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Soar Power Plant Project Engineering Manager

Ahmedabad, GJ, India
March 07, 2018

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Preferably in Project Management/Construction/O&M

Industry Preference: Power/Energy/ Oil & Gas


A result-oriented professional with experience of more than 10 years in Engineering, Project Management, Contract Management, Budgeting to Owner’s Engineers, Performance Monitoring, System Design & Implementation, Energy Management, Operations & Maintenance.

Currently working with Cargo Power and Infrastructure Ltd(CPIL), Ahmedabad, Gujarat as AGM.CPIL is developing 25MWe CSP plant with 9Hrs of TES and 10 MW of PV in Kutch, Gujarat under Gujarat Solar Policy.

Leading a young and enthusiastic team for the development of new and efficient Solar Systems to hybridize the PV & CST system ranging 120 C to 250 C for Industrial process steam use.

Deft in overseeing thermal energy storage for existing CSP plant project activities i.e. technical specifications review, stage inspections, progress monitoring, site management and manpower planning

Proved resourceful in the commissioning of India’s 1st 50 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant with Siemens SST-700 Steam Turbine while working in Godawari Green Energy Ltd. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

Skilled at Power Plant Erection and Commissioning, Power Plant Process Engineering and Structural FEA Analysis of different solar collectors.

Adroit in performing design, development, testing, performance evaluation, economic analysis, project management and operation & maintenance for Solar Desalination, Solar Steam Cooking, Process Steam, PV roof top, On & off grid projects

Adept at handling erection & commissioning activities involving resource planning, in-process inspection, team building and co-ordination with internal / external departments for Steam, Air, Water, Salt and Oil pipe line projects.

Supervise and monitor quality systems ISO & OHSAS philosophy in the section through the involvement of people for improving Plant Performance as per Quality / Environmental Standards

In-depth technical and economic study of different Renewable project i.e. Wind Energy, Biomass and Hydro.

A great leader and excellent coordinator with honed planning, analytical and decision making skills

Leadership: Driving the organizational mission through employees & supports motivation of employees

Management: Overseeing operations of the organization, implementing plans and managing human & physical resources


Planning, executing and spearheading projects involving budgeting, project coordination, contract management, value engineering, construction development, quality assurance/control, installation & commissioning, resource planning with a flair for adopting modern methodologies / techniques in compliance with quality standards

Supply chain management, handling and proper Storage of critical items like Mirror, HCE Tube, Orbital Welding machine system and HTF Tanks/Drums.

Performing piping, erection and commissioning of rotary & static equipment like vessel, heat exchangers, etc.

Instrumental in optimization of process, project management/ execution and site management of a Power plant.

Creating thermal & mechanical design of various types of Energy generation, Thermal Energy Storage (TES) & Energy saving systems like boilers, steam turbines, alternators, gas turbine, cooling towers, evaporators, condensers, compressor, fans, and various pumps like BFP, CEP, cooling pump and HTF oil pump etc.

Preparing energy generation/ consumption/ technical reports with efficiency & saving calculations

Ensuring adherence to EHS regulation and having exposure working on ERP.

Conducting site visits to initiate technical discussion with customer and collect required site data

Implemented ISO 9000, 14000 and OHSAS in GGEL as Management Representative.


Since April’16 Cargo Power & Infrastructure Ltd, Gujarat as AGM-Projects


Feasibility analysis, Due Diligence and coordination with Owner’s Engineer

Vendor development for special sub projects like Solar Collectors assembly & Thermal Energy Storage

Drawing and term sheet review for finalization of contract.

Planning, Scheduling & Monitoring of project work.

Coordinated for project execution and site management, industrial process design and optimization of process

Assisting in Contract Management, tender document finalization and vendor management to cross functional groups.

Godawari Green Energy Ltd, Rajasthan as Manager-Projects (Jun’10 to March,16)


Engineering Co-ordinator for Owners Engineers.

Solar Thermal system design, Project Execution, Drawing Review, Project Management and Planning, Solar Field Erection and Commissioning, Managing Production of Assembly Line.

Research on the feasibility of different types of TES technology for existing HTF System.

