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Power Plant Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
June 28, 2018

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**-**** ******, **********, *****, Tamilnadu-625536


Mobile: +91-882******* / +91-875*******



Competent and diligent professional with 6 years 5 months of experience in Installation & Commissioning, Operations & Maintenance, PV designing, Inverter Troubleshooting and process Improvement across Power distribution plants; currently spearheading as Engineer with Hindustan Power Projects Pvt Ltd .

Adept in managing Installation, erection & commissioning & operation & maintenance of various equipment for enhancing operational effectiveness of equipment. Skilled in conducting root cause analysis while implementing process improvement and cost reduction initiatives improving productivity by technology management.

Demonstrated competencies in performing repairs/ rewinding of electrical equipment’s, troubleshooting, quick breakdown solution, maximum availability of equipment, equipment behavioural analysis and providing suggestion of improvements and fulfilment of all safety measures.

An effective team player with exceptional planning, monitoring and execution skills coupled with a systematic approach and quick adaptability entailing key focus on bottom line profitability. HIGHLIGHTS

Expertise in trouble shooting solar inverter such as Power one, Gamesa, ABB

Solar Projects including roof top system handled more than 300 MW

Experience in maintaining more than 700 MW Solar Plants.

Successfully commissioned more than 500 MW Gamesa inverters

Expertise in Solar Tracker installation and it’s maintenance SOFTWAER PROFICIENCY KEY SKILLS

Auto-cad Installation & Commissioning

PV-Syst Operations & Maintenance

Google Sketch- up Troubleshooting / Data Analysis /Technical Support PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SIEMENS GAMESA RENEWABLE PVT LTD FEB-2017 to till date Sr. Engineer - Solar Operations

Key Contributions:

Help customers to maintain the reliability and performance of their systems, and address any potential technical problem.

Assist Installers/End Users with site-specific difficulties during new site commissioning as well as system upgrades and expansions.

Work closely with Sales team to manage customer relationship and satisfaction.

Assist sales personnel in the pursuit of new business by providing pre-sales technical support and assisting with customer evaluations and system selection.

Research, identify, develop and recommend corrective measures to address technical issues identified in the field.

Resolve technical problems from site, end customers, application engineers and sales.

Identify and qualify product failures and assist product engineering in understanding and resolving them.

Research and documentation of technical problems and solutions using our Knowledge Base.

Design, plan, research, evaluate and test complex systems used to monitor and/or control electrical equipment and systems

Review performance reports, investigate issues and initiatives to improve performance and prepare operating performance summary reports

Build process, structure, and work products to support management and reporting of operating assets

Solar Asset Handling:

20 MW Solar plant in Srilanka

145 MW Solar Plant in Tamil Nadu

250 MW Solar Plant in Karnataka

ARCTECH SOLAR (I) Pvt Ltd OCT-2016 to JAN-2017

Sr. Projects Engineer

Key Contributions:

Managed Single Axis tracker installation and its engineering activities

Supervise the subcontract team for executing the solar trackers

Responsible for providing technical service for the solar tracker after construction.

Responsible to train the execution team for tracker installation.

Responsible for providing appropriate solutions to the client during the construction. Projects Managed:

60 MW solar power projects in ITTGI, Karnataka

172 MW solar power project in Dichipalli, Karnataka

50 MW Solar Power Project in Mandamari, Karanataka HINDUSTAN POWER PROJECT Pvt Ltd OCT-2014 TO JAN-2017 Engineer - Solar International

Key Contributions:

Design, analyze, and develop photovoltaic projects including the selection of system components and specifications, electrical diagrams, permitting documentation.

Manage day to day operation of renewable energy assets.

Plans Commissioning Schedule and field service activities according to the commissioning schedule.

Commissions,troubleshoot, repair and analysis of Solar inverters and Solar plant issues

Manage contractual obligations including Owners and Vendors.

Coordinate with facility operators to plan for facility success.

Fault finding and investigation into failures and under performance.

Write facility specific and departmental O&M plans and procedures.

Produce operational reports for both internal and client(s).

Provide technical supports / field Support to site operations

Maintain Operations and Management (O&M) cost trackers and model future O&M costs.

Errection, testing and commissioning of solar power plant (i.e. Solar panels, SMB, Solar Inverter, transformer and HT panel).

