Lead Mechanical Engineer with experience of +17 years in Gas and Coal based Thermal Power Plants.

Last Updated: 28th December 2018 (over 3 years ago)



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Age Range
35 to 44

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English, Gujarati, Hindi


Decisive, action-oriented engineering leader with over seventeen (17+) years of experience. This includes engineering design and engineering management. Proven experience in Front End Engineering & Design (FEED), System Engineering, Tender Engineering, Procurement and Detailed engineering of Mechanical Systems for Combined cycle power plants and Coal based Thermal power plants with renowned Power Plant Developers, EPC contractors and Engineering Consultants.


M S Ramaiah Institute Of Technology, Bangalore, India
B.E ( Mechanical Engineering)

   Feb 1997
— May 2001


Alghanim International Ltd.
Lead Mechanical Engineer

   Sep 2016
— Current

Job Responsibility:
• Leading team of Engineers & draftsmen for basic & detail engineering of various power plant system like Gas Turbine & Aux., GT Exhaust System, HRSG & Aux, Steam Turbine & Aux, Deaerator, Condenser, CEP, BFP, CW pumps, Cooling Tower, Gas compressors etc. for Execution of Projects and keeping track for equipment delivery as per project schedule requirement.
• Resource planning and management.
• Finalise Packaging and Procurement Strategy to minimise costs.
• Optimization of systems across various systems.
• Negotiations, resolving and coordinating engineering issues with Customer, Consortium Partners, Suppliers and Statutory Authorities.
• Control design freeze.
• Finalisation of engineering specifications for procurement based on procurement strategy.
• Evaluation and finalisation of orders on suppliers.
• Monitoring and Expediting all engineering deliverables to ensure on time equipment deliveries.
• Contract closing with sub-suppliers.
• Participate in finalization of Project Schedule.
• Providing inputs to finalise Target costs.
• Regular review/monitoring of work progress and resources spent.
• Participate in internal review of analysis of cost over runs and formulation of corrective actions to minimise overall costs.
• Tracking of Project Objectivities and initiating corrective actions.

Executed Projects:
• Sabiya Stage -3 Combined Cycle Power Plant (750 MW) (2 Nos. SGT5-4000F Gas turbines (Siemens), 2 Nos. HRSG (BHI, Korea) and 1 No. ST5-5000 Steam turbine (Siemens))
Proposal/Tender Engineering:
• Duqm Integrated Power & Water Plant ("DIPWP") Project, Oman
• Al Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combine Cycle (280MW) Project

Managed day to day activities for Ongoing projects and technical support for tendering works of new projects as Lead Engineer Mechanical.

Adani Infra (I) Ltd.
Sr. Manager- Engineering

   Jul 2009
— Aug 2016

Job Responsibility:
• Lead project engineering team consisting of engineers, designers and other assigned support personnel for the balance of Plant System like Water Treatment System, Cooling Water System including cooling towers, Fuel Oil Storage & Handling System, Compressed Air System, Fire Fighting System, Pumps, waste water treatment system, layout planning, overall plant piping layouts etc
• Coordinate with discipline (E&I, Civil and planning) during project execution
• Review project objectives and establishes engineering requirements for the whole project or major system and finalize internal Division of work.
• Review and Preparation of Design basis report, Sizing calculation, Site layout plan, P&IDs, pipe line sizing & pressure drop calculations.
• Review technical specifications prepared by team and consultants.
• Release of Specifications, Negotiation with sub-suppliers and deciding cost estimates for each system
• Tendering and Evaluation of Bids
• Post Bid negotiations and Awarding of Contract
• Oversees the coordination of engineering efforts as required to attain project objectives. Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities which will add value.
• Assesses and supports the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements.
• Proactively supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities
• Review and approval of Vendor drawings,
• Closing of Contracts
• Coordination with Site in solving/resolving O&M problems.

Executed Projects:
• 4290 MW (3X330MW + 2X660MW + 3X660MW), Mundra Coal Based Thermal Power Project
• 3300 MW (5x660 MW) Tirora Coal Based Thermal Power Project, Maharashtra
• 1320 MW (2x660 MW) Kawai Coal based Thermal Power Project, Rajasthan
Proposal/Tender Engineering:
• 1600 MW (2x800 MW) Udupi Coal Based TPP Phase II.

Consistent performer with three (3) promotions in six (6) performance review cycle.

L&T-Sargent & Lundy
Assistant Manager - Engineering

   Jun 2006
— Jun 2009

Job Responsibility:
• Preparation of System design criteria/basis, P&ID’s and PFD’s, Pipe sizing, pressure drop Calculation for balance of plant systems.
• Preparation of Technical Specification, bid clarification/evaluation, bid evaluation reports.
• Review and approval of Mechanical Documents for Circulating Water System, ACW & CCW system, Water Systems (Pre-& post treatment), Low Pressure Piping, Compressors & Compressed Air System, Miscellaneous pumps & piping, Fire Protection & Detection system, Fuel Oil System including fuel oil tanks etc.
• Coordination/Follow up with Inter departments for other discipline documents for Timely Approval.

Projects Executed:
• 238.35 MW + 228 TPH IOCL Panipat Combine Cycle Cogeneration power plant (5GT - Hitachi H-25 + 3STG - BHEL make EHNK - 50/90-B1 + 5 HRSG – L&T + 2Utility Boilers - Ansaldo make), India
• 2000 MW Qurayyah Open Cycle Power Plant (GT – GE 7FA), Qurayyah, KSA
• 370 MW Amman East Combined Cycle Power Plant at Almanakher, Amman, Jordan (2GT - Ansaldo make V 94.2 + 2HRSG - Doosan make + 1 ST - Fuji make)
• Riyadh Power Plant No. 9 PP9 Extension-III (Block – F) Tank Farm Area, Riyadh, KSA
• 2X300MW Lanco Amarkantak Thermal Power Station, India

Proposal/Tender Engineering:
• 4000MW Ultra Mega Power Projects
• 3X660MW Koradi Coal based Thermal Power Plant

Meet deadlines consistently. Received non-monetary recognition award for developing spreadsheet for PP9 project.

Reliance Infra Ltd.
Sr. Engineer - Engineering

   Apr 2004
— May 2006

Job Responsibility:
• Review of engineering documents before submission to client for approval for Fuel Oil Storage and Handling System, Effluent Treatment Plant, NDCT & CCW-ACW System, DM Plant, Fire Tender etc.
• Responsible for finalizing Technical Specification to finalize the scope of work & technical requirement for the assigned works.
• Technical Evaluation/Clarification of the bids/offers.
• Continuous coordination/follow-up with the vendors after award of contract during Detailed Engineering.
• Coordination with the vendors/site engineers during Erection & Commissioning for resolving site queries.

Projects Executed
• 2X300 MW DCR Thermal Power Plant, Haryana, India

DLF Power Ltd.

   Aug 2001
— Mar 2004

Job Responsibility:
• Erection & Commissioning of 1 X 52 TPH AFBC boilers of SES Slovakia Boiler & various balance of plants equipment
• Operation and Maintenance of boiler type: AFBC, make: SES Slovakia, Operating Pr.: 45 kg/cm2, Capacity: 52 TPH, Heating Surface Area 1750 M2.

Projects Executed
• 11 MW, AFBC Boiler, Dhanbad, India

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