Instrumental in successful commissioning of India’s 1st 50 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant with Siemens SST-700 Steam Turbine

Engaged in site assessment studies, contract management, resource assessment / energy yield assessment and design / engineering of solar PV / solar thermal power plants using software like PVsyst and SAM

Performed designing, erection, fabrication and testing of Carbon Steel, SS, Alloy Steel & HDPE piping for water, steam and hydrocarbon oil (HTF) pipeline using ASME, ANSI, ASTM, AGA, API, AWWA, BS, ISO, DIN codes

Conducted erection and commissioning of rotary/ static equipment like Vessel, Heat exchangers, Pump & motors

Received the “Employee of the Month Award” in 2011 for achieving high targets of production of SCA and record erection of solar collecting elements in a particular month

Key Projects:

Title: GGEL 50 MW STPP (India’s 1st 50 MW Solar Thermal Power Plant )

Period: Jun’10 – Jun’13

Role: Team Member – Project Execution and Engineering


Feasibility analysis, Due Diligence and solar system design parameter analysis for 50 MWe Solar Thermal Project.

Coordinated for project execution and site management, industrial process design and optimization of process

Engaged in thermal & mechanical design for various types of energy generation & energy saving systems like compressor, boilers, steam turbines, alternators, gas turbine, cooling towers, evaporators, condensers, compressor, fans, and various pumps like Boiler Feed Pump, Condensate Extraction Pumps, Cooling water pumps and HTF pumps etc.

Title: Gadhia Solar Energy System Pvt Ltd.

Period: Jun’06 – May’08

Role: Team Member – Sr. Project Engineer


Spearheaded project planning, scheduling & prioritizing activities while coordinating with contractors & consultants on design and analysis.

Structural design of Module Mounting Structure (MMS) for roof top and ground mounted PV power project.

Feasibility analysis of 2000 m3/day Solar Desalination Project in Costal Gujarat.

Involved in the design, finite element analysis and material optimization of a 16 m2 solar dish

Handled project execution and installation of Scheffler Solar Parabolic Dish Technologies for community kitchen, industry process heat application and also installed a 100 Ton AC System in Muni Sheva Ashram, Gujarat.

Performed DPR for PV & thermal systems including all hand calculations.


M.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan in 2010

B.Tech. (Industrial Production) IERT, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh Technical University in 2006

Intermediate (12th) Inter College DLW, Varanasi, UP Board in 2000

High School (10th) Inter College DLW, Varanasi, UP Board in 1998



Certified Energy Manager awarded by “National Productivity Council” &“Bureau of Energy Efficiency India".

Internal Auditor Certification for QMS, EMS and OHSAS from DNV-GL.

Completed a Certification Course from 5S HERE Consultancy in 2014

Registered for PMP certification with PMI.


Weather Resource Data Monitoring for Solar and Wind Projects conducted by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) held in Delhi in 2013.

Attended an Indo-German workshop on Green Manufacturing, held at BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan in 2009.


5 Day Training on “Designing of Concentrated Solar Thermal & Solar Water Heating System” conducted by National Institute of Solar Energy(NISE),India

Trainers Training Program Conducted by DNV-GL in 2015.

Attended more than 50 Hours of trainings sessions including SCA assembly, Solar Field erection and Commissioning to meet project requirements at Godawari Green Energy Ltd, Rajasthan during 2010-2014.

Underwent 5S Training from Here Quality Excellence Pvt. Ltd, in 2014


Well versed with MS Office (Word & Excel) and MS project

Sound knowledge of mechanical related software like Auto CAD, Catia, Ansys (FEA)

System Advisory Model(SAM-2015)


Represented as a Captain of the College Cricket Team in National level Tournaments like Spardha IT-BHU,BOSM-BITS Pilani and Udghosh IIT Kanpur in 2007 & 2008

Received GATE Scholarship in 2008

Participated in various events in the College Technical and Cultural Fest during 2008-10

Held the position of Sports Captain of HIRA Cup for GGEL in 2012 and Captain of the Cricket Team at Godawari Green Energy Ltd, Rajasthan in 2012, 2013 & 2014.


Date of Birth : 26th March, 1983

Permanent Address : C/o Shri R P Verma, New Colony, Kandawa, Varanasi - 221006, UP

Languages Known : English & Hindi

LinkedIn Id : Pawan Kumar Verma

Passport No. : H6970579 (2009-2019)


Mr. Awical Dubey –General Manager (GGEL, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, Email:

Mr. Deepak Gadhia – (Trustee and Mentor –MSA, Email:

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