Shift Charge Engineer

Last Updated: 10th December 2020 (about 1 year ago)

United Kingdom


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Age Range
35 to 44

Qualification Level

English, Gujarati, Hindi


 A competent professional with more than 19 years of experience in Power Plant Operations, Troubleshooting, Strategic Planning & Training
 Instrumental in coordinating plant operations for the set up standards with accountability for strategic utilization & deployment of available resources to achieve organizational objectives
 Hands-on experience in supervising projects from beginning to end and ensuring that projects are completed within stipulated time
 Sound knowledge of all legislative and statutory requirements applicable for Thermal and Gas Power Plants
 Demonstrated abilities in training, supervising & monitoring personnel, assisting in planning & scheduling activities
 Proficient in managing shift and troubleshooting functions for the plant machineries
 Adept in creating & sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities & motivates high performance amongst team members
 Excellent communicator with strong leadership skills & the ability to build cohesive, productive teams while fostering & encouraging creativity & individual expression


North Maharashtra University , India
B.E.( Mechanical )

   May 1996
— Apr 2000


Alghanim International
Shift Charge Engineer

   Oct 2011
— Current

At M/s Alghanim International Kuwait- 1300 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant (Jan’14- Nov’14)
As Shift In-charge (Operations)
• Remarkably looked after operations of:
o Steam Turbine: 2 x 200 MW, Alstom make Condensing Steam turbine
o HRSG: 5 x 50 TPH, Alstom make, Dual Fuel Dual pressure boiler
o Gas Insulated Switchyard: 275 KV XLPE H.T. Cables with 19/275 KV Generator Step Up transformers.

300 MW Open Cycle Power Plant (Oct’11-Jan’14)
As Shift In-charge (Operations)
• Prior involvement in looking after operations of
o Gas Turbine: 6 x 50 MW, GE LM 6000-PC controlled by NETCON
o Gas Compressor: 3 x 40 MMSCF, Valerus make Reciprocating Compressors controlled by PLC Allen
o Vapour Compressor Heat Pump: 2 x 5000 TR, Turbine Air System make controlled by PLC Allen Bradley
o Gas Insulated Switchyard: 275 KV oil filled H.T. Cables with 11/275 KV Generator Step Up Transformers

Nov’14 – Till Date: M/s Alghanim International, Kuwait as a Shift In-charge (Operations)

Project: 520 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant

Gas Turbine: 2 x 250 MW, Siemens V94.3A, Dual fuel, controlled by SPPA T 3000
Gas Compressor: 3 x 75000 m3/hr, ATLAS COPCO make Centrifugal Compressors controlled by PLC Allen Bradley
DM Plant: 100 m3/cycle, Veolia make controlled by PLC Scada Siemens
Gas Insulated Switchyard: 400 KV XLPE H.T. Cables with 22/400 KV Generator Step Up Transformers

Key Result Areas:
• Shouldering the responsibility analysis, troubleshooting & managing technical problems without affecting plant equipment
• Effectively looking after operations of its various equipments
• Stellar role in monthly report preparation & circulation
• Significant in preparing pre-start up, start-up & shutdown check sheets and various other auxiliary equipment
• Active participation & implementation viz. Issuance of Safe Work Related Permits like Cold, Hot, Confined Space with utmost isolation
• Prominent involvement in LFI’s & SOP’s preparations including plant emergency & black out procedures

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