Co-ordinate day-to-day performance of a number of operating solar farms by scheduling and controlling site works, reacting to incidents, coordinating unscheduled maintenance and responding to trips and solar plant faults in an expeditious way.

Ensure that the operating assets adhere to statutory requirements for Health, Safety and Environmental performance and comply with project specific requirements in accordance with local authority planning requirements.

Manage asset specific contracts like for instance, grid connection agreement, lease agreements, planning conditions etc. and ensure that the assets are operating in line with these agreements. Supervise, oversee, check and challenge sub-contractors, service & maintenance teams or other contractors on the works performed on-site.

Conducting daily, monthly and yearly performance test (PR ) such as PAC, IAC & FAC as per contract.

Planning & implementing the preventive and break down maintenance schedule for improving overall reliability.

Preparation of daily & monthly analysis report of generation & plant efficiencies.

Help the development team in project development and preparing the Utility documents for approvals etc.

Coordinating with plant manager for smooth execution of project. Project executed:

10 MW solar power project in Clacton on Sea, United Kingdom

14 MW solar power project in Poulshot lodge, United Kingdom

15 MW Solar Power Project in North Hampton, United Kingdom

8 MW Solar Power Project in Salisbury, United Kingdom SUN EDISON (I) PVT LTD SEP – 2012 to OCT-2014

Solar Operation Engineer

Key Contributions:

Responsible for Manpower & material planning, Electrical product finalization and updating the completion status.

Preparing MOM for weekly & monthly review meetings, plan and develop new methods to improve the station operational efficiency and reliability.

Handling installation, testing and commissioning of Solar PV Module, Inverter (250-500 KW) and LT & HT equipment’s (up to 66 KV Substation).

Managing operation and maintenance of Power Plant, 11/66 KV substation and 500kW power-one make central inverter. Identifying Earth, over voltage and under voltage faults and clearing the same.

Responsible for proper maintenance of String boxes, cleaning of PV panels and regular string testing to ensure maximum generation.

Carrying out preventive, predictive & breakdown maintenance of Power distribution system, HT & LT panels, inverters, 66 KV transformers.

Spearheading productivity improvement activities required producing components while controlling the cost and maintaining world class quality.

Handling preventive maintenance, breakdown maintenance, corrective maintenance and predictive maintenance jobs carried out in the field as per the planning and record keeping for the same.

Responsible for safe work procedure; set standards for inspection & repair of equipment during plant shutdown.

Responsible for supporting solar tracker installation

Responsible for trouble shooting solar tracker performance issue

Expertise in trouble shooting solar tracker issue

Managing materials management and inventory control to maintain smooth flow of materials. PPS ENVIRO POWER PVT LTD AUG 2011- SEP 2012

Solar Project Engineer

Key Contributions:

Identified requirements to meet the project delivery schedules, involved in designing, developing and testing of Solar systems, structures, solar modules and power generation units.

Responsible for handling Megawatts projects across North and West zone for their DC installation and commission.

Responsible for analysing the project development documents and provide recommendations. Performed operation and maintenance of power system to ensure quality control.

Provided technical guidance to the staff in power system start up and commissioning. Conducted research on best techniques and strategies to provide full support in all phase of the project.

Monitored solar power performance and record metrics; prepared work scope and request of proposal for various power energy projects.

Provided AC side solution including installation and commission of HV transformers LT and HT Panel.

Conducted order support & presale design activities to ensure meeting customer needs with product standards.

Calculated energy consumption using standard tools and provided support in commissioning process & evaluating design tools/new equipment’s along with Performance Guarantee Testing Project Constructed

10 MW Solar Power Plant at Gujarat Solar Park - NKG Infrastructure Pvt, Ltd

1.5 MW Solar Power Plant at Punjab for EBS (I) Pvt, Ltd

100 KW Solar Power Plant at Solar Roof Top Gujarat for LINE O MATIC Graphic Industry EDUCATIONAL CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Engineering – 2011

Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering -2007 Personal Details

D-O-B : 27- Jan-1989

Father Name : AYYAL RAJU

Sex : Male

Nationality : Indian

Marital Status : Married

Languages Known : English, Hindi, and Tamil


I hereby declare that the details furnished above are true to the best of my knowledge. CHENNAI (AYYALKUMAR GUPTA)

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