&M cost for the provision of black start services
Winning Proposals worked on:
• Eastern Indonesia: Lender’s Engineering Services for 150MW,100MW and 40MW power plant,
• Indonesia, Timor Regional Power Interconnection Study: Proposal for technical and economic feasibility assessment of interconnecting the PLN and EDTL power systems
• Bangladesh: Expression of Interest and detailed proposal for remaining life assessment of steam turbine and generator & auxiliaries, Owner’s Engineer for supervision of engineering, project management & construction, testing and commissioning of Combined Cycle Power Project

Job Area:
• Business Development
• Tender/Proposal Engineering
• Conceptual and basic Engineering, FEED
• Contracts Management, Project management, Co-ordination &Execution
• Owner’s Engineer, Lender’s Engineer, Independent Engineer Services
• Feasibility Studies, Due Diligences

Amec-Foster Wheeler Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., Singapore
Principal Electrical Engineer

   Oct 2012
— Mar 2015

• Shell BLNG Cogen II 2x50 MW Co-generation Power Project, Brunei: Overall Lead Electrical Engineer for:
 FEED &EPCM activities for 2 GT and power evacuation through 11/3 breaker scheme GIS substation
 DE bottle-necking of auxiliary power distribution system for LNG process plant
• Vung Ro Refinery and Petrochemical Project, Vietnam: Responsible for quality check and gap-analysis for FEED completion services which essentially include:
 Review& comments on electrical power generation and distribution scheme for entire green field refinery along with top-side of jetty
 Review & comments on electrical plant layout drawings
 Review & comments on electrical equipment data sheets, power distribution design philosophy
 Review and comments on OSBL electrical schemes, interface engineering with licensor package units
 Estimation of engineering & drafting man-hours for FEED completion services
• AFTON Chemical ASIA Pte. Ltd., Singapore, Phase A2 & A3: FEED
 Responsible for Electrical design and engineering for the project.
• SHELL Eastern Petroleum Pte. Ltd., ECC Cogen-1X67.8MW:
 Responsible for Construction Electrical engineering and fill-up/integration of details of all electrical equipment in main & characteristic templates for use in G-SAP by SHELL for maintenance purpose
Job Area:
• ITB, Tender evaluation and award of vendor packages
• Estimation of engineering man-hours& manpower planning
• Design / Engineering Specifications/Data Sheets/Narratives for FEED and EPC
• In-house preparation of primary and secondary drawings / documents
• Safety operability review (SAFOP) study
• Control, operation, protection philosophies and engineering
• Equipment sizing calculations
• Electrical system studies
• Technical Interface engineering
• Material Take off / Bill of Materials
• Vendor drawing Review
• Detailed Construction / execution engineering

WSP (Previously Parsons Brinckerhoff-PB Power), Singapore
Overall Lead Electrical Engineer

   Aug 2007
— Aug 2012

• Owner’s engineer 2 x 400MW combined cycle power plant consisting of 2 blocks each of 1GT+1ST single shaft configuration, GMR (currently Pacific Light), Jurong Island, Singapore.
• Owner’s engineer 2 x 400MW Co-generation Combined Cycle Power Plant consisting of 2 blocks each of 1GT+1ST single shaft configuration, Power Seraya, Jurong Island, Singapore.
• Owner’s engineer 2730 MW consisting of 4 blocks of (2GT+1ST) configuration and 286,000 cubic meters desalination plant Ras Laffan C Independent Water and Combined cycle power project, Qatar.
• Proposal for Pre-project Feasibility Study for the Development of a Desalination plant, Power Seraya Ltd., Singapore. Job Area: Power and Water Plant Site Selection, Feasibility, and Design Study
• Preparation of bankable feasibility report and tender specification for 3X50MW &2x150MW coal fired power plant, Mongolia
• International Consultant for 2x660MW coal fired thermal power project, India.
• VHP power optimization study, SembCorp Industries, Singapore
• Support on detailed project report/feasibility, proposal engineering for 2x500MW coal fired thermal power plant in India
• Preparation of project feasibility for electrical power evacuation and plant auxiliary distribution for balance of plant for 500MW capacity and 300tonnes/hr. steam off take new cogeneration combined cycle plant coming up in South East Asia.
• Preparation of design project report and functional specification for 2000MW Tuticorin coal fired Thermal Power Project, Tamil Nadu, India
• Electrical Single point failure study of SembCorp power plant at Sakra, Jurong Island, Singapore
• Tender/proposal as owner’s engineer for 230KV transmission & substation project in Bangladesh financed by Asian Development Bank.
• Root cause analysis of generator step-up transformer bushing failure of Phu My3 combined cycle power project.
Job Area:
­ Front end engineering:
• Preparation of design project report
• Preparation of functional specification
• Preparation of bill of materials
• Preparation of cost estimation of EPC of power generation projects
­ Tender evaluation
­ Contract negotiation
­ Detailed Engineering :
• Design review of EPC contractor’s detailed engineering drawings/equipment sizing calculations
• Technical interface checking
• Co-ordination among EPC contractors, client/grid operator and third party.
• Conducting design review meetings with client and EPC contractors and their sub-suppliers, test witnessing etc.

