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Electrical Engineering

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
April 05, 2018

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Umashankar Perumal



Mobile: 855-***-****



Accomplished 12+ years’ of professional experience in handling harness related wiring design activities along with Control and Electrical panel design for Bently systems under Aerospace, Power, Oil & Gas domains.


In-depth knowledge of wiring harness design and development as well as Electrical schematics for customers Airbus, Boeing and Gulfstream aircrafts using Vesys Harness design tool.

Electrical packaging design for Bently Nevada control panels using AutoCAD and implement design decisions into the products.

Comprehensive knowledge of Electrical Wiring Interconnect System, system architecture, Electrical Installation, and harness manufacturing processes.

Experience in working with Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) principles.

Strong technical knowledge with excellent technical communication skills.



Client: Rolls Royce Plc, Derby-UK

Role: Design & Technical Lead and Onsite coordinator Jan 2016 – till date – Bangalore, India/Derby, UK

Handle responsibilities of designing electrical wire harnesses and optimizing wire harness designs.

Performed responsibilities of preparing controlled engineering drawings to support the fabrication, installation, and testing of prototype and production systems resulting in validated systems.

Responsible for providing design data and specifications to support in design modification procedures.

Verified availability of various components of harness (cable/wire, terminals, and connectors) with component manufacturer prior to implementation of design. Confirmed that components were agency compliance approved (UL, CSA, TUV).

Assign and handle responsibilities of designing & optimizing electrical wire harnesses and verifying product for conformance as well as conduct quality specifications before product release.

Performed responsibilities like engineering change orders (ECO), purchase orders (PO), change requests (CR), and new releases (NR) during release of new products. Updated engineering drawings and standard operation procedures (SOP) documentation resulting in improved documentation accuracy. Addressed delivery and quality issues with suppliers.

Onsite co-ordinator with supporting offshore team and presentations during technical reviews at customer location.

Developed project cost savings estimates. Provided engineering support to harness supplier change activities resulting in an estimated $250,000 annual cost saving.

Performed technical reviews/Quality control per checklist; Parts revise, release and documentation in PLM.

Client: GE-MCS (Bently Nevada), Minden, USA

Role: Project Lead/Onsite Coordinator July 2012 – Dec 2015 –Minden, USA

Responsible for technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements.

Involved in various internal project meetings following all the GE standards and process before the design and cabinet being delivered.

Performed responsibilities of Requisition Engineering involve complete Panel design for Bently 3500 systems which includes a package of Mechanical Layout, 3500 system Rack Layout, Panel Internal signal, Relay, control & Power calculations/Wiring schematics and Network Architecture of the Enclosure.

Responsible for specifications for purchases of materials or equipment.

Oversee project production efforts to assure projects are completed on time and within budget.

Assigned the tasks of verifying product for conformance as well as conduct quality specifications before product release and Inspect completed installations to ensure conformance to design and equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards.

Eliminating risks associated with technical regulations and standards (TRS) compliance will be a mandatory task to clear customs with respect to shipping country.

Carried out detailed analysis and selection of panels with NEMA (like NEMA 12, 4, 4X) and IP ratings (like IP54, IP66) depending on the location of enclosure installation (like Indoor/Outdoor, standalone/wall mount); Hazardous area located (Class I Div 2) industrial panel will be Z purged and will have ATEX, IEC Ex certifications; Seismic zone classifications as per requirements.

Analyzed Enclosure and panel components to meet region specific compliance and standards satisfied like CSA - Canadian standard, UL – USA, CE - European Union (EU).

Evaluated components to satisfy RoHS requirements for installation in Hazardous zones meeting standard like AS/NZS 60079.20:2000. Also overall enclosure is certified by a third party vendor (ETL) tested for standards like UL508A, CSA 22.2 with general Industrial Control Panels, UL508A & UL698A for Hazardous area panels in accordance with the National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA 70 along with SCCR and panel operating temperature; Also most of enclosures shipping to European location would require CE approval and satisfy LV directive along with tested for EMC requirements.

Supported customer for detailed queries in External Kick off meeting both remote as well as at customer locations.

Generating OEM components Bill of material (BOM) based on the design parameters and customer technical Specifications meeting the cost and quality.

Confer with engineers, customers, or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products.

Responsible for coordinating with large offshore team to create & understand process awareness, understand customer specifications & requirements, meeting on-time delivery, organizing project schedules & meetings.

Coordinate with manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation, and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, standards and customer requirements.

