Hydro expert with more than 25 years of experience.


Last Updated: 6th August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

Address
New Delhi, India

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Gender
Male

Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Degree

Languages
English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Summary

• Working as Vice President - Hydro since April 2011 with Hindustan Power Projects formerly known as Moser Baer Projects, involved in setting up 3 x 40 MW and 4 x 100 MW Vertical Francis hydro power plants in Udaipur, Distt. Lauhal, Himachal Pradesh, India.

JOB PROFILE

• Heading the E&M team responsible for preparing PFR, checking Detailed Project Reprts, tender documents for various hydro projects being developed by Hindustan Power.

• Responsible for bid evaluation, carrying out pre-bid meetings, effectively awarding E&M contracts.

• Preparing Tender documents and Detailed Engineering for E&M components for Hydro projects.

• Responsible for preparing Project Construction Schedules.

• Responsible for all Environment and Forest related matters of Hydro Vertical
. Responsible for getting Environment and Forest clearances for all the verticals of Hindustan Power viz. Hydro, Thermal and Coal at MoEF.

• Responsible for complete process of Private land acquisition for Hydro projects.

• Responsible for local liaison at District and State level for getting the clearances / approval process smooth / expeditious.

• Responsible for the CDM process of Hydro projects.

• Responsible for establishing Power Evacuation system for Chenab Valley Hydro projects of Hindustan Power.

Education

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Nagpur, India
Bacheloer of Technology - Mechanical

   Jul 1990
— May 1994

Experience

Hindustan Power Project
Vice President - Hydro

   Apr 2011
— Current

PRESENT :

• Working as Vice President - Hydro since April 2011 with Hindustan Power Projects, involved in setting up 3 x 40 MW and 4 x 100 MW Vertical Francis hydro power plants in Udaipur, Distt. Lauhal, Himachal Pradesh, India.

JOB PROFILE

• Heading the E&M team responsible for preparing PFR, checking Detailed Project Reprts, tender documents for various hydro projects being developed by Hindustan Power.

• Responsible for bid evaluation, carrying out pre-bid meetings, effectively awarding E&M contracts.

• Preparing Tender documents and Detailed Engineering for E&M components for Hydro projects.

• Responsible for preparing Project Construction Schedules.

• Responsible for all Environment and Forest related matters of Hydro Vertical

• Responsible for complete process of Private land acquisition for Hydro projects.

• Responsible for local liaison at District and State level.

• Responsible for the CDM process of Hydro projects.

• Responsible for establishing Power Evacuation system for Chenab Valley Hydro projects of Hindustan Power.

AD Hydro Power Ltd., a joint venture of LNJ Bhilwara Group and SN Power, Norway
Asstt. General Manager-Electro - Mechanical

   Oct 2006
— Mar 2011

PAST 1 :

• Worked as Asstt. General Manager-Electro - Mechanical since October 2006 with AD Hydro Power Ltd., a joint venture of LNJ Bhilwara Group and SN Power, Norway involved in setting up a 2 x 96 MW Vertical Pelton underground hydro power plant in Manali, HP.

JOB PROFILE

July, 2010 till March, 2011

Headed the O&M team responsible for continuous generation on 2 Units of 96MW each.

Responsible for daily scheduling, daily generation and routine maintenance.

Responsible for smooth operation of Barrage gates / reservoir, Valve house, all Power house and 220KV switchyard equipments.

Preparing maintenance schedules, annual budgets for O&M.

Carrying out all maintenance activities in house.

Developing various vendors.

Past : October, 2006 till June, 2010

Heading the E&M team and responsible for timely erection and commissioning of 200T EOT Crane, Turbine, Generator, Main Inlet Valve, Penstock Protection Valve, Bus-ducts, Generator Transformers, 220KV Cable, Switchyard, and Various auxiliaries in Power House, Fire Protection System, HVAC, Hydro-mechanical works and other BOP’s etc. Responsible for quality work and cost saving.

Team leader for preparation of Asset Management Plan for transition of the project from construction to operation stage.

Carrying out various inspections for civil works of the project viz. Barrage, reservoir, HRT etc. for declaring them ready for water filling.

Preparing the water conductor filling process and all necessary do’s and don’ts to be followed during water filling of tunnel and pressure shaft.