Areva T&D, Singapore
Design Manager-System Engineering

   Aug 2005
— May 2007

• Engineering Manager for electrical balance of plant and 66KV substation for 110MW combined cycle power plant in Sultanate of Brunei. Project execution for the electrical power distribution for plant auxiliaries and system interfaces.
• Engineering Manager for the primary and secondary design for a 220KV air insulated substation in Vietnam.
• Development of tender for electrical plant distribution for coal fired/gas/combined cycle power plants of rating up to 600MW, 220/132/66/33/11 KV air and gas insulated substations.
• Technical review for the bill of materials for tenders for 2x250MW coal fired power plant in India.
• Electrical system studies using E-TAP
Job Area:
Tender/proposals/system design/detailed engineering/interface design/equipment sizing calculations/estimate of detailed bill of quantities/vendor drawing review/preparation of detailed document/drawing list of deliverables both in-house and external/FAT inspection/electrical system studies/relay co-ordination/cable list and schedules/logic diagrams/control and measurement list etc.

Al Hassan Engineering Company, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Manager, Projects

   Dec 2003
— Jul 2005

• Tenders for several 220KV, 132KV, 33KV GIS/AIS substations, and taking a lead role in the execution of projects including a 220KV power interconnection project between Oman & UAE consisting of :
­ 220KV gas insulated (GIS) substation;
­ 132KV air insulated (AIS) substations & power transformers; and
­ 220KV overhead lines.
• Proposal engineering of Sainada gas plant, isomerization projects, FPSO etc.
Job Area :
­ Execution/detailed engineering-220KV, 132KV, 33KV GIS/AIS substations.
­ Tender/proposal engineering-220KV, 132KV, 33KV GIS/AIS substations-BOP,
­ Power generation, industrial projects, oil & gas plants etc.

Alstom Projects India Ltd.
Group Head, Electrical Engineering

   Mar 1994
— Nov 2003

• Engineering and Execution of the electrical power distribution/balance of plant, switchyard and interfaces for the following projects:
­ 235MW combined cycle power plant for GVK, Phase II , Andhra Pradesh , India(KA13E2-1)
­ 250MW lignite fired power plant at Neyveli, Tamil Nadu, India.
• Preparation of the techno-commercial offer including development of bill of quantities and cost estimation for coal fired and CCGT/Gas fired/Cogen power plant projects of capacities ranging from 100-1000 MW.
Job Area :
­ Conceptual /System design/front end engineering
­ Preparation of division of work/limits of supply & services
­ Engineering man-hours estimation
­ Detailed/execution engineering from inception to contract closing
­ Electrical system studies using ETAP software
­ Tender/proposal engineering & cost estimation
­ Tender evaluation
­ Coal fired Power plant standardization as per modular ABB concept(reference power plant)
­ Vender evaluation/classification
­ Inspection & test witnessing
­ Formulation & review of power purchase agreement and interconnection points and parameters on behalf of independent power plant operator/owner
­ Job co-ordination among client, consortium partners and vendors

Development Consultants (DCL) Ltd, Calcutta, India
Sr. Design Engineer – Electrical

   Aug 1988
— Feb 1994

• Detailed execution engineering of substations, electrical balance/auxiliary power distribution and preparation of project feasibility report and design memorandum for projects including:
­ 2X210 MW: Unit 1 & 2 of Sanjay Gandhi coal fired Thermal Power Station in Madhya Pradesh, India
­ 2X500MW thermal power stn. at Chandrapura , MSEB, India
­ Textile R&D laboratory - Bongaigaon Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd, Assam, India
­ Nagarjuna Fertilizer & Corp. Ltd., Kakinada Project, Andhra Pradesh, India
­ 220KV Tamla Main Receiving Sub-station, Durgapur Steel Plant, West Bengal, India; and
­ NEPCO grid, Tripura state, India revamping/augmentation study and project report.
Job Area:
­ Detailed execution engineering of substations, electrical balance of power plants
­ Planning co-ordination/preparation of project feasibility report/design memorandum
­ Electrical system studies using main frame software.

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