Few project involved with - Kearl Oil Sands-THYSSENKRUPP ROBINS INC, EXXONMOBIL TORRANCE REFINERY, AECI New Madrid Power Plant, Nikkiso Cryo - CNPC Tangshan LNG, Quanta Anchorage MLP Plant 2, Howden LG&E Mill Creek, Flowserve, Samsung Shaybah, Saudi Aramco, KOC, DOW, etc.,

Client: GE-Power, Schenectady, USA

Role: Project Lead Oct 2010 – July 2012 – Chennai, India

Responsible for Gas Turbine Requisition Engineering involves developing and interpreting Electrical Drawings (One & Three line diagrams, Wiring/Schematic & Loop diagrams, I/O lists, Cable & Instruments lists, Fabrication and Assembly Arrangements associated with Turbine Control Panel, Generator Protection Panel, Motor Control Panel, Isolation & Excitation Transformers, Generator Terminal Enclosure, Battery Systems).

Implemented design changes with respect to Design Change Instructions/Engineering Change Requests and site issues in consultation with customer specifications.

Managed CAD designers to create design layouts and associated Electrical systems drawings and Bill of Materials.

Support design reviews, supplier meetings, requisition and field engineering.

Responsible for interconnection and Cable summary for Gas Turbine Electrical and Mechanical Accessories panels and equipment.

Collect data relating to power system interconnection to determine operating efficiency of electrical systems.

Used the expertise to standardize the deliverable considerably reducing cost and effort.

Managed and coordinate a team of 10 member team ensuring quality and timely deliverables.


Client: GE-Power & Water, Schenectady, USA

Role: Team Lead Feb 2008 – Oct 2010 – Chennai, India

Responsible for design of Gas Turbine Control panel electrical packaging system.

Responsible for control panel Layout, elementary and outline drawing releases in ENOVIA V6.

Interface with cross function team such as Electrical, Material and tools to release the design.

Managed CAD designer’s team to create Electrical systems Single-line drawings and delivering ontime.

Trouble shooting the shop floor issues and create engineering change request (ECR) and Engineering Change orders (ECO) in PLM for the changes performed on a project.

Preparation of interconnection drawings for Gas and Steam Turbine Mechanical Accessories panels and equipment.

Used the expertise to standardize the deliverable considerably reducing cost and effort.

Field Installation support provided by resolving PAC’s and RFI’s (Customer technical queries)


Client: Embassy Groups, Bangalore

Role: Site Engineer – Electrical Jun 2006 – Feb 2008 – Bangalore, India

Responsible for maintenance & up-gradation activities for all Electrical systems which includes 66kV sub-station, DG sets, HVAC, fire-fighting, lighting and Earthing.

Liaison with regulatory authorities for additional power grid sanctions.

Prepare the annual budget for infrastructure upkeep of the Campus Facility.

Study business planning projections made by user businesses in terms of additional manpower to be added, new workstations & power load enhancements.

Coordinate routine maintenance & operations activity for common areas in the facility in order to maintain the infrastructure in the facility in an optimum condition.

Responsible for design and execution of Electrical works in campus and ensure strict compliant to EHS guidelines.

Work towards Zero downtime and set the best practices to ensure seamless services to the client.

Perform routine preventive maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, or the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate.

Responsible for all the Testing's of HT & LT Electrical Equipment as per Specifications & Standards.

Responsible for understanding and project requirements & studying specifications, BOQ, electrical drawings and their implementation.

Responsible for the daily schedule & monitoring of Electrical Installation work progress and manpower of Electrical Sub-contractors.


Client: TNEB, Trichy, Tamilnadu

Role: Electrical Apprenticeship Trainee Jan 2004 – Jan 2005 – Trichy, Tamilnadu

Construct, test, maintain, and repair substation HT/LT panels, Switchgears equipment, Distribution panel, Bustrunking, Cable laying, cable tray works and earthing work.

Inspect and test equipment and circuits to identify malfunctions or defects, using wiring diagrams and testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or ammeters.

Consult manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering personnel in order to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems and to determine optimum equipment functioning.

Prepare and maintain records detailing tests, repairs, and maintenance.

Test insulators and bushings of equipment by inducing voltage across insulation and calculating insulation loss.

Test oil in circuit breakers and transformers for dielectric strength, refilling oil periodically.


Alagappa Chetttiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu

Bachelor Of Engineering - Electrical and Electronics Engineering, April 2002


CAD : AutoCAD 2013, VeSys 2.0 (Electrical Harness Design software), Unigraphics NX 10 :

PLM : Teamcenter Engineering, ENOVIA Energy PLM, SAP PLM

Others : Product data Management systems (PDM), GE specific tools (PGTi, PEGASUS, DCI), iPMS


Quality Assurance : Good working knowledge in ISO, CMMI and PCMM models. Good Knowledge in Six sigma and FMEA.

Trainings : Bently Nevada Packaged systems (Minden, NV), Bentley AutoPLANT (Chennai, India), Smart plant Electrical


Mother Name : Vijayalakshmi P

Date of Birth : September 27th 1981

Passport Details : passport number – K0354256

Issued at place on date – Chennai;

February 9th 2012

Valid up to date - February 8th 2022

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