• Successfully carried out the erection, pre-commissioning and commissioning of Turbines, Generators, all unit and common auxiliaries, isolated phase bus-ducts, generator transformers, 220KV XLPE power cable, 220KV Switchyard, Penstock Protection Valve.

• Successfully carried out the erection, commissioning of Hydro-mechanical
works in barrage, reservoir and tail race tunnel.

Successfully carried out the water filling in main Head race tunnel.

• Successfully carried out the erection and commissioning of 200T EOT crane installed in Power house in record time of 35 days.

• Successfully planned and installed the distributor supplied by BHEL without make-up piece in record time of 30 days well within the specified tolerances.

• Based on my previous experiences I carried out various modifications in the Turbine-Generator package supplied by BHEL.

• I planned and continuous followed-up the supplies from BHEL in sequential manner to expedite the erection work.

• Planning and coordinating between various equipment suppliers viz. Turbine-Generator, Bus-ducts, Generator Transformers, 220KV Cable, Fire protection, HVAC, Switchyard and civil contractor.

• Coordinating with the designers/consultants.

• Carrying out various quality inspections of the equipments.

• Preparing and monitoring various erection schedules and budgets.

• Using my experience in hydro projects suggested/modified construction of various civil packages viz. barrage, reservoir, tunnels, valve house etc.

• Implementing the EHS policies and safe work practices in the project area. I am part of the main Project Core Safety Task Force.

Alstom Projects India Ltd., Hydro Power Division, a Unit of ALSTOM France
Turbine Engineer

   Mar 2006
— Sep 2006

PAST 2 :

• Worked as Turbine Engineer from March 2006 till September 2006 with Alstom Projects India Ltd., Hydro Power Division, a Unit of ALSTOM France, one of the leading manufacturers of Hydro Turbine-Generator equipments in the world.

JOB PROFILE

Was doing the Turbine erection work with the on-shore deptt. and responsible
for timely erection of the turbine at various sites.
 Independently carried out the erection works for 4x100MW Underground Vertical Pelton Turbine package supplied at Vishnuprayag Hydro Electric Project.

 The package included erection of Penstock Protection Butterfly Valve, Spherical valve, Distributor, Nozzles, Turbine shaft, Turbine guide bearing etc.

 Responsible for Quality works, monitoring and achieving target dates. Doing the man power planning.

 Directly reporting to the Head Of Deptt., France.

Malana Power Co. Ltd., a Unit of LNJ Bhilwara Group & India’s first Independent Power Producer
Manager Mech.

   Jun 2000
— Feb 2006

PAST 3 :

• Worked as Manager Mech. from June 2000 till February 2006 with Malana Power Co. Ltd., a Unit of LNJ Bhilwara Group & India’s first Independent Power Producer, producing Hydro Power by setting up a 86 MW Hydro Power Project on Malana river near Kullu, India in a record time of 21/2 years.

JOB PROFILE

Was heading the O&M team & responsible for operation & maintenance of 2 x 43 MW Vertical Pelton Turbine Surface Power House plant & machinery including barrage site gates & maintaining Cost effectiveness.

 Also I maintained the auxiliaries viz. air compressors, vertical turbine cooling water pumps, oil pumping units etc.

 Got training in Jobtech computerized maintenance software from M/s SN Power, Norway experts.

 Specialist in MIV seals replacement, in situ runner repairs, trouble shooting of HMC Governor, installation of turbine guide bearing, lower and upper guide bearing and thrust bearing and centering, alignment and leveling of turbine-generator shafts.

 Carried out thermodynamic efficiency tests for runners. Specialist in desilting of reservoir using siphon technology i.e without using pump.

 Witnessed various prototype tests for Pelton, Francis runners in VA Tech hydraulic test lab in Zurich, Switzerland twice.

• Was doing spares management, manpower planning & preparing daily, routine, preventive and capital maintenance schedules etc. Responsible for bare minimum down time of the plant during mechanical breakdown.

• Was doing the budgetary planning for the annual spares requirement.

• Assisted management in Personnel/Administrative matters.

• Developed Vendors and Calling quotations & negotiating with various spares/machinery suppliers.

