Shift Charge Engineer

Last Updated: 30th January 2018 (over 4 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


I am a graduate Mechanical Engineer with Postgraduate Diploma from National Power Training Institute (NPTI, Nagpur) and completed MBA in distant education, having 12+ years of experience in multicultural and multinational environment Combined Cycle Power plant (O&M). Presently working with SAPCO, Abu Dhabi, (1600MW SIEMENS multi shaft combined cycle power plant (SGT5-4000F – V94.3A - SPPA T-3000) as Shift Charge Engineer having exposure on Training & Development, commissioning activities of advanced Combined Cycle Power Plant units.

Previously worked with Al Ezzel Power plant (IPR - GDF SUEZ) 950MW, Reliance Energy Ltd (REL) 220MW and China Light and Power India Ltd (CLPIL) on SIEMENS multi shaft combined cycle power plant (SGT2000E – V94.2 – SPPA T-2000)

I am a Qualified Energy Manager/Auditor – 2007 conducted by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, National Productivity Council India


Alagappa University

   May 2010
— May 2012

MBA in General (Finance elective) under Alagappa University on Distance Learning, Karaikudi , Tamilnadu, India.

National Power Training Institute, Nagpur
PGDC(Thermal Power Plant Engineering)

   Sep 2004
— Oct 2005

Post Graduate Diploma Course in Thermal Power Plant Engineering, National Power Training Institute (Ministry of Power, Govt. of India), Nagpur, India.

Bharathiyar University
B.E (Mechanical)

   Aug 1999
— May 2003

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, Under Bharathiyar University- First class with Distinction


Shuweihat Asia Power Company PJSC (SAPCO)
Shift Charge Engineer

   Mar 2013
— Current

• Coordinated commissioning activities, LDC, GASCO and Fuel Oil unloading.
• Directing power plant operators in the safe, reliable and efficient operation of the power plant includes SPPA T3000 DCS, HRSGs with SF (Nooter-Eriksen), Gas Turbine (Siemens SGT5-4000F – Duel fuel) and Steam Turbines (SST5-4000), Generators (H2 / Air cooled), associated auxiliary equipment and HV/LV substations, BOP
• Experienced on CMMS (Maximo) for Asset management, Defects follow-up, permit to work system, Purchase Request and Desktop request.
• Trained National and Expatriates on plant operation and assessing periodically
• On Scene Controller / Incident Controller on ERT and proved myself an excellent emergency responder
• Steadfast reports preparation using MS Office tools on reporting Daily Activities, Fuel & Energy reports.
• Safety, Availability and Energy conservation are target of my team.
• Excelled in Interdepartmental and external coordination. Professional and ethical communicator with external parties

Al Ezzel Operation & Maintenance Company (ENGIE)
Operation Engineer

   Nov 2009
— Mar 2013

• Dynamic Control Room Engineer, experienced on SPPA T2000 (TXp) DCS, performed start-up and shutdown of V94.2 Gas Turbine (165MW x 4Units), KWU Siemens Westinghouse / Doosan Boiler with SF (255MW x 2unit), auxiliaries including HV & LV switching operations
• Swift responder to plant operational emergency and well-coordinated with SCC for dispatch management and Gas consumption with gas supplier.
• Handled shift in shift charge engineer temporary absence.
• Control room documentation & records are kept current.
• Performed the Net Dependable Performance test, gathering data for performance and all periodic functional tests on plant systems.

Reliance Energy Ltd
Assistant Manager

   May 2007
— Nov 2011

• Quick learner and took the challenge as Control Room Engineer, experienced on ABB Symphony & FOXBRO DCS with the day-to-day shift requirement of start-up, shutdown, emergency handling, BOP and co-ordination with LDC for dispatch management.
• Taken responsibility of Control Room Operation and monitoring of Siemens V94.2 Gas Turbine (138MW x 1Units- with NG & Naphtha), Ansolda Steam turbine (80MW x 1unit) other associated auxiliaries, including switching operations of 220kV (3bus system)

China Light and Power India Ltd
Assistant Team Manager

   Sep 2005
— Apr 2007

• As a young trainee operation quickly learned on CCPP field operation.
• Improved my ability on P&ID, Electrical wiring diagram, I&C Logics.
• Achieved the Senior Authorized Person in quick time to prepare, Issue and Cancel the permits on plant & LV system. Also Authorized brush gear inspector for air / Hydrogen cooled Turbo Generator
• Taken responsibility for field operation of CCPP, includes Siemens V94.2 Gas Turbine (138MW x 3Units- with NG & Naphtha), Siemens Hydrogen cooled STG (245MW x 1unit) other associated auxiliaries, including switching operations of 220kV (3bus system) and 400kV (1& 1/2 Breaker scheme).
• Trained in TXP (Siemens) DCS with the day-to-day shift requirement of start-up, shutdown, BOP, co-ordination with Electricity authority for dispatch management and gas suppliers for nomination.
• Held key role in team constituted for review of Procedures and preparation of procedures with reference to P&ID and OEM manuals in-line with corporate policies.

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