• Carried out various Inspections for Turbine – Generator parts at suppliers end viz. Runner inspection at M/s VA Tech, Switzerland.

• Was responsible for maintaining the records of the section.

 Was Heading the Erection-commissioning team responsible for timely erection & commissioning of 86 MW Pelton turbine hydro Powerhouse turbine, generator, various auxiliary mechanical equipments (BHEL supply) & spherical valves (Fouress supply) in record time. Was doing the material handling at site, preparing/updating the erection-commissioning schedules in co-ordination with various Contractors. Witnessed & recorded all erection /commissioning tests. Co-coordinated with various Contractors & ensured quality and timely completion of work.

 Erection & commissioning of 100 tonne E.O.T. crane.

 Maintenance of mechanical equipments involved in civil construction works of hydro project viz. Loader, Transit mixers, Scoop trams, Air compressors etc.

Industrial Cables ( India ) Ltd
Section Incharge

   Jul 1994
— May 2000

PAST 4 :

• Worked as Section Incharge – P.V.C. Production from July 1994 till May 2000 with Industrial Cables ( India ) Ltd., an ISO 9001 Company, involved in the manufacturing of Power & Control Cables.

JOB PROFILE

• I was working as Section In charge P.V.C., where P.V.C. Power and Control Cable was manufactured and also further processing of XLPE core was being done. I was responsible for achieving the monthly production target of the Section.

• I was responsible to arrange for the raw material and necessary jigs and fixtures required. I maintained the Quality and Cost effectiveness in the section. I was doing the liasoning work with testing, stores, purchase, maintenance and other production sections. I was doing the manpower planning of 90 Workers & 12 Shift Engineers/Supervisors in the section. I maintained the records of the section according to ISO 9001 requirement.

• I was also working as Asst. Engineer in the XLPE Section of the factory, where XLPE ( Cross linked Poly Ethylene ) Core was produced, which was a continuous process.

• I also worked in the Maintenance/Project Deptt. and was responsible for Breakdown and Preventive Maintenance of plant-machinery using Integrated Preventive Maintenance System and Quality Tools. My responsibilities were to maintain Utilities and Plant-Machinery. The Company was heading towards Condition Based Maintenance System, which helps in planning the Maintenance Schedule.

• I was also responsible for maintaining the records of the Section according to ISO 9001 requirement. I also maintained the statutory requirements in liasoning with Pollution Control Board.

I was actively involved in the following activities :

• I independently worked on a new Project for Porcelain Insulators/Bushings repairs and prepared Detailed Project Report including financial aspects & Project Planning. I was appointed Profit Center In charge of the Project. I also prepared feasibility report for other new Projects and was directly reporting to the Managing Director.

• Erection & Commissioning of new Production lines and Utilities.

• Modification/dismantling/up gradation of existing production lines in co-ordination with Production Deptt.

• Calling quotations & negotiating with various equipment/machinery suppliers.

ACHIEVEMENTS:

• Got selected for the post of Manager – Project execution Hydro with
NTPC in June 2007.

• Got incentive for timely commissioning of Allain-Duhangan HEP.

• Got incentive for before schedule erection and commissioning of 200T EOT crane in AD Hydro.

• Got incentive for before schedule erection and alignment of both the Turbine – Generator in AD Hydro.

• Got incentive for timely commissioning of 4 Units of Vishnuprayag Hydro project.

• Was Group leader of a team which completed the work of Erection & Commissioning of 2x43 MW Malana - 1 project vertical Pelton turbine in a record time of ten months.

• Developed a team of workers such that we were capable of doing all the repair & maintenance jobs of 2x43 MW Pelton turbine machine in house.

• Suggested and implemented ideas such that Company had benefited in monetary terms. To name a few trash problems at our barrage/intake site, insitu runner repair, repair of eroded spears in our own workshop, emergency cooling water line etc.

• During the financial year 2003-04 mechanical breakdown of only 25 minutes.

• Independently run the XLPE plant in the crisis period of the factory when there was total labour strike for 4 ½ months. Got reward for Rs. 20,000/- in lieu of above.

• Was Group leader of a team involved in the successful completion of Rupees Twelve Crores XLPE Plant up-gradation Project.

• Was involved in the successful erection & commissioning of a new Unit for manufacturing Control Cables.

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